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NZ Rat War Victory as Captain Cook statue ATTACKED!

NZ Rat War Victory as Captain Cook statue ATTACKED!

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The boys were back once again this week covering all the most important news unfolding in the antipodes, this week bought an eclectic mix of migrant crime, pest plagues, migrant crime, and anti-colonial attack on another Captain Cook statue. All this and much more this week on The Tasman Talks!
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  • ABC: Pilbara traditional owners 'profoundly disappointed' as Equinox Resources lodges Section 18 request

  • Elijah Schaffer: “Machete wielding thugs” broke into a Melbourne home violently at 2am

  • 7News: Multiple stabbing incidents in Melbourne leave one dead, several injured

  • NZHerald: Golriz Ghahraman facing another charge as court date for former Green MP pushed back again

  • NZHerald: Realtor Janet Dickson facing five-year ban for refusing Māori values course

  • NZHerald: Christchurch’s Captain Cook statue vandalised again, $25K worth of repairs estimated

  • NZHerald: Rally crash kills young driver Brooklyn Horan and co-driver Tyson Zane Jemmett

  • NZHerald: Ashburton murder-accused claims her partner stabbed himself in the head after heated, abusive argument

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