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A new group called 'Mothers Against Genetic Engineering'(Madge) did their first action at the Richmond Rd Woolworths Supermarket Saturday where they went into the supermarket, filled shopping trolleys with food, took them to the checkout and then demanded to ...
Prime Minister Helen Clark kept speculation of an early election in the air at yesterday’s post-Cabinet press conference, with ambiguous replies to reporters’ questions apparently designed to keep commentators guessing.
“The Serious Fraud Office’s Bradshaw is once again playing politics” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said.
"$81 million for the Auckland rail network is the most lunatic rip-off using other people's money that the Labour/Alliance government has undertaken to date" announced Libertarianz Leader and Tauranga Candidate Russell Watkins today.
1. GRANT GILLON to the Minister for Economic Development: Have 80,000 new jobs been produced since 1999; if so, have his ministry's economic development policies contributed to the production of these jobs?
Images from the Brumbies vs Blues Super 12 match at Canberra Stadium Brumbies Friday night. The Brumbies won 46 points to 25. Photos by Mark Graham .
New Zealand is outperforming the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, the Czech Republic, and France in providing jobs. But most exciting are Household Labour Force Survey figures showing falls in unemployment across regions. The performance ...
With a certain level of secrecy, the top brass at New Line Cinema just got back from a visit to New Zealand.
National Party President Michelle Boag said today that a complaint to the Serious Fraud Office about National Party funding prior to the 1996 election as clearly politically motivated.
In This Edition: From A New Reader, Reflections From Ceasar - Thanks To Society for the Promotion of Community Standards
BETHLEHEM — Today at 2:40 pm (ME time), the Israeli army stormed the Church of the Nativity and arrested ten international peace activists, after ending their 38-day siege on the holy site. The activists risked their lives to bring food, medical supplies, ...
Last week, when the UN Human Rights Commission condoned " all available means, including armed struggle " to establish a Palestinian state no-one was really surprised. No-one. The world's Authoritative Human Rights Commission is saying that ...
The following are links to two preview articles promoting the latest Greg Palast exclusive Newsnight report due to be broadcast at 11.30am NZT on BBC Two. A live stream of the programme can be viewed from the Newsnight Homepage .
"Rod Carr's appointment as acting Governor of the Reserve Bank, for up to six months or until a permanent appointment is made, is good news for monetary policy stability," says National's Finance Spokesman David Carter.
My normal policy is to neither confirm nor deny what the Serious Fraud Office may or may not be investigating.
Today’s questions concerned: New Jobs – Jim Vs Laila – (Defence Corruption Report Availability) – International Student Welfare – Queensland Media Tarts – Employment Growth – Cancer Treatment Shortages – ACC – Boy Racers - US Farm Bill – PM’s Views ...
Uncertainty over global fuel supply has forced BP to increase its petrol and diesel prices by four cents a litre from midnight tonight (Monday, 13 May) at its company-owned service stations.
Defence Minister Mark Burton said today that he fully supports the Chief of Defence Force and the actions he has taken to ensure that the misguided views of a few individuals do not harm the professional reputation of the New Zealand Defence Force.
Part Three showed us how America got into the oil business with Saudi Arabia. Edwin Pauley was a spy within the White House, acting as a funnel for campaign funds going to FDR, while at the same time gathering and transmitting information about oil policy ...
Hugh Fletcher, one of New Zealand’s leading industrialists, has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Reserve Bank for a term of five years.
Serious Fraud Office director David Bradshaw will need to explain his actions if he expects the National Party to have confidence in his independence and professionalism, says Nationals deputy leader Roger Sowry.
Auckland, Monday 13 May: Much of the market place is now free of genetic engineering, because some of the largest food companies in New Zealand have taken steps to remove GE from their products.
The finalised Tertiary Education Strategy, released today, will ensure that excellence is fostered in the tertiary education sector and it responds more effectively to New Zealand’s economic growth and social development, says Associate Education (Tertiary ...
A rural commodity boom for the past three years has given the Labour government strong tax revenue. Dr Cullen is now following an old PR formula - lower expectations with talk of a boring Budget, while spraying the electorate with money. Double the effect ...
New Zealand First wants to know what planet the Green Party is on when all their fisheries policy, announced by Jeanette Fitzsimmons at the annual seafood industry conference, seems to do is call for a 200-fold increase in areas that would face ...
The fishing industry has to clean up its act and fast, co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said as she launched the Green Party Policy on the Sea at the annual seafood industry conference today.
"It really angers me to hear the Child Poverty Action Group once again calling for the government to do more for children living in poverty," says Lindsay Mitchell, Petitioner for a Parliamentary Review of the DPB. " The CPAG have ...
We have distributed 100 copies of the recently banned film Baise-Moi in central Wellington. The time of distribution and drop off points have been chosen in order to minimise the potential for children to aquire these CDs.
UMUDA ISLAND, PNG (Pasifik Nius): Greenpeace today stopped the export of illegally and destructively logged timber from the Kiunga Aiambak logging project to China by preventing the loading of logs at Umuda Island, reports a Greenpeace statement.
The Attorney-General Hon Margaret Wilson today announced the appointment of the Rt Hon Thomas Munro Gault DCNZM as President of the Court of Appeal.