Debris washing up on Wellington roads 8:58pm 4/3/14
Debris washing up on
Tuesday, 4 March 2014 -
Wellington Police are asking motorists
to drive with caution on the coastal roads tonight. With
the southerly storm blowing in, there have been reports of
rocks and debris being washed up on roads near Moa Point in
Wellington and on Marine Parade near
Contractors are heading to the areas but this
will remain a problem until the tide turns. High tide is at
9.30pm in Wellington.
At this stage no roads are closed
but this will be reassessed as high tide approaches and the
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Issue 49: Werewolf Weekender
Philip Matthews: From The Lost Continent
It’s a case of better late than never for Olivier Assayas’ marvellous After May/Apres Mai, which first screened at Venice in 2012, had a couple of North Island screenings last year during the International Film Festival’s “Autumn Events” season, got a theatrical release in Australia – but not here – and only now appears on DVD, after Assayas himself has moved on. More>>
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For a while in June, the top two singles on the US Billboard charts featured Iggy Azalea, an Australian model turned hip hop performer. To some, this may seem like just the latest chapter in a long saga of whites ripping off black culture, while enriching themselves in the process. Obviously, there’s some truth in the stereotype. Yet it can also obscure the positive collaborations – in jazz, soul music and hip hop – between musicians who treated each other as creative equals, race regardless. More>>
Satire: Carry On Captaining
Oh hello. Scanner Technician Davis. To what do I owe the pleasure?
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Oh, pish. This vessel has been travelling along smoothly for generations – particularly smoothly in the last few years though I say so myself – and I happen to know we have never once been hit by an asteroid... More>>