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The National Party's Management Board today confirmed the appointment of a three-person Panel to review the Party's performance in the recent General Election. The members of the Panel are Denese Henare, an Auckland Barrister, Auckland businessman Steven ...
In an article entitled “Perverts and censors have a great deal in common”, Barbara Sumner-Burstyn expresses her disgust at the banning of the French sex-violence film “Baise-Moi”...
A surprise move by the Waikato Students Union (WSU) Executive has shocked both staff and students. The WSU executive have re-appointed themselves as the Board of Directors for Nexus Publications Limited, despite conflicts of interest. The first action of ...
Between the Lines Q&A A weekly column featuring progressive viewpoints on national and international issues under-reported in mainstream media for release Aug. 5, 2002
The rich are not getting richer. The rich are stealing. And the people doing the stealing for them have names and addresses.
"The purpose of morality," said Ayn Rand, "is to teach you, not to suffer & die, but to enjoy yourself & live."
Ken Shirley, acting Leader of ACT New Zealand, today told Jonathan Hunt that allowing Ngai Tamanuhiri protesters to camp within Parliament grounds had undermined Mr Hunt's authority and created a dangerous precedent.
Michael Cullen incited future law-breaking by agreeing to meet Tu Wylie's taua today, ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said.
This is so much fun! Watching those harebrained idiots try to figure out what to do with me makes me smile. They couldn't get me under the last Bush who tried, and it's not going to be any easier this time.
Good morning, and welcome to the first symposium of this kind in New Zealand. It’s great to be here with so many of the people who have made a big impression on me during my time as Minister of Youth Affairs, and a big supporter of SPINZ.
Accusations levelled at farmers with skinny dogs are akin to believing that marathon runners are half-starved, ACT Agriculture Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today.
Employment Minister Steve Maharey is refusing to provide information that would show if the scheme that gives the dole to artists while they concentrate on their art has become a welfare trap, ACT Social Services and Employment Spokesman Dr Muriel ...
Kiwi habitat near Wanganui is set to be rolled, crushed and burned for pastoral farming in the next few weeks, says Forest and Bird.
No system of human justice is perfect, but we must all be concerned when the NZ Law Commission has received an unprecedented number of submissions who see the court system as expensive, slow, traumatising and exclusive when a devotion to justice ...
Unfortunately our crossing of fingers didn't make the large low approaching the North Island dissappear and nobody is doing any skiing today.
The PSA has today lodged a Compliance Order with the Employment Relations Authority in a bid to require Radio New Zealand to comply with the consultative provisions of the Collective Agreement in place between the two organisations, PSA national ...
The Navy can now provide medical assessments to sailors preparing for duty at home and overseas more quickly and efficiently with the help of an integrated clinical software system from Intrahealth.
The Wellington Film Festival has had another successful year attracting wide audiences from the Wellington region. 64,500 attendances have been recorded over the 17 days of the Film Festival, making an advance on last year.
At a time when the US is concerned with forcing a change of leadership in Iraq and trying to find a solution to the Middle East conflict, its volatile relationship with China has once again come under the spotlight. Already this week, tension has ...
Howard's End: All Is Not Right In NZ Courts - Perigo: Rex Law Is A Hero, Not A Criminal - My Last Bush: Saddam’s Dramatic Monologue - David Miller: Meanwhile, On The China Front - Court Rules Against Areva In Greenpeace Case
Formica is pushing the boundaries of laminate applications with the launch of exciting new laminates products and colours, plus new artworks in collaboration with Unitec School of Design students.
Tian Chua - Malaysia: One of six government critics held without charge or trial since April 2001 under the Malaysian Internal Security Act - a draconian law often used to stifle legitimate dissent.
Libertarianz health deregulation spokesman Dr Richard McGrath today challenged supporters of the government's die-while-you-wait 'health' system to step up to the plate and defend Auckland Hospital's treatment of teenage patient Tony Chester, whose operation ...
…upton-on-line reflects on the consequences of the 2002 NZ General Election for the centre-right of politics. (Results table on last page)
New Zealander Alan Woodcock has been arrested on a provisional warrant in England by a member of the Extradition Squad of the Metropolitan Police based at New Scotland Yard.
Predators are the biggest threat to kiwis, not destruction of their habitat, say Federated Farmer's Wanganui President Rachel Stewart and Taranaki President Neville Haggenson.
this message is in two parts: 1) for those of you in Wellington; and 2) for those of you outside Wellington.
I’m not usually inspired to write about TV programs twice, and still less inclined to repeat rave reviews. As my Nana used to say, it’s only a short road from repeating yourself to eating cat food and running down to the bus stop with no clothes on.
Family Values ? Vote Mild Green.... There is nothing Christian in criminalizing our brothers and sisters, according to Christchurch's Mild Greens.
New Zealand’s next High Commissioner to the Republic of Kiribati will be John Goodman, Foreign Minister Phil Goff announced today.