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Seventy Thousand Votes Lost

liposuction in AucklandSo, I heard that 70 thousand Kiwis will not be voting in the upcoming local elections on October 13th of this year. That’s a lot of votes. Why is that? Because they did not update their addresses with the Electoral Commission. So when the Commission mailed update packs for enroled voters, they got bagfuls of undelivered packs. As we all know, accurate addresses are crucial to local elections, as the votes are sent in by mail. What is the Commission to do? Of course they have to remove all those people from the roll.

Okay, I’ll give the 70 thousand the benefit of the doubt. Maybe those were all honest mistakes. An oversight on their part. But I can’t help wondering, how could this happen? I don’t understand. One of the first things that people who change residence would do after moving and settling in is to tell people of their new address? Perhaps they would inform their parents, siblings, close friends. Then they would call or send a note to update their mailing addresses with their banks, credit card companies, mobile providers, and, just as easily, THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION. [click to continue…]

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Union-free Jobs and Market Competition

Throughout the last thirty to forty years, there has been an implicit assumption that unions are best for the marketplace, and best for the people who work for the large corporations as a way of rebalancing their negotiating power against that of their parent company. However, this isn’t necessarily the case – in fact, in many jobs, unions wind up hurting the companies they are designed to negotiate with, and in some cases even causing the downfall of the company by demanding excessive wages and benefits for their members.

This piece was contributed by Charles Morrison, guest author extraordinaire, who runs his own website on job related topics, as well as being a frequent commenter on many employment-related subjects like certified medical assistant jobs and job posting sites. Note that the opinions expressed here are his own, and do not reflect the opinions of the owners of this website.

Take for example the recent downfalls of the American car companies, who had to be bailed out by the taxpayers. The American autoworkers union is one of the most powerful in the United States. As their workers wound up building bigger and crappier cars, they were still demanding wage increases. These combined to bring about the end of an era – the death of the American car and the ascendancy of the import.

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Health Info Without the NHS

I’m just going to come right out and say it, despite the fact that it’s likely to make me rather unpopular to do so: the NHS wastes a hell of a lot of its money on pointless things that don’t require a doctor’s intervention. While one of the great benefits of socialized medicine is the fact that people actually DO go to a doctor for regular checkups, one of the corollary downsides is that people often go TOO frequently, and waste valuable resources that should be better directed to those actually in need – or better yet, used to balance the ridiculous budget the labour party proposes!

David Myer penned this blistering op-ed piece, despite his daily duties running his website. He’s an outspoken critic of the NHS, and regularly posts about health related topics such as foods to lose weight and hyperthyroidism symptoms. Note that his opinions are his own and do not reflect the opinions of the owners of this website.

There is a truly voluminous amount of health information available on the internet nowadays – and I’m not just talking about Fennel tea and sympathy – so maybe people should stop to think about whether or not they can avail themselves of it before they go gallivanting into their local hospital and taking time away from chronically ill patients when all they really needed was something for their chronic hip pain, a proper evs neck brace or simple a posture brace to make sure they sit up straight in their computer chairs!

There have been a number of recent developments as well in terms of what can be accomplished online – I recently heart about a free online eye exam that could save hundreds of thousands of pounds every year on opthamology costs. Now, I’m not saying that it’s an acceptable substitute for a doctor’s professional opinion – but it might help filter out some of those who have absolutely no valid need to go to a doctor and spend said doctor’s time that might be better used on more deserving patients.

The NHS is overstrained and overworked as it is, and there just really isn’t any more money that we can dump into the system that will actually have any positive effect. So before you go to the doctor, do a little bit of research to find out what’s going on before you waste doctors time for what could be treated by a dermatologist, or something equally silly.

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New Zealand is on its Feet and Moving Up

New Zealand is in a political renaissance of sorts. People have conveniently forgotten the times a while back when the country was struggling with a high unemployment rate and plummeting finances. In a time of great trade, and a growing economy, it is easy to forget that the benefits the country is experiencing right now, is less a function of its own internal growth. Rather, most of the Western world was hit with a financial crisis and the country was spared. The rest of the world faltered, and the country was moving along as usual on its own slow pace.

The country has always had a disadvantage. It has a relatively small population. It is one of the farthest countries to reach. It also has one significant neighbor. However, it does have several advantages. It has a hardy population, great natural resources, and lots of land for cattle and sheep. The country itself is one of the biggest exporters of sheep, cattle and dairy products. It also exports seafood. It’s diverse population is also working hard to help each other. Despite its distance from Europe, it has become a major tourist attraction, especially for adventure seekers.

The country is moving, and it is moving very well due in part to the growing entrepreneurial base. More and more companies are setting up shop. A large part of this has to do with the growth of the internet. Although the country is not anywhere near any of the countries with the fastest connection, the point is that with the internet, the physical distance New Zealand from the rest of the world is no longer a deterrent to doing business with the rest of the world.

The Auckland programmer is as part of the world and the commonwealth as Vancouver car accident lawyers trying to make sense of traffic in Canada. As much as there is a great highway system and almost no traffic jam, the country is almost like any other Western country in the way it does business. It is a testament to the diversity of the population, as anything else. The increase in immigration has also helped the country a lot. In the coming years, as the rest of the Western World tries to finally recover, New Zealand should be able to keep up and even stay ahead of the competition.

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The Labour Party is certainly doing more harm than good to our country. Unfortunately, most people from New Zealand don’t realize this. They continue voting for Labour, thinking that they’ll follow through when it comes to their promises. Nothing could be farther from the truth. New Zealanders need to realize that they should vote for the conservatives instead, and for this reason, we have continuously tried to spread awareness of the many amazing things the Conservative party has brought us. In this post, we are going to concentrate on one of the things the conservatives did for our country: regulate online trading. Through the work of the conservatives, so many people from all over New Zealand have found amazing careers doing online trading. Considering this alone, we really should make it a point to vote for the Conservative party in the next election.

Now, you might be thinking, what exactly is online trading? If you didn’t know, people can now trades assets and other financial objects online. Online trading is exactly the same as floor trading, the only difference being it’s done online and actually gives people 24 hour access to assets from different world markets. Online trading wasn’t always a good thing though. When the liberals were in charge, so many organizations actually took advantage of online trading to scam people who just wanted to make an honest living through it.

Thankfully, this isn’t the case anymore, and it’s all thanks to the work of the conservatives. Through their work, online trading has now become a regulated industry. Both consumers and providers working in the online trading sector now enjoy the protections of the law whilst being able to profit greatly.

One of the brokerages that have benefited greatly from the work of the conservatives is Banc de Binary (see their website here). Through the work of the conservatives, Banc de Binary is now able to offer its clients the most amazing services. These services range from binary options trading signals to 24/7 access to live help from expert brokers. Before the conservatives did their work, Banc de Binary couldn’t fully implement such services due to the interference of unethical organizations that worked in the online trading sector. Thanks to their work, such organizations can’t operate anymore, and only those who offer high quality services are able to stay in operation.

Hopefully, this post of mine ends up being helpful to the many people out there who are still on the fence with regard to who they’re going to vote for in the next election. If you are a binary options trader yourself (click here for more information on binary options trading), then you really should make it a point to vote for the Conservative party in the coming election. Should the Labour party win, you might not be able to enjoy what binary options trading has to offer any longer. The Labour party seeks to undo the progress brought about by the Conservative party. We shouldn’t let this happen; we need to make sure that everything stays according to plan.

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The Labour Party is downright bad for this country. Through their work, so many people from all the country have lost their jobs. In addition to this, so many people from all over the country are not able to afford healthcare anymore because of their work. Thankfully, not many members of the Labour Party are in power. If they were, we’d be suffering a lot more. In the coming election, people should at least consider voting for the conservatives again. The conservatives are the only ones capable of running this country; unless we give them a chance to do so, our country will not experience growth and recovery.

What are the things that the conservatives did better than the members of the Labour Party? For one, there’s the regulation of online trading. Thanks to the work of the conservatives, so many people from all over the country are now able to engage in online trading without the risk of being defrauded. If you look up the statistics, you will actually see that so many people are now doing binary options trading with Banc de Binary (bankdebinary.co.uk) and many other brokerages. In fact, many of these people have made binary options trading their primary source of income. Because of the laws enacted by the conservatives, both brokerages and traders are actually able to do great business with each other. If the conservatives hadn’t done a great job regulating the online trading industry, so many binary options traders from the country wouldn’t be able to consistently earn thousands of dollars a month without the risk of being defrauded.

Still, even though we are enjoying the protection of fair online trading regulations right now, this doesn’t mean that they can’t be repealed. The Labour Party is actually working towards discarding the currently existing trading regulations. This is because the Labour Party has ties to certain businesses that are losing profits as a result of the trading regulations. Should many members of the Labour Party be voted in office in the coming election, so many people who rely on online trading as their main source of income would suffer. Obviously, we don’t want this to happen. In today’s economy, it’s very hard to find work in most sectors. Can you imagine how hard it would for binary options traders to recover should they lose the protection of the current trading laws? By voting for the Labour Party in the coming election, you will contribute to the suffering of so many people from all over the country.

Hopefully, this post of mine will end up convincing people to vote wisely. I’m not forcing anyone to not vote for the Labour Party; I’m merely asking my readers to really think about who they’re going to vote for in the coming election. What I wrote about the politics of online trading should play a significant part in the forming of your decision; still, it shouldn’t be the only thing that you base your voting decision on. We still have some time before the next election. Use this time to reflect on your voting decision.

 

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Dealing with the Labour Party

The Labour Party is doing more harm than good – everyone who lives in New Zealand know this. However, many people still continue to vote for Labour. This is because they have been brainwashed by the party to continue voting for them – they have made people believe that the negative effects of their work are just a temporary suffering we have to endure to be able to achieve the greater good. This isn’t the case. The Labour Party doesn’t actually know what it’s doing. The reason why I am creating this post is to convince people to not vote Labour in the coming elections. Hopefully, I succeed in doing so.

Why exactly should people not vote Labour? For one, although the Labour Party claims that they aim to create jobs for the masses, this isn’t exactly the case. In fact, the opposite is true. The jobs they are creating are just smoke and mirrors, and the money they spend for “job creation” ultimately just ends up in their pockets without benefiting anyone else. Of course, what they do is actually “legal.” Yes, the party would go so low so as to exploit a legal loophole just to benefit themselves.

Another reason why people shouldn’t vote Labour is that they are taking away our rights to actually make a living for ourselves. They are pushing for greater social control. They want to limit our freedom to be rich. They are forcing us to donate greater money to the government – this would’ve been somewhat okay had they been spending the money on worthwhile projects, but the extra money they have been getting from the pockets of New Zealanders ultimately end up in theirs too.

People who are very much aware of the Labour Party’s failings need to start campaigns which seek to spread awareness of them. Unfortunately, though, such campaigns are very costly, and most of those who are anti-Labour are belong to the middle class.

The good news is that it is now easy to raise money for such endeavours, and it is through binary options trading. Of course, to be able to experience success in binary options trading, people need to work with a great binary options brokerage firm. To most New Zealanders, the best binary options brokerage firm happens to be Banc de Binary. Banc de Binary is considered the best binary options brokerage in the world by many people for many reasons. These reasons include the fact that the brokerage guides their clients throughout every step of the way, and that they give them access to so many underlying assets from all over the world.

Is Banc de Binary a good brokerage? Is binary options trading good or bad? These are just some questions many people ask when they first consider doing binary options trading. The answer to the former is “yes” – just by checking out the Banc de Binary website, anyone can easily find out all the reasons why the brokerage is so great. The answer to the second question is “it’s good” – absolutely anyone can make great money off binary options trading. So long as people do binary options trading with Banc de Binary, they can regularly raise enough funds to give great support to campaigns which aim to spread awareness of the failings of the Labour Party.

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The Importance of the Common Voice

commonvoiceThe power of the voice is important. Without the power to communicate how we feel about things from small goods to major political decisions, not only would we feel helpless as a person, but many injustices in whatever form they may take could occur without any fear of retribution or consequence.

Building a network

When people feel that their rights are being challenged, they tend to react. Reaction from a group of like-minded individuals leads to the formation of a network. A network gives rise to power of voice and popular opinion, as well as debate, discussion and comparison of ideas and options. It was this network that gave rise to our organisation – ‘Don’t Vote Labour’.

Being heard

In the early days we felt our concerns were not being heard by the government and members of society so we had to get our message out to the public. The first thing we did was create large banners that we could hang outside of government buildings. We raised some funds and sought out a company that offered aerial lift rentals. We used aerialliftpros.com because they had a great range of cheaper used aerial lifts that they were willing to rent to us at a bargain price. We used these lifts to attach our banners and this was enough to get them (and us) noticed. Before long we were being interviewed for the nightly news program.

Using the common voice

One of the things that the ‘common voice’ tends to get very passionate about is the political landscape in which they live. People have very long memories when it comes to the political arena, and their voice is never stronger than at the election polls when they reward or punish the actions of the current party in power. At other times, the common voice can’t wait until voting day, and so they commence their own campaign with the agenda to disrupt and embarrass those at the helm of the party. Sometimes this is considered to be a necessary action to highlight a serious issue or cause. If the common voice has managed to build a big enough backing network, then the issues at hand may go beyond local affairs until it becomes a matter for legal and political precedence. This is when the real challenge in expressing sentiment occurs.

Whether you are part of a network voice like ‘Don’t Vote Labour’, or if you are an individual who wants to right a wrong in your community, don’t feel as though you have to sit in quiet about it. Express your common voice and let your thoughts be known. You may just be a catalyst for significant and beneficial change.

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Heatwave Affects Power Supply in Australian City of Adelaide

powerTemperatures are expected to reach 46 degrees Celsius in Adelaide, Australia today as heatwave strains their electricity supplies and sparks wildfires.

The states of Victoria and South Australia are experiencing extreme heat that the demand for electricity shoots up. As many as 100,000 homes and businesses like in the food business, forklift rentals, and other industries may be affected by the power outages and the reduced electricity supply according to Victorian Energy Minister Nicolas Kotsiras in a statement. The two states and New South Wales have been given bushfire warnings and high winds are anticipated to increase the danger tomorrow according to emergency authorities.

Play was also suspended on courts at the Australian Open Tennis Tournament which was held in Melbourne as the temperature rose to 42 degrees Celsius. A tennis player and a ball boy collapsed in the heat.

Because of the heatwave, fire authorities in Victoria and South Australia have issued warnings over out-of-control bushfires as the condition persists in southeastern Australia.

The maximum temperature in Adelaide so far is 44.2 degrees Celsius at 3 in the afternoon though it has been several degrees warmer in the northern suburb. The temperature in Roseworthy which is north of Adelaide rose to 46.4 degrees Celsius at 1:58 p.m.

For the first time, Adelaide now has recorded three consecutive days more than 43.5 degrees Celsius for the very first time. Melbourne has today maxed out at 43.9 degrees Celsius.

According to Country Fire Service chief officer Greg Nettleton, Friday would be very dangers for firefighters. Therefore, a total fire ban would be declared all over the state.

It was reported that 12 of the 15 fire ban districts have been considered severe while the Mt. Lofty Ranges, Upper South East and Lower South East are being considered extreme fire dangers.

So far there has been no reported deaths caused by the heatwave but there are a total of 163 cases of heat-related hospital admissions all across South Australia which started Monday.

At 4 p.m. today, there already had been a total of 34 presentations to metropolitan Adelaide hospitals.

Health officials continue to urge the public to take care of the elderly, vulnerable, and people who are suffering from chronic health problems like heart conditions during a heatwave. People also have been given a warning about possible sunburns which could occur quickly in conditions like this.

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Milking for All Its Worth

dermal fillersDairy is one of the product categories that New Zealand is world famous for. It’s one of our biggest exports! We boast of happy cows that eat green grass and drink clear water from our streams. We have delicious milk, probably ranking among the world’s best. Oh we have such a good name. If we lose our reputation as one of the world’s top sources of dairy products, the economic repercussions will certainly affect every kiwi at home and abroad. Well we’ll soon find this out first hand, because our milk’s reputation HAS been tarnished.

Sri Lanka has alleged that kiwi milk producer Fonterra has supplied the country with milk contaminated by botulinium bacteria, which causes botulism. Authorities in New Zealand and in the countries involved have formed investigation committees to look into this, but while all that’s underway, the company’s managing director Gary Romano has resigned, and Fonterra milk products have been pulled out of the shelves in many different countries in the Asia Pacific.

Just how badly this will affect us, we’ll only know how bad it is when the dust has finally settled. But we should all be worried, because we are dependent on our dairy businesses. Wool used to be a far more important export – when had that changed? Well, no matter, we have shifted to dairy, for better or for worse. And we have to pick ourselves up from this scandal and clean up our act, as soon as possible, with no time to lose.

What do with our milk supply in the meantime? Future orders will definitely decline. Perhaps the powers that be can think of ways to use all that product. Of course we have our cheeses and baby formulas and other food products, but perhaps we should invest in some research and development for non-food applications of dairy. Perhaps venture into milk-based beauty products? Why not? Beauty is big business, given the demand for Botox and dermal fillers, which you can avail at Juvae. If Jordan can market its mud and salt, and if Turkey can boast of its argan oil, then perhaps our beloved New Zealand can contribute milk-based bath and toiletry products.

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