Thanks for the lesson in wisdom, Daisy – but who owns moa bones found on a public beach?

January 10, 2015
"Betcha I'll be famous when they find my bones on the beach in a few hundred years..."

“Betcha I’ll be famous when they find my bones on the beach in a few hundred years…”

Alf has acquired some more wisdom this morning, even though he already was well blessed in this department.

He has learned it is unwise to pick things up on a public beach and then try to sell them.

He has no great urge to go looking for things on public beaches and trying to sell them, it should be understood.

But he knows that some of his constituents are apt to go to the beach, and he is passing on his newly acquired wisdom to these constituents to help them avoid trouble.

The wisdom in this case has been imparted by a South Taranaki iwi negotiator who has pitched in to discourage a bloke who is trying to sell a bone which he reckons is a moa bone.

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Maori Council should try tipping the scales with a case

August 27, 2009

Dunno what sorts of dickheads are running loose in the New Zealand Maori Council.

But the buggers are vowing to keep fighting for Maori ownership of water, even though the High Court has refused them leave to take the case to the Supreme Court over the issue.

That means pissing more Maori money – or is it public money? – against the courtroom wall.
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