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Upton-on-line explores a remarkable speech by Bill English on treatyology. Upton-on-line does not involve itself in partisan wrangles. But this speech – researched by Bernard Cadogan – is so exceptionally interesting that he can safely recommend it to readers ...
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 ...
“The decision by Richard Prebble, who never polls over 1% in the preferred Prime Minister polls, to not contest this year’s election is the most positive step that could have been taken by that party,” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said ...
A report released today indicates that the marginal cost of electricity generation is about 5 cents a standard unit.
When it comes to humiliating yourself on television, noone does it better than the British.
Fears that used car importers would be forced out of business by new frontal impact rules have proved to be completely groundless, based on a near-record 11,929 used cars imported in April, the first month that the new standard came into operation.
In the Bay of Lorient (Brittany, France), AREVA, financial holding made of the whole nuclear industry, except waste management, is continuing its greenwashing operation through the sponsoring of the Défi Français (the “French Beat”, which is the French ...
Judith Tizard has praised her parliamentary colleagues for their high level of local music knowledge, as revealed in the results of her annual New Zealand Music Quiz today.
In response to the seemingly never-ending pollution spilling from Mr Lane's mouth, may I offer the following to his latest SCOOP excretions.
Wellington Central MP Marian Hobbs says she understands ACT Leader Richard Prebble's decision not to stand in the electorate at this year's General Election.
1. H V ROSS ROBERTSON to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on the state of the New Zealand economy?
ACT Leader Richard Prebble announced today he had decided not to stand for Wellington Central but to campaign for the party list vote.
Today’s questions concerned: Economy – Crown Law Opinion Mystery – Youth Unemployment – Millennium People Gagging – Skills – MTS And Horomia - Maori Authority Taxation – ACC – Mental Health – PPTA Settlement Costs – East Timor Deployment – Progressive ...
The decision to abolish the right of appeal to the Privy Council and replacing this with a new 'Supreme Court' is unjustified and disturbing. The Privy Council protects us from political 'stacking' of our courts. Political considerations mean it is not ...
National’s qualifications policy, released last week, will make a significant dent in the level of student debt facing students, says Young Nationals Chair Grant Tyrrell.
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In light of the debate regarding the Becks Incredible Film Festival and the movies Baise Moi, Visitor Q, and Bully, Libertarianz Spokesman on Free Speech Scott Wilson today announced the Libertarianz policy on censorship: in short, no Censorship.
International Paper (IP) has selected Oxygen Business Solutions to implement SAP enterprise software throughout four beverage packing businesses located in China, Korea, Taiwan and Japan, and in the IP Asia Head Office in Hong Kong.
Short term 'hot' money arriving to take advantage of our unnecessarily high interest rates is the only explanation why the New Zealand dollar is rising so rapidly.
New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters wishes to ask some questions that others should be asking about the cheque that never arrived.
The Society for the Promotion of Community Standards Inc. applied to the Film and Literature Board of Review on May 7, 2002, for an interim restriction order to be imposed on the R18 film “Bully” which was screening as part of the Beck’s Incredible ...
The following useful set of precis and links highlights publications which shed useful light on questions raised by recent revelations that the White House was warned in August last year about Al Qaeda hijacking plans.
Cosiness between Labour politicians and teacher union leaders is distressing for parents, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today.
"According to newly released 2001 Census figures from Statistics New Zealand, the unemployment rate on Census night was 8.4%" says Lindsay Mitchell, Libertarianz spokesman for the deregulation of welfare.
Today’s questions concerned: Crown Law Paintergate Opinion – Workforce Skills – Maori Television Service (MTS) – Time Limited Benefits – SSC Report On MTS – Racism And Drug Prosecutions – Teacher Pay Negotiations – Mental Health Blueprint Report ...
ACT New Zealand President Catherine Judd said today the party was in full campaign mode and ready for an election in late July.
Richard Prebble’s decision not to stand for Wellington Central shows that ACT will run a new style of campaign focusing exclusively on the list vote, according to the Wellington President of ACTivists, Lucas Nagorcka.
Alliance MP Liz Gordon today announced that she had decided to stand again for the Alliance at the year's general election. An abridged version of her speech in Parliament's general debate follows.
Alliance Leader Laila Harré has welcomed Liz Gordon's announcement that she will stand for Parliament again this year.
New Zealand business has been consulted extensively and continues to be consulted on climate change policy, says the Convenor of the Ministerial Group on Climate Change, Pete Hodgson.