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Aardvark Daily

New Zealand's longest-running online daily news and commentary publication, now in its 19th year. The opinion pieces presented here are not purported to be fact but reasonable effort is made to ensure accuracy.

Content copyright © 1995 - 2014 to Bruce Simpson (aka Aardvark), the logo was kindly created for Aardvark Daily by the folks at aardvark.co.uk



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May 2008

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Laser pointers now offensive weapons?
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Chorus attempt to sidestep regulated DSL prices
It seems that after getting a very cushy deal from government and extra taxpayer money to help them finish the UFB -- despite this supposedly being a fixed-price deal, Chorus is doing the dirty on us...

Is this a clever idea?
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Carbon taxes for the poor
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