Scoop: Weekend Ratings
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In this edition: Powell’s Red Herring Peace Mission - An Appropriate Response To Deceptive Bullying
You'd have thought from the last few political polls that the Prime Minister was utterly untouchable. Labour is polling as high as 56 per cent - twice where National's at and miles clear of the need to patch together a coalition.
Red Cross workers and independent journalists tonight speak of the horrific destruction of Jenin refugee camp: the unbearable stench of death, continuous sounds of explosions and lack of food and water – this is the result of Israel’s tour of duty: Operation ...
Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...
Nine Americans, and a French national have been detained at Ben Gurion airport. The activists who arrived here early this morning are currently still being detained in the airport - and have been informed they will be deported at 1am tomorrow morning.
The talkback lines have gone ballistic across the country following the IRB announcement that we have lost our fight to co-host next year's Rugby World Cup. There is a fundamental lesson we forgot in all this; - never upset the mind you are trying to convince. ...
14 years ago I spoke to you on the subject: “Race Relations—the Last Chance for Change”. Reviewing that speech over the last few days has been an alarming experience. How true some of the predictions made back then have become.
Auckland's billion dollar traffic problem cannot be resolved so long as there are seen as just two factions spouting the slogans: "complete the motorway network" or "no more motorways". Rather, each roading and public transport project ...
Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, Venus, Mercury, Uranus, Neptune are all lining up from east to west in a celestial curve in our daytime sky – unfortunately for New Zealanders they all except for Jupiter sneak over the western horizon as night falls. The celestial ...
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton says a report in this morning’s National Business Review claiming he or the Alliance received a donation from Sovereign yachts is wrong.
ACT Women's Affairs Spokesman MP Penny Webster said Trevor Mallard's bully-boy joke about `what he'd like to do to John O'Neill and Vernon Pugh' is distasteful and poorly timed.
The Australian Rugby Union today pledged to unite the Rugby world and stage the best ever Rugby World Cup in an environment of unrivalled passion, atmosphere and commitment.
The “loneliness of the long distance runner” syndrome is a prescription for an early drop-off of involvement in fitness programmes, according to Lincoln University doctoral researcher Kim Sinclair.
What’s it like to be a man? No really, what is it like? Short of putting one into therapy for 10 years and extracting marrow from bone we may never know. Not because we don’t want to or because men are aliens but because men don’t seem to know themselves.
In This Edition: On Powell’s Red Herring Mission – The Real Yasser Arafat – Israeli Apartheid
The Government has, once again, shown arrogant disregard for honest consultation in appointing a new group of Human Rights Commissioners, says National's Justice spokesman, Wayne Mapp.
As part of the inquiry into the loss of the Rugby World Cup, we need to find out what the Sports Minister’s role has been, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.
Aucklander Warren Lindberg and Michael Powles of Wellington have both been reappointed as Human Rights Commissioners.
The Council of the International Rugby Board (IRB) has today ratified recommendations from the Board of Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) that the finals of Rugby World Cup 2003 should be staged in Australia alone.
I have joined the ranks of the conspiracy theorists. Evidence of the conspiracy of which I speak is incontrovertible & irresistible. It is the conspiracy of the bland, the touchy-feely & the shades of gray.
Tonight the planets will line up. Not as well as they do in the image above but rather in the night sky. Looking at the sky they will appear to make form an arc from the horizon up towards what would be close to the two o'clock position.
My heart bleeds when I read the newspapers and articles on the internet nowadays. All over the world people are accusing Israel, the country I live in currently, of being “the most vile, terrorist-laden, diabolical and fascist state ever created ...
Sport, Fitness and Leisure Minister Trevor Mallard said today he was disappointed that New Zealand has missed out on sub-hosting the World Cup Rugby tournament.
Macauley stood in the British Houses of Parliament and observed: “The gallery in which the reporters sit has become a fourth estate of the realm”
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.
Monday 8 April 11.30 pm The Chief Censor, Bill Hastings, recently endorsed a Japanese film called Visitor Q on Auckland University student radio - Radio 95 bFM. It contains graphic depictions of necrophilia (sex with a female corpse) in association with ...
In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….
Hard News Is Here - Sludge: US Complicity In Venezuelan Coup - Howard’s End: Get Over It, Get On With It - GUTTED! NZ Loses World Cup - "The Unbearable Stench Of Death” - Jenin
Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan is enthusiastic about the appointment of a new group of Human Rights Commissioners.
Break open your piggy banks because it is nearly film festival time, when the incredibly strange, wonderfully weird and R-rated sex films are shown to film buffs. But this year is a little different. Public standards watchdog, the Society for the Promotion ...