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Green, but not naive

OPINION: The rort MPs have been running over accommodation expenses in Wellington is getting messier and messier, writes The Southland Times in an editorial.

Our police need help

OPINION: Frontline police in Invercargill refer to the corner of Dee and Esk streets as Hell's Corner, writes The Southland Times in an editorial.

Not so ready

OPINION: One of the surprises of the earthquake and tsunami tragedy in the South Pacific on Wednesday was the number of New Zealanders who didn't seem to know about it until much later in the day, even as late as watching the 6pm news on televisionproblems'', writes The Southland Times in an editorial.

What's the carrot?

OPINION: You've never set eyes on the troublemaker in your child's class but you have heard more than enough about them to know exactly what they're like, writes The Southland Times in an editorial.

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Whar in our time — the quiz

thu Hello students. Welcome to the advanced level NCEA assessment module in Social Studies, writes Joe Bennett this week.

Waiting staff are not robots

Please fill in the blank in the following phrase: "Excuse me -----, there's a fly in my soup," writes Joe Bennett this week.

No fairytale ending here

Odd way to send them off

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How our people will laugh

''No no no no," exclaimed the Secretary of State for the tiny Pacific island of Columnia, writes Joe Bennett this week.

Secrets of Garston

With one seat in the ute, I wondered who was going to sit beside Terry — me or school principal Kathryn O'Loughlin, writes Gerry Forde in this week's Southlander.

Two dads are better than one

We played a father-son challenge on a one-eighth-sized billiard table and he'd give me a start of 50, which dropped over the years until I could beat him from scratch, writes Gerry Forde in this week's Southlander column.

Spirit of the ages

Take the high road

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The perfect gift

The Good Woman's birthday is fraught with danger, writes Gerry Forde this week.

The cat came back the very next tray

cat thumb Cinnamon oysters and cats are not compatible, writes Patricia Soper in this week's And Another Thing.

Bags I'm not the butt of this joke

I don't know about you, but I never tire of a really good joke. Something that has greatly amused me once does so again and again, regardless of who is telling it, writes Pat Veltkamp Smith in this week's And Another Thing.

Branch manager has plum job for 60 years

You do the luxing and you eat belgium

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Saintly can be hard to live with

It's a funny thing, but no matter how hard we try we always love the sinners more than the saints who would be, I suspect, very hard to live with, writes Pat Veltkamp Smith in this week's And Another Thing.

Here comes Mr Lignite 2009

bheave National's Gerry Brownlee made a video clip last year, which he entitled Sexy Coal, writes David Parker (Labour) in this week's From the Beehive.

We must act to prevent youth crime

Youth in trouble get a hard time in the media, writes Bill English (National) in this week's From the Beehive.

Safety key for our children on the roads

We all must do our bit, and strike a balance

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Maori will keep up struggle

What an interesting week this has been, writes Rahui Katene (Maori Party) in this week's From the Beehive.

The road to no money

thu Working together is becoming more and more important and I believe we do that well here in the south, writes Frana Cardno this week.

Oil, gasfield impact huge

In my view, there is no question that the development of oil and gas fields in the Great South Basin will have a huge impact on the future of Invercargill and Southland, writes Tim Shadbolt this week.

Committed to trying

And the medals go to . . .

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Our city can save the world

Farewell, Sir Howard, writes Tim Shadbolt this week.

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