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Public Address 13 March 2012 - A storm in any port

Public Address 13 March 2012 - A storm in any port

Safety Net
10:34 Mar 13, 2012 in Up Front by Emma Hart
Recently, I joined a new web community. I don’t mean a platform, like Facebook or Twitter, I mean a community, like Public Address. It’s been way too long since I was on the other side of the fence, and it’s...

On the Weekend: Rotoroa Island
16:10 Mar 12, 2012 in Cracker by Damian Christie
It had all the makings of a bad horror flick. A group of attractive young things venture to an island. A severe storm is brewing, which will soon cut power and any means of escape. Half the group will make...

A storm in any port
10:31 Mar 12, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
This Ports of Auckland thing? It’s been going on longer than you might think. We’re covering the story on Media7 this week, with Metro magazine editor Simon Wilson (who wrote a forthright and influential editorial on the topic for the...


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