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Lists of Heads of Government and Heads of State

Tsar of New Zealand

it’s spontaneous and it’s called ‘wit’
Location
the Suede-Denim Secret Police
Pronouns
He/him/his
Sounds like a Harry Potter character
He is the mayor of Invercargill (and NZ's longest serving mayor) and looks like the kindest man alive (he literally cannot stop smiling).
He's also an independent who used to be part of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis AND NZFirst.
To quote the profile I gave of the People’s Tim:
He (or his public persona [1]) is a delightful loon who spent the 70s on a commune and became known for writing a book on concrete, and has spent 29 of the past 36 years as a mayor.

I think his entire personality can be summarised with an anecdote from when he went on our rough equivalent of Mock the Week, where one panel member asked him "Bill Clinton said he smoked marijuana, but never inhaled. Tim, is it true that you never exhaled?"

[1] Shadbolt's first wife has accused him of beating her throughout the 1970s and 80s, and while she has forgiven him and believes he is remorseful, it casts a very dark pall over a jovial buffoon.
Since this was written, Shadbolt has increasingly come under fire from his local council colleagues for erratic behaviour on the job, which is widely speculated to be some sort of mental decline (or a treacherous plot by disloyal councillors, depending on your view).

Regardless, he’s done a lot for Invercargill and has certainly earned his devoted following - it’s just becoming a question of whether he’s not outstaying his welcome (compare heroes of the Global South’s other liberation struggles).
 

Blackentheborg

Huey Long enjoyer
Location
the Blitz House
Pronouns
He/Him
I think his entire personality can be summarised with an anecdote from when he went on our rough equivalent of Mock the Week, where one panel member asked him "Bill Clinton said he smoked marijuana, but never inhaled. Tim, is it true that you never exhaled?"
That's 7 Days, I'm guessing? Struggling to figure out that's Dai Henwood or Paul Ego asking.
Regardless, he’s done a lot for Invercargill and has certainly earned his devoted following - it’s just becoming a question of whether he’s not outstaying his welcome (compare heroes of the Global South’s other liberation struggles).
He still exists in my cultural shorthand because of those Southern Institute of Technology adverts where he plays cricket. Kinda shitty to hear about the wife-beating.
 

Uhura's Mazda

Gauchalist
Published by SLP
Location
Tamaki Makaurau
To quote the profile I gave of the People’s Tim:


Since this was written, Shadbolt has increasingly come under fire from his local council colleagues for erratic behaviour on the job, which is widely speculated to be some sort of mental decline (or a treacherous plot by disloyal councillors, depending on your view).

Regardless, he’s done a lot for Invercargill and has certainly earned his devoted following - it’s just becoming a question of whether he’s not outstaying his welcome (compare heroes of the Global South’s other liberation struggles).
I think you can learn a lot about Tim from the fact that his only steady jobs have been Mayor and Driveway Concrete Pourer In West Auckland, both of which require significant levels of good humour and tenacity.
 

Tsar of New Zealand

it’s spontaneous and it’s called ‘wit’
Location
the Suede-Denim Secret Police
Pronouns
He/him/his
I think you can learn a lot about Tim from the fact that his only steady jobs have been Mayor and Driveway Concrete Pourer In West Auckland, both of which require significant levels of good humour and tenacity.
And both occasionally, since we’re talking about West Auckland, involve encasing an enemy’s feet in concrete.
 

Bolt451

Anxious millenial cowgirl
Location
Sandford, Gloucestershire
Pronouns
She/Her
Cleggmania: Third Variance- Three referendums, three Tory PMs, and the three and two halves party system

2007: Gordon Brown (Labour)
2007-2011: David Cameron (Conservative Minority with DUP Supply and demand )
2011-2016: Nick Clegg (Liberal Democrat-Labour Coalition)

2012 Electoral reform Referendum
Q 1. Change 54% Keep FPTP 46%
Q2. 36% STV 35% AMS 29% AV
2015-2016: Jeremy Hunt (Conservative-Liberal Democrat-UKIP Coalition)
2016 EU membership referendum: Leave 51% Leave 49%
2016 Theresa May(Conservative-Liberal Democrat-UKIP Coalition)
2016-2020 Mary Creagh (Labour-Green-Plaid Cymru-SDLP Government with SNP, Alliance and Lib Dem S&C )

2017 Scottish Independence Referendum: Remain 59% Leave 41%
2018 EU Deal Referendum: Remain 52% Deal 48%
2020-Present Mary Creagh (Labour lead National Government)
 
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