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Hospital birth – how much can it cost?

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Today’s Trivia

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“Lord of the Rings: Return of the King” has the highest body count of any movie ever made with 836 on-screen deaths. (Source)

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Daily dose of Awww

Remarkable.

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Yup. Another cat video

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Daily Roundup

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Oooh, then I’m a vegetarian too.

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Latest news headlines from Reuters

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Washed up leftie journo life boat getting rescue from unlikely quarter

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Who would have expected New Zealand First to go into bat for Radio New Zealand?

NZ First’s Tracey Martin is citing a report in the New Zealand Herald which says the state broadcaster is trying to buy digital equipment without making too many cuts to its radio programmes.

Properties that could go on the block include RNZ’s central Auckland studios and land used for the masts that broadcast AM services. Read more »

It’s official: MediaWorks journalists no longer welcome at Reserve Bank

via RNZ

via RNZ

…but they are so proud that they managed to get rid of Weldon.  Aren’t they doing well?

MediaWorks staff have been banned from Reserve Bank media conferences after one of its journalists leaked March’s cut to the Official Cash Rate in advance.

The central bank said the exclusion would remain in place until further notice. Read more »