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Matariki And Big Weather

I often say that in New Zealand we have big weather. Not bad weather, big...
June 21, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Why I Do This Job

While it might be stating the obvious that I am not the biggest fan of...
June 14, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Earth To Zog

What a week in the world of immigration. I often find when I meet a...
June 8, 2013
Tom MacLeod
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What To Do About Skill Shortages

The local media are increasingly reporting worsening skills shortages and a mismatch of the skills...
May 31, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Handing The Thinking Over To A Computer…

I was reflecting on my colleague Paul’s recent blog on the proposed computerisation of decision...
May 24, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Malaysian Rubbish Tip

After working 15 days without a break I spent last weekend at the Tanjong Jara...
May 17, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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I’ll Be Back

Anyone remember Skynet? For those of you out there who have no idea what I...
May 10, 2013
Paul Janssen
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Is New Zealand A Racist Country?

That was the question put to viewers on a local TV show that aired the...
May 3, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Work And Resident Visa Conflict

When I started out in this game 24 years ago my first Boss had, until...
April 25, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Farewell Maggie

As the world reflects on a life well lived with the passing of Baroness Margaret...
April 19, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Matakana, Farmers Market and a Marine Reserve

I mentioned a week or so ago that autumn was slowly winding its quiet way...
April 12, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Crime Rates Continue To Fall

About a year ago I wrote a blog reflecting on national crime statistics for the...
April 5, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Test Cricket – Sport Of Kings!

My apologies for the late Letter from New Zealand. I returned home earlier in the...
March 24, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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Drought

It’s been a long, hot, rainless summer for most of New Zealand. It has been...
March 14, 2013
Iain MacLeod
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A Waste Of Taxpayers Money

Those that know me understand my views on the State and how the absence of...
March 8, 2013
Iain MacLeod