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Initially when the Dover Samuels sexual allegations story broke, Sludge was in two minds whether to report the scandal at all. Having heard on the journalism grape vine the allegations involved sex with a young underage girl, and that Mr. Samuels ...
"Women should be sickened and outraged by the treatment being meted out to the young woman at the centre of the controversy over the Minister of Maori Affairs," National's Women's Affairs spokeswoman Anne Tolley said today.
The Minister Of Maori Affairs Dover Samuels has strongly denied accusations made against him for sexual misconduct and says he will step down from his ministerial duties while the matter is investigated by police.
The young woman at the centre of sex allegations involving Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels needs counseling says a relative today.
When Graham Henry decided to coach the Welsh rugby team, the New Zealand Rugby Union responded by drafting a rule, now known as the 'Henry rule', to prohibit him from coaching the All Blacks. The rule serves no useful purpose.
The Christine Rankin Impoverished Survivors' Independent Society (CRISIS) applauds news that Ms Rankin has formed her own support group.
At the signing of the Heads of Agreement in Greymouth yesterday to transfer $120 million to the West Coast, I had the opportunity to personally talk, for the first time, to Deputy Prime Minister, Jim Anderton. John Howard writes.
The following is the text of a newsletter received from Fiji. It sets out many of the grievances and suspicions of many indigenous Fijians. It is republished by Te Karere Ipurangi to illustrate the issues that concern many indigenous Fijians, that ...
Allegations have been made against the Minister of Maori Affairs. He has asked to take leave from his duties while a police investigation, which he has requested, is completed. I have agreed to his request.
Today's Questions concern: WHO Report – West Coast Package – Dover Samuels – MFAT And GE Survey - Dover Samuels – WHO Report – Fisheries Commissioners – ACT Allegations – ERB Success – Skill Shortages – State House Sales – E-Commerce.
"The Prime Minister's admission she knew of the allegations against the Minister of Maori Affairs six months ago and did nothing is an appalling lapse of leadership and judgement," Acting Leader of the Opposition Wyatt Creech said today.
A very short edition, since upton-on-line comes to you this week from Hannover. (No, not Hamilton, Hannover in Germany with which New Zealanders now have a deeply shared affinity flowing from a common electoral system).
The hostages at the centre of the two month military crisis in Fiji could be released as early as 1:30pm today.
Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels has been stood down from his ministerial responsibilities following allegations of sexual misconduct.
Today's Questions concern: Speakers Ruling On Personal Explanations - WINZ Inquiry – Health Spending - Toothfish – ERB Changes – Fiji Coup – Native Logging In Southland – Minister For Auckland – Research And Development Vision - Children And Family Services ...
Nine New Zealanders with diverse backgrounds in industry and science have been named as members of a new Science and Innovation Advisory Council (SIAC), launched by Prime Minister Helen Clark in Wellington today.
Scotland's touring Rugby team only managed to scrape together a 25 all draw against second division Nelson Bays on Tuesday. Scoop's photographer Mark Graham was there to record the action. The photographer can be contacted at.. IMAGE TIME .
The Greens supported a land sale to foreign owners today, despite its direct contradiction of their election promises, said ACT Agriculture spokesman Gerry Eckhoff.
Today's questions for oral answer by Ministers. Paraphrased answers to these questions will be posted in the Headlines wire shortly after 3pm.
The New Zealand Section of the Commonwealth Press Union (CPU) has welcomed reconfirmation of a Court of Appeal decision concerning political discussion as acknowledgement of the importance of freedom of expression in New Zealand.