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Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton has spoken to Alliance Minister Sandra Lee over the use of the word 'holocaust' in a speech.
A Government Minister has again inflamed race relations using the word "holocaust" in relation to Maori, National Leader Jenny Shipley said today.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... unemployment drops below 6% for the first time in 12 years. 22,000 new jobs. More full-time jobs than there have ever been in the history of the country. Welcome to the bad-news-good-news economy.
A snakeskin was found on the side of a road in the central Auckland suburb of Freemans Bay last week (Tuesday 31 October). Snake experts have examined the skin and believe it to have been freshly shed by a 1.8m member of the Boidae family (boas and pythons).
With the revelation last night of the drunk driving arrest and conviction in 1976 of George W. Bush, this marks the THIRD arrest -- that we know of -- involving this man who would be President.
As the days wind down to the US elections strange stuff emerges from the pundits. On this morning's Meet The Press a comment Clinton made on a NY radio show about voting "for the next best thing" was interpreted as sure evience that Hillary ...
It is fascinating that last week’s speech about the C grade contribution of the media to our national life has not, to upton-on-line’s knowledge, received a shred of coverage (save passing reference in Frank Haden’s Sunday column). Upton-on-line had vacillated ...
“We should welcome Sandra Lee’s determination to say what she really thinks about Maori experience last century,” said ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks.
Competition between broadcasters is a wonderful thing. NBC's local affiliate KRON4 just gave us live full coverage of Bush's interrogation by the press over the news that broke earlier this evening about a 1976 drunk driving charge.
The questions for the 2001 Census on Tuesday 6 March were announced today by Government Statistician Brian Pink.
ACT’s putative leader emerged today from a three day “retreat” to hail a brave new direction to shore up their slithering poll ratings: “Backwards - to oblivion!” notes Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell. "Their "vision" is blurred, their ...
An old venue will be opening with a new look and new opportunities thanks to input from local music promotor Stephen Upton.
Celebrate Jesus 2000 saw 30,000 Christians from around New Zealand gather at the WestpacTrust Stadium in Wellington on Saturday. Scoop was on hand to capture the spirit of the occasion.
Defying no fly rules, British and American bombing and UN sanctions, international politicians and business delegations attended the biggest trade fair Iraq has held since1995. John Howard's brother was at the packed trade fair.
SUVA: Fiji's former military spokesman in the wake of the May coup, Lieutenant-Colonel Filipo Tarakinikini, has lashed out a New Zealand minister and hinted at leaving the military as a probe began into the causes of the mutiny.
"But I haven't had a drink in 14 years," the most telling quote in the last week of Campaign 2000.
Police Shortages – US Elections – People’s Bank – Fiji Situation – Solomons Peace Agreement – Peace Talks – Secret Witnesses – 2001 Census – Iraqi Flights – Gulf War Book – Buller Plague
The International Treaties Bill 2000 is scheduled to have its first reading on Wednesday, 8 November. The purpose of the Bill is to ensure that the NZ government will not be able to enter into international treaties without parliament’s approval. This ...
The Government's regional development policies are failing to stop the loss of jobs in regional New Zealand, National's Economic Development spokesperson Max Bradford said today.
Ruth Dyson said today that a drug-related conviction from her youth had been declared on every Labour Party nomination form she had filled in.