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Posts Tagged ‘ America ’

Red Peak, ISIL, TPP top topics for Prime Minister

Sep 22nd, 2015 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

John Key spoke at his regular Monday press conference about Red Peak, ISIL and the UN.



Kiwi wins sci-fi trip to US for L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of Future

May 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

Three years of self taught illustration work has paid off for Amit Dutta after winning a dream prize for amateur artists in the L. Ron Hubbard Illustrators of The Future competition. He talks with COLIN ENGELBRECHT after returning from Los Angeles.



Rejection pays off for award winning Toi Whakaari actor

Nov 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Olivia Mahood was rejected four times by drama school, now she’s one of their top students.



WATCH: Bump or be bumped in latest sporting craze

Oct 1st, 2014 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

Have a look at a different way people play the most watched sport in the world right here in Wellington.



PHOTOS: Warm welcome for sevens teams

Feb 1st, 2013 | By | Category: News, Top Picture

New Zealand player Lote Raikabula and son Emanuel enjoy the parade which kicked off Sevens Weekend in Wellington. KRISTEN PATERSON recorded the event in photos.



Climate change debate avoided, but change may be in the wind

Nov 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Features, Student Features

NZ gets in step with global emitters’ carbon footprints. JAMES PAUL reports on mixed messages.



Conservatives continue attempts to claim bias against liberals

Nov 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Popular conservatives say warnings of media bias in US election not answered, despite reply by Fox.



Elections ‘roller coaster ride’ for Kiwis in the United States

Nov 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Two young kiwi’s living near New York share their experience of the American Elections.



Get your Obama Burger here and look forward to four more years

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Most Popular, News, Uncategorized

Kiwis happy with the US election result can enjoy an Obama Burger from Uncle Mike’s Kansas City BBQ.



Coffee poll has correctly predicted the election since 2000

Nov 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Unofficial coffee poll is providing light relief from election tension.



Women will miss out on power if Mitt Romney wins election

Nov 6th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News

Chances of Republican women gaining key positions a lot slimmer.



Candidates’ visions for America’s education and economy

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, News

Obama and Romney identify education as a big part of America’s economic future.



Fingers pointed at a few fibs as bad as it gets for Ryan and Biden

Nov 5th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, Most Popular, News

Their role is to stay in the background and secure key constituencies.



China trade an issue for NZ with tougher talking Republican Romney

Nov 4th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular, News

NEW ZEALAND is on the verge of teaming up with America to break down trade barriers – but a new US President may mean a different agreement. JAMES PAUL finds while Obama and Romney’s policies look similar, the reality may not be so clear.



Digital age catches out presidential campaign porkies

Nov 3rd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Democrats appear to let nothing slip, while new Republican Party stances are quickly betrayed. KRISTEN PATERSON reports.



American voters have clear presidential policy options

Nov 2nd, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, Most Popular, News

KAT DUGGAN looks at the domestic policies of presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Barack Obama.



‘Mr Cool’ Barack Obama makes it big in pop culture

Nov 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Famous for being the first black US president, Obama is now a pop icon.



Candidates suspend campaigning to focus on victims

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Media watching Obama, Romney closely for their reactions to disaster.



History tells us nature can decide balance of power in US elections

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Featured Article, News

Could Hurricane Sandy be the key to the US election? KRISTEN PATERSON looks back at the weather’s effect on poll results.



US voting systems bears little resemblance to NZ

Oct 31st, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Latest News, News

Electoral Colleges give small states a big say when the voting gets tight.



History shows less than 60% of US voting age population will vote

Oct 29th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

New Zealand well ahead with more than 70% turning out for last year’s election.



Now official debates are over, and the fact checking begins

Oct 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout

Fact checkers weigh up US presidential candidates on promises vs actions, truth v rhetoric, writes KRISTEN PATERSON.



Poll: New Zealanders would vote Obama to landslide victory

Oct 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Editor's Picks, Lead Story, Most Popular

IF New Zealanders could vote in the American presidential election, they would overwhelmingly vote for Obama. A phone poll shows more than three-quarters would vote for Barack Obama, while only 6% preferred Mitt Romney.



Community keen to help with Elijah’s medical care

Sep 7th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Wellington mother overwhelmed by donations for sick son.



Outgoing champions to sing as opening act

Aug 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Barbershop fundraiser for The Fource to sing in Denver, USA.



A slice of pizza and history down the toilet

Jul 18th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Food, coffee served up in a former gentleman’s lavatory.



Debt crisis dashes Kiwi footballer’s dreams

Mar 27th, 2012 | By | Category: Latest News, News, Sport

Lower Hutt’s Scott Basalaj revises hopes for Rangers.



Blanket Man’s back story – what’s really going on with our homeless

Mar 21st, 2012 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, Student Features

We are quickly falling behind other western countries when it comes to helping the homeless, reports TENNESSEE MANSFORD.



Black Syndrome suits city’s black supporters

Nov 11th, 2011 | By | Category: Latest News, News

‘Black Dog Syndrome’ suits black-clad Wellingtonians.



American Eagles get Kiwi welcome at Scots College

Sep 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, Sport

US Ambassador cheers for three different RWC teams.



The Insatiable Moon is still on the rise

Sep 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Kiwi wins international award after NZ funding rejected.



‘Whale warrior’ Bethune back in front of cameras in role he prefers

Sep 3rd, 2011 | By | Category: Featured Article, Front Page Layout, News

The conservationist is home in Auckland after filming a new TV series, and he is steering clear of politics. He talks with ZAMZAM ADEN.



American performance poetry to slam city

Aug 18th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Professionals bring raw, edgy recitation to local bar.



Brace yourselves NZ – Proulx’s digging our dirt

Mar 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Arts/Entertainment, Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

But the best-selling author has to think hard to recall our writers.



Kapiti Vaulting Club steps on to world stage

Apr 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Front Page Layout, Latest News, News

Funding shortfall means their horse must stay behind



US election takes foreign media by storm

Nov 5th, 2008 | By | Category: Latest News, News

Our man at the BBC (alias Dave Lee) describes the Obama-effect.