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Investigate Magazine, Dec 08

December 16, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

December’s Investigate magazine can be viewed here as a Flash document – the first time the entire magazine has ever appeared online. To obtain a hard copy or a downloadable PDF, visit our website at […]

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Illinois ‘mafia’ associations drag Obama down

December 10, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Blagojevich scandal threatens to be a distraction for Obama’s transition team By Marisa Taylor and Steven Thomma McClatchy Newspapers PHOTO: Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama was untainted but not untouched Tuesday by the […]

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Illinois

December 10, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Blagojevich scandal threatens to be a distraction for Obama’s transition team By Marisa Taylor and Steven Thomma McClatchy Newspapers PHOTO: Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON – President-elect Barack Obama was untainted but not untouched Tuesday by the […]

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Aviation

Roses of Remembrance

December 2, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

PHOTO: MAXPPP Relatives of the New Zealanders killed in the Airbus crash off Perpignan have visited the scene overnight where the jet plunged into the Mediterranean. Accompanied by Air New Zealand CEO Rob Fyfe, the […]

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Air New Zealand A320 Crash

November 28, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Wellington, Nov 28 NZPA – Five New Zealanders are given no hope of surviving the crash of an Airbus A320 operated by XL Airways of Germany in the Mediterranean today. One Air New Zealand pilot, […]

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Air New Zealand jet crash: latest

November 28, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Government concerned for Air NZ & CAA staff on crashed Airbus Transport Minister Steven Joyce says the Government is getting regular updates, and seeking briefings from officials, in the wake of the A320 Airbus crash […]

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Lightbulb ban switched off?

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Energy Minister Gerry Brownlee has asked officials to look into a proposed phase out of incandescent lightbulbs. In Opposition Mr Brownlee was a vocal opponent of the Labour government’s plan to implement a new standard […]

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TV actress hid in hotel cupboard

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Sydney (dpa) – Australian soap opera star Brooke Satchwell described Thursday how she hid inside a bathroom cupboard as gunmen were shooting other guests at Mumbai’s Taj Mahal Hotel. Two Australians were in hospital and […]

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Key

November 27, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

PHOTO: WENN TGIF EDITION, with NZPA Prime Minister John Key’s meeting with the Queen this week at Buckingham Palace has struck a discordant note with monarchists back here in New Zealand, after he described the […]

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Political career on the rocks, in tonight

November 21, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

Tonight’s TGIF Edition will end any hopes of a political career for one Labour high-flyer, as these first lines from tonight’s editorial disclose: There are times when you instinctively know an investigation will hit its […]

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Oct 07 issue

Heat in the kitchen

November 14, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

Migrant chefs exposed as members of terrorist group In an Auckland restaurant today, a young Muslim man works as a chef, and may be on the verge of getting permanent residency. But this man is […]

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A free copy of Absolute Power

November 13, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

For a limited time, we’re offering a free copy of the #1 bestseller Absolute Power with all one year subscriptions to TGIF Edition ($36) Details at http://www.tgifedition.com

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Mercury in CFLs – special investigation

August 11, 2008 Ian Wishart 0

The Most Comprehensive Media Investigation Of CFL Lightbulbs Published To Date A Labour and Green Party initiative to ban ordinary incandescent light bulbs if they win the election could cost ordinary households thousands of dollars […]

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June 02 issue

Deborah Coddington pinged

March 11, 2008 InvestigateDesign 0

JUNE 2002 EDITION Evidence of a political and financial spider’s web involving Cabinet Ministers, millionaire businessmen, senior journalists and newspaper editors in a plan to manipulate public opinion has emerged in a pile of explosive […]

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Australian edition

TRAVEL: May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

RED LIGHT, GREEN LIGHT Gary A. Warner says that if you look beyond the sleaze, Amsterdam is full of treasures Forget the canals. Forget the coffeehouses. Forget the acres of Rembrandts and Van Goghs. Forget […]

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SCIENCE: July 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

COPY CATS Entrepreneurial American scientists are destined for the dog house, says Susanne Quick It’s just another brown brick building in a suburban American business park. But Suite J at the Waunakee Business Center in […]

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Investigate back issues

LINE ONE: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

CHRIS CARTER A state-sponsored frontal lobotomy How do you finally discover that you have crossed the threshold as it were and become, irrevocably, a grizzly old bastard? Could some of the signs, for instance, be […]

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TECHNOLOGY: July 05, AU Edition

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IT’S A SMALL, SMALL WORLD From cough syrups to eyeglasses for cows, Martha McKay takes a peek into a very tiny future At the nanotechnology show in New York City recently, companies touted the state-of-the-art, […]

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TRAVEL: Sep 05, AU Edition

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SUBCONTINENTAL DRIFT After a whirlwind trip through India’s sights, smells and sounds, Robert Cross vows to return AIPUR, India – ‘I was told that the first thing you’ll notice is the smell,’ said my friend […]

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Double Speak

DOUBLE SPEAK: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

IAN WISHART Killing us softly with their song Cellphones kill 17 in road crashes”, screamed the newspaper headline, or something like it. I almost choked on the latte (come on, I live in Auckland). Seventeen […]

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THE WATCHER: Dec 05, AU Edition

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ALAN RM JONES The year of the monkey… It was an annus horribilis for an increasingly isolated and beleaguered Republican president under attack from a scathing media and irresolute Democrats in Congress. Each day’s news […]

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Australian edition

FOOD: May 05, AU Edition

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HOMEMADE PROZAC When the weather’s cold and the sun sets mid-afternoon, Eli Jameson finds brightness in the kitchen It has always amazed me that when T.S. Eliot wrote the line, ‘April is the cruelest month’, […]

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Break Point

BREAK POINT: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

ANN COULTER The problem of fruitbat university lecturers… University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill has written that “unquestionably, America has earned” the attack of 9/11. He calls the attack itself a result of “gallant sacrifices […]

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THE ARENA: Dec 05, AU Edition

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JAMES MORROW Get ready for a long, hot summer… Anyone who has ever taken a holiday in a beach community knows that such places can be fairly insular places. When so much time is spent […]

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Australian edition

FOOD: Sep 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

NOODLING AROUND Want a fun challenge in the kitchen? Make your own pasta, says Eli Jameson Ah, the pasta aisle of the supermarket. Fettucini, cavatelli, oricchiette, rigatoni, penne rigate…just reading off the names on the […]

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Australian edition

May 05, AU Edition

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

TRAFFICKING IN TEARS Slavery was supposed to be a thing of the past. But in the dark corners of Australia, it is still flourishing – and as SHAUN DAVIES reports, despite recent efforts the government […]

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Eyes Right

EYES RIGHT: Mar 05

March 10, 2008 iwishart 0

RICHARD PROSSER A burning question A millennium dawns, and a power and environmental crisis beckons. Or does it? The globe is warming, oil is running out, and it’s all our fault, apparently. Mankind’s fondness for […]