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New Zealand’s national holiday has proved something of a disappointment to Scoop. Upstaged by Prada, scuffles and confrontation at Waitangi, a beaming Titewhai. Meanwhile the Prime Minister dressed in black is talking about dumping the Queen in Akaroa ...
I was reading the `Business Herald' on Saturday. There was a long article on the Reserve Bank's tightening of monetary policy, and it was a delicious read because it was deeply ironic without the author even apparently being aware of his own irony.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and now is the summer of our discontent. No, it's not that we're really feeling dark in out hearts - give or take a Titewhai or two, we seem fairly happy in ourselves. But - as the organic butcher said to me yesterday - what ...
Wellington Mayor Mark Blumsky this morning made a statement to the people of Wellington on the controversial issue of “Variation 17” and on development on the waterfront. He said he wanted to find the middle ground between a paddock and a wall.
The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.
“The council I have been elected to lead will find the middle way between those who would build a wall and those who would leave the waterfront empty and lifeless,” Wellington Mayor Mark Blumsky said today.
I’ve asked you here today because I have a very important message for the People of Wellington.
The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.
Photo montage of a day at Viaduct Basin in Auckland, the Americas Cup Village, from Geoff Beynon...
The Wellington Waterfront belongs to the People of Wellington, is treasured by them and is part of their heritage. It is a place where people participate in the full range of activities that Wellington has to offer. In this diversity lies the value ...
Indonesia is the world's leading exporter of rainforest timber according to a White House paper supporting President Clinton's $150 million overseas conservation-aid proposal to Congress. John Howard reports.
- Editorial: Waitangi today and in the future. - Dentistry fees cut in half - Some thoughts on the Labour-Green relationship - The News - the good weeks keep on rolling - Web site of the week
Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.
Education Minister Trevor Mallard has declined an application for integration for a new girls’ school on the Kapiti Coast.
A Cabinet paper released today makes it clear all key Government agencies support the Government's direction for the public health sector, Health Minister Annette King says.
In what is believed to be a world first, a California judge has granted a restraining order in a cyber-smearing case which could have a major impact on this practice on the Internet. John Howard reports.
"Someone please tell the govt' that nobody with a snout for the future cares about TV anymore, let alone John Hawkesby." Get The Guz from http://spungo.com
A meeting held last night by Waterfront Watch in the Old Town Hall to oppose the council’s plans for the Wellington Waterfront was attended by an unusually large crowd. The hall quickly filled to capacity and again – as happened last Thursday ...
Waterfront Charter – Manager Drowns – Afghan Hijack – Not Guilty – Homicide Inquiry – Thomas Murders – Drug Study – IRA Crisis – Clinton Candidacy – Freedom Party – Smoking Laws – Ernest Adams – Fake Pole
The story of Waitangi Day, which was first officially commemorated in 1934, mirrors the development of a more politically sensitive New Zealand society in the twentieth century, according to Dr Claudia Orange , author of an online history of the event ...