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Public Address 2 August 12 - Book Awards, Media3, Mo' Games

Public Address 2 August 12 - Book Awards, Media3, Mo' Games

The gathering of the small tribe
10:41 Aug 2, 2012 in Speaker by Graham Reid
This country's "book tribe" -- as Dr Sam Elworthy, chair of the Book Awards Governance Council, called it -- is indeed a small one. In the lobby of the Auckland War Memorial Museum last night for the New Zealand Post Book Awards…
http://publicaddress.net/speaker/the-gathering-of-the-small-tribe/

Media3 starts next week
9:01 Aug 2, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown 0
It would be a cheap joke to say the suppression order has lapsed: but I'll make it anyway. Media3 will launch at 10.30am, next Saturday the 11th on TV3. Things have been getting real in the past week. There's a…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/media3-starts-next-week/

Time will tell
8:44 Aug 1, 2012 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green 16
Timing issues If Beijing showcased the most amazing sports technology available, London has been shown up as error ridden. This was shown best in the women's epee when Shin of South Korea was left inconsolable and crying at the end…
http://publicaddress.net/fieldtheory/time-will-tell/

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