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Images of today's Pro and Anti Civil Union Bill protest marches in Parliament's grounds. Images by Kevin List.
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.
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.
An attractive Maori woman in her thirties leaps out of a taxi and heads up the street with her son, who is about eight. They're both wearing 'Enough is Enough' t-shirts. She runs as fast as her shoes will permit and he's running as fast as he can to keep...
We are here today to stand up for human rights. And rights for gay and lesbian people are human rights, not special rights, just equal rights. We are here to affirm the rights of all New Zealanders to legal protection and social respect for their relationships.
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.
Day Of The Blackshirts: He Came – He Spoke – He Left Photo Essay: Brian Tamaki Comes To Parliament
Images of today's Pro and Anti Civil Union Bill protest marches making their way down Lambton Quay. Images by Dylan Packman.
The vast majority of New Zealand politicians currently resemble a rabble of knee-jerking hillbilly square dancers. The reason for this is in part because New Zealand, in fact Western democracies by and large are obsessed with reification, tradition and ...
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.
Well, the Destiny march is over. Everyone has had enough. The Destiny party wanted to make an impact and they did - even if only one MP came out and mingled with the crowd.
The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) today condemned the murder of a Sri Lankan journalist, whose newspaper had reportedly been harassed by Tamil separatists, denouncing it as a blow against peace ...
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.
PrideAlliance is very pleased at the turnout for today's Rally for Human Rights at parliament. Despite the limited resources of the volunteer groups behind the rally, over a thousand people turned out to show their support for the Civil Union bill ...
IN THIS EDITION: Enough is Enough Rally The Latest Polls The Iranian Foreign Minister's Visit NZ Defence Force Personnel Serving in Iraq and Afghanistan
Questions to Ministers 1. Dr DON BRASH to the Minister in charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations: What methods are being considered in order to "streamline Treaty of Waitangi historic settlements", as stated in her press release of 21 July ...
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) voiced deep concern today over increasing malnutrition and disease in the south-central Oromiya region of Ethiopia due to erratic and delayed rains there, warning that more ...
Has anybody made a study of just how many bad things have happened to this country in the last four years?
Yesterday Auckland-based journalist Jon Eisen issued Scoop with an article examining the safety of New Zealand's Meningococcal vaccine. Scoop approached the Ministry of Health to comment on the findings. It has done so and refutes Eisen's claims. ...
August New Zealand’s board sailors raced overnight in Athens and now have only one race remaining. Barbara Kendall claimed two race wins though she is now out of medal contention, while Thomas Ashley also moved up the ranks.
Current political events often carry in them the echo of history. Earlier this month, when the citizens of Missouri voted two-to-one to adopt a state constitutional ban on gay marriages, one could hear the echoes of another vote on civil rights four ...
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.”
The 9/11 Commission's Report provides an almost visual description of the Arab hijackers. It depicts in minute detail events occurring inside the cabin of the four hijacked planes.
In today's Appropriations debate, Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons has told Parliament that the Government's Budget is a "house of cards" that will be blown down by the relentless rise of oil prices.
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.
Waves of emotion. Rolling sound overpowering thought. Chanting. Black shirts. Black and red. The sound of the haka. Twelve year old boys shouting 'Enough is Enough.' Placards. Love and friendship. Fear and anger. Fists being raised to cries of 'Jesus.'
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 ...
About 5000 protesters were met by counter-rallies when they marched to Parliament yesterday in opposition to the proposed Civil Union Bill. Auckland-based Destiny church organised the protest. Leader Brian Tamaki had said they were marching for ...
The 2004 Budget is a house of cards. It has some very nice features we would like to support but a strong wind is blowing and the cards are flapping. Without an unprecedented effort to strengthen the foundations we will be without shelter in the future. I ...
Ethnic Affairs Minister today Chris Carter welcomed participants in the "Way forward for Racial Harmony" forum at Parliament.