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  New Zealand general election 1990 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 1990 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the New Zealand Parliament's 43rd term.
This internal dissent was off-set somewhat by new social legislation and a strong stance against nuclear weapons.
Labour was re-elected in the 1987 election by a slightly reduced margin, and the internal disputes continued.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand_general_election_1990   (553 words)

  
 Election Resources on the Internet: Elections to the New Zealand House of Representatives
Elections to the New Zealand House of Representatives
In the third MMP general election, held four months early in July 2002, Labour remained by far the largest party but fell short of an absolute majority in the House of Representatives, while the Alliance lost its parliamentary representation.
However, this trend was reversed in the fourth MMP general election, held in September 2005.
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 New Zealand general election, 2005 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2005 New Zealand general election was held on 17 September 2005.
On 17 October, Clark announced a new coalition agreement that saw the return of her minority government coalition with the Progressive Party, with confidence and supply support from New Zealand First and United Future.
New Zealand First said it would support, or at least abstain from opposing in confidence motions, the party with the most seats.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/New_Zealand_general_election_2005   (1481 words)

  
 New Zealand (09/05)
New Zealand was declared a dominion by a royal proclamation in 1907.
New Zealand was a direct beneficiary of many of the reforms achieved under the Uruguay Round of trade negotiations, with agriculture in general and the dairy sector in particular enjoying many new trade opportunities.
New Zealand is an active member of the global coalition in the War against Terrorism, and deployed SAS troops to Afghanistan, and naval and air assets to the Persian Gulf.
www.state.gov /r/pa/ei/bgn/35852.htm   (4191 words)

  
 Election Resources on the Internet / Recursos Electorales en la Internet
Elections to the New Zealand House of Representatives and Elections to the German Bundestag describe the Mixed Member Proportional (MMP) representation system used in both countries, with results of parliamentary elections held in New Zealand from 1996 to 2005 and in Germany from 1972 to 2005.
The results of parliamentary elections held in Portugal since 1975 (now including results of the early legislative election held on Sunday, February 20, 2005), as well as a description of the proportional representation system used to choose members of the Portuguese legislature are available in Elections to the Portuguese Assembly of the Republic.
The results of parliamentary elections held in Denmark since 1990 (now including final results of the early parliamentary election held on Tuesday, February 8, 2005), as well as an overview of the proportional representation system used to choose members of the Danish legislature are available in Elections to the Danish Folketing.
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 New Zealand Guide Book - The Hitchhiker's Guide to New Zealand
New Zealand is situated the same distace eastwards from Australia as London is to Moscow.
The largest city in New Zealand is Auckland, which has a population of approximately 900,000 people, many of whom own Holdens (qv).
By 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi - popularly advertised as New Zealand's founding document - was signed by the Governor of New Zealand (representing Queen Vicky of England) and various Maori cheifs, representing each tribe.
nz.com /NZ/Culture/HitchHikersGuide.html#edmonds   (1975 words)

  
 CIA - The World Factbook -- Field Listing - Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In October 2002, the new president was successful in negotiating the withdraw of occupying Rwandan forces from eastern Congo; two months later, the Pretoria Accord was signed by all remaining warring parties to end the fighting and set up a government of national unity.
A new currency, the euro, was launched in world money markets on 1 January 1999; it become the unit of exchange for all of the EU states except the United Kingdom, Sweden, and Denmark.
Following the elections of a reformist president and Majlis in the late 1990s, attempts to foster political reform in response to popular dissatisfaction have floundered as conservative politicians have prevented reform measures from being enacted, increased repressive measures, and consolidated their control over the government.
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 George Hawkins - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
George Warren Hawkins (1946 -) is a New Zealand politician.
He has served as MP for Manurewa since he was first elected to Parliament in the 1990 elections.
Although Hawkins was criticised over his handling of police issues, in particular 111 calls, he remained a Minister until he made the decision not to seek a new position in Cabinet after the 2005 election.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/George_Hawkins   (183 words)

  
 Fairfax New Zealand Limited : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Cannes New Zealand festival representative and Fairfax sales and marketing manager, Sandra King, said she was delighted to be able to resurrect the Young Creative competition after a two year absence.
Prior to 1990 he was news editor of the Christchurch Star daily, and before that chief reporter of the newspaper.
Fairfax New Zealand is pleased to announce the appointment of award-winning editor Chris Baldock to the editorship of the Sunday News.
www.fairfaxnz.co.nz /news   (6052 words)

  
 New Zealand History - Flags, Maps, Economy, Geography, Climate, Natural Resources, Current Issues, International ...
Father of the atom, Ernest Rutherford, is awarded the Nobel prize in Chemistry and New Zealand’s population reaches one million.
The influenza epidemic killed an estimated 8,500 in New Zealand.
New Zealand Parliament adopts the Statute of Westminster recognising New Zealand as a fully independent state, although owing allegiance to the British King.
workmall.com /wfb2001/new_zealand/new_zealand_history_index.html   (1066 words)

  
 MyDD :: New Zealand Election: The left by a nose
NZ is generally seen as having abandoned the US during the cold war years of the 1980's when if formally banned US nuclear armed- or nuclear-powered ships from entering its territorial waters, and then declaring by law that the entire country would be a nuclear-free zone.
After the issue-free posturing and smear campaign of the 2004 US general election, it has been refreshing to see opposing politicians spending some of their time addressing issues and drawing lucid policies differences.
But a word of warning to the New Zealand electorate: If these tactics succeed, they won't be merely a distraction from future political campaigns.
pnhp-nick.mydd.com /story/2005/9/17/234917/119   (1696 words)

  
 New Zealand Election Study
New Zealand's fourth election under MMP was held on September 17, 2005.
New Zealand's third election under MMP was held on July 27, 2002.
Voters' Veto: The 2002 Election in New Zealand and the Consolidation of Minority Government, edited by Jack Vowles, Peter Aimer, Susan Banducci, Jeffrey Karp, and Raymond Miller and published by Auckland University Press.
www.nzes.org   (462 words)

  
 New Zealand Election 1999 (Research Note 26 1999-2000)
On 27 November 1999 New Zealanders cast their votes for a new parliament and for two citizen-initiated referenda.
New Zealand First failed to get the five per cent threshold vote which a party needs to be guaranteed representation.
This is an attempt to avoid the rigidity and final collapse of the National-New Zealand First agreement.(2) Critics attacked this 'undermining' of the Westminster principle of collective responsibility, but the Prime Minister spoke of the need under MMP for coalition members to be tolerant of difference.
www.aph.gov.au /library/pubs/rn/1999-2000/2000rn26.htm   (1157 words)

  
 Ian Revell - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He was an MP from 1990 to 1999, representing the National Party.
He was first elected to Parliament in the 1990 elections as MP for Birkenhead, defeating the incumbent Jenny Kirk of the Labour Party.
He remained MP for Birkenhead until the seat was abolished in the 1996 elections, when he successfully stood for the new Northcote electorate.
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 Alternative FAQ for New Zealand
The largest city in New Zealand is Auckland, which has a population of approximately 900,000 people, many of whom own Holdens.
The worst place in New Zealand goes by the tantalising and evocative name of Bulls, population two men and a dog.
By 1840, the Treaty of Waitangi - popularly advertised as New Zealand's founding document - was signed by the Governor of New Zealand (representing Queen Vicky of England) and various Maori chiefs, representing each tribe.
homepages.ihug.co.nz /~sacs/faq.html   (2060 words)

  
 General - Faculty of Arts at The University of Auckland, New Zealand
His current research interests are in New Zealand and comparative politics, elections, public opinion, and the consequences of electoral systems.
Jack has published widely in New Zealand and international journals, and is co-author or co-editor of all four books arising from the NZES.
He is currently working on a book covering elections and public attitudes in New Zealand over the longer term, and on a more general study of electoral accountability in parliamentary democracies.
www.arts.auckland.ac.nz /staff/index.cfm?S=STAFF_jvow002   (253 words)

  
 Defending the National Archives of New Zealand: Treasurer Dr Michael Cullen's ARANZ speech
That is that the New Zealand Archivist must have the power over other heads of departments in relation to the disposal and transfer of records subject only, perhaps, to strictly defined and time-limited security provisions.
I do not believe the New Zealand Archivist should be a parliamentary office for, in the end, the public records being kept are most of all those of government itself.
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority, a Crown agency reporting directly to the Minister of Education, co-ordinates qualifications in secondary schools and in post-school education and training.
www.caldeson.com /RIMOS/cullen.html   (2884 words)

  
 Elections and Electoral Systems by Country
The Center for Voting and Democracy is dedicated to fair elections where every vote counts and all voters are represented.
Ballot Access News index is a non-partisan newsletter reporting on the trials and tribulations of folks trying to put candidates on the ballot in the USA
General Elections in the Republic of Northern Cyprus, December 2003
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 The World Factbook 2004 -- Field Listing - Economy - overview
Economic reforms, launched by the new democratic government in 1991, are aimed at developing the private sector and attracting foreign investment to diversify the economy.
Estonia, as a new member of the World Trade Organization, is steadily moving toward a modern market economy with increasing ties to the West, including the pegging of its currency to the euro.
The most serious negative social effect of this downturn was the emergence of high unemployment; unemployment in the WBGS during the 1980s was generally under 5%; by 1995 it had risen to over 20%.
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 Auckland University Press: Albert Wendt and Pacific Literature -- Paul Sharrad   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
New Zealand's second election under proportional representation was held on 27 November 1999.
The first component of the study was a pre-election telephone survey of 3,500 New Zealanders beginning on 18 October and continuing daily until election day on 27 November.
As part of the 1999 NZES a random sample of 1,000 people who identified themselves as Maori were selected for face-to-face interviews in a post-election survey that is a landmark in research on Maori political opinion.
www2.auckland.ac.nz /aup/books/proportional.html   (757 words)

  
 Articles - New Zealand general election 1990   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
And while they have certainly made it easier for people to keep in touch, they also have helped police and prosecutors catch criminals.
New remote control: The TV cell phone (Orlando Sentinel)
The era of the TV cell phone is beginning, but it has a long way to go before it can rival the real thing.
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 1990 Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Communist presidential and parliamentary elections are held in Romania
Founded in 1840 as ''The Port Phillip Herald'', it is merged with its morning tabloid sister paper ''The Sun News-Pictorial'' and the first issue of the new Herald Sun, described by owner Rupert Murdoch as "The world's first 24-hour newspaper", with morning and afternoon editions, is published on the October 88th
For a brief while in early 1990, Romania had a civil war in the aftermath of the Romanian Revolution of 1989, the opposition was for Nicolae Ceausescu and the Communist regime, and those for the new regime.
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 Amazon.ca: Books: Voters' Vengeance: The 1990 Election in New Zealand and the Fate of the Fourth Labour Government   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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