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1: Scoop Feedback: Demilitarising Aotearoa

Now as Alliance Party members seem to be into head-on collision with their leadership and parliamentary members, and therefore the Labour Government too, I wonder if anyone will take a longer view of this sort of foreign policy problem so it will not keep ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00087.htm


2: Bin Laden Met with the CIA in July and Walked Away

FTW, November 2, 2001 ¡V 1200 PST -- On October 31, the French daily Le Figaro dropped a bombshell. While in a Dubai hospital receiving treatment for a chronic kidney infection last July, Osama bin Laden met with a top CIA official - presumably the Chief of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00077.htm


3: Oracle Delivers A First In J2EE With New Java Tool

Oracle Corp., the world's largest enterprise software company, today announced that it will complete delivery of its Oracle9i generation of technology with Oracle9i Jdeveloper: a major Java tool innovation that offers application developers unprecedented ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00018.htm


4: Images: More Indymedia Anti-War Pictures

All images below originally published on Indymedia.org .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00086.htm


5: 'Lord Of The Rings' Tickets On Sale Nov 15th

Thousands of lucky movie fans will be able to enjoy the first ever public screening of 'Lord of the Rings' in Hoyts cinemas around New Zealand at one minute past midnight on 20th December.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00038.htm


6: Auditor-General Report On Ms Susan Bathgate¡¦s Pay

The Auditor-General has reported to the Labour Minister Margaret Wilson on remuneration issues involving Employment Relations Authority member Ms Susan Bathgate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00266.htm


7: Scoop Images: Biker Envy

I was glad I had my digital camera with me the other weekend when I walked 'up town'. I saw this old guy sitting on his electric cart, one third of the way into the street around the Martinborough Square, just drinking in the sight of these guys across ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00088.htm


8: Entrepreneurial Biotech Company Wows Audience

A2 Corporation received strong international interest in the commercialisation of A2 milk, as a result of the IDF World Dairy Summit held in Auckland last week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00015.htm


9: 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


10: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 14 November

1. Hon TONY RYALL to the Prime Minister: Did she and the Associate Minister of Corrections discuss the Associate Minister's "special relationship" with Matthew Solomon Thompson; if so, on what date was it first discussed?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00263.htm


11: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day ¡V 14 November

Today's questions of the day concerned: Tariana Turia ¡V Phonics Report ¡V Skill Shortages ¡V Tariana Turia ¡V Opposition Health Policy ¡V Police Interference ¡V Susan Bathgate ¡V New Medical Official ¡V RTLBs ¡V Health And Safety Bill ¡V Communications Trumps ¡V ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00089.htm


12: Inside The Media: US News Memo On Civilian Deaths

EDITORS NOTE: Ever wondered how and why the levers of press censorship in your local newspaper operate? The following memo from a Florida newspaper news editor, circulating widely on the Internet, sheds some light on the issue. Scoop would be delighted to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00076.htm


13: Minister Disappointed By Business NZ Ignorance

Business NZ has revealed its ideological rigidity with its criticism of the New Zealand delegation at the World Trade Organisation ministerial meeting in Doha, Qatar, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00255.htm


14: Fantasy Hot Off The Press

The Young Labour 2002 Fantasy calendar is available for sale and delivery, Young Labour Vice-President Leila Boyle announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00091.htm


15: Ms Susan Bathgate Statement On AG Report

¡§I welcome the report of the Auditor-General. It has clarified many matters, and enabled the Department of Labour and I to complete a reconciliation of my salary entitlements.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00092.htm


16: Muqtedar Khan: To War Or Not To War In Ramadan

Bush administration¡¦s decision to continue its present attacks on Afghanistan during the holy month of Ramadan will have a significant impact on two fundamental components in the war on terrorism ¡V propaganda and alliance building. The US could resort to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00085.htm


17: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day ¡V 13 November

Today's questions of the day concerned: SAS Troop Deployment x 3 ¡V NZ Post Board Minutes ¡V Volunteer Workers ¡V SAS Deployment ¡V Humanitarian Aid To Afghanistan ¡V Tariana Turia ¡V Reading Report ¡V Tariana Turia ¡V TV Standards ¡V Susan Bathgate¡¦s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00082.htm


18: Sunbeds Not ¡¥Safe Way To Tan¡¦ Warns Cancer Society

The Cancer Society is concerned that people are not being told of the risks associated with sunbed use.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0111/S00032.htm


19: Research Shows Women Choose Vanity Over Health

Research released today indicates 34 percent of New Zealand women aged 18 to 39 years of age forgo breakfast to spend more time in the shower, putting on make-up and deciding what to wear in the mornings.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0111/S00019.htm


20: David Miller: Not A War For Imperialism

This is not a war of imperialism, it is a war against terrorism and it will be fought regardless of the number of stickers stuck on traffic lights in Christchurch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00080.htm


21: Six Questions Posed To Professor Noam Chomsky

(1) There has been an immense movement of troops and extreme use of military rhetoric, up to comments about terminating governments, etc. Yet, to many people there appears to be considerable restraint...what happened?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0110/S00014.htm


22: 10th Mountain Division Soldiers - Uzbekistan

DoD News Briefing Soldiers Of The 10th Mountain Division - Uzbekistan Friday, November 2, 2001 - 10:00 a.m. EST

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00076.htm


23: Inner city residents warned: check before you buy

Inner city residents need to be aware of potential developments when they buy and develop land, especially if an adjacent site is vacant or underdeveloped.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0111/S00017.htm


24: Scoop Images: "CNN - Half The News, All The Time"

Saturday, Nov. 10 - 100 people came out for a CNN protest march and rally. Three were arrested and remain in jail.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00074.htm


25: National Disgrace

¡§It is a deplorable decision by National to reconsider its support of the Government¡¦s anti-terrorist position and therefore of our elite soldiers who may at this moment be engaged in this war,¡¨ according to New Zealand First leader Winston Peters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00249.htm


26: Scoop Link: BBC On GW Bush - Bin Laden Connection

The following is the first part of a transcript of a BBC Newsnight programme broadcast on November 6th concerning problems the FBI has been having with investigating certain Saudi citizens and their connections in their efforts to combat terror in the US. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00073.htm


27: Howard's End: Is Nutrition The Missing Link?

Putting aside the rights or wrongs of genetic modification for a moment, is the food that we're already eating as nutritious as it could be, and is nutrition the missing link for the explosion of modern degenerative diseases? Is your food killing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00081.htm


28: Links: Le Figaro Reports CIA, bin Laden Contacts

The Front-Page lead story in French Newspaper Le Figaro on Wednesday, October 31, 2001 is that Osama bin Laden was in an American Hospital in Dubai, in July, and had contacts with the CIA. The story, also featured on Radio France Internationale and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00018.htm


29: Westpactrust Announces Interest Rate Triple Dip

„h Floating rate drops 0.50 percent „h Lowest one year fixed rate in almost 20 years „h Lowest five year fixed rate ever offered by a major NZ bank

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00120.htm


30: "Wake Up And Smell The Coffee Crisis" - Trade Aid

Trade Aid Campaigns Manager, Simon Gerathy today called on Cerebos Greggs to take a more meaningful step to address the issues facing poverty stricken coffee farmers who are in a desperate situation due to the collapse in world coffee prices.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00102.htm

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