By Hugh Stretton
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In accordance with in-depth examine and interviews with 30 tribal elders, this guidebook to whaikoreroor New Zealand’s conventional Maori oratoryis the 1st advent to this primary paintings shape. Assessing whaikorero’s foundation, historical past, constitution, language, and magnificence of supply, this quantity includes a diversity of speech samples in Maori with English translations and captures the knowledge and event of the Maori tribal teams, together with Ngai Tuhoe, Ngati Awa, Te Arawa, and Waikato-Maniapoto.
Through the nineteenth century, New Zealand's South Island underwent an environmental transformation by the hands of eu settlers. They diverted streams and tired marshes, burned local plants and planted hedges and grasses, stocked farms with sheep and livestock and poured on fertilizer. via quite a few letter books, ledgers, diaries, and journals, this ebook unearths how the 1st ecu settlers realized approximately their new setting: chatting with Maori and different Pakeha, gazing climate styles and the moving populations of rabbits, interpreting newspapers, and going to lectures on the Mechanics’ Institute.
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Doesn’t working at home at least free young mothers to adapt their work time to their children’s needs? For some, perhaps. But many of them are bullied: either they do more and faster work than they want, or they’ll get none at all. If sacked, they can’t expect any pay they’re owed. ’ Fearing official and unofficial punishments themselves, there’s not much the workers can do about it. But there are things that others can do. Recent tax changes, though not designed to benefit these working women, are making it harder for employers to conceal illegal work.
By 2000 his salary exceeded $500,000 a year and the value of his option shares, bought with interest-free loans from the company, exceeded $6 million. In December 1999 the Commonwealth Auditor-General issued a report on the government’s management and regulation of the blood processing business. Since privatisation, the Commonwealth had paid CSL over $400 million without ever checking that the blood products had actually been received. When the company negotiated some millions of dollars’ worth of price changes, the Health Department did not seek any independent legal, accounting or industry advice.
It’s the first two of those that most need repair. | 30 | strettontextpp6 14/7/05 12:28 PM Page 31 2 How not to argue Suppose that a well-led major party, perhaps in coalition with Democrats and Greens, offers Australia a radical change of direction. There are four kinds of trouble which a new strategy might try to fix. First, there are old troubles: unemployment, inflation, unbalanced trade and payments, some increasing inequalities. Second, there are unnecessary troubles: ills we have brought on ourselves by bad policy choices.