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Public Address 05/07/05 - What People Think

PUBLIC ADDRESS 05/07/05 - What People Think

So, what do you think of New Zealand? | Jul 05, 2005 11:40
Russell Brown's Hard News

So what exactly did yesterday's OECD report say about New Zealand's economic position and prospects. Depends who you ask. In the Dominion Post, Vernon Small's story leads thus: "The economy has won a strong report card from the OECD, which says New Zealand is on track to meet...
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Banana Battle III: Rediscovering Roseanne | Jul 05, 2005 11:27
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

As we know from movies such as the Wedding Banquet and Saving Face, it doesn't matter how much shame deviant Chinese youth bring upon their parents, as long as a baby gets popped out by the time the credits roll...
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Clayton Intellectuals | Jul 04, 2005 14:25
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

Following Russell's lead, I will henceforth no longer deign to call myself a 'public intellectual'. Firstly, there's a chance I might end up being associated something like the élite intellectuelle, to grab a phrase from an online translator...
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