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A political commentator says Hekia Parata only kept her job in this week's Cabinet reshuffle because she's a Maori woman.
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31/01/2013 1:17:02 p.m.
Parata when is your masterpiece signing off from Government?
31/01/2013 10:55:52 a.m.
Robert M wrote:
Hekia Parata is a stauch maori nationalist determined to provide all Maori and European and others a good quality education. The Ministry of Education and Lesley Longstone have an elite conservative view that your average kid in poor income areas and Christchurch is a waste of time. If there in Aranui the local schools with community emphasis should be closed and the proleatriat concentrated in large sink schools tightly policed and managed to lower exectations to flipping burgers, working in chain stores and sweeping floors and slaving on building sites and in freezing works. The constitutuency that voted Parata English, Smith and Key in, expect more than this. Their somewhat over optimistic about what can be achieved with little Garry and Gennifer, but nevertheless Heika had no option but to block and monotonously repeat mantras when interviewed- because in all concious she could not give a serious straighfaced representation of the Ministry of Education Policy. She had to expose it . And as Heika said the non pay is Karma on the Ministry bureacrats.
29/01/2013 5:25:21 p.m.
And whale oil is the model of right wing balance and a trustworthy voice of reason? I tried Googling these issues about Datacom and payroll issues and found one article dating back to 2008. Not exactly a Union beat up that he confidently claimed. Looks like he is just too lazy to do any real work. Then again why let the truth get in the way of his prejudices.
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