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An Invitation to a Census Burning




An Invitation to a Census Burning

"I flatly refuse to answer the government’s pesky and intrusive questions into my life," says Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell, "and I invite all others who feel the same to join me in burning the government’s damn Census form!"

"I invite like-minded protestors to join libertarians across the country who will be hosting census burnings on census night, or to join me in Whitianga - where I will be basing my campaign for the Coromandel seat in 2002," says Cresswell. He also points out that, for less radical objectors, a form letter of protest for stapling to your Census form (downloadable at www.freeradical.co.nz ) will also be made available for those who will be filling out their form, albeit under protest. "These people can burn copies of their Census form if it makes them feel better about knuckling under to Nanny’s intrusion," smiles Cresswell.

"Governments have for too long ignored that they only exist by the consent of the governed," says Cresswell. "Instead, they have practised compulsion as their habitual means of dealing with us. This census offers a rare opportunity to give the statists the finger."

Libertarianz census protests are planned for:

Auckland: Cuba Cigar Bar, 421 Parnell Rd, Parnell. Ring 021 352 051 for details

Whitianga: Ace-Hi Riding Ranch, SH 25, Whitianga, (8Kms south of Whitianga township) 6:30pm, (07) 866 4897 for details

Whangarei: E-mail aaron@igrin.co.nz for details

Tauranga: Kaimai Café, Kaimai. Ring (07) 543 3136 for details

Hamilton: 7 Fuchsia Ave, Pukete, Hamilton. Ring (07) 849 8323 for details

Taupo/Central Plateau: E-mail dennis-bjm@xtra.co.nz for details

Christchurch: Meet at Stogies Cigar bar in Colombo Street, 7:30 PM. Ring (03) 347 8857 for details

Helengrad: Helengradonians are complacent, compliant, cop-outs. Please contact fcw@xtra.co.nz if you disagree

New Plymouth: Devon Hotel, Rocks Bar courtyard, 7.30pm, ring (06) 753 4627 for details

Dannevirke: Jack’s Cafe 7:30pm, phone 025 205 4418 for details

Dunedin: Please contact (03) 473 9041 for details

Invercargill: Please contact mtammett@stc.quik.co.nz for details


For more information contact:

Peter Cresswell


(09) 631 0034, or e-mail: organon@ihug.co.nz


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