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Health

National focuses on boosting immunisation

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National will ensure that by the end of 2014, 95 per cent of all eight-month-old children are fully immunised with three scheduled vaccinations, Prime Minister and National Party Leader John Key announced today. In addition, […]

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New Zealand

Recycling of earthquake waste to be maximised

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

The Government is working with councils and industry to maximise the recycling of the estimated 4.5 million tonnes of demolition and liquefaction waste from the Canterbury earthquakes, Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee and Environment […]

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New Zealand

Goff Police claim yet another ‘made up fact’

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

Phil Goff’s bogus allegation of a Police recruitment freeze all next year is the latest example of making stuff up and story-telling from a desperate Labour Party, says National Party Campaign Chair Steven Joyce. “Two […]

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Australia

216kg of drugs concealed in cartons of raisins

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

A joint operation between the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service and the Australian Federal Police (AFP) has disrupted an organised crime syndicate, preventing 216 kilograms of illicit drugs worth an estimated $30 million from […]

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New Zealand

Clampdown on P continuing to show results – PM

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

The fourth Indicators and Progress report for the Government’s Tackling Methamphetamine Action Plan shows government agencies’ work is continuing to contain the growth of methamphetamine (‘P’) supply networks, Prime Minister John Key announced Tuesday. “This […]

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New Zealand

Rena flotsam – just add water and stir

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Debris from the shipwrecked Rena container vessel is lining the Bay of Plenty coast, 36 hours after the large ship broke apart in six metre storm swells. Thousands of bags of milk powder have washed […]

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New Zealand

The Rena Has Sunk

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

In the space of a morning, most of the giant container ship Rena has slipped beneath the waves on Astrolabe Reef. An amazing sequence of photographs taken by Maritime New Zealand chronicles the final moments […]

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New Zealand

Megaupload founder arrested in New Zealand

January 1, 1970 iwishart 1

US shuts down file-sharing site MegaUpload By Ben Fritz Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES _ The Department of Justice announced Thursday that it has conducted a major action to shut down MegaUpload, a popular file-sharing […]

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Technology

4.5M sign Google SOPA petition

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

bc-us-onlineprivacy-petition UPI NewsTrack Mountain View, CA, United States MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 19 (UPI) — U.S. Internet search giant Google says more than 4.5 million people signed its petition against the anti-piracy laws being considered […]

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New Zealand

Kim in the klink as MegaUpload sinks

January 1, 1970 iwishart 1

By Ian Llewellyn Wellington (dpa) – Kim Dotcom, the man accused of running one of the world’s largest internet piracy operations, has been arrested more than once, has used multiple aliases and drives a car […]

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New Zealand

Magazine releases Megaupload documents

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

New Zealand’s Investigate magazine has today released the crucial company documents that show how Kim Dotcom Schmitz controlled the MegaUpload empire. The magazine carried out an investigation of Schmitz in 2010 after he took up […]

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New Zealand

Weather bomb forces concert venue change

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

SOUNDS IN THE SUN EVENT RELOCATES TO VECTOR ARENA After four years of fine weather the Unitec presents Lipton Ice Tea Sounds in the Sun event tomorrow has been relocated to Vector Arena. The MetService […]

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New Zealand

Korean whaling plans opposed by NZ

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

NZ opposes South Korean whaling proposal Foreign Minister Murray McCully says the Korean announcement of an intention to commence a so-called scientific whaling programme in the North West Pacific is “a serious setback for those […]

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USA

Votes from beyond the grave

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

By Melissa Wishart With US President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney jostling for position in the coming elections, every vote counts, apparently. Romney’s campaign recently accused Voter Participation Center of violating election […]

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New Zealand

The Vitamin D Briefing

January 1, 1970 iwishart 1

THE VITAMIN D BRIEFING Edited by Ian Wishart SEPT 27 ISSUE VitDBriefingSep2012 If you are looking for more information about the bestselling new book, Vitamin D, click here AUG 31 ISSUE Better cancer survival Norwegian […]

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Feature articles

After America: Get Ready For Armageddon

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

GET READY FOR ARMAGEDDON WHEN AMERICA FALLS, SO WILL WE Soon after 9/11, Investigate columnist Mark Steyn noted that the West is “sleepwalking to national suicide”. Eleven years on, the edge of the precipice has […]

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New Zealand

Preachers of Hate

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Preachers of Hate SPECIAL INVESTIGATION HELEN HOODWINKED BY PREACHERS OF HATE OSAMA BIN LADEN’S TENTACLES REACH NEW ZEALAND’S FIVE MAIN CENTRES IN MASSIVE BORDER SECURITY BREACH Some of the world’s most extreme Islamic preachers, and […]

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New Zealand

The Briefing goes live

January 1, 1970 iwishart 1

Investigate Daily’s online newspaper The Briefing has gone live. The Briefing is an evolution from its predecessor TGIF Edition, and brings together highlights from news events – particular in the area of climate change and […]

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New Zealand

Media distorting gay marriage debate – NZCN

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

New Zealand Christian Network is disappointed with the disturbing tactics of some politicians and media who are seeking to marginalise those opposed to their worldview on the Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment bill, by unfairly […]

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New Zealand

NZ doubles China visa offer

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

New Zealand is making it easier for Chinese tourists to visit by extending the length of visitor visas, Prime Minister and Tourism Minister John Key announced in China today. “The length of the multiple-entry visitor […]

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New Zealand

Blistering Novopay report released

January 1, 1970 iwishart 0

Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce today released the report of the Ministerial Inquiry into the schools’ payroll service, Novopay. The Ministerial Inquiry was undertaken by former Chief Executive of the Department of the Prime […]

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New Zealand

US woman shot dead by eight-year-old grandson

January 1, 1970 MelW 0

(UPI) An eight-year-old Louisiana boy was with his parents Sunday after authorities said he would not be charged in the shooting death of his 90-year-old grandmother. The youngster was believed to have shot the woman […]