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First ever SOSNZ Post – Why I started it all

I think my first ever blog post deserves another airing, as it explains exactly why I started SOSNZ, why I continue, and why others keep reading.

Save Our Schools NZ

I got a message via SOSNZ’s Facebook page today saying that the page was too biased and ran the risk Imageof becoming a place where people just shouted “Yeah, stuff ’em!” at the politicians rather than constructively debating.

I wrote back to the gentleman concerned (let’s call him Bernard) with these thoughts:

Dear Bernard, I totally agree that debate is needed and I really do encourage you to challenge what I say, share and comment on – I am learning as much as anyone and in no way think I have the answers. If yu look through, a ‘fan’ called Simon Vincent (who I do not know) joined and shared some alternative thoughts and I welcomed them. Please think about staying and sharing other thoughts than mine – that’s how you, I and others will be able to debate and think and learn. Dianne

Happy that I’d hopefully encouraged Bernard to come…

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