Between The Lines


The geopolitical tiptoeing is real. This played out in a local restaurant. Diplomatic officials were all bubbly – until another group walked in to immediately lead to silence!


There are legacy cobwebs at Rugby HQ. Heard there were plans for the head of government to present the trophy to last weekend’s Pacific winners, but board heavies opposed it.


Every time it rains school closes over contaminated water supply. Concerns were raised with the village council to no avail. When the media turn up, a matai decries a nosy scribe! 


The treatment a Cabinet Minister recently meted out to a scribe didn’t go unnoticed by party faithful abroad. They’re furious the Cabinet didn’t step in. 


The contractor in charge of the rubbish collection for the road to Lauli’i must have clocked off. The large pile of bags suggests they haven’t been around there lately.


A property that caught fire in town yesterday is less than a minute’s drive from the nearest fire station. The fire truck was on the spot on the double but the first one got there with an empty tank! 

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