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Today’s Herald DigiPoll shows Labour surging further ahead to 43.8 per cent, up seven points from National on 35.7 per
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National Party President John Slater and Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today they were delighted to announce the
National Party List for the 1999 General Election.
Events over the past week have now brought the true situation in East Timor into the open, and in the process the
innocence and naiveté of the wider international community has been harshly exposed. Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses
the latest ...
The Government's failure to name an election date is petty politics at its worst, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.
Try to decide whether same-sex couples should be able to adopt children, and you soon get into a much deeper debate.
Following the completion of the Government's centrepiece legislation for this session - producer board reform - MPs
moved to tax legislation including a special provision to clarify the tax position of the Lord of The Rings film
The APEC Monitoring Group has responded to Jenny Shipley’s claim that APEC has a moral dimension and that trade and
investment liberalisation will benefit the poor of the region.
Where will the likely cut-off be on the National Party list following the November election?
Security Council - Defence Ties - Kiwis In Indonesia - Edwards Killing - WINZ Hearing - CYPFA - Watson - Embalming Table
Hearing - Power Restored
Kerry O'Brien talks with an East Timorese activist who says he has details of secret meetings between the Indonesian
military and pro-Jakarta militia to plan a new wave of violence.
One hundred years ago, during its war on Spain the U.S. invaded the Philippines, sprayed bullets far and wide, and put
the entire country under martial law.
Statement by: Mr. Joao Carrascalao Head of CNRT in Australia (National Council for Timorese Resistance) President, UDT
(Timorese Democratic Union).
While the UN considers intervention in East Timor, Yugoslavia remains devastated. The West should should remember the
2000 year-old words of the Roman, Tacticus. He said, "They make a wilderness and call it peace." John Howard reports.
"I am determined to win Hutt South as the best candidate, and the piece of paper that I want with my name on it is the
one that goes in the ballot box.
Conservation Minister Nick Smith is astonished at Labour's decision to pull their support on the Hauraki Gulf Marine
Park and has urged Labour to reconsider.
The Labour Party has offered weak excuses for not supporting the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park now”, said Martin Poulsen,
the National Party Candidate for Auckland Central.
Prime Minister Jenny Shipley encouraged anti-APEC protesters to consider the great benefits free trade offered those who
were currently excluded from lucrative markets.
Telecom New Zealand Chief Executive Roderick Deane hailed the Southern Cross Cable landing in Takapuna today, as a
significant milestone in the $2 billion investment project designed to greatly enhance New Zealand's communications with
the rest of ...
Labour Leader Helen Clark today called on the New Zealand Government to place the issue of East Timor on the agenda for
discussion at the APEC summit next weekend.