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13. May 2018  14:53

@FlyAirNZ what an awful awful way to finish my #airnz flying experience. Your NZ29 12 May flight service manager just decided to put revenue over family. It’s the most unkiwi thing that has happened to me in the 7 years I’ve flown with you.

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25. April 2018  00:10

Coffee snobs look away. But there’s nothing quite like a Dunkin experience to relive your childhood.

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22. April 2018  18:11

A huge thank you to @flyairnz Andrea and Stuart for their help and for rebooking me. #AirNZ is one of the things I’ll miss most when we’re away from home for the next three years.

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19. April 2018  13:26

I wonder if there are any empirical papers estimating the productivity/welfare loss to society from people deciding to wait the extra ten seconds for their Secure ID / 2FA tokens to refresh.

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17. April 2018  15:42

@nytimes comes to the rescue with pop-anthropology reading recommendations. The Stuart Kirsch book is based on his PNG experiences and will be my first pick. But Romanian secret police files also sounds fab!

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17. April 2018  03:18

Just the kind of story I want to read during a bout of insomnia. Thanks @voxdotcom!

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13. April 2018  18:03

Strictly personal view but I think Paul Eagle was onto something here. #vomitron

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11. April 2018  15:03

And I'm getting giddy thinking about @ShaniaTwain getting giddy about performing in #NZ !!! 💓

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11. April 2018  10:21

I can confirm that the @metservice “feels like” measure is very, *very* accurate. #Brrrrr

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9. April 2018  20:07

So long Digg Reader:

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9. April 2018  18:00

Hey @nztreasury, love the new website! But still a few teething problems. Many links lead to a 403 error on this page:

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8. April 2018  12:25

Sunset over the Auckland Harbour Bridge

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7. April 2018  21:45

Task for the weekend: “de-cluttering”. Seems innocuous enough, but it can eventually lead you to take a “How big a hoarder am I?” test, and the answer might not make your day.

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5. April 2018  19:40

Visit from movers = trifecta moodkill: a) reality of move sets in -> panic!; b) you find out a 20ft container is too small (you thought you only had 2 duffel bags) -> mid-life crisis; c) they’re coming back in 2 weeks -> only 2 weeks to get over panic and mid-life crisis

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5. April 2018  15:40

Picnics are so last season. All the teddy bears are at the #NorfolkIsland Country Music Festival. Nothing like teddies gadding about to bluegrass.

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5. April 2018  12:52

It’s like the whole town took a leadership course where they were told to just do it and ask for forgiveness later. Nice!

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4. April 2018  23:31

Looking forward to a chat tomorrow on governance and the #Pacific with officials from @ASEAN and Africa visiting #NZ to study English @VicUniWgtn

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1. April 2018  14:15

Palette cleansing, and #powerparenting

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1. April 2018  13:15

Ethics in the era of Yelp: how do you leave a good review for a car rental company that’s awfully - exceptionally - nice, but where the brakes failed on a scary downhill?

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1. April 2018  12:08

Sunday trading is a real holiday killer. It should go. Especially in small islands like Waiheke!

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31. March 2018  11:52

Flicking through the March Kia Ora magazine, I feel for regional New Zealand - might be worth doing a “leave no one behind” session with @flyairnz

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31. March 2018  09:39

The Koru lounge in Wellington is now at the cutting edge of @flyairnz lounges. After five years, the hand cream and hand wash have been finally separated from being next to each other. #hallelujah

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30. March 2018  23:51

I’m starting a (micro-)blog. Mostly sticky notes, with the occasional long-form rant.

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27. March 2018  16:58

I’m going to wire up every bitcoin mining box that exists in New Zealand and retire 5 hours later. What are you going to do with your #genesisenergy #powershout? 😂

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14. March 2018  13:03

There’s a 6 minute sweet spot on every @emirates flight when the onair wifi loads a line of text in under 15 min. It’s when 97% of passengers are asleep, 2% on the loo, and 1% have run out of data.

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8. March 2018  16:33

Come join the #1 most best foreign ministry and development programme in New Zealand. Memorable adventures for your memoirs, in the service of your country, guaranteed. @MFATgovtNZ is hiring.

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13. February 2018  11:33

As #Tonga picks up the pieces from #TCGita, the most valuable support you can provide is #Cash - either as remittances to your friends and family, or as a contribution to an NGO on the ground. #Cashtransfers are more valuable than tins of food, old clothes, or anything else!