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Acclaimed New Zealand landscape photographer Andris Apse has achieved the ultimate exhibition space - on the side of an Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400.
Researchers have discovered a new test for a cancer gene, which may soon form an essential part of diagnosis and change methods of treatment.Following studies on children with leukaemia, it is now... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5323
Annan welcomes latest US plan but says time not yet ripe for UN return to Iraq
1. Dr DON BRASH to the Minister of Finance: What initiatives does he intend to take to improve relations with the business community, in light of yesterday's New Zealand Herald poll which ranked both him and Labour fifth in understanding the needs of ...
Breaking!I guess something had to give at TVNZ - and it's the not-so-quiet American, Marty Behrens. Behrens has just announced his resignation as head of business development on account of "differences of opinion and approach" with the CEO, Ian Fraser. ...
The United Nations refugee agency today grounded road missions throughout Afghanistan, suspended activities in the eastern province of Ghazni and launched a review of its operations after the weekend murder of a staff member.
I have been asked to talk to about the changing role of government, and I thought I would start this address by outlining three propositions.
Amnesty International is concerned by a persisting pattern of ill-treatment of Albanians suspected of being undocumented immigrants by Greek police officers and soldiers.
Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.
Cartoon by John Chuckman….
Speech to the Annual General Meeting of the Northern Division of the Presbyterian Support Services, Whangarei
George Abou Fayçal, Guide Priest, Raelian in charge for Lebanon, and his assistant, Marwan Hindawi, were arrested and imprisoned under the pretext of having had a contact with an Israeli soldier during a meeting between Raelians in Jordan, last month.
The National Party is tomorrow launching a Candidate College, designed to identify and prepare potential National Party MPs.
Top 10 items on Don Brash's to do list
Work and Income has an unequivocal policy not to list or refer job seekers to positions in the sex industry, Social Development and Employment Minister Steve Maharey said today.
Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff today warmly welcomed the European Commission's announcement that it will open a delegation office in Wellington.
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The body that regulates what goes into New Zealander's food can be commandeered by the Australian Federal Health Minister, while New Zealand's input into this process is limited to 'consultation', according to documents obtained by Green MP Sue Kedgley.
The United Nations has always indicated that it's prepared to play its role in Iraq. But Secretary-general Kofi Annan says the security situation has to be appropriate. Annan told reporters Monday that if the situation improves the UN is ready to go ...
United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today welcomed the voluntary repatriation of more than 100 high-level members of the rebel Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda (FDLR) and called on other armed Rwandans in the Democratic Republic of the ...
Overwhelmed by one crisis after another, one scandal after another, one politician's lies after another, I turn to the franchised book empire that tells it like it is, in plain English, so that even confused citizens like myself can understand current ...
I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail.
Amnesty International has today (14 November 2003) written to the US Attorney General urging a full investigation into the treatment of Maher Arar. The Canadian citizen was deported last year from the USA to Syria where he was allegedly tortured and ...
Celebrities are amongst concerned New Zealanders who will publicly 'imprison" themselves to highlight disquiet at Ahmed Zaoui's 11 months of detention without charge or trial.
In a nation where a police state atmosphere is permitted, the fascists will rise to the top. This may sound like a crazy, radical statement, but it is going on in America right now with the current Ashcroft led Justice Department.
Human Rights Commission Te Kähui Tika Tangata On the Bright Side November/Whiringa-ä-rangi 2003
National Party Deputy Leader Dr Nick Smith today announced he had tendered his resignation to National Party Leader Dr Don Brash this afternoon.
Cartoon by John Chuckman….
Ilam MP Gerry Brownlee has been voted unopposed into the job of Deputy Leader at a National Party Caucus meeting today.
The wires were buzzing last week over a memo leaked to Sean Hannity at the Fox News Network. The memo came from the offices of Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller, who is serving as the ranking minority member on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.