They attribute to the "individualist feminism" of key National Party figures (Jenny Shipley
, Ruth Richardson and Katherine O'Regan)--overly sanguinely, in my view--the failure of a morally conservative coalition around sexual morality and family values, in the late 20th century in New Zealand.
Birthdays: American rock singer Alice Cooper, 52; author Russell Hoban, 75; Sir James Nicholson, Lord of Appeal, Northern Ireland High Court, 67; former New Zealand prime minister Mrs Jenny Shipley
, 48; comedian Sir Norman Wisdom, 85.
During her visit to Chile, Peru and Mexico in May, Jenny Shipley
spoke glowingly of Latin America's commitment to free trade and the `massive' benefits New Zealand would gain if it could forge a trade agreement with that region.
No doubt New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
hoped that there would be a good return, not only for New Zealand capital, but also for the prospects of her conservative, National-led government in the general election taking place this November.
The Herald's latest forecast is one of a series of polls published throughout the week pointing to a convincing defeat for the minority National government led by Jenny Shipley
, the first New Zealand woman to serve as prime minister.
Howard's New Zealand counterpart, Jenny Shipley
, verbalised confusion over APEC's role by trumpeting the summit's success this year in dealing with East Timor, while adding that there should be no plan to add a political dimension to APEC.
"APEC leaders supported eight specific steps to take the region closer to an open market in air services," New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
, who chaired the summit, said in a statement.
Delivering what she dubbed 'the Auckland Challenge', the meeting's host - New Zealand Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
- called for the rest of the world to match the group's commitment to free trade.
That prompted Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
to blast back, "We will not be told how to run our country."
By contrast, John Howard joined his New Zealand counterpart, Jenny Shipley
, in rejecting the US approach.
In Parliament on May 6, Prime Minister Jenny Shipley
insisted that TVNZ's TV One was a strategic asset and would not be sold.