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    Default Re: NZ Elections

    "Islanders and Maori, many of whom were Prefects who behaved like "Brown shirts" toward anyone who was not part of their "gang".

    Normil, that was standard behaviour at boarding and private schools for prefects and their brown nosers in my day. Hopefully things are a little better.


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    Quote Originally Posted by skuthorp View Post
    "Islanders and Maori, many of whom were Prefects who behaved like "Brown shirts" toward anyone who was not part of their "gang".

    Normil, that was standard behaviour at boarding and private schools for prefects and their brown nosers in my day. Hopefully things are a little better.

    Me too! Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chip-skiff View Post
    He tini ngā whetū e ngaro i te kapua iti.
    Ha! A mate of mine frequently greets me with something in Maori to which I reply "and up yours too!" He gets it.

    Cheers
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    E kore e piri te uku ki te rino. Toi te kupu, toi te mana, toi te whenua.
    We're merely mammals. Let's misbehave! óCole Porter

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