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New Zealand - East Coast Camper part 1

Instead of continuing with the bus and essentially repeating the same journey again, a friend and I decided to rent a camper for six nights and drive up the East Coast, sweet as! 525 more words

Travel

By God, Sir!

A gold Irish Freedom Box presented to the Earl of Uxbridge – known for, amongst other things, his stiff upper lip repartee at the Battle of Waterloo – made £100,900 (AUD 197,230) at… 164 more words

Antiques

The Road to Waterloo Week Six - "The Belgians Undergo the Most Lively Sensations."

By Monday April 3rd the book publishers had jumped on the Napoleonic bandwagon and advertisements began appearing in the newspapers –
“Letter to a noble lord on the present situation of France and Europe accompanied by official and original documents. 563 more words

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The Altar at Easter

 

During the year, the colours used on the altar at Old St Paul’s change, as the liturgical year changes.  On Palm Sunday, which is the Sunday before Easter, the staff change the colours on the altar to red.   186 more words

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Explore Catchpool Valley - the most popular entrance to Rimutaka Forest Park

Wellington families there’s heaps you can do at Rimutaka Forest Park with Kiwi Ranger. Draw wild designs inspired by nature, map birdsong in the park, go on a Rimutaka scavenger hunt, wriggle your toes in the pristine mountain water, or, imagine roaming the hills as a kiwi. 53 more words

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Open for thinking, open for participation, open for collaboration

The name of the two day Wellington conference on Thursday and Friday 16/17 April says it all.

Open Source//Open Society (OS//OS).

As a digital immigrant who has, without sometimes knowing why, gone down he android path for my devices, I’m inherently drawn to the open source philosophy. 318 more words

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Lowering standards cost Wellington a potential bidder on trash contract

WELLINGTON — Some Wellington Council members argued last month that lowering bidding standards for the village’s garbage contract would entice more competition, but doing so actually dissuaded one local hauler from bidding at all. 338 more words

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