Non Impediti Ratione Cogitationis – Unencumbered by Thought
June 9, 2012 – 11:49 am | 16 Comments

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It is with great sadness for me that NPR has announced that the main part of Saturday morning on NPR (KERA for me) will be no more. Brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi’s “Car Talk” radio …

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Non Impediti Ratione Cogitationis – Unencumbered by Thought
June 9, 2012 – 11:49 am | 16 Comments

Non Impediti Ratione Cogitationis – Unencumbered by Thought

It is with great sadness for me that NPR has announced that the main part of Saturday morning on NPR (KERA for me) will be no more. Brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi’s “Car Talk” radio show is to be retired at the end of September, 25 years after “Car Talk” began in Boston Massachusetts.

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Daily English Show #13 – Christchurch To Moeraki Boulders (Video)
June 3, 2012 – 7:41 am | 13 Comments
Daily English Show #13 – Christchurch To Moeraki Boulders (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. This week the road travels from Christchurch through to the Moeraki Boulders. This video was …

Daily English Show #12 – Kaikoura To Christchurch (Video)
March 20, 2012 – 7:17 am | 29 Comments
Daily English Show #12 – Kaikoura To Christchurch (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. This week the road travels from Kaikoura on the eastern shore of the South Island …

Daily English Show #12 – Blenheim To Kaikoura (Video)
February 22, 2012 – 12:57 pm | 39 Comments
Daily English Show #12 – Blenheim To Kaikoura (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. This week they travel from the wine-growing region of Marlborough through to the whale-watching mecca …

Daily English Show #11 – Wellington To Blenheim (Video)
December 25, 2011 – 7:13 am | 47 Comments
Daily English Show #11 – Wellington To Blenheim (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. Today they travel to the beehive (Parliament), Lyall Bay (check out Maranui Cafe review) then …

Daily English Show #10 – Palmerston North To Wellington (Video)
November 14, 2011 – 2:06 am | 34 Comments
Daily English Show #10 – Palmerston North To Wellington (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. Today they travel from Palmerston North, through the Manawatu, Horowhenua, Kapti Coast to Wellington.

Daily English Show #9 – Opunake To Palmerston North (Video)
October 10, 2011 – 8:01 am | 51 Comments
Daily English Show #9 – Opunake To Palmerston North (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. Today they travel through Opunake Beach Carnival, Patea and the crossroads of Horowhenua, the town …

Hayley Westenra – World in Union Te Reo (Video)
September 17, 2011 – 11:20 pm | 31 Comments
Hayley Westenra – World in Union Te Reo (Video)

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Hayley Westenra sings the Official Rugby World Cup 2011 Theme Song held in New Zealand in Maori. ITV United Kingdom uses it for their introduction to the coverage of the World Cup 2011.

World Cup Haka Mania (Video)
September 11, 2011 – 11:14 pm | 21 Comments
World Cup Haka Mania (Video)

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Haka Mania has broken out all over New Zealand with the arrival of the World Cup Rugby 2011. From the stunning performance at the World Cup Opening Ceremony to Maori TV promoting its full live …

English rugby team visits devastated Christchurch (Video)
September 10, 2011 – 9:17 am | 16 Comments
English rugby team visits devastated Christchurch (Video)

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Members of the England World Cup squad meet Mayor Bob Parker and tour earthquake-damaged Christchurch.

Psychic sheep predicts New Zealand rugby victory (Video)
September 10, 2011 – 12:10 am | 22 Comments
Psychic sheep predicts New Zealand rugby victory (Video)

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Sonny Wool, New Zealand’s first ‘psychic’ sheep, correctly predicts a home  victory for New Zealand’s first match of the Rugby World Cup.

World Cup Will Define Team – Henry (Video)
September 9, 2011 – 8:04 am | 5 Comments
World Cup Will Define Team – Henry (Video)

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All Blacks coach Graham Henry says the next eight weeks will define the team.

Jonah Lomu’s outlook for All Blacks debut
September 2, 2011 – 12:01 am | 6 Comments
Jonah Lomu’s outlook for All Blacks debut

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Jonah Lomu gives his outlook and predictions for the All Blacks’ opening match at the Rugby World Cup.

Rugby World Cup Fixtures – Calendar ICS
September 1, 2011 – 4:55 am | 13 Comments
Rugby World Cup Fixtures – Calendar ICS

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The Rugby World Cup is almost upon us. For those in the United Kingdom here are the air times for ITV Channels in GMT (aka UK Time).  If you want a ICS calendar for the …

Daily English Show #8 – Otorohanga To Opunake (Video)
August 15, 2011 – 12:22 am | 7 Comments
Daily English Show #8 – Otorohanga To Opunake (Video)

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The Daily English Show, an occasional video series, has hit the road traveling through New Zealand in a United Campervan. Today they continue on their journey south with a visit the largest apple known to …