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  Reply # 1886365 19-Oct-2017 17:19
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tdgeek:
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MaxLV:

 

 

 

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I am sure if Jacinda knew the result, and it wasn't in her Favour, she would be out and attacking Winston for his decision and stealing the Thunder. Likewise with National.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maybe...  I hope they go with Labour/Greens, but I'm not holding my breath. National have got a lot more to lose, and would most likely be willing to give a lot more to NZF than Labour IMHO.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I've said from the start when Winston announced he wanted to wait for the special votes to be counted that his preference is Labour. I still think that is his preference.

 

 

 

*I just read a Herald article that his "tough" decision was because he wanted to go with Labour but Labour is offering him less than National!

 



Greens 150 are meeting with Labour. They did not plan to meet unless they had to. Could be Labour or just another counter counter counter counter offer

 

Bloody Greens are the ones causing the holdup! Labour and NZF have both said that they wont/cant reach a coalition agreement until the Greens have (with Labour), and the Greens wont until they know if Labour/NZF are going into coalition.

Greens have a planned meeting at 07:00pm but there's no guarantee they'll have a meeting tonight. They've cancelled all the previously scheduled meetings this week.  

 

 


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  Reply # 1886383 19-Oct-2017 18:17
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@maxLV could be.

I've read articles why it's National and not. And Labour and not. They have all been compelling. The delay could be that

It better not cost a arm and three legs and if so, all 3 are at fault

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1886384 19-Oct-2017 18:21
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I feel sick at what I feel is coming

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  Reply # 1886389 19-Oct-2017 18:48
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networkn: I feel sick at what I feel is coming


It will be Winston there is no getting away from that. Cost? Billions The NZF policies are at the cost ilof National or Labour policies. Either way I bet they bid way too much

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  Reply # 1886393 19-Oct-2017 18:58
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I was wrong by an hour - time enough to sweep the lawn clippings off your paths!


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  Reply # 1886394 19-Oct-2017 18:59
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Bu@@er





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  Reply # 1886395 19-Oct-2017 19:00
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Yay! Labour and the Greens.

 

 





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  Reply # 1886396 19-Oct-2017 19:01
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I have no major concerns and now we can get on with it. I also feel National have dodged a bullet





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  Reply # 1886397 19-Oct-2017 19:03
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He makes a fair point 12 days after specials were announced - that is a reasonable period & far shorter than 1996.




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  Reply # 1886401 19-Oct-2017 19:19
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Well that's  over I hope despite our political leanings we move on with our lives as usual and support this new government. For those of you who are against the collation you only have another 3 years to wait (probably only 2 before major changes are implemented) and then have your chance to change.  But lets get behind this Government and do the best for our country.


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  Reply # 1886402 19-Oct-2017 19:19
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Umm the Greens haven't decided?

 

Anyway just heard him speak - the coalition is between NZF and Labour, not the Greens, and I quote the live feed, "[he] hates [the Greens]".

 

Awesome! I'm waiting for the promised Dunedin hospital next year. 


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  Reply # 1886406 19-Oct-2017 19:36
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gulfa:

Well that's  over I hope despite our political leanings we move on with our lives as usual and support this new government. For those of you who are against the collation you only have another 3 years to wait (probably only 2 before major changes are implemented) and then have your chance to change.  But lets get behind this Government and do the best for our country.



I don't believe they will do much I'd regard as the best and no, I won't be getting behind them in any way at all if I can avoid doing so.





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  Reply # 1886410 19-Oct-2017 19:39
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An open mind is such a wonderful thing. Maybe you will discover that one day.

 

 





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  Reply # 1886411 19-Oct-2017 19:40
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Rikkitic:

 

An open mind is such a wonderful thing. Maybe you will discover that one day.

 

 

 

 

Pot, Kettle, Black?

 

 


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  Reply # 1886413 19-Oct-2017 19:44
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gulfa:

 

Well that's  over I hope despite our political leanings we move on with our lives as usual and support this new government. For those of you who are against the collation you only have another 3 years to wait (probably only 2 before major changes are implemented) and then have your chance to change.  But lets get behind this Government and do the best for our country.

 

 

 

 

Right, you as you did with the National led Government for the past 9 years?

 

Getting behind this Government and "do the best for our country" are mutually exclusive terms in my view. 

 

 


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