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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.
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 ...
National Party Leader Don Brash says the free trade deal announced today between Australia and the United States is a tragedy for New Zealand.
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 ...
The Green Party is calling on the Labour government to abandon any hope of negotiating a so-called free trade deal with the United States, as details begin to emerge about the Australia-US free trade agreement signed today.
Clearly, things got emotional at Waitangi this year, but we'd do well to remember that we have seen far more dramatic events in Waitangi Day's brief history as a national celebration. In 1984, the last commemoration before Treaty claims were seriously ...
Telecom will launch a new range of residential Xtra JetStream plans next month, including a flat-rate broadband plan.
Don Brash's comments on the Treaty of Waitangi and on Maori portray the blindness of a colonialist mentality and simply demonstrate his ignorance of the fundamentals of the Treaty of Waitangi, United Future's Maori issues spokesman, Murray Smith, ...
As i trooped on down to the House on the last sitting day of 2003 to watch you all in action, i realised how privileged we, as members of the public are to be able to observe the legislative process within the House of Representatives, and how privileged ...
"The only people celebrating the US Australia free trade agreement are Australia's ideological zealots who were prepared to sell out their country and the US companies that plan to plunder them', said Dr Jane Kelsey on behalf of ARENA (the Action, Research ...
The National Party is so disturbed about Government deception on the seabed and foreshore issue that it is undertaking a nationwide newspaper advertising campaign on Tuesday, the opening day of Parliament, to highlight this.
“Waitangi Day is not just a holiday, it is a day of honesty and clarity about where we stand in Aotearoa, New Zealand.” – Teanau
Donors meeting at the United Nations in New York today pledged $520 million to help Liberia to meet a host of reconstruction and humanitarian needs, including disarming fighters, creating jobs, retooling the country's infrastructure and stopping the ...
There is an interesting article in the February 9, 2004 edition of Fortune Magazine - CLIMATE COLLAPSE - The Pentagon's Weather Nightmare - by David Stipp. The Pentagon is apparently taking "climate change" seriously even if the White House is not. The ...
Australia’s success to secure a free trade agreement with the United States creates a platform for New Zealand to strengthen its case for negotiating a similar arrangement without too much delay.
Politicians the world over seem to share, among other things, an amazing ability to live ''high on the hog'' and bury their snouts ''deep in the public trough'' without, apparently, the least concern or consideration for those footing the bill.
Reacting to the conclusion of a "free trade" agreement between the United States and Australia, Trade Liberalisation Network Executive Director, Suse Reynolds, said it confirmed the Network's worst fears for agriculture.
This agreement represents a landmark in improving Australia's trade relationship with the world's most dynamic and richest economy, a third of the world's GDP, and the world's largest merchandise and services exporter and importer.
Rt Hon Winston Peters today confirmed that he had received the resignation of Ross Meurant.
Trade Minister Mark Vaile today concluded an agreed text for the Australia-United States Free Trade Agreement with his US counterpart, Trade Representative Bob Zoellick.
On Tuesday parliament reopens with Labour under pressure. The TV pictures from Waitangi showed the state of the country’s race relations. Pressure is on Helen Clark to produce a Prime Ministerial statement that has an answer to the growing gap between Maori ...
Fast food giant McDonald's has been accused of making deceptive and misleading claims in their recent advertisement, promoting their "Farm Fresh" eggs.
Reaction to NZ Herald report of Don Brash's comments
Big brand companies and retailers in the fashion industry are driving down employment conditions for millions of women workers around the world, according to a new study by international agency Oxfam.
New JetStream packages announced today will put broadband within the reach of a whole lot more New Zealanders, Telecom Chief Executive Theresa Gattung said today.
The following interview was conducted with a US Army high level commander who has been back from Iraq less than two weeks. I was shocked that someone of his rank would be so open and willing to speak out, but he told me he has lost over 100 soldiers ...
Nga manuhiri tuarangi, nga rangatira ma, nga iwi o te motu, nga mihi mahana ki a koutou katoa.
Alain Juppé stars as a martyr in his very own political drama, more on the veil, and three books reviewed from the burgeoning academic industry in analysing health reforms.
Surging opium production in Afghanistan is contributing to instability and even terror campaigns in the war-ravaged country, the United Nations' most senior anti-drugs official said today on the eve of an international conference on the issue.
United Future leader Peter Dunne commented today "If the detail of the FTA between Canberra and Washington is as reported, then it demonstrates that the USA is still unwilling to make an honest commitment to the principles of free trade.