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In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….
New Zealanders are at their worst when they are "provincial", using the pejorative sense of that word. First there was that irritating minder of Peter Jackson at the Bafta awards who had to spoil the moment by saying "Up the Mainland" ...
Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...
The reasons for National’s deterioration are both numerous and complex. Its demise is due to factors beyond its control, its inability to manage transition from govt to opposition to govt again.
EDITOR’S NOTE: Le Monde today NZT published a lengthy report into Israeli spy activities in the US prior to 911 which raises clear questions about the extent of Israeli prior knowledge of the attacks. The story expands on material which first emerged in a ...
The supposedly invincible Helen Clark, darling of the photo opportunity, is under funding health, she's messing up education, and she's out of touch with New Zealanders.
In This Edition: Truth, Beauty & Love (Part 2) - Banking Quotes (To Set The Tone) - Introduction To Banking And Finance (Whose Bananas Are They Anyway?) – More Quotes - 20 Questions, 20 Links (A Beginners Map To The Truth About Banking)
Speech by Rt Hon Winston Peters to Grey Power Manawatu, Masonic Hall, 168 Fitzherbert Avenue, Palmerston North, Thursday 7th March 2002, 2.15 pm
Auckland's 95bFM has regretfully announced the departure of its breakfast show host Mikey Havoc - the self-described "loud fellow who makes you feel good and gets your sexy ass moving every morning."
The second-phase of Operation Enduring Freedom was launched last week: to hunt Abu Sayyaf in the jungles of Basilan and Sulu. Whilst originally a breakaway from the Moro (Muslims of the southern Philippines) independence movement, the 800-strong ...
Green Party Defence spokesperson Keith Locke says it's becoming even more absurd that the government refuses to let New Zealand know if Kiwi SAS troops are in Afghanistan.
There's a special place, somewhere between martyrdom and pariahdom we reserve for people who scratch the veneer of our sexual self-deception. And Amy Gehring is going there.
"Air New Zealand's half year loss of $376.5 million is further proof of the complex financial difficulty the company was in last year when it approached the Government to lift the cap on foreign shareholding," says National Finance spokesman ...
A Western reporter once asked Mahatma Gandhi what he thought of Western civilisation. Gandhi in his well-known wry humour said, “it is a great idea”. Indeed going by the events in CHOGM Western democracy continues to remain a “great idea”.
ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata today withdrew support for National's new zoning policy.
The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.
In a written answer to a question from Green MP Rod Donald, Treasury secretary Alan Bollard has admitted that the NZ Superannuation fund is only earning 5.2% while Government borrowing is costing between 4.8% and 6.8%.
RECOVERED HISTORY - From the overstocked archives of the Progressive Review a timeline of the Harken Energy Insider Trading play by U.S. President George W. Bush, a series of transactions that connects the bin Laden and Bush families, and a current link ...
As our Innovation Conference kicks off in Christchurch today, news comes out of Britain that one of its icon innovators, who runs a private company valued at more than a NZD $1 billion, is joining the industrial exodus to Asia. Maree Howard writes.
The Government is expected to keep the Community Services Card it strongly criticised last year, and increase the qualification threshold, National Health Spokesperson Roger Sowry said today.
Green Party Biosecurity spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street said alleged vine smuggling by a grapegrower was an act of breath-taking stupidity.
Speech delivered by ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide to the IIR Superannuation Conference, Intercontinental Hotel, Wellington
6 March 2002 Nick Smith has failed both reading comprehension and maths with a statement released today on examination fees, Education Minister Trevor Mallard said today.
The Air New Zealand interim announcement does nothing to clear up the most ominous uncertainty facing the company, says ACT New Zealand commerce spokesman Stephen Franks. That is the threat from the Australian government.
An opinion of an ACT MP that NZ community groups should not allowed to apply for comparatively tiny amounts of money when US $500m is being spent on pro GE propaganda over 5 years is considered unreasonable by GE Free organisations.
The US decision to slap a 30 per cent tariff on steel imports has effectively killed off any chance of a free trade agreement between New Zealand and US, Green Party Co-leader Rod Donald said today.
Finance Minister Michael Cullen said the Air New Zealand half year result was broadly in line with expectations.
The CoRE Fund Committee, chaired by Sir Paul Reeves, has chosen five of the 11 shortlisted proposals to form Centres of Research Excellence. They are:
EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.
In This Edition: Unpleasant Thoughts, Truth, Peace & Love - First Some Quotes - Immediate Threats To Peace And Security – Who Is The Enemy?