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The top 20 rating items on Scoop on May Day 2000 were...
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After a few weeks away, a refreshed author is back again. The new Parliamentary session begins this week, and it’s going to be fun. But first, a song sung to the tune `O Christmas Tree’:
The capacity of the internet to enable networking among political interest groups has emerged over the past 12 months in a spectacular fashion. Scoop's Alastair Thompson backgrounds the Mayday2k protest movement in a feature article first published in ...
The earth has replaced the wind as the major buffeter of the capital in the last fortnight, with recent midnight jolts reminding Wellingtonians they are sitting targets for the next big one.
Scoop will be providing rolling photo reports on action in the Streets of Wellington today. The following is the first set of pics from Scoop’s roving MayDay2k photographer Miles Thompson.
Protestors including Roger Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 1.
The following pictures were taken at Whakapapa ski-field on Mt Ruapehu at the weekend. Peter Jackson's film crews have been filming scenes for the Lord of The Rings trilogy of films there recently.
Protestors including Mr Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 2.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... bear with me while I do my therapy. One of the reasons I keep on with Hard News is that it gives me the chance to shout at people who piss me off. It relieves me of the need to bore my friends and family with the details.
MAIN EVENT - MARCH - 3.30pm - Proceed from Manners Mall to Midland Park (Lambton Quay) - free money to be given away to undermine capitalism.
Scoop has received another anonymous communique from a group calling itself “People Not Profits” in Christchurch who have been busy making a stink.
Another photo report from the Streets of Wellington. This time the March from Cuba Mall to Midland Park. Photos Miles Thompson.
NOTE: Today, May Day 2000, is D-Day for a global carnival against capitalism with demonstrations planned all around the globe. Demonstrations are planned in several NZ cities including Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland, Hamilton and Dunedin. ...
The following report of recent happenings in the Ruapehu area - the site of the latest filming of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy - was sent to Scoop by a recent visitor to the area…
As statists around the Western world commence their annual May Day eulogies, Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell suggests they reflect instead on the true legacy of their chosen ideology:
"We have to become radical conservatives. Don't fall off your seats. You haven't slipped into an ACT conference. I don't mean radical as in extreme."
The following three images show the Greenpeace operation to test waste from Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge at Raz Blanchard. Greenpeace discovered alarmingly high levels of radioactivity during its tests and has called for an end to discharges ...
The defence research group JUST DEFENCE has released parts of a confidential briefing made to the Minister of Defence on 9 March 2000 that reveal the price of the next expensive purchase being sought by the Air Force. The information, which was leaked ...
As protestors gather around the Western World in the cause of improving the lot of their fellow disadvantaged citizens of Planet Earth, clouds are gathering over the Horn of Africa promising deliverance of a different kind.
DON'T FORCE BLOODY-MINDED WEST COAST MAYORS TO ACCEPT $100M SAYS NATIVE FOREST ACTION