New Zealander’s participation in trade mission to Russia had consequences.
A pattern of sinister deaths in England visited upon Russian regime dissidents now casts a new light upon the trials and tribulations endured by a New Zealand society figure during the Cold War and in its immediate aftermath.
Working Class Labour Premier arguably descended from aristocratic marriage of Princess Te Aitu-o-te-Rangi and whaler-prospector-grazier John Milsome Jury.
The possibility that former Labour prime minister Norman Kirk (above) was descended from the union of Princess Te Aitu-o-te-Rangi and whaler-goldminer-settler John Milsome Jury has again been ignited by the possibility of new National Party leader Simon Bridges MP assuming the honour of first Maori premier.
Envoy underlines value to Westminster zone of specialisation in caring services, agri-processing.
Philippines Ambassador Jesus Domingo talking to the National Press Club in Wellington drew a direct parallel between his country and New Zealand, pointing out that they were both “Cinderella” nations in that they were constantly overshadowed by their more powerful neighbours.
26 February 2018 - Institutional, municipal pension funds shunning oil now pressures Saudi Monarchy to accelerate IPO----Russia-China consortium prowling, waiting.
The monarchical determination by the end of this year to run a test flotation of 5 percent of Saudi Aramco with a view to realising $100 billion can now be seen as a race against time to beat the clock before more Western funds and banks turn their faces against oil.
February 23, 2018 - WHAT HAPPENED? New Zealand State fervour over Hillary Clinton is once again evident with a clutch of governmental and therefore publicly funded institutions involved with her pending visit to Auckland in May.
Judith Collins MP is the one who fills the essential and exclusive requirement that the National Party requires from its leader which is to lead it to victory. But there the succession picture becomes foggy because there is no such clear-cut identi-kit picture of the dream deputy that the party caucus will plump for….. .
Vogueish status means Facebook remains unchallenged Guide Book for scam artists.
Scam artists are researching the backgrounds of their targets especially where they sit in corporate structures. In one such recent example an employee of Spark, the telecoms provider, was led to believe that their caller, a fraudster, was part of their own hierarchy, a superior.
His systems implementation lesson remains to be learned.
Gordon Hogg who died recently personified the era in which New Zealand could lay claim to be among the most advanced nations, if not the most advanced, in terms of large scale networked computerisation.
He emerged from his unexpected and unwanted seclusion looking thinner than before and rather more grey and describing the entire ordeal as if it were business as usual, another day at the office. The sequestration of prince Al Waleed Bin Talal, grandson of Ibn Saud the founder of Saudi Arabia, continues meanwhile to raise more questions than it did answers.