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Earthquakes: not just fun and games…

Strong 6.6 Earthquake Hits Wellington, Aftershocks… | Stuff.co.nz. I used to find earthquakes fascinating and would stop what I was doing to observe the earth going nuts. No fuss, no muss, no stress, just a detached scientific interest. After what … Continue reading

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A New Zealand Perspective on American Politics

Editorial: Rush Limbaugh Sandra Fluke Exchange Shameful… | Stuff.co.nz. Politics is a contact sport. In crowded campaigns candidates are forced to push the envelope to get noticed, but usually traces of decency and intelligence seep through the rhetoric. The worry, … Continue reading

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Leaky building requires massive mop-up | Stuff.co.nz

Leaky building requires massive mop-up | Stuff.co.nz. This building is just across the street from Petra’s kindy. They’ve wrapped it in plastic and are basically rebuilding it from the outside in. It’s noisy and dusty and dirty, and it’s been … Continue reading

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Superheroes sorting out a kindy problem

Superheroes sorting out a kindy problem | Stuff.co.nz. There’s something so heartmelting about young men enjoying spending time with small kids. This article is about a programme designed to get unemployed young men into early childhood education. The lads doing … Continue reading

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Wellington: It Really is that Windy

Wellington Wind | Is The Capital Really That Windy?… | Stuff.co.nz. This has some fascinating numbers about just how windy Wellington really is. Answer: it’s probably the windiest city in the world. And there’s a link to some NIWA data … Continue reading

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Hobbiton Movie Set In Matamata

Photos Of Hobbiton Movie Set In Matamata | Stuff.co.nz. It’s beautiful.  A wonderful mix of prosaic New Zealand farmland and fantastic Hobbiton.  I might move there!

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Speaking of Brad Thorn

Here he is, on the cover of today’s paper. It’s a cool picture, but it would seem that the Dominion Post is not above a spot of gloating. I’m not sure that we’re quite as gracious in victory as we … Continue reading

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