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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: Assassination of Sheik Yasin Opened Pandora's box

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) extra-judicially executed the founder and spiritual leader of the Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas Sheikh Ahmad Yasin while leaving a mosque after he performed his predawn prayers in Gaza City early Monday.

4: UQ Wire: Bush Flew For Airline Tied To Iran Contra

During the summer of 1974 George W Bush flew for a CIA-connected airline in Alaska later suspected by the Iran Contra Commission of being involved in CIA drug trafficking in support of the Contras, the MadCowMorningNews has learned.

5: Sharon Speaks On His Assassination of Sheikh Yasin

This morning, the State of Israel struck at the head of the Palestinian terrorist murderers. The essence of this man's ideology was one the murder and killing any Jews, and the destruction of the State of Israel. I presume you are all aware of ...

6: Sudan: World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding

Describing the situation in western Sudan's Darfur region as "one of the worst in the world," the United Nations' most senior humanitarian official in Sudan has called for greater attention to the plight of civilians in the area.

7: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 23 March 2004

1. Literacy—Children 2. Spring Hill Prison, Waikato—Iwi Consultation 3. Local Authorities—Alternative Funding 4. Foreshore and Seabed—Customary Title 5. Obesity—Students, Hawke's Bay 6. Nutrition—Reports 7. Security—Residency and Citizenship 8. Retail Industry—Skilled ...

8: Public Address 24/03/04 - What's On Telly?

So Helen Clark declined to appear on Holmes last night, and Don Brash wouldn't go on Havoc. I'm sure there's a gag in there somewhere. Clark, of course, was never going to allowed herself to be summonsed onto television - between elections Prime ...

9: Exxon Valdez Disaster- An Ongoing History Of Lies

Auckland 23rd March 2004: On the eve of the 15th anniversary of the devastating Exxon Valdez oil spill, which saw 11 million gallons of oil being spilled into a pristine wilderness area in Alaska, Greenpeace demands that US oil giant ExxonMobil ...

10: Suriname should support the Int. Criminal Court

Suriname should support the International Criminal Court by acceding to it as soon as possible and refusing to enter into unlawful US impunity agreement

11: Cheney Connected Co. Faces CA Criminal Charges

Three years ago, while California’s energy crisis was spiraling out of control, Vice President Dick Cheney secretly met with half-dozen corporate executives of the country’s largest energy companies to hammer out a national energy policy for President George ...

12: Haiti Under U.S.Tutelage and Control

It’s a win for Secretary of State Powell’s confused, contradictory and hypocritical policy, but does it advance authentic U.S. national interests?

13: Powell 9/11 Testimony On Counterterrorism Policy

Secretary Colin L. Powell Opening Remarks Before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States Washington, DC March 23, 2004

14: Questions for Oral Answer - Wednesday, 24 March

1. Rt Hon WINSTON PETERS to the Minister for ACC: Is she satisfied with ACC's rehabilitation policy; if so, why?

15: "Kick a nigger" comment unacceptable

National Party Social Services spokeswoman Katherine Rich is appalled that she has been accused of taking part in 'kick-a-nigger' month by the Northland Maori identity behind a new Maori television station.

16: 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 ...

17: Hon Dr Michael Cullen's Speech to Deutsche Bank

An Address to Deutsche Bank Investor Forum, Maritime Museum, Auckland delivered on behalf of Dr Cullen by David Cunliffe

18: UN Awaiting Reply On Oil-For-Food Probe

With Secretary-General Kofi Annan set to appoint an independent panel this week to look into allegations of corruption within the United Nations Oil-for-Food humanitarian operation for Iraq, the country's Governing Council still has not replied to Mr. ...

19: BERL: Growth to continue despite uncertainty

The combination of on-going net migration inflows, employment and income growth, a range of infrastructure projects, regional development initiatives, as well as surging Australian and recovering US economies ensure that expansion continues to ...

20: Chuckman Cartoon: Yassin

Cartoon by John Chuckman on the assassination of Hamas spiritual leader Sheik Yassin

21: Molesworth & Featherston: Wednesday, 24 March 2004

Molesworth & Featherston New Zealand's up-to-date business and political insight. Weekly on Tuesdays. Wednesday, 24 March 2004

22: Katya Rivas: Jesus Forgives The Greatest Sinners

Pilate has pronounced sentence. My little children, consider attentively how My Heart suffered…

23: Vice President Cheney's Rush Limbaugh Interview

Vice President Cheney Participates in Radio Interview Telephonic Interview of the Vice President by Rush Limbaugh The Vice President's Office

24: The Real Deal: 9-11 Profiteering

A Framework for Building the ''Cui Bono?'' UnAnswered Questions - Much has transpired since September 11, 2001. Something does not add up. Someone has something to hide.

25: Toni Solo: Independent Mis-reporting In Venezuela

Many people read the London based Independent newspaper because among its reporters is the outstanding Robert Fisk. The anti-war stance of the newspaper on Iraq and its stance on genetically manipulated foods and other environmental issues may give ...

26: Judgement In The People Vs George Walker Bush

The Defendant is a convicted war criminal consequently unfit to hold public office ; citizens ,soldiers and all civil personnel of the United States would be constitutionally and otherwise , justified in withdrawing all co-operation from the Defendant and ...

27: Rumsfeld's Prepared Testiimony To 9/11 Commission

The Commission requested that we comment on preparations during the period from January 20th through September 11, 2001, the events of September 11th, steps taken since September 11th, and any recommendations for the future.

28: Smith Conviction Justice Gone Wrong

ACT New Zealand Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today labelled National MP Dr Nick Smith's contempt of court conviction as nothing more than a completely avoidable misuse of justice.

29: PC’s communist origins should not be dismissed

Political correctness (PC) is not just about using inclusive language; it is a serious attempt by the State to control thought and behaviour.

30: Scoop Archive: The Real Deal: 9-11 Profiteering

A Framework for Building the ''Cui Bono?'' UnAnswered Questions - Much has transpired since September 11, 2001. Something does not add up. Someone has something to hide.

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