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  1. After the break-in damage is fixed - of course.

    After the break-in damage is fixed - of course.
  2. Well, it will cause a re-examination of the...

    Well, it will cause a re-examination of the domiciliary usefulness of a few motorway overpasses, right? ;)
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    Hard to justify moaning, in that case. The...

    Hard to justify moaning, in that case.

    The all-or-no-one thing is a real repeat bad penny, all over the country, of course.
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    The tales of water supply privatisation are...

    The tales of water supply privatisation are indeed sad and sorry ones.

    But - I have to ask - in your hypothetical tale, were those who received the $1400 bill told in advance of the estimated...
  5. Play Nicely!

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    Please can those who are ignoring the wisdom in "thinking for many minutes before pressing submit button" take a large step back from their keyboards and avoid getting too...
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    Amen to that, Wayne. Most all of it.

    Amen to that, Wayne. Most all of it.
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    Are you offended if someone calls you "a kiwi?" I...

    Are you offended if someone calls you "a kiwi?" I know one person who is. Weird comes in all shapes and sizes.

    Stick to the thread topic, OK?
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    Who are "they?" This is a hoary old chestnut....

    Who are "they?"

    This is a hoary old chestnut.

    The 'official' figures that 'they' give out are a fantasy.

    It's been discussed on PT in the past. That discussion resulted in an approximate...
  9. Take photos with you (or the PM and photos)

    Take photos with you (or the PM and photos)
  10. One's politically tenable; the other is not.

    One's politically tenable; the other is not.
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    Any recap on this January 2016 prediction?

    Any recap on this January 2016 prediction?
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    I've had a similar experience. Perhaps it's a...

    I've had a similar experience. Perhaps it's a matter of the audit trial or process used? And being reasonable?

    I offered to meet with the report provider to negotiate a fair(er) fee based on a...
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    That scenario seems to have already started so...

    That scenario seems to have already started so how you put it is hard to argue against.
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    I do grasp that, but struggle with the descriptor...

    I do grasp that, but struggle with the descriptor that the tenants are a hazard. (Except financially)

    The compound that's to be used is the hazard. The tenants need to be kept away from it, as...
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    Government Outlines 'loopy Rules' Response...

    Government Outlines 'loopy Rules' Response
    18 July 2016
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    Why blame the cylinder? Does you installation...

    Why blame the cylinder? Does you installation have what's called a three-in-one inflow valve? If so, it contains a filter that may need cleaning.
    The pressure reducing feed valve, then the pressure...
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    No chance. The Ministry of Bungling &...

    No chance. The Ministry of Bungling & Inappropriate Expenditure has said that it has no interest in trying to inform tenants of their obligations and responsibilities. Only LLs get that guilt laid on...
  18. Thread: best airline?

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    A delay is bad enough. Cancelled is different. ...

    A delay is bad enough. Cancelled is different.

    If you go with a minimalist airline, expect the minimum and you likely wont be disappointed.
  19. Thread: best airline?

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    It Just Keeps Getting Worse For KrapKart

    Jetstar Flight Grounded: Hundreds Of Passengers Stranded In Melbourne, Bangkok
    14 July 2016



    But it does seem to happen to some airlines more than others. Why wasn't the engineering work done...
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    Good To See The Flexibility?

    Marlborough District Council Encourages People To Live Above Shops To Boost Town Centre
    14 July 2016
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    Thanks - I appreciate the bush lawyer comment,...

    Thanks - I appreciate the bush lawyer comment, more than you can know. ;)

    That's sort-of my conclusion too, except that I would add that it can also be only one of those things. (Or even all or...
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    Sorry if I was not clear. I don't think "sue"...

    Sorry if I was not clear.

    I don't think "sue" is quite the correct word.

    I'm proposing to initiate a private prosecution against a Council for a breach of the law (NZ statute), using section 26...
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    Private Prosecution - Council

    Anyone been down this path and have some experiences to recount which I could learn from?

    Seems to be covered by the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 - various sections. Section 19 has me scratching my...
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    I suspect that the general NZ demographic and the...

    I suspect that the general NZ demographic and the opinion polls would be the driver. Too many voters too close to becoming national superannuitants would likely be part of a election result backlash...
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    Indeed. Fascinating to read back through its...

    Indeed.

    Fascinating to read back through its history. Many (if not most) such things were introduced by a Labour gummint. Usually to cries of derision from the opposition. But, once the National...
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