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Data without borders

by Joanna June 26, 2012

They say that knowledge is power, and when it comes down to it, knowledge often comes from data. But how do you get the most out of your data? Or how do you get your hands on someone else’s? Find out on Thursday June 28. Data Without Borders NZ is gathering a network of non-profits, […]

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Beware, Wild Animals!

by Joanna June 25, 2012

Welcome to the jungle – it’s time to dance. The Jo Sandwich is proud to present Wild Animals, a night of dancing and mayhem to raise money for Wellington SPCA. On July 20, the Burgundy Room underneath Bar Bodega will be host to a roaringly good time. Trust your animal instincts on this one and […]

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Ladies & gentlemen, start your salivating

by Joanna June 19, 2012

The Visa Wellington On A Plate festival was launched last night at the Saint James, in amidst lashings of Ruth Pretty’s whipped butter, ginger beer-battered fish and Whittaker’s chocolate creme brulee. Oh lordy, we ate like royalty and were still made even more hungry by reading about some of the events on offer. Tickets go […]

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Let’s help Wellington SPCA into a new home

by Joanna May 10, 2012

Wellington City Council would like your views on the draft Long Term Plan 2012-22. The draft plan sets out what the Council is proposing to do over the next ten years. Public consultation on the Wellington City Council Draft Long Term Plan runs from the 16th April to 18th May 2012. This is your chance to have […]

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Something to hum about

by Joanna May 5, 2012

Hummingbird has been on Courtenay Place for a long time (twelve years!), and has just undergone a complete refurbishment. The Wellingtonista was invited along to check out the revitalised space and new menu, and what we found was very very good. In their own words: The site was once, many decades ago, a butcher’s shop […]

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We also have ‘opinions’ – a protest against transphobia

by Joanna February 23, 2012

If you’re on the Twitters, you would have seen yet another digusting piece of bigotry and bullshit churned out by Rosemary McLeod about how transgender people shouldn’t be parents. The @dompost rebuttal? “The column is her opinion.”. Yes, and they’re the ones who paid for her to have that opinion published. Luckily, the Queer Avengers […]

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Less than a week til Webstock ’12!

by Joanna February 9, 2012

Can you feel the excitement in the air? Hear the squeak of glasses being polished,Threadless packages being opened, plaid shirts being ironed and beards being fluffed? Next week, Wellington plays host to the greatest most awesome conference in the world. Fact! We’ve already made some recommendations of things for Webstock attendees to do in Wellington, […]

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