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Public Address 08/04/04 - Big Easter Bundle!

PUBLIC ADDRESS 08/04/04 - Big Easter Bundle!

Good things | Apr 08, 2004 10:52
Russell Brown's Hard News

I don't know that Easter really made sense to me until I lived in the northern hemisphere. Most years in London, spring really would push through over Easter Weekend, signalling that the climb out of the long English winter had begun...,


Suffer the little programmes | Apr 08, 2004 09:45
Fiona Rae from the couch

Does TVNZ even like its own local programmes? Unless they're cash cows like DIY Rescue or The Zoo, it seems some shows are only there under sufferance. Mercy Peak? Sorry, we've cancelled your show and we're not going to bother with any advertising for your last 10 eps and, oh,...,


Rain falls from concrete coloured skies | Apr 07, 2004 21:45
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

I was on the bus today, wondering quietly to myself how many times the lazy media of this world would use the word "angel" in reference to Bic Runga's church tour of New Zealand. I didn't have to wait long for the first instance...,


Who said Quagmire? | Apr 07, 2004 15:35
Rob O'Neill live in Sydney

It's time to officially announce my retirement from all corporate triathlons, fun runs, half marathons, and related forms of mass hysteria. I have done this before but always weakened as a new event approached. Not this time...,

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