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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers stars (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving ...
EDITOR’S NOTE: The following report has been circulating heavily on “Gold Bug” web sites in recent days. The Royal Bank of Canada has recently denied that it is the official bank view of the market, and that it was prepared purely for internal use. ...
The Evening Post is not losing money and jobs are being lost unnecessarily, Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton says.
Helen Clark’s official election campaign site has an imitator. And in this case it could probably not be said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
Paris: France is in an uproar today after the revelation that Le Nausea-2b, the world’s first truly independent artificially intelligent computer, has acquired a taste for US sitcoms and playstation, with indignant editorials from France’s leading newspapers ...
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Rupert Murdoch newspaper chain in New Zealand is closing the country's last metropolitan evening newspaper in what is being described as a "merger" by the publishers and an "axing" in a Radio New Zealand report.
Staff at Wellington Newspapers are shocked and saddened by today’s announcement that the city’s evening newspaper, the Evening Post, is to close.
The official in charge of ferreting out information about the FBI for a joint congressional intelligence panel allegedly obstructed a Justice Department probe of the bureau two years ago.
The Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright signed the writ today and handed it over to the Chief Electoral Officer David Henry in the Council Room at Government House. Those not on the roll will have to cast a special vote.
In the period of national mourning following the September 11 attacks, public suggestion of U.S. government negligence or complicity in the attacks would have been an apostasy to most Americans. The blind trust and faith in the American “leadership” was such ...
White House Assigns Itself the Power to Determine Who is a Terrorist, While Denying an American Defendant Due Process and Access to Attorney - Interview with Theresa Younger, executive director of the Connecticut Civil Liberties Union
"Today's release of the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) shows the real reason why Helen Clark decided to call a snap election," says National's Finance spokesman David Carter.
June 21 — Millions saw the horrific images of the World Trade Center attacks, and those who saw them won't forget them. But a New Jersey homemaker saw something that morning that prompted an investigation into five young Israelis and their possible ...
The Rodeo Fire (easternmost cluster of red dots) in east-central Arizona is burning within the Fort Apache Indian Reservation about 100 miles east-northeast of Phoenix (seen southwest of the fire as a large area of grayish pixels surrounded by scattered ...
24 June 2002 A set of guidelines for managing teenagers’ after-ball parties is to be launched shortly, in time for the secondary school ‘ball season’, Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia said today.
Is this new policy of physically dividing Jew from Arab simply a statement by the Israeli government that it cannot prevent Palestinian suicide attacks despite its powerful military? In other words, is this wall a symbol of failure?
Imagine, way up in the sky, a balcony that resembles a viewing platform where you and others stand looking down on Earth. You are but a spirit. From the balcony you can see the marvelous and wondrous things on Earth....
After a 14 year hiatus, all systems are now go for the resumption of international trade in whale products. The trade will start with an export from Norway to Iceland.
Readers of the Wellington region will mourn the loss of the Evening Post, National Deputy Leader Roger Sowry said today.
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Independent Newspapers Limited today announced a proposal to merge the two Wellington daily newspapers, The Dominion and The Evening Post, into a new morning newspaper, The Dominion Post.
The Government's plans to slash health services across the country have been confirmed in the Pre-election Economic and Fiscal Update (PREFU) released today, says National Leader Bill English.
Prime Minister Helen Clark has today advised Christchurch lawyer Grant Cameron that she does not intend to get involved in a re-examination of issues around the Cave Creek tragedy.
Tuesday 25 June, Auckland. Despite GE foods having been approved and released into our food chain without any long term testing, Life Sciences Network is claiming that ‘Approved use of GM is safe’.
CONTENTS - Minister's introduction - Mid term staggered board of trustee election - More focus on school trustee training - Innovations funding - New school in Hamilton - Tertiary education commissioners appointed - Strategy heralds new era for tertiary ...
24 June 2002 Wellington Central MP Marian Hobbs has expressed her regret that the capital is to lose its evening newspaper.
"An incoming National Government will undertake a major revamp of current economic and regional development services," says National's Economic and Regional Development spokesman Tony Ryall.
The Electoral Commission today announced it had registered Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition party and approved its party logo.
“I hear Rob Muldoon laughing”is how Libertarianz Spokesman on the Deregulation of Commerce Scott Wilson described National’s Economic and Regional Development policy today.
The union that represents steel workers is welcoming the Government’s commitment to action on steel dumping.