Talkin’ Tieke

That time I talked Tieke with Dr Colin Miskelly, Te Papa’s curator of terrestrial vertebrates.

Wood On Liquor Law Reform

Wednesday, 13 May 2009, 12:30 pm
Press Release: Jackson Wood
Wood On Liquor Law Reform

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Mount Albert candidate and alcohol aficionado Jackson James Wood is praising Sir Geoffrey Palmer’s claim that alcohol laws are too important to be left to a conscience vote.
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Mao’s Shadow

Mao’s shadow still shrouds China. His portrait is still on Tiananmen Gate. His face stares back at you from the currency. The scars he created still cause heartache.
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Breakfast addict

That time I was stopped by Matty McLean on Lambton Quay and asked about sex addiction. Paul Henry liked my sass.

An imperfect thing: the media’s influence on justice

That time I wrote about the media’s influence on the New Zealand justice system for Salient. PDF here or on the Salient site here.

Jackson James Wood Floats New Solution To Waterview Connection

Tuesday, 12 May 2009, 2:21 pm
Press Release: Jackson Wood
Jackson James Wood Floats New Solution To Waterview Connection

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Mount Albert candidate and unlicensed driver Jackson James Wood today applauded the decision of Transport Minister Steven Joyce not to fund a tunnel through the Mount Albert electorate, while simultaneously expressing concern that the most logical solution is being ignored.
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Foreign Affairs

This is the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs building. We were given a talk by one of their officials as part of the field trip. Our Professor, Stephen Levine, reckoned we must have been some of first Westeners ever inside the building.

Jackson James Wood Challenges Other Candidates

Tuesday, 5 May 2009, 2:39 pm
Press Release: Jackson Wood
Jackson James Wood Challenges Other Candidates

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Mt. Albert’s favourite second cousin and arguably front running candidate Jackson James Wood today challenged the other aspirants to a duel at dawn atop the mighty heights of Mount Albert itself.
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Changing the Guard

Changing of the guard in Tiananmen Square. I think this is the best photo I took while in China.

Political Theatre

Blurry photo in low light of the main chamber of the Chinese National People’s Congress — the equivalent of our House of Parliament. Notice how it is similar to a theatre.