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  Parliament of New Zealand - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Parliament of New Zealand consists of the Queen of New Zealand and the New Zealand House of Representatives and, until 1951, the New Zealand Legislative Council.
New Zealand essentially follows the Westminster system of government, and is governed by a cabinet and Prime Minister chosen by the House of Representatives.
The New Zealand Parliament's lower house is the New Zealand House of Representatives.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand_Parliament   (849 words)

 1st New Zealand Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1st New Zealand Parliament was a term of the Parliament of New Zealand.
New Zealand had not yet obtained "responsible government" (that is, the power to manage its own affairs), and so the 1st Parliament did not hold any significant power.
The 1st Parliament was held before the creation of either political parties or the office of Premier.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1st_New_Zealand_Parliament   (453 words)

 New Zealand
New Zealand is somewhat isolated in the ocean and consists of two main islands (prosaically known as the North Island and the South Island) and numerous smaller islands.
New Zealand is a Constitutional Monarchy with a parliamentary democracy Under the New Zealand Royal Titles Act 1953 Queen Elizabeth II, is Queen of New Zealand, and is represented as head of state by the Governor General, Dame Silvia Cartwright.
New Zealand's most popular sports are rugby (primarily rugby union but also rugby league), soccer, (the most popular sport amongst children), cricket, and netball (the sport with the most players); golf, tennis, rowing and a variety of water sports, particularly sailing.
www.gamesinathens.com /olympics/n/ne/new_zealand.shtml   (2614 words)

 CHARLES BRAY's New Zealan Journal
New Zealand it’s always been known to be firmly to Britain that it was long considered as the Britain of the South Pacific.
New Zealand is slightly larger in area than the United Kingdom but has a population of only 3.4 million, 74 per cent of whom live on the North Island.
New Zealand was the first country to give women the vote in 1893, and the treaty of Waitangi in 1840 gave Maori and Europeans equal rights as citizens.
www.greatestcities.com /users/cbray5003/Oceania/New_Zealand   (5842 words)

 Discover the Wisdom of Mankind on New Zealand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
New Zealand was involved in a Constitutional Convention in March 1891 in Sydney, New South Wales, along with the then-colonies of Australia.
Under the New Zealand Royal Titles Act (1953), Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is Queen of New Zealand and is represented as head of state by the Governor-General, Her Excellency Dame Silvia Cartwright.
New Zealand is the only country in the world where all the highest offices in the land are occupied by women.
www.blinkbits.com /blinks/new_zealand   (4809 words)

 Tamil Diaspora - New Zealand - நியூசிலாந்து
New Zealand has played a role in the pacific in conflict reduction but he said it is difficult to do the same around the world.
The chairperson Malathy Naguleswaran asked the New Zealand people to take serious note of the outcome of the December 2001 election where the Tamil people of Sri Lanka voted unambiguously for a mandate that stated that LTTE is their sole representatives in negotiations with the government.
She also asked New Zealand to stand apart from the rest of the western world as they have done with respect to their anti-nuclear position and the South African anti-apartheid position.
www.tamilnation.org /diaspora/newzealand.htm   (1590 words)

 New Zealand and the Boer War
The New Zealanders took part in the advance through the Transvaal to Johannesburg and Pretoria, which were both in British hands by early June.
It was during the second of the new style drives in eastern Orange Free State that the New Zealanders suffered their heaviest losses of the war in a desperate action at Bothasberg.
Of the New Zealand units which served in South Africa, 71 were killed in action or died of wounds, 25 were accidentally killed and 133 died of disease.
www.diggerhistory.info /pages-conflicts-periods/other/nz-boer-war.htm   (1954 words)

The Governor-General appointed by the Sovereign is the Sovereign's representative in New Zealand.
The Parliament of New Zealand is the same body as that which before the commencement of this Act was called the General Assembly (as established by section 32 of the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom) and which consisted of the Governor-General and the House of Representatives.
The term of Parliament shall, unless Parliament is sooner dissolved, be 3 years from the day fixed for the return of the writs issued for the last preceding general election of members of the House of Representatives, and no longer.
www.cmseducation.org /wconsts/nz.html   (1905 words)

 OnlineWomen: New Zealand
New Zealand is an independent nation and a member of the British Commonwealth.
New Zealand has a mixed economy with sizable manufacturing and service sectors complementing a highly efficient export-oriented agricultural sector.
New Zealand was the first nation in the world to give women the vote, in 1893, 15 years after it became the first country in the old British empire to award a bachelor's degree to a female university student.
www.onlinewomeninpolitics.org /nz/nzmain.htm   (733 words)

 BBC NEWS | Have Your Say | New Zealand election: Your views
New Zealand's ruling party has won enough votes for 50 seats in parliament to the opposition National Party's 49, but will need the support of minor parties to form a government.
It is also a relief that New Zealand avoided the international debt that National promised with the spectre of peak oil on the horizon.
While New Zealand may be a country small in size, it serves as a towering example of reasonableness and decency.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/talking_point/4255382.stm   (3279 words)

 ICL - New Zealand - Constitution Act 1986
(2) The Governor-General appointed by the Sovereign is the Sovereign's representative in New Zealand.
A person who is in office as Speaker immediately before the dissolution or expiration of Parliament shall, notwithstanding that dissolution or expiration, continue in office until the close of polling day at the next general election unless that person sooner vacates office as Speaker.
(2) The Parliament of New Zealand is the same body as that which before the commencement of this Act was called the General Assembly (as established by section 32 of the New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 of the Parliament of the United Kingdom) and which consisted of the Governor-General and the House of Representatives.
www.oefre.unibe.ch /law/icl/nz00000_.html   (2468 words)

 New Zealand News, New Zealand Weather and Links: QuickNews   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The estimated population of New Zealand in July, 2004 was 3,993,817.
New Zealand's full participation in a number of defense alliances lapsed by the 1980s.
The total yield of New South Wales is about a million and a half bushels, a deficiency of some three and three-quarter million bushels on the average of the last twenty-seven years.
news.quickfound.net /intl/new_zealand_news.html   (3897 words)

 NZ Vietnam War Veterans Submissions
The professionalism of New Zealand Vietnam veterans is acknowledged by General Nguyen Minh Ninh, a former commander of the Viet Cong D445 Battalion.
New Zealand Members of Parliament have been communicated with over many years on the subject of certain diseases and health disorders among New Zealand Vietnam veterans and the alleged association with exposure to chemicals during service in Vietnam.
The then New Zealand Minister of Defence Hon F D O'Flynn wrote to the Vietnam veterans in January 1985 stating "that there is no scientific evidence to support the contention that exposure to Agent Orange has caused any long-term health problems for veterans or their children." '.
nzvietnamvets.freeservers.com   (13553 words)

 Judge Anand Satyanand to be Governor-General [of New Zealand] (1st ethnic Indian and Catholic)
New Zealand is extremely fortunate to have a person of Judge Satyanand's calibre and background who is prepared to serve as New Zealand's next Governor-General.
Judge Satyanand was born in Auckland on 22 July, 1944 and raised in New Zealand.
The position of the Governor-General is act as the Queen's representative for New Zealand that is appointed by her on the advice of New Zealand's Prime Minister.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/f-news/1609353/posts   (1561 words)

 The soc.culture.new-zealand FAQ FAQ
The Chatham Islands are well east of New Zealand (850kms) and have their own 'Time Zone' in as much as their clocks are always 45 mins ahead of the rest of NZ and I guess they keep in step with changes to and from NZDT.
Smith said predation was causing the decline of New Zealand's bird populations in general, and forest habitats were gradually being destroyed by possums, deer and goats.
Parliament is the consitutional "sovereign" - there is no theoretical limit on what it can validly do, and the validity of the laws which it enacts cannot be challenged in the courts (although the courts do have and use wide-ranging powers to control administrative acts of the government).
www.non.com /news.answers/new-zealand-faq.html   (15070 words)

 ISIL New Zealand Conference
This move resulted in the New Zealand economy rebounding from near-collapse to the point where it is now rated by the Fraser Institute's Economic Freedom of the World Index as #2 in the world.
He worked for the New Zealand Forest Service, on North Sea oil rigs, and drove a truck for his father's company, so he is no ivory-tower intellectual – having gotten his hands dirty with real work – and experienced first-hand the deadening hand of government regulation.
Since New Zealand at this time had adopted a new election system that made it much easier for new parties to enter parliament, ACT was transformed into a new political party.
www.free-market.net /resources/fnn/2004fall/nz-conference.html   (6150 words)

 PPSEAWA International Bulletin - New Zealand Country Report
PPSEAWA New Zealand recently held its 2001 National Conference in Auckland where the Mayor of Auckland, Christine Fletcher, officially opened the Conference.
Patrick Lynch of the New Zealand Commission for UNESCO who said in his address to us, "You are special people in your commitment to peace and dialogue among peoples.
This year a new National President, Annie Coates and a new National Secretary, Anne Penn, were elected and we congratulate thena dn wish them well during their term of office.
www.ppseawa.org /Bulletin/01May/newzealand.html   (344 words)

 DecisionMaker 2006   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The DecisionMaker Guide to Parliament and Government 2006 edition for New Zealand, first quarter 2006, was released on CD with new features in April 2006.
New Zealand is a pluralist, secular democracy with a small and relatively well educated population, good communication and an active media.
The challenge is to ensure that young people and new arrivals receive grounding in the essential framework, and that older age groups are kept up to date with significant changes in the system.
www.decisionmaker.co.nz   (763 words)

 Ten American troops slain in Iraq
Three Marines assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Armored Division, were killed Monday as a result of enemy action while operating in Anbar province.
Johnson was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 35th Armor Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 1st Armor Division, Baumholder, Germany.
Arvanitis was assigned to the 1st Battalion, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division, Fort Bragg, N.C. Army Staff Sgt. Christopher O. Moudry, 31, of Baltimore; Spc.
www.newzealandnews.net /story/206942   (655 words)

 PlanetOut News: 1st Trans* MP's Maiden Speech
The world's 1st transsexual Member of Parliament championed l/g/b/t rights in her introductory address, but said her Wairarapa, New Zealand constituency would be her top priority.
Georgina Beyer, the world's first transsexual to be elected a Member of Parliament, delivered her "maiden" speech to the New Zealand Parliament on February 8.
In fact, they are not so different in many respects from any other issue that we in New Zealand are all concerned about -- health, education, training, employment -- and a few other niggly ones that are just a little unusual.
www.planetout.com /news/article-print.html?2000/02/09/2   (963 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | Coalition troops in Iraq
Any major engagement with insurgents is run by US forces, except in the south-east, where British forces take the lead.
In August 2004, South Korea is due to start deploying 3,000 new troops in Irbil.
Most of the 700 South Koreans already in the country have been based in the south-east, but about half are now, reportedly, being redeployed to Irbil.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/click/rss/0.91/public/-/2/hi/middle_east/3873359.stm   (407 words)

 www.cyclingnews.com presents the 1st Wellington World Cup
Sunday's Trust House Women's World Cup Race in New Zealand's capital city was always going to be a hard one.
At the finish line, right in front of New Zealand Parliament Buildings, de Goede easily took the sprint.
Perhaps inspired by the break which determined the Trust House Women's Tour of New Zealand, the race action started early.
www.cyclingnews.com /road/2005/mar05/wellingtonwc05/?id=results   (1055 words)

 CataLaw : New Zealand
Ara Nui: Aotearoa / New Zealand : Government and Politics
ERD - Law By Country - New Zealand
University of Auckland Faculty of Law: New Zealand Courts
www.catalaw.com /region/NZ.shtml   (141 words)

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