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Public Address 14/10/08 - Inimical

Public Address 14/10/08 - Inimical to the public good

Inimical to the public good | Oct 14, 2008 11:19
Russell Brown's Hard News
At the end of the recent TVNZ 7 Internet debate, I concluded the discussion by thanking all of the MPs present for their support of important initiatives in e-government. We tend to take for granted the transparency of government, the improved access to services and the enhancement of citizenship the...

Caution Boaties | Oct 14, 2008 07:56
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude
The funniest phrase I've heard in some time was uttered a month ago by Mr Russell Brown. In his review of the APRA Silver Scrolls awards, he referred to me as being "a danger to shipping". I like it because while I've no idea what it's supposed to mean, it's...

Just Answer the Question | Oct 13, 2008 14:43
Emma Hart said so, that's why.
One of the great things about modern elections is the way voters can have so much more direct access to the candidates. These days, anyone can mail out a candidate survey and know they're going to get some kind of response. Much to my disappointment however, it seems nobody is...


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