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The INCIS soap opera's latest twist yesterday was an unexpected one with IBM calling it a day. Now all parties are
crying havoc and have let slip the dogs of legal action.
The latest Herald Digipoll published today shows more worries for the government and a swing towards smaller parties
rather than the big two.
A spokesman for IBM Asia Pacific talking to media out of Tokyo has announced that IBM is going to cease development of
the delay plagued INCIS, $130 million plus, police computer project.
Changes announced today to the Commerce Act will be good for consumers, says Enterprise Minister Max Bradford. In this
package of releases and question and answer papers, Bradford gives a full run-down of the changes, why they were made
and what they are ...
Hon Bill English Treasurer MP for Clutha-Southland Speech to Canterbury Manufacturers' Association, Christchurch,
5.30pm 9 August 1999
Labour is demanding to know why Work and Income NZ is in the top rank of corporate spenders on television advertising
when it is a public service organisation with no competitors.
The short-sighted and arrogant statements of Transport Minister Maurice Williamson will come back to haunt him says
United New Zealand leader and Ohariu-Belmont MP Peter Dunne.
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"Once again we find Jeanette Fitzsimons quoting hysterical pseudo-science to push for restrictions on businesses and
their scientific research," says the Libertarianz Spokesman for Environment Deregulation today.
United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, is calling for an independent expert inquiry into government IT programmes
in the light of the INCIS debacle.
The Government's public relations strategy regarding APEC is in tatters following two significant developments over last
weekend according to Trade Union Federation President, Maxine Gay.
Labour police spokesperson George Hawkins said today that a full Commission of Inquiry was required to investigate the
Incis police computer system following IBM's withdrawal from the project.
IBM's dumping of the Incis computer system has today left taxpayers with a $130 million white elephant.
A Sydney Morning Herald/Nielson poll (1), taken late last week, indicated less than a third of the electorate supported
PM Howard's proposed referendum question for an Australian republic. But over two thirds supported the so-called Mack
direct election ...
John Howard reports on a breaking news story that new experiments in the US could destroy the Earth.
Incis - GE Maize - GE Protest - Health - Paremoremo Escape - Triple Homicide - Gisborne Concert - Ansett Strike - New
Russian PM - Watson Trial - Ski Fields
The myth of free trade has suffered another blow following an Australian supermarket's ban on raw New Zealand salmon,
Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.
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President Clinton will attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Leaders Meeting September 12-13 in Auckland,
New Zealand. The annual meeting, hosted this year by Prime Minister Jennifer Shipley, will bring together the leaders of
the 21 ...
This morning Native Forest Action campaigners erected a startling billboard, which depicts the sun rising over a tree
stump with the words: "New Zealand. First country in the world still logging rainforests in the new millenium."