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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 ...
MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.
George Bush Cartoon by John Chuckman
A little-known fact unites Democratic frontrunner John Kerry and President Bush: they are both members of Yale's secret society Skull and Bones. We speak with the author of "Secrets of the Tomb: Skull and Bones, the Ivy League, and the Hidden Paths ...
First to Solve Green House Gases from Combustion of Fossil Fuels; Global Economic Impact Projected
The Good Bastards group wants Waitangi Day to change its name to New Zealand Day.
David Slack - Fancy running an online business? Like to become an electronic Arkwright? Very good idea. You can go to the gym while everyone's at work, you can walk down to the beach when your brain slows down, and you can visit the Letterman site any ...
TVNZ's High Court action to overturn a Broadcasting Standards Association ruling comes "dangerously close to outright corporate bullying and is a real threat to the right of citizens and small interest groups to make legitimate complaints", ...
The Environmental Defence Society says that the announcement by the Minister of Energy today that the government intends to enter into greenhouse negotiations with Carter Holt Harvey and New Zealand Aluminium Smelters Limited is "to be expected."
Left-Right Coalition Resists President Bush's Call to Renew USA Patriot Act - Interview with Charlie Mitchell, legislative counsel with the American Civil Liberties Union, conducted by Scott Harris
In this edition: Is Turia Chicken? - Things Are Not Quite What They Seem- Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq - Your $64 Billion Question - What were they thinking?
The Bush administration recently made it known that a major offensive against al Qaeda would be launched in Afghanistan and Pakistan during the spring. It was even hinted that Osama bin Laden might be caught this year.
To no-one's surprise, NZ IDOL has made its debut with killer ratings results. More than 1.1 million viewers over five tuned in at some time during Sunday's launch hour, with an average of 885,600 people spread across the timeslot. 31% of TV2's target ...
The most recent update to the timeline was made on January 30, 2004. On the same date, a fascinating video dealing with an important unheeded warning of the 9/11 attacks was also posted.
Remember the Act Party's holiday horror story about how much more tax money those freeloading Maori receive than they pay? In this week's issue of The Listener Brian Easton forgoes a trip to the beach to stay home and check the Act parliamentary research ...
The first indications that avian flu in Asian countries may have transferred via human-to-human contact is a wake-up call to regulators that transgenic experiments could open similar avenues for disease in New Zealand.
Auckland, Tuesday, February, 2004; 3.00pm - Three Greenpeace activists have been arrested after police cut through chains that were blockading the entrances of Auckland based timber company The LumberBank.
United Future leader Peter Dunne today re-issued his consistent call for New Zealand to celebrate its nationhood in an inclusive, rather than divisive, way.
QUESTION: Thank you, again. I ll start by asking you -- the terrible bombings in Kurdistan yesterday. It seems like every day there is something. Do you still feel confident that the military invasion was the right thing to do?
Bill English makes an interesting point when he says that Labour's 'revamp of the school network review has left thousands of parents angry,' but when he notes parents' 'sullen acceptance' of these closures he says more about the electorate than he does ...
Over the Christmas holidays I managed to find two US soldiers who were back from Iraq. They were both somewhat willing to be interviewed and describe their time in Iraq in their own words.
The Coalition for Gun Control (CGC) is renewing its quest for tighter gun laws in New Zealand.
While global warming is being officially ignored by the political arm of the Bush administration, and Al Gore's recent conference on the topic during one of the coldest days of recent years provided joke fodder for conservative talk show hosts, the citizens ...
As the international world order, based on the nation-state, continues its slow-motion collapse, much more than another historical transition to another world order is at stake. The ancient organizing principle of coercive power, and even archaic human ...
The Waipara Hills Wine Estate Ltd issue of $1.3 million of convertible preference shares has closed fully subscribed.
Rt Hon Winston Peters has described the sacking of Georgina te Heuheu as a return to the politics of 1949 when Maori were not selected for the All Blacks for political reasons.
ACT Leader Richard Prebble said that it was refreshing that National has now got a strong leader.
4 February 2003, Auckland -- Cupid is preparing to stage one of the biggest matchmaking events in New Zealand: a mass speed dating party to help singles find a date for Valentine's Day.
New Zealand Post announced today that the price of the standard domestic postage stamp will rise by 5 cents to 45 cents from April 5.
National Party Leader Don Brash today announced the appointment of a new staffer in a minor reshuffle of his backroom team. Bryan Sinclair has been appointed Special Advisor/Projects to concentrate on Auckland and regional projects.