Waikato Breweries: 1924 Ford Model T owned by Brian Cossey .

Brian Cossey’s 1924 Model T Ford

My son Roman, his friend Jake, and I had the pleasure of going to Saturday’s ‘Wings and Wheels’ car, motorcycle, and aircraft show held in Thames New Zealand (27-1-24).
We rode in my good friend Simon’s beautiful 1958 Buick Special Coupe.

Unfortunately for me my old camera is on it’s last legs, and as I do not have a smart phone I was unable to take a stream of photos which would have made this blog article more interesting so I have had to snipe some pics off my sons phone for this. The pics of Bryan Cossey’s 1924 Ford Model T were dutifully snapped by my son Roman at my command… thank’s son.

Custom fabricated Sportscar (NZ)

There were plenty of Rad rides on display… plenty of Yank Tanks… an Austin Healy Club had many cool little sports cars there.
Another mate Scotty was with his Mini Club in his British racing green Mini Cooper. There were Military displays, including some small artillery which were fired, and then there were the Arial displays… Harvard’s, Yaks, other high performance stunt planes, some Bi and Triplanes, and the highlight being some cool swoops, rolls etc by a Corsair Warbird.
A truly fabulous looking machine.

A Russian Yak: Photo Roman Wikiriwhi.

Now to the Star of the show… Brian Cossey’s 1924 Model T Ford…
2024 makes this particular Truck 100 years old!

Many of my friends and I myself are huge fans of Waikato Draught Beer, and belong to the social club ‘Friends of Waikato Draught’
This is why Bryan’s Truck caught my eye and captured my affection!
I did not see him at the show and so I have not received any permission from him to blog about his fine Model T Truck yet I hope to track him down in the next few months and have a chat with him about it.
I have questions!

It just so happens that Waikato Draught Ale will be celebrating it’s 100th birthday next year in 2025!
This centennial will celebrate the date Waikato breweries began to sell their *Draught ale* which was not their first beer and thus this centenary is to be distinguished from when Waikato Breweries originally started (back in the late 1800s), and from when they established their NZ Famous Brewery at Bridge St Hamilton Waikato which I believe predates 1912.

It is also to be distinguished from The 100th birthday of Waikato Draughts famous Mascot ‘Willie the Waiter’ Created in 1945, he is currently only 78 years old so will not reach his centennial until 2045 (Only by the grace of God I might live to celebrate that!… here’s hoping!)

The tailgate is particularly interesting as it speaks of a ‘100 year Re-enactment’ held in Wellington and Auckland dated 3rd-7th Nov 2012.
Now I am unfamiliar with the date 1912 being of any significance to Waikato Brewery?
I suspect it has to do with the first Model T Fords arriving in New Zealand as they were Manufactured by Henry Ford from 1908.

You can’t get more Waikato than Waikato Draught!
The Beer has Iconic status in the Waikato region and beyond.
Many of the classic and oldest Pubs have Waikato Draught Emblazoned across them.
Waikato Draught has sponsored Sporting events, esp Rugby for generations… esp the Mooloos.
This puts Brian Cossey’s 1924 Model T into the Epic League in the eyes of the Friends of Waikato Draught!

It is a fact that Waikato Brewery imported the first truck to the Waikato District.
It was a Wichita…

I recommend Waikato Draught fans and Kiwi Beer historians to get hold of a copy of Colin V. Innes fabulous book ‘A Crown For The Lady’… The unravelling of a pioneer story. Moana Press.
It is a must read for Waikato Draught fans and anyone interested in the history of Hamilton, Huntly, Taupri, Teawamutu Ngaruawahia, in particular the business dealings of the Innes family who were pioneer Beer makers who established Waikato Breweries.

Tim Wikiriwhi.
Beer Expert.
New Zealand.

Yours truly.. and my BA Falcon… Ford Rulz!

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Big Hui: Kingites Plot Social Unrest To Maintain Racist Treaty separatism @ Turangawarwae .

All too predictable!
The Kingites are at it again!
The Chamberlain policies of appeasement to Maori radical angst over the past 50 years have had predictable results.
Consecutive governments have proven feeble in the extreme… prime for extortion.
This environment has tended to empower and strengthen within Maoridom leaders who excel in the politics of this extortion, tilling, sowing, and fertilizing the soils of racial division, fake offence, and fraudulent grievance.
Propaganda is now embraced as Gospel… usurping the place of history.
This has become the mainstream ethos embraced universally to a greater or lesser degree.
It is a thought crime to be critical of the ‘Official narrative’… ie… to question the presumption that colonisation was a gigantic racist crime committed against Maori.

The Maori King has actively participated in pushing this narrative, esp in respect to the city of Hamilton… seeking to tear down it’s monuments, efface it’s street names etc.. all part of an ideology of ‘De-colonisation’ whereby Non Maori New Zealanders and their history and their culture are being systematically denigrated and maligned.
Not a single admission that Maori have greatly profited from colonisation is ever admitted.

What’s the Big Hui all about?

Kiingi Tuuheitia, who called the national hui attended by about 10,000 today, later told the crowd their message had been “heard around the world” and warned the government not to tamper with the Treaty of Waitangi in its proposed legislation.”
Click the link (above) to read the NZ Herald’s take on the hui.

The Impetus for this ‘Waitangi’ of the tribes in Ngaruawhia was to discuss and plot what united resistance they intend to mount against the newly formed National-Act-NZ First coalition government that ran for election on promises to halt the Radical Ardern Labour He Pua Pua Agenda she was imposing without mandate from the people of New Zealand… much to their alarm… and for which the people of New Zealand spoke at election time 2023.
Under Ardern Maori Radicalism and institutionalized racism was expanded at a truly staggering pace.
All government departments became Maorified to the point that the average New Zealander did not even know what they stood for any more!
She sought to rob New Zealanders of their control over water… and so much more… All in the dead of night… Employing every trick in the book… the least transparent government ever!

Disgrace: Ex NZ PM Radical Socialist Jacinda Ardern who deserted her party by quitting her post, and hypocritically accepted a Damehood.

By far New Zealand’s worst and most disastrous Prime minister she was however loved by the radical tribal interests and Neo-marxist academics who hate Traditional New Zealand and sought to disfigure and destroy it.
Ardern could see the writing was on the wall and jumped ship rather than face sacking for her treasonous activities by an angry population.
She got off lightly, yet the damage she did… the racial divisions she exacerbated… and the riches and power she apportioned to tribal interests has now placed race relations in dire jeopardy as those vested interests whom have become accustom to enjoying such political advantages will be willing to go extreme lengths to keep hold of them.

Winston Peters (NZ First party), PM Chris Luxon (National Party) , and David Seymour (Act Party) all rode into office promising to end Ardern’s Racial Political Agenda, and to reverse much of what she and previous governments had done.

Now is the time they must deliver on these promises, yet rest assured Waitangi Apartheid will not be dismantled without courage, and unwavering resolve in the face of extreme resistance that could at times spill over into violent protest.

This is what the big Hui is all about!
They are about to unleash the flying monkeys!
The want to unite all their pet radical minions to resist the disestablishment of Treaty separatism!
The Maori King want’s treaty separatism entrenched… for ever!
(Note: The treaty did not separate but united all New Zealanders as One people… *Separatism* is the great lie)
Note also that the Racist radical movement… those who primarily vote for the Maori Party or the Greens do not represent the Maori people but are a minority.
It must be remembered that most Maori are not even registered on the separatist Maori electoral roll but choose to be on the general roll with their fellow Kiwis.

The separatists intend to make it very difficult for the New Government to reform our apartheid system.
They are getting ready to kick up a heck of a big stink!
When it comes to protesting no other single interest lobby group is as well organized or as willing to resort to violence as the Maori Radicals are.
Not even the Radical environmentalists.
The unspoken truth is that Maori Radicalism poses by far the greatest threat to the safety and well being of the New Zealand public.
1000 times more militant and dangerous than so called ‘White supremacy’ which pose such a tiny risk as to be laughable by comparison yet has been hyped up for political purposes.

Depending on how committed the new government is to pushing back institutionalised racial separatism will determine just how extreme the lengths will be that the rabid separatists will go.

Notorious Racist MP Willie Jackson threatened *War!*

This is what extortion looks like!
This is how gangsters operate!
This is what Billions of dollars of treaty settlements have got us… Gratitude? Peace? No! Contempt!
It is via such threats that so many generations of Politicians have shirked the responsibility of Getting rid of the Maori seats in parliament, and all the vile treaty separatism.

The people of New Zealand must be prepared to square off against vicious organised resistance and heroically walk this gauntlet… for our children’s sake!
For the future well being of *All New Zealanders*… including the common Maori who today are mere pawns in a political racket being used by their own corrupt leaders.
The future for New Zealand must be racial unity and harmony… one law for all. One citizenship, not institutionalised racial division, and endless grievance.
Will these three Coalition leaders (two of which are of Maori lineage) have the stones to maintain course for truth and justice in New Zealand in the face of a withering storm?
Probably not.
There are already signs that they are not up to the task… that they will falter… that they will not bind themselves together in an oath to fulfill their election promises and work to put an end to the Waitangi extortion racket, but instead will vacillate and engage in petty politics… none the less those of us Kiwis who are committed to those ends, must put aside any past angst we may harbour about National-Act-NZ First.. and use all our strength, hearts, and minds to embolden them to take on this formidable and urgent task of ending Treaty Separatism and grievance… once and for all!
They need us to have their backs on this one!

My Grandfather Autiti Wikiriwhi and myself at Whakawerawera in the 1980s.

I am committed to this end.
I will endeavor to assist this government to do the right thing, and I encourage all my fellow New Zealanders, including Maori *in this crucial hour* to rally for the side of right and good!
We can see the vested interests who seek to perpetuate separatism and grievance have already mobilized to prevent reform!
We can see that 50 years of appeasements has not brought an end to their malice, endless slanders, and demands!
All it has done has emboldened them and made them a more formidable obstacle to justice and equality… a sore that will never heal because they choose to keep it open and festering!
For that is how they propagate and maintain Racial division and hate!
This manufactured hate shows it’s ugly head at mass protests, hikois, and occupations… under false manufactured claims of oppression… and these spectacles are what timid populist politicians fear most.
Should this government lose it’s nerve again and capitulate it might be decades before another group of leaders express a willingness to push back on Treaty separatism.

I hope I am wrong about this new Government’s resolve.
Christians ought to pray God imbues them with conviction, wisdom, and fortitude… for the task ahead is great, yet so too will be the reward of ending Apartheid to New Zealand and establishing One Law… one citizenship… for all.

On a personal note I want to do my bit for the cause.
I have committed myself to this for 2 1/2 decades and have educated myself on the issues.
I have held public meetings, Contributed to Government Inquiries and Bills, and ran in both Local body and National elections on a policy of establishing Racial equality before the law.
I am also a Libertarian political commentator.
I believe I have much to offer this public discussion for truth, reason, and the moral high ground are soundly on our side.
One united and sovereign nation, one Law for all.

I offer an open invitation to Christopher Luxon, David Seymour, and Winston Peters to meet with them and discuss how I might be of assistance to them in achieving these noble ends.
I won’t hold my breath on them taking up my offer, yet it is sincerely given.

I also offer an open invitation to meet and talk with all and any Iwi or Hapu leadership… including King Tuuheitia, for in truth I am no one’s enemy!
I agreed with much of your address (You tube vid below). I understand your concerns. Many of your insights were legitimate, yet appreciate that 50 years of the politics of separatism has created a divide that makes everything seem like ‘Us against them’, yet that most certainly is not how things should be.
New Zealanders interests are not at variance with each other. We should all respect each others rights as equals.
I am a messenger of good will. I have a message Maori leadership needs to hear because if they truly care about their people’s wellbeing and future rather than just political power for themselves I have a transformative message that has the potential to deliver great gains that Socialism and separatism has utterly failed to deliver.
This is why I have a clear conscience, and speak with boldness, and with urgency. Because as long as the lies and hate that underpin treaty separatism are maintained… the people suffer.
Was there anyone at your Hui who proposed these ideas?
If not the people were not given a full perspective, nor are all options for today’s political climate being considered.

As a Maori Libertarian and Christian I sincerely believe it is in everyone’s best interest… esp Maori to bring Treaty separatism and grievance to an end.
I am willing to lay out how freedom and equality will in no way hinder Maori from full enjoyment of their Culture, on the contrary it will remove from it an association with nasty racist politics.
I believe Maori Leadership can be transformed away from sowing race hate and social unrest towards harmony and true self-empowerment and that this is the real remedy for Maori problems with vice, poverty, and crime because it puts an end to *the victimhood mentality* that is propagated by the Anti-colonisation propagandists, It explodes the myth that politicians and governments are the source of wellbeing and prosperity, and at last makes each individual Maori responsible for their own moral outcomes, and future prosperity.
This is not an easy road… but it is the truth!
It is the only road out of the valley… to Peace.

Treaty separatism is a scam and a trap!
Lets speak the truth!
It’s time to face the Racist Radicals and defeat their lies!
It’s time for true liberation!
It’s time for New Zealanders to restore our Unity and Fraternity.

Note: In a Free Society it is a right to speak freely your opinion, and to protest *peacefully*… that is how you maintain your legitimacy and Mana.
Never allow yourself to be deceived by political stirrers into becoming violent or destroying property.
I ask Maori youth to not allow themselves to be used as political pawns to prop up a racist political system but instead to support one law for all.

We are about to be tested as a nation.
Have the people of New Zealand the spine and the resolve to face the outrage the hateful racist Maori Radicals are about to unleash for the sake of restoring New Zealand back to the envy of the world… God’s own?
Or will we cower before the haters… the noisy racists who seek to render all non-Maori as second class subjects,,, forever???

Tim Wikiriwhi
Christian Libertarian.

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A Submission In Opposition To The Electoral (Entrenchment Of Maori Seats) Amendment Bill








The Exploding Ford Pinto Scandal Was NOTHING Compared To What’s Happening Today : Uncle Tony’s Garage.

Remember the Ford Pinto Scandal? Ford knew the Pintos were dangerous but did the math and chose to hide the truth and release the car anyways…
Now Fast forward to Electric vehicles…
Watch Uncle Tony’s video below…

Now watch a second video by Uncle Tony’s Garage about an EV fire at Cook’s Beach, Coromandal, New Zealand in which a EV caught fire while charging.
Yet the Fire investigators report was that the fire started ‘somewhere else’ in the home… yet Neighbours caught the event on camera and the fire definitely originated in the garage!

This appears to be a possible example of the truth about the dangers of EV’s being kept out of the Public spotlights… for political reasons… to minimise public resistance to the destruction of the Oil based Transport being replaced with what we are supposed to imagine as being ‘the safer cleaner, greener Electric alternative.

Politicians setting absurd deadlines for fleets to be electrified, rather than allowing the technology to safely progress at its own pace without political pressure cannot help but cost countless lives! We are seeing this same insanity right across Western Society as Woke Globalists seek to skew Reality to suit their own insane Socialist agendas.

Western society truly is filled with wooly headed idiots to let these Political charlatans destroy our societies over fake climate change hysteria!

Tim Wikiriwhi
Christian Libertarian.