Public Address 12/08: No Debate
PUBLIC ADDRESS 12/08: No Debate
Gurgle, again | Aug 12, 2005
Jolisa Gracewood in New Haven
There we were again, all over the leaders' debate on TV3 last night. The lost generation, the brain drain, the flying New Zealander: simultaneously cultural bogeyman and utterly bribe-worthy. Peter Dunne was out of the gate first, offering to "fix the brain drain" by reducing student loan principal by ten...
No Debate | Aug 12, 2005 09:47
Russell Brown's Hard News
Small children howled as my car sprayed them with gravel on its headlong, desperate dash to Christchurch Airport. Their mothers held them tight, faces frozen in in rictuses of fear, and burly rugby players blanched and sobbed like silly little girls...
Metics: Three | Aug 12, 2005 08:27
Che Tibby's view from Wellington
If you've never experienced what it's like to be different, and not only meaning standing out from the crowd in a good way, then you probably want to tell your mum you're moving out. I think it's the case that a lot of people have experienced difference, but are used...
Up the Worm Without a Paddle | Aug 11, 2005 23:22
Keith Ng on the election trail
Leleleleleleead, lilililiisten, lilililisten to lead by lililiistening. And leading. By listening. Ladies and gentlemen - these are the leleleleaders of our country. I like suspense, but I'm just going to say it - I think Labour's going to win this election...
The reflux | Aug 11, 2005 22:04
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok
[Update: Okay. So I punched Keith. But I gave him prior warning, grabbing on to his raggedy brown hoodie in a spasm of rage (we were the only two people in the green room wearing hoodies), hissing "I really need to hit something...
To Infinity and Beyond | Aug 11, 2005 18:36
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude
Mucho money must've changed hands around the offices of New Zealand as Brent Todd was revealed as one-half of the so-called "celebrity drug scandal". "Mr Todd wants it known that he has not bought, sold or supplied prohibited drugs," John Billington QC submitted in a memorandum to the...