Most places around the world, a flag unites – In NZ, Key is so divisive, it has managed to divide us.
I’m not voting in this first round waste of time vanity project for the Prime Minister.
$26million is an obscene price to pay when we have 305 000 kids in poverty and children being sexually and physically abused in State Care. When state tenants are freezing to death in rotting state homes, when over 500 children are homeless in Auckland, when beneficiaries can’t make ends meet and when students are studying on the breadline – participating in a project that is designed to obscure those very issues is not only ethically reprehensible, it’s doing exactly what the National Party wants you to do.
By voting in the first round of the Flag referendum you are acquiescing not only to this vanity project, you are empowering it to obscure the real issues this country faces.
If you are going to vote however – here is how to keep our flag with an informal vote…