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Public Address 20/05/08 - Shooting for the Moon

Public Address 20/05/08 - Shooting for the Moon

Shooting for the Moon | May 20, 2008 11:51
Russell Brown's Hard News
I happened to talk to Someone In A Good Position to Know yesterday about the cost and scale of National's plan to bring fibreoptic cable to 75% of New Zealand homes within three five years of work commencing. The answer was not equivocal: at least six years from commencement at...,

A pig this good you don't eat all at once | May 20, 2008 10:06
David Slack on his own account
The front page of my Herald presents me this morning with a very special pig. They have deployed a 'Porkometer' to tally up the spending pledges of the two big political parties. Fair enough. Information is the fertiliser of democracy. But are we to take it that any spending of...,


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