Work has this afternoon begun on packing up Rathlyn for this weekend’s move back to Alston.
Rathlyn, HB, Nov 14 – The capital-hopping Sirocco engaged in in February is set to occur again in reverse next week, with confirmation coming from the government that Rathlyn is to lose its capital status next Wednesday. Premier Daniel Anderson said in a press statement this afternoon that arrangements had been made to leave the capital on Wednesday, 20 November, and return to Alston via Havilland between Wednesday and Saturday. When asked by a journalist from the Siroccan Broadcasting Corporation if this will mean Rathlyn and its province, Hobson, will be returned to New Zealand jurisdiction, Anderson said it would … Continue reading Havilland, Alston to regain capital status
Rathlyn, HB, Nov 3 – Rathlyn’s notoriously temperamental Internet connection is again having problems, this time striking at a crucial time for the capital. Connection problems were first reported on Friday evening, with sporadic cut-outs affecting consumers across the city. While by no means an infrequent occurrence, its continuation through Saturday and into the early hours of this morning has left many frustrated. Businesses have reported outages, and students preparing for end-of-year exams have complained about the state of their internet connections, with one mentioning that “we never had this problem with dial-up”. Within the government itself there is concern that … Continue reading Internet outages plague Rathlyn
Rathlyn, HB, Sep 1 – More than 400 people flocked to Rathlyn yesterday to explore the nation’s capital and take in Siroccan culture during the Rathlyn National Exposition of Sirocco. The Exposition, held to celebrate the first anniversary of Hobson province, allowed people from as far afield as Christchurch to visit Rathlyn, learn about the Siroccan way of life and explore the capital. The Exposition was also held at the same time as the annual open day for the University of Auckland, which attracts upwards of 10,000 visitors. Premier Daniel Anderson partook in giving guided tours of the province, alongside other … Continue reading 400 visit Rathlyn for national exposition