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Some 20 police and Armourguard officers stormed the Temple, confiscating band equipment worth well in excess of $10,000 as well as arresting patrons and band members without due cause and assaulting a number of patrons including a female, just before midnight ...
The following images are by Norman Mackay, a resident of Ohau village, on the shore of Lake Ohau near the heart of the Southern Alps. They were taken on a Kodak DC280 digital camera. Norman can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org .
In This Edition: Shoot, Don’t Shoot - A Reader Responds To Police Feedback
Naomi Klein, author of No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies, will be visiting Zealand in July in a visit sponsored by her publishers Harper Collins.
Speech to the Outdoor Fabric Products Association of New Zealand Gala Awards Dinner Grand Hall, Parliament, Wellington 9 June 2001
An article published in Scoop, under the byline “Sludge”, purported to be “the real story behind the shooting of Wellington student Steven Wallace”. Unfortunately the story had little or no basis of fact to provide any further informed debate on what ...
The New Zealand Police investigation and report that justifies the shooting of Steven Wallace by Constable 'A' has been slammed by a US expert and by a former New Zealand police sergeant. They both say that when faced with the decision "Shoot; Don't ...
In April 1995 in downtown Oklahoma a huge explosion set by Timothy McVeigh killed one hundred and sixty eight men women and children, and injured a further 500.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... bugger the politics. Bugger the news. There's a game of rugby on. A real one, evoking traditions that were alive before Rupert Murdoch was born.
A Wellington psychologist wants 2,000 problem sleepers to test a web-based sleep programme.
Stateside With Rosalea: June Is Moral Dilemma Month In North America It was a little moral dilemma that raised its two heads at first: should I follow the signs pointing the way for 'background players' and bluff my way into being an extra extra - read ...
Take into account that women menstruate every month and there is no government subsidy on female sanitary products, and you are required to pay Goods and Services tax (GST) on items such as these.
According to the NOAA supercomputer, the big chill the country has been experiencing for the last couple of weeks is not scheduled to go anywhere in a hurry.
National's Deputy Leader Bill English today extended his congratulations to Tony Blair for his decisive re-election as British Prime Minister.
ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said today he hoped decent people would make it intolerable for murderer Shane Rogers to attend Mystery Creek Fieldays in Hamilton.
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Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel must take responsibility for the eviction of a 10-year-old girl from her home for deportation, National MPs said today. "I expect Lianne Dalziel will again blame offiicials for this shocking attempted deportation, ...
There should be no surprises that implementation of the Hauraki Gulf Marine Park Act is imposing new demands on resource users. This was the key message Federated Farmers Auckland Provincial President Colin Bull presented today to the Local Government ...
Commerce Minister Paul Swain has imposed final anti-dumping duties on refrigerators and washing machines from Korea.
Australian fears that their competition law will make Australia a “branch economy” show our Commerce Amendment Act last month will make us no more than a twiglet on the Australian branch, ACT Commerce Spokesman Stephen Franks said today.
More photos from Norm Mackay of Ohau Village, this time of a sojourn up the mountainside in the company of “Jade”….
More images from the oh so chilly deep south. Images by Norm McKay . Tekapo Air Safaris Big Sky Over Ohau Snowbound Burke’s Pass
"What are the lessons of the Brutish elections? Well, basically, the Brutes are not overly into spanking, as our sister Corrective Party failed to pick up the swinging male voter who wants to be disciplined by someone in a strange outfit." ...
Thank you for the invitation to once again address the National Council of the RSA.
“As part of an all day meeting the New Zealand First caucus was briefed on events to date and is optimistic that it can reach an agreement on Superannuation with Labour,” said Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters today.
Designers at a Tauranga company have the job dreams are made of – searching for a better night’s sleep.
The Auckland Regional Council has been inundated with messages of support today over efforts to reduce sulphur levels in the region’s diesel.
Well, much has been made of the trip of eight school students affected by the world’s worst school shooting at the Columbine High School cafeteria on 20 April 1999. The graduates have just concluded a ten-day trip to NZ aiming to speak with Kiwi students ...
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 ...