New Zealand

Catholic Church in crisis: save money or save souls?

October 4, 2018 iwishart 3

The Catholic Hierarchy is letting its people down By Amy Brooke                                                                  When visiting in England a while back, one of the highlights of our trip was finding the tomb of the great Anglo-French, […]

New Zealand

Amy Brooke: the future’s on hold

September 28, 2018 iwishart 0

By Amy Brooke Operationally inadequate? AIR New Zealand,  Southern Cross, Vodafone, the major banks, power and communication companies? Contrary to the mantra that competition is always good, the now constant practice of cutting corners in […]

Science

Take 5: Kids’ science quotes

October 15, 2017 iwishart 0

Kids’ Science Quotes   The beguiling ideas about science quoted here were gleaned from essays, exams, and classroom discussions. Most were from 5th and 6th graders. They illustrate Mark Twain’s contention that the ‘most interesting […]

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Mark Steyn: the global cities experiment

June 10, 2017 iwishart 0

From Mark Steyn’s column this week: Mayor Khan is a slippery customer, and he used a slippery phrase in reassuring the public after Saturday’s carnage: London, he declared, was “one of the safest global cities […]

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Looking for the Newstalk ZB book special?

September 19, 2016 iwishart 0

If you’re looking for the book special that Ian Wishart and Leighton Smith were talking about on the radio, we’re making it easy for you. Simply click on this link to request info on today’s […]

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The politics of separation

May 23, 2014 iwishart 0

THE POLITICS OF SEPARATION How a pakeha from the wrong side of the tracks embarked on a journey for Waitangi compensation He was white trash in a brown working class neighbourhood, but never saw colour […]

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Education minister disses NZ education system

September 26, 2013 iwishart 0

Education Minister Hekia Parata says New Zealand’s educational standards are slipping when compared to the rest of the OECD nations. Speaking on the eve of a major education conference in Turkey, Parata says the country’s […]

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In the latest Investigate

January 1, 2013 iwishart 0

In the Dec 2012/Jan 2013 Investigate:   Open publication – Free publishing – More news Open publication – Free publishing – More news

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Alleged Chinese criminal linked to Goff, Key

October 18, 2011 iwishart 0

Chinese businessman Jack Chen – wanted on multimillion dollar corruption charges in Hong Kong, cultivated strong links to New Zealand politicians, including Labour leader Phil Goff, Prime Minister John Key, and former Prime Minister Jenny […]

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BP oil spill finally stopped

July 16, 2010 MelW 0

By Curtis Morgan Finally, perhaps only temporarily, BP on Thursday managed to corral a raging gusher that for 85 days pumped a monstrous, shifting stain of crude across the Gulf of Mexico, cost coastal communities […]

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Malaysian woman caught with drugs

July 15, 2010 MelW 0

By Julia Yeow Kuala Lumpur (dpa) – A Malaysian woman on her way to court to answer a drug charge was caught with heroin hidden in her panties, a news report said Thursday. The 22-year-old […]