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New Zealand: Provide Real Protection for Domestic Violence Victims - PLEASE SIGN!
World  (tags: Domestic Violence, women's rights, children's rights, New Zealand, petition to sign )

Jane
- 66 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Urgent action is needed to stop domestic violence offenders and provide real protection for victims of domestic violence.Having a protection order should mean immediate help for victims to keep safe, and using the full force of the law to stop offenders.
First Australians Ever to Have Been Killed By the US Drone Program
World  (tags: Jeremy Scahill, Dirty Wars, Christopher Havard, Darryl Jones, New Zealand, Australia, USA, drones )

Dandelion
- 94 days ago - abc.net.au
Jeremy Scahill is the national security correspondent for The Nation and author of the book Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, which deals with the US drone program. Australia seems to be in compliance despite fact they don't have death penalty.
New Zealand: Thousands Take To The Streets To Protest New Surveillance Bill
World  (tags: surveillance state, domestic surveillance, New Zealand, protests, Auckland, Wellington, legislation, bill, Government Communications Security Burea, Security Intelligence Service, PM John Key )

Brian
- 396 days ago - rt.com
Kiwis in 11 cities, including Auckland and Wellington, are demonstrating against the expansion of the government's domestic surveillance program.
This New Zealand Politician Unleashes One Of The Funniest Gay Marriage Speeches On Record
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', ethics, freedoms, government, New Zealand, politics, society, world )

Kit
- 497 days ago - upworthy.com
Before a final vote that approved marriage equality in New Zealand, Maurice Williamson a member of Parliament from Pakuranga, delivered this hilarious, heartfelt, and altogether brilliant speech defending his vote for the bill.
Defend the Right to Peaceful Protest at Sea ACTION LINK
World  (tags: deep sea drilling, oil, Anadarko, New Zealand, peaceful protest )

Nancy
- 505 days ago - care2.com
The New Zealand Government is pandering to the interests of foreign oil companies by pushing through a new law to criminalize certain crucial rights to peaceful protest at sea. Rights that helped us to become a nuclear free nation and end nuclear testing-
Homophobia Defensible In Court!? ACTION
World  (tags: homophobia, gay culture, human rights, crime, corruption, New Zealand )

Nancy
- 941 days ago - theanimalrescuesite.com
In New Zealand, people accused of murder are allowed to defend their actions by claiming they thought the person was homosexual and coming at them with a sexual advance. It's called the "gay panic" defense and it has helped many offenders avoid punishmen
ACTION ALERT: Costamare Inc: Fully Fund the Oil Spill Clean Up! PLEASE SIGN !
World  (tags: enviornmental disaster, new zealand, oil spills, clean up, finances, costamare inc )

Simone
- 1047 days ago - change.org
New Zealanders have been outraged and shocked by this environmental disaster. Locals and government officials are working around the clock on the clean up process but this effort is going to take more than people power - it's likely to cost millions .
Global Rescue Teams Arrive to Lend Hand
World  (tags: Japan, earthquake, rescue, arrived, German, switzerland, China, U.S., help, emergency, New Zealand, Australia, Russia, Red Cross, confusion )

Naoko
- 1265 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
Facing the chance that more than 10,000 people were dead in the wake of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in northern Japan, international rescue teams have been arriving to give assistance.
Pictured: The Moment New Zealand 'Quake Shook a City to Pieces
World  (tags: New Zealand, earthquake, disaster )

Anna
- 1283 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Christchurch resembles a warzone as office buildings, homes and churches lie in ruins after the 6.3 magnitude earthquake ripped through the city.Rescue workers have been working for more than 24 hours to locate any survivors but in many cases, ........
Weaker New Zealand Quake Packed a Deadlier Punch
World  (tags: New Zealand, earthquake, world. disaster )

Anna
- 1284 days ago - news.yahoo.com
The latest New Zealand earthquake was a deadly combination of distance, depth and timing.While weaker than the one that rocked the area last September, it did more damage and cost lives, primarily because of its location.
New Zealand Earthquake: Authorities Scramble After Temblor Leaves at Least 65 Dead
World  (tags: world, earthquake, New Zealand, humans, death )

Cal
- 1285 days ago - csmonitor.com
Prime Minister John Key said Tuesday's 6.3 New Zealand earthquake has killed at least 65 people in what 'may well be New Zealand's darkest day.' Authorities are still trying to glean information to mobilize rescue efforts.
At Least 65 Killed in New Zealand Earthquake
World  (tags: New Zealand, Earthquake, Death, Killing, World News )

Nancy
- 1285 days ago - edition.cnn.com
A powerful earthquake ripped through Christchurch, New Zealand, on Tuesday afternoon, killing at least 65 people as it toppled buildings onto buses, buckled streets and damaged cathedrals, authorities said.
NEW ZEALAND: The Life of Maori Warrior Hone Harawira
World  (tags: world, society, politics, New Zealand, Maori politics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, interesting, humans, government, GoodNews )

Cal
- 1290 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
In the past 30 years, Maori activists have accomplished much in New Zealand--Maoris now even have a prominent place in the federal government.
Part of New Zealand's Submerged 'Pink Terraces' Found
World  (tags: New Zealand, Pink Terraces, tourists place, world, nature )

Anna
- 1302 days ago - sciencedaily.com
They were called the Eighth Wonder of the World. Until the late 19th century, New Zealand's Pink and White Terraces along Lake Rotomahana on the North Island, attracted tourists from around the world, interested in seeing the beautiful natural formations
New Zealand DJ Sorry for 'Fat Indian' Insult
World  (tags: politics, society, bad humor, racism, conflict, New Zealand, world, freedoms )

Cal
- 1418 days ago - cnn.com
A New Zealand DJ apologized Monday for calling the country's governor general a "fat Indian," saying the remarks were "upon reflection, uncharitable and inappropriate."
 

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