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2010 Sevens Street Party Pics (part 2)

Monday, 8 February 2010, 3:23 pm | Carl Suurmond

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2010 Sevens Street Party Pics (Part 1)

Monday, 8 February 2010, 2:52 pm | Carl Suurmond

The capital celebrated in colourful style on Saturday night at the Sevens Street Party on Courtenay Place. Hordes of costumed Sevens fans partied into the night at the end of Wellington's biggest weekend. More >>

Scoop Feature: Inside The Supreme Court

Tuesday, 26 January 2010, 5:03 pm | Carl Suurmond

Complaints over Stalinist architectural overtones and concerns over cost overruns accompanied the opening of New Zealand's newest civic masterpiece or mistake (depending on your opinion) by Prince William last week. More >>

Photo Essay: Geekdom descends on Wellington

Friday, 22 January 2010, 6:50 pm | Carl Suurmond

Wellington's Convention Center this week hosted 700 open source software engineers - i.e. geeks - for a festival of discussion of all things linux at Linux.Conf.Au the annual Australasian Linux conference. Carl Suurmond was dispatched to catch the ... More >>

PM's Presser Audio 19/01/10: 3 Strikes In

Tuesday, 19 January 2010, 6:19 pm | Carl Suurmond

At a post cabinet press conference today the Prime Minister John Key, accompanied by Act Part Leader Rodney Hide and Minister of Police and Corrections Judith Collins, announced that the National Party and Act had reached an agreement on changes to ... More >>

Fans And Protesters Welcome Prince

Monday, 18 January 2010, 5:39 pm | Carl Suurmond

The 1000 plus crowd outside the opening of the Supreme Court in Wellington was a mix of Prince William fans, young and old, Monarchists and protesters from the PSA and Republican movement. More >>

Princely Opening For New Supreme Court

Monday, 18 January 2010, 3:42 pm | Carl Suurmond

Prince William opened New Zealand's new Supreme Court in Wellington just before midday today. The recent bad weather disappeared and in the morning heat more than 1000 people lined the streets around the new building. More >>

Still A Big Day Out

Thursday, 14 January 2010, 1:59 pm | Carl Suurmond

The first time I joined the queues outside the BDO in Auckland it was the end of the nineties and the Australasian music festival had returned after being cancelled in 1998. The lineup that year included: The Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Soulfly, Hole, ... More >>

Clinton Visit: US Exercises Not Expected To Resume

Wednesday, 13 January 2010, 11:43 am | Carl Suurmond

In a briefing to media before Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s upcoming two-day visit to New Zealand senior Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials yesterday said they were not expecting an announcement of a resumption of exercises with US forces ... More >>