Tag Archives: Social Commentary

Reverse Malthusian Trap Snares Rural Kiwis

Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray Karamea, West Coast, New Zealand: February 17, 2016 The New Zealand Minister for Economic Development the right honourable Ms Joyce Stevens announced today that given the success of recent regional austerity … Continue reading

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Stupid stuff we need to stop saying to Dads.

FEBRUARY 4, 2016 ~ ROSIE WRITES (PERSONAL BLOG) Recently I got chatting with a nice lady in the queue at the supermarket. (Because when the highlight of your Friday evening is browsing a frozen food aisle, you’ll talk to everyone.) As I loaded a giant bag … Continue reading

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Off the Top of My Head By Paul Murray Letter to the Editor: Westport News February 3, 2016 Dear Sir/Madam, The small rural community of Karamea at the top of the West Coast is rightfully up in arms over a … Continue reading

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The Art of Social Commentary by Waldemar von Kazak

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Is Indiscriminate 1080 Poison Use Causing a Rat Plague in NZ?

Off the Top of my Head By Paul Murray   The New Zealand Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment Dr Jan Wright was invited to address the Nelson Science Society on August 19, 2014 at the Old St James Church on the subject of … Continue reading

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Karamea Ministry of Red Tape: #25

A New Zealand Government Department authorised by a covertly suspicious and deliberately rhetorical Act of Parliament and compounded by a tacit Royal Approval to receive Official Complaints! By Raving Reporter Товарищ Самсон Казаков   Office Manager:         … Continue reading

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40 Historical Photographs

While some photographs capture our attention because of how the artist behind the picture has decided to compose the shot, others are fascinating simply because of the subjects that they depict. Below are some captivating photographs that tell stories about … Continue reading

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