Monthly Archives: August 2013

Today in History – 21st August 1958 – Auckland pedestrians begin ‘Barnes Dance’

1958 Auckland pedestrians begin ‘Barnes Dance’ Auckland became the first city in New Zealand to introduce the ‘Barnes Dance’ street-crossing system, which stopped all traffic and allowed pedestrians to cross intersections in every direction at the same time. The system … Continue reading

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What next L&P

L&P is a soft drink which is world famous in New Zealand  https://www.facebook.com/LemonAndPaeroa

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Today in History – 14 August 1891 Women’s vote petitions presented to Parliament

1891 Women’s vote petitions presented to Parliament Organised by the Women’s Christian Temperance Union (WCTU), these petitions were signed by a total of 9000 women. They contributed to the introduction of a Female Suffrage Bill, which received majority support in … Continue reading

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Happy World Cat Day

Happy World Cat-Day 2013

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Twitter Information requests – None from NZ

    Good to see the NZ Government is not on this list yet and great to see how open twitter is to information requests https://transparency.twitter.com/

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