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The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification has backed the limited use of genetic engineering technology in its report released by the government at a press conference in the Beehive this afternoon.
Scoop’s content partner theonering.net has recently published a set of photographs of the inside of the Edoras set.
July 27: At 12 noon, in more than 42* towns and cities across the country, New Zealanders are gathering to show the Government they want a GE-Free nation. The nationwide gatherings are being held to mark the handover of the recommendations of the Royal Commission ...
Tracey Merritt, winner of the 2001 L'Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy Awards and New Zealand Hairdesser of the Year. Image from Bruce Jarvis Photographic Services.
The members of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification will call on the Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30 pm on Friday 27 July, to present their report.
In recent weeks, the Minister has been attempting to use statistics to debunk "myths" surrounding the DPB. He knows that there is growing unease amongst voters across the political spectrum about the social and economic problem that the DPB has become.
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The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House.
John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States, is a bit of worry. He was on the telly this morning in the 'Hour of Power', speaking in the Crystal Cathedral here in California. There's a statue of Job on the campus of the Crystal Cathedral, ...
Searching for Gold, we can help you find it. Our Premium Malts have contributed to numerous category and gold winners at the 2001 NZ International Beer Awards. Names such as the Shakespeare, Cock & Bull, St Arnou, Harrington’s, Dux de Lux.
Secret Government papers leaked to ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide reveal for the first time the People's Bank's hugely negative impact on New Zealand Post's profits and postal services.
New Zealand will back the launch of a World Trade Organisation round later this year, and the Government is committed to widespread consultations on New Zealand's position, Acting Trade Negotiations Minister Phil Goff said today.
Wellington - 27 July 2001: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification today concluded its inquiry with the handing of its Report to the Governor-General, Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30pm at Government House.
Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley is predicting that two major events this week will highlight defining differences between the two major political parties, and lay the groundwork for next year's election.
"The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, spindled, folded and mutilated that so-called "christian" groups are calling for the importation and viewing of obscene and Essence papyri that contains nothing but perverted obscene Essene ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... how was your week? Probably not as bad as that of anyone unlucky enough to be on the end of a Carabinieri's baton, I'd wager.
The Government has appointed a six-member advisory board for the new $100 million New Zealand Venture Investment Fund.
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This is the message behind the 2 commercials now appearing 3 to 4 times a day on TV3. The commercials point out that genetically engineered food cannot be guaranteed safe as no independent long term clinical testing has been done anywhere in the world.
The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House
Transfund's decision to contribute $20 million to the Waitemata Waterfront Interchange is good news for Auckland but raises questions about access to future funding for operating costs, National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon said today.
From electro-convulsive therapy to epilepsy, from criminal lunacy to community care, a new book opens windows on to the history of mental health treatment in New Zealand.
Parliament's forecourt today was venue for the Wellington leg of a series of rallies nationwide held to mark the hand over of the Royal Commission's report on genetic modification. The report is being received by the Governor General at Government ...
Energy Minister Pete Hodgson will switch on diesel generators at Parliament today that will cut Parliament's reliance on external supply by at least 20 percent. The generators in the basement of the Parliamentary Library will run during the peak ...
United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Labour's plan for compulsory pre-school education for 4 year olds is a massive con job.
The decision by the Government to give the Green Party privileged access to the Report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification risks inflaming the post-release debate, the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today.
A bowl of fruit, good for your bowels. Still life of a bowel full of fruit. In the life giving rain that is good for your skin. Ah my little chiquita, bonita, apples from the south of France. Sunshine and sunflowers, cold pressed virgins shivering, ...
In what is believed to be a world-first, an Auckland lawyer has established a web-based directory enabling people to record details on the whereabouts of their last Will and Testament.
Air force base attacked, Political crisis in Sri Lanka deepened, Massive anti-government protests, Divided opinion on referendum, Catholic delegation to meet LTTE, Sri Lanka to allow media access to war areas, Other news A news bulletin on Sri Lanka produced ...
Important precedent for retailers and distributors: High Court finds that novelty containers can be toys-toy safety standard can apply to them