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Muriwai Gannet Colony

Wednesday 30 November 2016 – Muriwai Beach, Auckland, New Zealand.

Muriwai Beach is about a 50 minute drive from central Auckland, on a good traffic day… It is one of my favourite places in Auckland and I have been taking photographs here for many years. 326 more words

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The 59 votes that count

It’s an interesting quirk of our Parliamentary system that it’s completely up to each party how they determine their leaders.

The Green Party, for instance, gives members the right to determine its leaders, other than stipulating that one must be female and one male. 240 more words

New Zealand

Judith Collins is unfit to be Prime Minister

So Judith Collins was on the radio this morning, using the only political strategy in her toolbox for defense, which is of course to attack back… 644 more words

Democracy

Blessed is The Spot

Friends, I am SO happy to be home, to be with my family, to be driving, to be drinking pure tap water, and to be in an English speaking country! 121 more words

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The King is Dead, Long Live the Queen?

So John Key announced today he intends to resign as Prime Minister in a week’s time, heralding the end of a political era. (or perhaps a political error, take your pick) Coverage was initially not particularly clear on whether he’s to resign from Parliament at the same time, but it looks like he’s staying until the election at least, so no by-election for Helensville1. 1,080 more words