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Jun 25th 2010, 7:34 pm
Replies: 23
Views: 4,036
Posted By Yarpy

Re: Uk passport for visit to Dublin?

Foreign & Commonweath Office Travel advice
http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/europe/ireland?ta=entryRequirements&pg=4



In effect, a journey from the UK...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2010, 8:55 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

Nothing of the kind. This is a discussion about public policy - in a public place. Something that, in a free society, you are allowed to do!
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 15th 2010, 7:18 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

But do you live in South Australia?

Rann Government curbs internet debate
http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2010/02/02/2807584.htm



Strictly speaking this is not censorship. But how many...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 9:40 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

One hundred per cent agree! Moreover no one has the right to create these awful images in the first place. The children need to be protected first and foremost from these awful people. Personally I...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 9:10 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

I agree but there are other ways to improve young minds than Government censorship.




Ah ! Which religious groups do you want to get rid of and how does that affect my Human Right to believe...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 8:23 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

It matters because you might be doing something that is very far from being dodgy but is something the Government simply does not agree with. Have a look at what has happened in Australia where they...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 7:41 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ censors the Internet

It's a problem because, whilst on the one hand we need to eradicate child porn, on the other hand we don't want the Government jumping in and having editorial control over the Internet.
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 14th 2010, 7:30 am
Replies: 41
Views: 2,201
Posted By Yarpy

NZ censors the Internet

Government's across the world are in a real fix as to how to stop the child porn racket. It looks like the NZ Government has used this situation to censor what is said on the Internet:

NZ internet...
Forum: New Zealand
Jan 27th 2010, 11:15 am
Replies: 37
Views: 2,321
Posted By Yarpy

Re: Anyone live with a snorer!!!

YES! But the solution was very simple. I wear ear plugs. The foam ones from the chemist work OK but, many years ago, I had a pair custom made. They guarantee a comfortable night.
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2009, 9:23 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Yarpy

Re: Has NZ caught kiddy paranoia?

Well this letter in the UK Daily Telegraph shows just how ludicrous the paranoia is these days:
...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 31st 2009, 9:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Yarpy

Re: Has NZ caught kiddy paranoia?

You may be right. If, in the UK, an adult encounters a child in distress the 'safest' thing to do is probably to call the police and let them deal with it.

Pop across the English Channel to France...
Forum: New Zealand
Oct 30th 2009, 9:07 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 838
Posted By Yarpy

Has NZ caught kiddy paranoia?

Check out the British news item:

Criminal record checks are turning us into a nation of suspects
...
Jul 6th 2009, 8:25 am
Replies: 5
Views: 873
Posted By Yarpy

Migrants kicked out - Daily Mail

Expats' paradise lost in New Zealand's jobs crisis - just weeks after it was named best place to make a fresh start
...
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 25th 2008, 5:49 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,317
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ1 flight to New Zealand via LA

The question on my mind is what rights did you have during the period when your children were detained?

A neighbour had this experience recently. Her husband was 'detained' for two hours....
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 24th 2008, 6:17 am
Replies: 27
Views: 6,317
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ1 flight to New Zealand via LA

Now ask yourself the question:

How did they come by the information to construct the profile?
Forum: New Zealand
Jul 23rd 2008, 7:09 pm
Replies: 27
Views: 6,317
Posted By Yarpy

Re: NZ1 flight to New Zealand via LA

I have heard of that happening in other circumstances. It is disgusting behaviour by the Americans - especially as you are just on a refuelling stop. What is their problem? If I decide to go to NZ...
May 27th 2008, 12:58 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 28,774
Posted By Yarpy

Re: I Britain a Hellhole

And your point is?
May 27th 2008, 12:02 pm
Replies: 422
Views: 28,774
Posted By Yarpy

Re: I Britain a Hellhole

Visiting is one thing. When you live here you have to engage with public services and other facilties. That is when you understand the changes.
Apr 23rd 2008, 2:26 pm
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By Yarpy

Re: EU removing England from the map effect U?

It depends which bit of the UKAY you live in. We are on an Island and relatively undisturbed by a lot of the change. However, on rare visits to the mainland we are often shocked by what we find and...
Apr 23rd 2008, 7:20 am
Replies: 21
Views: 1,783
Posted By Yarpy

Re: EU removing England from the map effect U?

I see they have deleted the Channel Islands.

There is no end to EU madness.

Don't come back to the 'UKAY' The culture here is very harsh and unrecognisable even if you have been away for just a...
Apr 1st 2008, 6:52 am
Replies: 81
Views: 5,426
Posted By Yarpy

Re: ID Card Register - put you off coming home?

A really excellent No2ID pop video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x9HsnIGuHQQ

It had me in stitches.
Mar 18th 2008, 12:22 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,426
Posted By Yarpy

Re: ID Card Register - put you off coming home?

You won't be voting Liberal Democrat then:

http://www.libdems.org.uk/noidcards/
Mar 17th 2008, 6:38 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,426
Posted By Yarpy

Re: ID Card Register - put you off coming home?

But what is the practical point of ID Cards?

From the BBC:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk_politics/7301424.stm
Mar 17th 2008, 2:37 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,426
Posted By Yarpy

Re: ID Card Register - put you off coming home?

CrunchieFrog, thanks very much. I am reading the paper today and will post a comment soon.
Mar 16th 2008, 8:56 pm
Replies: 81
Views: 5,426
Posted By Yarpy

Re: ID Card Register - put you off coming home?

What is happening in the UK is that criminals are routinely planting other peoples DNA at crime scenes. The popular one is a cigarette packet. Also a beer glass from a pub. The police have to follow...
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