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New Zealand Post Chief Executive Elmar Toime said the company appreciated the undertaking given by Mr Prebble not to release any further information relating to the business case for the new bank until 5.00pm Monday.
1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Prime Minister: When she described the new social security agreement with Australia as a "win-win" deal, was she including the advice from official sources that it will "vastly increase the cost of welfare ...
Images from Saturday's Cuba Street Carnival parade.
A Scandal Over Living Allowances, An 80 Million Dollar Bank, but a Round of Golf?
MP's alleged to be involved in rorts, public servants taking bribes, the stock exchange altering the rules, violent crime doubling in the last decade, these are just some examples of the New Zealand disease. Where have all the role models gone? John Howard ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: Australian Welfare Agreement – Wellington Hospital Cleaners Strike – Kiwi Bank – DPB And Liable Parent Contributions – Australian Residency – Jury Reforms – NZ Post Vs Prebble – Regional Economic Development – Separate ...
This week's Times Literary Supplement reviews a number of new dictionaries in some detail. Included in the discussion is a particularly sharp passage discussing the word 'fuck', as follows:
More images from Saturday's Cuba Street Carnival parade in Wellington.
I have chosen as my topic "10th by 2010" by which I mean how New Zealand could be 10th in the OECD ratings of per capita income by 2010.
Green Party MP Keith Locke today welcomed Prime Minister Helen Clark's comments that New Zealand should reconsider the need for the Skyhawk fleet.
A list of Sharp children’s book titles that have, for some reason, never quite made it to the retail shelves...
A new survey proves the Green Party's organics policy is a perfect fit for New Zealanders, says Green MP and organic farmer Ian Ewen-Street, said today.
Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that National leader Jenny Shipley's criticism of the new New Zealand-Australia social security agreement was simply ridiculous.
Green Party MP Sue Bradford has confirmed the party's status as extremist by joining a picket line of cleaners at Wellington Hospital today, National's Industrial Relations spokesman Lockwood Smith says.
With a deal signed that will see New Zealanders in Australia unable to receive the dole, and will save New Zealand $150 million annually, Australian Prime Minister John Howard left New Zealand this afternoon.
Borneo, or Kalimantan, is in the news today. Indigenous Dayak people have declared war on immigrant Madurese people, and over 100 Madurese have been killed in the fighting, and many of them have lost their heads.
Helen Clark’s trans-Tasman agreement with Australia is the most significant foreign policy defeat ever suffered by a New Zealand prime minister, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.
"Helen Clark's deal on social welfare with Australia will have Aussie's laughing all the way to the bank" said Max Bradford National's spokesperson on Foreign Affairs and Defence, and Bob Simcock, National's spokesperson on Social Welfare.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and so the weekend signed itself off with a mad, outrageous sunset that filled the sky, flitting from one colour to another, blooming lighter and darker, hanging on like someone who couldn't bear to leave a good party.
ACT Education spokesperson Donna Awatere Huata said today that the idea of a full-blown Government department to oversee Maori education is bureaucracy gone mad.