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Imagine the World is Ending

Last year two MAGS Students Jahmal Nightingale and Joseph McNamarae performed a Spoken-Word Poem entitled Imagine the World is Ending. Their poem was then turned into a Loading Docks short by Brendan Withy and Doug Dillaman and is available to watch now here.

40 Strange American Laws!

To help with your procrastination we have found 40 strange American laws! Read along if you dare...
1. In Arizona, it is illegal to let a donkey sleep in a bathtub. 2. It's illegal to live on a boat for more than 30 days in Georgia. 3. In California, it is illegal to wear cowboy boots unless you own at least two cows. 4. It is illegal to place a coin in someone's ear in Hawaii. 5. In Florida, all doors to public buildings must open outwards. 6. You cannot sell your eye in Texas. 7. In Massachusetts it is illegal to snore unless all bedroom windows are securely closed and locked. 8. You cannot sell peanuts after sundown on Wednesday in Alabama. 9. In Alaska, it is considered an offence to push a moose out of an airplane. 10. In Minnesota, it is illegal to walk into Wisconsin with a chicken on your head. 11. It is considered a felony to steal more the $1000 worth of grease in North Carolina. 12. You cannot sing in the bathtub if you are in Pennsylvania. 13. In Kentucky, you cannot dye a duc…

Interview with ex-MAGS student

Name: Douglas Pauling

Occupation: I like to classify myself as a merchant. When I left school, I went to be a technician at the post office. Then I left the post office and became a technical salesperson, I sold technical components and technical things, because I was a technician and I understood how they worked. Then I was fortunate enough to move up the corporations that I worked for, from sales, to marketing, and then to general management, and I was fortunate enough to have overseas experience with big multi national companies, and then I came back to New Zealand and started my own business, in computers and training systems.

How has MAGS changed since you were there? 
The uniform seems to be more colourful with the MAGS colours and the logos look nicer. (Of course there are now girls in attendance as well).

What is your favourite memory from MAGS?
My best memory is the people I met there, other students and teachers.

What was your favourite subject?
I suppose my favourite subject wa…