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Using the words of Jesus, the Prince of Peace, to recruit soldiers is bad enough, but when one looks closer at the source text and context it becomes downright sinister. Writes Richard Davis
The earth is not dying. It is being killed, and the people killing it have names and addresses. -- Utah Phillips
Just over two years ago, the Labour-Alliance Government set out its programme for this three year parliamentary term in the Speech from the Throne delivered by the Governor-General.
During the late nineties, there began a debate in New Zealand about the merits of adopting an ANZAC currency. In April 2000 neoliberal economists Arthur Grimes, Frank Holmes and Roger Bowden provided fresh impetus when they published a book entitled ...
The recent bombing in Jerusalem has redefined the laws governing the Intifadha and the 17-month conflict in Israel and the Occupied Territories.
This document sets out the framework government is following to create the innovative New Zealand we need to achieve our economic and social goals.
It's Carr's Law of politics - accuse your opponent of your own worst fault. Helen Clark has been accusing the Opposition of having no fresh ideas when she doesn't have any herself. There's been no response to a request from the ninth floor for ...
I'm sorry, gentle readers, but your abject correspondent cannot report on the opening ceremony of the winter Olympics on Friday night. After a hard week of scrivening it was just too much to have to board the iron horse for a trip to San Francisco's ...
Hear ye, hear ye – tidings from the left have returned. After a dormancy of some eighteen months, my writing itch has returned. This week’s column will remind you who I am, and will look at why being political can be tough at times.
In This Edition: Gisborne Ship Grounding – Re: Keith Rankin: Perceptions Of Inequality - The Decline And Fall Of America - Why Demonize Moslems?
ACT leader Richard Prebble says it's a waste of time and money for the Prime Minister to ask the Auditor-General to investigate the $1.8 million grant to former NZ First MP Tuku Morgan to make a Maori language television series.
The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.
ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide said today that Helen Clark's hyped up Big Idea for Business was a burger with no meat.
It's almost a case of 'beam me up, Scotty' with the Subaru 'rocket ship' Legacy GTB wagon. Though the standard two-litre Legacy wagon does a good job of keeping your feet on the ground....
The Prime Minister will use her opening speech to parliament tomorrow to unveil the Government’s strategy to boost New Zealand’s economic performance.
New Zealand First has employed an army of clerks to work out the statistics of the Prime Minister’s speech.
Beth Jones, Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Briefing to the Press Washington, DC February 11, 2002
Given the state of the atmosphere in the Occupied Territories of Palestine and Israel at present it is in Sludge’s view highly appropriate that NOAA supercomputer forecasts for the Holy Land for Ash Wednesday are the best evidence yet of intentional weather ...
I am past-founder and Tour Leader of an independent long-distance rail tour operation which ran from Christchurch very successfully for 6 years between 1981 & 1987. We were callled "RAIL TOURS".
HERBERT S. ("PUG") WINOKUR Capricorn Investors, L.P., 30 East Elm Street, Greenwich, Connecticut 06830
A Chinese man is advertising his kidney for sale on wwww.trademe.co.nz, a New Zealand auction website.
The Prime Minister has announced an "innovation strategy" for the country which will see taskforces appointed and there is also to be an Innovate Conference in Christchurch in March. But can we handle innovation? Maree Howard writes.
23: Innovative PR
It's certainly an innovative policy for the Labour/Alliance government, which has hit business with increased taxes, ACC re-nationalisation, the re-introduction of union monopoly power and increased compliance costs, to now claim it is business ...
Education Minister Trevor Mallard said National education spokesperson Nick Smith’s distortion of net migration figures is painting an inaccurate reflection on school roll growth.
Buying a human kidney for transplant is not legal in New Zealand, a spokesperson for the Ministry of Health said this afternoon, after discovering a Chinese man offered one of his kidneys for auction on a New Zealand website, with a reserve price of ...
SUVA (Pasifik Nius): The Fiji Times today published a stinging attack on former prime minister Mahendra Chaudhry over what it claimed was a "message of hate" over neglect of the west - the country's economic heartland.
The second-phase of Operation Enduring Freedom was launched last week: to hunt Abu Sayyaf in the jungles of Basilan and Sulu. Whilst originally a breakaway from the Moro (Muslims of the southern Philippines) independence movement, the 800-strong ...
On Sunday I rode south on the last Southerner passenger train to ever leave Christchurch. It was a sad day but I was also left feeling extremely angry.
In This Edition: Catherine Fitts Response to SEC CIO re SEC's Relationship With DynCorp and Arthur Andersen/Conflicts of Interest - Scoop Correspondence with Dyncorp Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communications Charlene A. Wheeless
ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley today called on the Government to release public submissions it received last year on the planned Kyoto Protocol.