Archive for August, 2008

04/08/08

How did you become involved in politics? I came back to New Zealand at the end of 2001 and I looked at New Zealand, and I saw that we were really falling behind relative to a lot of the countries we like to compare ourselves to. I looked at the state of some of our [...]

04/08/08

End-Dates, the Wai 262 Claim and Mātauranga Māori The Labour Government has instituted an end-date for lodging historical Treaty of Waitangi Claims. That date is September 1st this year, 2008. After that date no more historical claims will be accepted by the Government or the Waitangi Tribunal. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

04/08/08

Directed by Christopher Nolan The highly anticipated new Batman movie The Dark Knight did not disappoint and lived up to the unprecedented hype. The Dark Knight is what all action movies should be like. The introduction was truly spectacular with multiple surprise shootings during a bank robbery organised by the Joker (played by the late [...]

04/08/08

Developer: EA Redwood Shores Platform: Xbox 360, PS3, Ps2 Wii, PC Publishers: Electronic Arts Genre: 3D Platformer There have been many Simpsons’ games in the past but really they weren’t any good. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

04/08/08

Women who have sex with women do not have to worry about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) or their sexual and reproductive health – right? It is a common assumption that women who have sex with women (WSW) don’t need to be concerned about their sexual health. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

04/08/08

It’s like one of those sordid little love stories better left dwindling on the pages of some teenage paperback: club sees boy, club courts boy, club signs boy, boy loves club, club loves boy, boy inexplicably develops longing for strange new club with seductive French accent (and ADORABLE dreadlocks), boy bails on old club Share [...]

04/08/08

Directed by Jennifer Venditti The documentary Billy the Kid follows a not-so-token high school misfit from small-town Maine. It’s an interesting look into the mind of the protagonist: an autistic metalhead in the throes of adolescence. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet this

04/08/08

Black Tuesday Written by Richard Dey and Felix Preval Directed by Rachel Lenart At Bats July 29 – August 9 I have a lot of respect for the Theatre Militia, whose plays for me have always managed to capture the essence of being a young and talented artist in the Capital. Share on Facebook+1 on [...]

04/08/08

You can call me a lot of things but dishonest is not one of them… Ok fuck, it is, but you know who’s worse than me? That Katy Perry bitch. Who does she think she is? “I kissed a girl, and I liked it…” Well so have I. Share on Facebook+1 on Google+Post to TumblrTweet [...]