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Auckland, New Zealand - Tuesday, August 21, 2001 - Microsoft New Zealand says the New Zealand Herald front page article
on Microsoft® Internet Explorer on 21 August 2001 is misleading, and assures customers that their privacy is a top
priority. The ...
French film Baise-Moi caused controversy overseas because of its shocking portrayal of violence, and the explicit
depiction of sexual activity. Of particular concern was the juxtaposition of extreme violence with explicit sexual
Libertarianz Party leader Peter Cresswell continued to condemn Helen Clark's inability to speak out about human rights
abuses in Zimbabwe - a fellow member of the Commonwealth with whose leader, Robert Mugabe, she will no doubt be rubbing
shoulders at Brisbane's ...
“It’s not fair”, said Mr Curdled, his bottom lip plainly quivering, “It’s our government. We paid for it, we ran it, and
we want it back. This blatant intent to reverse our favourite policies because they don’t like them is beyond political
negligence; it ...
Genetic manipulation is a new technology, which, like most new technologies makes a large proportion of us
uncomfortable. And, as with other new technologies, we tend to see the issues in pure black and white terms. The pros
unquestioningly embrace ...
More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay at the top of
the Ohau ski field road.
Please accept my congratulations on your handling of the proposed expansion of rock-crushing on public land near
Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell today released the unofficial programme for the Queen's visit in October, noting
that Helen Clark's earlier proposed programme for the Queen gives both women undue and undeserved importance.
Tuesday’s magnitude 7.0 earthquake 420km northeast of Gisborne was New Zealand’s biggest jolt since a magnitude 7.1
earthquake struck in a similar location on 6 February 1995.
- July saw the highest net inflow of permanent migrants recorded since February 1997, continuing the improving trend of
On Tuesday, US company Swift Energy announced that there is enough oil in its Rimu well, near Hawera, to make New
Zealand self-sufficient in petroleum products. Further, a potentially larger nearby oilfield, Kauri, could make New
Zealand into a substantial ...
National MP Murray McCully is questioning the use of a promotional bumper sticker to advertise the non-commercial
National Radio and Concert FM radio stations.
DaimlerChrysler NZ Ltd applaud the findings and recommendations of the Auditor-General’s Report into the Acquisition
Process of Light Armoured Vehicles and Light Operational Vehicles for the NZ Army. Recognising the fact that the whole
process has been equally ...
Existing Commonwealth rules do not allow for the exclusion of President Mugabe from the Commonwealth Heads of Government
meeting (CHOGM) in Brisbane in October, said New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Phil Goff.
LAVIII Purchase – Sanford Workers - Racism Report – Child Smuggling – Macedonia – Fiji Election – Sex Attacker Arrest –
Elder Abuse – Far North Housing – Brothel Keeping – Dash Case – Pump Fire – Jurassic Park III
Well, after entering the drug debate last week, I was both praised on one hand and accused of smoking dope on the other,
so I thought I`d carry on¡K writing, that is. As I light my spliff and write this column (just kidding!), I realise the
SUVA (Pacnews): The Fiji Trauma Recovery Team has hit out at a recent Fiji Times report suggesting it had declared last
year’s parliamentary hostages unfit to lead the country, Pacnews reports.
Following the court ruling in the case of Dr. Younus Sheikh, Amnesty International said it is appalled that yet another
innocent person has been convicted of blasphemy and sentenced to death.
"We have a Mafia-like government" announced Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell today, "who prefer the big stick to
moral persuasion. Not content with promoting Radio Boo Boo - that tax-victim funded concept for a state-run youth radio
Health Minister Annette King says she is flabbergasted by National Party leader Jenny Shipley's sudden interest in
"highly-skilled overseas doctors".
The creation of a nationally recognised set of Mäori Subject Headings moves closer with the completion of Phase II of
the Mäori Subject Headings Project (MSH).
New Zealand First Defence Spokesperson Ron Mark MP today questioned why the so-called new standards of accountability
enforced by the current government, and Prime Minister Helen Clark, do not apply to defence issues.
This report is about the acquisition of two types of new vehicles for the New Zealand Army (Army):
Hey Sister! today announced it has signed Big Brother star Jemma Gawned to be the face of its brand. Jemma, too modest
to shower without lingerie on the “real-time” television programme, was featured wearing a Hey Sister! Polka Dot
lingerie set on ...
Minister of Defence Mark Burton is being flagrantly reckless in trying to pretend there is no on-going problem within
the army that needs to be addressed, National's Defence spokesman Max Bradford said today.
Auckland Greens will launch their “Auckland City: Clean, Green and Moving” campaign today with their team of eight
candidates making a return lunchtime trip on the ferry to Half Moon Bay. In keeping with their commitment to a GE FREE
Auckland, GE free ...
Television New Zealand is liable for payouts totalling several millions of dollars for 'golden parachute' arrangements
to senior executives as a result of the Government's decision to change TVNZ from an SOE to a CROC, National MP Murray
McCully said today.