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Professor Bob Catley released a book last week entitled, Waltzing with Matlilda, suggesting that New Zealand has got 10 years to join Australia or it will be too late for us to avoid the fate of a poor Pacific nation. John Howard writes.
The Green Party says today's Sunday Star Times revelations about the elaborate techniques ACT Party big business backers used to hide the size and sources of its 1996 election funding will lead to ACT's demise.
"It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Trevor de Cleene," Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.
Act leader Richard Prebble should take responsibility for the abuse of the Electoral Act disclosed in the Sunday Star Times today and resign or give very good reasons why he should not, Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton says.
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"I feel very sad to learn of the death of Trevor de Cleene. Although not unexpected, his death will still be a shock to the family, to whom I extend my sympathy.
Subject of a Scoop profile - Jaggi Singh Arrested in Canada. Singh featured in a Scoop pre-APEC special edition in 1999 prior to entering New Zealand to protest against free trade.
Ohariu Belmont MP, Hon Peter Dunne, has released the results of his 2001 Ohariu Belmont electorate on a range of current issues.
Images of the weekend's Summit of the Americas protests in Quebec taken from the Quebec and Montreal Indymedia websites.
In 1989, the capitalists heralded the collapse of the Berlin Wall as the triumph of freedom and democracy over Stalinist dictatorship. 20th April 2001, a decade later, and they hide behind a Wall of Shame, using stormtrooper riot cops to club, teargas ...
The recent grounding on safety issues of 10 Ansett Australia Boeing 767's, owned by Air NZ, could likely have been avoided if Ansett had perhaps spent around $50,000 in the past year. John Howard writes.
Qantas New Zealand's operator Tasman Pacific has gone into receivership leaving the airline's fleet on the ground and passengers stranded as of today, 21 April. Earlier this month Qantas Airways Limited had entered discussions to purchase the franchise.
Lucasfilm Corporation is pulling off the world's largest advertising scam with "Star Wars" receiving world wide press attention through the email call to all and sundry to stuff the national censuses of the UK, New Zealand, Canada and Australia.
Brilliant sunshine and clear skies bathe Quebec City this morning as the 34 Heads of State meet in the opening session of the 2001 Summit of the Americas. Inside the 10 square kilometre security perimeter, Police and officials reflect on yesterday's ...
There are three different types of learners, broadcaster Sue Scott told me: visual learners, auditory learners and tactile/kinesthetic learners.
It is not just the passengers and staff who have lost out from the collapse of Tasman Pacific (Qantas), but also the many suppliers who have continued to provide a service in “good faith”.
Trevor de Cleene, who died yesterday, was one of Parliament’s real characters, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.
The 1st of May is the day when we celebrate struggles against class society & demonstrate our internationalism. Mayday was adopted by the workers’ movement as the day to celebrate the general strike for an 8 hour day led by the anarchist Haymarket ...
The extraordinary, hortatory beatitude of the posthumously submitted paper, "Intertextuality of the Canine: Situating the Beagle" is the latest - and the last - of Barbadossian scholar ShrankShronk III's massive contribution to PostModern thought.
Holy Batballs, Wonder Boy! Doesn't that VQ1 squadron have a lightning bolt and a bat on its insignia along with the words "World Watchers"? And doesn't it surveill not only China but the West Coast of America and the Arabian Gulf? Has the Batmobile ...
Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley says the Government must act swiftly to address the two major issues endangering our air travel networks.
Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel's predictions of a turn-around in the permanent and long-term departures from New Zealand have been supported by today's external migration statistics.
Jaggi Singh, who came to NZ for the APEC Monitoring Group organised anti-APEC activities in Sept 1999, and then toured the country, has just been beaten and snatched by plainclothes police in Quebec City at the anti-FTAA mobilisations there Aziz Choudry
It's been years since Subaru launched the WRX and the latest all-new version has been eagerly anticipated. But all would agree, it is a very different car from its predecessor. The big question is - will the punters buy it?
Qantas – Qantas Debts – Dash-8 Crash – Ansett 767s – Paid Parental Leave – Taskforce Recommendations – Boxer Coma – Montenegro Election Americas Free Trade – Spying – Antarctica Airlift – Party Funding – Korean War Vets
1. Tasman Pacific/Qantas New Zealand (Qantas NZ) have a large number of creditors which we understand run to many millions of dollars.
Taskforces launched by the National Party after the last election are provoking lively debate on some major policy issues, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.
Labour and the Alliance have agreed that provision will be made for Paid Parental Leave in this year's budget, Women's Affairs Minister Laila Harré confirmed today.
The Bolivian people, whose successful struggle against privatised water was regarded as the most censored story in the world last year, are today marching on La Paz, in total defiance of their government's threatened repression.
ACT leader Richard Prebble’s new press secretary is former Hawke’s Bay journalist Chris Mole.