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Take A Container - NZ To The UK On A Banana Boat

Take A Container - NZ To The UK On A Banana Boat

Travel overland, reduce your carbon footprint, sail away, blah blah jumbo jet, fuel crisis etc etc. All the cheap flights are beckoning but your conscience is disturbed – traveling is a selfish pastime.

Four Hour Day for Students

Four Hour Day for Students

Is anyone else shocked?

The Basics of Budgeting

The Basics of Budgeting

Building something from scratch or renovating involves stretching savings and making the most of our money.
 
Whether you are building a new house or preparing to renovate every project should begin with knowing what you can afford.
 

Facts About Finance

Facts About Finance

One of the most important steps in securing a home is arranging finance.

Microsoft PC Housekeeping

Microsoft PC Housekeeping

"Are you sick of the computer running slow?" "Do you have to make a cup of tea/coffee every time you switch the PC on?"  Well, today I want to give you some tips and tricks at getting the best out of your PC.

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 4

A Brief History of Gaming Sexual Failures part 4

It was the millennium, gamers were aging, video games growing more sophisticated, and sex was, well, still very much taboo. The same old digital mores continued to hold, despite demand for more mature games growing.

Of course, as in any regulatory situation, the hypocrisy ran deep. While, for example, an examination of sexual interaction between mature characters exploring themes of human experience was strictly off limits, having every female character in the game show more cleavage than common sense was basically mandatory. Suggested sex would sell, actual sex would doom us all to an amoral purgatory. It was that ambivalent line that Fear Effect 2 attempted to straddle.

Advisory: Changes to NZ Copyright Law

Significant changes to New Zealand Copyright law come into  effect at the end of February 2009. In particular Sections 92A and 92C of the Copyright (New Technologies) Amendment Act affect both Catalyst and our clients.

About the law change

What's For Tea This Week?

Deciding what's for tea is almost as trying as the cooking process itself. That's why every Sunday I'll post a list of suggestions for the week following. Pick and choose, be adventurous and try something new. If you don't know how to cook something or have a suggestion just drop me a line.

A Crack Head By Any Other Name... (Would Smell As Sweet??)

A Crack Head By Any Other Name... (Would Smell As Sweet??)

For the first time in my life I have an office of my very own to work from. Despite the gaping hole in the ceiling (where the crack heads broke in through the roof) I am very excited.

Fur Patrol

Fur Patrol

One of New Zealand's finest rock bands Fur Patrol has a lot to be proud about. They are celebrating the success of the great new album "Local Kid" with a couple of shows. Having also been named to the home-grown festival line up in Wellington.