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1: Well-Known Kiwis Pick Melbourne Cup Winner

The people’s favourite Ethereal is tipped by the Prime Minister and leading businessman Eric Watson to win Australasia’s richest race – the 2001 Tooheys New Melbourne Cup tomorrow.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00010.htm


2: BBC Transcript Of Osama Bin Laden Statement

Transcript Of Message From Shaykh Usaamah Ibn Laadin (Osama bin Laden) broadcast November 3rd by Al-Jazeera satellite television channel

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00049.htm


3: Link: Denis Dutton & The Death Of Lingua Franca

November 5, 2001 — The death, two weeks ago, of Lingua Franca, the great magazine about intellectual and literary life in the academy, was not only sad news for the magazine's followers and admirers — it was a shock.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00046.htm


4: Advance Australia Fair? - Aziz Choudry on Racism

A few weeks back I was on Gadigal land. Unceded Aboriginal land. Sydney, Australia. If it had been a couple of hundred years ago and the stickers had been put up by Aboriginal people, I might have agreed with their message... I ripped down the few ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00047.htm


5: Little Change in Spending

The 2000/01 Household Economic Survey results from Statistics New Zealand showed that since 1997/98 average household spending has risen 2.5 percent to $758 per week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00029.htm


6: PMA Advert for NZ Herald

Below is the text of an advert which will be going in the NZ Herald together with a list of groups and names of people who support it. The advert is being organised by the Peace Foundation - if you wish to have your name or group added to the list ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00027.htm


7: New Zealand art shows in top Australian galleries

In a major first for New Zealand art, works by the late, internationally renowned artist Len Lye will tour major Australian art museums over the next year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00013.htm


8: How To Lose Friends & Alienate People

I wanted to let you know that How to Lose Friends & Alienate People, my book about the five years I spent trying to "take" Manhattan, has just been published by Little Brown. It charts my rapid descent down the New York food chain, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00015.htm


9: Scoop Feedback: The Tale Of A Dog Called 'Kapital'

In This Edition: Feedback For Gerry Eckhoff - Taliban + ISI + CIA = Disaster - Communist Propaganda Of The Shoddiest Kind

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00045.htm


10: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 7 November

1. JUDY KEALL to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development: What reports has he received on the state of New Zealand's clothing and textile industry?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00131.htm


11: Turia's Actions Should Not Surprise

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Associate Corrections Minister Tariana Turia's actions in lobbying for family friends and associates to be transferred around from various prisons should not surprise anyone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00125.htm


12: Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington – 29/10

It's been reported to the Letter that Michael Cullen said of the McLeod tax review: "I've spent $985,000 of taxpayers' money proving ACT's tax policies". We think it's money well spent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00123.htm


13: Muslims & others should not be misled by bin Laden

UN NEWS HEADLINES: - Annan steps in to boost negotiations on anti-terror conventions - Annan says Muslims and others should not be misled by bin Laden's statements - In Iran, Brahimi says Afghans must determine their own future

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00042.htm


14: Deputy Secretary Wolfowitz Interview with BBC

BBC: I was reading your fascinating October 3rd and 4th Joint Armed Services Committee presentation. We presumed it was all written in the three weeks preceding the presentation. It was just fascinating.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00044.htm


15: Indymedia Images: More Anti-War Art

2000+ March for PEACE in Dublin Protesters demanded an end to the Bombing in Afghanistan. Dublin city centre was transformed to to ‘a carnival against war’ despite Government attempts in Recent weeks to crush Anti-War Anti Capitalist demonstrations (26 Arrested ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00040.htm


16: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 7 November

Today's questions of the day concerned: (Should Tariana Turia Answer Questions? – Point Of Order) - Textile Industry – Tariana Turia And The Prison Service – Sow Crates - Tariana Turia – Paid Parental Leave – Tax Review – Cancer Treatment In Oz ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00048.htm


17: Fairytale finish as $6.5 million bet on Cup

New Zealanders bet a total of $6.5 million on the Melbourne Cup, the third highest total ever, as sensational Kiwi mare Ethereal raced into Cup history. The win makes Cambridge trainer Sheila Laxon the first woman to train a Melbourne Cup winner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00014.htm


18: Guest Opinion: A Muslim American Nightmare

It has been almost two months since the nightmare began. A nightmare for almost everyone I know. A nightmare for thousands of innocent lives lost; now they dream no more.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00036.htm


19: Scoop Images: New Fellowship Of The Ring Poster

Scoop’s content partner theonering.net has kindly provided us with the following exclusive preview of the latest Lord of the Rings (Fellowship of the Ring) publicity poster. Expect to see it on a street corner near you shortly…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00033.htm


20: How Can NZ Be Opposed And Not Opposed?

New Zealand should leave the International Whaling Commission following public statements from its Commissioner, Jim McLay, that New Zealand is “adamantly opposed to commercial whaling, anywhere and at any time[1]”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00036.htm


21: Behind The Veil: Who Really Attacked The WTC?

Many people here in the Middle East believe that behind the acts of hijacking and building destructions and the murdering of innocents were non-Muslim encouragement or assistance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00022.htm


22: Paid Parental Leave – A Great Start

From July 1 2002 20,000 working women a year will qualify for 12 weeks paid parental leave following the birth or adoption of a child, Labour Minister Margaret Wilson and Associate Labour Minister Laila Harré announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00133.htm


23: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 6 November

Today's questions of the day concerned: Paid Parental Leave – Afghanistan Aid - Bathgate-gate – Recession Roading Plans – Breast Cancer Treatment – Health Information (IT) Management – Substandard Policing – Refugee Interviewing – Carol Moseley Braun’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00041.htm


24: The Green Lantern Wants You! - To Resist GE

Calling all super-heroes! super-citizens! and super-spandex wearers! Converge on Cuba Mall- Wellington- and resist GE - November 9th - 3pm

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00028.htm


25: Mobile V8 International At Pukekohe

Motor racing fans are guaranteed three days of petrol head heaven when the V8 SUPERCARS cross the Tasman in November this year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00094.htm


26: Intergalactic Callout To Resist GE! - POSTER

Calling all super-heroes! super-citizens! and super-spandex wearers! Converge on Cuba Mall- Wellington- and resist GE - November 9th - 3pm

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00029.htm


27: Representations To The Corrections Department

Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight that the Minister of Corrections has made it clear to his department that representations received from ministers and MPs are to be given the same weight as are representations from members of the public.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00115.htm


28: NZ Remains In Top 3 Clean In Corruption Countries

NZ has been ranked as 3rd cleanest country in terms of corruption again by Transparency International.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00027.htm


29: Ministerial Interference Means Turia Must Go

The gross interference by the Associate Minister of Corrections in a number of cases involving prison inmates is extremely serious and raises questions about Tariana Turia's fitness to hold a Ministerial Warrant, National MP Tony Ryall said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00117.htm


30: New guide book to NZ battlefields invaluable

The newly published guide to New Zealand battlefields in France and Belgium would prove an invaluable guide for visitors to a region where New Zealanders played a significant military role in World War One, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00084.htm

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