Face of the Day

The Green Party will fight National’s Nick Smith for the Nelson seat in this year’s election.

This is the first time the Green Party has tried to win a seat since it held the Coromandel electorate in 1999.

Nick Smith has held the Nelson seat for over 20 years and in the last election increased his majority to 7605.

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Word of the day

The word for today is…

winsome (adj) –  Charming, often in a childlike or naive way.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Old English wynsum “agreeable, pleasant,” from wynn “pleasure, delight,” from Proto-Germanic *wunjo- (source also of Old Saxon wunnia, Old High German wunja, German Wonne “joy, delight”), from PIE root *wen- “to desire, strive for” + -sum. Apparently surviving only in northern English dialect for 400 years until revived 18th century by Hamilton, Burns, and other Scottish poets. Similar formation in Old Saxon wunsam, Old High German wunnisam.

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