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The following image, circulating widely on the Internet in the Middle East, was submitted by a reader for publication.
It shows a new design for Afghanistan's currency.
Reviews are pouring in for the first the first installment of the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring
, following yesterday’s premiere in London.
Somehow the funereal greyness of the day made a fitting backdrop for the NZAF Skyhawks as they flew down Auckland
Harbour and on their way into the nation's history books.
Hey kids, want to make the world a better place? Then grow up: Start a business or get a job. Do you want to provide new
help for the world’s poor? Hire them. Corporate greed has helped far more people than big puppets ever will.
All images below come from http://www.indymedia.org … A Succinct Rumsfeld Foreign Policy Statement On World Domination
Auckland, Friday 7th December 2001 – At launch events in Auckland and Wellington, PeopleSoft Inc. (Nasdaq: PSFT) has
demonstrated the industry’s first pure internet Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, PeopleSoft 8 CRM.
I don’t know what the recently routed Queenstown council was planning to build when they carved a great chunk out of the
green hillside of trees above their town, to make way for a “development” they called the Commonage. But I wouldn’t mind
The Northwoods plan for staging phony attacks on the U.S. to justify invading Cuba was developed by the Joint Chiefs of
Staff in 1962. It was never implemented, perhaps due to fear of Soviet retaliation.
Today's questions of the day concerned: Workplace Learning – Work Testing DPB – Cancer Treatment – Middle East Violence
– Pharmac Funding – US Free Trade Negotiations – Police Wrankling - Aquaculture Moratorium x 2 – Gifted Students –
Painted Apple ...
Only a company like Microsoft could be attacked for offering kids free computers. But that was what happened when the
company announced recently that it would donate up to $1bn worth of computers and software to more than 12,500 schools
in the US.
They started by shaking hands. We said "Salaam aleikum" – peace be upon you – then the first pebbles flew past my face.
A small boy tried to grab my bag. Then another. Then someone punched me in the back. Then young men broke my glasses,
began smashing ...
The significant feature of the new appointment to Chief of Defence Force is that the Labour Alliance government has
passed over the existing chiefs.
Today's questions of the day concerned: BERL Developments Ltd. & Innovation And Systems Ltd. – Low Skilled Workers – Aquaculture Moratorium – Clean Slate Bill – End Of Skyhawks – Clean
Slate Bill – Budget Spending Cap – Te Reo Maori – Auckland ...
1. DAVID BENSON-POPE to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): What reports has he received on
participation in workplace learning?
Suggestions I have said "promote me or I'll go" are sheer nonsense, says Jenny Shipley.
The annexation of Wilton is only the first step in a plan to establish a ‘Thousand Year Karori’ according to Northland
JP Watford Crustfall.
Saturday evening, New Zealand was a laughing stock Stateside. When movie buff Joel Siegel asked Elijah Wood what he
missed most about his native LA in the 18 months he spent away from it filming the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, Wood
replied: "I ...
New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters today described the granting of $600,000 by the Health Research Council
to Canterbury University doctors, Annie Potts, Tiina Vares and others, to study the ‘implications of prosexual
pharmaceutical use’, as ...
Communications Minister Paul Swain announced today that Douglas Webb, an expatriate New Zealander, will be appointed as
Telecommunications Commissioner within the Commerce Commission for a five-year term.
Penguin Books New Zealand’s best selling food writer, Julie Le Clerc has been appointed Food Editor for Sunday Life –
the weekly Sunday supplement for the Sun Herald (Sydney Morning Herald) and Melbourne’s Sunday Age.
Our nation will change considerably over the next 20 years. There will be more older people. Our ethnic mix will change
as more New Zealanders are Maori, Pacific Island and Asian. We have the chance to create a new face of New Zealand, as a
The Government's moratorium on aquaculture leaves a large number of jobs for Maori and others and business
opportunities at risk, National Maori Affairs spokesperson Georgina te Heuheu said today.
The refusal by the Labour/Alliance Coalition Government to allow ACT to take up National's generous offer to use one of
their seats on an aircraft going to Ohakea for the laying up of the air combat Squadron's colours is pathetic, ACT
Defence Spokesman ...
The Save Our Squadrons Campaign has decided to appeal Justice Heron's decision striking out their legal challenge to the
scrapping of the Air Combat Force. The Campaign's convener, Auckland lawyer Clive Bradbury, said today they would be
seeking a hearing ...
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is demanding a parliamentary apology from Act MP Rodney Hide following false
allegations made by Mr Hide against an Industry New Zealand staff member.
The government agrees that Fantasy should be classified as Class B, Associate Health Minister Hon Tariana Turia
The Libertarianz health deregulation spokesman Richard McGrath said the government's injection of three billion dollars
of other people's money into the state health system is an election year bribe which health providers and consumers
should treat ...
"The women told me many stories while I photographed, mostly about survival....." In 1999, one of New Zealand's most
significant documentary photographers went behind the scenes to strip clubs, massage parlours and brothels in Auckland
and Hamilton ...
It was not until I was at my parent’s place at the weekend that I realised that Christmas was closer than I thought.
Every year my mother decorates all the windows of the conservatory with Santa Claus stickers, however this year she has
gone a step better ...
"It is a little known fact that the benefit laws which apply to heterosexual couples do not apply to same sex couples,"
says Lindsay Mitchell, Petitioner for a Parliamentary Review of the DPB.