Two nights in a police cell in two months and the New Zealand Rugby Union are deliberating whether to keep him in the All Blacks? As well as these two recent debacles the NZ Herald reports an incident where Cowan was sent home from a Junior All Blacks tour of Australia after an incident in […]
It’s interesting to see that the internet banking code lauching tomorrow has been watered down. Banks have removed a clause that could give them the right to refuse to reimburse fraud victims who did not let banks inspect their computers. I bank with Westpac, and RaboPlus. The online experience for each of these banks couldn’t […]
Saw this advertisement in today’s Sunday Star Times (still haven’t cancelled my subscription). I had wondered what Don Brash, ex leader of the National Party, was up to. Now I know.
Oddity for the week: Wellington Prison, previously known as Mt Crawford Prison, is set to close temporarily due to a lack of prisoners. Apparently there is a seasonal downturn in the numbers of criminals. The few remaining prsioners are being relocated back to prisons in their home districts. This is all a bit curious when […]
I’m a bit behind the eight-ball on this one, but outraged nonetheless. My mother told me a couple of days ago that incandescent light-bulbs are to be banned. I thought Mum was having a senior moment. “You can’t just ban light-bulbs Mum”, I said. Well, I was wrong. Apparently the government can. In fact it […]
1-day send me a daily email offering me three products sold at what is claimed to be a very discounted price. On the surface it looks great, and today I was almost tempted to purchase. Even though I didn’t really need what they were offering the sense of urgency overtook any practicality. A Canon MD160 […]