Police should publish the selection process used to appoint non-Police personnel to enforce compliance with Covid-19 regulations at roadblocks, Hobson’s Pledge spokesman Don Brash said today.Read more
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Thank you to those who taped a sign to your vehicle and drove the Groundswell route through the town nearest you on Sunday.Read more
ACT Party leader David Seymour hit a “perfect symbol of something the left worships as sacred” this week when he dared to question race-based policy by tweeting a Covid-19 vaccination priority access code for Maori. The New Zealand Herald printed Mr Seymour’s reply to the hornets who swarmed out of the nest, and that reply was top of the Herald's website all night. Mr Seymour’s reply is a succinct statement of all that Hobson’s Pledge has been fighting for. The full text is reproduced below. Please enjoy:Read more
ACT Party leader David Seymour.
ACT Party leader put the spotlight on state racism when he tweeted an image of a code reserved for Maori and said: "If you're worried about vaccination waiting times, you no longer need to make an appointment. All you need to do is use this access code."
The outrage was predictable. However, none of the outraged have provided any evidence of any person disadvantaged in the vaccine rollout by the fact that they have a Maori ancestor.
"The virus doesn't discriminate on race, so neither should the rollout," Seymour said. Hobson’s Pledge agrees.Read more
Electoral race-baiting clicked up a gear yesterday when Maori Party co-leader John Tamihere smeared “Pakeha” as "asymptomatic racists".Read more
The Independent Police Conduct Authority has confirmed what we have been trying to tell the Prime Minister, that roadblocks and checkpoints established by Maori groups without Police permission and supervision are unlawful.Read more
A total of 4900 people have signed our petition against iwi vigilantes illegally setting up highway checkpoints. The petition was launched before ANZAC weekendRead more
It appears that Maori New Zealanders are above the law, and that the Government is relaxed about that, Hobson’s Pledge spokesman Don Brash said today.Read more
This letter is provided as complaint regarding the actions of the NZ Police and endorsement by Police management of illegal roadblocks that have been established in various areas across New Zealand and widely reported in the New Zealand media. It is urgently requested that immediate action is taken to ensure that all illegal roadblocks are terminated and that the requirements of the Alert 4 COVID-19 conditions of remaining at home are consistently and urgently enforced.Read more
There is not the slightest justification for tribes asserting that they have closed roads to protect their people against the Covid-19 scare, Hobson’s Pledge spokesman Don Brash said today.Read more