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26 days ago

WAKA NATHAN AKA the BLACK PANTHER

John from Woolston

I was saddened to read today that another GREAT All Black has died.
I well remember watching the great Waka Nathan playing - he was dynamic and was part of that great era of All Blacks who were real men not just pumped up gym products.
Wakas loss will be felt by the older rugby community who will recall with fondness and pride those GREAT All Blacks who toured for months overseas with little compensation and no huge team of support specialists plus they played the whole 80 minutes of the game.

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Calling all creative minds today

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Entries are open for this year’s Sunday Star-Times short story awards.

The awards include open, emerging Māori and Pasifika writers, and under-25 years categories and will be judged by some of New Zealand’s best authors.

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New Zealand is a nation of cat lovers, and increasingly – at least anecdotally – we’re keeping them inside.

Owners say welfare and conservation concerns are the main drivers; experts are cautious not to say too much, and cats are silent on the issue thus far.

What's worse — keeping a cat indoors 24/7, or letting it roam free where it will hunt birds, and possibly be injured?

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