Sad music helps mend broken hearts 2013-05-18
May 18, 2013. New research suggests listening to sad music can help overcome the heartbreak of an ended relationship. The study contradicts common wisdom that
Housing in the Budget 2013-05-17
Yesterday, the Minister of Finance, Bill English, read the Budget in Parliament. One important matter in the Budget was a plan to bring down house prices, especially in Auckland. In the ...
895 - Government Reactions to Protests 2013-05-17
We’re going to have a revolution. It will not be televised, but it might be tweeted. Find out how to talk about overthrowing your government in this episode.
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United Nations asks us to eat insects 2013-05-16
May 16, 2013. A new United Nations report says the we should all eat insects. The report is from the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization. It is called 'Edible Insects: Future Prospects ...
No changes to MMP 2013-05-15
Last year, the Electoral Commission reviewed MMP and reported to Parliament. The Commission recommended two small changes to MMP: to reduce the party threshold from 5% to 4% and to take ...
English Cafe #398 2013-05-15
Topics: American Authors: Ayn Rand; Adirondack Park; to get versus to gain versus to obtain; to have (someone) do (something) versus to get (someone) to do (something); giving an apple to ...
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Teaching English without a Course Book - Week 1 2013-05-15
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Basic Pronunciation Practice 17 + Interactive English. 2013-05-15
Liz (on the phone): Hi Mum, are you all packed and ready for your visit?
Mother: Yes darling; we're so excited to see you again.
Liz: Me too. But there's been a change of plans.
Mother: Oh, ...
134 - English Funcast 2013-05-14
In today's episode we talk about another English learning podacast that you should go to at englishfuncast.com
Also, as always you should come to our site at china232.com for more ...
A List MP resigns 2013-05-13
Aaron Gilmore has been a list MP in the National Party. Today he resigned.
A list MP comes from a list of people chosen by the party. He was not elected. He was number 59 out of 59 ...
894 - Understanding Modern Art 2013-05-13
If you can understand what you’re looking at in a modern art museum, you might be doing something wrong. Find out more in this episode.
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Teaching English without a Course Book - Week 5 2013-05-13
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Learn from Natural English Conversation – Customer service 2013-05-13
Everyone likes to get good customer service, but we don’t always get it. In this episode, we talk about tipping (where, when, and how much), and about how to handle a situation when ...
Carbon dioxide at record high level 2013-05-12
May 12, 2013. The level of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere is now at a record high. An American weather station in Hawaii recorded the new high on the 9th of May.
Name change for Christchurch Women’s Refuge 2013-05-11
Forty years ago, two Christchurch women started a safe house for women who were in violent relationships. They were surprised at the large numbers of women who needed help to escape from a ...
893 - Sports-Related Injuries 2013-05-10
Playing sports can be dangerous. That’s why I never do. Learn why you shouldn’t either in this episode.
Slow dialog: 1:13
Fast dialog: 15:13
Grace: What ...
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Sir Alex Ferguson retires as Manchester United coach 2013-05-10
May 10th, 2013. The most successful football coach Britain has ever seen announced his retirement on Wednesday when Sir Alex Ferguson called an end to his 26 years in charge of Manchester ...
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Level B.29 Designing a website 2013-05-09
The pie team give 5 top tips for designing a successful website
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Is Wellington a dying city? 2013-05-08
The Prime Minister, in a speech in Auckland last week, said that Wellington was a dying city. All it had was the government, Victoria University and Weta Workshops. However, he has now ...