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Party Vote Labour up two to 53% National down 5 to 27% Greens up four to 9% NZ First steady 3% ACT down one to 4% Progressive Coalition 2% Alliance down 1 to 0.5%
It is no secret that I considered at the commencement of this Parliamentary term that this was likely to be my final term in the House.
Winter reached us here at Lake Ohau. We woke up this morning to 9 cm of fresh snow, and an outside air temperature of 0 degrees. Its since warmed up to 2C, and there is a bit of a thaw on with everything looking rather soggy. I expect it to freeze ...
Julz's World with Julie Symons Taxi Driver! Last night I caught a taxi home from the pub.
Editor Bev Conover discussed cowardly Ivory Tower leftists, or liberals afraid to get their hands dirty by thoroughly investigating September 11 irregularities, in her June 4, 2002 article for Online Journal "Has the Establishment Left become a ...
Let's not start at the very beginning. It's such a very good place to end. Herewith therefore, the reverse account of a trip from West to Midwest USA.
The top of the Green Party's list for coalition talks is getting rather crowded, ACT Transport Spokesman MP Penny Webster said today.
The high list placement accorded New Zealand's foremost environmental spokesman, Guy Salmon, is further confirmation of the National Party's leadership in environmental protection and sustainability. This today from Terry Dunleavy, national convenor ...
“National’s decision to put Don Brash high on its party list confirms that National wants high interest rates,” said Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton.
The Labour Party has signalled to the Greens that it wants a coalition (if the centre-left wins). Why? Labour's claim that it's going for an outright majority is bogus. No party has got over 50% since 1951.
The registration of the NZ South Island Party was cancelled at the request of the party while the Aotearoa/New Zealand Party lost its registration because the Commission was satisfied that its number of current financial members had fallen below 500.
"Jim Anderton needs to school up on his knowledge of basic economics and New Zealand's economic history," says National List Candidate Don Brash.
Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today released a poll commissioned by the Greens which shows the majority of New Zealanders support the Green position of keeping GE in the lab and out of the environment.
Jim Anderton paid tribute to Sandra Lee today and thanked her for almost a decade of support and commitment in parliament.
“The New Zealand voter is not going to buy into a return to the failed policies of 1984-1996,” the New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said while campaigning in Kawerau today.
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"Pure Food Coalition's emotive anti-GM advertisement in this mornings New Zealand Herald featuring a human head on a sheep is dishonest and an affront to the scientific process," says ACT Deputy Leader and Health Spokesman Ken Shirley.
Order Name Region Constituency 1 Hon Bill English Southern Clutha-Southland 2 Hon Roger Sowry Lower North Island Otaki 3 Hon Dr Nick Smith Canterbury/Westland Nelson 4 Hon David Carter Canterbury/Westland Banks Peninsula 5 Dr Don Brash Northern 6 ...
17 June 2002 Greenpeace activists on the Waste Resources Ltd incinerator stack in South Auckland, New Zealand. See also: http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00083.htm © 2001 Greenpeace / Moon AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
ACT New Zealand President Catherine Judd today congratulated Sir Roger Douglas on being awarded the Hayek medal, a rare and internationally prestigious honour named after the great Austrian economist, Friedrich August von Hayek.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ...so, July 27 for the general election. It's either an outrage, a blessed relief or of no particular account. Opposition parties, letters columns and talkback radio have been foaming, but vox pops seemed to indicate that the general ...
Aoraki Wayne Marriott – Constituency and List Candidate Wayne Marriott, 37, is a mediator for conflict resolution and negotiations, for the Ministry of Housing in Mid and South Canterbury, and North Otago. He has qualifications from several tertiary ...
Statistics used by ACT on crime are spectacularly dishonest and deliberately misleading, says Justice Minister Phil Goff.
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I am writing the CTU as a member of the Labour Party and former Chair of the Rimutaka Labour electorate committee.
June 17 Auckland: Greenpeace New Zealand initiated a global day of action against incineration by shutting down Waste Resources Limited’s Auckland waste incinerator in the early hours of this morning.
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton paid tribute to the work of retiring MPs Phillida Bunkle and Kevin Campbell.
Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo today declared the suspension of constitutional rights in the south of the country following widespread protests against the privatisation of two electricity companies. The following are two reports from Indymedia.org on ...
Education Minister Trevor Mallard today welcomed the announcement that the PPTA National Executive has decided to suspend rostering home action from tomorrow.
"This year's election is an old-fashioned National versus Labour contest," says National Party leader Bill English.
The Government's proposals to force GPs to join new primary health organisations will be funding the rich and disadvantage the poor, National Health Spokesperson Roger Sowry said today.