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1: Scoop Images: The Battle For Manners Mall (KFC)

May Day protestors have shut down Kentucky Fried Chicken in Manners Mall this afternoon. Several protestors were ejected by security before police took up position inside the fast food outlet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00009.htm


2: Scoop Images: All Clothes Are Corrupt

Protestors have now assembled in Cuba Mall to attend an anti-sweatshop fashion parade. “It’s not enough to just boycott Nike and Adidas, if you are wearing any clothes you are participating in the system. You have to smash the system,” said an MC.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00007.htm


3: Scoop Images: Jim's Bank Opens Early In LA

Scoop has received the following picture from a recent traveller to the city of angels...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00003.htm


4: May Day: Mike Moore Burns

After forcing the closure of KFC and Star Mart - which avoided an occupation by closing for stock-take before protesters arrived - Wellington May Day protesters, moved to Midland Park, disrupting traffic in Willis Street and Lambton Quay.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00014.htm


5: Scoop Images: Carnival Against Capitalism Begins

Around 50 protestors have gathered at the Freedom Shop in Upper Cuba Street for the shop’s sixth birthday celebrations and to kick off today’s Cuba St May Day Carnival Against Capitalism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00006.htm


6: May Day: Star Mart Closed, Libz Counter-Protest

After briefly forcing the closure of KFC, protestors moved on to Star Mart. The doors were closed with a sign saying "closed for stocktaking". Police protected the shop. There were no arrests.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00012.htm


7: 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


8: Majority Of New Zealanders 'Non-Citizens'

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00399.htm


9: Where Is National's Disarmament Spokesperson?

Disarmament Minister Matt Robson wants to know whether the National Party still has a disarmament spokesperson or any interest in the topic.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00455.htm


10: Robson In Land Of Noddy

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00390.htm


11: Big News: There’s No Such Place As Hell

It’s official – hell is not a place, it’s just a state of being, So is purgatory. At least that’s according to two people in the Catholic Church.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00016.htm


12: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 2 May 2001

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Minister of Health: Does she stand by her statement that "Cabinet agreed that no person who is entitled to the community services card before 1 April 2001 should lose his or her entitlement as a consequence of the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00041.htm


13: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 2 May

Today's questions of the day concerned: Community Services Card – New Prisons – Health Funding - Youth Justice Facility Location – Education Review Office – Social Services Agency Merger – Centennial Highway Accidents – Police Rapist – Good Faith ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00018.htm


14: 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


15: Libertarianz May Day Presence Pathetic

The Loony libertarianz must have disappointed that only three people showed up to support them. This isn't suprising since they are so far over to the loony right wing spectrum of politics, they would make Richard Prebble cringe.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00022.htm


16: 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


17: Libz March For MayDay Capitalism

The "MayDay misanthropists" marched around the country yesterday, while Libertarianz activists taunted their tantrums with pro-capitalist signs and slogans, and gave out $100 (imitation) bills backed with praise for free minds, free markets ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00016.htm


18: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –1 May

Today's questions of the day concerned: Employment Stoppages – Community Services Card – Community Services Card And Kiwi Bank – Community Services Card – Tranz Rail Line Closures – Community Services Card – Pacific Pre-School Education – Celia Lashlie ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00008.htm


19: Why So Long To Get Rid Of Rapist?

Questions remain why it has taken the Government and the Commissioner over a month to begin the dismissal process of convicted rapist Colin McLean. They have known for 17 months that this conviction was coming. Now New Zealanders have to wait another ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00053.htm


20: Libertarian Communists Comment On Capitalism

May Day is a global day of protest against capitalism. But just what is capitalism? Let’s take a closer look...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00005.htm


21: Letter From Elsewhere: Get Your Embryos Here

Those funky fertility gods are at it again. This week they scored a double bullseye. First they called for spare stored embryos to go to unrelated people who needed them to have a baby. Then they announced that New Zealand’s first official IVF ‘surrogate’ ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00015.htm


22: Punish Crimes, Not Vices, Say Libz

Libertarianz spokeman Richard McGrath said the death of Auckland engineering student Shawn Brenner was a tragic waste of a young life, but that subsequent comments made by emergency specialist Dr Tony Smith were similarly unfortunate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00008.htm


23: 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


24: Scoop: Top Scoops (May Day Special)

MAY DAY PROTESTS – FULL COVERAGE - LIVE DIGICAM REPORTS: - GENERAL PROTEST ADVISORIES: - SPECIFIC PROTEST ADVISORIES AND RELEASES: - DISSENTING VOICES: - Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A - TVNZ Charter Unleashed - David Miller: Taiwan Enters The Equation

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00010.htm


26: Stupidity Endemic in Fundament Communities!!!

"The New Zealand public should be aware that there is an even more insidious designer drug that is now doing the rounds in fundament communities -BAC 182 or "Stupidity." said Sister Raptophilia SM today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00017.htm


27: Beneficiaries Join May Day Parade

The Benefit Rights Service of The People’s Centre of Wellington will be participating in the May Day rally today. Their message is aimed at destroying the common misconception that “beneficiaries have it easy”. Workers from The Benefit Rights Service will be ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00014.htm


28: Sweatshop Fashion: "We'd be better off naked"

Students, lead by Victoria University's Radical Society will participate in the May Day Carnival against Capitalism with an anti-Sweatshop fashion parade. This will be performed as street theatre as one of the numerous actions being organised by ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00004.htm


29: Farmers need to be wary of WTO

Green MP Ian Ewen-Street today said while some farmers will welcome a decision by the WTO allowing New Zealand to import lamb to the US, farmers needed to be wary of the flipside of free trade agreements.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00040.htm


30: Wood Next NZ Ambassador To Washington

John Wood will be New Zealand's next Ambassador to Washington, Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff announced today. Mr Wood served previously as Ambassador to Washington from 1994-1998.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00039.htm

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