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I'm no dogmatic free trader, neoliberal, managerialist or economic rationalist. I favour "world development" but not "world government" [sorry for my typo last week ]. Yet I would hesitate before calling myself anti-globalisation. ...
Yesterday, talkback caller Sharon contributed to our discussion on separatism by saying that she & the rest of the "tangata whenua" wanted us white folk to leave the country, along with all the "Uncle Toms" in our midst. ...
The misuse of Police powers of search and seizure Speech to Parliament - General Debate Slot 6 Check Against Delivery Embargoed until delivery - around 4.30pm
Energy Minister Pete Hodgson has said that the decision by NGC to sell its 290,000 electricity consumers to Genesis had its origins in the forced split of line and energy companies two and a half years ago.
California has already faced the same problems with its electricity that we face. That is, while the economy demanded more and more electricity, no new power plants had been built for over 12 years. The impending "crisis" was entirely foreseeable.
A prominent local politician, a number of local lawyers, and some local media personalities are among "the main actors" in pornographic video tapes seized from the home of the murdered Red Cross director John Scott, claims the Daily Post newspaper.
Mr. President, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you on your first visit since you assumed the office of the President of the United States. I warmly greet the distinguished First Lady and the members of your entourage.
Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said in the House last night that the National Party's campaign to stop the Bay of Plenty Bill was encouraging people with racial prejudices in New Zealand.
Energy Minister Pete Hodgson will hold discussions with the electricity industry and consumer representatives on Friday.
In the 1960s Gill Scott Heron sang "The Revolution will not be televised". On Saturday I watched as Sky News broadcast from the police front line. Walking past the camera, lines of police moved forward.
ACT leader Richard Prebble says he's concerned that state agencies are increasingly reacting to scrutiny from MPs by threatening and engaging in legal action.
High electricity prices can be blamed in large measure on grossly inaccurate forecasts by NIWA, ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff said today.
The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.
"The Government will legislate to remove an anomaly unfairly depriving around 1,200 widows of pensions from the Government Superannuation Fund," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
National's Tertiary Education spokesperson Maurice Williamson today urged universities not to give in to blackmail from desperate Government Ministers over the fee freeze deal.
The Fiji Police has denied that tapes it had seized from the home of murder victim John Scott, were pornographic in nature.
The Government must act promptly on the Singapore Airlines proposal to increase its shareholding in Air New Zealand, National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon said today.
Today's questions of the day concerned: Christchurch Hospital – Pepper Spray Deaths – Canterbury Health Cuts – ENZA Bailout – TVNZ Financial Woes – Climate Change Agreement – Southland Health Budget – Regional Development – Northland Health Budget – Electricity ...
National is deeply concerned about racial prejudice and division in New Zealand. It is our goal to build a tolerant and cohesive society that embraces everyone. This is precisely why we don't support the Bay of Plenty Bill, National's Justice Spokesperson ...
Trustpower spokesman Graeme Purches told Scoop this morning that the company would shut down its Dillams, Arnold, and Wahapo stations if there was no rain within the next 24 to 48 hours.
The Government must urgently address the fact its own companies are profiteering from the current electricity crisis, National's Tony Ryall and Pansy Wong said today.
It is ironic that during last weekend’s G8 summit there were two sets of demonstrators – the anarchists who were campaigning against globalisation and the pacifists who were demonstrating against debt.
The following image sequence shows the death of anti-capitalist Carlo Giuliani during protests in Genoa yesterday, Friday 20th July.
Images from Ohau ski-field, nearby the most photogenic mountain village in the world, taken by Norman Mackay .
Electricity Legislation – Power Retail – Enza – Mental Health Workers – Skyhawks – Road Access – Imports Grow – Problem Gambling – Indonesian Vice-president – Honey Prices – Oil Output – Waiheke Air – Dunedin Pool
We learn from the Italian media that in a meeting held in Rome on May 24, the Italian and the US government have decided to declare war to the multitude of brothers and sisters that will gather in Genoa against the G8 meeting scheduled for July.
SUVA (Pasifik Nius): Fiji police have come under fire for retracting statements on the discovery of pornographic materials at the home of mudered Red Cross director John Scott, the Sun newspaper reports.
The Government has introduced an amendment to the Electricity Industry Bill today to give the national grid operator Transpower the legal authority to recover its charges.
The Waikato Times have been condemned as "vicious liars" by Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell following what he calls "disgusting and baseless accusations of racism" on the front pages of the Times that will undoubtedly impact on the ...
Comalco Production Cuts – Electricity Legislation Under Urgency – G8 Protestor Released – University Funding – Biological Weapons – Liver Transplants – Macedonia – Solomon Islands – Waiheke Airlines