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  • Welfare State In New Zealand
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    On July 6 1984, the fourth Labour government were elected into parliament after defeating the National party in a snap election. 1984 can be regarded as a major turning point in New Zealand political history in the sense that significant political changes affected the whole of the New Zealand society, economy and political structure. New Zealand government's experimented with radical Neoliberal policy programmes to achieve economic and social progress during this period. The essay shall discuss ...
  • Plenty Of New Zealand Tourism Surveys
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    Tourism In New Zealand Executive Summary The following report provides an accurate and informative overview of the nature of tourism, its history and growth, the structure of the New Zealand industry and the impact of tourism from a New Zealand perspective. The report will draw a conclusion which Highlights area of consideration in tourism planning. Conclusion and Recommendations For New Zealand tourism has a lot to offer but at the same time, care has to be taken not to mistreat it. The social ...
  • New Zealand And Australia For Support
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    During World War II New Zealand greatly depended upon Britain and her Royal Navy to provide New Zealand with security and protection throughout the Pacific region. But after a while New Zealand and Australia as neighbouring countries began to provide their own defence for the Pacific. So when Britain began to build Naval Bases in Singapore, both Australia and New Zealand contributed to its cost. Also the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the Royal New Zealand Navy were established in order to prov...
  • U.S. And New Zealand
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    The United States and New Zealand established close ties in 1942, when the U.S. provided security for New Zealand during World War II, and have remained close ever since. However, in 1984, the Labour party came into power in New Zealand, with intentions to bar nuclear-armed and nuclear-powered warships from New Zealand ports. Implementation of this anti-nuclear policy was incompatible with U.S. policy and disrupted the alliance under the Australian, New Zealand, and United States (ANZUS) securit...
  • New Zealand History
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    Far away, but not long ago Paradise Reforged: A History of the New Zealanders by James Belich 608 pp, Penguin Some snapshots from New Zealand in 2002: public disapproval as Prime Minister Helen Clark welcomes the Queen to Government House wearing trousers; high popularity ratings for a transsexual small-town MP; front-page coverage when a Guardian travel writer declares the country "boring"; heated debate over the plight of asylum-seekers in Australia; 24/7 attention to The Lord of the Rings. Th...
  • New Zealand's Broadband Rates
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    'Research shows that we have high internet fees for the developed world. ' - Mr. Harries (research scientist) The broadband growth index ranks 35 countries from around the world and puts New Zealand's broadband growth rate at 40%. New Zealand is ranked third lowest just ahead of the Czech Republic and Latvia. At the end of 2002, only 1.74 New Zealanders per 100 are users of broadband services. New Zealand has one of the lowest growth rates and one of the lowest levels of broadband penetration in...
  • Ideas In The New Zealand Business Environment
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    Introduction The biggest challenge facing any business today is change. Ricardo Semlars approach to management revolutionized they way in which S ecom did business. However it is of question if Semlars model of business can be successfully transplanted into New Zealand's business environment and change the way in which they operate. This essay will therefore discuss if Ricardo's unique approach to business, and how it can be successfully used in the New Zealand business environment. This essay w...
  • 983 People Live In New Zealand
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    The Geography of New Zealand By Clayton Brown Kirkpatrick Period 7 February 25, 1996 The well-known country of New Zealand is a small, resourceful nation located 1,000 miles off Australia's south east coast. New Zealand has an impressive economy that continues to grow, a physical landscape that attracts people from around the globe, and although small, New Zealand is a respected nation for its advanced civilization and stable government. The geography of this prestigious nation can be described ...
  • American Invasion Of New Zealand In 1942
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    Running head: AMERICAN INFLUENCE OVER NEW ZEALAND CULTURE American Influence over New Zealand Culture Abstract War World 2 was a pivotal point of change for New Zealand. The country went from being a colonial country dependent or rather in awe of our mother country, England, to being a Colonial country now more excited with new contact with the new world super power of America. America's acceptance as defender of the Pacific was the wedge that quickly romanticizes the New Zealand people into a 6...
  • Discovery Of New Zealand In 950 Ad
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    The Polynesian navigator Kupe has been credited with the discovery of New Zealand in 950 AD. He named it Aotearoa (Land of the Long White Cloud). Centuries later, around 1350 AD, a great migration of people from Kupe's homeland of Hawaii followed his navigational instructions and sailed to New Zealand, eventually supplanting or mixing with previous residents. Their culture, developed over centuries without any discernible outside influence, was hierarchical and often sanguinary. In 1642, the Dut...
  • Forest Ecosystems In Brazil
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    Deforestation The planet Earth is being scarred. Everyday the people of the planet earth are polluting the planet's air, water and land. These are all natural resources that are necessary for our survival on this planet. Yet, we continue to abuse our planet. Our world population is growing out of control. The simple lesson of supply and demand tells us that we will need more resources in order to support the booming population. One of the most important factors in survival is food supply. With o...
  • Maori's Land
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    MAORI Maori are the host people of Aotearoa - New Zealand (land of the white cloud). Maori actually means natural, normal or local. The Maori call themselves Tanga ta When ua, meaning people of the land. According to the 1996 census, Maori population is well over 500,000, which is around 15 percent of the population of New Zealand. More than 95 percent of Maori live on the North Island. Maori language is still an endangered language. English is taught in schools as primary language (compulsory s...
  • Museum Of New Zealand
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    In 1990 a team of New Zealand architects had the chance of designing the Museum of New Zealand. Jass max the winning team embarked on this architect adventure. Pete Bossley being the main architect had the chance of designing one of, if not the most significant buildings in New Zealand of the century. For it was to be designed for the people of New Zealand. A building that was representational of New Zealanders, to give an identity through the use of architecture. A monument that resembled the b...
  • Full Driving Licence Of New Zealand
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    4.242 ASSIGNMENT ONE -PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Day of learning -Driving a car in New Zealand "All learning situations have the potential to affect capability. In many ways capability is valuable than specific skills learned". Massey Study Guide-114.242. Human Resource Development (2002: p. 17) On 27 Oct. 2002 I immigrated to New Zealand from China. At first I found a flat in Mt. Ros kill in Auckland and studied certificate in business at AUT, which is situated in city. Because it is expensive and ha...
  • Campion's Two New Zealand Films
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    Of the many films that make up New Zealand director Jane Campion's filmography, only two are New Zealand stories, produced in New Zealand. They are: An Angel At My Table (1990) and The Piano (1993). The Piano was made with finance provided by French production company CiBy 2000, who sought to invest in a range of films made by experienced and new talented film directors. The Piano was made by an Australian production company, so technically The Piano does not qualify as a New Zealand film. (Film...
  • Nuclear Policy Of The New Zealand Government
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    1 What is the anti-nuclear policy of the New Zealand Government? The New Zealand anti-nuclear policy is that under the 1987 Nuclear Free Zone, Disarmament and Arms Control Act, navel vessels are not admitted into New Zealand waters unless they declare that they are not nuclear-powered or carrying nuclear weapons ("Anti-nuclear policy should have ended with the Cold War", 2002). 2. How (in what areas and to what extent) is this policy affecting the NZ-US relationship? "New Zealand is being penali...
  • Body In The New Zealand Film Industry
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    Introduction When I first saw this topic I thought I would have an easy job to talk about the development of film in New Zealand. How much could there be on the subject? As I researched further into this area I discovered there was a lot behind the development of film in Aotearoa, which has lead to the industry as we know it. I think that when you look at film development in this country you have to split it up into several factors, the history, the filmmakers and their films. The History Film b...
  • Australian And New Zealand Division
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    The Gallipoli campaign, in which New Zealand made its first major effort during the First World War, had its origins in the stalemate which had developed on the Western Front by the end of 1914. Following the initial free-flowing operations, the opposing sides found themselves facing each other along a line of trenches which stretched from Switzerland to the Belgian coast. The power of the defence having already made its impact felt, statesmen in both camps were at a loss as to how to proceed. I...
  • Speed Skating
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    ABOUT It is believed that skates were developed about 3000 years ago in Scandinavia. In the Netherlands, skating served as a way to travel over the canals in winter and the Dutch are still among the world's most avid skaters. Although the Netherlands is the birthplace of speed skating, the first known skating competition is thought to have been held in 1676. Competitions sprung up across the northern part of Europe shortly after, but the first official speed skating events were not held until 18...

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