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On Friday night the print industry celebrated some of the best journalism of the last year at the Canon Media Awards in Auckland. There was a buoyant mood in the ballroom at the Pullman where the awards drew a record crowd. “What was great this year is that the awards were really opened up to outside parties, so you had the likes of ASB and... >> Read Full Post
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