The Moose Step Up

The New Zealand Maori tribe has been involved in a huge win in the courts.

A Supreme Court judge last week ruled that the Moos should be given a chance to prove they were the original owners of the land they occupied.

The case has taken on added significance after the Crown appealed the case to the Supreme Court.

The court was told the Maori are the descendants of the Maoris who settled on the land, and were not the original occupants of the site, but were instead the ancestors of some of the settlers.

Chief Minister Jacinda Ardern’s Government is considering whether to appeal.

The Moos have not said how they will proceed.

Chief Justice Mark McCafferty told the court they wanted to be given an opportunity to show they were not descendants of anyone, but instead of the people who lived in the area, were descendants of a group of Maori, including the descendants who owned the land.

“This is a matter for them to show that they are not the first people to have occupied the land,” Chief Justice McCafferter said.

Chief Judge John O’Donnell said there was no evidence of any Maori ancestry on the Moo land and there was a lack of documentation from the settlers that would support this contention.

The judges said there had been no indication that the Maoridou had been descendants of any of the descendants or their descendants and there were no documents that would show their ancestry.

The Crown said they would be allowed to establish a legal claim for land.

The trial will begin in November.


‘I think I’ll quit’: New Jersey woman with ADHD loses her job after being fired

NEW JERSEY — A woman who was fired after posting an online video of herself sleeping on the couch in her apartment was shocked when she was let go from her job at a New Jersey department store, a spokesperson said Tuesday.

Rachel Hausman, 39, of the New Jersey City borough of Morris was fired Friday after her supervisor heard about the video she made of herself lying on the sofa in her Brooklyn apartment, said Liz DeAngelo, a spokeswoman for Macy’s.

The company said it had a policy against people using their work computers for inappropriate purposes, and that Hausmen had no prior record.

Hausmann was hired to be a part-time cashier at the department store in October 2014.

DeAngelo said the company has “zero tolerance” for harassment and misconduct and takes any allegations of harassment seriously.

The video posted last year showed Hausmans sitting on the floor of her apartment with her head resting on her hands, a cigarette in her mouth and her head on a bed, and her legs crossed.

Hartsons face was covered by a blanket and she was wearing headphones.

She was working on an online business with her boyfriend.

Deangelo said the video was shared with her by a former coworker and a former colleague at another store.

She said Hausmants family had been supportive.

“She was so kind to us and we wanted to take care of her,” DeAngelo said.

“The fact that it went viral and made her a household name made us realize that she was a person who had the potential to make a difference in the world.

We are so proud to be her family.”

Hausmans family did not respond to a request for comment.

She was suspended from the department stores duties at Macy’s and J.C. Penney stores, the company said in a statement.

Hansman was promoted to a full-time store manager in May, DeAngelo added.

She has worked at the company for nearly three years and has been an employee of the company since June 2013, she said.

De Angelo said Hansmans experience in the store “gave her a unique perspective of the business environment” and helped her become a more positive and well-adjusted employee.

She’s also a member of the Hudson Valley Youth Center in Hudson, Deangelo said.

Hausman has worked as a cashier for the department at the Macy’s store in Hudson since 2014.

She will be back working in the department starting July, she added.

The department store had no comment.

Wake up, pull up, keeping up appearances

Wake up every day.

The more you do, the more comfortable you’ll feel.

The closer you get to the truth, the easier it will be to get through the day.

That’s what it means to wake up every morning.

Keep the pressure on and get out of bed as soon as possible.

Keep your focus on what you can control.

That way you can accomplish the important things in your life.

The day is always going to be the best day ever.

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