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The disturbingly slow growth rate of New Zealand's population is the most worrying aspect of the new population figures
released by Statistics New Zealand, says National's Immigration and Population spokesperson, Marie Hasler.
Raising a “food scare” around gene technology is inappropriate and counter productive,” says Professor of Plant
Biotechnology Brian Jordan of Lincoln University.
Today I'm cheating. My editorials are written the night before they appear, in my own time, in my private capacity. It's
been a long day at the office, & I lack the motivation to produce a fresh opinion piece, basking instead in the glories of red ...
Your correspondent, Mirek Marcanik, shows a strange liking for fascism. Even stranger is that the 'patriotic' measures
(Terrorist (Bombing and Finance) Bill) are being forced on us by politicians (NB not 'representatives') who had a direct
or indirect ...
One of the favoured techniques of rhetoric is to describe something that you intuitively disagree with in such a way
that your audience will feel obliged to share your disagreement. You construct a straw man for the purpose of knocking
"A disgusting piece of work which illustrates a nasty mindset and the general fascist tendencies of the right in
general." -Email from a fan of The New Write 1. HOW TO HANDLE PEACENIK HIPPIES 2. GREENS WANT TO BAN WATER 3. MAORI
PROTESTS DAMAGE ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: Confidence In Susan Bathgate – Pre-school Education – Susan Bathgate – Irian
Jaya – GE and Maori - Oceans Policy – Southland Institute Of Technology – Student Allowances – Cancer Treatment In Oz –
Science As ...
Details are starting to leak from of Scoop's Washington sources that after anthrax, food terror will be the next weapon
unleashed on the U.S. Maree Howard reports.
WWF Wrestling has nothing on this: a three-way battle between politics, science and the Stone Age.
What do you get when you take a standard S-Type Jag, lower the ride, add flash new wheels and hit the delete button on
the chrome? One stylish ride, that's what...
1. RODNEY HIDE to the Minister of Labour: Does she have confidence in Employment Relations Authority member Ms Susan
Bathgate; if so, why?
The skeleton in the following images is Felicity Fyr le Fay, a local Wellington trapeze performer. Felicity performed at
Capital E yesterday evening as part of the Halloween celebrations. Images by Chris McCarthy, IT Knowledge Ltd,
I recently received a number of e-mails on the peace march held in Wellington on October 27. While they certainly didn’t
tempt me to march for peace, I did question why the march was planned. As well as peace, the organisers want to see
New Zealand based Greenpeace activist Henk Haazen will fly from Auckland to Los Angeles, California, on Wednesday
(October 31) to turn himself in to the FBI and face charges carrying up to six years in jail for his involvement in a
peaceful protest against ...
Photo essay by Brian Klocke - firstname.lastname@example.org - and originally posted on Indymedia.org . 1. Evil-Doers (t-shirts)
2. Money is Lifeblood of terrorism (humvee stretch) 3. The Sport of war (football stadium) 4. double-barrelled dualisms
(media boxes) 5. ...
BP today dropped its petrol and diesel prices by two cents a litre at its company owned service stations – the fourth
price drop this month.
The following anti-war images (plus a joke at Hillary Clinton's expense) are all taken from the indymedia.org website.
Snow and winter cold are coming to Afghanistan over the next four days according to the latest NOAA medium range
supercomputer weather forecast. This is likely to inhibit the aid effort, substantially worsen the plight of refugees,
and slow any ...
Today's questions of the day concerned: GE Announcement x 2 – Maori and GE Announcement – Alzheimer’s Drugs – Southland
Employment – Susan Bathgate – China & The WTO – War Against Terror x 2 – Susan Bathgate – Southern Institute Of Technology – Occupational ...
Maungakiekie MP Mark Gosche says he is saddened to hear that the Auckland City Council is so destitute that it cannot
afford to replace the tree on One Tree Hill.
We learnt a useful double lesson this week. Today’s expert highwaymen don’t believe in giving us a choice. They want
both our money and our life.
The ACT Party is taking legal advice on the possibility of laying a complaint with the police over the Green Gloves
threat to destroy GM field trials.
The ACT Party has launched a project to help redefine the party's vision as it heads into the next election.
Scoop understands that direct action against Genetic Engineering - expected in the wake of yesterday’s decision to allow
contained field trials - has begun already with the occupation of the Environmental Risk Management Authority [ERMA]
We reiterate our unequivocal condemnation of the crime committed on September 11, 2001 and join our fellow Americans in
mourning the loss of up to 6000 innocent civilians.
In This Edition: Stan Goff & Lindsay Perigo - From Suez To Afghanistan, A Very Slow Learning Curve - USA Hypocrisy
The Government's radical restructuring of the Human Rights Act will be vigorously opposed by National as an attack on
the freedom of individual New Zealanders and the further implementation of a politically correct agenda, National's
Justice spokesperson ...
Conservation Minister Sandra Lee is saddened by suggestions today that the tree on One Tree Hill may not be replaced.
Symantec Makes Internet Security Protection a Breeze with its 2002, Windows XP Compatible, Versions of World’s Most
Trusted Security Products
Did you hear Phil Goff discussing the government's amendments to the Terrorism (Bombings and Financing) Bill on the
radio yesterday? The amendments will allow for the assets of 'terrorists' to be frozen immediately. In a discussion
about the difference between ...