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Scoop Gets Technology N-ADS Installed
Sludge: How Colin Powell Could Be President
Rosalea Barker: Behind The Red Velvet Curtain
Scoop Images: Celebrities And The Simply Fabulous Fundraise For AIDS
Howard’s End: Do You Believe In You?
Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
National Informs
Heed Immigration Warnings From Australia, Govt Urged
Bill English Says He Won’t Challenge The National Leadership
Media Flash: Keeping The Bastards Honest
NZ Red Wine Rich With Antioxidants
Paratroopers Drop Into Already Explosive West Papua Situation

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Scoop Gets Technology N-ADS Installed

- Only on Scoop. In association with Oktobor. A new form of expression. N-ADS. See…SCOOP'S SCI-TECH SECTION [1] for a demonstration or SCOOP ADVISORY [2] for an explanation.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/news/sci-tech.html
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00010.htm


Sludge: How Colin Powell Could Be President

- In the spirit of irrational optimism that C.D. Sludge is so fond of, the following relatively painless resolution is offered as an effective manner to resolve Indecision 2000 in time for Christmas. See... Sludge Report #45 – The Next President [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00013.htm


Rosalea Barker: Behind The Red Velvet Curtain

- Chaos. Bifurcation. CNN. Wizard of Oz. Red velvet curtains. I swear my cellular neural networks are all in a pother over this United States Supreme Court thang. Hoorah for audio transcripts, court reporters and those folks who do the lovely drawings in courtrooms. See... Rosalea Barker: Radio With Pictures [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00006.htm


Scoop Images: Celebrities And The Simply Fabulous Fundraise For AIDS

- Local events marking World AIDS Day Friday have been the largest and most widespread so far, and should raise twice as much money as in 1999 according to New Zealand Aids Foundation spokesman Johnathan Smith. See... Scoop Images: NZ marks World AIDS Day [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00009.htm


Howard’s End: Do You Believe In You?

- Despite a welcome return to income-related rents for State-housing tenants, one Christchurch family of two adults and an eleven-year-old child had been eating twice a week at the Salvation Army soup kitchen and still has to exist on just $66 a week for groceries. See... Howard's End: Do You Believe In You? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00005.htm


Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- ACT is giving New Zealanders the opportunity to have their say on accident compensation. ACC spokesman and ACT Deputy Leader, Ken Shirley, believes (and select committee submissions support) that many New Zealanders enjoyed the dramatic levy drops and less adversarial claim environment that nine months of limited competition produced. See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington #41 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00031.htm


National Informs

- Annette King tried her hardest to spin the Health Bill's rough ride through the House as “MMP in action,” but it was abundantly clear that Labour cocked up the passing of such keynote legislation. See... The Informer - Sunday 3 December 2000 - #28 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00032.htm


Heed Immigration Warnings From Australia, Govt Urged

- The Australian Minster of Immigration, Phillip Ruddock’s suggestion that “New Zealand has to focus on what it is that has led to a very significant movement of their own people. New Zealand has seen a very significant exodus of its population” should not be dismissed by the government, said Hon Richard Prebble. See... Australian Immigration Minister Doing Govt. Favour [1] and PM on trans-Tasman immigration issues [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00029.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00027.htm


Bill English Says He Won’t Challenge The National Leadership

- “I would like to repeat what my Caucus colleagues and I have already said: that leadership is not an issue in the National Caucus, despite speculation in the media. I have not raised the leadership issue in public or in the caucus.” See... Statement in response to media speculation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00028.htm


Media Flash: Keeping The Bastards Honest

- Richard Walsh, co-founder of Oz in the 60's, editor of the Nation Review in the 70's and now a trusted alternative media advisor to the City Hub, forwarded the latest edition of the media industry newsletter, Media Flash to my attention. See... Keeping The Bastards Honest [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00007.htm


NZ Red Wine Rich With Antioxidants

- It’s good news for red wine drinkers and even better for the New Zealand wine industry; New Zealand’s reds are right up there in the good-for-your-health stakes, according to the results of research carried out on Waiheke reds. See... Green Light For NZ Reds [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0012/S00011.htm


Paratroopers Drop Into Already Explosive West Papua Situation

- We have received very distressing news that overnight (2nd-3rd Dec) thousands(!) of Indonesian troops have parachuted into Jayapura, the capital of West Papua. See... 10,000 Paratroops Dropped Into Jayapura Over Night [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0012/S00009.htm

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