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Melbourne's Australia Day Parade disrupted by Aboriginal Rights Protest

Aboriginal rights protest disrupts Australia Day Parade in Melbourne, The Age January 27, 2015 Allison Worrall Hundreds of people marching for Aboriginal rights have disrupted official Australia Day celebrations in the Melbourne CBD. 194 more words

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Repeal of carbon tax has not reduced electricity prices as much as Abbott promised

Carbon tax repeal saves less than promised, New Daily , Jan 29, 2015 KAITLIN THALS PM News Reporter The nation’s consumer watchdog reveals scraping the tax has not put less downward pressure on energy prices….. 6 more words

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RECORD LOW RAINFALL FOR WAIRARAPA

Thought Masterton Matters readers might be interested in this press release from the Greater Wellington Regional Council re recent weather patterns:-

Record low rainfall across the region during January saw Karori Reservoir record the lowest rainfall since 1879 and Wainuiomata Reservoir lowest since 1890. 613 more words

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INDEPENDENT FORUM FAVOURED

An editorial in the New Zealand Listener on the future governance of the greater Wellington region rightly points out that the overwhelming noise being generated in this extremely important issue is coming from vested bureaucratic interests and not from the citizens and businesses whose welfare is at stake. 167 more words

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Cry For Argentina

“On Sunday, Jan. 18, the night before Mr. Nisman was scheduled to testify before a closed-door Argentine congressional hearing, he was found dead in the bathroom of his 13th floor apartment, a revolver on the floor next to his body. 71 more words

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Patience ... And support

I just want to thank everyone who reads this blog and who supports me and my family and has seen us through the incredibly hard times we’ve had these last few months. 129 more words

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