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1: Scoop Feedback: Bush Picture Offends

Hello. As a member of the United States citizenry, and as someone who has had to endure the last 8 years of a dishonest, shady man in the presidency, I find your picture of G. Bush offensive. Since your mission is to give news without the "spin", ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00024.htm


2: Scoop Images: Priceless

Scoop Subversive Art #1 George W. Bush Priceless, sent from Washington D.C.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00017.htm


3: Rosalea Barker: What does New Zealand mean?

I was asked that question last week by someone in a workplace literacy programme. It was asked in the context of introducing ourselves and talking about what our names mean. New Zealand, I said, doesn't mean anything. It's just the name given to some ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00016.htm


4: Letter From Elsewhere: Our Nation’s Story

Pakeha are not into national celebrations or commemorations these days. We used to turn out in tidy, neatly hatted droves to watch solemn civic parades and listen raptly to amazingly plummy-voiced Prime Ministers and broadcasters intoning platitudes about ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00025.htm


5: Howard's End: Temptation Island Lacks Sizzle

Temptation Island, Fox TV's hyped-up reality series, which aired on TV3 Monday night, has proved to be a lot of bacon with little sizzle. And one contestant couple already had a child. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00023.htm


6: BBC Finds “Lost World” On West Coast

New Zealand is set to receive another international boost as BBC cameras start rolling on the West Coast on February 17 for a feature film of Arthur Conan Doyles "The Lost World" John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00026.htm


7: Ariel Sharon: A Man Without A Conscience

Ariel Sharon was born in Palestine in 1928, grandson of a Russian migrant family and the son of farmers. When he was 13, his father gave him a knife. Sharon remembers, "The knife was symbolic, to

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00060.htm


8: Scoop Images: Smoke Over Wellington

Images of smoke from a Makara scrub fire blown over Karori and Wellington this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00028.htm


9: Israel’s Election: Implications for Peace Process

Last December Israel’s Prime Minister Ehud Barak resigned from office in order to attain a fresh mandate from the Israeli people to pursue the peace initiatives with the Palestinians, which by this stage were plagued by the violence in the areas they ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00022.htm


10: Anderton congratulates English

Alliance leader and Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is congratulating Bill English on being elected deputy leader of the National Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00079.htm


11: Brain Drain sets new record for immigration stats

While the Government continues to deny the existence of a brain drain the latest immigration figures show otherwise. A record has been set for the number of skilled New Zealanders departing our country, National's Immigration spokesperson Marie Hasler ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00078.htm


12: SHARP ETIQUETTE: Avoiding Bad Language

We realise the critical importance of being able to accurately express your feelings when communicating with co-workers. Therefore, a list of "TRY SAYING" new phrases has been provided so that proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00019.htm


13: Waitangi Day celebration of indigenous survival

Waitangi Day is a day of mourning for Maori. Our only celebration is the celebration of our survival. Feburary 6th 1840 was the day the Treaty of Waitangi was signed.So on this day we remember the begining of broken promises by those colonisers of old ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0102/S00016.htm


14: Shipley confused and confusing

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that Opposition leader Jenny Shipley is utterly confused about the nature of the possible visit by the Minister of Maori Affairs and other ministers to Waitangi tomorrow.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00063.htm


15: Scoop Feedback: Scoop gets its facts wrong!

Your article "BBC Finds Lost World on West Coast" by John Howard contains an error that I find surprising for a news publication. Steven Spielberg's film "Jurassic Park" was not an adaptation in a modern setting of Conan-Doyles classic, "The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00029.htm


16: National Radio Midday Report

Israel Election – National Deputy – Vet Strikes – Auckland Electricity Payout – ChCh Council Profit – Harre At Picket – Loan Idea Supported – Capital Coast Health – Ebola In Canada – Gene Appeal

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0102/S00029.htm


17: English Deputy Leadership Won’t Save Shipley

Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today predicted that it would only be a matter of time before Jenny Shipley’s leadership of the National Party is undermined by her newly elected Deputy Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00070.htm


18: Howard's End: Giving The Government Ears

Hundreds of thousands of working Australians are going without meals, do not take holidays, cannot afford their own home, buy second-hand clothes and struggle to pay bills, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. What about NZ? John Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00015.htm


19: Union dispute highlights anti-business bias

National's Associate Finance spokesperson Max Bradford today said that the Government is showing its true anti-business colours by allowing Associate Labour Minister Laila Harre to turn up at the picket line in Nelson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00067.htm


20: HARD NEWS 02/2/01 - GBH: Gibberish By Hack

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHJILES ... so Jenny Shipley is the leader of the National Party and will remain so until the next election at least. Bill English, who, depending on your view, was either too young, too unexperienced, too unpopular or just plain too ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00012.htm

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