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Happy Listings

Happy Listings

thurs 15 : norman mehan quintet

friday 16: axle of evis and bad statistics

sat 17: Idle Faction, Dukes of Leisure and The Dissentors

wed 21: Jeff Henderson (reeds) , Rick Cranson (drumkit) and Chris Palmer (guitar)

thurs 22 : Ascension Band "Evolution" Album Release

fri 23: 10pm Zombie Fuck and The Stumps. 8pm early show: Food

sat 24: 10pm Victoria Musicians and Artists Social Club launch. 8pm early show: Control 6580 and Manimanima

wed 28th: Jeff Henderson (reeds) , Rick Cranson (drumkit) and Tom Callwood (bass)

thursday 29th: Enfant Terriblé

friday 30th: 8pm luke thompson and kimbra johnson

saturday 31: phony bone and guests


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Gordon Campbell: On Compensating Afghan Civilian Casualties

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Given that the NZ Defence Force has needed to be hauled kicking and screaming into belatedly arranging an adequate clean-up of its old firing range… what would it take before New Zealand offers to pay compensation to the families of those who suffered death and injury from what was left behind on our watch? More>>


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Elections: Proposed Electorate Boundaries Released

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