Archive for March, 2007

Student loan scheme changes (again)

Student loan scheme changes (again)

by / 26/03/07 / [ 3 Comments ]

“We’re starving, but thank God student loans are interest free” – students A student loan scheme bill passed last week will reduce the burden of debt for some borrowers and “simplifies the administration” of the scheme Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Rakes – Ten New Messages

The Rakes – Ten New Messages

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

The Rakes first gained prominence with their infectious single ‘22 Grand Job’ but for whatever reason and despite backing from NME, their first album Capture/Release did not get the kudos that was expected. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Bicycle

The Bicycle

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

So, you’re an idiot. Congratulations. By reading this column you’re already putting yourself ahead of the game. Over the coming weeks we will seek to assist you in understanding the simpler things in life. Remember that life is a tale told by an idiot, so just because you’re an imbecile, this doesn’t mean you can’t [...]

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R.I.P. NGC 2440

R.I.P. NGC 2440

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

On February 6, the Hubble telescope photographed the planetary nebula NGC 2440. This great ball of colour is the bloated cadaver of a star long ago deceased. When alive, NGC 2440 (who is located approximately 4,000 light years from you and I) had been about the size of our own sun. Her biography tells us [...]

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Maori participation in tertiary education decreases

Maori participation in tertiary education decreases

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

Vic bucks nationwide trend, reason unknown Vic is bucking a trend of a decline in nationwide enrolments of Maori students in tertiary education, with positive enrolment statistics for the last two years. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Mr. and Mrs. Smith

Mr. and Mrs. Smith

by / 26/03/07 / [ 8 Comments ]

Watching Shortland Street last week, I heard Tania Jeffries remark that despite her hurried marriage, and lack of a big ceremony with all her family present, she was over the moon to be married, as all she had ever wanted “was to be Mrs Weston”. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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The Graduate

The Graduate

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

by Terry Johnson Downstage, March 31 – April 28 Students $18 with a two hour standby http://www.downstage.co.nz Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Vic crap at recycling

Vic crap at recycling

by / 26/03/07 / 1 Comment

University and Gecko anticipate improvement soonish New Zealand dumps 3.4 million tonnes of waste into landfills annually, and Vic staff and students are being encouraged to help reduce the waste they create, in line with the University’s environmental policy. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Races You Didn’t Know Were Nearly Extinct:

Races You Didn’t Know Were Nearly Extinct:

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

Muppets. Norwegian Church burners. Hippies. ‘Real’ Heavy Metal Polar Fleeces Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Sunset Café

Sunset Café

by / 26/03/07 / No Comments

Written by Gary Henderson Directed by Jason Ward-Kennedy BATS until March 31 Full $16, Concession $12 04 802 4175 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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