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Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...
Dr Ricardo Castanon With A Slide Showing A Cloud Formation (In The Image Of Mary)
Chief Censor Bill Hastings has confirmed that the French sex-violence film “Baise-Moi” (transl. “F*** Me” or “Rape Me”) is a shocking film that is injurious to public good and should be banned.
1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Prime Minister: What will be the role of Green Party spokespeople in Government decision-making on Category A issues, as set out in the agreement between the Government and the Green Party?
A big increase in the number of women's rugby teams is one of the reasons the Suburbs Rugby Football Club in Avondale urgently needs to upgrade its changing and showering facilities.
Finance Minister Michael Cullen today released the Treasury’s briefing papers to the incoming government.
New Zealand First has made a number of changes to its line up for the Parliamentary term.
The Bush administration's plan to wage war against Iraq has run into opposition from some unexpected quarters in recent weeks.
Green Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley said she was astonished that the Minister of Health had breached rules contained in legislation she had personally introduced into Parliament when she appointed Wayne Brown as Chair of the Auckland District ...
1. SLACK ATTITUDES FAILING CHILDREN - ENGLISH 2. ALLIANCE ROUT HUMILIATES NZUSA 3. HIPPIES ON A PLANE 4. HOT GOSS FROM PARLIAMENT 5. TOP TEN REASONS WHY DAVID BENSON-POPE ATTACKED THE MEDIA 6. WEBSITE OF THE WEEK
EDITOR’S NOTE: Intrepid Kiwi journalist Alastair McLeod died on Saturday in Kabul. The following farewell note and travelogue are offered here in his memory. Farewell Sam.
The discovery of a large archive of video footage in the remains of an al-Qaeda training camp could not have come at a worst time for the United States. For one thing, the first anniversary of the September 11 attacks is only a few weeks away. Given that ...
The Health Minister's supposed `surprise' at the resignations of top health bosses is very difficult to take at face value, ACT Health Spokesman Heather Roy said today.
Come Fly With Me? A Saudi Flying Instructor Who Died Mysteriously On May 8 Had The Same Name as Two 9/11 Hijackers Who Lived At The Same U.S. Naval Air Base
Reducing poverty in NZ needs to be a key priority for this government according to a report released today by the New Zealand Council of Christian Social Services.
It is a privilege for me to exercise the prerogative of Her Majesty the Queen and open the 47th Parliament.
Introduce the simple lifelong habit of pelvic floor exercise that will enhance your physical and sexual well being, now and in the future.
Green MP Nandor Tanczos today said figures proving that police spend much more money enforcing cannabis laws than on all other drugs combined show that Government's concern over the rising use of hard drugs is a sham.
The real news from the latest international literacy comparison is that New Zealand has the largest reading gap in the developed world, ACT Education Spokesman Donna Awatere Huata said today.
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The Briefing for the Incoming Minister of Research, Science and Technology identifies four key “opportunity areas” for the portfolio as an agent of economic transformation.
The following images and press statement come from the Portland Indymedia website which is carrying extensive coverage of the Bush Protest and its aftermath. See… http://portland.indymedia.org/
Is Iraq a Diversion from the Real Invasion or Will Bush Try to Occupy Both Countries at Once? - by Michael C. Ruppert of From The Wilderness
Please, keep Me company. I am so lonely in My Shrines. Will you watch over Me? There is so much struggle in the world! So much inequality! The rich are richer and the poor have turned into the poorest among the poor.
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With the recent high profile backtrack on the latest women’s wonder drug HRT; thousands of New Zealand women have gone on high alert. They’re terrified, as one of my Ponsonby friends reported over her soy latté, that the medical profession has once again used ...
New Zealand First’s spokesman on Law and Order Ron Mark has dismissed the Governments’ recently announced initiatives on youth crime as well intentioned but inadequate.
The Alliance today released its own “Speech from the Throne” top ten priority list, highlighting the lost opportunity to deal with the chronic under funding of health and education services and increasing inequality.
Mr SPEAKER: Before we come to questions for oral answer, I would like to advise all members that as from today an uncorrected transcript of oral questions, question time in the House, will be available on the Office of the Clerk Internet site from ...
They say bravado breeds idiocy, arrogance, and insensitivity. That is certainly true of all the politicians who stand in the shadows, spewing their Iraq war rhetoric, systematically ignoring the humanitarian toll such a war would produce.