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Take 5: Kids’ science quotes

October 15, 2017 iwishart 0

Kids’ Science Quotes   The beguiling ideas about science quoted here were gleaned from essays, exams, and classroom discussions. Most were from 5th and 6th graders. They illustrate Mark Twain’s contention that the ‘most interesting […]

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Mark Steyn: the global cities experiment

June 10, 2017 iwishart 0

From Mark Steyn’s column this week: Mayor Khan is a slippery customer, and he used a slippery phrase in reassuring the public after Saturday’s carnage: London, he declared, was “one of the safest global cities […]

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Looking for the Newstalk ZB book special?

September 19, 2016 iwishart 0

If you’re looking for the book special that Ian Wishart and Leighton Smith were talking about on the radio, we’re making it easy for you. Simply click on this link to request info on today’s […]

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The politics of separation

May 23, 2014 iwishart 0

THE POLITICS OF SEPARATION How a pakeha from the wrong side of the tracks embarked on a journey for Waitangi compensation He was white trash in a brown working class neighbourhood, but never saw colour […]

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Rise of the robots

February 27, 2014 iwishart 0

By Keith Chrostowski The Kansas City Star Feb. 12–Here a robot, there a robot, everywhere a…. The grasp of robots on our future, strengthening for decades, is about to tighten like a vise. Robots that […]

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Education minister disses NZ education system

September 26, 2013 iwishart 0

Education Minister Hekia Parata says New Zealand’s educational standards are slipping when compared to the rest of the OECD nations. Speaking on the eve of a major education conference in Turkey, Parata says the country’s […]

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In the latest Investigate

January 1, 2013 iwishart 0

In the Dec 2012/Jan 2013 Investigate:   Open publication – Free publishing – More news Open publication – Free publishing – More news

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Alleged Chinese criminal linked to Goff, Key

October 18, 2011 iwishart 0

Chinese businessman Jack Chen – wanted on multimillion dollar corruption charges in Hong Kong, cultivated strong links to New Zealand politicians, including Labour leader Phil Goff, Prime Minister John Key, and former Prime Minister Jenny […]

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BP oil spill finally stopped

July 16, 2010 MelW 0

By Curtis Morgan Finally, perhaps only temporarily, BP on Thursday managed to corral a raging gusher that for 85 days pumped a monstrous, shifting stain of crude across the Gulf of Mexico, cost coastal communities […]

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Malaysian woman caught with drugs

July 15, 2010 MelW 0

By Julia Yeow Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – A Malaysian woman on her way to court to answer a drug charge was caught with heroin hidden in her panties, a news report said Thursday. The 22-year-old […]

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Interest rate still at 2.5 per cent

December 10, 2009 iwishart 0

Wellington (dpa) – New Zealand’s Reserve Bank left its benchmark interest rate at a record low of 2.5 per cent on Thursday, said governor Alan Bollard. He said although the economy was continuing to recover […]

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Victims’ rights document released

December 4, 2009 iwishart 0

Enhancing victims’ rightsfrom media release A consultation document on victims’ rights in the criminal justice system has been released for further input from the public, Justice Minister Simon Power said today. “The public consultation document […]

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Body heat gives suspect away

December 2, 2009 iwishart 0

Thermal imaging puts man behind bars BOSTON, Dec. 2 (UPI) — A young Boston man is going to prison after learning that a gun tossed into a snow bank still retained his body heat — […]

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Hello world!

November 25, 2009 iwishart 0

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