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It's Like This By Bob Palmer

To arms
Funny – okay, not ha-ha funny, but perversely ironic – how an event not strictly related to an issue can shape one’s thinking. 341 more words


Financial Focus | April 20, 2017

Can You Free Yourself of Some Investment-related Taxes?

Tax Freedom Day generally falls around this time each year. This is the day when the nation as a whole has earned enough money to pay off its total tax bill for the year, according to the calculations made by the Tax Foundation. 259 more words


Weekly Devotional | April 20, 2017

Praying For Our New President


Clay Center, Kansas – I be­lieve in the importance and power of prayer. Very few times in my life have I had someone refuse it. 249 more words


The Goldie Column: Can’t Afford Auckland?

Growing house prices and the general unaffordability of living in Auckland are causing some people to flee to smaller regions such as Northland, but can Northland cope with the growing demand when it already has it’s own problems? 570 more words

The Goldie Column: Goals, Laws and Dargaville

It seems to be a good universal law in life when taking up a new challenge or project is to have a good plan. Creating realistic goals for yourself to help you complete different stages of a project can make it seem less stressful and overwhelming. 343 more words

The Goldie Column: Survival Tips for University

We are now approaching the end of year where for high school students, it’s that time of year where they have to decide what they want to do when they leave school next year. 732 more words

The Goldie Column: Why I love Journalism

Most children when they grow up say they want to be a superhero, an astronaut or a princess. I wanted to be an actor. I was obsessed with film and television. 223 more words