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  • Department for sick bird

    Department for sick bird



    Last month on a New Zealand television news show, Levin pensioner Sam Probert was interviewed after staging a one-man rent revolt which led to him being evicted from his flat by police.

    Mr Probert had barricaded himself in his flat for the past month to protest a $15 rent increase on his council-owned pensioner flat. Following this sad item about an old age pensioner getting turfed on the street over the price of a packet of cigs, the"good" news story featured an al
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  • Citizen's advocate wins pensioner housing case.

    Citizen's advocate wins pensioner housing case.

    Citizens advocate Graham Mc Cready has won a case on behalf of Wellington tenants at Strathmore Court in Miramar. He won $700 each for two pensioners earlier this year after City Housing failed to do any maintenance for seven years, leaving the tenants living in damp cold drafty units that cost up to $285/month to heat in the Winter. Mr McCready said " conditions for these elderly people were appalling and temperatures got down to 9 Degrees C with 90% humidity". Mr Mc Cready also won $450 fo...
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  • Community 'advocate' declared vexatious litigant

    Community 'advocate' declared vexatious litigant

    Woodville man James "Jay" Reid has become just the seventh person in New Zealand to be restricted from taking court action after two judges declared him a vexatious litigant. The attorney-general applied to stop the self-proclaimed "community advocate" from being able to lead civil lawsuits or represent others without the approval of the High Court. Since the Judicature Act was amended in 1965 to allow someone to be declared vexatious, only seven people have been subject to its restrictions. Th...
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  • Siemer Sent to Slammer

    Siemer Sent to Slammer




    Vince Siemer CREDIT: WikiP

    Jail for "Terrorist" publisher!

    Tuesday 15 May 2012, 12:10AM
    By John Creser

    Last Friday, the New Zealand Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by www.kiwisfirst.com publisher Vince Siemer against his conviction and sentence of six weeks in prison for contempt of court. The conviction followed the publication of the secret judgment of Auckland High Court Justice Helen Winkelmann in December 2010, which...
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  • Department for sick bird
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    Last month on a New Zealand television news show, Levin pensioner Sam Probert was interviewed after staging a one-man rent revolt which led to him being evicted from his flat by police.

    Mr Probert had barricaded himself in his flat for the past month to protest a $15 rent increase on his council-owned pensioner flat. Following this sad item about an old age pensioner getting turfed on the street over the price of a packet of cigs, the"good" news story featured an al
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    25-07-2013, 10:14 PM
  • Citizen's advocate wins pensioner housing case.
    by admin
    Citizens advocate Graham Mc Cready has won a case on behalf of Wellington tenants at Strathmore Court in Miramar. He won $700 each for two pensioners earlier this year after City Housing failed to do any maintenance for seven years, leaving the tenants living in damp cold drafty units that cost up to $285/month to heat in the Winter. Mr McCready said " conditions for these elderly people were appalling and temperatures got down to 9 Degrees C with 90% humidity". Mr Mc Cready also won $450 fo...
    26-06-2013, 12:28 AM
  • Community 'advocate' declared vexatious litigant
    by admin
    Woodville man James "Jay" Reid has become just the seventh person in New Zealand to be restricted from taking court action after two judges declared him a vexatious litigant. The attorney-general applied to stop the self-proclaimed "community advocate" from being able to lead civil lawsuits or represent others without the approval of the High Court. Since the Judicature Act was amended in 1965 to allow someone to be declared vexatious, only seven people have been subject to its restrictions. Th...
    28-08-2012, 10:44 PM
  • Siemer Sent to Slammer
    by admin



    Vince Siemer CREDIT: WikiP

    Jail for "Terrorist" publisher!

    Tuesday 15 May 2012, 12:10AM
    By John Creser

    Last Friday, the New Zealand Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by www.kiwisfirst.com publisher Vince Siemer against his conviction and sentence of six weeks in prison for contempt of court. The conviction followed the publication of the secret judgment of Auckland High Court Justice Helen Winkelmann in December 2010, which...
    15-05-2012, 12:25 PM
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