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The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense
Minister for Economic Development Jim Anderton congratulated the Canterbury Development Corporation (CDC) today for their successful bid to bring Apple Computer's Ultralab to Christchurch.
In the past I have argued that tactical voting was the norm under the former FPP voting system, and is the exception under the present MMP system.
The following are the demographic tables from the May 2002 UMR Insight Political Poll. This information, not often made available to the public, is the bread and butter of political strategists.
And oh, how they talk. Blow jobs, funky spunk, vibrators, spanking, bad breath, faking orgasms, rimming, and men who want to date their mothers - you name it, Carrie and the girls have tried, dissected and dissed it.
English Prime Minister Tory Blair’s current tour of the Middle East, his second in an attempt to maintain support for the War on Terrorism coalition, received a literally crippling setback when his right hand was cut off for stealing a chicken from a market ...
The general election and the "hidden agenda' make it most important that we give certain warnings to aspiring leaders. To this effect, I wish to make it known that the next Government must not proceed with the purchase of the LAV 3 personnel ...
Beijing/London – A Greenpeace report reviewing Chinese experience of genetically engineered (GE) Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) cotton shows adverse environmental impacts after just five years of commercial growing, concluding that the variety will be ...
Hon Sandra Lee 13 June 2002 Alliance Leader's Adjournment Debate speech-13 June 2002 Mr Speaker. On behalf of the Alliance I too would like to acknowledge all of those people who are departing this Parliament today, and acknowledge the work and contribution ...
'Behind the Seen' Emma Febvre-Richards 8 June - 14 July 2002 360 Programme at the Michael Hirschfeld Gallery
Thought you might be interested to read a little gem of history, below, which came across an email list I'm on. These are not my words:
“The Kiwi dollar rose against most currencies, so goes the almost daily market report. And each time it does our future prospects fall,” New Zealand First Leader, Winston Peters said.
Lest you think that my comment about the New York Stock Exchange is too strong, let's look at one event that occurred before our "war on drugs" went into high gear through Plan Colombia, banging heads over narco dollar market share in Latin America.
I’m fed up to the back teeth with welfare dependency. It’s an alien term imported, like so much other socio-economic junk, from the far right of the USA.
The ACT Party is to campaign globally. ACT is sending MPs to campaign in Australia, Hong Kong and the United Kingdom, leader Richard Prebble said today.
It's unbelievable how some people think it is their right to have their life funded by others in return for nothing, apart from irresponsibility!
“Parliament rose today, months before it should have, to end a session which has been remarkable both for the spin placed on the work of the Government and the lack of innovative policy-making,” New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said today.
Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons will visit the Mystery Creek Agriculture Fair on Friday morning to explain the party's position on genetic engineering to farmers.
A highly reliable confidential client source who wishes to remain anonymous has promised to send me an FBI copy of a high-level Al Qaida report dating back to the embassy bombings in Africa several years ago. The email report was captured in Africa from ...
General Election - www.policy.net.nz: A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy
Statement from Nga Taitamariki ki o Nga Puhi Currently occupying the Head Office, Dept of Corrections, Mayfair House, 44 - 52 The Terrace, Wellington.
13 June 2002 Education Minister Trevor Mallard said he is disappointed that the PPTA will not be seeking to roll-over the current arrangements as offered by the Government.
It is immoral for the Labour Government to launch its empty `Agenda for Children' while our country fails to meet our most basic United Nations obligations to children, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata.
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 ...
Green Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley will today present a petition to parliament containing 30,000 signatures opposing the Government's plans to regulate dietary supplements under a new trans-Tasman agency.
With the election date announced the political parties will likely be holding out their begging bowls to corporate New Zealand to help fund their election campaigns. But global business has recently been told to either clean up their act or everybody ...
Grant Gillon MP is stunned that the perk-busting anti-business ACT party is sending its MPs overseas during the election campaign.
Minister for Social Development, Mr Maharey, promised today, at the launch of the Agenda for Children , to end child poverty. "In a feel-good speech full of meaningless bureaucratic terminology like 'focussing on improving central government structures ...
ACT Youth Affairs Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman says `New Zealand's Agenda for Children' released today is another shallow, pointless gesture from a Social Services Minister who specialises in shallow, pointless gestures.
The Alliance is promoting automatic pay adjustments for state servants, including teachers, as part of a package aimed at stopping future disputes like the one that has crippled the secondary sector.