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Public Address 14/04/08 - Politics and Elsewhere

Public Address 14/04/08 - Politics and Elsewhere

Pamphleteering | Apr 14, 2008 08:33
Russell Brown's Hard News
Audrey Young has herself a good scoop in the Herald this morning: in a conference workshop addressed on Saturday by Labour Party president, "delegates were advised to distribute pamphlets on KiwiSaver produced by the Inland Revenue Department and on Working for Families produced by Work and Income."...,

Top ten surprises in Wishart's 'explosive' new Helen Clark biography | Apr 14, 2008 07:47
David Slack on his own account
1. Photographed by Soviet agent in 1974 in three-way with Selwyn Toogood and Heather Eggleton. 2. Silent partner in Jonathon Hunt's taxi company. 3. Most wounding heckler taunt: "What's in the bag, Helen?" 4. Skipped Springbok tour protests, stayed home to listen to new Kenny Rogers album. 5. Sisterhood nickname...,

Flight into escapism | Apr 13, 2008 09:20
Graham Reid's many things
We live in troubling times: war and rumours of war; China v Tibet; the embarrassing aberration that is Winston Peters; alarm at the Labour Party conference in the capital; John Key and Bill English; falling house prices; complaints that a billboard about sexual dysfunction is offensive to certain cultures; gaps...,

All the cool kids were there | Apr 12, 2008 16:16
Russell Brown's Hard News
I haven't been out much lately, on account of an excess of work and a shortage of recovery time, but with two episodes of the TV show in the bag, it seemed safe enough to join my friends and head for the Friday night show at the King's Arms. Turned...,


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