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Latest Political Polls - NBR and TVNZ
Hard News Is Here
Guy’s World: Gareth Farr’s Pickles & Ice-Cream Success
Rosalea Barker: A Couch With A View
Sensitive Govt Documents Found On Used PCs
British Immigration Law Changes Benefit Kiwis
IHRC Calls For NZ Help To Investigate Balibo Murders
Humour: Avocado Outrage
S11 From The Barricades
Student Environmentalists Protest McDonald’s Clean Up NZ Sponsorship
Scoop Sport: Wellington’s Woes Continue
Scoop Sports: Sunday’s Olympic Highlights
Scoop Sports: 72 Hour Roundup

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Latest Political Polls - NBR and TVNZ

- For the NBR-Compaq poll -including full regional/age/sex/income group breakdown See... NBR-Compaq UMR Insight Poll - Full Breakdown [1] . See also...One News/Colmar Brunton Poll [2] and, for United Leader Peter Dunne's spin on developments...Latest TVNZ Political Poll Ignores A Crucial Point [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00110.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00111.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00275.htm


Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... you don't have to be out of the country for long to make the news seem strange on your return. A day will usually do it. After three days this week, the headlines on the plane on the way back seemed positively bizarre. See... HARD NEWS 15/9/00 - Poses and Protests [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00109.htm


Guy’s World: Gareth Farr’s Pickles & Ice-Cream Success

- Bringing together two completely unrelated cultural traditions to make a new work, without doing an enormous disservice to both traditions, is a tough ask. Some things just weren’t meant to go together, like pickles and ice-cream. See... Guy’s World: Gareth Farr’s Pickle’s And Ice-cream [1] and Scoop Images: Te Wairua o te Whenua [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00108.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00098.htm


Rosalea Barker: A Couch With A View

- The wonderful thing about living in America is that life's little television mysteries are solved. Why do TV cops eat doughnuts? Well, the nearest thing you'll find to a good old meat pie is something called a pot pie ... See... Watching The Olympics From California [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00107.htm


Sensitive Govt Documents Found On Used PCs

- An investigation by information technology weekly Computerworld has uncovered sensitive government and commercial documents on PCs bought from a second-hand dealer. Shipley, Rankin letters on used PCs [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00079.htm


British Immigration Law Changes Benefit Kiwis

- More Kiwi's may soon be allowed to immigrate to Britain under proposed changes to immigration laws designed to address chronic shortages of skilled labour. John Howard reports. See... Kiwis Could Benefit From British Immigration Drive [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00106.htm


IHRC Calls For NZ Help To Investigate Balibo Murders

- The Indonesia Human Rights Committee welcomes the United Nations announcement from East Timor of enquiry into the 1975 deaths of the five Australian based journalists at Balibo, and calls on the New Zealand Government to co-operate. See... NZ Should Help Un Investigate Balibo Murders [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00082.htm


Humour: Avocado Outrage

- “In a recent Wellington newspaper, the Correctives read of the sinful influence of avocados in our society. These lascivious and fleshy fruits appear to drive women to acts of lust and passion!!!” See... Correctives Support Avocado Concern [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00088.htm


S11 From The Barricades

– Activists returning from S11 in Melbourne have been busy writing up their views on the Battle of Melbourne. See... An Activists Diary: The Battle Of Melbourne [1] , Grafiiti from the Battle of Melbourne [2] and The Battle of Melbourne – SWO Song [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00087.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00085.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00084.htm


Student Environmentalists Protest McDonald’s Clean Up NZ Sponsorship

- A non-violent action by a nation-wide coalition of student environmental groups aims to draw attention to the hypocrisy of McDonalds' sponsorship of Clean Up NZ Week (18-23 September). See... ECOACTION Supports Clean-Up-Mcdonalds-Day [1] and Clean Up your Act McDonalds [2] . See... Clean-Up New Zealand Week [3] for Conservation Minister Marion Hobbs' statement of supprt for Clean Up NZ Week.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00083.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00081.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00269.htm


Scoop Sport: Wellington’s Woes Continue

- NPC rugby Wellington v North Harbour North Harbour Stadium, Match Report from: Mathew Loh. See... NPC rugby. Saturday, 16.9.00 - Wgtn v Nth Harb [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00099.htm


Scoop Sports: Sunday’s Olympic Highlights

- LEADING Olympic highlights on Sunday were three more world records in the pool and two swimming golds to USA but none to host Australia. Leading the US charge in the pool was a great swim by Tom Dolan … See... SCOOP, Olympic Update , Monday [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00105.htm


Scoop Sports: 72 Hour Roundup

- SCOOP 72 - SCOOP's 72 hour round-up of domestic and international sport. See... SCOOP 72 - Sports round-up [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00096.htm

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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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