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The level to which this Government is losing touch with everyday New Zealanders is clear by the way the Prime Minister failed to address key issues at this weekends Labour Party Conference.
Disabled people around the world are expected to benefit with the announcement in America today of a new high-tech self-balancing people mover which mimics the human body's ability to balance itself. Maree Howard reports.
Sydney - November 30, 2001—Open Text™ Corporation, a worldwide leader in delivering collaborative commerce solutions, has expanded its presence in New Zealand with the appointment of gen-i as a value added distributor for its Livelink® collaborative ...
Auckland, 29 November 2001 – Does someone in your office work constantly at their PC but have little to show for it? Do they furtively attempt to cover their screen when you approach? Do they bypass water cooler chat in favour of the online variety?
See also… NZ's Frances Howie Wins Smirnoff Fashion Award
This weekend saw a culmination of violence that began with the assassination of high-ranking Hamas member Mahmoud Abu Hanoud when an Israeli helicopter gunship fired a missile at his car near the West Bank town of Nablus. Two other Hamas members were also killed. ...
The theme of this conference 'Green Governance - from Periphery to Power' is still largely a goal rather than the reality. I'm afraid we are some way from achieving green governance at a national level in Aotearoa / New Zealand.
In the summer of 1999 I visited New York. It was the last week of the summer vacation and the second week of a heatwave. Two words: hot, crowded. Coming as I did from a small antipodean city in the middle of winter, NY took some adjusting to. The friend ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... make it stop. Please. Not the Alliance infighting. Not Bathgate-gate. Not even the war. Just the year. It's been nice, 2001, but can't it just be Christmas already?
The following are a series of links to recent reports on the “massacre at Qalai Janghi”. Considerably more detail of just what happened at the Northern Alliance prison compound has now emerged.
Frances Howie of New Zealand was awarded the prestigious title of Smirnoff Designer of The Year at the 17th annual Smirnoff International Fashion Awards. This spellbinding multimedia Smirnoff Urban Fusion experience showcased eleven young designers from ...
Rod has given you some of our history, described the campaign for proportional representation and outlined some of the changes we would like to make to the processes of governance in the Parliament.
Three reports during the past week have cast doubt on the direction of the New Zealand economy. Macquarie Bank notes that year-on-year export growth has been steadily falling all year, from 30.5% in January to 0.2% in October. October year-on-year imports ...
The Green Party has advised the Government that it will abstain in Tuesday's vote on the Imprest Supply Bill.
It is hard to believe that a year has passed since we last met as a Labour Party Conference in Wellington.
See also… Image: Frances Howie's Winning Garment and NZ's Frances Howie Wins Smirnoff Fashion Award
The Socialist Party of Aotearoa will condemn the Terrorism (Bombings and Financing) Bill in a submission to the Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Select Committee next week. According to the SPA, the proposed legislation, which gives the Prime Minister ...
New controls in National Parks for filming must not attempt to censor New Zealand's burgeoning film creative industry, says National's Nick Smith.
The world's silliest Finance Minister Michael Cullen this morning described the idea of tax breaks for those with private health insurance as "silly."
ACT wants to help ensure this week's debate on criminal defamation leaves us with the best law we can get in the circumstances, Justice Spokesman MP Stephen Franks said today.
ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide today attacked the cosy and secret deal that saw Ms Bathgate last week suddenly resign from the Employment Relations Authority in return for holding on to her other warrants and keeping John Upton's report secret.
For decades pro-Israeli lobbyists have operated under the assumption that Islam and Israel are locked up in a zero-sum-game. They see the growth of Islam and growth of Islamic consciousness as a threat to the very existence of Israel. Based on this ...
2 December 2001 – World Economic Forum Founder and President, Klaus Schwab, announced the annual selection of 100 young leaders for the Foundation’s Global Leaders for Tomorrow (GLT) programme 2002. Clayton Cosgrove the Member of Parliament for Waimakariri ...
Energy Minister Pete Hodgson says the report The Economic Effects of Greenhouse Gas Emission Policies: A quantitative evaluation is a contribution to the climate change debate that must be taken “with a large pinch of salt”.
The interpretations of who started the 14 months-old round of ever more violence may differ (was it the Palestinian stone throwers in Temple Mount the day after the unwanted visitor in September 2000, or was it the overreaction by Israeli sharpshooters ...
Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of Rhys Harrison QC as a Judge of the High Court.
The role of a defence force is essentially to carry out the will of the country at home and abroad. Without such a force, the country becomes vulnerable to the will of other nations. If it doesn't happen to have caring neighbours then is even riper ...
Labour Party conferences have reached an all-time low when interjecting party members have to be forcibly removed, says ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and former Labour MP and Minister, Ken Shirley.
For images of earlier work for peace by Crawshaw's Chilli Club see images below…and from April 2000: - All Fired Up For World Peace and - Scoop Images: "That no fighting shall take place"