Yesterday's top 26 rating items on Scoop were…
1. ROD DONALD to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development: Will he commit regional development funding to secure the Southerner and Bay Express rail services at least until Christmas so that their viability and contribution to regional development ...
The following images were taken on Tuesday on the South Coast of Wairarapa by Wellington photographer John McGibbon. They show the big seas and wild skies that have been characteristic of the big southerly blow over the past few days. The fishing boats ...
Writer Ellen Tuff recieved the prestigious 'Pakeha's Best Friend' award at the annual New Zeal Inc Redneck's society dinner last night.
Economics extols the marketplace. Markets work best when there is competition. The best name for competition is polypoly ("many sellers"). This contrasts with monopoly, duopoly, oligopoly: one, two, few sellers.
Large format image of the sea off the South Wairarapa Coast as yesterday’s storm approached.
Speech by Rodney Hide to the National Press Club and British/NZ Trade Council, Wellington 7:30am, Thursday, August 16, 2001
Today's questions of the day concerned: Rail – SOE Power Prices – Industry Training – SOE Power Prices – Student Job Search – NZ Post Vs Prebble – LAV IIIs – Foreign Student Accommodation – Human Rights – LAV IIIs – School Libraries – Airline Negotiations
The situation in Zimbabwe is continuing to deteriorate by the minute, says Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell, "while Helen Clark and her government remain mute. A woman never known to be at a loss of words suddenly can't think of anything to say." ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: Power Crisis SOE Sensitivity – Prison Strike – Reserve Bank And People’s Bank – Drug Advertising – Ross Armstrong – Tertiary Education Funding – Ross Armstrong – Kenepuru Hospital – SOE Information Leaks – Kohanga Reo ...
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Yesterday, New Zealand First Law and Order Spokesman Ron Mark received a reply to a Parliamentary question which he had put to the Minister of Police asking if the Police vehicle fleet servicing was contracted out, and if so, how much they were ...
Last week I was asked if I was going to do a column on decriminalising cannabis, and whether I supported the move. I said yes on both counts. I support dope decriminalisation only if it leads to more education and lower use, especially amongst kids.
Last week it emerged that once again the Government is considering the idea of a taxpayer funded, nation-wide youth radio station. This would have to rank as one of the stupidest ideas this government has had (and thats saying something.)
Wild Weather – Radio NZ Strike – Mill Fire – Gisborne/Napier Rail – Middle East – Parliamentary Privilege – Omar Bombing – Face Peel – Organised Hooliganism
A new discussion document signals the Government's intention to bring Maori organisations into line with the tax rules that cover other New Zealanders, but Maori seem to be the last to be told, National's Revenue spokesperson Annabel Young said today.
* Food exports to countries who have banned or are considering banning G.E. modified foods totalled $2.779 billion last year.
A mutated species of tropical seaweed is posing a serious threat to New Zealand's biosecurity, Green MP and Biosecurity Spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street said today.
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton and Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey today announced a 'Students Work' package of student summer employment and assistance initiatives.
The all-new Ford Mondeo not only provides driving pleasure but also viewing pleasure this winter, as Ford New Zealand announces its sponsorship of Rialto's Winter Movie Series.
The Council set up by the Prime Minister to advise on how to turn New Zealand into a more innovative society has given the country an proposed Innovation Framework supported by an Innovation Report card - and now wants New Zealanders to respond ...
RAMALLAH — As the intifada enters its 11th month, the scale of devastation wrought by Israel's war against the Palestinian people has reached levels unparalleled in the 33-year occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Steve Maharey's $35 million bribe to universities is at the expense of private education providers, ACT Tertiary Education Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said.
Barbara Bridge will be New Zealand’s next disarmament envoy in Vienna, Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff and Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Matt Robson announced today.
National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted.
Snow – ENZA – Kinleith Fire – Tauranga Murder – IRD Search Powers – Macedonia – War Crimes – Southerner - Security
ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley welcomes the petition of 14,000 concerned New Zealand residents urging that the Rotorua Lakes remain in Crown ownership and says the Government must listen to the concerns.