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Public Address 24/05/05 - You Had To Be There

PUBLIC ADDRESS 24/05/05 - You had to be there

You had to be there | May 24, 2005 10:45
Russell Brown's Hard News

If the Lions play anything like they did against Argentina this morning, it is going to be a very long tour of New Zealand for them. In scrambling a draw against a largely second-string Pumas side they looked short on pace, cohesion, leadership and commitment...
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Looking at Some Guy Looking at the Looking Glass | May 24, 2005 00:58
Keith Ng on the election trail

You know what I hate? Post-modernism. The Herald-DigiPoll asked voters "Do you think the Budget will help Labour's chances in the election?". As if it wasn't bad enough that the budget was judged by how well it's been judged, now it's being judged by what the pollsters say...
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The Security of Big Brother | May 23, 2005 21:52
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

One of the easy targets for critics of Australia has always been the way in which the Aussies are so much more 'like Americans' than we are here in Godzone. Often that means you can point to words like 'chance' and 'dance' in the vernacular and how they're obviously influenced...
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