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Public Address 15 August 2012 - And so it begins

Public Address 15 August 2012 - And so it begins

And so it begins
10:54 Aug 15, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
Dear Chairperson, The Ministry of Education has received an Official Information Act request from John Hartevelt of Fairfax Media New Zealand relating to National Standards data that schools were required to send to the Ministry of Education by 31 May…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/and-so-it-begins/

The question of Afghanistan becomes more urgent
8:57 Aug 15, 2012 in Hard News by Russell Brown
There has long been a gulf between what successive governments have wished us to think about New Zealand forces' work in Afghanistan and the realities of that deployment. And there have certainly been times when the official line should have…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/the-question-of-afghanistan-becomes-more/

Never alone with Metenolone
11:36 Aug 14, 2012 in Field Theory by Hadyn Green
Well this is interesting. Valerie Adams is promoted to the gold medal position after Nadzeya Ostapchuk tests positive for a banned steroid. Cue people lining up to say "I knew she was cheating! I mean just look at her!" Yes…
http://publicaddress.net/fieldtheory/never-alone-with-metenolone/

MMP Review: Trusting Voters
22:55 Aug 13, 2012 in Legal Beagle by Graeme Edgeler 41
The Electoral Commission has proposed a couple of minor changes to the operation of our voting system, but mostly, it's steady as she goes, with the Commission recommending no change to the rules which allow MPs to be both list…
http://publicaddress.net/legalbeagle/mmp-review-trusting-voters/

ALSO ... if you're feeling a little sad, please do enjoy these wonderful images of a coming Spring by Jackson Perry and Public Address readers...
http://publicaddress.net/capture/spring-is-like-a-perhaps-hand/

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