Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Bye Bye Charles

Media Release

Republic of New Zealand Party

Monday 5 November 2012

For immediate release


Bye Bye Charles

Republic of New Zealand Party spokesman Kerry Bevin, is saying, “Bye bye Charles.”

“Real Republicans want royal ties cut so that kiwis can grow up constitutionally and be completely self-determining.”

“The new democratic Republic of New Zealand would need a new written Constitution that supersedes the archaic Treaty and sets out principles of governance for all citizens as free and equal under the law.”

Kerry Bevin said that Charles can take John and Jerry back to England with him along with other cringers, sycophants and wannabes.

“Class privilege, the medieval trappings of monarchy and the divine right of kings has no place in modern egalitarian New Zealand, going forward into the new millennium.”

“Obviously John is angling for a knighthood for his CV. That will please Mummy. Jerry’s pomp and ceremony is irrelevant and embarrassing in a small country.”

According to Mr Bevin, former Prime Ministers Jim Bolger and Helen Clark have acknowledged this reality.

Our current sycophantic Prime Minister is obstructing our constitutional development as he trickles money up to his mates.”

Mr Bevin said the Republic of New Zealand Party would introduce a Presidential model of government.

“That means Jerry would have to leave office and Government House. John would move in as the incumbent leader to take up residence as the elected President and Head of State. Jerry isn’t elected.”

The Republic of New Zealand Party would also ask Kiwis, in a binding referendum, if they wanted the black flag with the fern on it as the country’s official flag.”

It would certainly become our new flag, Mr Bevin said

“Good riddance to the Union Jack! The Empire is dead! Kiwis are not Poms!”

Ends

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

Midwives On Pay Equity: Historic Bill Of Rights Case For High Court

“We have been left with no choice.” That from Karen Guilliland, the Chief Executive of the New Zealand College of Midwives, as the organisation prepares to file a pay parity discrimination case on the basis of gender under the NZ Bill of Rights Act in the High Court. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Children’s Commission Report On CYF

Accusing the overworked and underfunded staff at Child, Youth and Family of a “dump and run culture of neglect” is the kind of luxury that a Children’s Commissioner can afford to indulge in from his own comfy perch in the bureaucracy. More>>

ALSO:

Mt Eden Prison: Serco Inquiry Extended

A two month delay to the Government investigation into prison fight clubs shows the extent of problems within the Serco circus, says Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis. More>>

ALSO:

Health And Safety: Late Addition Of National Security Provisions A Concern

The New Zealand Law Society has expressed its significant concerns at the last-minute addition to the Health and Safety Reform Bill of provisions for a closed material procedure for court proceedings where national security is involved. More>>

ALSO:

Rugby And Beer: World Cup Alcohol Bill Passes

ACT MP David Seymour’s Sale and Supply of Alcohol (Extended licensing hours during Rugby World Cup) Bill completed its third reading by 99 to 21... More>>

ALSO:

Get More From Scoop

 

LATEST HEADLINES

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Politics
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news