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With the Select Committee on MMP soon to present its findings, there is a sense that there will be no recommendations for major changes to our new electoral system, but possibly some 'token' concessions to appease those who, for many very different reasons, ...
If Steve Maharey is right that there have been an average of 7 child homicides a year over the last 30 years, then that makes New Zealand bigger killers of children than the UK and the whole of Europe over the same period. John Howard writes.
Today's news that Qantas has decided against Auckland in favour of Brisbane to establish its Boeing 767 maintenance base comes as a shock. But was Auckland competing on a level playing field, was it provided fair chance and fair opportunity and could Auckland ...
http://www.gns.cri.nz/ Rotorua Kuirau Park 26 January 2001 Eruption of Spring 721. An example of the damage to vegetation Geologist examining a balistic block An example of the eruption deposit An example of the damage to vegetation
Christchurch’s Mild Greens are curious as to whether the Ministry of Health, Police and Customs will initiate a precautionary ban on the sale of liquor, in line with new drug-harm prevention measures introduced under the Misuse of Drugs Amendment ...
Once again, South Asian nations have shown their extreme insensitivity towards fellow beings. We so called hospitable people are not bothering ourselves to help earthquake victims. In Pakistan, Some areas in interior Sindh and Baluchistan are badly affected. ...
The foot-soldiers of Big Brother have been out in force this week, demanding a new national baby register, a ban on the feel-good dietary supplement One4B, a taxpayer-funded youth radio network, legislation to make us exercise more, & the raising of the legal ...
http://www.gns.cri.nz/ Rotorua Kuirau Park 26 January 2001 Eruption of Spring 721. An example of the damage to vegetation Geologist examining the explosion crater Geologist examining the explosion crater
Was this a simple open and shut case of good guy wiping out bad guy? Is there more to the death of Steven Wallace? Watch the documentary and you decide.
....RESISTANCE IS NOT FUTILE!
Labour Cabinet Minister Pete Hodgson said today that the National Party's reshuffle highlighted the paucity of talent on the opposition bench while leaving its biggest problem, its leadership, untouched.
Mahuta Tributes – Samuels Reconciliation – Workplace Deaths – Chicken Pox Research – Disorderly Cop – Highway Investigation – Kiwi Dollar – Lockerbie Verdict – Pinochet House Arrest – Car Restraints – GM Commission – Taiko Boost – East Timor
The Minister in Charge of Treaty Negotiations Margaret Wilson says Sir Robert Mahuta will be remembered both for his major achievements on behalf of the Tainui people and his enduring contribution to the Crown-Maori relationship itself.
"We are devastated that Jessica died, and really nothing can describe the sadness and anguish we're feeling. We offer sympathy, prayers and compassion to her family and friends. The loss of her life will impact ours forever." - Limp Bizkit
Health Minister Annette King today welcomed the re-emergence of Roger Sowry as National's health spokesperson, but wondered whether the health sector would be quite so pleased or amused.
Images from Defence Minister Mark Burton’s visit to East Timor, 31 Jan/1 Feb 2001. MPs Hon Judith Tizard (Central Auckland) and Simon Power (Rangitikei), and Mayor of Palmerston North, Jill White, accompanied the Minister.
Party Leader Graham Capill has spoken out against the One Eye Art Gallery in Paekakariki, for is exhibition called Group Sex.
"New Zealanders turning their backs on Waitangi Day will not solve the issues around the Treaty of Waitangi," National Maori Affairs spokesperson Georgina te Heuheu said today.
New Zealand writer Graeme Lay, of Devonport, disclaims any connection between his latest novel, Temptation Island, and a new American television series with the same title, which has just begun screening on TV3. The American Fox network’s latest ‘reality’ ...
The Minister of Maori Affairs, Hon Parekura Horomia, is deeply saddened by the news of the death of Tainui leader Sir Robert Mahuta.