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Today, 3:49 pm
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Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Just goes to show how difficult passing is on this track that Lewis Hamilton could lap about 1.5 seconds faster than Max Verstappen but couldn't overtake even with DRS so ended up using an alternate...
Forum: New Zealand
Today, 12:08 am
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Rejoice! NZ is on the UK green list!

It's a good idea. ​​​​​​In New Zealand we should be thinking about what our green list criteria will be and what stages we need to go through to reopen travel once everyone in New Zealand [who wants...
May 7th 2021, 4:06 pm
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Ah, Spain, let us all prepare a blood sacrifice to the rain gods on Sunday or I suspect this will continue the tradition of Spanish races becoming siesta time.
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2021, 10:46 am
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Charismatic

Re: 'Implementation unit'

Obviously there will need to be a committee formed to produce an annual report through a public consultation process which will then be drafted into a set of recommendations for the relevant...
Forum: New Zealand
May 4th 2021, 12:05 am
Replies: 4
Views: 352
Posted By Charismatic

'Implementation unit'

Deputy PM Grant Robertson setting up new 'implementation unit' to make sure Government policies actually happen....
May 3rd 2021, 10:34 pm
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Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Normally I would say having a rookie teammate would be a blessing in your rookie year but when you're a mobile chicane having a more experienced mentor might actually be helpful. Looks a long way out...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 30th 2021, 11:30 am
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

The population of New Zealand is (https://www.stats.govt.nz/indicators/population-of-nz)5,112,300 (https://www.stats.govt.nz/indicators/population-of-nz) which means it needs to distribute...
Apr 29th 2021, 2:03 pm
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Another productive afternoon. :thumbup:
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 29th 2021, 1:53 pm
Replies: 19
Views: 1,292
Posted By Charismatic

Re: New adventure ?

Affordability depends on where you intend intend to settle in Australia.

House price to household income Australia (CoreLogic, Q4 2020):
Sydney: 8.3
Regional NSW: 6.6
Melbourne: 7.1
Regional...
Apr 27th 2021, 2:42 pm
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

I only watch the Formula E highlights, no interest in it apart from the crashes and incidents.

Back to F1, three sprint race "qualifying" things this year:
1. Practice 2 on Friday is now...
Apr 25th 2021, 11:46 am
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

That Formula E race yesterday was the embodiment of consumers battery experience. That is exactly how I feel when I go to the battery drawer and end up throwing away a whole packet of batteries...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 24th 2021, 11:39 pm
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

You do also have that fondness for making understatements.:lol:
Apr 18th 2021, 5:32 pm
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Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

To be fair he and Georgie Pie (who looked at fault to me) did help Hamilton a lot today, even if Mercedes don't want to admit it due to circumstance. Mercedes being a little quicker on that pit-stop...
Apr 17th 2021, 4:20 pm
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Bottas seems to be slipping backwards in comparison to his team mate.

Definitely seeing some performance convergence between top teams. That said Mercedes have already said that they are ploughing...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 17th 2021, 3:34 am
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

I've been hearing many news reports of this new wave more deadly P1 Covid-19 sweeping Brazil, including reputable news sources. The only problem is the data sources seem to suggest not:
...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 15th 2021, 8:52 am
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

What I read into that is that they will need to roll out the remaining 5 million(ish) vaccines within 5 months so will need to deliver about 35,000 per day on average (probably more due to public...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2021, 8:40 pm
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

That's why it's a good idea to make sure that date is announced ahead of the main vaccination program starting in July. That way you can avoid a last minute rush as people realise that life has to...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2021, 2:41 pm
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

I don't blame anyone, every country has issues scaling their vaccination program (except for Israel, they really did demonstrate organisation at scale) in the first month.

The point is that now we...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 14th 2021, 6:40 am
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

I'm not sure it's hesitancy holding us back. We seem to have settled at an average of 20k jabs per week (i.e. vaccinating the equivalent 10k people weekly) over the last few weeks. Assuming we intend...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2021, 11:53 pm
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

I've not heard anything further about the vaccines. We did order the BioNTech/Pfizer but the EU has been pinching Australias vaccines (appointing itself judge, jury and executioner in effect) so...
Forum: New Zealand
Apr 8th 2021, 12:09 pm
Replies: 840
Views: 94,254
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Coronavirus

They cycle of people leaving New Zealand for better careers and salaries in Australia or elsewhere is unlikely to stop. In the past we've had net immigration inflow to more than make up the...
Mar 29th 2021, 7:39 am
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

We never had this track limit problem when going off track meant a trip through the gravel, grass or into a wall. The track designs need to be less accomodating, going off-track should cost time not...
Mar 28th 2021, 4:59 pm
Replies: 2,839
Views: 210,714
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Formula 1 fans?

Well done to Yuki Tsunoda. Drove a clean race, finished far ahead of his team mate and points on debut. :thumbup: Typical Honda leaving F1 just as their team shows promise.

Dire start for Mazepin,...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 27th 2021, 1:21 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 1,033
Posted By Charismatic

Re: Is the quality of this car acceptable?

​​​​​If VW was willing to lie to regulators about emissions I'm pretty sure lying to customers about quality wouldn't be much of a stretch. As others have said I'd just buy a Toyota Group car...
Forum: New Zealand
Mar 25th 2021, 8:14 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 244
Posted By Charismatic

Climate Change Comission

Consultation on the Climate Change Commissions advice closes Sunday. If you wish to make a submission you can do so here...
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