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Public Address 04/04/05 - Four Great New Posts

PUBLIC ADDRESS 04/04/05 - Four great new posts

Damian Christie interviews Ans Westra | Apr 03, 2005 22:32
The Cracker speaks to the Snapper

Ans Westra is one of this country's most enduring and remarkable documentary photographers. A Dutch immigrant, for nearly half a century she has been photographing New Zealanders and taking snapshots of the events that form our history...,

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Raising Eyebrows | Apr 03, 2005 16:41
GUEST: Keith Ng on the election trail

A lowly student media hack getting free drinks, warm welcomes and love aplenty: sure signs that the election campaign is well and truly under way. National candidate, former mayor, United Future President and shoes salesman Mark Blumsky launched his campaign to oust incumbent cabinet minister Marian Hobbs from Wellington Central...,

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Clear communication | Apr 02, 2005 15:52
Graham Reid's many things

The Pope, Terri Schiavo, Graham Capill and the self-styled "bishop" of the Destiny Church? Matters of faith, the faithful and faithless are much on our minds. Here's a short story. I think it should be read aloud in a voice like that of Alfred Hitchcock...,

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Family Values | Apr 01, 2005 12:39
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

First things first. Would the owner of the late model BMW with the personalised plate "LLB BMW" please kill himself. Seriously. Dowse yourself in petrol and jump off the top of whatever mirror-clad office building you inhabit...,


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