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  # 1868497 19-Sep-2017 12:20
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@MikeAqua Please stop with the "funny names". This is against the FUG. I have edit the original posts and replies.

 

Anyone using a funny name next gets a ban without warning.





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  # 1868506 19-Sep-2017 12:36
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tdgeek:

 

MikeAqua:

 

Jacinda plans to tax water use and agricultural emissions and to invest (mainly) in Auckland housing and infrastructure.  Those taxes are money that will be sucked out of the regions and into treasury.  How will that make the regions 'strong'?  How does she expect main centres (like Auckland) to function as service centres if the real economy suffers?

 

 

What will the $ effect be on each bottle of wine?  And on vegetables? 

 

Edit, how many farmers affected?

 

 

As specific numbers haven't been fixed, any vaguely feasible claim is defensible.

 

Water is typically used at multiple points along a production chain and those charges can be expected to aggregate.  For example in producing wine water is used in irrigating, harvesting, vintning, making packaging and bottling.  Depending on how and where those things are done and where they get their water cost will be added in.

 

But I'm not concerned about the effects on the price of wine.  It's a nice to have and I would benefit from buying less of it.  I'm concerned about the aggregate amounts of tax that will be raised from regional economies to be spent (mostly) elsewhere.

 

 





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  # 1868583 19-Sep-2017 13:54
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Jacinda's Grandmother has passed away Sympathy to her and her family. 


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  # 1868594 19-Sep-2017 14:03
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@MikeAqua Please stop with the "funny names". This is against the FUG. I have edit the original posts and replies.

 

Anyone using a funny name next gets a ban without warning.

 

 

My apologies, I inferred from the various funny names used for Trump on GZ threads (including by me) that politicians were fair game ...

 

 





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  # 1868596 19-Sep-2017 14:03
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Jacinda's Grandmother has passed away Sympathy to her and her family. 

 

 

Yes, a bit tough on her to deal with that in what are the most busy days before the election




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  # 1868601 19-Sep-2017 14:10
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MikeAqua:

 

freitasm:

 

@MikeAqua Please stop with the "funny names". This is against the FUG. I have edit the original posts and replies.

 

Anyone using a funny name next gets a ban without warning.

 

 

My apologies, I inferred from the various funny names used for Trump on GZ threads (including by me) that politicians were fair game ...

 

 

 

 

You cant put the words politician and Trump in the same sentence! 


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I see the Govt has said to it's people not to travel unless essential. I expect that JA won't be affected as her Broomstick is powered by magic :) 

 

(yes that is a joke).

 

 

 

SOME PEOPLE NEVER GIVE UP 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1868619 19-Sep-2017 14:28
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I see the Govt has said to it's people not to travel unless essential. I expect that JA won't be affected as her Broomstick is powered by magic :) 

 

(yes that is a joke).

 

 

 

 

It's OK she isn't government.





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I see the Govt has said to it's people not to travel unless essential. I expect that JA won't be affected as her Broomstick is powered by magic :) 

 

(yes that is a joke).

 

 

 

 

I'm not sure how she is travelling to her grandmothers funeral on Friday, who passed away today....


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  # 1868621 19-Sep-2017 14:30
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networkn:

 

I see the Govt has said to it's people not to travel unless essential. I expect that JA won't be affected as her Broomstick is powered by magic :) 

 

(yes that is a joke).

 

 

 

SOME PEOPLE NEVER GIVE UP 

 

 

Some people have no sense of humor. Relax, take a deep breath.




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gulfa:

 

networkn:

 

I see the Govt has said to it's people not to travel unless essential. I expect that JA won't be affected as her Broomstick is powered by magic :) 

 

(yes that is a joke).

 

 

 

SOME PEOPLE NEVER GIVE UP 

 

 

It was a joke, this thread can do with some lightheartedness, thats fine by me

 

 

 

(I assume he wasnt aware of todays bereavement)


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  # 1868625 19-Sep-2017 14:45
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I wasn't aware, I apologise to those who may have been offended. 

 

I have removed the post.




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  # 1868631 19-Sep-2017 14:49
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I wasn't aware, I apologise to those who may have been offended. 

 

I have removed the post.

 

 

No worries, it was clear you didnt know, no one will have been offended


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  # 1868638 19-Sep-2017 14:52
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Thank you

 

 


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  # 1868682 19-Sep-2017 15:45
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Well, no-one knows. That's the issue. 

 

 

 

I'd suggest there will be an increase in the price of fresh vegetables and fruit from the water tax. 

 

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/farming/95881293/food-prices-will-not-rise-under-labours-water-charge-after-details-released


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