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Parliament and Peters Still Hangs On The Specials

Wednesday, 8 December 1999, 12:20 am | Jonathan Hill

The Greens have made it with six MPs into parliament but the future of NZ First and party leader Winston Peters still hangs in the balance. More >>

Specials Deadline Today - Election Not Over Yet

Tuesday, 7 December 1999, 11:03 am | Jonathan Hill

Today (Tuesday) 7pm is the deadline for all special votes to be returned for counting with results known no later than Thursday. More >>

Castro Demands US Return Boy Or Face Protests

Monday, 6 December 1999, 11:16 am | Jonathan Hill

Fidel Castro has demanded the United States return a six year old Cuban boy, rescued off the coast of Florida, to Cuba within three days or face mass street protests. More >>

Clark Announces Labour Cabinet Positions

Friday, 3 December 1999, 2:44 pm | Jonathan Hill

Labour Leader Helen Clark has announced the Labour members of the cabinet after a ballot was held today by the Labour caucus. It is a predictable announcement with no surprises. More >>

100 Feared Missing in Mexican Drug Graves

Wednesday, 1 December 1999, 2:19 pm | Jonathan Hill

The FBI and Mexican police exhumed one body yesterday as a search began for up to 100 victims of drug violence – most allegedly buried near the Mexico-Texas border. More >>

Naked Man Attacks London Churchgoers with Sword

Monday, 29 November 1999, 11:06 am | Jonathan Hill

A naked man wielding a sword burst into a London church service yesterday (Sunday) and injured at least 10 people. More >>

Cape Town Pizza Bomb Blast Injures 50

Monday, 29 November 1999, 12:42 am | Jonathan Hill

Nearly 50 people were injured on Sunday after a home made pipe bomb exploded in a busy Cape Town pizza restaurant in the tourism heart of South Africa. More >>

Scoop Images: Polling Day In Aro Valley

Saturday, 27 November 1999, 5:42 pm | Jonathan Hill

Photo Essay - You Will Vote - Why Can't I vote? - Have you voted yet? asks dog - what! you want four votes? - No. I'm sorry, but you can't change your mind. More >>

Greens Still Lead in Coromandel

Thursday, 25 November 1999, 9:54 am | Jonathan Hill

The Latest TV One Colmar Brunton Poll shows the Green Paqrty co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons is still in the lead in the crucial seat of Coromandel. More >>

NEWSFLASH: Lomu Signs With Hurricanes

Wednesday, 24 November 1999, 10:35 am | Jonathan Hill


ELECTION 1999: Voting In The Dark

Wednesday, 24 November 1999, 12:00 am | Jonathan Hill

The state of democracy in New Zealand looks shot to bits as, only four days out from a general election, nearly half of all voters do not understand how our electoral system works and forty per cent are unaware they will also be required to vote on ... More >>

ELECTION 1999: Jonathan Hill's Election Prediction

Monday, 22 November 1999, 1:48 pm | Jonathan Hill

Right. As the chances of getting this right are slim indeed, this guess is purely on gut feeling. I'm picking a week of negative campaigning from National is not going to wash well with voters and will eventually be to the party's detriment. More >>

Poll Shows Tight Race For Maori Seats

Monday, 22 November 1999, 10:50 am | Jonathan Hill

The weekend’s Marae Digipoll shows tight races in three of the five maori seats. In the seat of Waiariki Labour’s Mita Ririnui is on 30 per cent with Cabinet Minister Tuariki Delamere on 27.1 per cent. More >>

Herald Digi Poll Shows Greens Over Five Per Cent

Friday, 19 November 1999, 11:54 am | Jonathan Hill

This morning’s (Friday) Herald DigiPoll shows the Greens breaking the five per cent threshold for the first time this campaign. More >>

ELECTION 1999: Polls, Personal Attacks, Pressure

Friday, 19 November 1999, 11:11 am | Jonathan Hill

There is a real risk in placing too much trust in the polls, however this week definite and consistent trends suggest New Zealand is preparing to vote for a new government. Jonathan Hill writes. More >>

TV3 Poll Shows Left Breaking Away

Friday, 19 November 1999, 8:39 am | Jonathan Hill

The latest TV3 CM Research Poll shows the left breaking away from the right, with Labour able to form a government without the help of Winston Peters. More >>

Cannabis Debate - Nats Get Nasty Over Green Threat

Thursday, 18 November 1999, 1:49 pm | Jonathan Hill

If there is one thing you can say of the Green Party in this election, it is that they have run the cleanest campaign. Despite barbs and ridicule from every main political party, including those who may eventually depend on their support to form a government, ... More >>

Scoop Images: Jim Anderton On Don’s Bad Hair Day

Wednesday, 17 November 1999, 1:50 pm | Jonathan Hill

Lights…. cameras….crane… are we ready…..Steady now...don’t mind the wind Jim...Nearer my god to thee... More >>

Turkish Quake Survivors Struggle For Food, Shelter

Tuesday, 16 November 1999, 2:14 pm | Jonathan Hill

The survivors of Turkeys second big earthquake in three months are struggling to find food and shelter and many are fleeing the area, fearful of yet another big quake. More >>

EgyptAir Voice recorder 'Not Conclusive'

Tuesday, 16 November 1999, 9:15 am | Jonathan Hill

The cockpit voice recorder from doomed EgyptAir flight 990 has been plucked from the planes wreckage on the Atlantic ocean floor but as yet it has yielded no conclusive information. More >>





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