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Big Day Outers in Auckland were left scratching their heads this afternoon as a light plane flew above Ericsson Stadium towing a straight talking banner that would cause any red blooded kiwi bloke to cringe.
From June 1996 to July 1997, General Clark served as Commander of the US Southern Command, where he was responsible for US military activities concerning Latin America, including the School of the Americas (SOA), now known as the Western Hemisphere Institute ...
It is imperative that the Haitian authorities show clearly to the Haitian and the international community that they will no longer tolerate human rights abuses, said Amnesty International in a letter addressed to the president, Jean Bertrand Aristide, ...
Real estate agents and potential property buyers are in danger of overestimating the ongoing strength of New Zealand’s housing market, according to Infometrics.
Cast in the Gary Cooper role in this western drama is the American citizen, all of whom just wish to live the simple life. Unfortunately and unforgivingly, that myth is a bust. Yet, we are all living in a time when frontier- justice rules the day.
Please note that in the next few weeks, injunctions lodged in various courts for many Iranians held in the BAXTER and PORT HEDLAND detention centres are due to expire.
National Party Defence spokesman Simon Power says the resourcing of our Air Force is being called into question again, with yet another high profile failure.
When Muldoon was still Prime Minister, I became a suit in an advertising agency. I would call it an accident, and I'd rate it as one of my more regrettable ones. I had a part-time job in a pub in Wellington and I was getting towards the end of ...
New Zealand First has called for Defence Minister Mark Burton to be sacked because of problems with the Army’s dysfunctional new $7.5 million LAVIII’s, which have serious maintenance problems.
So then, when we last checked in with our fearless leaders they were still wiping the slime from their paws after successfully putting the Valerie Plame ''situation'' back in the Pandora Box --- for now.
In a troubling sign that accounting problems have grown beyond corporate balance sheets, two of the main economic gauges used by Wall Street, banks, and in the calculation of Social Security payments have been found to contain serious problems.
News today that a Welsh coroner recorded the cause of death as cannabis poisoning in the tragic case of a 36-year-old man, serves as a reminder that dope should never be decriminalized until or unless independent scientific evidence emerges that the ...
Bush counters parade of bad news on Iraq with midday naps President said to sleep best when the shit hits the fan Satire from… freepressed.com
The morning after the 2000 election, Americans woke up to a disturbing realization: our electoral system was too flawed to say with certainty who had won. Three years later, things may actually be worse. If this year's presidential election is at all ...
ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and Energy Spokesman Ken Shirley today slammed the Labour Government for its incompetent handling of the energy sector.
Secret Pentagon Unit Churned Out Dubious 'Intelligence' to Justify Iraq War - Interview with journalist Robert Dreyfuss, conducted by Scott Harris
When President Bush signed the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2004 on November 24, 2003, the event received considerable attention in the news media.
In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...
Amnesty International today welcomed news from the Thai Foreign Ministry that prisoner of conscience Sok Yoeun will be released and permitted to rejoin his family in Finland.
SENTANI (RW/Pacific Media Watch): The death of Australian print, radio and film journalist Mark Worth has shocked Papuans and all those involved in the campaign to free West Papua from brutal repression by the Indonesian military.
President George W. Bush delivers his State of the Union Address to the nation and a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. "We have not come all this way – through tragedy, and trial, and war ...
The Green Party is calling on the Government to fully explain to the public the reasons behind recent power-price hikes of up to 15 per cent.
All New Zealanders will now have an enormous range of electronic resources at their fingertips, thanks to the innovative thinking of libraries around the country. In a move that is the first of its kind in New Zealand, public, education, research ...
24: New CEO for FRST
The government agency that funds most of New Zealand's research, science and technology has a new Chief Executive. He's Murray Bain who is currently Assistant Governor at the Reserve Bank.
Attached below is the Electricity Price Index for the past week (to Sunday 18) and the hydro summary to Sunday 18 January.
The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.
''Attacks by National's Roger Sowry on amendments to the Employment Relations Act are weak and meaningless,'' says Libertarianz Deputy Stephen Berry, after Sowry called for the government to extend the closing date for submissions on amendments to the ...
Truthfully, I was surprised by the poll results reported by James J. Zogby in his article, ''How Arab Americans will vote in 2004.''
Over 1.5 million people in India and 1.2 million people in Bangladesh have protested against the international trade system and are calling on world leaders and governments to make trade fair.
Online access to this year’s internally assessed NCEA results has been made available for the first time, Education Minister Trevor Mallard said today.