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By (Guest Contributor) Pink Panther On September 1st, 2014, gunman John Tully walked into the Ashburton branch of the Department of Work and Income (WINZ) and killed two staff members and wounded a third. It was a shocking act, the … Continue reading
The Trigger, Tim Butcher (London, 2014) 2014 is the centenary of the outbreak of WorId War 1. In New Zealand “World War I” means Gallipoli and the Western Front. That’s where most of the ANZACs spent their time so … Continue reading
by Guest Contributor Pink Panther There are few sports as nail-biting as soccer and few events excite fans more than the World Cup. Now that all the hoopla during the games have faded in intensity, its worth having a look … Continue reading
2014 is an election year. So far, other than a lacklustre budget and equally lame response from the government’s rivals for power, there has been little of substance on offer. Nevertheless, there has already been some re-alignments and changes in … Continue reading
Guest post by Pink Panther Lorde, real name Ella Yelich-Cooper, is a seventeen year old Aucklander who has become a huge singing sensation internationally because of her chart smashing single “Royals” and her debut album “Pure Heroine”. I’m a die-hard … Continue reading
Guest post by Pink Panther John Key has a personal fortune in excess of $50 million, a nice house in Auckland and a holiday home in Hawaii. No doubt the latter is a bit better than the average bach. Professional … Continue reading
Guest post by Pink Panther On July 15th, 2013, changes came into force as part of the National-led government’s welfare reforms. Among other alterations, three benefits – Job Support, Sole Parent and Supported Living – have replaced the other main … Continue reading
The Syrian Civil War and Its Possible Consequences Guest-blog by Pink Panther Since 1975 most of the major military conflicts – Lebanon, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Afghanistan and Libya – have been civil wars. Regional or super powers have intervened supposedly to save … Continue reading