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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: https://vote.nz/enrolling/enrol-or-update/enrol-or-update-online/Done 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.
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Icons for understanding Eastern and Western cultures

Icons For Understanding Eastern and Western Cultures - PART ONE with parts II and III available. Thanks to the ever connected Russell Brown and my picks, one from each ...

Westerner — Blue / Chinese — Red

Part I - ME
Westerners think in terms of me, me, me. Most Asians think of themselves as part of a larger sum.

Icons For Understanding Eastern and Western Cultures - PART ONE


Part II - The Child
Family relationships in the East and West are very different. In the West, children are raised primarily by the parents, with grandparents playing less of a role in day-to-day life. In the East, both parents and grandparents are actively involved in raising children.

Icons For Understanding Eastern and Western Culture Part II


Part III - Transportation
Loads of people back home are going green and finding alternate routes to work that involve less harm for the environment, when the weather permits that is. Over in Asia, people have used bicycles as a primary means of transportation for ages and are quickly making the switch to motor vehicles.

Icons For Understanding Eastern and Western Culture Part III

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