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Why was six afraid of seven?

Because seven is a registered six offender. Used by Year 11 student as a joke… revealed with provision of username and password as part of a programming exercise. The class thought it was pretty funny… and a fairly interesting exercise in … Continue reading

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WCC dog registration: WTF

WCC dog Registration form. Why bother paying over the Internet if I have to send in the form anyway? Pretty dumb as far as I can see… I suppose there could be a good reason? Just as well I still … Continue reading

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IRD customer service an oxymoron?

Latest email to IRD…. I think nearly 4 weeks is ample time to answer a question. I don’t want to actually ring up……… Hi, I wrote, you replied… it did not answer my email, I wrote again and no reply … Continue reading

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Seen on Happy Valley Road

Someone could not be bothered delivering the Cook Strait News… Shame on them.

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What is “hard work”?

I frequently hear politicians or senior bureaucrats saying that their Departments are “working hard” on a particular issue. It used to be when writing student reports a common phrase would be “needs to work harder”, however, I am not sure … Continue reading

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WEGC DT students featured on Ministry of Education Facebook page

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Kiwibank getting greedy?

Seen recently… At Kiwibank we are constantly reviewing our products and policies and have recently decided to remove the account fee waiver that you’ve been enjoying on your Low Rate Mastercard. This is effective from 19 August 2017. Our account … Continue reading

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