Our people tonight

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Our people tonight

Postby vansvilla » Tue Jul 15, 2014 8:59 am

This makes for a good read,
http://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standar ... le-project
Perhaps not as glam as TV footage. :D
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Re: Our people tonight

Postby Zukiwi » Tue Jul 15, 2014 10:49 am

It's drawing a long bow to call me a Taihape man - I left there over 50 years ago. But I suppose I still identify with the place with 4 generations of my family in the cemetery there.

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Re: Our people tonight

Postby Mark » Tue Jul 15, 2014 11:17 am

Interesting that Nick is not as cautious as those running the project to draw conclusions about increasing numbers.
I hope he is right. :)
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