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Kiwi faced death threats

I can't name people or countries because I had some death threats a few months ago just for even mentioning the topic around the area.


Booze boats a public danger

A new council regulation requiring charter boats to have a liquor licence will create a dangerous "pub-like" environment when they are docked.


Syria maternity hospital bombed

At least two people have been killed and several, including babies, were injured in an air strike on a maternity hospital in Syria's Idlib province.

Decision labelled 'shabby'

Australia won't be nominating Rudd for secretary-general of the UN even though he claims Turnbull had told him Australia would be "mad" not to support him.



Secret Diary of The Prime Minister

COMMENT: At the end of the day I think majority of Kiwis will feel good about Govt's abrupt and laughably half-baked promise to rid the country of pests.




Meet the stars of Billy Elliot

The adult stars of the Auckland Theatre Company's production of Billy Elliot the Musical are a great selection of Kiwi acting, singing and dancing talent.


Presidential footsteps abound in Philly

Philadelphia has a long history as a centre of politics, going back to the 18th century when the Founding Fathers met here to sign the Declaration of Independence.





Waddell in new bid for medals

New Zealand is aiming for 14 medals in Brazil, which would exceed the record-equalling tally of 13 in London (2012) four years earlier.

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