1 day ago

Forget the Mayoralty...

Mike from Mike Robson

Is John Tamihere the agent for change or will it be the status quo with Phil Goff?

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16 days ago

Ranking fish – taking it away!

Mike from Mike Robson

I must say there's nothing like a fishing trip on a great day in the Gulf with a few mates...

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33 days ago

A week of highs and lows

Mike from Mike Robson

Chin up! Watching the CWC final was tough on the ticker and the unbelievable result agony. The sun did rise the next morning, but your heart goes out to the team who conducted themselves with class throughout the tournament and were so gracious in defeat.

Meanwhile, our country has been stripped… View more
Chin up! Watching the CWC final was tough on the ticker and the unbelievable result agony. The sun did rise the next morning, but your heart goes out to the team who conducted themselves with class throughout the tournament and were so gracious in defeat.

Meanwhile, our country has been stripped of another title....

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45 days ago

Gearing Up - RWC 2019

Mike from Mike Robson

As the countdown to RWC2019 begins, the latest All Black's jersey was unveiled this week...

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57 days ago

Stepping down, buckling up and taking off?

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After announcing his resignation from Air New Zealand, CEO Christopher Luxon says he's no John Key... more

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73 days ago

Duchess of Winkville

Mike from Mike Robson

Was it a secret cry for help, or some sort of cryptic code? The cheeky brag of a person who just stole a president's phone?

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79 days ago

Hacked off?

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Was it a hack, was it illegal, or was it simply the opposition deflating the much anticipated "Wellbeing Budget" before it was announced by the Government on Budget Day?
As predicted Thursday's budget focused funding towards mental health and wellbeing with almost $2billion … View more
Was it a hack, was it illegal, or was it simply the opposition deflating the much anticipated "Wellbeing Budget" before it was announced by the Government on Budget Day?
As predicted Thursday's budget focused funding towards mental health and wellbeing with almost $2billion committed to frontline services.
Meanwhile, is the face on the Budget's cover the best choice? The solo mum has made the move and found happiness and wellbeing in the lucky country …More

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100 days ago

Gifts for Mum – what's hot, what's not?

Mike from Mike Robson

So, it's a big day this coming Sunday. Don't forget to spoil that special person and don't let the hype stress you out either. Maybe the most wanted gift by new mum ...

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116 days ago

Where to Remember Them in Auckland

Mike from Mike Robson

March 15th has truly changed our world. Because of the elevated terror threat, almost two-thirds of Anzac Day services in Auckland have been cancelled due to police resources being too stretched...

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126 days ago

A timely record of local history

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Village book store, Time Out Books is currently offering a launch special of the newly published, The History of Mt Eden - the district and its people. Edited by Helen Laurenson, this is a fascinating record of the men and women, the places, stories and events that have helped to shape our suburb … View moreVillage book store, Time Out Books is currently offering a launch special of the newly published, The History of Mt Eden - the district and its people. Edited by Helen Laurenson, this is a fascinating record of the men and women, the places, stories and events that have helped to shape our suburb from the earliest pre-history of its distinctive geological formation until today...

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137 days ago

The Ultimate Clickbait

Mike from Mike Robson

Kiwi build - 150 affordable homes coming to Omaha’, the signs read. Matakana locals must’ve had a giggle while wealthy bach owners consulted with their consultants last Monday, April 1st. CNN compiled some of the best April Fools’ pranks ever including pasta growing on trees and London’s … View moreKiwi build - 150 affordable homes coming to Omaha’, the signs read. Matakana locals must’ve had a giggle while wealthy bach owners consulted with their consultants last Monday, April 1st. CNN compiled some of the best April Fools’ pranks ever including pasta growing on trees and London’s Big Ben going digital....

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150 days ago

50 lives stolen in minutes

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It’s been of some comfort to hear some incredible stories of generosity following our country’s darkest day last Friday. What extraordinary care, protection, courage and leadership we have seen from not only our Prime Minister and Police Commissioner, but also all the police, ambulance and … View moreIt’s been of some comfort to hear some incredible stories of generosity following our country’s darkest day last Friday. What extraordinary care, protection, courage and leadership we have seen from not only our Prime Minister and Police Commissioner, but also all the police, ambulance and emergency services, the medical personnel, the volunteers and everyone one else working around the clock in the aftermath. ...

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155 days ago

Sad for us All

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Our hearts go out to all New Zealander's who are affected by this brutal act in Christchurch especially to those who feel vulnerable at this time. We are all Kiwi's no matter what religion and are all part of this community of New Zealand - except those that have hate in their hearts. … View moreOur hearts go out to all New Zealander's who are affected by this brutal act in Christchurch especially to those who feel vulnerable at this time. We are all Kiwi's no matter what religion and are all part of this community of New Zealand - except those that have hate in their hearts. Stay strong and support each other.

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157 days ago

Action for Reaction

Mike from Mike Robson

An unrestful week but maybe that is what surrounds us these days. Brexit appears to be going nowhere but intriguing to watch from afar whilst our MP’s have to watch out when walking with headphones or just be conscious of crack pots out there. This raises a question – are our MP’s too … View moreAn unrestful week but maybe that is what surrounds us these days. Brexit appears to be going nowhere but intriguing to watch from afar whilst our MP’s have to watch out when walking with headphones or just be conscious of crack pots out there. This raises a question – are our MP’s too accessible?

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190 days ago

Our nation's history

Mike from Mike Robson

It was great to see our country’s national day this year wasn’t protest-dominated at Waitangi – there was no PM in tears, no one got pelted with mud and no one was throwing their special toys...

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