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HARD NEWS 05/08/03 - Home and Away

HARD NEWS 05/08/03 - Home and Away

Hi folks,

An absolute fiesta of new posts from the entire crew, except me, so I can have a rest. Great stuff in all of them - and note particularly Marianne Elliot's guest post on the New Zealand Action Plan for Human Rights, which is part of our Amnesty International Freedom Week offerings.


Cheers, RB


Bringing it home |Aug 05, 2003 10:47 Marianne Elliot of the Human Rights Commission Marianne Elliott is a Wellington-based human rights activist and lawyer who, having spent two years working with the Palestinian Human Rights Centre in the Gaza Strip, realised she didn't seem to be helping much and came home to work on the New Zealand Action Plan for Human Rights...,


37 practices of bodhisattvas in Onehunga |Aug 05, 2003 00:29 Debra Daley's astral plane Apologies for the very short notice, but anyone in Auckland who would like to learn about the 37 practices of bodhisattvas may attend a teaching given by Tibetan Buddhist monk the Venerable Geshe Sangyey Thinley (Geshe-la) on Tuesday 5 August at 7.30 pm, Onehunga Community Centre, 83 Church Street, Onehunga...,


Underwater mountain |Aug 04, 2003 18:50 Now playing in the Muse Lounge So as it turned out, the hotel toilet wasn't working. The first time it was flushed the valve jammed open so the fresh water ran out into the bowl in a trickle instead of filling the cistern...,


Perfect Bound |Aug 04, 2003 15:57 Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude A couple of weeks ago a few of us at bFM received a little brown envelope in the mail. It was the same type of envelope in which the wages from my first job used to arrive, and it brought back a flood of memories of those days in the ...,


Naughty they're not |Aug 04, 2003 15:33 Rob O'Neill live in Sydney It started off well. I was on the roof of my apartment with friends and family, drinking champers and watching the sun come up over Rangitoto while some loon made the first water-ski of the new millennium along the harbour..,


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