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We received the above image yesterday via e-mail. It appears to show a soldier carrying a Steyr rifle with an Australian
imprint the word “Humps” and various things written in Indonesian on it.
It looks as though an Aussie soldier has written the Indonesian for "Halt, hands up!" on his rifle."
If there was ever any doubt that tertiary education was shaping up to be one of the key election issues, then week two
of the election campaign has put those doubts to rest.
Valedictory Speech To House Of Representatives Rt Hon Sir William Birch, MP For Port Waikato
As there are a number of valedictory speeches to be delivered, I am more than happy to go along with Henry VIII who is
said to have informed Anne Boleyn - "I don't intend to keep you long!"
The Australian Army is remaining tight-lipped about two soldiers injured in an East Timor militia ambush late yesterday.
While Victoria University of Wellington's academics went on strike today there were signs that the industrial action was
not supported by even the half of Victoria's staff that belong to their union.
(Los Angeles, October 7, 1999) – The Lord of the Rings film trilogy begins principal photography in Wellington, New
Zealand, on October 11, 1999, under the direction of Peter Jackson, it was jointly announced today by Robert Shaye,
Chairman and Chief ...
(Hansard transcript of the valedictory speech of Hon Jack Elder to Parliament delivered yesterday at 3.30pm.)
"I'm disappointed Rod Donald is throwing the towel in without a contest. He was a likeable character and he has
certainly made an impression on New Zealand politics," says Banks Peninsula MP David Carter.
The coming election gives us renewed opportunity to interpret everything that politicians say and do with cynicism. It
would be nice if we can rise above such a self-imposed stupor. We did it with APEC.
ACT New Zealand wishes Sir Douglas Graham well for his retirement, ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley said today.
Every election is, of course, of vital interest to politicians and those who earn their living either helping or
hindering them. The world beyond the Ngauranga interchange (which for the benefit of non-Wellingtonians is where the
bumpy old Hutt Motorway ...
The Alliance is launching a campaign to remind people of Winston Peters' betrayal at the last election.
It has been a privilege and an honour to serve in this House for the past 15 years. Some people would see 15 years here
as a sentence – in fact counting educational establishments I have spent 25 years of my life institutionalised. The real
New Zealand First is outraged at Helen Clark's announcement yesterday at a Victoria University student forum, that the
Labour Party would condone the use of cannabis.
As a preview to next week’s City Voice Arts Forum (see… note at end of story for details) City Voice Newspaper's Simon
Vita takes a look at issues surrounding the arts and culture debate.
When New Zealanders place themselves on the political spectrum the majority opt for centre-left according to the New
Zealand Values Study but when it comes to specific ideology we are much more confused.
The ongoing sectarian violence in Indonesia’s Ambon has claimed over 15 lives since Oct. 3. Reports suggest that the
latest violence was triggered and sustained by factionalism among security forces. Ever widening splits between factions
in the military and ...