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The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend were...
CAPTAIN COURAGEOUS John Eales kicked a penalty in the final second to complete an astonishing world Wallaby comeback to give the world champions the Bledisloe Cup 24-23 in a fantastic test at Wellington's Westpac Stadium on Saturday.
An unashamedly erotic ‘Sexpo’ opening in Auckland this weekend is likely to increase the already appalling level of sexual abuse in this country. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the R18 ‘Sexpo’ is attempting to change the sex ‘industry’ image ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and so, the great shepherd reached out to his flock and said: "Alright, there's a bit of a price spike on - but I can ignore it if you do."
Following are photos from what is perhaps the most sophisticated political protest site existing to-date, The Philadelphia Independent Media Center . According to the site it was formed to “...provide an alternative to the inevitably and unavoidably ...
Mr Richard Woods Director of Security New Zealand Security Intelligence Service PO Box 600 WELLINGTON
Previous editions of upton-on-line have, from time to time, taxed the patience of some readers. They’ve been rather long. So here’s an up-front caveat: this edition covers two important issues. One is the Employment Relations Bill. The second is ...
Today in Parliament we saw the sort of discrimination that we haven't seen in New Zealand for years, National's Housing spokesman Tony Ryall said today.
"The Corrective Party considers there are more important things to worry about Harrier Potty books. These stories appear to be about a young nerdish fellow who is training to be a wizard."
Thomas Mann, an author and political scholar with the Brookings Institution in Washington, and Robert Zoellick, senior policy advisor to Republican presidential nominee George W. Bush, spoke about the American political process, with a special focus on the ...
The embargoed text of Michael King's biography of New Zealand writer Janet Frame, launched last night in Dunedin by the Prime Minister, Helen Clark, was offered for sale on the Internet two months before publication.
100th birthday," Republican Movement president Dave Guerin said today. "Her family and friends should celebrate but why are we bothering on the other side of the world?
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Labour Finance Minister in boring Budget shock! Well, not quite ... Michael Cullen's maiden Budget was plenty interesting - not least in its disarming fiscal prudence.
While there were no surprises in the naming of either teams for Saturday’s Bledisloe Cup match, both coaches promise the test will be fascinating.
SUVA: Fiji soldiers shot and killed a rebel gunman and 20 people were wounded in a shootout as the military took control of the troubled Dreketi rice-producing area in Vanua Levu yesterday, media reports said.
The New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, has accused the Attorney General of colluding with the Serious Fraud Officer Director at a Select Committee hearing this morning.
Today's Questions concern: Queen Mother’s Birthday Today! - Tax Changes - Health Reforms And Maori – East Timor and Indonesia – Mark Todd – National Testing for 9-year-olds – Fridge Magnets – WTO Lamb Dispute With US – Maori Fisheries Commission – Singapore ...
Fresh from his defeat at the Battle of Seattle, WTO Director General MIKE MOORE will be speaking to the Canterbury Employers Assoc. at the Centra Hotel, Cnr Cashel and High Sts on MONDAY 14th AUGUST.
The recent news has been dominated by the trials and tribulations of three men: Mark Todd, Dover Samuels, John Tamihere. And by two two-year old Maori girls who were beaten to death or near-death in family environments characterised by the absence ...
Novartis, one of the world’s leading producers of genetically engineered seeds, has informed Greenpeace that it will no longer use genetically engineered ingredients (GE) in its food products worldwide. Novartis is the first multinational company ...
Today’s event marks the fifty-fifth anniversary since the use of nuclear weapons on Nagasaki. Hiroshima was bombed days earlier. In a matter of seconds both cities were erased, there was a terrible toll in human suffering and death, and nuclear ...