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Man shoots own hand in Great Easter Bunny Hunt

March 30, 2013 MelW 0

Wellington (dpa) – New Zealand’s Great Easter Bunny Hunt, an annual cull of rabbits on the South Island, nearly claimed a human life Saturday when one hunter accidentally shot himself. The 26-year-old, one of more […]

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North Korea announces war

March 30, 2013 MelW 0

By Dirk Godder   Seoul (dpa) – North Korea announced Saturday that it was in a state of war with South Korea, in its ongoing angry rhetoric against South Korea and the United States.  In […]

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An Easter Story

March 29, 2013 iwishart 0

By Ian Wishart “Do you still not see or understand? Are your hearts hardened? Do you have eyes, but fail to see; and ears, but fail to hear? And don’t you remember…?” The words of […]

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Climber plunges 100m, beacon alerts rescuers

March 27, 2013 iwishart 0

An injured climber has been rescued by helicopter from Mt Awful in Mt Aspiring National Park, after suffering head injuries following a fall of around 100m. The Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand (RCCNZ) received a […]

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News Weekly Australia – latest headlines

March 27, 2013 iwishart 0

EDITORIAL: The decline of Australian manufacturing The recent closure of a number of iconic Australian food manufacturers highlights the parlous state of manufacturing in Australia, the extent of Australia’s growing dependence on imports, and the […]

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Banks under fresh investigation by NZ ComCom

March 27, 2013 iwishart 0

The Commerce Commission is seeking more information from farmers and others who entered into a financial derivative product known as interest rate swaps. The Commission has received complaints primarily from the rural community alleging they […]

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NZ Government looks to regulate internet

March 26, 2013 iwishart 0

Justice Minister Judith Collins has tabled in Parliament today the Law Commission’s report on regulation of the news media in the digital age. The report, The News Media Meets ‘New Media’: Rights, Responsibilities and Regulation […]

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Government shaking over Earthquake privacy breach

March 25, 2013 iwishart 0

Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee says he was very disappointed to learn at 2.21pm today that properties within the document sent by the Earthquake Commission to an unauthorised recipient on Friday contained more information […]

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Global warming stopped in 1997 – new study

March 16, 2013 iwishart 22

A new report written by Dr David Whitehouse and published today by the Global Warming Policy Foundation concludes that there has been no statistically significant increase in annual global temperatures since 1997. After reviewing the scientific […]

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CERN confirms ‘It’s a Higgs boson’

March 15, 2013 iwishart 0

Geneva, 14 March 2013. At the Moriond Conference today, the ATLAS and CMS collaborations at CERN1’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) presented preliminary new results that further elucidate the particle discovered last year.  Having analysed two […]

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Gen-Y’s credit ratings slide

March 13, 2013 iwishart 0

Could a spike in credit defaults from Gen Y be part of the housing crisis? 13 March 2013 More of Australia’s new generation of first home buyers are living with credit defaults and a consumer […]

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Craig Ranapia – THIS is your ass

March 12, 2013 iwishart 0

BISHOP TAKES RED QUEEN Been taking some heat in the past day or so from GayNZ’s “Red Queen”, Craig Ranapia over the self-proclaimed gay “blueprint” for a propaganda campaign to brainwash the public into supporting […]

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Novopay minister releases report

March 11, 2013 iwishart 0

Minister Responsible for Novopay Steven Joyce today released the PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) report on complaints and notifications in regards to Pay Period 25 of the schools’ payroll. Pay Period 25, which was paid on the morning […]