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Legal Beagle: Into the River/Interim Restrictions

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  • Rich Lock, in reply to BenWilson,

    We were all a bit disappointed.

    Well, as long as you all learned something in time for the closing monologue and end credits.

    back in the mother countr… • Since Feb 2007 • 2728 posts Report

  • SHG,

    Old white man bans book that depicts young Maori man discovering his independence and agency in the world, surprise surprise

    nup • Since Oct 2010 • 77 posts Report

  • Kumara Republic,

    Funny how those whining about PC gone mad are the same people who'll happily sue for 'emotional distress'. One look in the mirror and... *CRASH TINKLE TINKLE*

    The southernmost capital … • Since Nov 2006 • 5446 posts Report

  • izogi,

    And now the ban has been completely lifted. The book can be provided to anyone, including those under 14.

    Family First is, predictibly, outraged.

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 1142 posts Report

  • Alfie, in reply to izogi,

    Family First is, predictibly, outraged.

    Gee... Bob McCoskrie must sleep peacefully knowing that at least children are unable to access *gasp* the internet.

    Dunedin • Since May 2014 • 1440 posts Report

  • izogi,

    On Morning Report about 8.45am’ish (paraphrased from memory as they don’t yet have it online here):

    Susie Ferguson, from multiple attempts: "What will actually happen if teenagers read this book?"

    Bob McCoskrie, eventually: "They will be confronted by it and …get upset … and they may not actually get past some of the pages."

    Finally, I understand!

    Wellington • Since Jan 2007 • 1142 posts Report

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