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Public Address 30/08/05 - Five New Posts

PUBLIC ADDRESS 30/08/05 - Five New Posts

Just making it up | Aug 30, 2005 10:24
Russell Brown's Hard News

So the Maori Trustee Office enjoys a reprieve, apparently. In yesterday's Herald lead story, which was presumably based on somebody's actual statement, the trustee's office was one of those over which Don Brash's "knife" was said to be hovering...
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Alternative Nation*11: The Time of the Season | Aug 30, 2005 09:45
Graham Reid's many things

Destiny NZ's political campaign was thrown into disarray yesterday when, at a sometimes heated press conference, God denied the party's claims that the Bible was to be taken literally. At the hastily called press conference God -- who appeared as a shining white ball of gas and was "comfortable with...
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Ko Singapore Airlines toku Waka | Aug 29, 2005 17:37
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

No M?ori in Cabinet. No M?ori in Caucus. No M?ori in the Public Service. No M?ori in schools. Where exactly does Don Brash want M?ori to go? Back to Hawai'iki? Exaggerating just a little, but only a little...
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One law for all New Zealanders | Aug 29, 2005 13:34
David Slack on his own account

We live in an age of sound bites, talking points, and simple political slogans. If you want to win an election campaign, you need to make your message as concise and punchy as possible. You may have only seconds to make your pitch before the bored TV viewer reaches for...
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Hori Old Chestnuts | Aug 29, 2005 11:06
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

With everyone talking about Haka O Pango it's probably a good time to raise the spectre of the National Party's Treaty policies. Now, people are probably expecting me to label them 'racist', but I don't actually think they are...
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