nathan:charsleysa:gzt: Is anyone else sickened by the whole circus? I just find it so ridiculous.
I would mind a lot less if they were celebrities and not only because they would be paying for their own holiday.
The sad reality is they are here as representatives of New Zealand's head of state The Queen and therefore hosted at the expense of the state. The constitutional arrangements I find far less objectionable than this horrible charade. Ban it.
Good luck! Your best bet is for NZ to become a republic.
Then we get presidential politics
Isn't that what we get now??