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New Zealanders are defined as race apart In Australian name calling trial

by | 23rd, November 2012

THAT’S racist! We might yet to find the Rosa Parks of non indigenous Kiwi emancipation, but we’re getting there. Being a New Zealander means being part of a distinct race. As Tim Blair notes :

A certain episode of Flight of the Conchords, in which Australians were described as being “descended from criminals and retarded monkeys”, will never be shown again. A fatwa, or beergutwa, will make sure of it.

Kiwis know they are a race apart because of the actions of Czech-born Petra Mills. The 31-year-old called Chelsea O’Reilly a “stupid fat Australian’”. Mills was drunk. she called the police to report an incident with her husband. They witnessed her words and made sound testimony at Macclesfield magistrates court.

Miss O’Reilly, a British/New Zealand dual national mixed-race  said being called Australian had offended her. Miss O’Reilly told magistrates:

“She called me a stupid fat Australian bitch. Because of my accent there can be some confusion over my nationalityShe knew I was from New Zealand. She was trying to be offensive.”

Mills tells the court:

“Yes, I shouted at her but it had nothing to do with racism. I did not used the word Australian. I used to live with an Australian person. She was very nice.”

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