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More Kiwis have been seriously injured by the vaccine than by covid

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For many years Medsafe NZ has kept a database of reports of suspected reactions to vaccines. This one of its primary jobs, and it uses this data as an indicator of vaccine safety. This wasn't controversial. But for the covid vaccine, we have  reports like this  where an anonymous Ministry of Health spokesperson stresses that this data should not be used as a safety indicator. Despite this being the entire purpose of the database. Note that this is not a database of post-vaccination deaths and injuries, as implied in the article, but of injuries and deaths that are suspected to have been caused by the vaccine. Yes it's likely that some of these deaths and injuries were coincidental. However it should be noted that it's impossible to demonstrate a reaction definitely was caused by a vaccine; this correlative data is the best we have at the statistical level - which is why it is kept. As of January 31st  (the most recent report), Medsafe recorded 2,447 reports of suspected

Rebuilding Team New Zealand: Waking up

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I have written so much about the occupation of Parliament grounds, and not published it. Things moved so fast. But it was better to be involved than just write. I don't expect opposition to listen to any of this, so great is the ideological divide. Most refuse to read anything I write on the subject (and many unfollowed me before the protest began). This divide is the result of people doing exactly that: refusing to listen. The other side of the story is like water off a duck's back, not to be indulged for an instant. Camp Freedom, as many called it, was a safe, beautiful, and inspiring place. If you saw no evidence of that it is most likely because you weren't offered any and didn't care to investigate for yourself. Or because you don't believe such a thing is possible. If there is anyone apart from obvious mainstream media who actually visited in person and still thought it was a place filled with by abusive or filthy people, or white supremacists, as said by our

What we won in a single battle

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Yesterday: source: convoy2022nz @instagram A summary in a single image of what our movement is doing. It is an excellent start. * * * But it's just an image. You have to see it with your own eyes to believe it. That is one of our many passionately held common values: reality above images. Telecommunication cannot replace face-to-face interaction. Never again. No more self-isolation. No more masks. * * * What is happening in Wellington, through the support of our brothers and sisters around the country, and the inspiration of Canada, is an entirely peaceful revolution. It isn't unprecedented: East Germany had a peaceful revolution in 1989. But I don't know of another that was won in a single battle. * * * (To be continued in person)

The end of Team New Zealand

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After tomorrow our government splits New Zealand in two along political, religious, and marginalised lines. And the conditions of that split have already escalated out of control. Two months ago  experts said domestic vaccine passports were unlikely; now they're practically everywhere, far beyond government orders, let alone the law. If this were the last blog post I ever made, it would be enough. Though I have so much to say about all this, I've said little, because I've been so discouraged since the first lockdown. I thought New Zealand believed in equality and non-discrimination. Turns out it was — in the vast majority of Kiwis — nothing but lip-service. I know most people don't understand why strict limits on power are necessary. What's happening now may make some realise - but most aren't even aware of what's happening now, which is what this post is for. Going by historical precedents, most still won't understand until it's far too late. But w