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Treasury Secretary - Capital Gains Tax won't help Auckland

The Treasury Secretary Gabriel Makhlouf was interviewed on The Nation yesterday and said he doubted a capital gains tax would help the escalation in property prices in Auckland. 482 more words


Lea Schlatter’s POPPY’S RIVER is now part of the Asia-Pacific Photobook Archive

Title: Poppy’s River

Photographer: Lea Schlatter

Date of publication:  2014

Place of Publication: Auckland, New Zealand

Language: English

Dimensions of book: 14 x 21 cm… 137 more words


Photo Diary #1

Being sick and studying is a horrible combination. Even though I’ve been given 2 weeks off Uni, it hasn’t entirely been a holiday…

These are photos from my past week or so! 83 more words


The Saturday Rant - April 18th 2015

Adam is rather incensed this week about several things.

1 The Flag nonsense

John Key is wasting political capital on the flag change referendum. All he is doing is irritating many natural supporters and handing Winston Peters yet another opportunity to give National and Key a bloody nose. 199 more words


Taniwha Tax - a modern variant on Danegeld

Reading this week about the Taniwha Tax proposed in Auckland, reminded Adam of Rudyard Kipling’s poem Danegeld. It seems to Adam that this proposal is a modern variant on Danegeld . 221 more words

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Recording Almost Complete

Hello everyone.  We recently completed ten consecutive days of recording our second (currently untitled) album with Dave Rhodes at Depot Sound Recording Studio.  We completed the recording of drums, bass guitar, electric guitar and electric violin for five epic new tracks.   118 more words


Arriving in Auckland ✈️

After getting up waaay to early in Melbourne we tried to check out of out hostel.. Which was a bit difficult due to the fact that the man in the reception had decided to go downstairs to the hostelbar and sing karaoke without leaving a note or anything. 46 more words