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3: Stateside With Rosalea: Cartoon Network

Holy Batballs, Wonder Boy! Doesn't that VQ1 squadron have a lightning bolt and a bat on its insignia along with the words "World Watchers"? And doesn't it surveill not only China but the West Coast of America and the Arabian Gulf? Has the Batmobile ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00113.htm


4: David Miller: Why I Won't Be Marching On May Day

In the course of my business and research I travel to Wellington frequently throughout the year. When in the capital, I make a point to visit the House of Representatives, the numerous art galleries and museums, the cafes and bars and enjoy the cities nightlife. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00126.htm


5: Begging the Question: Biosecurity in our time?

Biosecurity continues to insidiously ingrain itself on our consciousness. Action is being taken to protect our borders - but can we do better?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00125.htm


6: Who Said History Never Repeats?: Airlines

This weekend marks 61 years since that great Anzac enterprise, Tasman Empire Airways Limited, took to the trans-Tasman skies. The partnership that formed the fledgling airline included Qantas and the NZ Labour Government. No debt-laden predecessors ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00124.htm


7: Mayday Activists respond to Libertarianz Party

Wellington Mayday Activists respond to Libertarianz Party

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00074.htm


8: Scoop Images: May Day Street Party Poster

For more information see... http://mayday2001.org/wellington/

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00079.htm


9: Howard's End: Waltzing With Matlilda

Professor Bob Catley released a book last week entitled, Waltzing with Matlilda, suggesting that New Zealand has got 10 years to join Australia or it will be too late for us to avoid the fate of a poor Pacific nation. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00112.htm


10: Libz Taunt May Day Misanthropists

"The anti-capitalist and anti-reason rally planned for May Day is a futile gesture by the latest apologists for anti-human communism," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00072.htm


11: Subaru's WRX Tries On A Suit For Size

It's been years since Subaru launched the WRX and the latest all-new version has been eagerly anticipated. But all would agree, it is a very different car from its predecessor. The big question is - will the punters buy it?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00031.htm


12: Which racial road? The high road, or the low?

Speech by Libertarianz spokesman to deregulate Maori Affairs, Tim Wikiriwhi, to launch the campaign of Libertarianz Whangarei candidate, Helen Hughes. Delivered at 'Forum North' on Saturday 21 April.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00075.htm


13: Mayday Activists demand Ronald McDonald

Organisers of Mayday celebrations in Wellington have noted the theft of the $10,000 inflatable figure of Ronald McDonald from a McDonald's restaurant in Hamilton, and ask that he bought to Wellington to stand trial on May 1st.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00073.htm


14: Attack On Shareholder Responsibilities Incredible

The call on television last night by Chamber of Commerce chief, Michael Barnett, for Qantas New Zealand owners to front up with more money than they have already lost is incredible, says Alasdair Thompson, the chief executive of the Employers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00158.htm


15: Trevor de Cleene 'committed, witty and irreverent'

Prime Minister Helen Clark today paid tribute to her former colleague, Trevor de Cleene, saying the former Labour MP would be remembered for his commitment to his beliefs along with his wit and irreverence.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00353.htm


16: Guest Opinion: Capitalism's Wall of Shame

In 1989, the capitalists heralded the collapse of the Berlin Wall as the triumph of freedom and democracy over Stalinist dictatorship. 20th April 2001, a decade later, and they hide behind a Wall of Shame, using stormtrooper riot cops to club, teargas ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00118.htm


17: Scoop Archive: Libz Taunt May Day Misanthropists

"The anti-capitalist and anti-reason rally planned for May Day is a futile gesture by the latest apologists for anti-human communism," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/6e/bf/200104231631.6e538721.html


18: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00122.htm


19: Healthcare Eligibility Changes Unacceptable

Green Party Social Services Spokesperson Sue Bradford today said Government moves to offer cheaper healthcare to beneficiaries but not to low income workers was unfair and unacceptable.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00362.htm


20: Students Protest at Canadian High Commission

Students, led by Victoria University’s Radical Society, will present a protest letter to the Canadian High Commission tomorrow (Tuesday). They are protesting the violence that Canadian police used in Quebec over the weekend in attempts to restrict protest ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00077.htm


21: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


22: Community Services Card to be reviewed

Health Minister Annette King announced today that the Cabinet has increased funding for Community Services Card provision to ensure that no superannuitant or beneficiary loses their entitlement to it as a result of the social security adjustments which ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00341.htm


23: Lincoln’s Bledisloe Medal to Mid-Canterbury farmer

Mid-Canterbury farmer Brian Cameron of Pendarves, a pioneer in irrigation in Canterbury, founding father of the NZ agricultural cooperatives movement and a former Deputy Chairman of meat company PPCS Ltd has been awarded Lincoln University’s prestigious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00046.htm


24: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. Yet another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing the other side of the millhouse pictured in an earlier shot, in the sun, before it was burned down. Hobbit houses can be seen across the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00068.htm


25: Govt Unfair To Low Income Workers

The Government is being grossly unfair to low income workers in not allowing them to use community services cards, National's Health spokesman Roger Sowry said today. "It sends a message to low income working New Zealanders that you are better ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00371.htm


26: Unlimited Magazine Launches Website

Investment forum, share indices, amongst a host of enhanced features on new business news and information website

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00044.htm


27: National Radio Midday Report

Community Services Card – Body Found – Gras Skirt – Antarctica Airlifts – Dash-8 – Qantas Collapse – Taiwan Weapon Sale – Sub Commander Court Marshalled – Anzac Memorial – Meridian – Youth Health

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00089.htm


28: Organics Inquiry Released On Thursday

A select committee inquiry into the potential of organic food production in New Zealand will publicly release its report this Thursday (26 April) at Commonsense Organics, 260 Wakefield Street, at 2pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00370.htm


29: What is Hawkins hiding?

Documents obtained by National under the Official Information Act paint a picture of mounting tension between Police and the Minister, and are notable more for what's not included than what is, National's Police spokesman Tony Ryall said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00354.htm


30: Big business donations highlight ACT hypocrisy

The Green Party says today's Sunday Star Times revelations about the elaborate techniques ACT Party big business backers used to hide the size and sources of its 1996 election funding will lead to ACT's demise.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00320.htm


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