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It's time to get angry

For months and even years we have given Kim Dotcom a slight benefit of the doubt. He claimed back in 2012 that he had evidence John Key knew about him before 19 January 2012. He said he would produ...

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National Party sued for unauthorised use of Eminem song

In proceedings filed today in the Wellington Registry of the High Court of New Zealand, Eight Mile Style, LLC and Martin Affiliated, LLC, the Detroit-based publishers of Eminem’s copyrights, are seeking damages for copyright infringement against the New Zealand National Party. The proceedings stem from allegations that unauthorised use has been made of Eminem’s Grammy and Academy Award winning song, "Lose Yourself", in election campaign advertising run by the National Party in the lead up to the...

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National on Alleged Unauthorised Use of Music

The National Party completely rejects the allegation that the library music used in its early campaign advertisements is a copyright infringement of any artist’s work. The National Party purchased the music in question from recognised production ...

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Where is young William?

More than 30 investigators working on the case of a missing three-year-old, whose mysterious disappearance last week has baffled Australian police and search crews.

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In Tribute: Peter Gutteridge and the Hypnotic Groove • Speaker • Public Address

Peter Gutteridge changed my life. In December 1988 I came to Dunedin on holiday for a week from my hometown of Gisborne. I was eager to see some of the fabled Dunedin bands live and I couldn’t have timed it better – Snapper were playing that Friday and Saturday at the now long-gone Burgundy Bar. It’d been an exciting week; I’d been writing for Alley Oop fanzine and it was exciting to finally meet in person the people that ran it, Jeff Ruston, Bruce Russell, Paul McKessar and friends of their...

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