Archive for April, 2007

Ginger Brown, The Evils, Alex The Kid

Ginger Brown, The Evils, Alex The Kid

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Live Wellington Reviews This week in Wellington music, we found there were so many gigs going on deserving of review that we had to attend as many as possible. So, Daniel Hanson checked out Ginger Brown at the Matterhorn on Saturday the 24th, and then The Evils last gig at the ‘VBC presents’ weekly Tuesday [...]

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The Alliance and Social Democracy

The Alliance and Social Democracy

by / 30/04/07 / No Comments

Although The Alliance is out of parliament, I believe the role it plays today is the most important in its history. At least twenty per cent of New Zealanders have a Social Democratic outlook, that is, believe that government must tax and intervene to create greater justice and equality. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to [...]

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Another new radio station for Vic

Another new radio station for Vic

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God jumps on the VBC bandwagon A new radio station, Human FM, is about to hit the Wellington airwaves, broadcasting from Vic’s own Ramsey House on Kelburn Parade. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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R.I.P Eric, Dylan, Kimveer, and Cho

R.I.P Eric, Dylan, Kimveer, and Cho

by / 30/04/07 / [ 8 Comments ]

The Trenchcoat Mafia “YOU KNOW WHAT I LOVE!? Natural SELECTION!!! God damn, it’s the best thing that ever happened to the Earth. Getting rid of all the stupid and weak organisms.” Words left by Eric Harris on his website eight years ago, just days before he and Dylan Klebold went on a shooting spree at [...]

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Flyboys

Flyboys

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The First World War represented a new level of mass slaughter in a conflict explicitly for the profit of the respective warring nations’ elites. For the war propagandists of the time, this pointless nightmare was pretty hard to sell to the public. However, there was one aspect of this bloodbath that could be portrayed with [...]

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An Album You Should Own If You Don’t Already

An Album You Should Own If You Don’t Already

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according to Salient News Editor Laura McQuillan Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Trust Me

Trust Me

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It’s 1947. Two English girls, Dulcie and May Taylor, are moved from a warm and caring home, with two parents, to a living hell in a short space of time. With their mother dead and their loving father in prison, they become wards of the state – or, in other words, ‘orphans’. Share on Facebook+1 [...]

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Kiwibank told off for encouraging student bank heists

Kiwibank told off for encouraging student bank heists

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Complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority over Kiwibank’s ‘Aussie Bank Heist’ advertisements targeted at tertiary students have been partly upheld. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Bright Eyes – Cassadaga

Bright Eyes – Cassadaga

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Past albums by the Bright Eyes have had me reaching for the sleeping pills or a sharp knife; anything to end the pain of existence. Their seventh album, Cassadaga, is different – suddenly, I want to drink whisky and hang out at San Francisco Bathhouse more often. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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Pecking Order

Pecking Order

by / 30/04/07 / 1 Comment

Percentage of Kiwis who support Sue Bradford’s Anti-smacking Bill : 27 Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

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