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John Key says he wants to change the flag because it's outdated. Yet, all governments persist in boring and scaring every foreign dignitary with an extremely outdated - and not really that accurate - Maori welcome that costs the country millions...

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I've been a service member of the RSA since 1952. I do not agree with the stance taken by the RSA about no changes to the current flag.I didn't fight for the flag no more than I fought for the uniform and badges I wore or the ensign of the...

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The RSA has had to fund numerous medical costs including operations for their ex-service members - sadly our health system has failed them badly.These heroes haven't been given the respect and dignity they deserve, and this matter needs to be addressed...

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Congratulations to Winston Peters and the NZ First party backing the RSA in the Government trying to force through a change of our national flag.I call all other political parties against this proposal to all stand up and be counted. As John Key has no...

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Politicians and bureaucrats never own up to or acknowledge their mistakes, so all road building will never fix Auckland and indeed, only jam it up more.Barcelona had this same problem and flooded their city with free public transport for a year.Once everyone...

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In the past John Key has categorically stated he does not have to stand by results of a referendum. After spending $26 million plus on referendums when 80 per cent of the polls state no change is wanted, can we trust John Key to accept the final result?...

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I agree with Otumoetai College students who say keep the existing national flag. The time to change is when and if we become a republic within the Commonwealth. I am, however, pleased with the makeup of the panel members selected to choose a possible...

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Where else but in New Zealand could blatant misuse' of tax payers' money on separatist schemes like Whanau Ora be allowed? And, don't try and tell me it's for all New Zealanders because it's not. Controller and Auditor-General...

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The Auditor-General, Lyn Provost tries to put a positive spin on her report on the Whanau Ora scheme but this is hard to reconcile with the fact that almost a third of the allocated $137.6 million budget was taken up with administration costs. This equates...

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It was reported on the news last week that our counterparts overseas who suffer prostate cancer survive at a longer and better rate than we do. Well I am not surprised after hearing from a friend in Wellington yesterday who informed me he was diagnosed...

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