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Public Address 13 April 2012 - Some things to know about

Public Address 13 April 2012 - Some things to know about

Getting Out
14:40 Apr 12, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
If you hadn’t heard, I’ll be chairing a discussion called Tweeting the Revolution, with Toby Manhire and Vaughn Davis, as part of the Auckland Writers and Readers Festival, on Saturday May 12. We’ll be discussing the relationship between between the...
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Going Legit
11:56 Apr 11, 2012 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green
Looking back at my posts on roller derby over the years there is a progression: “Wow, these girls are also teachers and librarians”; “It’s not all just make-up, tattoos and fishnets, there’s skill too”; “This sport you’ve never heard of is doing quite well”. Funny thing is, everyone who writes about derby follows this path (though thankfully I never called it “The Sisterhood of the Skates”). Expect another evolution of the storyline soon. Roller derby is changing in New Zealand, and it’s a change that could potentially divide the sport...
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