Scoop: Weekend Ratings
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The top 20 rating items over the weekend (Hobbits excluded) were...
Free market idealism has had its day. Proponents and supporters of New Zealand's fifteen year excursion into pure free market economic theory need to acknowledge that the experiment has been a failure. The current account deficit is one very good ...
EXHIBITING superb sailing skills in tortuous light conditions on Sydney harbour board-sailing queen, Barbarba Kendall, ensured she will win a medal by winning the 10th race of the 11 race series.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ...day eight and still no medals. If the Olympic Games really is all a corporate bread-and-circuses plot to distract us from the economic system and further etch a handful giant global brands on our punchdrunk psyches, then I ...
Here are some of the classic questions that were actually asked of the Sydney Olympic Committee via their Web site, and the Aussie answers that go with them.
NEW ZEALAND has at last tasted Olympic glory with double gold medalist and 'horseman of the century' Mark Todd overcoming a difficult preparation and a personal smear campaign to win a bronze medal, riding Eyespy II, in the individual three day event.
3:45 – feeding time for the Malayan Sun Bears! I’d been warned by Meredith, animal lover and taxidermist, that I had left the zoo trip too late. All the animals would be having siestas, she said.
A GOLD MEDAL has been hung around the neck of world-champion rower Rob Waddell who earned the title of New Zealand's first Olympic champion at Sydney 2000 with an awesome display of power to decimate his opponents in today's single sculls at Penrith Lakes.
Readers will be aware that yesterday upton-on-line – or at least his non-cyber double – announced his intention to retire from Parliament early in the New Year to take up a position with the OECD in Paris.
Environmentalists and tourism operators are on a collision course over two unrelated plans to build a tourist gondola link between Queenstown and Milford Sound and the opening of the Haast/Hollyford road linking the West Coast and Milford. The world ...
RANFURLY Shield and NPC rugby, Waikato v Canterbury Saturday, 23 Sept, 2000, Rugby Park, Hamilton Article:Mathew Loh
Revelations today that the Government plans to raid State Owned Enterprises for cash to fund their social programs is further proof Government’s should stay out of business, said ACT Leader and SOE architect, Hon Richard Prebble.
Thank you for the invitation to meet with you today. I want to share some of my thoughts with you today primarily on economic issues relating to the Pacific, first looking at Fiji and Papua New Guinea and then looking more broadly at trade with the region. ...
IN TODAY’S EDITION: Sludge Gets Serious About The Disintegrating World Economy
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 Auckland University Students Association (AUSA) has collected the necessary number of signatures to request the Univesity Council to hold another referendum on the future status of AUSA.
Young Nationals' Chair Daniel Gordon today expressed regret on Simon Upton's announcement yesterday that he will retire from New Zealand Politics in the New Year.
Mr Michael Cashin has been chair of Housing Corporation since 1992 and chair of Housing New Zealand since 1997.
This obvious abuse of power probably won't stop the thousands of activists gearing up to disrupt the IMF/World Bank meetings next week.
BOARD-sailing wonder woman Barbara Kendall has etched her name in Olympic legend as one of the greatest New Zealand athletes in history by earning her third consecutive medal by winning bronze at Sydney 2000.
Green Party Co-leader Rod Donald today said the Government had to wake up and recognise that 15 years of chasing free trade and globalisation has devastated the New Zealand economy.
The row over Northland's rescue helicopter services and ACC shows how silly the political correctness and cultural safety argument has become, and is a dire warning of things to come, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne.
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