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It's no secret I shall be #PartyVoteGreen and likely to be Labour Paul Eagle for my Rongotai electorate. I shall also be Yes for both referenda.Now that's that out of the way you should of course ignore it and do what you feel is right.First of all I would urge you to VOTE! Make sure you're enrolled and your details are up-to-date: that, no really I can wait, off you go, check your details ... Ok, good. This year from Wednesday 2nd September (overseas) / Saturday 5th September (in NZ) to 7pm on Saturday 19th September you get to vote on one or more of the following:The makeup of ParliamentParty voteYour local MPCannabis legalisation and control referendumEnd of Life Choice referendumYou can vote via post, look out for your voting papers later this month, or in person at many voting booths around Aotearoa New Zealand.
That's who (YOU!), when, where, how, and I shall assume you know why. If you don't…

RWC: More stats and background to this years competition

This taken from the Sunday StarTimes as a follow up on the The numbers for you to gawp at posting from a week or so ago:
The World Cup actually began 739 days ago at the Molt Illustre Conseille General, in the principality of Andorra, nestled between France and Spain in the Pyrennean mountains. Back on September 4, 2004, Andorra beat Norway 76-3 to kick off an 86-country, 191-match, 932-day qualifying process to find 12 teams to join the eight automatic qualifiers - including, of course, New Zealand. Andorra aren't among them. Portugal snaffled the last spot on March 2004.