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Public Address 01/08/05 - A Cornucopia Of Comment

PUBLIC ADDRESS 01/08/05 - A Cornucopia Of Compelling Comment

Hurtling Backwards | Aug 01, 2005 10:58
Russell Brown's Hard News

Can anybody tell me some more about Telecom's decision to withdraw all its faster JetStream consumer plans - meaning that anyone who wants a 2Mbit service now faces a price rise from $79 a month to a "business" rate of between $249 and $299? I had heard chatter...,


Home, a loan | Aug 01, 2005 09:34
Jolisa Gracewood in New Haven

It was always the interest on the student loans that was the kicker, leaving those on lower incomes to simply tread water with little hope of paying down the capital (and god forbid you ever took time off to have children)...,


Alternative Nation4 * : Search and Ignore | Aug 01, 2005 09:16
Graham Reid's many things

Assistant Commissioner of Police Bryan Duckworth confirmed yesterday that police are investigating the disappearance of a number of politicians and candidates in the run-up to the election on September 17. Early enquires have failed to locate various members of the Act and United Future parties, and a significant number of...,


Matters of Interest | Aug 01, 2005 00:40
Keith Ng on the election trail

If David Farrar's blog is anything to go by, it looks like National has discovered from the failure of their own policy the trick to torpedoing Labour's - throw screeds of meaningless numbers at the problem and bury any semblance of sense...,

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