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Have you ever found yourself caught between several hundred million people and their most cherished lies? After writing a letter to a government scientist, pleading with him to clarify a report of his work, I found myself in just that situation. The letter ...
SCOOP EDITOR'S NOTE: The following is a transcript of another document leaked to the media concerning the build up to the Iraq war. It concerns a discussion in early 2002 between the UK Ambassador to the US and then Deputy Defence Secretary Paul Wolfowitz.
The fallout from the revelation of a secret meeting between British Prime Minister Tony Blair and his senior national security team appears to be growing. We take a look at the so-called "Downing Street Memo" which reveals how the former director ...
The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the New Zealand celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:
In This Edition: Agenda Programme Packs Powerful Punch Plenty of National Party Policy Still To Come A Question of Privilege Labour MP Actually Makes It To Privileges Committee – In Mid 80s Mr Rodney Hide May Get Assistance From Human Rights Tribunal ...
I wish to report to you my grave concern that a lunatic has escaped from an Australian asylum, gained access to this country and is breaking into the Sunday Star Times office at 2:30 on a weekday morning and proceeded to write injudicious editorials ...
Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today that Don Brash’s statements about tax cuts were becoming more and more incredible by the day.
The Downing Street Memo is the gift that just keeps on giving. And well it should. It is the smoking gun which proves that the gravest possible crime was committed by the Bush administration, and among its victims were the American people.
SCOOP LINK: Sunday Times (UK)June 12, 2005 - MINISTERS were warned in July 2002 that Britain was committed to taking part in an American-led invasion of Iraq and they had no choice but to find a way of making it legal.
As bad as things are in America, I've always felt safe in saying I'd consider leaving the country only in the unfathomable event Dubya started offering vocabulary lessons. So.when's the next flight to Costa Rica?
Scoop Editors' Note: Following publication on Scoop.co.nz of Barbara Sumner Burstyn and Ron Law’s report, Investigation: The Meningococcal Gold Rush  - a report into the flawed science and bad policy of the MeNZB™ vaccine - the Ministry of Health ...
Intelligence and facts were being fixed around the policy. Bush had already made the decision to invade. That's what the leaked secret British intelligence document now known as the Downing Street Minutes tells us from back in time to July of 2002, ...
The UNHCR has just announced that they are gradually reducing their facilities for Bhutanese refugees, even though refugee representatives have been continually appealing for a greater supply of various staples. The cut in UNHCR aid fundamentally affects ...
1. Health Services—Waiting Times 2. Chinese Spy Network—New Zealand 3. Te Wânanga o Aotearoa—Treaty of Waitangi Settlement Question No. 1 to Minister Question No. 3 to Minister 4. Economy—Reserve Bank Announcement 5. Labour Party President—Auckland ...
Dancing with the Stars punters have backed Norm Hewitt into odds-on betting favouritism. Centrebet has cut its odds on Twinkle Toes beating Shane Cortese and Tim Shabolt to 1.80.
"The Ministry of Health press release this afternoon is riddled with faith and false information," say risk & policy analyst Ron Law and writer/researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn
"IMAC's dramatic statement today that the MeNZB(tm) vaccine is working in South Auckland needs to be substantiated by science or withdrawn as a cruel hoax," say risk and policy analyst, Ron Law and writer/researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn.
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For sure, yesterday's poverty data were rushed out from the Social Report not due to land until next month. Along with the leaflet that arrived in our letterbox this week ("The 2005 Budget: securing your future … You're better off with Labour") they ...
"It is somewhat puzzling that the ESR has concluded that Chiron's researcher working at the ESR was not at increased risk from the disease, yet ESR staff have a 500 times greater risk of contracting meningococcal disease than persons of a similar ...
Kind readers, the battle of many armies and one death has reached its end. In these moments, several deputies are in the headquarters of the Supreme Court to invite the "new constitutional president," as Hormando Vaca Diez called him, to assume command ...
Young farmers on their way up through the industry ranks dominated centre stage at last night's Fonterra Westpac Dairy Excellence National Awards dinner with two of the three supreme awards going to farmers in the early stages of their careers.
We must all remember what David Cho at the Pentagon had to say about payments to veterans, "The amounts have gotten to the point where they are hurtful. They are taking away from the nation's ability to defend itself."
ACT Justice spokesman Stephen Franks today renewed his attack on the Crimes (Abolition of Force As a Justification for Child Discipline) Amendment Bill.
On Friday 10 June, HMNZ Ships TE MANA and ENDEAVOUR will be the first New Zealand warships ever to visit Russia when they berth at Vladivostok.
Independent media agency Carat New Zealand has come up with several unique media innovations to promote adidas’s ‘Last Man Standing’ All Blacks vs Lions Tour campaign.
The 2005 Hays Salary Survey, detailing typical salaries for a range of sectors and locations, including Auckland and Wellington, will be released tommorrow.
The corporate media today began its coverage of the Downing Street Minutes, moved to do so by a visit to Washington by Prime Minister Tony Blair, and by the pressure all of us have applied.
Destiny New Zealand leader Richard Lewis presented the party's 'empowering families' message to over a hundred locals in Kaitaia last night.
This lecture was delivered at the University of Wisconsin at Madison on April 18, 2005. - I will begin by unpacking the key terms in the title of my talk: “9/11,” “American empire,” and “religious people,” beginning with the last one.