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Anti-whaling veteran feels vindicated by verdict

March 31, 2014 iwishart 0

The International Court of Justice in The Hague today (Monday, 31 March 2014) found in favor of Australia and New Zealand in the court case against Japan’s so-called Research Whaling in Antarctica. Earthrace Conservation founder […]

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Federated mountain clubs welcome initiative

March 31, 2014 iwishart 0

Federated Mountains Clubs President, Robin McNeill, is delighted by the announcement of the Community Conservation Partnerships Fund announced today by Minister of Conservation, Dr Nick Smith. “Many of our 17,000 members willingly give up their […]

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Search for missing bi-plane continues

March 27, 2014 iwishart 0

Five different areas around the Coromandel have been covered today in the search for the missing aircraft which took off from Ardmore airfield, south-east of Auckland at 11.25am on Tuesday. Rescue Coordination Centre New Zealand […]

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Christian Parachute music festival closes down

March 27, 2014 iwishart 0

So long, and thanks for all the fish. After 24 years, the final curtain has dropped on New Zealand’s longest-running music festival. Parachute Music, the charitable organisation behind the multi-day music festival, announced today that […]

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Around the web this week

March 21, 2014 iwishart 0

Fire or hijack? If the Aussie debris turns out to be wreckage…then this debate about fire vs something else will become central. As I understand it the black box and cockpit voice recorders will disclose […]

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On the Ian Wishart radio show tonight…

March 21, 2014 iwishart 0

Eight years ago yesterday, two twins were born in Auckland whose lives affected a nation. I was reminded of that after hearing some more critical comments about me deciding to tell their story in the […]

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New Zealand election date announced

March 10, 2014 iwishart 0

New Zealand voters will go to the polls on Saturday 20 September. The date’s just been announced by Prime Minister John Key at his post-cabinet news conference. That gives parties six months to get their […]

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Ian Wishart radio show streaming now

March 8, 2014 iwishart 0

The Ian Wishart radio show on Live365.com this week covers Vitamin D, and a number of other topics. Listen to it online here by pressing the play icon at this link Or download the Live365 […]

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Obama threatens Russia over Ukraine

March 1, 2014 iwishart 0

 President Obama blunt in warning Russia not to intervene in Ukraine By Paul Richter, Sergei L. Loiko and Carol J. Williams Tribune Washington Bureau (MCT)      WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama issued a blunt warning […]

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On the Ian Wishart radio show this week

March 1, 2014 iwishart 0

Sex education lessons in a South Island primary school outrage parents and prompt a board member to quit in protest. Then there are Act leader Jamie Whyte’s comments on incest and whether it should still […]