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You would have thought that New Zealand was about to embark on World War III if you were listening to talkback radio
about the release of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification report.
1. Labour Increases Student Debt - 2. Michelle Boag Speech To Conference - 3. Student Magazine Threatens Rival - 4.
Greens Humiliated By Gm Report - 5. Top Ten: Where Is David Benson-Pope? - 6. Website Of The Week
July 27: At 12 noon, in more than 42* towns and cities across the country, New Zealanders are gathering to show the
Government they want a GE-Free nation. The nationwide gatherings are being held to mark the handover of the
recommendations of the Royal Commission ...
The members of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification will call on the Governor-General, the Honourable Dame
Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30 pm on Friday 27 July, to present their report.
The Green Party has been hung by its own Royal Commission of Inquiry on genetic modification, with all of its major
demands being rejected, National's Environment spokesperson Dr Nick Smith said today.
Keeping genetic modification (GM) free areas alongside GM crops would be as untenable as maintaining possum free areas
is now, Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says.
The report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification was released in the Beehive yesterday. Media were given an
hour head start on the rest of the country before getting a chance to grill Government ministers. They were then
summoned to the Green ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: Royal GM Commission x 3 - Power Crisis – Super Policy - Undermining The
People’s Bank – Whaling – Charitable Status Definition – League Tables For Primary Schools – Tertiary Education Funding
– DPB And Teenagers ...
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The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification has backed the limited use of genetic engineering technology in its report
released by the government at a press conference in the Beehive this afternoon.
If it was not for the fact that the Black Caps were currently playing in an international cricket tournament, it is
doubtful that many people in New Zealand would have taken notice of the bomb attack carried out by Tamil separatists on
Colombo’s airport last ...
Scoop’s content partner theonering.net has recently published a set of photographs of the inside of the Edoras set.
New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters is asking how the Green Party can support the Government after the
announcement of the findings of the Royal Commission on Genetic Engineering, which appears to have been endorsed by
1. MARTIN GALLAGHER to the Minister for the Environment: What action is the Government taking in response to the
recommendations of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification?
Tracey Merritt, winner of the 2001 L'Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy Awards and New Zealand Hairdesser of the Year.
Image from Bruce Jarvis Photographic Services.
In recent weeks, the Minister has been attempting to use statistics to debunk "myths" surrounding the DPB. He knows that
there is growing unease amongst voters across the political spectrum about the social and economic problem that the DPB
From electro-convulsive therapy to epilepsy, from criminal lunacy to community care, a new book opens windows on to the
history of mental health treatment in New Zealand.
From 1 August, de facto (including same sex) or married couples will be able to contract out of the new Property
(Relationships) Amendment Act 2001.
July 31 2001: The Coalition for a GE-Free Environment Aotearoa New Zealand is calling on the Government to extend the
voluntary moratorium on field and commercial release into the environment. This will give the Government time to
implement solutions to ...
A group of New Zealand scientists have discovered a biological control agent for Botrytis, one of the international
grape growing industry’s main diseases, it was announced today
New Zealand public opinion ignored, commission fails to provide leadership or vision. GE Free New Zealand calls for
More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay .
The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification has shown a common sense way through the GM issue that in the view of the
Association of Crown Research Institutes (ACRI) should be acceptable to a majority of New Zealanders. “This report will
not please ...
Secret Government papers leaked to ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide reveal for the first time the People's Bank's
hugely negative impact on New Zealand Post's profits and postal services.
Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today that the Royal Commission recommendations would close off all New
Zealand's future options other than GE - if they are adopted by Government.
John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States, is a bit of worry. He was on the telly this morning in the 'Hour
of Power', speaking in the Crystal Cathedral here in California. There's a statue of Job on the campus of the Crystal
And he's challenging all parties in Parliament to respond to the Commission's recommendations on the basis of its
findings, not on the basis of pre-determined ideology.
In what is believed to be a world-first, an Auckland lawyer has established a web-based directory enabling people to
record details on the whereabouts of their last Will and Testament.
Power Crisis – GE Crops – Maternity Services – Skyhawk Crash – Paragliding Accident – Dangerous Offender Release –
Social & Economic Advice – Literacy Tests – Bluff Oysters – Trade Talks
Auckland, Monday 31 July. Greenpeace is very disappointed today by the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic