October 24, 2011
Yes, it’s true.
Alf needed more than his normal ration of Scotch to maintain his equilibrium and keep his nerves under control last night.
The All Blacks were running it much too fine, for his liking.
But today is another day and the cup is ours.
And he thoroughly endorses the judgement this morning of the great Sir Colin Meads.
A one-point margin doesn’t matter much today, he said (or words to that effect).
But it mattered a helluva lot with 15 minutes to go last night, when the French were in full cry.
January 30, 2010
Too many bloody judges have gone soft on the crims, as we all know.
This applies to the judge who has allowed a former Wellington restaurateur to await sentencing at her Ohakune lodge – described on Stuff as “plush” – after she admitted stealing almost $600,000 donated to disabled children.
She has been bailed to live at the lodge until sentencing in March.
Well turned out in a black dress, former IHC national fundraising manager Lynn Fiebig, 56, stood impassively in Wellington District Court yesterday. She pleaded guilty to 74 counts of fraudulently using documents, and one of laundering money.
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