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A report by investment bank ABN Amro suggests that New Zealand is in for a long spell of net emigration and that house prices will fall by about 15%. This report was the subject of a Question to Parliament yesterday from Opposition leader Jenny Shipley.
IN TODAY’S EDITION: Sludge Gets Serious About The Disintegrating World Economy
National list MP and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Simon Upton, announced today that he would be resigning from Parliament early in the New Year to take up a full time position at the OECD in Paris for the next three years.
Iraq has placed the total of its armed forces on full alert in anticipation of any possible US strike following recent threats against Kuwait and Saudi Arabia according to Arab newspaper Al-Zaman. John Howard reports.
DISASTER has again struck New Zealand's Olympic dreams with defending equestrian gold medalist and national flag-bearer Blyth Tait pulling out of the individual three day event.
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Aussie Views On Overstayers – Singapore Trade Agreement – Bunkle On Inflation - Maori Child Welfare And The Treaty – Closing The Gaps – ERA Reaction – Bob Simcock’s Child Abuse Conference – Tony O’Reilly – ...
The disease of Prime Ministers unable to remember who their friends are is contagious and reaching near epidemic status, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne.
The first International Car Free day is this Thursday. Organised by Prague based international lobby group Car Busters the day aims to get people out of their cars and onto the streets in what will be the ‘the symbolic end of the automobile age’.
Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...
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AFTER yesterday's tragic withdrawal of eventing thoroughbred Ready Teddy New Zealanders were rocked again Wednesday when star sprinter Chris Donaldson pulled out of the blue ribind 100 metres.
Imagine the Government has announced a law that would prohibit any future government from ever reintroducing tariffs on anything, while it concedes that more factories will close and workers, mainly Maori and Pacific Island women, will lose their jobs ...
The Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics predicted today that economic growth in the US will ease but it expects this to be partially offset by growth in Asia. But Asia still has real problems. John Howard writes.
Much of the push for a common currency seems to be linked to the idea that one New Zealand dollar should have the same value as one Australian dollar. This is very appealing for importers, but it would create large problems for exporters. It would ...
Australia's adverse reaction to the New Zealand amnesty on overstayers was entirely predictable, National Immigration spokesperson Marie Hasler said today.
Green MPs were at Wellington railway station this morning handing out organic apples to public transport users, as a thank you gift from the earth.
London, 20th September, 2000 Twenty-eight Greenpeace volunteers were acquitted today of criminal damage at Norwich Crown Court, Eastern England. The volunteers had gone on trial on September 4th on charges relating to a Greenpeace action at Lyng, Norfolk, ...
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Overstayers – Emigration and the Economy – Overstayers – NZ Post and the Kiwi Bank – Wairarapa Polytechnic - Capital Flows – ERO Review – TVNZ, Sky, TV3 and Parliamentary Broadcasts - Treaty Clauses - Nurse ...
To mark International Car Free Day Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today lodged a bill in the members ballot which would reduce the amount of road traffic across the country.
"Ordinary kiwi households will be missing out on money which is owed to them." says National Party Spokesperson on Revenue, Annabel Young MP.