Contactless payment cards set to take off Robert Jaques, The US is lagging behind the rest of the world when it comes to contactless payment cards, but this is likely to change rapidly, new research has claimed. A report from Packaged Facts said that only 27 million contactless payment […]

Sweeping changes to NCEA have not gone far enough, leading principals say. NCEA rebels remain defiant By LANE NICHOLS – The Dominion Post | Wednesday, 30 May 2007 The Government announced major changes to the contentious system yesterday, aimed at restoring public confidence in New Zealand’s flagship secondary qualification. But […]


Social Security (Entitlement Cards) Amendment Bill (third reading) Tariana Turia, Co-leader, Maori Party Tuesday 15 May 2007 Tena koe Mr Speaker, Tena tatou katoa. Today is an auspicious day to be debating the Social Security (Entitlement Cards) Amendment Bill. The 15th May was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly […]

It’s All True From A Grieved Citizen [who heard a talk between Jeff Rense and Alex Jones on the Rense Radio show]. The great show is here: May the 26th 2007 I just finished listening to your most recent dialogue with Alex Jones concerning the coming police state. I […]

Expert links additive to cell damage By Martin Hickman, Consumer Affairs Correspondent Published: 27 May 2007 A new health scare erupted over soft drinks last night amid evidence they may cause serious cell damage. Research from a British university suggests a common preservative found in drinks such as Fanta and […]

1 By NICKY HAGER and DEIDRE MUSSEN – Sunday Star Times | Sunday, 27 May 2007 An Auckland private investigation firm is paying agents to infiltrate and spy on environmental, peace and anti-vivisection groups for its clients, including state-owned enterprise Solid Energy. Finding the enemy within Private investigators acting for […]

Dear Ian, I wish to advise that the following statement on page 313 of your latest book is incorrect: “One of three people in the West is falling for the 9/11 conspiracy theory that says airliners didn’t hit the Towers, even though the whole event was caught on video – […]

Posted at: New information about the human papillomavirus (HPV) cervical cancer vaccine Gardasil has raised serious questions about its effectiveness. Although Gardasil blocked almost 100 percent of infections by two strains of HPV, it only reduced the incidence of cervical cancer precursors by 17 percent. One possible reason is […]


by Mary-Jane Angus 21/5/2007 Furious farmers caught up in the GM corn import saga say they have been left out of pocket and out in the cold as a result of bungled biosecurity. Many who planted the genetically modified corn cleared by MAF Quarantine Services, only to later have it […]

GE crops designed to survive toxic herbicides may increase people’s exposure to chemicals that are now being linked to reproductive and endocrine problems. New research has just been published into the effects of glyphosate – one of the active ingredients in Roundup and other herbicides, showing endocrine disruption and adverse […]