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Thread: PM Apologises for Erebus Wrongs - 40 years later

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    PM Apologises for Erebus Wrongs - 40 years later

    How long will the firearms owners of this country have to wait for an apology for the way we have been treated by the government , I wonder ?

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/117...iversary-event
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    Hmmmm. I wonder how the families feel about receiving an apology from someone that wasn’t even alive when the tragedy occurred. Maybe I should apologise for the great fire of London.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rushy View Post
    Hmmmm. I wonder how the families feel about receiving an apology from someone that wasn’t even alive when the tragedy occurred. Maybe I should apologise for the great fire of London.
    Did you light it?
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    That she's apologised to the relatives of the people lost on Mt Erebus on behalf of the Govt and Air NZ is a good thing.

    But it's an easy thing to do 40 years after the fact

    The people who should've been apologising were Morrie Davis and Rob Muldoon, among others.

    She's basically looking good for putting right the official screwups of the time.

    It's a feelgood moment, it's cost her and her tribe nothing to do, and ought to be good for a point or two in the polls.

    IMO, they need a supertanker full of feelgood moments between now and the election, if they want to stay in power.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidGunn View Post
    Did you light it?
    Yes he did, but he was full of waikato at the time, so not his fault.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidGunn View Post
    Did you light it?
    Hardly. I was a bit young to be playing with matches.
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    So, in 40 years' time, will the then-PM apologize for scapegoating LFAOs for the Tarrant atrocity? Yeah, nah. Plus, I'll be pushing up dem metaphorical daisies. I neither will know then nor do I care now.

    I have always thought apologizing for what happened decades / generations ago is pure, 100% virtue-signalling. So, OK, stoners. Enjoy whatever temporary feel-goodness you getz. You're still a waste of the communal oxygen.

    That is all.

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    If we are going to have a "sorry" thread then I am sorry for who I voted for last time...to remedy it I will never vote for that party ever again.

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    Maybe her parents should apologise to the country for a moments indiscretion and it's consequences.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marty Henry View Post
    Maybe her parents should apologise to the country for a moments indiscretion and it's consequences.
    With her father being a cop...when did one of them ever apologize for anything.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DavidGunn View Post
    If we are going to have a "sorry" thread then I am sorry for who I voted for last time...to remedy it I will never vote for that party ever again.
    Exactly my sentiment, I rarely feel bitter about anything but I sure as hell are embittered with this Labour bunch because of their knee jerk action to firearm license owners and also by their wild unfulfilled promises....grrr..
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    ...... I think I’m going to chunder!!!!
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    [QUOTE=A330driver;924146]...... I think Im going to chunder!!!![/QUOTE

    ....You'll have to fill in an application form to do that.BTW, diced carrots are no longer allowed.
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    Quote Originally Posted by A330driver View Post
    ...... I think I’m going to chunder!!!!
    "Chunder Tax"...Cindy hasn't thort of that one yet....i'll flick her an email and get things moving.

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    Wait for the compensation calls now

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