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Sunday Territorian 6 Oct 2019



Sunday Territorian 6 Oct 2019


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Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.; Australian newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Darwin.

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02 NEWS SUNDAY OCTOBER 6 2019 NTNE01Z01MA - V1 Judge tackles translation DESPERATE measures were called for in the Darwin Local Court this week after a French national accused of drink-driving appeared before Deputy Chief Judge Elizabeth Morris without an interpreter. The man initially told Ms Morris he thought hed be OK but then had trouble understanding the definition of the phrase do you plead guilty or not guilty?. Jaccuse?, Ms Morris offered initially, with tongue firmly in cheek, before resorting to the trusty Google Translate app on her tablet. The Frenchman eventually indicated he wanted to plead coupable but under the circumstances Ms Morris decided to play it safe and get in a human translator. Molly centre of watergate IT WAS all kicking off in the northern suburbs this week when a letter writer to the NT News called out her profligate neighbour for wasting water. Is it against the law in the NT to waste water by hosing your cement drive? Tina from Nightcliff wrote. I saw my new neighbour hosing the cement drive for about 15 minutes that is a lot of waste water. Especially when water is becoming an important issue around Australia due to droughts. It wasnt long before Country Liberal Party spin doctor Molly Baxter outed herself as the culprit on twitter. My neighbour wrote a letter to the editor about me today which is funny because we often talk over the fence about issues in the NT News, she wrote. Well keep you posted on the fallout from #nightcliffwatergate. Garys identity a mystery A LOCAL couple was driving along in Darwin when the husband turned to his wife and said: Is Garramilla Blv open yet? His wife sat silently for a moment before asking: Who is Gary Miller? The husband decided against clearing things up. Django on the loose again ONE of Bushies mates was doing his usual dash to the Fannie Bay IGA for some Greek sweets and beer and was shocked to learn from the noticeboard that a beloved shorthaired male ginger cat, Django, had gone missing. Did the owners learn nothing from the film Django Unchained? Parking battle a bit of fun ACTING Deputy Police Commissioner Narelle Beer almost broke parking etiquette on Friday when she tried to snake a car park from Channel 9. While attempting to reverse into a parallel park, Ms Beer went for the nose dive. But the camo, Xavier Martin, wasnt about to go down without a fight. He held his ground and Ms Beer quickly realised that the park had already been nabbed and reversed out. Chuckles were had all round. Close call for Monisha MONISHA Lew Fatt, a member of Darwins famed Lew Fatt family almost had a rather scary wardrobe mishap at the NRLs night of nights. Dressed in a stunning hot pink gown, that appeared to cover just the necessary parts of her body, she stepped on to the red carpet and stood on the hem of the dress. While it could have ended in disaster, she was able to free her dress from under her shoe and continue on to enjoy the Dally Ms. WORST PERFORMANCE: News this week that some young thugs were terrorising people enjoying the Nightcliff Foreshore had the whole community up in arms, and for good reason. Residents should feel safe to enjoy the Darwin lifestyle without fear of being mugged or attacked. Enough is enough. HARD HAT NO JOKE You cant get much stupider than this woman who hopped on the back of a scooter and jetted down Dick Ward Dr with a hard hat for a helmet. The dangerous antics were caught on camera by a flabbergasted motorist. Wearing a helmet is the law, and for a bloody good reason. Bushranger Send Bushranger a tip-off I Phone: 8944 9765 I Email: sunday@ntnews.com.au INDEX Tattslotto DRAW NUMBER: 3987 34 33 20 36 12 4 10 23 0 4 9 6 8 5 Story, Page 7 Wicking: 12 Opinion: 12 Get Forked: 14 TV Guide: 23 Racing: 27 Escape: 38 Stars: 42 Puzzles: 43 Buy Search Sell: 44 Supps SUPER 66