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  New Zealand - New Zealand - a Wikia wiki
New Zealand was initially administered as a part of the colony of New South Wales, and it became a separate colony in 1841.
New Zealand was involved in a Constitutional Convention in March 1891 in Sydney, New South Wales, along with the Australian colonies.
The American influence on New Zealand was weakened by the disappointment with the Vietnam War, the nuclear danger presented by the Cold War, the sinking of the Rainbow Warrior by France, and by disagreements over environmental and agricultural trade issues.
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  New Zealand Parliament - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The Parliament of New Zealand is the legislature of New Zealand.
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 Parliament was established by the by the British New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 which established a bicameral legislature, but the upper house, the Legislative Council, was abolished in 1951 so Parliament is now unicameral.
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 New Zealand - Enpsychlopedia
New Zealand was initially administered as a part of the colony of New South Wales, and it became a separate colony in 1841.
New Zealand was involved in a Constitutional Convention in March 1891 in Sydney, New South Wales, along with the Australian colonies.
New Zealand is the only country in the world in which all the highest offices in the land are occupied by women - The Sovereign Queen Elizabeth II of New Zealand, Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright, Prime Minister Helen Clark, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives Margaret Wilson and Chief Justice Dame Sian Elias.
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 New Zealand elections   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
New Zealand general elections occur when the Prime Minister requests a dissolution of Parliament and therefore a general election.
New Zealand women finally gained the right to vote with the passage of a bill by the Legislative Council in 1893.
New Zealand claims to have become the first country in the world to have granted women's suffrage, although the accuracy of this claim depends on the definitions used - see women's suffrage.
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 1st New Zealand Parliament Encyclopedia Article @ PropertyPros.org (Property Pros)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
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.
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 OnlineWomen: Japan
Akiko Domoto serves in the Japanese House of Councilors, the upper house of Parliament.
Her husband, however, insisted that Shidzue become a "new woman" of Japan; that she school herself for independence and militancy in a world he hoped would come to reflect his ideals of socialism and Christian humanism.Over the next few years Shidzue began her life's work for political and social equality and family planning education.
Her campaigns would intensify during the early thirties, become muted during the late thirties, necessarily fade during the forties, and rise to new heights at the war's end.
www.onlinewomeninpolitics.org /japan/japdoc.htm   (1329 words)

  
 Daily New Zealand News: October 2004
About 50 National Front members holding a rally outside parliament were surrounded by anti-racism protesters and one NF member had to be rescued by police after being assaulted by the crowd.
New Zealand has been voted favourite holiday destination for the first time in the UK Telegraph travel awards.
News sources are always attributed and there is full recognition of copyright holders.
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 41st New Zealand Parliament - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 41st New Zealand Parliament was a term of the Parliament of New Zealand.
The 41st Parliament was the first term of the controversial fourth Labour Party government.
The 41st Parliament consisted of ninety-five representatives, the highest number since the 10th Parliament (elected in 1887).
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 [10 Nov 1998] GA/SHC/3503 : THIRD COMMITTEE CONCLUDES CONSIDERATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS QUESTIONS, SITUATIONS
There was new legislation that prohibited the incitement of racial or ethnic hatred or slander, or attacks on the honour or dignity of individuals; that was in line with other democratic countries.
The representative of New Zealand should have recalled the policies of his country towards the indigenous peoples there, who had been historically restricted in a number of areas.
The representative of Iraq said the statements of the representatives of Canada, New Zealand and another country that had allied itself with those States had spoken of human rights violations in Iraq, but theirs was a tiresome reiteration of what the rapporteur had said, which his Government had rejected.
www.un.org /news/Press/docs/1998/19981110.gash3503.html   (11972 words)

  
 Peters, Winston - TopSpin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
He is a New Zealand politician and Member of Parliament, and is the leader of the New Zealand First political party.
He is a member of the Executive Council of New Zealand, although he is outside Cabinet.
As a result of the MMP voting system in New Zealand, many see this populist appeal as one of the main reasons for the longevity of his political career.
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 whoanews.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Bad news for the managers of an Arabian stud farm owned by the Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts, according to reports in the London papers, they were found guilty of stealing more than £25,000 from the millionaire rock star.
Kerry has just left Sunny, her only potential money winning mare in New York, along with a broken marriage to Eric, a down on his luck pretty boy (something that can be found in all aspects of the horse business) heavily indebted to impatient loan sharks.
New Jersey is generally regarded as a state with strong mosquito control and there is no actual evidence that horses in New Jersey are at risk.
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 Vipassana Newsletter April 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The new centre is located high on one of the hills surrounding the town.
This is not only the start of a new millennium but also the centenary of the birth of the great householder saint, Sayagyi U Ba Khin.
New students attending the conference are strongly encouraged to join the preceding ten-day course from 23 August to 3 September.
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 DEMUTUALISATION: Credit unions an endangered species - 19 June 2004
There is no shortage of mutualist bodies that have adapted to new community needs and thereby re-invigorated themselves, re-established their relevance and retained the involvement of their members.
We have not, like the United States, developed new generation agricultural co-operatives as a means of enabling farmers to earn decent livelihoods and retain their rural lifestyles.
The UK Parliament is currently considering legislation whereby mutuals would be enabled to adopt asset locks as a means of protecting their assets against would-be demutualisers, and thereby render attempted demutualisations less likely.
www.newsweekly.com.au /articles/2004jun19_cu.html   (1976 words)

  
 Newspaper Abstracts
our Representative in Parliament, investigated his conduct in the last General Election and subsequently, and are decidedly of opinion that he has not, in any manner, surrendered or compromised the Rights of the Inhabitants of the Town and County of the Town of Galway.
Green was not at home; but Brosnan they caught, flogged him soundly, swore him to quit the farm within a week, to send his flax to the late tenant, and not to presume to dig any of his potatoes- all this under pain of death.
The New Zealand Flax Plant, which was the cause of the first plantation of our convicts at Botany Bay, in 1787, is found to be an indigenous plant of the South of Ireland, growing there luxuriantly.
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 PEO news & events: 2004 news
The opening of a new Parliament is an exciting time at Parliament House and the PEO made the most of the event last month.
The opening of Parliament was on the 16th of November, when the 41st Parliament sat for the first time.
It was an opportunity for parliamentary educators from Australian states and territories as well as education colleagues from New Zealand the chance to discuss current initiatives and share common ground.
www.peo.gov.au /friends/archive/news_PEO2004.html   (1953 words)

  
 A Nuclear-Weapons-Free World: Support for the New Agenda Coalition
In a joint declaration of the New Agenda Coalition, the foreign ministers of Brazil, Egypt, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, Slovenia, South Africa and Sweden called on the rest of the world to move towards nuclear disarmament.
The New Agenda Coalition echoes the goal of Abolition 2000, a global network of some 1,100 citizen action groups calling for a treaty by the year 2000 for the phased elimination of nuclear weapons.
The New Agenda Coalition is a breakthrough in the move towards abolition of nuclear weapons.
www.sondra.net /concerns/newagenda.htm   (481 words)

  
 ACT News - Public/Private Partnerships   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Contrary to public perception, New Zealand is not a leader in public/private partnerships.
We have Phil Barry’s recent research that shows New Zealand has gained significantly from privatisation and could gain over $1 billion a year or around 1% of annual GDP by privatising the remaining SOEs (World Bank Estimates).
The health budget in New Zealand is exploding – up 65% in real terms in ten years, and according to the World Health Organisation we are now 41st (country in the world) in health standards.
www.act.org.nz /news-article.aspx?id=23265   (1011 words)

  
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The anguish of battlefield photographers Nedejko Deretic (54) was a press photographer for the former state-operated Tanjug News Agency and recipient of a photography prize awarded by the United Nations.
The new round of nuclear row erupted in 2002, when U.S. officials accused North Korea of admitting to pushing a clandestine uranium-based arms program, in addition to its known plutonium-based one, in violation of a 1994 nuclear freeze accord.
Perhaps this is a signal that the new secretary will conduct DOE affairs in a way which is more open and accountable to Congress and the taxpayer,” Clements said in a statement.
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 Sierra Leone News Archives - April 2002 - Sierra Leone Web
In a new report, the London-based human rights group said Liberia's two month old state of emergency was being used to carry out human rights violations and to crack down on freedom of expression in that country.
The New Partnership for African Development, which was accepted in principle by the G-8 group of industrialised countries at their summit last year, envisages an infusion of aid into African countries, but would require commitments from recipient nations to improve governance, freedom of speech, and economic management.
But in a separate interview with the Reuters news agency, Sandhu said Liberia had been importing weapons in violation of an arms embargo, imposed on the country a year ago for its alleged backing of the RUF and for its involvement in the illegal arms-for-diamonds trade in the sub-region.
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 Honoring the final survivors of the American Expeditionary Force by the Fredericksburg Memorial Military Museum, ...
The 2nd Washington National Guard was on the border in 1916 and was nationalized as WWI was declared.
The 2nd WA NG became the 161st Infantry assigned to the 41st Division.
After training the 41st Division was shipped to France where it was designated as a replacement unit.
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 NationMaster - New Zealand Democracy statistics
Categorizations are based on the electoral law, or the last competitive election held; Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance 2003; Parline Database; IPU (Inter-Parliamentary Union).
Correspondence on year women received the right to vote and to stand for election and year first woman was elected or appointed to parliament.
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 www.cyclingnews.com news and analysis
There's good news for the riders and the organisers of Sunday's women's World Cup race in Wellington city, New Zealand, with the strong winds that have battered the region in the last few days forecast to die out in time for the big race tomorrow.
The highest ranked Kiwis are Tamara Boyd in ninth place and Joanne Kiesanowski in 10th place, but there'll also be plenty of interest in Sarah Ulmer after her strong performance in winning the Trust House Tour.
The World Cup race starts at 12:30pm from outside Parliament with the riders completing 20 laps of a 6.2 kilometre course (total 124 kilometres) which includes a tough climb up the steep Boulcott Street and a thrilling descent down The Terrace.
www.cyclingnews.com /news.php?id=news/2006/mar06/mar05news   (1937 words)

  
 AAMO-News
New technologies for design and implementation of SCM systems were highlighted with a critical analysis of each aspect with special reference to Indian Business.
New governance at national board level has brought a greater shared vision to directors, management and staff throughout New Zealand, according to New Zealand Institute of Management National Chief Executive, David Chapman.
However, in the 1990's a new vision to diversify the economy to reduce its dependency on oil, led to the growth of new industries such IT, media, finance, healthcare, energy, biotechnology.
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 Tibetan News Update
The Justice and Electoral Committee in Parliament has appointed a subcommittee to consider matters relating to the State visit of the President of China to New Zealand in 1999.
The terms of reference of the inquiry are: To examine the handling of demonstrations held during the State visit of the President of China to New Zealand in 1999, and the impact of those events on the civil liberties and fundamental rights of New Zealanders.
In particular, assessing whether there enough protections for peaceful and lawful protests; assessing whether the powers of government pertaining to the maintenance of public order are appropriate; and assessing the procedures for the exercise of those powers.
www.friends-of-tibet.org.nz /news/april_2000_update_6.html   (665 words)

  
 Papers
Shows that, as systems of marine reserves come in being, new forms of scientific investigation are possible, and new uses of the results will develop.
Now that New Zealand has a wide scatter of successful marine reserves, it is time to aim for a full system based on scientific and common-sense principles.
Shows how the New Zealand experience supports the proposal to create no-take areas covering 20% of federal waters in the Southeastern USA.
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 Updates on Worrisome Situation on the Papuan Refugees in PNG for January 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
PAPUA New Guineans living along the common border area have been assured that there is no cause for alarm over possible invasion or further military activities by the Indonesian troops inside PNG soil.
Reports coming out from Papua New Guinea Government 's attitude and decision in regard to the Papuan refugees in Vanimo PNG are enough indications for all of us to worry about immediate deportation of Papuan people from PNG side of the New Guinea Island to its western half.
Papua New Guinea's Catholic Church is hoping the UN's knowledge of why Papuans fled Indonesia into Sandaun will protect them from being repatriated during a possible crackdown by PNG authorities against Free Papua or OPM rebels.
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 Breaking News | News & Media | Latest Current - FOXNews.com
The best-known Democrat in the Senate, Hillary Clinton, is ranked 41st in terms of clout, according to a new study.
New York Supreme Court justice dismisses a lawsuit brought by Sept. 11 families seeking to stop construction of the World Trade Center memorial.
Somali-born Dutch parliament member Ayaan Hirsi Ali resigns from politics and will leave the Netherlands after immigration officials said she was granted citizenship improperly.
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 News And Opinion
Edgar Ray Killen was convicted on the 41st anniversary of the deaths of three young civil rights workers in Mississippi.
A new, unflattering book about Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton is under attack from an unlikely group: some of her harshest critics.The...
New federal regulations loosen restraints on ranchers who use public lands, raising environmental concerns.
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 News Now Archive — filed on 2004-09-17
NEW YORK (9/20/04)--Because of the holidays and hurricanes, the National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (NFCDCU) has extended its deadline for submitting applications for APPLE and Bridge grants.
NAPIER, N.Z. (9/20/04)--New Zealand's Finance Minister Michael Cullen says that the nation's credit union law will be changed to lift restrictions that hamper credit unions' operations (The New Zealand Herald Sept. 18).
In March, New Zealand's cabinet will finalize two other issues: allowing credit unions to adopt alternative governance regimes if desired and lifting restrictions on borrowing, investment and capital reserves.
www.cuna.org /newsnow/archive/list.php?date=091704   (5742 words)

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