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We have had an outstanding reaction to our "Mother Of All Photo Opportunities" photo caption competition. A big thank you to all the readers who entered. Your wit and insight can be viewed below. To those whose entries are missing, remember this ...
New Zealand evidence shows that population based cervical screening is beneficial for the people it is targeted at, National Cervical Screening Programme (NCSP) clinical leader Dr Hazel Lewis said today.
So, according to the Dominion Post and One News Helen Clark has told Britain and America they might live to regret unleashing the "law of the jungle" through their war in Iraq. But, oddly enough, she didn't. She didn't even tell the Guardian ...
U.S. President George Bush will tonight mark what is being billed as the end of the War in Iraq with a speech delivered aboard an aircraft carrier.
The Bush administration's refusal to allow UN inspectors to join the hunt for weapons of mass destruction in U.S.-occupied Iraq has elicited high interest in foreign news media.
A joint New Zealand and Australian oceanographic expedition has found eight hydrothermally active submarine volcanoes and five seafloor vent fields south of Tonga.
Below are a series of links to recent articles concerning the latest legal developments in the War on Terror on the U.S. home-front.
Another day another inexplicable event on the world wide weirdness. This time we have the odd case of the prescient registration of an Internet Domain Name.
In late August 2002, I listened with trepidation to President Bush's burgeoning false allegations about Iraq's nuclear military capability.
During this lull in the fighting between the 2002 election cycle Iraq conflict and the soon-to-come 2004 election cycle conflict, it's a good time to (anonymously) sit in a library or bookstore and browse "The Turner Diaries" and Gore Vidal's "Perpetual ...
There's one reason among many perhaps why Rodney Hide (the ACT MP) and Katherine Rich (from National) don't have a job with Mana, and are unlikely to land one. It's to do with getting things right.
The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.
By managing it’s hosts desire, a tapeworm manipulates its host to set aside self-interest and please its parasite. And so the tapeworm proceeds to consume its host’s energy and health, with the host doing most of the work.
The Maori seats must be retained because they remain an important safeguard against the tyranny of the majority, Associate Maori Affairs Minister and MP for Tamaki Makaurau, John Tamihere said.
ACT leader Richard Prebble strongly criticised Helen Clark's attacks on Britain and the United States during her visit to London as reported in The Guardian newspaper.
If you ever had a pet hamster when you were young, you know what I mean about hearing its regular scrambling and spinning on the exercise wheel. The squeak-squeak sound becomes an amusing background noise of everyday life.
Hi--this is the call to action that came out of discussions in the ISM after Rachel Corrie's murder by bulldozer and the shootings of Brian and Tom. We're hoping ISM groups and supporters will plan actions in many different countries that can support ...
Labour’s solution is to bring huge pressure to get those who hold Maui Gas contracts to sell. Maui Gas “take or pay” contracts supply gas at a price that’s about half the world price. Pressure is going on to the owners of the methanex plant that converts ...
2004 Presidential Election - I surrender. You just looked too, too good, Mr Prez, in your flying suit. Where do I get a job as the presidential strap-tightener? And when's the AWOL George action figure coming out, so I can put it with my GI Joe?
Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf, the former Information Minister of Iraq delivered mega doses of comic relief offsetting a war filled with images of bedlam and mayhem. Perhaps, not quite as astute as the archetypal medieval jester, this Iraqi official did remarkable ...
Saturday 3 May 2003 was International Press Freedom Day, and newspapers all over the world are reprinting this charter. Its provisions were approved by journalists from 34 countries at a world conference on press censorship held in London in January ...
Iraqi children still face grave threats to their survival, health and general well-being, despite the end of the war and the rapid process of change underway in the country, UNICEF warned today.
Revelations of the "secret" ingredients of painted apple moth insecticide Foray 48B have brought a new call from Green MP Sue Kedgley for an urgent Government-funded independent inquiry into the health effects of the spray.
The New Zealand Food Safety Authority has prepared a list of dietary supplements manufactured by Pan Pharmaceuticals that have been sold in New Zealand based on information provided to NZFSA by New Zealand suppliers.
I write in response to the Dominion Post editorial of Friday, May 2, more in sorrow than in anger at the cynicism targeted at the United Future-driven Families Commission. To dismiss it as some sort of MMP compromise is to simply miss the point.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has accused Bill English of political plagiarism and doing policy somersaults with his call today to abolish the Maori seats in Parliament.
What is the proposed Vehicle Emissions Policy? The government is looking at a number of short-term and long-term options to bring New Zealand’s vehicle emissions down; the health impacts of vehicle emissions are too high. These options focus on improving ...
Despite the U.S. having secured military control in Iraq, the Bush administration has not yet uncovered Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction.
The annual New Zealand Music Awards has had its share of bum notes over the years. Deep down it was your Dad's awards ceremony and it was usually at its most awkward when they tried to package it for television...
ACC claimants are calling for the insurance ombudsman to have increased powers and some control over ACC practices following further revelations over the weekend that America's largest disability insurance company, UnumProvident, has been fined $1 ...