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GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... the incumbent Prime Minister will be remembered for many things. Fluid and reassuring body language is not one of them.
Whether you're searching for an old flame, anxious to catch up with a lost friend or just curious to see whatever became of what'shername, kiwisreunited.co.nz will be online Monday 11th February, reuniting kiwis with people from their past.
The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.
In an artistic climate in which dissected animal carcasses are displayed floating in formaldehyde and semen-stained blankets are described as "haunting, powerful and provocative," Warhol's simple images seem relatively benign by comparison.
The following images show the surf on the South Coast of Wellington today. Sightseers were out in force to see the biggest south coast waves anyone can remember....
"Last week marked the abolition of article 14 of the Bill of Rights Act 1990," Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath said today. "Judge Roderick Joyce has made it clear that council bylaws can override the freedom of expression guaranteed ...
In This Edition: Catherine Fitts Response to SEC CIO re SEC's Relationship With DynCorp and Arthur Andersen/Conflicts of Interest - Scoop Correspondence with Dyncorp Vice President, Corporate & Marketing Communications Charlene A. Wheeless
It is rare that I wax lyrical about a film. But the independently-produced documentary, An Evergreen Island, about Bougainville, a South Pacific island which survived nine years with little assistance from the outside world has left a big impression on ...
"What better place to open Kiwibank's first shop than Palmerston North,", "the home of the so-called Palmerston North Poverty Action Group," comments Lindsay Mitchell, Libertarianz associate spokesman for deregulation of welfare.
Photos of NYPD officers in full riot gear in the process of arresting a dozen New York University students on Sunday 03 Feburary.
Osama bin Laden is not an easy subject. Characterizations of him vary wildly. The most common, because it’s the official narrative of cardboard cutout simplicity, is that he’s the world’s number one villain, the diabolical mastermind behind the ...
Political Arrestees Singled Out for Punitive Detention by NYPD; Civil Liberties Attorneys to Hold Press Conference on Steps of 100 Centre Street 11 am Tuesday.
New Zealand's Minister of Education has Signed an Agreement with Microsoft's Worldwide General Manager for Education, which Secures the Latest Software for New Zealand Schools
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John Campbell is to leave National Radio’s Saturday Morning programme at the end of March after presenting the high profile lifestyle show for almost two years.
Full and Final Settlement Would End Treaty Tensions Weekly Column by Dr Muriel Newman MP
The Electoral Commission announced today it had approved new logos for two registered political parties—the New Zealand National Party and the Christian Heritage Party: Graham Capill Party Leader.
ACT leader Richard Prebble, in response to media inquiries today about ACT's rise in the opinion polls, said this confirms ACT's own polling.
Yesterday they were Teacher Registration Board staff, today they are employed by the Teachers Council. This morning the staff held a ceremony to celebrate the change. It is more than a change of name. The prime task of the Board was to register teachers. ...
NBColympics.Com Takes ‘Gold’ To Become Most Popular Global Web Site In Inaugural ‘Internet Olympics’
EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.
This Lord of The Rings movie poster was recently posted by Scoop’s content partner http://theonering.net .
Legend has it that some of my ancestors spent time in the Sinai Desert. But I doubt that Richard Prebble had people like my grandparents, who arrived in New Zealand as refugees from Hitler in 1939, in mind when he spoke of the danger of letting too ...
Some in the New Zealand business community are wondering why the government appears adamant it will push ahead to ratify the Kyoto protocol on global warming. It is about money, pure and simple, because it can be extremely profitable to sell hot ...
New York City – City lawyers today agreed to pay approximately $469,000 in damages and legal costs to activists arrested in a 1999 Diallo-related protest. The twelve activists were jailed for over 24 hours – a common experience for dissenters under ...
The just released Household Labour Force Survey figures support EMA Central’s call for Government to recognise the skills shortage struggle employers around the country are facing.
Scoop is pleased to present a series of images of Lord of The Rings Filming from its content partner http://theonering.net . They show filming underway in Happy Valley at Whakapapa skifield on Mt Ruapehu.
Green MP Sue Kedgley was last night selected as the Green Party's Wellington Central candidate for this year's general election and is promising to run a strong campaign.
Greens will fight English/Banks combo over motorway plans Green Party Transport spokesperson 7th February 2002 Auckland Green MP Keith Locke says his party will be confronting National over its announced election policy of building more motorways ...
Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.