Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 20 November 2009
John Minto writes: None of this should need to be said but the reaction of so many to Harawira's angry email resembles the deeply embedded racism which Don Brash tapped into so successfully a few years back at Orewa.
US State Department
MR. KELLY: Okay. Good afternoon. The Secretary had a full day in Kabul today. She met with, of course, the Afghan leadership, with international partners and allies. She had breakfast with foreign ministers, met with U.S. and international troops ...
Nine million more people in Latin America will fall into poverty this year due to the global economic crisis, bringing the total number of poor in the region to 189 million, or 34 per cent of the population, according to a United Nations report released ...
The petroleum industry arrived in the Lake Kutubu area, around 20 years ago with Chevron and BP and soon the delicate ecological balance often in play in remote areas began to shift.
A long-awaited Justice Department watchdog report that is said to be highly critical of the legal work three attorneys who worked at the agency's powerful Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) conducted for the Bush administration will be released at the end of ...
New Zealand Defence Force
Another 43 mainly Territorial Force (TF) personnel will head to the Solomon Islands on Sunday for a four month tour of duty. The contingent, drawn largely from the 4th Otago Southland and 2nd Canterbury Nelson Marlborough West Coast Battalions, will ...
Nov 20 (BusinessWire) - What an irony it would be if, after nine years of a government pushing uneconomic investment in wind power, it was followed by an equally uncommercial push by the current government to establish a bigger oil and gas industry in New ...
California fails to cope with its crowded prisons Werewolf.co.nz September Issue Original Article by Rosalea Barker E very person in prison in California will one day be released. Take a deep breath and repeat after me: Every person in prison in ...
We've told you it's happening, some of you have already bought the books, but here it is -- the omnibus round-up of Public Address Books launch detail. If you would like to help David Haywood celebrate the launch of The New Zealand Reserve Bank Annual ...
A Maori senior doctor, who leads health professionals for climate action, says that iwi have every right to expect that hard-won treaty settlements should be honoured and not devalued – but we need to find a better way. Dr Rhys Jones, Ngati Kahungunu, ...
Local Government Commission
The Local Government Commission presented its proposals on the boundaries and representation arrangements for the new Auckland Council today. Under the Local Government (Auckland Council) Act 2009, the Commission is required to determine boundaries for the new ...
Office of the Clerk
Alcohol Abuse—Effect on Productivity; Unemployment—Effect on Youth of Government Policies; Economy—Reports; Economic Policy—Prime Minister’s Views; Child Abuse and Neglect—Prevention Initiatives
London, November 19th, 2009 – The new PREDATOR®_X adidas rugby boot will be worn by Dan Carter this Sunday when the All Blacks continue their European end of season tour against England at Twickenham. Introducing a pioneering PowerSpine technology, ...
New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards
Organisers of the 2010 New Zealand Dairy Industry Awards have changed the way judges evaluate some criteria in the Sharemilker of the Year and Farm Manager of the Year competitions. National Convenor Chris Keeping says that since entries had opened ...
Vice Chancellors' Committee
Thomas Hills, Alice Irving and Richard Stebbing have been selected as Rhodes Scholars following a selection meeting at Government House in Auckland yesterday. Tenable at Oxford University, Rhodes Scholarships constitute the pinnacle of achievement ...
Employers and Manufacturers Association Northern
The Local Government Commission has done a difficult task very well for Auckland's future ward and local board boundaries, the Employers and Manufacturers Association (Northern) says "Twelve wards and nineteen Local Boards is close to what we recommended ...
Dr Gerrit van der Lingen
>From retired climate scientist Dr Gerrit van der Lingen, of Christchurch 16 October 2009 Dear Nick I am very disappointed about your actions in your global warming portfolio. You heard my two lectures on this subject at the Summer Sounds Symposia of 2003 and ...
New Zealand Government
Ladies and gentlemen, thank you for the invitation to join you today in marking the 20th Anniversary of APEC. Exactly a year ago today, I was involved in my first international meeting as Foreign Minister.
Upper Hutt City Council
Conserving water is everyone’s responsibility and the council is no exception says Mayor Wayne Guppy. “We all need to conserve water to avoid shortages of supply during peak demand periods. We have garden watering restrictions in place all year ...
When New Zealand's sink forests are harvested in the 2020s, as is likely, all that carbon will return to the atmosphere
Ocean Spray and Heinz have announced that, from 1 March 2010, Heinz will manufacture and distribute the Ocean Spray range of beverages and sauces in Australia. The agreement covers Ocean Spray’s existing cranberry and other fruit juice drinks, cranberry ...
New Zealand Defence Force
The New Zealand Defence Force is releasing this statement on behalf of the family of Flight Sergeant Andrew Forster who was tragically killed at Waiouru Army Base yesterday.
Medical professionals representing the OraTaiao: New Zealand Climate and Health group delivered oversized prescription forms to Parliament today, urging lawmakers to reconsider the current changes proposed to the emissions trading scheme (ETS), changes they ...
New Zealand Government
Arts, Culture and Heritage Minister Christopher Finlayson spoke today at the announcement of a major original exhibition by Weta Workshop which will tour China later this year.
Local Government Commission
The Local Government Commission presented a proposed new southern boundary for Auckland today as part of its proposals on the boundaries and representation arrangements for the new Auckland Council.
Ministry of Justice
The Ministry of Justice is keen to return to mediation with the PSA to resolve the breakdown in collective bargaining. Ministry General Manager Higher Courts, Andrew Hampton, says the Ministry has always been prepared to resume bargaining and mediation ...
Hutt City Council
Hutt City Mayor David Ogden has welcomed the completion of the Dowse to Petone upgrade. He joined Transport Minister Steven Joyce and NZ Transport Authority chief executive Geoff Dangerfield to unveil a plaque marking the completion of the project at a ceremony ...
Security-Assessment.com uncovers major vulnerability in DSL Technology Security-Assessment.com, the world-leading IT security research and development company, has discovered a vulnerability that has the potential to impact millions of DSL internet users worldwide. ...
Career Services New Zealand Chief Executive, Lester Oakes, is to head the global career development body, the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG). Current IAEVG President, Prof. Bryan Hiebert announced the handover ...
Newmarket Business Association
The country’s leading retailing district is supporting the Auckland Chamber of Commerce’s call today for Parliament to fix the annual Easter trading circus once and for all. Reignited calls from Auckland’s Chamber of Commerce and the Newmarket ...