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Slack on Dagg and English

Written By: - Date published: 10:35 am, April 18th, 2017 - 21 comments

There was (among the usual dross) some great stuff in the papers over the Easter break. Here’s David Slack with some observations on Fred Dagg, NZ, and Bill English.

Bugger.

Written By: - Date published: 1:55 pm, April 10th, 2017 - 45 comments

John Clarke has died.

We don’t know how lucky we are

Written By: - Date published: 7:10 am, March 5th, 2012 - 16 comments

Wikileaks have given us another glimpse at the reality behind the curtain of international diplomacy, and a “full and frank” assessment of New Zealand’s geopolitical insignificance…

We don’t know how lucky we are

Written By: - Date published: 10:59 am, October 31st, 2010 - 27 comments

There was in interesting snippet in The Herald on Thursday: “NZ scores fifth place in world prosperity stakes”.  Not much detail, so it was good to see a follow up on Saturday with a lot more detail.  Take home message – we don’t know how lucky we are!

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