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Public Address 19/05/04 - Idols And Obligations

PUBLIC ADDRESS 19/05/04 - Idols and Obligations

Smack the clown | May 19, 2004 10:21
Fiona Rae from the couch

I've never met Oliver Driver, but I'm liking the cut of his jib. Not only did he have an excellent clown fight on Serial Killers on Friday ("Hey, when you get the chance to smack a clown, you take it."), but he fronted Frontseat on Sunday in a discerning and...,

Treaty Obligations and the New Zealand Citizen | May 19, 2004 10:16
GUEST: Che Tibby's view from Melbourne

When I was at the University of Auckland I wrote a Masters dissertation on the Treaty negotiations between the Crown and Tainui and went into it with a healthy degree of scepticism. Despite being suspicious that it was yet another effort by 'the man' to rip off some disaffected locals...,

Gender studies 101 | May 18, 2004 15:29
Jolisa Gracewood in New Haven

One of the freaky things about being pregnant was how unfreaky the whole thing was. I expected to feel weirded out, especially once the little creature - let's call him Busyfetus - started visibly tumbling around in there like a puppy under a blanket.,

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