Category Archives: Stuff
On the right, the current (and hopefully) future New Zealand flag. (I would have preferred “First to the Light” aka Red Peak, but anyway…) Richmond Mall held a straw poll – drop a glass marble into the appropriate box. I … Continue reading
Or- Estuary English is alive and well in New Zealand. Technically, it’s the vocalization of preconsonantal/final /l/, perhaps with various vowel mergers before it. As in miwk-bottoo ‘milk-bottle’. Can’t get away from it – even the ger-oo on Radio New … Continue reading
This does sound..er..strange. Front up at the Impact church on Halifax Street and you’re automatically promoted to minister? And at some stage, you get to become coordinators?
Nick Smith (l) is the local Member of Parliament for Nelson and a minister in John Key’s (r) National (Conservative) government. He sets up his caravan at the Nelson market on Saturdays and (if he’s there) chats with the locals. … Continue reading
Over at the Golden Bear Brewery on Mapua wharf with Cam & Maria for a couple of beers, a feed and a free concert, Ms jb spied a lady on the other side of the car park and said ” … Continue reading
Every household in Tasman District gets a Blue Box in to which go bottles, plastic, paper and cardboard for recycling. You put it at the end of the drive once a week. Not EVERY type of plastic, of course. Only … Continue reading