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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.
Television New Zealand staff who got a pay rise of just 1.5 per cent this year are promising a “full-frontal attack” in the wake of news reader Judy Bailey’s 77 per cent rise.
I, RICHARD HAYES PHILLIPS, do swear and affirm the following: 1. I hold a Ph.D. in geomorphology from the University of Oregon. I am a professional hydrologist and am well versed in standard techniques of statistical analysis, with special expertise ...
Marlborough’s award-winning wine Spy Valley has attracted growing worldwide attention this year because of its undercover name.
• With court confidante Condoleezza Rice soon to be at the helm of the State Department, the possible ascension of ultraconservative political appointee John Bolton will stress the Bush administration’s conversion of the agency from a relatively passive ...
ACT has again demonstrated just how out of touch they are with ordinary New Zealanders by confirming they would privatise our pristine marine space.
Muriel Newman is ending the year just as she started – wrong, says Social Development and Employment Minister Steve Maharey.
1. Police, Minister—Confidence 2. Primary Health Organisations—Progress 3. Broadcasting, Minister—Confidence 4. Schools—Enrolment Scheme Legislation 5. Tertiary Education Commission—Funding Outcomes Question No. 6 to Minister 6. Aotea (Great Barrier) Marine ...
A careful review of the absentee vote in one Ohio county revealed that many more absentee votes were cast than there were absentee voters identified.
The United Nations has suspended relief operations in a southern sector of Sudan’s strife-torn Darfur region because of continued fighting and a reported build up of rival armed groups that has raised serious concerns in the humanitarian community.
"The Prime Minister must explain why the relationship with Australia has deteriorated to the point that we are being left out of decisions affecting our own coastal waters," says National Party Leader Don Brash.
Cartoon by John Chuckman
"Good evening and haere mai, talofa lava, ni hao, welcome, welcome, welcome to Campbell's Gamble, the show TV3 have given me to stop me going to TVNZ. On tonight's show, Carol Hirschfeld continues her 99-part series about Ahmed Zaoui and it turns out there ...
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 ...
"The resignations offered by three Television New Zealand board directors and their rejection by the Government is a predictable sham aimed at protecting Labour's political mates," says National Party State Services spokesman Murray McCully.
As the whole world watches, American democracy may be hanging by a thread in Ohio.
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.
Ohio's Official Presidential Election Results Challenged by Recount and Lawsuit Filed in State Supreme Court - Interview with Cliff Arnebeck, lawyer representing the Alliance for Democracy, conducted by Scott Harris
BANGKOK, Thailand -- After a former U.S. Army corporal became a grandfather, he stopped secretly wearing women's clothes, flew to Bangkok for a sex change operation and emerged as a lesbian.
The announcement follows advice from the Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ), Dr Alan Bollard, that the RBNZ had rejected Westpac’s buttressed branch proposal. The Westpac board has agreed to comply with the RBNZ’s local incorporation policy.
Yesterday, it came to the attention of the House Judiciary Committee Democratic Staff that efforts to audit poll records in Greene County, Ohio are being obstructed by County Election officials and/or Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell. According ...
The rise to power of the Amerikan Nazis, and the subsequent dive into the cesspool of fascism the nation is now experiencing, was assured with the ascension to the White House of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney in November 2000.
Only those suffering from amnesia or ignorance would claim that Attorney-General Margaret Wilson doesn't have enough "experience" to be the next Parliamentary Speaker, Progressive Party leader Jim Anderton today.
Powerco and Ceramic Fuel Cells Limited (CFCL) have announced that they will confirm the sites for the first fuel cell field trials for New Zealand early in 2005.
This is the wording of the waiver of rights which has been added to the I-94W form of the Immigration and Naturalization Service- a division of the U.S Department of Justice. I was expected to sign this when I entered the United States. How odd. Laws ...
Scoop.co.nz is delighted to be able today to publish a full set of 4pm exit poll data for the first time on the Internet since the US election. The data emerged this evening NZT in a post on the Democratic Underground website under the forum name ...
New Zealanders should defer non-essential and tourist travel to Indonesia (including Bali, Batam and Bintan) until further notice. New Zealanders in Indonesia who are concerned for their safety should consider departing.
I had a wickedly simple idea the other day, you know, one of those ''I wonder if anybody's ever thought of this'' kinds of ideas. It came to me about a week after November 2nd, that most educational of days, when those of us who happened to be ...
United Future’s broadcasting spokesman Marc Alexander says the debacle over Judy Bailey’s massive salary increase shows the broadcaster’s bosses need a short sharp shock of commercial reality.
The Reserve Bank today confirmed that Westpac has decided to incorporate in New Zealand. Once this process is completed, all systemically important banks operating in New Zealand will be locally incorporated.