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Scoop.co.nz is delighted to be able today to publish a full set of 4pm exit poll data for the first time on the Internet
since the US election. The data emerged this evening NZT in a post on the Democratic Underground website under the forum
MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard
campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering
in New Zealand.
The Supreme Court of New Zealand has authorised the bail release of Algerian MP Ahmed Zaoui from prison detention and
into the care of the Dominican Friars.
The Supreme Court of New Zealand will deliver its decision at 4pm on whether to release Algerian MP and refugee Ahmed
Zaoui on bail and transfer him from prison detention and into the care of the Dominican Friars.
The Crown has not opposed the transfer of Ahmed Zaoui from Auckland Central Remand Prison to the Manger Refugee
Detention Centre, but has opposed a bail application for Mr Zaoui to be placed in the care of the Dominican Friars in
Around 600 people from both ends of the pro/anti spectrum have gathered at Parliament today to mark the passage of the
Civil Unions Bill. Images by Kevin List.
The Human Rights Foundation believes that the passing of the Civil Union Bill is a matter of significant importance to
human rights in New Zealand in the twenty-first century. The passing of the Bill tomorrow will help to ensure human
rights for all ...
The bitter battle over the stolen November 2 election in Ohio has turned into a rapidly escalating all-out multi-front
war with the outcome of the real presidential vote count increasingly in doubt.
Ahmed Zaoui's Counsel Rodney Harrison and Deborah Manning face the media outside the Supreme Court in Wellington today
as they court deliberated on the bail of jailed Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui. Image by Kevin List
1. ROD DONALD to the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade: What explanation, if any, has he received from the Chinese
Government as to why they postponed an OECD seminar on raising labour standards in China and stopped CTU president, Ross
The Civil Union Bill has passed its third reading in Parliament 65 votes to 55. It will now be sent to the Governor
General for her royal assent and then become law.
Former Amway insider, Eric Scheibeler, has written a must read new book called ''Merchants Of Deception''. This one time
member of the Amway motivational cult has turned whistleblower and FBI witness and boy does he have some tales to tell.
Twenty-four days after the September 11 attacks, I wrote in an article called Hoist on Our Own Petard: ''The hatred that
fueled 19 people to blow themselves up and take thousands with them has its genesis in a history of the United States
The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand
goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters
Aragorn and Arwen.
In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in
writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces
a world exclusive and a bold ...
Dr. Watson: We welcome and congratulate the government of Argentina on hosting the meeting here and for the excellent
arrangements they have made. We are certainly committed to working constructively and to having positive outcomes of
this Conference ...
• The ‘Switzerland of the Western Hemisphere’ is being severely shaken by numerous allegations of political corruption.
Kim R. Holmes, Assistant Secretary for International Organization Affairs Remarks before the Baltimore Council on
Foreign Affairs World Trade Center, Baltimore, Maryland December 6, 2004
The New Zealand Raelian Movement Supports the Civil Union Bill and an end to Gay Discrimination.
Hon Marian Hobbs: Address to Parliamentary Network for Nuclear Disarmament - "New Agenda Coalition Proposals For
Disarmament And Non-Proliferation" 9.40am December 8 2004
There were smiles all around from the lawyers and supporters of freed Algerian refugee Ahmed Zaoui at the Supreme Court
in Wellington this afternoon following the delivery of the decision by Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias. Images by Kevin
When Israeli F-16s knocked out Saddam Hussein's OSIRAK nuclear reactor on June 7, 1981, they struck a terrible blow.
Supporters cheered another epic feat of Israeli daring, a sophisticated surgical strike to defend the embattled Jewish
So here we are, finally. The Civil Union Bill will pass its final reading today - by a far more comfortable margin than
either last year's prostitution law reform or the homosexual law reform of 1986 - and, assuming something untoward
doesn't happen ...
NEWS BULLETIN: The San Luis Obispo Election File Mystery. - The County Explain, Jim March and Bev Harris Analyse
Sunday, 07 September 2003(PDT) By Bev Harris & Jim March
STORY OF THE WEEK: Week Ending December 10th 2004 Civil Unions Bill Reaches Final Stages (Part 2)
I'd just stepped out of my black helicopter to read that one of my favorite journalists, David Corn, had attacked my
analysis of the vote in Ohio as the stuff of "grassy knoll conspiracy theorists." ( "A Stolen Election," The Nation,
November 9 )
Was the weather better when we were kids? Is summer getting later every year? And what’s with this global warming? It’s
freezing in here! A constant source of fascination for many, the weather affects what we do, our state of mind, even
where we live. ...
Last time I spoke at Parliament was on August 23rd. Isn’t this a wonderfully different day from the day of the black
shirts? Today, we’re here in hope, in pride that our parliament is about to enact legislation that will honour the
diversity of our relationships ...
If there is one thing that US imperialism cannot stand, it is the threat of a good example. Venezuela's pro-worker
government is in Washington's gun sights.
• A below-the-surface battle has broken out in the race to be the next Secretary-General of the Organization of American
States (OAS) after previously-elected Miguel Angel Rodríguez stunned the regional organization by resigning from his
post on October ...