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Former GCSB Director Admits To Mass Surveillance Of NZers

Sat, 7 Mar 2015 00:22:18 +1300 | Alastair Thompson

This morning former GCSB Director Sir Bruce Ferguson was interviewed on Morning Report by Guyon Espiner about reports based on Edward Snowden documents about GCSB activity in the Pacific. His answers clearly confirmed mass surveillance of New Zealnders ...More >>

Korero Mai Ki Ahau

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 14:29:26 +1300 | Radio Waatea 603 AM

Saturday 07 March 2015: It’s kapa haka saturation this week with Te Matatini 2015 in Christchurch live on television, radio and the internet. The national Maori performing arts competition has been going for 40 years, and seems to be stronger than ever. ...More >>

Newspapers body appoints CEO

Fri, 6 Mar 2015 13:32:54 +1300 | NZPA

The newspaper industry has appointed BBC executive Brian Hill to head the Newspaper Publishers’ Association and its marketing and Sales arm News Works NZ. More >>

ASB & New Zealand Rugby multi-year sponsorship deal

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 16:44:49 +1300 | ASB Bank

ASB has today announced a multi-year partnership with New Zealand’s most successful sporting team, the All Blacks. The sponsorship also includes New Zealand Rugby’s World Champion sevens teams; the All Blacks Sevens and New Zealand Women’s Sevens. ...More >>

It Takes Guts to Acquiesce to The Club | Francis Cook

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:54:47 +1300 | Francis Cook

Last week, Prime Minister John Key revealed what Russell Norman aptly referred to as the “worst kept secret in New Zealand”; the decision to send troops to Iraq, ostensibly for the purposes of training to Iraqi defence force. More >>

Fixing Tax Evadance through Public Equity | Keith Rankin

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 15:15:57 +1300 | Keith Rankin

On Sunday I watched a BBC Panorama programme about the widespread use in Britain of secret Swiss bank accounts for the purpose of tax avoidance, with particular focus on the Swiss operations of HSBC.More >>

3News Reid Research Northland Poll Shock

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:51:52 +1300 | Mediaworks

3News Reid Research has done the first poll of the crucial Northland electorate since Winston Peters threw his hat in the ring - and it has real a shock for one of the main contenders.More >>

Mass collection of Pacific data affects Kiwi holidaymakers

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 13:28:44 +1300 | InternetNZ

The allegation that New Zealand has conducted mass data harvesting on its Pacific Island neighbours raises concerns about New Zealanders’ communications being collected, says InternetNZ.More >>

Iconic Children’s Show Pūkana Debuts Three New Presenters

Thu, 5 Mar 2015 12:30:04 +1300 | Maori TV

Aotearoa’s award-winning children’s television show Pūkana begins its 16th year with three new presenters and a new plan to reach a broader audience. More >>

Post-Cabinet Press Conference: Monday, 23 February 2015

Wed, 4 Mar 2015 22:20:09 +1300 | New Zealand Government

OK, good afternoon. Cabinet today considered options for contributing to the international coalition against ISIL. As you know, New Zealand has already provided humanitarian assistance and our diplomatic efforts in this area will continue to be extremely ...More >>

Advertising Helping the Black Caps’ Success

Wed, 4 Mar 2015 17:05:45 +1300 | Cherry on Top

The past weekend was a special one. Kiwis all over the world started their week on a high after watching the Black Caps deliver a historical performance. The atmosphere at Eden Park last Saturday afternoon, (and I emphasise afternoon) was unparalleled ...More >>

Pippa Wetzell to co-host Seven Sharp

Wed, 4 Mar 2015 16:18:52 +1300 | TVNZ

Currently the host of TV ONE’s Fair Go,Wetzell joins the show from Monday. More >>

Noam Chomsky: Why Netanyahu Seeks to Prevent Peace with Iran

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:30:52 +1300 | Democracy Now

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has arrived in the United States as part of his bid to stop a nuclear deal with Iran during a controversial speech before the U.S. Congress on Tuesday. Dozens of Democrats are threatening to boycott the ...More >>

Thought for this Day: Balance of Reasonable Doubt

Tue, 3 Mar 2015 09:07:00 +1300 | Keith Rankin

I watched the final of series 2 of Broadchurch (TV1) on Sunday. This drama depicted the trial a person the audience already knew to be guilty (from series 1). The defence of the accused was based purely on creating doubt, and the main device for creating ...More >>

2D-to-3D Conversion Software Success for ETRI and NHNZ

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:47:26 +1300 | NHNZ

Global production house NHNZ is now offering highly cost-effective 3D content after completing a 3-year-long collaboration with Korean tech giant ETRI to create new 2D-to-3D conversion software.More >>

Heart Foundation responds to vandalism

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:13:58 +1300 | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation was deeply disappointed to learn today that an individual or group has vandalised one of its billboards in Hamilton. More >>

Bike Wise announces winner of NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 16:28:21 +1300 | Bike Wise

This summer, Bike Wise asked Kiwis to nominate and vote for their favourite places to cycle from around New Zealand. After receiving thousands of votes, New Zealand has spoken! The winner of the esteemed title of ‘NZ’s Favourite Place to Cycle’ ...More >>

TVNZ 1st-half profit drops 5% on weaker ad revenue

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 14:28:23 +1300 | BusinessDesk

March 2 (BusinessDesk) - Television New Zealand, the state-owned broadcaster, posted a drop in first-half profit of about 5 percent as advertising revenue weakened and costs rose.More >>

Plunkett Turning the Page?

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 12:04:36 +1300 | We Are Eleanor

Over 500 signatories have signed the declaration on our “We Are Eleanor” Facebook page at , supporting author Eleanor Catton’s criticisms of neoliberal politics and our politicians’ dismissive views of the ...More >>

UNDERNEWS : March 1st 2015 Edition

Mon, 2 Mar 2015 09:59:31 +1300 | Undernews

Study: Armchair socialists more active than centrists Word: Standardized testing Maine shows that publicly financed elections work The underrated water crisis The changing role of fire departments Biofuels' bad effect on the world More >>


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