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1: Upton-on-line: Diaspora Edition

Direct from Paris' 6th Arrondissement comes the first edition of upton-on-line for 2001. Upton-on-line has been off-line for two months now trying to furnish an unfurnished apartment (which in France means supplying everything from curtain tracks to light ...

2: Keith Rankin: March Party Madness

Last weekend, the Act party exposed itself to potentially terminal ridicule by continuing to suggest that kiwis should be domesticated, farmed and eaten. While Act's spokesman tells us that no domesticated species ever became extinct, we see on television mass ...

3: Wedding date put back at least two more days

National and Act tonight delayed the 'marriage' of thousands of de facto couples by at least two more days when they thwarted the Government's plan to pass the Property Relationships Bill tonight.

4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 15 March

Australian Apple Dispute – Dairy Merger – Beehive Wood – National Party Social Deprivation – Mallard On Dr Lexchin – Technology Venture Capital – Beehive Wood Wars - Mallard On Caygill Insurance Policy & National Party Precedents -

5: Scoop Images: 4 Victorious National Filibusterers

A selection of National MPs who led a victorious filibuster against the Attorney General's Property Relations Bill on Tuesday in the house.

6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 14 March

Today's questions of the day concerned: PM’s Husband’s Friends (Dr Lexchin) – Banking Satisfaction – Cabinet/Government Standards – Christine Rankin’s Performance – More Dr Lexchin - School Staffing - Rankin Vs Bradford - Marine Mining – Auckland Rail ...

7: Scoop Images: The Fifth Filibusterer

National MP Tony Ryall speaking during a victorious Opposition filibuster against the Attorney General's Property Relations Bill on Tuesday in the house.

8: Scoop Images: PM Helen Clark Has A Chuckle

Prime Minister Helen Clark appeared highly amused at Agriculture and Biosecurity Minister Jim Sutton's anecdotes at Monday's post cabinet press conference.

9: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 15 March

1. OWEN JENNINGS to the Minister for Trade Negotiations: Will the Government immediately instigate World Trade Organisation proceedings over Australia's refusal to lift the ban on New Zealand apples; if not, why not?

10: Helen, Peter, Joel and the Pharmac Review


11: Scoop Images: Yachts Emerge From Ugly Duckling

GOTHENBURG, March 9 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- A giant Russian cargo plane, dubbed 'the ugly duckling of the skies', early today successfully delivered two sleek, but hardly slim-line Volvo Ocean Race yachts weighing a total 27,000 kilos after a unique 22-hour ...

12: Lay Off Locke!

At a time when Major McNutt’s family are endeavoring to come to terms with the loss of their loved one, Mr Keith Locke’s comments display a degree of insensitivity which is enormously regretful said Ron Mark MP, the New Zealand First Spokesman for Defence.

13: Motornet: Ford's Gas Burner

For many, the idea of alternative fuel is likely to conjure up images of cardigan wearing Cortina drivers of the early 80s putting along on CNG. But Ford has a new car on the block and it doesn't run on petrol. Can they convince the unconverted?

14: Scoop Images: Speaker Jonathan Hunt

Speaker Jonathan Hunt, fount of neutrality. Photographs by Mark Graham - .

15: SHARP COMPUTING: The Reinstalling Windows Song

I bought a new computer - It cost two thousand dollars - But every time I switch it on - It keeps on falling down.

16: National Radio Midday Report

Parliament Wood – Northland Prison – Aus Economy – Sharemarket – Foot And Mouth – GM Commission – Fiordland Climbers – Cyclone Season – IRA – Mock Battle – Adoption Laws – Wine Sales

17: CRAP: Australian Clone Scab Advert Labour Shock!!!

"Much to our horror, the Communist Revolutionary Action Party wishes to report that there is a New Zealand link to the recent Australian cloning scandal!!! It will be remembered that there was a fusion of pig and human that supposedly ceased to ...

18: MIR Earth Tumble & Space Nuclear Power

Two leading experts on the space program are warning that the impending Russian MIR space station reentry to Earth orbit should cause global concern about launching nuclear power into space.

19: Scoop Archive: Forced 'Charity' Failing

"Why is Alliance List MP Liz Gordon calling for an increase in benefits, but an end to foodbanks?" asks Libertarianz spokesman Lindsay Mitchell. "Why doesn't this woman - whose salary we are forced to pay - do her homework?"

20: SHARP COMPUTING: Husband 1.0

Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed that the new program began making unexpected changes to the accounting modules, limiting access to flower and jewellery applications that had previously operated flawlessly under Boyfriend ...

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