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1: Howard's End: Confusion In The White House

The U.S. administration is in a real quandary over the form of military action to take following the terrorist attacks in America on September 11. Is it war, a police action, an incursion, or what? Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00227.htm


2: Leading New Zealand poet dies suddenly

His most recent book The Bells of St Babel’s won the poetry section of this year’s Montana Book Awards and a documentary film on his life and work Early Days Yet, made by Shirley Horrocks, has just screened at Film Festivals nationwide.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0109/S00021.htm


3: Howard's End: USA's Achilles Heel – Saudi Arabia

The overwhelming consensus at a dinner party I attended last night was that in the confusion in the West, Osama bin Laden will strike at the corrupt rulers of his home-land and try to recapture the sacred soil of his country which will economically destabilise ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00230.htm


4: Noam Chomsky's IV On Radio B92 Belgrade

NB This Sat. 29th September. Noam Chomsky is interviewed by John Campbell 8:25am on Nat. Radio

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00225.htm


5: Trev For ABs (open letter to NZRFU)

Our group wishes to nominate Trevor Mallard for the position of coach of the All Blacks till the next World Cup, which we understand closes today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0109/S00012.htm


6: NEWSFLASH: Intelligence Reports From Middle East

Scoop does not wish to be alarmist but the following report was received today from Scoop intelligence sources ;

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00220.htm


7: HARD NEWS 28/9/01 - A Wing and a Prayer

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, she did it: a blunder, an out-and-out foot-in-mouth verbal howler. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, she did it to herself, rather than being lured into it by a political opponent. Air New Zealand shares fell and rose, it seemed, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00226.htm


8: Scoop Image: Postcard From The Edge A Hoax

NOTE: The following text has been sent in by a reader to clarify any reader confusion around the following picture published on Scoop (See... Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge ) on Monday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00216.htm


9: Ralph Norris To Step Down As NZBRT Chairman

Ralph Norris announced today that he is to step down as chairman of the New Zealand Business Roundtable (NZBR), coinciding with his retirement from his role as managing director of ASB Bank Limited. Mr Norris was appointed chairman of the NZBR in June ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0109/S00141.htm


10: NZ Business Times Headlines

Disgruntled United Video franchisees faced more troubles this week with the company announcing it has sold the business ­ including franchise agreements ­ to former shareholder and director of the chain, Bill McPartland. Neither the existing owners, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0109/S00027.htm


11: Scoop Oddity: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face

No sooner had US papers printed this picture than they received calls, asking if the photo had been faked to appear to show a face with horns. The answer from Associated Press was no.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00127.htm


12: Let’s support Regional Council’s rail proposal

Mayoral candidate Mary Varnham has written to all her fellow candidates urging them to support the Wellington Regional Council’s proposal to purchase local services in partnership with the private sector.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0109/S00031.htm


13: The GW Bush - Osama Bin Laden Connection

EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00108.htm


14: Terrorism With Weapons Of Mass Destruction

The terrorist network around Osama Bin Laden has been trying to acquire nuclear weapons and nuclear materials since about 1993. There are various reports that he has succeeded in obtaining nuclear weapons and material. Any form of retaliation against Bin Laden ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00217.htm


15: Auckland March To Stop The US War! – Sept 29th

Rally 4.00pm / March 5.00pm / Vigil 6.00pm QE2 / Queen St / Aotea Sq Auckland Saturday 29 September

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00089.htm


16: Lindsay Perigo: Two of the Best

Good afternoon, Kaya Oraaaa & welcome to the Politically Incorrect Show for Monday September 24, proudly sponsored by Neanderton Nicotine Ltd, the show that says bugger the politicians & bureaucrats & all the other bossyboot busybodies who try to run ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00222.htm


17: Images: West To East Timor Border Crossings

Popular East Timorese independence leader Xanana Gusmao greeted families returning to East Timor from the West last Wednesday along with members of the New Zealand Battalion group based at Suai. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees administered ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00223.htm


18: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Hard News Is Here! - Time Nearly Up For NZ Net Awards – VOTE NOW!!! - Howard’s End: What Is George W. Bush Doing? Does He Know? - The Inside Scoop on Rising Mddle Eastern Tensions - Scoop Images: Afghan Refugees Welcomed

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00229.htm


19: Scoop Update #7 – Time's Up! Vote For Scoop Today!

In This Edition: Vote For Scoop Today! – Scoops Terror In America Coverage Rates! – Lucid Lucidly Reviews Scoop

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00228.htm


20: NZ Post Releases External Audit Report

The Board of New Zealand Post released today the final audit report into the company's operations and those of its international subsidiary, Transend.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0109/S00140.htm


21: Scoop Oddity #4: Who Is This Face?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00163.htm


22: Scoop Oddity #3: A Disturbance In The Force

An innovative research programme at Princeton is attempting to measure disturbances in the zeitgeist, or global consciousness. A series of random number generators around the world (called eggs, some of which are in New Zealand) have been wired together, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00140.htm


23: Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge

Now this really is a postcard from the edge!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00184.htm


24: Supercomputer Weather: Typhoon Lekima Tokyo Bound?

As the image above from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center shows, Typhoon Lekima is presently monstering Taiwan, again (Lekima has already passed over the island travelling in the other direction!). But what will the Typhoon be doing after it leaves Taiwan?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00231.htm


25: Sludge Report #110 - Kiwis, Proud of the USA

IN THIS EDITION: Dear People of the World: From WTPoNZ-1 - Subject: Proud Of The USA – A Canadian Tribute To The United States...America: The Good Neighbour - Guerilla Warfare: Carpet Bombing with Food – The Wingdings Prophecy (UPDATE)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00206.htm


26: Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World

One of the most extraordinary documentaries this Scoop has ever seen was broadcast on TV2 last night. The documentary "Signs Of God - Science Tests Faith", from Fox News was broadcast live on October 13 in Los Angeles (yesterday NZT).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00078.htm


27: Image: Giant Spanish Pohutukawa Sparks Debate

A pohutukawa tree at 'the end of the world' has stirred up debate on whether the Spanish were the first Europeans to reach New Zealand, ahead of the Dutch and the British.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0109/S00019.htm


28: Photographs Of The Sex Industry

"The women told me many stories while I photographed, mostly about survival....." In 1999, one of New Zealand's most significant documentary photographers went behind the scenes to strip clubs, massage parlours and brothels in Auckland and Hamilton ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0109/S00019.htm


29: Scoop Images: March Against US War And Peace Vigil

Around 500 people marched up Queen Street in Auckland to protest against any US military response to the World Trade Centre attacks on September 11. They also called for the New Zealand government to not lend support to any US actions and called for racist ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00232.htm


30: Scoop Oddity #2: World Trade Center With Attitude!

A defiant reconstructionist view of the World Trade Center bombing. Submitted by a reader. See also... Scoop Oddity #1: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00139.htm

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