Scoop Top 30 Weekend Ratings July 29-30 2006
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Brrrrr. In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s winter. That means it’s time for Auckland-based, nationwide radio station George FM to do the right thing, and help pull party people everywhere up out of their winter blues.
Jim Anderton Associate Minister of Health and Progressive Leader opened the 4th International Conference, hosted by the Phobic Trust of New Zealand, promoting awareness of anxiety disorders in Auckland today.
The appointment of Karen Sewell to the position of chief executive of the Ministry of Education is good news for New Zealand education, PPTA president Debbie Te Whaiti said today.
Formthotics foam foot insoles are significantly more cost effective than hard plastic orthotics, a landmark Australian study has found.
Two Cantabrians this week received outstanding contribution awards from Environment Canterbury, in recognition of their work spent managing Canterbury water resources.
The Canterbury Manufacturers’ Association welcomes comments made by Meridian Energy’s Alan Seay last week that more investment into New Zealand’s electricity system is required but his admission that the country had to draw upon all available generation ...
The ever-present threat to any export industry is that new, lower-cost producers will compete their way into our markets, driving down prices for all producers.
Hokitika, renowned for giving New Zealanders the excuse they need to come on over the hills to enjoy some West Coast hospitality, is doing it again. From 2004 the Wet West Film Festival has shown in the grand old Regent Theatre for four days in ...
9: Hello World
Broadband's role in bringing the world closer is being celebrated in a major brand campaign launched today by TelstraClear.
The United Nations refugee agency will lead a joint inter-agency assessment mission on Sunday to remote areas of eastern Ethiopia after recent reports that Somalis have crossed the border, fleeing their strife-torn country following the Union of Islamic ...
Slighted McCain Vows to Destroy New Zealand; Nations Not Exactly Cueing Up to Join Lebanon Peacekeeping Force for Some Reason; Tsunami Sequel Disappoints Critics
From July onwards, Colombia will form part of the one-sided geopolitical mega-project that seeks to consolidate the neoliberal model in the western Latin America with the aim of privatizing highway infrastructure, public services and natural resources.
Sorry Al and Laurie. The perhaps inconvenient truth is that An Inconvenient Truth is perhaps convenient and not the truth. Science suggests the movie not based on science and it does not reflect reality. It’s a trace out of focus. Here’s why:
This letter, signed by Harold Pinter, Jose Saramago, Noam Chomsky and John Berger, has been forwarded to major newspapers.
U.S. Government's Efforts With Mexico to Address Immigration Issues Elizabeth A. Whitaker, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Western Hemisphere Affairs Testimony before the House International Relations Committee, Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere ...
Even before the bombs fell on Baghdad, a group of senior Pentagon officials were plotting to invade another country. Their covert campaign once again relied on false intelligence and shady allies. But this time, the target was Iran.
Funding for the alleged cancer wonder drug Herceptin that was earlier this year the subject of intense media hoopla today ran into a brick wall.
In the last few days, I learned from a credible and informed source that a former senior Labour government Minister, who continues to be well-connected to British military and security officials, confirms that Britain and the United States “… ...
Was channel surfing once and caught this great line on CSI: Corpse cutter 1 [Looking over dead guy with a gunshot wound]: Who takes a gun to a knife fight? Corpse cutter 2 [Smug old guy with beard]: The winner, obviously...
"Auckland Gun Dealer Greg Carvell should be applauded for his actions in defending himself from a machete wielding aggressor in his shop yesterday," says Peter Linton, Libertarianz Firearms Spokesman. "All too often these days, ordinary citizens are ...
The senior United Nations envoy to Somalia appealed for calm today in the strife-torn African country after gunmen assassinated the country's Minister for Constitutional and Federal Affairs Abdallah Deerow Isaaq outside a mosque, and he announced he will ...
Address by Pansy Wong to the annual conference for the New Zealand Association for Migration and Investment, 28 July, 2006. Since changes were made to the Investor's Category last year there have been three successful applicants. We are certainly ...
Camp Casey is moving! The Camp Casey Peace Movement, and the peace movement in general, will be eternally grateful to the Mattlage family for allowing us to use their land near George's Crawford, Texas, ranch.
1. Dr the Hon LOCKWOOD SMITH (National—Rodney) to the Minister of Immigration: What did the Associate Minister’s office decide at the meeting with Taito Phillip Field on 17 May 2005 with respect to the issuing of work permits for Mr Sunan Siriwan ...
ISRAEL / PALESTINIANS Payment of Salaries to Hamas Bureaucrats within Palestinian Authority / Quartet Views Release of captive Israeli soldier taken by Hamas
The public deserves better than more meaningless talk on mental health strategies from the Labour Government, says National Associate Health spokesman Dr Jonathan Coleman.
There is a new force in foreign policy: the “axis of intervention.” Two allies are official members: the United States and Israel. With its recent invasion of Somalia, Ethiopia has joined the grouping. A fourth nation, Japan, is petitioning for membership.
If people needed reminding that North American and European foreign policy, including policy on aid and trade, is based on sadism and hypocrisy, events in Palestine and Lebanon will surely have done so.
Hon Michael Cullen: Speech to Trans-Tasman Business Circle luncheon, Minter Ellison Rudd Watts Boardroom, Level 20, Lumley Centre, 88 Shortland St, Auckland
Sweden has been hailed by Green MP Sue Bradford as an enlightened country where anti-smacking legislation has had a significant impact on reducing the number of child homicides committed by parents.