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TPP11 progress is positive

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 17:31:57 +1200 | Employers And Manufacturers Association

Confirmation of New Zealand’s mandate to negotiate for the new Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP11) is positive progress says the EMA. More >>

Where do Hipkins’ loyalties lie?

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:28:20 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

Chris Hipkins has ruled himself out of contention as a Minister in the next Government, says ACT Leader David Seymour. More >>

Binoy Kampmark: Australia’s Citizenship Crisis

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 17:24:29 +1200 | Binoy Kampmark

“You know, when you nominate for Parliament, there is actually a question, you’ve got to address that section 44 question.” Australian Deputy Prime Minister, Barnaby Joyce More >>

Israel's defiance earns Brownlee's respect

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 11:40:30 +1200 | Palestine Human Rights Campaign

A request in early May this year to Bill English from Dr Vacy Vlazna , Co-ordinator of Justice for Palestine Matters ,requesting that New Zealand end diplomatic relations with Israel and that Foreign Affairs Minister Gerry Brownlee be sacked, was finally ...More >>

Palmerston North World Record Claim Accepted

Wed, 9 Aug 2017 16:41:47 +1200 | Palmerston North City Council

The Guinness Book of Records has accepted Palmerston North City’s World Record claim for the Largest Rugby Scrum. More >>

Three concerns for the coming election

Thu, 20 Jul 2017 17:36:56 +1200 | NZ Seniors Party

The New Zealand Seniors Party have many concerns going into this coming election, below we have outlined 3 of them to comment on. More >>

John Key to be appointed to Order of Australia

Tue, 18 Jul 2017 14:29:53 +1200 | Australian Government

I warmly welcome the Governor-General’s approval of my recommendation that John Key be appointed an Honorary Companion in the Order of Australia.More >>

New student places for Tauranga and Rotorua

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 13:48:24 +1200 | New Zealand Government

Education Minister Nikki Kaye has announced an increase to the maximum roll of Bethlehem College in Tauranga, and approval for the college to establish a new campus in Rotorua. More >>

Can spiders really count?

Mon, 10 Jul 2017 13:29:47 +1200 | University of Canterbury

Can a tiny spider with a brain that could fit on a pinhead tackle complex numerical tasks? University of Canterbury researchers have discovered that spiders are full of surprises.More >>

Treasury self-congratulates on ‘diversity’

Thu, 6 Jul 2017 13:19:32 +1200 | New Zealand Taxpayers' Union

MEDIA RELEASE Treasury self-congratulations on ‘diversity’ indicative of its lost focus on objective excellence More >>

The 2017 International Toilet Tourism Award Winners Announce

Mon, 3 Jul 2017 12:26:51 +1200 |

Six public toilets loved by tourists have officially wiped the floor with the competition. Winners include a cliffhanger dunny where you can sit and watch crocodiles basking while you do your business More >>

Sky Tower lights black and white for Emirates Team NZ

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:36:33 +1200 | SKYCITY

Tonight we are lighting our Sky Tower in black and white to show our support for Emirates Team New Zealand in their battle for the 35th Americas Cup. More >>

A Reporters Guide to the Opportunities Party

Mon, 19 Jun 2017 13:56:22 +1200 | The Opportunities Party

A REPORTERS GUIDE TO THE OPPORTUNITIES PARTY (straight answers to simple questions that will let us talk about important stuff) More >>

ACT will bring back the birdsong

Wed, 31 May 2017 17:20:50 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT has joined the Environment Commissioner’s call to save our native birds, and has proposed a policy to do just that. More >>

Free Press - Budget Special

Mon, 29 May 2017 16:54:41 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

ACT’s regular bulletin A Purple Budget Red and blue mix to make purple, and this budget is a mixture of Labour and National policy, mainly Labour. Nikita Khrushchev said ‘your grandchildren will live under communism.’ Michael Cullen didn’t ...More >>

Open Letter from Kim Dotcom

Fri, 26 May 2017 13:01:14 +1200 | Kim Dotcom

1. As you know, you and I have previously corresponded after I reached out to you to offer my assistance with the GoFundMe campaign on behalf of the family of Mr Rich ( family ). I understand from our communications that you are representing the family ...More >>

Greens attack Trump, end up sounding just like him

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:03:31 +1200 | ACT New Zealand

James Shaw’s comment that Donald Trump is “the most dangerous person since Adolf Hitler” begs the question of just what planet the Greens are living on, says ACT Leader David Seymour.More >>

Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s Good Friday crucifixion

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 16:53:17 +1200 | Hugh Steadman

Appropriately, Good Friday was chosen by the National government to hammer another nail into Carolyn Dare Wilfred’s crucifix. Carolyn is a Canadian citizen now living in Germany. She has been exiled from her husband, Harmon, and their home in Lincoln, ...More >>

Three Wins Sat Night, Announces Married at First Sight NZ

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 12:31:19 +1200 | Mediaworks

Three won the night on Saturday in the key 25-54 demographic as well as 18-49 with family movie We Bought a Zoo winning its timeslot. The Graham Norton Show also won its timeslot on Friday night in both 25-54 and Household Shoppers with Kids and Sunday ...More >>

We are at War!!

Fri, 21 Apr 2017 17:24:09 +1200 | Conservative Party

WE ARE AT WAR 21 April 2017 Conservative Party Leader, Leighton Baker’s Anzac message to New Zealand. More >>


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