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Dunedin Rally in support of the Women's March on Washington

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 17:01:24 +1300 | Women's Global March

This Saturday, Dunedin will stand in solidarity with the Women’s March on Washington. From 10.30am, a rally will take place in the upper Octagon, coinciding with marches being held in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The Dunedin event will feature ...More >>

Xero mulling Liddell's status after White House appointment

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:48:22 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Jan. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Cloud-based accounting software company Xero says it is still considering whether chairman Chris Liddell's position is compatible with his new role as a White House adviser in the Trump administration and will update the ...More >>

NZ hip-hop group make electric Music Video in Tokyo

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:15:51 +1300 | Howl Creative

New Zealand hip-hop group make electric Music Video in Tokyo with Yakuza and Go-Go Dancers. More >>

Auckland locals to kick-off global movement

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 13:13:06 +1300 | Women's Global March

Cindy Buell has been politically active most of her life. The first campaign she worked on was George McGovern’s run for US President in 1972.  It was the first time she was old enough to vote.More >>

Open-Ship-event with German Research Vessel “SONNE”

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 13:26:57 +1300 | Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

The German research vessel R/V SONNE, currently implementing scientific cruises in the New Zealand marine environment, will call port in Auckland at the end of January 2017. Commis- sioned in 2014 R/V SONNE is considered one of the most modern multi-functional ...More >>

Singapore-NZ Defence relationship celebrated

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:34:56 +1300 | New Zealand Government

New Zealand and Singapore’s Defence Ministers Gerry Brownlee and Dr Ng Eng Hen today observed Exercise Thunder Warrior, an artillery live-firing exercise at the Waiouru Training Area.More >>

Call for Senate to vote down TPP as Aus Govt backs dead deal

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 17:27:12 +1300 | AFTINET

Fair trade groups call for Senate to vote down TPP as government backs a dead agreement More >>

U.S. Senate Inquiry into Russian Intelligence Activities

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 01:27:55 +1300 | U.S. Senate

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today issued a joint statement regarding the Committee’s ...More >>

McCully rewarded with ingratitude

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 22:34:57 +1300 | Palestine Human Rights Campaign

Leslie Bravery | www.palestine.org.nz Because it has overreached itself, Israel is in a state of fury and its Zionist mouthpieces around the world are in overdrive. Shalom Kiwi's press release McCully's explanation reinforces bias, flawed logic cannot, ...More >>

2,000 join Call for Halt to Clinton Funding

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 16:17:28 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

In the last 12 hours more than one New Zealander per minute have added their name to a petition organised by the Taxpayers’ Union calling on Murray McCully to veto the Ministry of Foreign Affair’s plans to give an additional $5.5million of taxpayers’ ...More >>

McCully’s explanation reinforces bias, flawed logic

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 15:40:09 +1300 | Shalom.Kiwi

It appears that the persistent criticism of McCully’s sponsoring of the anti-Israel UN Resolution 2334 has hit a nerve. On 12 January 2017 he published a defence of the move in The New Zealand Herald, in an opinion piece titled “Vote to rebuke ...More >>

NZDF Engineers Head To Sinai

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:07:40 +1300 | New Zealand Defence Force

Thirty-five New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) engineers left this morning for Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula to help build a security fence around the Multinational Force and Observers’ (MFO) South Camp.More >>

McCully puts Cart before the Horse Again

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:12:04 +1300 | John McCormick

Murray McCully again puts the Cart before the Horse. You can't sort settlements until you have agreed borders, then it becomes obvious what happens to the settlements outside the boundaries of Israel.More >>

Resolution 2334 - Preserving the two state solution

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:01:09 +1300 | New Zealand Government

The spirit of unanimity in which the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 2334 on December 23 stands in sharp contrast to the condemnation and accusations that have dominated subsequent commentary from Israel and that country's supporters.More >>

Newsletter: EU leaders meet Prime Minister Bill English

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 17:01:11 +1300 | Delegation of the European Union to New Zealand

On 10 January New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English arrived in Brussels for meetings with President of the European Council, Donald Tusk, and President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker. The leaders reviewed the bilateral relations and ...More >>

Paris peace conference: Renewing hope for two-state solution

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:46:23 +1300 | General Delegation of Palestine

On January 15, 2017, 70 foreign ministers and United Nations organisations will gather in Paris for an international peace conference aimed at resuscitating the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and the two-state solution. More >>

Peace in the Middle East and Resolution 2334

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 14:14:20 +1300 | Conservative Party

Peace in the Middle East has proven to be an elusive goal for many world leaders. In 1948, when the land was partitioned off into 2 states, Israel and Palestine, the US hoped that it would be a peaceful solution. It was not.More >>

NZ Premier Remembers His Country’s War Dead In Belgium

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 13:19:06 +1300 | Commonwealth War Graves Commission

NEW ZEALAND PREMIER REMEMBERS HIS COUNTRY’S WAR DEAD ON BELGIUM PILGRIMAGE TO CWGC CEMETERIES AND MEMORIALS More >>

Alan Langdon and daughter located in Australia

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:45:03 +1300 | New Zealand Police

Missing yachtsman Alan Langdon and his six-year-old daughter have been located in Ulladulla, New South Wales. More >>

MFAT Excuses Re Clinton Foundation ‘Nonsense On Stilts ’

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:04:51 +1300 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

The excuse justifying the millions of taxpayer dollars the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (MFAT) will pay the Clinton Health Access Initiative that it is a “separate legal entity” to the Clinton Foundation is pathetic says the Taxpayers’ Union ...More >>

 

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