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The Society For Promotion of Community Standards Inc (SPCS) released a press statement on Sunday making various claims in relation to Libertarianz Party policy and criticising points I had made in a press release defending the right of New Zealanders to views ...
Michael Cullen’s first three budgets for the Fourth Labour Government have been something of an exercise in diminishing returns.
Images of Budget 2002 at Parliament today.
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.
Thursday 23 May 2002 Released 3.30 a.m. The Society for the Promotion of Community Standards (SPCS) wrote to the Australian Prime Minister, John Howard, on 17 April 2002 informing him of Justice Hammond’s decision in the Wellington High Court, dated ...
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.
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.
All the evidence points to government labs. Is this why the FBI has failed to solve the anthrax case?
In response to the seemingly never-ending pollution spilling from Mr Lane's mouth, may I offer the following to his latest SCOOP excretions.
Something a little odd is happening in election year in New Zealand. There is an issue that is not supposed to be talked about. The astonishing thing is that the banned subject is not something radical and outrageous. It is about the way children ...
ACT leader Richard Prebble has poured scorn on the Greens' so-called walkout of Parliament today.
The Prime Minister's labelling of the Greens as "pathetic" is another example of her reliance on insults rather than rational debate, ACT Women's Affairs Spokesman MP Penny Webster said today.
Patrick Tyler of the New York Times is reporting from Washington: "In the first days after the attacks on Sept. 11, the Saudi Arabian ambasador to Washington, Prince Bandar ibn Sultan, supervised the urgent evacuation of 24 members of Osama bin Laden's ...
23 May 2002 Environment Minister Marian Hobbs has rejected Green Party claims of a widespread release of GE material next year and condemned these statements as a political stunt.
Labour created a rod for its own back by agreeing to a GM moratorium against the advice of the Royal Commission. It walked away from a science-based decision last year by imposing the moratorium and now it's surprised that the Greens want it extended, ...
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 ...
Today the National Party is at the lowest ebb it has ever been. It takes money from crooks, it takes money from people who are proven to be corrupt, and it has sought to defend that and has placed in its political wing certain operatives from those ...
United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Prime Minister is right to shun the Greens over their GE ultimatum.
It is irresponsible for the Green Party to threaten to bring down a Government if it can’t get its way, Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton says.
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 ...
Following the staged ‘walk-out’ of the Greens from Parliament last night, conveniently after they had used up all their speaking time, New Zealand First is more committed than ever to see that a dangerous irresponsible party like the Greens never get anywhere ...
Alliance Leader Laila Harré said today that the only beneficiaries of the non-negotiable stance being taken by both Labour and the Greens on GE will be right wing parties and those supporting the unrestrained development and release of GMOs.
Doesn’t sound quite as cool as “Interview with a Vampire” does it? However, unlike vampires, this interview definitely doesn’t suck. If you’ve ever wondered why Buddhist monks are bald or what Buddhist monk actually does, read on. By Mo Abbas.
“Parliament’s third reading of the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms (Genetically Modified Organisms) Amendment Bill has been remarkable for the petulance of Green MPs,” New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters said.
Authors won't be taken in by the last minute crumbs thrown to them today, says Belinda Vernon MP, National's Arts, Culture and Heritage spokesperson.
BUDGET DAY - Greens Dig Their Heels In Over GE - George Monbiot: FBI Hangs Up On Anthrax Inquiry - Peters Launches Attack Over Party Donations - Where Is Poverty On The Election Year Agenda?
Mr Speaker, I move that the Appropriations (2002/2003 Estimates) Bill be now read a second time.
Alliance leader Laila Harré has said that today’s budget is another step in the right direction and has signalled key areas where the Alliance would go further.
- In the coming year, 2002-03, the operating surplus is projected to be $2.28 billion