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Scoop Audio: McCully on NZAID's Future

Friday, 1 May 2009, 2:26 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand - Minister of Foreign Affairs Murray McCully delivering a speech outlining the future of NZAID. He then answered questions from the media, which can also be heard below. More >>

Scoop Audio: The PM, Tony Ryall and Swine Flu

Monday, 27 April 2009, 6:36 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Audio on Demand of NZ Prime Minister John Key's press conference. Today the PM discussed swine flu, with help from Health Minister Tony Ryall. The Prime Minister also fielded questions about Auckland governance. More >>

Cullen Presser – Labour's Foreshore Proposals

Tuesday, 21 April 2009, 5:25 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Labour's submission to the Ministerial Review Panel on the Foreshore and Seabed Act is closer to the position the previous Labour Government would have taken had the political climate allowed, Michael Cullen said today. Specifically mentioning national's ... More >>

PM's Press Conference – Afghanistan To Mt Albert

Monday, 20 April 2009, 7:11 pm | Spike Mountjoy

The Prime Minister announced June 13 as the date set for the Mt Albert by-election saying he would lend his support to whichever National Party candidate contested it. Asked whether declining to send more troops to Afghanistan would hurt New Zealand's ... More >>

Auckland Papers Launch Campaign Against Supercity

Friday, 17 April 2009, 12:21 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Auckland's major community newspapers are urging city residents to fight the "supercity" with an email campaign directed at the Government. This week's Aucklander, a local paper delivered free with The Herald, carries the editorial "Bomb Parliament! – ... More >>

Scoop Audio: Nick Smith, NZ's Kyoto Credit Rebound

Wednesday, 15 April 2009, 12:09 pm | Spike Mountjoy

This morning Climate Change Minister Nick Smith announced New Zealand's Kyoto Credit situation was back in the black, while our net emissions continue to rise. He said the improved Kyoto credit projections were primarily due to reduced stock numbers ... More >>

National and Greens Announce Deal

Wednesday, 8 April 2009, 2:31 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Green Party Co-Leaders Jeanette Fitzsimons and Russel Norman and Prime Minister John Key answered questions in a press conference this afternoon after announcing a memorandum of understanding they have signed. Key then fielded questions about Maori representation ... More >>

PM's Presser Audio: Richard Worth & Super Auckland

Monday, 30 March 2009, 7:16 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Today the Prime Minister said he had given Richard Worth "a bollocking" over a potential conflict of interest during his recent private trip to India as chair of the India Trade Group. While in India Worth oversaw the signing of a memorandum of understanding ... More >>

Spike Mountjoy: In the calm before the storm

Thursday, 12 June 2008, 4:50 pm | Spike Mountjoy

A group of young Monks in the Burmese river-side town of Pakokku were at the forefront of the pro-democracy uprising that swept their country last year. Before the storm, when all they had to worry about was peacefully overthrowing the brutal military ... More >>

New Victims Rights Agency Mooted By Select Cmtte

Wednesday, 19 December 2007, 10:47 am | Spike Mountjoy

A single agency to oversee all matters relating to victims issues could be established if the recommendations of an inquiry into victims' rights are heeded. More >>

Nun Briefs Parliamentarians On Timor-Leste Crisis

Wednesday, 12 December 2007, 2:30 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Security is still the most pressing problem for Timor-Leste according to nun and refugee camp organiser Sister Guilhermina Marcal currently visiting New Zealand. More >>

Audio: Dr Kumi Naidoo Criticises NZ "Terror" Laws

Wednesday, 5 December 2007, 5:27 pm | Spike Mountjoy

A visiting anti-poverty campaigner and veteran of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement says New Zealand's anti-terrorism laws would never pass in his country because they would breach the constitution. More >>

Valerie Morse Calls On Ngati Pakeha To Stand Tall

Friday, 16 November 2007, 1:06 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Over 800 people marched through central Wellington on Wednesday, angry at police behavior during the so called “terror raids” in October. Many in the Hikoi, which had traveled from Ruatoki near Whakatane, also criticised the recently passed Terrorism ... More >>

Tuhoe Anger Loud And Clear Over Police Raids

Thursday, 15 November 2007, 1:18 pm | Spike Mountjoy

Maori Labour MP’s were shouted down as they tried to address a Hikoi of more than 800 Tuhoe iwi, activists, and supporters outside parliament yesterday. Many were there to demonstrate their opposition to October’s police raids, and recent changes ... More >>