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Offline jafa77

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #15 on: August 29, 2007, 10:58:46 am »
They are seriously short of news here so the news consists of the nasty things the government calls the opposition or vice versa. Personal politics. All Blacks leaving Auckland for France tonight was big news.

car chases make the news quite often when drunk teens race away from cops and crash into trees.

Imagine the SABC TV news covering just major crime every evening (rape, murder etc). The bulletin would have to start at 4pm and end at 10pm!

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2007, 11:19:19 am »
i dont think that would be sufficient time anyway. I think the SABC have now been forced into broadcasting news 24 hours a day and even that wouldn't be enough to cover all the *** that goes on in this place
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« Reply #16 on: August 29, 2007, 11:19:19 am »

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« Reply #17 on: August 29, 2007, 11:39:10 am »
Ditto Naz.  They would need a channel for politicians crimes, and another for serious crime.  There would be a full channel for petty theft and another dedicated to accidents caused by Taxis. :)

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #18 on: August 29, 2007, 12:35:31 pm »
Eish......but crime is NOT out of control in South Africa.......... :uglystupid2:



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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #19 on: September 01, 2007, 08:56:35 am »
Crime? What crime? I heard that it was soon to be introduced as the newest sport at the All Africa Games
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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #20 on: September 04, 2007, 11:32:17 pm »
there is another program on DSTV, travel chanel, thursday night (7 sept 07) at 8pm, don't forget to watch O0

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #21 on: September 05, 2007, 08:38:17 am »
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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #22 on: August 03, 2008, 12:34:36 pm »
what's this about a program on travel chanel???

Dont want to miss it tell us more please Nolan...

Regarding politics...i've tried reading some articles on this topic and found it realy realy boring.... :sleep:  Nothing as exiting as Sa's politics... :knuppel2: :2funny:
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Offline Alta van zyl

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #23 on: August 04, 2008, 09:34:57 am »
Just look at the date Sonia, think it was September 2007

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #24 on: August 04, 2008, 05:45:56 pm »
Geen wonder, jy was in die Archives  ;D  . Hou maar die travel chanel dop hulle behoort nou en dan iets oor NZ te wys. Enjoy. SAKB.
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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #25 on: August 04, 2008, 06:02:09 pm »
There are also programs about NZ on DSTV in SA channel 125 called filth files (About how inspectors visit places that does not conform with health legislation) and sort them out.
Programs that we saw was about.

Visiting Auckland zoo to check for foreign seeds in the animal food.
Visiting chinese restaurants and downscaled their grading.
Visiting a beauty salon to check if the waxing procedure was ok.
Finding a bus leaking oil on the road.
Finding that trucks are not washed as often as what they should be.
A farmer that could not sell onions and dumped it next to stream of water and it affected the neighbours.
People that disposed of paint tins in the normal garbage disposal (seems that these need to be disposed of at a special place) Maybe our Kiwi friend can elaborate on this0.
Seems like the standards are high.

 

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #26 on: August 04, 2008, 09:10:21 pm »
Ag DOF... :2funny:

Jis hoe slaan ek nou my naam met 'n plank...ek het net die 7 sept ding gesien en so opgewonder geraak ek het nie eers verder gelees nie....oi...en hulle leer jou so mooi in die skool om eers die hele vraestel deur te lees voordat jy begin antwoord....

Nou weet ons hoekom ne Alta... :P 

Ai tog.... :blush: 

In my defense,,,ek is 'n undercover blond....
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Offline Alta van zyl

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #27 on: August 05, 2008, 07:15:11 am »
Toemaar ek het ook met vreeslike belangstelling gelees en eers na ruk die datum geklick  ;D

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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #28 on: August 05, 2008, 07:20:14 am »
Jis ja, dis nogal 'n bummer want ek het so uitgesien daarna... :2funny:
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Re: Getting to know NZ
« Reply #29 on: November 02, 2008, 11:17:14 pm »
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People that disposed of paint tins in the normal garbage disposal (seems that these need to be disposed of at a special place) Maybe our Kiwi friend can elaborate on this0.
Seems like the standards are high.


What you guys don't know, and will be introduce to here, is that in most kitchens, there are two sinks.  One has a "garbage disposal" unit or "insinkerator".   THis is a contraption installed just below the sink hole where the water drains out of.  There is an electric switch on the wall to operate it.  This is for organic stuff only - like the cut-offs from your veggies when you're making salad.  You can just wash it all off and then while the water is running down the drain, you hit the switch and it churns the stuff into mush... this then lands up in the sewer, along with every other "organic excretions" from the home.  So you can imagine that dumping paint down there is not a good idea....  But you can put normal paint cans in the garbage BAG that you tie with string and put along the side of the road once a week for the trash trucks to pick up.
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