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1: Scoop Images: The Return Of The Ringers Party (1)

Scoop was delighted to accept an invitation from Theonering.net to the Return of The Ringers Party in Wellington last night. The following photo essay illustrates just a small part of what was a very very excellent party. See also Scoop Images: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00001.htm


2: Scoop Images: The Return Of The Ringers Party (2)

Scoop was delighted to accept an invitation from Theonering.net to the Return of The Ringers Party in Wellington last night. The following photo essay illustrates just a small part of what was a very very excellent party. See also Scoop Images: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00002.htm


3: Scoop Images: The Return Of The Ringers Party (3)

Scoop was delighted to accept an invitation from Theonering.net to the Return of The Ringers Party in Wellington last night. The following photo essay illustrates just a small part of what was a very very excellent party. See also Scoop Images: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00003.htm


4: Scoop Links: Live LOTR Premiere Webcams

Richard has setup webcams all over the Wellington Premiere site near the embassy theatre to capture all things Rings for the ROTK Premiere set for later today (December 1st in NZ). Follow all the links according to your connection speed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00014.htm


5: 911 Victim’s Wife Files RICO Case Against GW Bush

Philip J. Berg, Esquire, announced today that he, attorney for Ellen Mariani, wife of Louis Neil Mariani, who died when United Air Lines flight 175 was flown into the South Tower of the World Trade Center on 9-11 at a news conference regarding the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00261.htm


6: John Chuckman: The Doomsday Machine

It occurred to me to write a satire about Osama and the boys sitting around in the mountains somewhere holding a conference about the worst possible damage they could inflict on the United States and deciding that it would be whatever act got Bush ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00222.htm


7: 911 Victim Ellen Mariani Open Letter To The POTUS

This ''open letter'' is coming from my heart. I want you to know that I am neither a Republican nor a Democrat and that this is not an attempt to ''bash the Government''.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00262.htm


8: Return Of The King World Red Carpet Premiere Live

SKY Television confirmed today that is will screen a LIVE 90 minute red carpet special from the Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King world premiere in Wellington on Monday, December 1 from 5:30pm to 7pm on the SKY Movies channel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0311/S00039.htm


9: Scoop Images: ROTK Stars Caught On Webcam (1)

Images caught on the fly off the http://www.r2.co.nz/ streaming web coverage of this afternoon's Lord of the Rings – Return of the King premiere parade. See also… Scoop Images: ROTK Stars Caught On Webcam (2)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00017.htm


10: Scoop Images: The Nazgul Swoop Into Wellington

Two giant Nazgul riding winged Fell Beasts swooped into Courtenay Place on Sunday in preparation for the festivities surrounding the World premiere of Peter Jackson's Return Of The King, the third part of the Lord of the Rings trilogy next weekend.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00187.htm


11: Noam Chomsky: Hegemony or Survival (Extract)

From the world's foremost intellectual activist, an irrefutable analysis of America's pursuit of total world domination and the catastrophic consequences that will follow.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00011.htm


12: TheOneRing.net Images: Arrival Of The Nazgul

Images from Scoop's content partner TheOneRing.net . For the full set of 25 images of the installation of the Fell Beast atop the Embassy Theatre in Wellington see… Fell Beast at the Embassy Theater and Fell Beast above Embassy Theater

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00188.htm


13: Scoop Images: ROTK Stars Caught On Webcam (2)

Images caught on the fly off the http://www.r2.co.nz/ streaming web coverage of this afternoon's Lord of the Rings – Return of the King premiere parade. See also… Scoop Images: ROTK Stars Caught On Webcam (1)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00018.htm


14: Thailand/Cambodia: Shocking extradition decision

Amnesty International is extremely alarmed by the Thai judiciary's decision to grant the Cambodian authorities' request to extradite Sok Yoeun, a refugee recognized by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and Amnesty International prisoner ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0312/S00009.htm


15: Air New Zealand's 'Frodo' 747 Flies Into History

1,000ft flypast announced for Auckland, Hamilton, Tauranga, Gisborne and Napier before Wellington World Premiere

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00001.htm


16: Breast cancer screening buses lie idle

The six mobile breast-screening buses are lying idle when they could be saving more lives, says National's Health spokeswoman Dr Lynda Scott.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00421.htm


17: Imad Khadduri: Iraq's Free Fall

There are no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq. This apparently became the case a few months after the end of the 1991 war when Hussain Kamel, the man in charge of the nuclear, chemical and biological weapons programs, ordered the destruction ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00198.htm


18: Kerry Prenderghastly: Sauron of the South Seas

The Lord of the Rings premiere is happening in Wellington on Monday and the City Council has been busily tidying up for the superstars and estimated 100,000 spectators. But beneath this glossy surface, Mayor Kerry Prendergast and the WCC are up to some ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00015.htm


19: House of Hank designs paraded at LOTR premiere

Wellington menswear label House of Hank will be making a splash on the red carpet at the world premier of the Lord of the Rings, Return of the King, in Wellington tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0312/S00006.htm


20: Deliver The Mail Treen Says Peters

New Zealand First has suggested that Mike Treen of the Auckland Postal Workers Association concentrate on delivering the mail instead of becoming involved in politics on behalf of the Labour Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0312/S00007.htm


21: Public Address 01/12/03 - Arrivals And Departures

What with all the hoopla, it was proper that someone should play devil's advocate, but Peter Calder's sceptical look at The Lord of the Rings phenomenon in the Weekend Herald's Canvas magazine bugged me for a couple of reasons...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00013.htm


22: Imad Khadduri: Mobile Lies

As the swelter of anger bubbles from the machination of misinformation that led to the faltering WMD casus belli for invading Iraq, the retreat and half-baked excuses of Bush, Blair, Cheney, Wolfowitz and Powell further expose the sharp edge of their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0306/S00075.htm


23: UQ Wire: Bush Bribes Max Cleland To Shut Up?

A month has passed since former Senator Max Cleland, member of the National Commission investigating the Sept. 11 attacks (the Kean Commission), told the New York Times that the White House and President Bush's re-election campaign had reason to fear ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00006.htm


24: Chuckman Cartoon: A Turkey Scoots Into Iraq

Cartoon by John Chuckman…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00005.htm


25: Upton-on-line Diaspora Edition: 25th Nov. 2003

In the French Corner, we have exciting new ideological convulsions amidst France's extensive array of extreme left parties, plus some extra-terrestrial ambitions on the part of the alter-mondialistes ; back in the world of Treatyology, we discover ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00012.htm


26: Pentagon Wants To Scrap Democracy In America

In the wake of the Iraq war, 18 Iraqis and 2 Jordanians introduced a class action law suit in a Brussels Court against General Franks, Commander of the US Armed Forces in Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00225.htm


27: Satire: New Big Boom in Iraq - Jobs

Last week George Bush made a secret visit to Iraq to announce the launch of a new employment program to put the people of Iraq "Back to Work."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0312/S00008.htm


28: Emirates Reinvents Longhaul Travel

New First Class suites costing no less than US$125,000 each are being installed on Emirates' latest jets flying into New Zealand ? making them as comfortable as the most luxurious executive aircraft and just one of many features planned to persuade ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00002.htm


29: Is That A Promise Mr Anderton?

"Jim Anderton's reaction to his ticking off from the forestry sector is nothing short of incredible," says National Party Commerce and Forestry spokesman Brian Connell.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0312/S00002.htm


30: Workers to pay for Holidays Act election bribe

Every worker will pay for Labour's decision to press ahead with its election bribe of an extra week's annual leave, says National Party Leader Don Brash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0312/S00003.htm

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