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An unashamedly erotic ‘Sexpo’ opening in Auckland this weekend is likely to increase the already appalling level of sexual abuse in this country. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the R18 ‘Sexpo’ is attempting to change the sex ‘industry’ image ...
"The poorest bargain that a man can make," wrote Robert G. Ingersoll, "is to give his individuality for what is called respectability."
In this Edition: Three remarkable incidents in Israel/Palestine this morning. Each tragic. Each extraordinary. Each potentially cathartic.
NOTE: Authors of this report will be anonymous and wide ranging, and occasionally finely balanced. Indeed you are invited to contribute: The format is as a reporters notebook. It will be published as and when material is available. C.D. Sludge can ...
SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...
Michael Cullen’s fiscal prudence is now legendary. He has obviously held onto the treasury purse strings very tightly. Almost all prominent government ministers have expressed the need to spend more money on Health, Education, Social Welfare, industrial ...
The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.
Former Prime Minister, Present Justice Minister Support Law Change; Nearly Half of Canadians Say Pot Should Be Legal
Sad day for New Zealand's human and cattle populations . Approval for mixing genes plays "Russian Roulette" with our agricultural image.
There were 17 committee meetings. One committee met in Auckland. The remainder met in the parliamentary complex.
A four year international drug operation by Royal Canadian Mounted Police has ended with the arrest today, of 23 people involved in trafficking and importing cocaine, hashish and heroin into Montreal.
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.
New Zealanders are being asked to raise their glasses in a Toast to Freedom on Monday to celebrate the 40th birthday of the world's largest human rights organization, Amnesty International.
Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.
Green Party Justice Spokesperson Nandor Tanczos today said he was pleased and relieved that the long-promised inquiry into the most effective strategies to deal with cannabis, including its legal status, will start next week.
"It was with some bewilderment that our members read the latest media release from Right to Life New Zealand, the prohibitionist arm of the anti-abortion movement that harbours fantasies about the passage of laws that would ban abortion altogether. ...
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 ...
Scientists and people with multiple sclerosis will join the New Zealand Life Sciences Network in welcoming the outcome of the reconsideration by ERMA of the myelin cattle application, the Network’s Chairman, Dr William Rolleston, said today.
Question: Why are we spending more on new computers for the Department of Work and Income than we are on protecting our children by implementing the Judge Mick Brown report?
Delivering better value is a critical business objective that has much wider application, according to Simon Carlaw, Chief Executive Business NZ.
Airways Awarded Major US Contract - Consultation On Local Government Law Review - Anderton Talks At Youth Employment Forum - Landonline’s Future Secure - PM’s Department & Cabinet Do Themselves Proud - Economic Development Newsletter
More images from Saturday's Cuba Street Carnival parade in Wellington.
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Jerusalem Wedding Disaster – GE Cows – Rat-Poison Spill – Budget Reaction – Babysitters – Missing Fishing Boat – More Ansett Groundings –Foxton Vandalism – McDonalds Fat
The background contents of this report titled 'One law for all' was compiled by Advantage Advocacy and appears at http://www.advantageadvocacy.co.nz/docs/report.html on the Internet. The reports author is DERMOT GREGORY NOTTINGHAM. The report was ...
AUCKLAND - The National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML) is relieved the long-awaited cannabis inquiry is about to start, and has called for a marijuana amnesty until the report is completed.
Is it more terrifying to be killed by a suicide bomber or by a tank-shell, or by a bomb, or by a bullet as you drive your car to work? Does any means of violent death make you more dead than the other?
A weekly mailout in which LOOP lets you know what's up in the world of music.
The Radio Committee of the Music Industry Commission has been working with music industry groups NZ On Air, Radio Broadcasters Assn. (RBA), APRA and RIANZ towards the merry month of May 2001 being New Zealand Music Month. Music Industry Commission ...
Sludge Report: Perverse Irony Or Poetic Revolution? - Eco-Economy: The Real Cost Of Fiscal Prudence - Cannabis Inquiry Next Week - Mounties Bust International Drug Ring - GE Cow Experiments Back In Action - BUDGET 2001 FULL COVERAGE