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Paul Thomas

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Thomas: ABs reaping benefit of long game

  • 10 Jun, 2016 5:00am
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COMMENT: Like the changing of the seasons, dynasties come and go. With the exception, apparently, of the All Blacks.
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  • 4 Dec, 2015 9:05am
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It's a given that plenty of politicians play fast and loose with the truth, especially on the campaign trail, writes Paul Thomas. Trump isn't hyping his policies or exaggerating his opponents' shortcomings, he's slandering an entire community.
  • 10 May, 2015 10:08am
  • 4 minutes to read
If teenagers are getting their life lessons from porn, then we're not merely contemplating the end of innocence, we're contemplating the end of romance.

Paul Thomas: Ponytail pull reminder of unspoken indignities

  • 1 May, 2015 5:00am
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While the act in and of itself may be relatively innocuous, it symbolises something bigger, writes Paul Thomas.

Paul Thomas: Lucky country has pros - and quite a few cons

  • 27 Feb, 2015 5:00am
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A mountain of anecdotal evidence and the build-up to tomorrow's World Cup grudge match at Eden Park all suggest that New Zealanders love Australia but can't stand Australians, writes Paul Thomas.
  • 3 May, 2014 5:00am
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The National Government is leaving nothing to chance in its bid to be re-elected. National executed a screeching u-turn on legal highs and locked in the drug dealer vote.

Paul Thomas: Love and loathing on the royal roadshow

  • 19 Apr, 2014 12:56pm
  • 4 minutes to read