Life in New Zealand November 3 2012

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3rd November, 2012

Wanted to Buy: Chest freezer and oars for a 12ft dinghy.
Twizel Update, 13/9/12

Jalfon said that meant email would be free only to paying customers., 13/10/12

Leviticus, the man who wrote in the Bible that a man should not have sex with another man, also wrote that people should never wear cloth made of a mixture of wool and linen …
NZ Herald, 1/8/12

Mr Leary said the Rangitikei District Council already focussed almost solely on core business and did not spent on necessary items. “In Rangitikei, that’s what we do.” The biggest problem faced by the Rangitikei is its ageing population and infrastructure, he said. “They can’t really do much more damage to the Rangitikei.”
Rangitikei Mail, 2/8/12

Pukeko are endearing to watch as they strut around on their long and frequently ungainly reddish-orange legs, searching for food – shoots, roots, seeds, vegetables (especially, much to the consternation of farmers, newly planted ones) …
Canvas, NZ Herald, 28/7/12

We all know what started on July 27, and we all know what New Zealanders will be talking about until August 12, and beyond. Their tomatoes.
Bay of Plenty Times Weekend, 4/8/12

Library shoot returns …
the return shoot is now operating and users who would like to return their books are welcome to do so.
Whakatane News, 28/6/12

More than 90 landowners have joined an anti-poaching initiative in Central Otago that is empowering landowners and trespassing offenders, police say.
News, 21/6/12

“The children with cancer who attend the camp are each given a minder who literally, eats, sleeps and entertains them for the duration of the camp.”
Te Awamutu Courier, 23/8/12

Playing on one leg, All Blacks captain Richie McCaw became the first player to achieve 100 test wins in what was an occasion to be remembered., 7/10/12

The top five reasons Wellingtonians called for an ambulance were for falls, breathing problems, non-traumatic chest paint, fainting and unconsciousness, and abdominal pains.
Wellingtonian, 9/8/12

We know our readers don’t like constant change, so we describe our changes as part of an ongoing evolution.
Dominion Post, 3/9/12

Ms Wall … said that ministers would not be obliged to marry couples against their will.
NZ Herald, 30/8/12

I guess that since the over-paid and cooked brains here are so fuddled and awash in their own bubbles or clouds there will be no cheap and innovative solution apart from the continuous flogged horse.
Taranaki Daily News, 30/8/12

Sign seen in Ruakaka Motor Camp

Seen in Ruakaka Motor Camp

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3rd November, 2012

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