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PETER BARRETT  puts projected global warming in perspective, comparing it with climate fluctuations in the geological past. Greenhouse gas emission rates from human activity have increased in the last few decades, and CO2 levels will soon be higher ...
“The Last Assyrians” (Les Derniers Assyriens) is an amazing documentary about the history of the Aramaic-speaking Christians from ancient Mesopotamia until their present-day existence in the Middle East.
National Party Industrial Relations spokesman Wayne Mapp says Labour's holidays legislation saw many bars, cafes and restaurants closed this Christmas, putting a dampener on the festive season for many.
THE NEW ZEALAND ORDER OF MERIT The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit: P.C.N.Z.M. To be a Principal Companion of the said Order: Professor ...
Right to Life New Zealand welcomes the publication of the research conducted by the Christchurch School of Medicine. This study is important for women’s health; it reveals that having an abortion could increase the likelihood of young women developing a ...
Just prior to Christmas New Zealand journalist Jon Stephenson assisted by an Asia New Zealand media award toured earthquake devastated Pakistan. Accompanying Mr Stephenson on the two week trip through the often fought over and now ruined province of Kashmir ...
The largest ever representation of the silver fern has been planted in a maize (corn) field in Halswell, Christchurch, in an effort to find out how many people think New Zealand needs a new flag.
Wayne Mapp and the National Party are the real Christmas Grinchs if they expect people to work on public holidays for no extra money, says the country’s largest union.
Sea Solar Power International of Baltimore, Maryland, a division of the Abell Foundation, is currently evaluating Portland, Oregon resident, Richard M. Dickson’s U.S. patent pending ocean powered hydroelectric generator invention for possible prototyping ...
A man huddles inside a rug against the cold at the earthquake-devastated town of Balakot, in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province. At night, temperatures plummet, and many survivors have inadequate clothing and shelter.
NZ Kennel Club member Robert Rangi and his family are overjoyed to welcome Marcello to their Papakowhai home, just north of Wellington.
Finsec members in Westpac have exposed for the first time exactly how debt sales targets work internally within the bank and have raised concerns about the impact on them and the communities that they are part of. Today Westpac will penalise staff ...
2005 has been a busy year for the Commerce Commission, with some great results for New Zealand consumers.
National Party Senior Citizens Liaison Nathan Guy says the Government has about a year to fix the growing doctor shortage before GPs are placed under further pressure with new over-80s medical tests for driver licences.
Conservation Minister Chris Carter today announced the purchase of the Stonewall Block, a 121 hectare coastal property near Cape Palliser on the southern Wairarapa coast.
According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2006 is the Year of the Dog, and to celebrate New Zealand Post has issued a series of stamps recognising the significant contribution that dogs of all shapes and sizes make to our daily lives.
Brumby’s has announced that two Cinnabon franchise outlets have switched to Brumby’s GO! as the leading New Zealand and Australian bakery chain launches its new concept store.
Westpac’s head of consumer banking Henry Ford today said that Finsec’s latest media statement was full of the sorts of inaccuracies that made a sensible discussion of Westpac’s existing offer to union members very difficult.
The $8.6 million Lotto Powerball jackpot, won on New Year's Eve night by a ticket sold in Tauranga, has been claimed by a Bay of Plenty family who didn't find out until 2nd January that they had won the 'big one', says NZ Lotteries Chief Executive, ...
Pacific Ecologist issue 11 summer 2005/2006 Available for $10 from pirm, PO Box 12125, Wellington, New Zealand. - email email@example.com - (away from office until 10 January 2006. )
Wet in the north and west of the North Island, especially Northland, western Bay of Plenty, and Wanganui; below normal in Hawke’s Bay and Marlborough
The first GPJA forum this year will be on the second Monday in February (they are usually on the fisrt Monday) - February 13. We will discussing the continuing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, the attacks on civil liberties and the protests planned ...
I first met Metropolitan Museum ancient Near East expert Oscar Muscarella in the late 1980s. I went to see him at his office to discuss some safety pins or "fibulas" which had turned up in a couple of tumuli in southwest Turkey along with other artifacts ...
Climate shock comes from the realization that climate change is not only real, but huge; it is not only huge, but it is now; and it will affect your life very shortly. Not your grandchildren's lives. Not your children's lives. Your life. Soon - if it ...
The AA is very disappointed that the official road toll for the 2005/2006 holiday period is 20.
Craig Murray is the UK's former ambassador to Uzbekistan, who was removed from his post after complaining too loudly about human rights abuses and torture in a country that was, at the time, considered a vital ally in the "war on terror".
Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon suffered a severe stroke resulting in a cerebral hemorrhage on January 4, 2004. Paramedics rushed Sharon from his ranch in the Negev Desert to a Jerusalem hospital for life saving surgery. From the early news feeds ...
A report by Government medicines assessment agency Medsafe has confirmed that the Salamol brand of salbutamol asthma inhalers is safe and effective.
Health Minister Pete Hodgson is failing kiwi mums and babies by not reviewing maternity services, says National Party Health spokesman Tony Ryall.