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A Waiheke Island Myth Part 1 On Waiheke Island, New Zealand, a myth has grown up among a handful of people in the Rocky Bay Village th...

Wednesday, 29 September 2010


Rodney Hide, the man who cannot organise his own party but thinks he can organise Auckland.

Rodney Hide, the man who cannot organise five people, including himself, but thinks he can organise 1.5 million people.

Rodney Hide, the man who cannot organise a tin-pot party of right-wing extremists but thinks he can get right the biggest local-government re-organisation ever attempted in Australasia, a re-organisation of a type that AUT says has never been
attempted anywhere, ever.

Rodney Hide, the man who admits that he did not think through to the human consequences of soliciting into his party a man who had as a 'prank' stolen the identity of a dead baby, but who thinks he can organise the lives of a third of New

Rodney Hide, the man who ALWAYS tells the truth to the nation...

Rodney Hide, the Mincer of Local Government.

The word hyprocrite comes from an Ancient Greek word, which means actor. Traditional image to represent theatre is a pair of masks, behind which the actor hides himself as he assumed an acted persona. The ACT Party is led by a man called Hide. I do like God's sense of humour.


Did Waiheke jump joyously into the Super Silly or were we pushed by the thick Mr Hide?

Rodney Hide, the man whose accolytes seriously think that Waiheke, a small village-rural community, belongs with the huge maelstrom of the CBD of New Zealand's biggest city, and manage by plastering over the rule of law with egregious lies to make that outrageous shotgun marriage look as if it fits the rule of democratic law.

It was nothing but the age-old lust for territory, dressed up. A wolf in sheep's clothing.

Section 10 of the Local Government Act 2002 says, 'The purpose of local government is (a) to enable democratic local decision-making and action by, and on behalf of communities; and (b) to promote the social, economic, environmental, and cultural well-being of communities, in the present and for the future.'

'When men cannot change things, they change words.' -- Roman proverb.