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1: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

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.

2: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

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 ...

3: Full Text Of Human Rights Record Of The US In 2003

China issued the Human Rights Record of the United States in 2003 Monday, March 1, in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2003 issued by the US on Feb. 25. The Human Rights Record is the fifth Chinese report in response to ...

4: Raelian Women March Topless Against 'Myth Of God'

Raelian Women Will Commemorate Women's Day By Marching With Their Breasts Exposed To Protest Against The Repressive Myth Of God

5: Cheaper Broadband Has Landed

Telecom Xtra today launches its new range of residential JetStream plans, aimed at allowing more New Zealanders to experience the benefits of broadband at much more affordable prices.

6: Bush and Arroyo: Big Brother, Little Sister

The similarities between George W Bush and Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and the electioneering underway in both countries are both surreal and striking.

7: Don Brash Responds To His Critics - Speech

DON BRASH RESPONDS TO HIS CRITICS An address to the Northern Club, Auckland, 4 March 2004

8: Cheney Covered-Up Pakistani Nuclear Proliferation

When news of Pakistan’s clandestine program involving its top nuclear scientist selling rogue nations, such as Iran and North Korea, blueprints for building an atomic bomb was uncovered last month, the world’s leaders waited, with baited breath, to see ...

9: Venezuela: Annan Vows UN Support To Stop Violence

Voicing dismay at the violence that has rocked Venezuela over the past week, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today pledged the world body's backing in achieving a peaceful resolution.

10: Vietnam and Laos Troops Attack Civilians & Rebels

Joint Military Offensive by Laos, Vietnam Directed Against Hmong People Results in Hundreds of Civilians and Rebels Killed, Wounded

11: Myanmar: UN Ends Reconciliation Trip

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan’s Special Envoy has concluded a visit this week to Myanmar, where he continued efforts to facilitate national reconciliation and democratization based on the participation of all parties ...

12: Waitangi Tribunal report “disappointing” - Cullen

Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen today described the Waitangi Tribunal report on foreshores and seabeds as "disappointing."

13: Prebble Speech: Where ACT Leads, Others Follow

Hon Richard Prebble's Speech to ACT's Tenth Annual Conference Hotel Grand Chancellor, 161 Cashel Street, Christchurch 10:20 am, Sunday 7 March 2004

14: Sexual violence depiction causes audience collapse

Chief Censor Bill Hastings and his censors from the Office of Film and Literature Classification Office have granted so many general R18 classifications to films containing gratuitous sexual violence combined with explicit sex, that one wonders what’s next ...

15: A Chance To Meet Mary-Kate And Ashley In LA

The ZM radio network in association with the mary-kateandashley brand is searching for New Zealand's biggest Mary-Kate and Ashley fan! The winner and two companions will get to meet the most famous teenagers on the planet in their home city, Los ...

16: Maori Underclass Has Emerged

Monitoring of food banks nationally over a three year period has revealed the development and growth of a Maori underclass, according to a recent report of the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services.

17: Public Address 08/03/04 - Hits And Myths

Clearly, it is going to be a very long election campaign. Helen Clark has made her "bring it on" speech, Richard Prebble has outlined the case for Act, and Don Brash has sounded the horn of triumph...

18: Call for Clark to sack Tamihere

Prime Minister Helen Clark should sack Associate Maori Affairs Minister John Tamihere for breaching Cabinet collective responsibility, says National Deputy Leader Gerry Brownlee.

19: Swedish Giant to Secure Bid for NZ Technology Co.

Global security products group ASSA ABLOY has signed an agreement to acquire successful New Zealand technology-based company, Security Merchants, for an undisclosed sum, paving the way for the mainstream introduction of high technology security products.

20: Race-based bonuses must go

Work and Income should stop paying bonuses to staff based on the ethnicity of their clients, says National's social services spokesperson Katherine Rich.

21: Tribunal Report Adds To Confusion

Rt Hon Winston Peters says the Waitangi Tribunal report on the foreshore and seabed simply adds to the confusion and concern surrounding the issue.

22: St Molesworth: 10 Reasons PM Didn't Attend Oscars

Top 10 reasons why Helen Clark didn't make it to the Oscars

23: Reclaiming International Women's Day

"International Women's Day arose out of struggles by women factory workers and was first proclaimed as IWD by the Marxist Third International" said Anti-Capitalist Alliance spokeswoman Willa Bermingham.

24: robson-on-politics

Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh and the team did us all proud at the Oscars with a great promotional job putting New Zealand on the map with our own culture, separate from Australia. Good on them for mentioning New Zealand and Kiwis so many times and for ...

25: Further NZ Defence contribution to Afghanistan

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton today announced the deployment of additional New Zealand Defence Force personnel to Afghanistan and the Gulf region.

26: Israel Force Continues Destruction In Gaza

TULKAREM, Palestine -- The Israeli occupying forces (IOF) continued its ongoing military offensive against the Palestinian citizens, hours only after a massacre in Gaza Strip that left 14 Palestinians dead and 83 others wounded.

27: Catherine Judd Speech In Praise Of Individuals

Welcome, everyone, to our 10^th anniversary conference. I'm pleased to advise that, once again, reports of ACT's death have been grossly exaggerated.

28: Scoop Images: Benmore Dam Spilling

Photographer Norman Mackay writes: ''A couple of good photos of the Benmore Dam 'spilling'. Its not a common sight, and few New Zealanders are on hand when it happens. It was a beautiful day and the conditions for good photography were near perfect.''

29: Admiral Vishnu Bhagwat: The Intelligence Business

Had ‘Operation Iraqi Freedom’ not gone sour, had the oil begun to flow to expectations for the ‘oil majors’ and Afghanistan not in disarray and near anarchy, it is doubtful if the kind of uncomfortable and noisy debate that is reflected in the media, would ...

30: Protest on International Women's Day 2004

Protest on International Women's Day 2004! Why? Because women are on the front lines all around the world.


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