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So long Tana

The Wellington Lions beat Manawatu 37 to 7 at the Cake Tin tonight – but I wasn’t there for the game – I was there to farewell Tana Umaga, playing his 100th game for Wellington. In a lack lustre game that Wellington should have won by a bigger margin Tana played with his usual flair, […]

A bridge too far…

The tragedy of the collapsing bridge in Minneapolis brought comparisons to our own Auckland harbour bridge here in godzone. I was amused to see in the weekend press – – a story about the “nippon clip-ons” and how Transit NZ have implemented restrictions on heavy vehicles using those outside lanes. They have reduced the […]

What the f%@k?

I heard on Morning Report this morning that heavy smoking may slow rheumatoid arthritis. If you’re a sufferer of this disease you probably ran down to the dairy in your jammies to buy a 25 pack of Holidays. If you did rush out you might have missed the punchline: “Cigarette smoking is a known risk […]