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1: Michael Rowbotham: Written In Belief

In this short book, I argue that there is strong evidence that the events of 11th September represent a terrorism of a kind not currently being discussed, and include the involvement of agents and agencies not publicly imagined as being associated ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00021.htm


2: Lindsay Perigo: Who Ordered the Cab?

Good afternoon, Kaya Oraaaa & welcome to the Politically Incorrect Show for Friday, October 5, 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/HL0110/S00033.htm


3: The end of an era for passenger rail

This Sunday will see the end of an era, says Green MP Keith Locke, as three North Island train services chug into the station for the last time.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00144.htm


4: F16 Deal Now Looks Generous

The American F16 deal that Helen Clark rebuffed in 1999 was a very attractive deal, ACT Defence Spokesman Owen Jennings said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00143.htm


5: Feedback: An Apology For The Previous Apology

Congratulations to Tim Mycock for taking the prize in the "Best Example of War Hysteria" category.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00027.htm


6: Aucklanders raise the banners for a GE-Free zone

Auckland Town Hall took centre stage today as banners bearing the signatures of thousands of people were wrapped around the building to mark national "GE-Free Day" .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00038.htm


7: Howard's End: 911 Did Not Cause Global Meltdown

The New Zealand public are being spun a line by the mainstream media that "but for" the September 11 attacks on America, the New Zealand public would have looked askance at the Government's $885 million bailout of Air NZ. Even before the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00032.htm


8: Eyewitness Report: WTC Crashes And Burns On IRC

Another Eyewitness account of what it felt like in New York this morning. This time the account is relayed in the form of an Internet Relay Chat conversation between Jeremy in NZ and Glyn in NYC.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00073.htm


9: Dunedin GE Free Rally

The co-ordinators of today's GE Free Rally in Dunedin have declared the event a success. An estimated 350 locals attended the rally which was organised by the Dunedin Coalition for a GE Free Environment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00040.htm


10: Council Votes To Buy Passenger Rail Services

The Wellington Regional Council voted today to proceed with the process of returning Wellington’s passenger rail service to public control. The vote was thirteen to one in favour.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0110/S00009.htm


11: Scoop Update #8: Victory Spurs Scoop To Soldier On

In This Edition: Victory Spurs Scoop To Soldier On… - WE WON! Scoop Scoops NZ Internet Awards – Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson At 7x7 On Monday

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00028.htm


12: Air NZ Renationalisation Welcomed

The Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA) welcomes the Government’s decision to renationalise Air New Zealand. They recognised that this was the only way to protect the national interest with regards to aviation. The Air New Zealand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0110/S00028.htm


13: Air NZ Rescue Package Precedent For Health System

“The Government’s announcement of its $885m rescue package for Air New Zealand sets a positive precedent to investigate for the public health system,” said Mr Ian Powell, Executive Director of the Association of Salaried Medical Specialists, today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00035.htm


14: UK Government Report On Bin Laden

Responsibility for the terrorist atrocities This document does not purport to provide a prosecutable case against Usama Bin Laden in a court of law. Intelligence often cannot be used evidentially, due both to the strict rules of admissibility and to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00027.htm


15: Daylight Saving Starts Next Sunday!

Don't forget to put your clocks forward one hour before you go to bed next Saturday night (October 2, 1999).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE9909/S00177.htm


16: Wellington People Spell it Out to the Government

Over 2,500 gathered in Wellington's Civic Square today to send a clear message to the Government. Wellington joined 20 centres around the country in order to show the public want New Zealand to remain GE Free.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00039.htm


17: Scoop Link: White House Lied About Air Force One

The White House has been caught in a lie about the alleged terrorist threat against Air Force One [U.S. President's official airplane] which it had cited as the reason for President Bush's absence from Washington for most of September 11.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00010.htm


18: Protest Image: Spidey Says No GE and No WTO

Spiderman protest poster for Wellington November 9th Anti WTO protests

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00037.htm


19: Feedback: God Save America

An apology to Michael Kepler and the American people on behalf of many New Zealanders

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00017.htm


20: HMNZS Manawanui Departs For Solomons Service

HMNZS Manawanui and a crew of 28, under the command of Lieutenant Commander Lance Cook, RNZN, depart Devonport Naval Base today for service with the International Peace Monitoring Team (IPMT) in the Solomon Islands.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0110/S00025.htm


21: Keith Rankin: Capitalist Pragmatism Or Socialism?

In the first seven decades of the 20th century, there was one major force pushing for public ownership and control of the industries that dominate national economies. That force was socialism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00024.htm


22: Headlines from the New Zealand Business

Lion Nathan might have lost the battle for Montana but it is making sure that its vanquisher, British liquor giant Allied Domecq, does not forget it too easily. In a week which saw Lion take vital steps towards realising its wine strategy, announcing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0110/S00006.htm


23: 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


24: Symantec 2002, Windows XP Compatible Security

Symantec Makes Internet Security Protection a Breeze with its 2002, Windows XP Compatible, Versions of World’s Most Trusted Security Products

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00103.htm


25: Misrepresentation of GE Issue "Despicable"

Green Party Dunedin City Council candidate and convenor of the Dunedin Coalition for a GE Free Environment, Duncan Eddy, is concerned that supporters of genetic engineering have been deliberately misrepresenting the issue in the lead up to tomorrow's GE ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0110/S00036.htm


26: Airport dividend $12 million for Auckland City

The financial performance of Auckland International Airport Ltd has been very positive over the last financial year, Auckland City Council’s Investments Committee learned today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0110/S00008.htm


27: Top PDA Makers Select Intel® Strongarm* Processor

AUCKLAND, October 5, 2001 - Intel today announced that six top makers of personal digital assistants (PDA) have selected the Intel® StrongARM* SA-1110 processor to power their next generation of communications products. The Intel processor technology ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0110/S00008.htm


28: Scoop: Top Scoops

Air New Zealand Bailout Announced - Keith Rankin: Comment On Air NZ Bailout - SCOOP SCOOPS NZ NET AWARDS! - A Sober Analysis Of Some Very Troubling Thoughts - Govt Briefed On Bin Laden - Angry Scoop Reader Honoured

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00029.htm


29: Giving Defence the Right Priority

When we chose the date for this public meeting on defence, we had no idea that the world would now be living with the threat of global terrorism, and that issues of defence would have such a high priority in our minds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0110/S00145.htm


30: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm

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