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April 9 in history

32 Jesus Christ ascended into Jerusalem on the first Palm Sunday.

193 Septimius Severus was proclaimed Roman Emperor by the army in Illyricum.

475 Byzantine Emperor… 809 more words

History

Paula Bennett and Wicked Campers

So Paula Bennett’s spoken out about the provocative slogans which are spray painted on the Wicked tourist rental vans. She wants to see the vans banned from DOC sites and see the Advertising Standards Authority given more power to deal with such issues. 299 more words

Rants

BPS targets

The Public Service is working hard to meet the targets the government set for better public services:

Student achievement is ahead of target, welfare dependence continues to fall, immunisation rates are growing and child abuse rates are stabilising, Ministers Bill English and Paula Bennett say. 422 more words

Politics

Summer Holidays

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Well it’s been a crazy old summer, hasn’t it? Nothing like what what we expected. Forecasts were for a long dry holiday period and we got rain. 253 more words

Rants

The quiet achiever - tourism

Tourism is a quiet but significant achiever in New Zealand, with numbers and generated income reaching record levels.

Radio NZ: Migration, tourism raise economic hopes… 357 more words

General

Garner on next National leader

Duncan Garner ponders on who may be National’s next leader. He rules out Judith Collins, saying her party has lost faith and trust in her (she could earn that back but it will take time, effort and care). 223 more words

Politics

Comeback Collins

Judith Collins was down and shown the way out of Parliament last year – sent to the office known as the departure lounge. But she has demonstrated resolve and determination, and will be back in Cabinet next week. 1,012 more words

Politics