Uncle Jim hasn’t got his bullet – and the courts don’t have their body-snatch ruling upheld, either

August 10, 2014
But Uncle Jim is packing a bigger judicial punch than this lot.

But Uncle Jim’s mana so far is beyond the reach of this lot.

Alf has been keeping an eye out for signs of the Crown wanting to have the law upheld.

But no. The law remains defied and the body of James Takamore remains buried in Tuhoe country, contrary to a Supreme Court ruling on where it should go, which is back to Christchurch and into the hands of the dead man’s wife.

Curiously, so far as the Grumbles’ research can establish, ACT leader Jamie Whyte has been remarkably quiet on this matter. After all, it looks like a clear case of one law for indigenous persons and another law for the rest of us, which is something Jamie has been railing against.

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