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Wellington, October 29 (JY&A Media) After a successful L'Oréal New Zealand Fashion Week, during which its news page was updated hourly between shows, New Zealand-HQed fashion title Lucire received an encouraging boost with the latest web rankings from ...
When is an ad not an ad? And should an advertiser be required to say who they are when they place an advert?
1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS to the Prime Minister: Who was she trying to please when she said, in relation to the Government's position on genetic engineering, "the Government's taken a pragmatic path and come up with a commonsense outcome"?
Bouquets must surely go to the Prime Minister and the Government for showing the fortitude required in introducing the sweeping new powers to combat terrorism (Oct 30).
Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff today released information provided by the British Government which outlines links between Al Qaida led by Osama bin Laden and the terrorist attacks of 11 September.
It is not surprising that even though the air campaign over Afghanistan continues, people in the United States and around the world are more concerned with the spread of anthrax. After-all, US politicians, academics and defence personnel have warned ...
I'm a retired Special Forces Master Sergeant. That doesn't cut much for those who will only accept the opinions of former officers on military matters, since we enlisted swine are assumed to be incapable of grasping the nuances of doctrine.
GE-Free banners were stretched through Parliament grounds this morning prior to the final Cabinet meeting on New Zealand's GE Free status. The banners have been sent to Wellington from Northland to Dunedin, and have been signed by around 10,000 people.
Yesterday, as Justice Minister Phil Goff announced new Government powers to combat terrorism, the terrorists won a major victory. But the blow wasn't physical. There was no loss of life or property. The blow was philosophical.
NEW ZEALAND MILK, Fonterra’s fast-moving consumer goods division, has made three appointments to its Global Leadership Team. David Pilkington, the NEW ZEALAND MILK Managing Director and a member of Fonterra’s senior team, announced the appointments.
The following anti-war images (plus a joke at Hillary Clinton's expense) are all taken from the indymedia.org website.
The New Zealand School Trustees Association says it’s time the secondary school teachers pay dispute went back to where it belongs – the negotiating table.
The current temporary measures for screening domestic air travellers and carry-on baggage in New Zealand are to become permanent, Transport Minister Mark Gosche announced today.
One Liberty Plaza in World Trade Center complex has collapsed, the fourth building to be destroyed following yesterday's terrorist attacks on the USA.
Today's questions of the day concerned: PM On GE Announcement x 2 – Student Debt – Health Bureaucracy – Early Childhood Education Report – Susan Bathgate – Marian Hobbs On GE – Alliance Support For War – Maori Views On GE – Alzheimer’s Drugs – ...
Public resistance to GE/GM dairy foods was at the top of the agenda at the Global Dairy Summit which opened in Auckland today.
GE-Free banners were stretched through Parliament grounds this morning prior to the final Cabinet meeting on New Zealand's GE Free status.
You are invited to an online Discussion Group to assist in New Zealand's opposition to US led attacks on Afghanistan (and other states). There is an associated a Website which will link to information, news, comment, images and stories.
The All India Christian Council and the All India Catholic Union have in a joint statement expressed their shock at the massacre of Pakistani Christians who were killed while at prayer in a Church in Bahawalpur near Multan this morning. The two ...
New Zealand will keep its competitive edge as a place for high-quality biological research as a result of the Government’s response to the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification, says Minister of Research, Science and Technology Pete Hodgson.
NZMP, Fonterra’s ‘cow-to-customer’ and global ingredients operating division, has announced that Jackie Lloyd will be Director – Global Human Resources, completing appointments to its Global Leadership Team.
Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the government’s response to the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification would ensure that science continued to play a key role in the development of New Zealand in the 21st Century.
The Mana Maori political party strongly oppose genetic engineering and are extremely concerned that the Crown are likely to reach the Treaty of Waitangi yet again.
How can we make a decision on the future of GM in NZ when the overseas situation is not clear on the benefits and risks of GM?
Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said the Government had ignored the wishes of nearly two thirds of New Zealanders by lifting the moratorium on GE field trials.
"Cowards!" That was the reaction today from Libertarianz party leader Peter Cresswell to what he calls the "cowardly response" of Helen Clark's government to the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification.
If the official story of the World Trade Center attacks reads like a Tom Clancy novel, simple plot, good guys, bad guys and cruise missiles, then this could be the LeCarre version.
Foreign Minister Phil Goff has welcomed Indonesian parliamentary approval of a comprehensive autonomy package for Irian Jaya.
PSRG today presented to Parliament an Open Letter endorsed by prominent New Zealand physicians and scientists, and prominent overseas scientists. The public were also given a means to voice their concerns. Over 700 signatories signed PSRG's Open Letter.
Pacific Islands visual artists, hip-hop artists and theatre practitioners will be showcasing their work overseas during the next six months, with the support of grants from the Pacific Arts Committee of Creative New Zealand.