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UK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia Pacific

Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:55:15 +1300 | UK Government

Speech UK Foreign Secretary's speech on the UK in Asia Pacific The Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond gave a speech on the UK in Asia Pacific at the S.Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Singapore. More >>

Al Jazeera demands release of remaining 2 jailed journalists

Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:33:15 +1300 | Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released. Peter Greste is on his way out of the country after 400 days in detention, but Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy remain behind bars. ...More >>

Al Jazeera demands release of remaining 2 jailed journalists

Mon, 2 Feb 2015 08:33:01 +1300 | Al Jazeera

Al Jazeera has said that the campaign to free its journalists in Egypt will not end till all three have been released. Peter Greste is on his way out of the country after 400 days in detention, but Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy remain behind bars. ...More >>

Zionists All : Uri Avnery

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:25:38 +1300 | Uri Avnery

MANY TIMES people ask me: "Are you a Zionist?" My stock answer is: "Depends on what you mean by Zionism." This is quite sincere. The term Zionism can mean many different things. Like the term socialism, for example. Francois Hollande is a socialist. So ...More >>

Embassy of Cuba in NZ Newsletter - No.4 31st January 2015

Sun, 1 Feb 2015 17:10:44 +1300 | Embassy of Cuba in New Zealand

Cuba makes it very clear there is ‘no surrender’ on her principles in any trade-off with the US for the lifting of the US/Cuba blockade. President Raúl Castro explains. More >>

Graffiti artist Tilt coming to the streets of Christchurch

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 13:27:06 +1300 | Embassy of France to New Zealand

Amazing French graffiti artist Tilt , world renowned for his colourful, bubbly paintings, is due to arrive on February 1st in Christchurch to take part in the Spectrum Street Art festival.More >>

Local Screenwriter Chosen For Literary Tour

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 11:21:44 +1300 | Dunedin City Council

Dunedin (Friday, 30 January 2015) – Emerging Dunedin screenwriter Henry Feltham has been chosen to create a 20 minute literary tour of the city to be shown as part of the Digital Writers’ Festival in Melbourne next month.More >>

Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:51:42 +1300 | Alliance Francaise

Festival organizers are delighted to unveil the official film selection for the Alliance Française French Film Festival 2015 in New Zealand! More >>

Kiwi Buyers Losers against Cheap Foreign Money

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 10:15:29 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Kiwis have little chance of outbidding a foreign buyer for New Zealand land, says New Zealand First. “Foreign buyers can pull the rug from under our feet when it comes to purchasing, says New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

Beppu to help Rotorua build steam cuisine centre

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:39:31 +1300 | The Mud

Rotorua plans to tap the experience of Japanese sister city Beppu to help the city to harness steam from its hot springs to cook food in a steam cuisine centre, according to www.themud.co.nz .More >>

New Zealand resumes defence ties with Fiji

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 11:15:25 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand Defence Force co-operation with Fiji’s military forces will formally resume this weekend, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today. More >>

Shaanxi Little Plum Blossom Qinqiang Opera Arts Group

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 11:25:53 +1300 | Asian Events Trust

Xian’s most famous Qinqiang performing artists will headline the Wellington Chinese New Year Festival to be held the weekend of 14 and 15 February. More >>

Entries Open for the 2015/16 SOLGM Overseas Manager Exchange

Wed, 28 Jan 2015 10:39:06 +1300 | Society of Local Government Managers

The Society of Local Government Managers is now taking entries for the 2015/16 SOLGM Overseas Manager Exchange Programme. This Programme provides an opportunity, through a short exchange with a partner manager in another country, for local government ...More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 27 January 2015

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:56:40 +1300 | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • Social housing, the Auckland housing market, and his upcoming speech on housing • The prospect of joining international forces to combat ISIS • David Bain’s compensation • The lowering of the flag ...More >>

Finlayson to attend 70th Anniversary of Auschwitz Liberation

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:29:13 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Attorney-General, Christopher Finlayson, will represent New Zealand at the 70th Anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz in Poland on 27 January, International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Mr Finlayson is accompanied by Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Hon Annette ...More >>

Student Visas ‘Sold’ as Back Door to NZ Residency

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:22:59 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Foreign students are being promised they will be able to stay here permanently, says New Zealand First. More >>

Minister to visit the UK and Norway

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 13:31:41 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Social Development Minister Anne Tolley today departs for Europe to talk about child protection systems in Scotland and Norway, and work underway in England and Wales to help long-term sickness beneficiaries and disabled people into work and to live ...More >>

Signs that the carbon party is over

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:39:35 +1300 | Carbon News

New Zealand carbon prices are at their highest level since July 2012 as emitters start to realise that the cheap international credit party is over, the country’s only carbon specialist is reporting.More >>

Canadian reseller helps NZ business software reach markets

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 11:16:47 +1300 | Joint Press Release

Technology consultancy Theta announced today that it has entered into a reseller alliance agreement with Toronto-based Project X for the promotion, sales and support of its Six Degrees enterprise planning software in Canada and the United States.More >>

No part of a warmongers club

Tue, 27 Jan 2015 10:07:17 +1300 | Peace Action Wellington

Peace Action Wellington condemns the prime minister’s commitment of military support for the US war in Iraq. Peace Action also condemns the casual and cavalier way in which the prime minister discusses joining the US-UK led war as being the ‘price ...More >>

 

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