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Images of today's Pro and Anti Civil Union Bill protest marches in Parliament's grounds. Images by Kevin List.
Images of today's Pro and Anti Civil Union Bill protest marches making their way down Lambton Quay. Images by Dylan Packman.
Playboy Magazine arrived in our mailbox yesterday. On the cover was a striking Olympiad in a rather demure bathing suit, but the promised story was far different.
Has anybody made a study of just how many bad things have happened to this country in the last four years?
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.
Volunteer Collectors are urgently needed between 11.00am & 1.30pm on Saturday 4th September to help raise money for breast cancer awareness at the 'Great Race' Gallagher Boathouse 8s.
Today, much of the world is convinced the Bush Administration did not wage war against Iraq and Saddam Hussein because of threat from weapons of mass destruction, nor from terror dangers.
Damian Clarke, a 31 year old from Miramar in Wellington New Zealand, has arrived in Palestine to be trained as an activist with International Solidarity Movement - a group campaigning for peace in the Middle East. This is his first report to Scoop.
The manufacturer of the new meningococcal vaccine currently being introduced into New Zealand has admitted that ”complete protection against infection caused by the New Zealand strain (of the bacteria) cannot be guaranteed.”
United Future leader Peter Dunne says ACT leader Rodney Hide’s political inexperience is beginning to show through.
The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.
George W. Bush's big-money backers at Ohio's infamous FirstEnergy electric monopoly are re-opening the door for a nuclear apocalypse by terror or incompetence (whichever comes first). In classic Bush style, they are trashing public oversight as they go.
Green MP Rod Donald will be asking the Prime Minister to hold a referendum at the next election on the future of the NZ flag.
New Zealand's Sarah Ulmer sheered a further two seconds off her world record set the previous day winning an Olympic Gold medal in Athens early Monday morning (NZ time).
Iranian Defense Minister Ali Shamkhani warned that Iran might launch a preemptive strike against US forces in the region to prevent an attack on its nuclear facilities.
BANGKOK, Thailand -- American bounty hunter Jonathan "Jack" Idema, who was put on trial in Kabul for allegedly torturing Afghans, arrived in Afghanistan alongside U.S. invasion forces in 2001 and enjoyed threatening to kill journalists.
Address by Ewen McQueen, Leader of Christian Heritage NZ, to the Enough is Enough rally at Parliament, Monday August 23rd 2004.
The strength of families will be enhanced and children better protected if the Civil Union and Relationships (Statutory References) Bills are passed by Parliament, say Family Planning, the New Zealand AIDS Foundation, Relationship Services and the YWCA.
If there's one thing the Cambridge High School furore has demonstrated it's that education policy in this country is going to hell in a handcart.
That governments have permitted terrorist acts against their own people , and have even themselves been perpetrators in order to find strategic advantage is quite likely true, but this is the United States we're talking about.
As was announced in the press release before the visit by the Pope Jean-Paul II on August 15 at Lourdes , some members of the Raelian Movement went on the site to express their strongest disapproval to his presence.
A final briefing has been held between EIE management and Wellington City officials including Council, Police, Parking and Buses to strategise for Monday's 'Enough is Enough' demonstration.
Results are in from overnight racing at the Agios Kosmos sailing venue in Athens. All of New Zealand’s sailors raced overnight with some mixed results.
Next Monday’s ‘Enough is Enough’ mass gathering at Parliament will be the scene of one of the largest haka ever performed on the grounds.
1.1 Campaign for Civil Unions (Auckland) is an incorporated society formed to promote the successful passage of the Civil Union Bill and the Relationships (Statutory References) Bill, and to mobilise broad public support for the Bills. The society has a core ...
The Government is using the education dollar to bribe teachers to join the teachers' union, says National's Education spokesman, Bill English.
The announcement that a controversial Maori sing-along course will be extended into Auckland shows the Government is continuing to waste millions of dollars on low-quality tertiary courses, says National’s Education spokesman Bill English.
George W. Bush once told The Washington Post's Bob Woodward the great thing about being president was that he didn't have to answer to anybody. ''I'm the commander,'' Bush bragged. ''See -- I do not need to explain why I say things... Maybe somebody ...
The Human Rights Commission's endorsement of the Civil Union and Relationships (Statutory References) Bills is a timely reminder that removing discrimination remains at the heart of this legislation, says the Associate Justice Minister.
"It's time for New Zealand to recognise the diversity of relationships in society today," said David Friar on behalf of the Auckland Campaign for Civil Unions.