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Wrapped Up & Under Wraps: Korowai on Loan from QEII | Crown Loan for Ihumātao Land  before Waitangi Day 2020?

Wrapped Up & Under Wraps: Korowai on Loan from QEII | Crown Loan for Ihumātao Land before Waitangi Day 2020?

The Snoopman QEII Korowai Loan Cues Tax Herd-Funded Ihumātao Land Buy-Back Loan? At Waitangi on 20 November 2019, Prince Charles appeared to signpost the solution in the dispute at Ihumātao over land confiscated by the Crown in July 1863, with the symbolic loan of the korowai gifted to Queen Victoria […]

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Deep State Power Crimes, History, Propaganda & Cultural Memory

Royal Landlord Possession Rituals

Royal Landlord Possession Rituals

How Prince Charles’s Rituals of Occupation, Possession & Sovereign Conquest of November 2019 Obscured the Two Legal Tracks Laid by the British Crown to Acquire New Zealand with Paper, Pens and Presents by Persuading Māori that Queen Victoria was a Benign Monarch The Royal Tour of Prince of Wales and […]

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Deep State Power Crimes, Feature

Beyond Reasonable Negligence – Was the 1979 Air NZ Erebus Crash a Take-Down by the German DVD Intelligence Agency?

Beyond Reasonable Negligence – Was the 1979 Air NZ Erebus Crash a Take-Down by the German DVD Intelligence Agency?

The Snoopman The crash of Air New Zealand Flight TE901 into Mt Erebus, Antarctica, on November 28 1979 was a take-down arranged by German intelligence – claims barrister and aviation expert Michael Shrimpton. This investigation delves into the extent of the airline’s cover-up, lying and other breaches of law tabled […]

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Deep State Power Crimes, History, Propaganda & Cultural Memory

Landlord Possession Rituals of Prince Charles

Landlord Possession Rituals of Prince Charles

Signs the Royal Tour by the Duke and Duchess of Cornwall maintained British Monarchy’s Ancestral Claim to Realm of New Zealand By The Snoopman The Royal visit to New Zealand by the neo-feudal billionaire, The Prince of Wales, and The Duchess of Cornwall, is shown to be a charm offensive, […]

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Power Crimes and Propaganda

Operation Eight Raids: De-risking Crown Sovereignty Loss

Operation Eight Raids: De-risking Crown Sovereignty Loss

By The Snoopman The Police dawn raids – code-named Operation Eight – of 15 October 2007 that were inflicted at several locations across New Zealand primarily to undermine Tūhoe’s chances of regaining their ancestral Native Estate, primarily the mountainous Te Urewera wilderness. New Zealand’s National Security State, including the Police, […]

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History, Propaganda & Cultural Memory

Ihumātao | Fraught Precedents for Land Buy-Backs

Ihumātao | Fraught Precedents for Land Buy-Backs

A land dispute five minutes drive from Auckland International Airport became a news story of national significance in July and August of 2019. The fight led by whenua protection group, SOUL, or Save Our Unique Landscapes, to stop a transnational construction company’s proposed housing development on historically significant land, has […]

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Ihumātao Class Lesson #003: Te Warena Taua – The mandated kaumātua who authored his own use-by-date?

Ihumātao Class Lesson #003: Te Warena Taua – The mandated kaumātua who authored his own use-by-date?

By Snoopman — September 6, 2019 at 1:00 pm [updated 9 August 2019] The recipient of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2004, Mr Te Warena Warren Jack Taua, is the key opponent in a battle with ‘the six cousins’ of Ihumātao, their campaign group and the papakāinga, or […]

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Ihumātao Class Lesson #002: Let’s Fix This

Ihumātao Class Lesson #002: Let’s Fix This

Words & Hikoi Photos by Snoopman, 26 August 2019 Ahi Kaa Kaitiaki cast as ‘Squatters’ Let me decipher how New Zealand’s Pākehā-dominated ruling class uses buck-passing, stealthy paternalism and polite institutional racism through the case of the land dispute at Ihumātao. The fight over the ownership of land at Ihumātao […]

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History & Cultural Memory

Ihumātao Class Lesson #001: July 23 in History

Ihumātao Class Lesson #001: July 23 in History

Was the timing of the July 23 trespass notice served by 100 New Zealand Police on occupiers at Ihumātao simply a random date? Or was the date chosen for its historical significance to signal a coordinated advancement by New Zealand’s National Security State? This Ihumātao Class Lesson explores the possibility […]

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History & Cultural Memory

Deep History of Ihumātao:  The Methodist Connection

Deep History of Ihumātao: The Methodist Connection

During and after the Waikato War of 1863-64 in New Zealand, well-connected Wesleyan Methodists capitalized on vacated Māori land on the Ihumātao Peninsula by leasing ‘Native Reserves’ and buying ‘Waste Land’ lots to run cattle. These incursions by two Wesleyan families – the Vercoes and the Wallaces – occurred with […]

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