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Disarmament Minister Matt Robson is living in the land of Noddy if he believes sweet-talking other nations instead of committing to defence will be enough to keep New Zealand secure, National's Defence spokesman Max Bradford said today.
Disarmament Minister Matt Robson is asking the Opposition leader Jenny Shipley to reign in her defence spokesperson, after Mr Bradford today appeared to denounce international diplomacy and conciliation.
In this issue: We consider the completely different way in which political drama is played out in France, the way in which bi-lateral relations are nurtured by countries with a serious approach to foreign relations, and agriculture as culture – the ingenious ...
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New Zealanders who are non-Maori, non-Pacific Islander or non-ethnic are being treated as non-citizens by the Government in its public consultation over the Gaming Review, National MP Murray McCully said today.
"I feel very sad to learn of the death of Trevor de Cleene. Although not unexpected, his death will still be a shock to the family, to whom I extend my sympathy.
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 ...
"It was with great sadness that I learned of the death of Trevor de Cleene," Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.
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 ...
Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.
In 1886, two anarchists, Lucy and Albert Parsons, walked arm in arm with their children down Chicago's Michigan Avenue. They walked at the head of 80,000 workers in the world's first ever May Day parade. At that moment, over 340,000 workers across the ...
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 ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and greetings from Amsterdam, home of meat, bread, cheese and chocolate; of buds and beer, of tolerance and the apparently compulsory smoking of tobacco.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... yes, it's me down the phone line again, but from parts no more distant or exotic than Pt Chevalier. Where, I am happy to report, the weather is pleasant and the vista a delight.
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?
"It was with horror, loathing and appalled disgust that we learnt about the career prospects of Prebbo if ARF loses its kennels in Parliament!!!" exclaimed Sister Raptophilia SM at news of a breaking political scandal.
Women from the Tertiary Women's Focus Group, (the women's network of the New Zealand University Students Association) are pleading with supermodel and actor Rachel Hunter not to lose any more weight to please modelling agencies.
Christchurch anarchist group the Anarchist Round Table (ART) is delighted to announce that Reverend Jeremiah Lovebucks, head of the International Church of the Almighty Dollar, will be in Christchurch to lead a special May Day service starting at 12 ...
A FULL eighty minute effort highlighted by a sensational last fifteen saw the Hurricanes wow a packed Rugby Park with four exhillarating tries Friday to earn a valuable bonus point which capped off an extremely impressive 41-17 thrashing of a strong Warratah ...
Scoop is delighted to present to Frodo and Bilbo Baggin’s house in the Waikato – Bag End. Now we are getting magical….
27 April 2001 Media Statement WOMEN’S MINISTERS COMMIT TO DIRECT DIALOGUE WITH INDIGENOUS WOMEN
Scoop Subversive Art #1 George W. Bush Priceless, sent from Washington D.C.
The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.
A series of images from last night's broadcast on TV2 of an truly extraordinary documentary... See Scoop's review of the show... Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World .
ACT has slammed the Government’s proposal to scrap the community services card and wants a Parliamentary vote on the issue.
Statistics New Zealand today released the report Modern Biotechnology Activity in New Zealand. This is the first set of New Zealand statistics on modern biotechnology activity. The report analyses the results of a survey of 180 businesses and research ...
Party Leader Graham Capill told the Justice and Electoral Select Committee that the Prostitution Reform Bill was unlikely to promote the human rights of prostitutes in the way suggested by its proponents.
Media Flash and Australian Media Job Directory Australia's Media Independent Weekly E-Newspaper Monday, March 5, 2001
Quotable Value New Zealand has reported a net operating surplus of $0.670 million after current year tax expense, Quotable Value Chairman, Richard Westlake, announced today.
Scoop wouldn't normally so shamelessly lift a photo from a newspaper but in this instance the claim in the Mirror/Daily Record that this is the "first" picture of the Lord of the Rings secret Kingdom, is, respectfully disputed.