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Public Address 03/05/05 - Scoops And Blackouts

PUBLIC ADDRESS 03/05/05 - Scoops and Blackouts

Blackout! | May 03, 2005 10:16
Russell Brown's Hard News

How clever of Metro magazine to stage a major power cut last night as a marketing device for its cover story on Auckland's ailing infrastructure. Or possibly not. Anyway, shortly before 7pm, the lights went out in Pt Chevalier, Grey Lynn, Westmere, Morningside and Kingsland - and stayed out for...
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Stop the cruelty | May 02, 2005 22:21
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

Good god. Lynnette Forday turned 'hostess' after years on the scrapheap as last-century's token Asian. Nicky Watson in her knickers with a lampshade on her head. It could only be... Yet another campaign to stop atrocities against animals, by instead committing atrocities against people...
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Sifter Palace | May 02, 2005 16:45
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

As part of the drive to construct a fortress of solitude, even though I'm sure as hell no Superman, I've invested a little time in TradeMe. You've got to love a great deal, such as a classic 70s recliner and footstool for the BuyNow price of $20...
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Scoop! | May 02, 2005 10:41
Keith Ng on the election trail

Fewer and fewer students have been receiving student allowances since 2001 - 23% less! (40,434 in the first quarter of 2005, compared with 52,465 for the same period in 2001.)...
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