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The Forgotten White Man in Historic Olympic Photo

By GRIOT October 3, 2015. Today marks the 9th anniversary of Peter Norman’s passing. We want to commemorate him by publishing this text written by Italian writer Riccardo Gazzaniga, who allowed us to share the story of the Australian sprinter … Continue reading

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Bye Bye Fluffy

Python Devours Children’s Pet Piglet Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Sometime in the dark of night on November 11, 2015 a young carpet python slithered silently into the home of Lilly and Fluffy Thompson, wound its … Continue reading

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Aussie Artist Arwen Dyer Shoots Karamea

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray Australian creative artist and photographer Arwen Dyer came to Karamea at the top of the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand in July, 2015 as a resident artist at … Continue reading

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Struth…Those Bloody Aussies are a Weird Mob Mate!

Point of Order, Mr. Speaker! Parliament Live from the House in Canberra. Dateline : Tuesday, November 4th, 2014 ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. Mr. Speaker:      Order! Order! Please be upstanding for Advance Australia Fair! Misshter Shpeaker! Mr. Speaker:    The Member for … Continue reading

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News from Oz: Terrorist Red Alert: “A traitor in our midst!”

By Raving Reporter: Shamshoun Khan II   Rooters – Karamea: In the height of the extreme paranoid hysteria surrounding the Terrorism Red Alert announced yesterday by Oztralian Prime Minister Tony Oi Oi Abbot, a deep cover Russian Master Spy has been … Continue reading

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The Rongolian Star Quiz No. 3

Question 1 Who was without question Australia’s greatest cricketing batsman? Clue : He was known as “The Don” a. Don Corleone   b. Don Juan c. Don Trump   d. Don Duck Question 2 Kim Dotcom was German champion of … Continue reading

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ANZAC Day 2013

2013 ANZAC Message from N.Z. Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae On the 25th of April we mark ANZAC Day. As the first light breaks, we remember a pivotal day in our nation’s history when New Zealanders landed at Gallipoli in … Continue reading

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