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Public Address 26/04/05 - Hot Anzac Biscuits!

PUBLIC ADDRESS 26/04/05 - Hot Anzac Biscuits!

Pleased to Meet You | Apr 25, 2005 16:49
Keith Ng on the election trail

I haven't introduced myself yet - how rude of me! So here's a brief self-introduction, and this is the only self-indulgent blog I'll do. I promise. I'm Keith Ng. By day, I'm a politics tutor at Victoria University and News Editor of Salient, and by night, I do...,


There is no 'I' in 'enemy' | Apr 25, 2005 15:30
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

If there were any National Front members at this morning's ANZAC dawn service in Auckland, I didn't see them - they were either too cold to strip down to their NF t-shirts, or too afraid of copping a walking-stick over the head from the RSA...,


Things being what they are | Apr 25, 2005 12:05
Russell Brown's Hard News

I've been reading Sir Keith Sinclair's A Destiny Apart: New Zealand's Search for National Identity, which makes some fascinating observations about the practice of war remembrance that developed here after World War 1. A conventionally religious flavour was gradually squeezed out in favour of the Dawn Service, which, says Sinclair,...,


Grumpy Old Men | Apr 22, 2005 16:29
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

Back in Auckland I used to diligently attend the dawn service at the War Museum, even though I had little trouble hauling my sorry backside out of the sack to do so. Just like thousands of other young people I'd find a park a km away and trudge through the all-too-often crappy weather and wait for the ceremony to start.,


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