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Upton Online Diaspora Edition
Armstrong Must Resign From NZ Post Board
Scoop World: Fiji Red Cross Director Hacked To Death
Howard’s End: How Free Is The Free Press?
Stateside: A Most Powerful Play
Probation Workers Off The Job Again Today
Students Won’t Shed A Tear For Christine Rankin
Goff Talks Trans-Tasman Relations At Foreign Policy School
Bradford Talks Trans-Tasman Relations At Foreign Policy School
All Blacks Victory – Scoop Has The Pictures!
Scoop Arts: LOOP Returns As A Record Label
Scoop Arts: Awful Verse: Seeking The Baddest Of The Bad
Scoop World: Searching For Peace In The Holy Land
Scoop World: Call For Japan To Be Less Selfish
Katya Rivas: Living In The Lord


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Jonah Lomu Photo Sequence - Can't Touch This

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Upton Online Diaspora Edition

- …in this mercifully short edition, upton-on-line reflects on France’s glossiest new toy, the recently inaugurated TGV service to Marseilles, some broader mobility issues and fresh torments for Premier Lionel Jospin. See... Upton-on-line - Something To Celebrate [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00005.htm


Armstrong Must Resign From NZ Post Board

- “New Zealand Post chairman Ross Armstrong must resign or be fired before he brings this New Zealand icon to its knees,” National's Finance spokesman Bill English said today. See... Armstrong's Immediate Resignation Called For [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00017.htm


Scoop World: Fiji Red Cross Director Hacked To Death

The Director of Red Cross in Fiji, John Scott was hacked to death yesterday morning. See... Red Cross Boss Hacked To Death [1] . For more news from Fiji see… Get Rid Of Chaudhry - NFP Says [2] and Tora Threatens Voters [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00004.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00003.htm


Howard’s End: How Free Is The Free Press?

- When control of the media is concentrated in fewer and fewer hands there is even greater meaning to the title of the George Seldes book written in the 1930's, Lords of the Press. Mainstream media today is often accused of taking in someone else's washing, rinsing it in the PC spin-cycle, and then selling it. Maree Howard writes. See…Howard's End: Tools And Vassals For Rich Men [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00004.htm


Stateside: A Most Powerful Play

- There is no way into this story but to call it what it is. You may have read about 'The Laramie Project' - TIME magazine described it as "a pioneering work... a powerful stage event" and the New York Times called it "Extraordinary." See... Stateside with Rosalea: The Laramie Project [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00003.htm


Probation Workers Off The Job Again Today

- “Probation Workers all over New Zealand met this morning, and voted to walk off the job again”, said PSA National Secretary Richard Wagstaff. See... Probation Workers Walk Off Again [1] EARLIER: - Nats - Robson Allows Probation Unrest To Create Injustice [2] - PSA - Mass Suspensions In Probation [3] - Probation Workers Vote To Fight On [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00009.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00123.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00120.htm


Students Won’t Shed A Tear For Christine Rankin

- “Many thousands of Students won’t spare a tear as nightly the imminent departure of WINZ CEO Christine Rankin is beamed into their homes,” Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association President Keith Clark commented today. See... Get Stuck In Maharey – No Tears For Rankin [1] MORE CHRISTINE RANKIN: - Hard News - HARD NEWS 29/7/01 - The Ultimate Fashion Victim [2] - Rankin Email - Dangly Earring Craze Snowballing [3] - Steve's Songs - Scoop Images: Steve Maharey's Hit Record [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00156.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00154.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00157.htm


Goff Talks Trans-Tasman Relations At Foreign Policy School

- There are strong economic and family ties between the two countries. In many senses, it would be difficult to find two other sovereign nations who are as close as New Zealand and Australia. See... Foreign Policy School Opening Speech - Phil Goff [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00002.htm


Bradford Talks Trans-Tasman Relations At Foreign Policy School

- Like it or not, Australia and New Zealand are welded together by our shared colonial roots and shared adversity on battlefields around the world. Shared Roots And Globalisation - Bradford Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00001.htm


All Blacks Victory – Scoop Has The Pictures!

- For a photo sequence showing All Black Jonah Lomu scoring his second half try during the All Black’s 37 to 19 point victory over France see... Scoop Images: Yo Can’t Touch This [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00002.htm


Scoop Arts: LOOP Returns As A Record Label

- Buoyed by the acclaim and success of LOOP's cover CD series, and the opportunities the venture had presented to independent local musicians, a new record label, LOOP RECORDINGS AOT(EAR)OA, has been established to fill the void left by the magazine's untimely closure. See... LOOP Recordings Aot(ear)oa: A New Beginning [1] RELEASES: - Rhian Sheehan - Paradigm Shift [2] - The Black Seeds - Keep On Pushing [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0106/S00070.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0106/S00071.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0106/S00072.htm


Scoop Arts: Awful Verse: Seeking The Baddest Of The Bad

- Seeking the Best of the Worst (or the Worst of the Best) The artscape Terribly Bad Verse & Awful Poetry Competition New Zealand has a tradition of good poetry and, by definition or implication, an equally long tradition of awful poetry. See... Terribly Bad Verse & Awful Poetry Competition [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0106/S00074.htm


Scoop World: Searching For Peace In The Holy Land

- A hundred Israeli peace activists tried to pay a solidarity visit to the Al- Khader residents whose lands were chosen for yet another settlement outpost. The peace seekers, among them former Knesset Member Uri Avnery, were stopped at the branch road... See... The True Face Of The Occupation In A Nutshell [1] . See also… Powell And Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00005.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00002.htm


Scoop World: Call For Japan To Be Less Selfish

- Greenpeace said today that Japan’s greed in seeking more concessions at the climate talks in the Hague threatened the future of the Kyoto Protocol. See... Japan’s Greed Threatens Kyoto Protocol [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00128.htm


Katya Rivas: Living In The Lord

- If in the Mystical Body the members function in accordance with the Head, everything will be well arranged and not only for the present hour, but also for the future, for eternity. I am your head, you are My limbs destined to form one-body with Me, or rather in Me. See... Katya Rivas: I Am the Head…You My Members [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00001.htm


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