Take the case of "outed" CIA agent Valerie Plame-Wilson, and the "crime" for which some senior members of the Bush
Administration may be facing jail time. Of all the thoughtful observers I routinely scan across the internet, I have
found only two ...
In a national first, one of New Zealand’s newest and most misunderstood communities is the focus of a social photography
project due to open at the Waikato Museum on December 3.
The attorney representing Karl Rove in the federal investigation into the leak of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson
has made a desperate attempt to ensure President Bush's deputy chief of staff does not become the subject of a criminal
I have been asked by several network members to comment on the cancellation by the Federal Reserve of the publication of
its broadest series of aggregate monetary statistics, known as "M3."
Cabinet Minister David Benson-Pope says he welcomes the release today of police files into historic allegations against
Troop movements have been noticed on both sides of the Eritrean-Ethiopian border, where the two countries fought a war
from 1998 to 2000, and where restrictions on United Nations peacekeeping patrols continue, with many being prevented
from going ...
Sydney Morning Herald Reports that Nguyen Tuong Van could only hold his mother's hand in his final hours. They were not
allowed to hug or kiss. Nguyen's mother, Kim, and his twin brother, Khoa, were granted special permission to touch him
as they ...
Proceedings resume December 5 in the trial of the dean of ancient art dealers -- Bob Hecht -- and former Getty museum
antiquities curator Marion True. Will Sotheby's be called to answer questions about some of the items listed by Italian
“Today is an extremely sad day for his family, who are now victims of this horrendous punishment,” said Tim Goodwin,
Amnesty International’s Anti-Death Penalty Coordinator.
Secretary-General Kofi Annan and other United Nations officials today marked the International Day of Disabled Persons -
who constitute the world's largest minority group - with a call for a continuing commitment to secure their equal rights
Parliament meets after a one week recess for the final session of the year. Helen Clark and Winston Peters make a rare
visit to New Zealand and may even answer some parliamentary questions about their unusual coalition. The economy
continues to slow.
Over recent weeks the public has become more and more aware of a major risk. One that threatens the stability of our
country. One that stikes unexpectedly and leaves the helpless victim - though he might not know it for months - as good
Cabinet Minister David Benson-Pope says the expected release tomorrow of police files into historic allegations made
against him will vindicate his position.
Moral indignation is rarely moral; it is mostly indignation of the self righteous variety, made up of a whole lot of "I
told you so" strictures accompanied by unpalatable prescriptions of what we ought to do. We get a few of these every
Today the Police released a CD full of information comprising the investigation file into allegations against David
Benson-Pope. The following are several of the key documents from the file. Click on the headline below to view the
document. All documents ...
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan touches down in Auckland tomorrow on the first state visit of a Turkish PM
to New Zealand. I've been wondering what to say about this since I saw the government's press release on the visit last
Rongo Wetere, Tumuaki of Te Wānanga o Aotearoa, said the completion of the Auditor General's report into the Wānanga is
an opportunity to bring an end to politically-driven attacks on New Zealand's largest tertiary institution.
Responding to Bill English’s call for an inquiry into her programmes; Mahi Ora, Lifeworks and Kiwi Ora, Susan Cullen
said today she’d welcome the chance to finally get the truth told.
Returning to America after a recent trip to Costa Rica, I could practically smell the fear in the Phoenix airport.
Welcome to the Terrified States of America, folks. Kindly remove almost every item of clothing and check all common
sense at the gate.
Steve Maharey says Allan Peachey's apology to Selwyn College does not go far enough. "All he has done is apologise for
getting caught threatening the college, not for being wrong in doing so," Steve Maharey said.
Address at State Luncheon for the Prime Minister of Turkey His Excellency Recep Tayyip Erdogan
Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. ("Huawei"), one of the world's leading networking and telecommunications equipment
suppliers, was recognized by New Zealand Econet Wireless New Zealand Limited ("EWNZ") as the latter's strategic partner
National Party MP Judith Collins says she is concerned by the apparent breach of privacy surrounding the David
Benson-Pope police report.
Three quarters of New Zealanders are trapped in a vicious cycle of debt and underinsurance leaving their families
exposed to the risks of financial hardship if a wage-earner dies or is too ill to work, according to an internet poll
carried out on behalf of ...
Harmeet Sooden (32) a Canadian citizen who had been living in New Zealand, came to Palestine to join the International
Solidarity Movement (ISM) in December 2004 and stayed until January 2005.
1. This is to inform you that the death sentence passed on Nguyen Tuong Van will be carried out on 2 Dec 2005.
It is a pleasure to welcome the Prime Minister of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his distinguished delegation of
Ministers, parliamentarians, officials, business leaders, and media representatives to this seminar on New
Zealand/Turkey business ...
I am a personal friend of Harmeet Sooden kidnapped on the 26th of November. I am gathering friends for a vigil for
Harmeet and his companions (Monday) at Aotea Square at 6:00 pm, every one is invited regardless of religion or political
views. I only ...
Despite a decline in some countries, the overall spread of HIV in Africa was greater this year than ever before, the
head of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) said today, calling for urgent and sustained action to
help the continent ...
A bacon company has taken legal action to close down an animal rights website that criticises their farming methods.