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1: Howard's End: Flight 587 - Truth Will Out

Some media, including Scoop, is not convinced the explanations of the U.S. administration that American Airlines flight 587 out of JFK New York simply came apart and crashed over Long Island passes the smell test. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00115.htm


2: Opinion: From The Frying Pan To The Fire

Even as the Berlin Wall was taken apart brick by brick, another institution was crumbling around the world: the enforced socio-economic integration of different ethnicities within former Communist nations.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00111.htm


3: Howard's End: Playing The "Great Game" Badly

The West is fighting a war on the other side of the globe. To determine how soon we will extricate ourselves from that regional tar pit, we need to consider how we got into it. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00119.htm


4: Feedback: This Little Piggy’s A Binge Drinker

In this edition: Blame The 6 O’clock Swill For Piggy Drinking Habits - Double-dip, toodle-pip - Letter To Editor Of The Star They Would Not Print

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00118.htm


5: Winners of the DICKNZ Awards 2001

Winners of the DICK (Destructive Industries Connected to Killing) NZ Awards Awards 2001 and the DICKNZ Special 'Guided missiles and misguided men' Awards 2001 [*] for government politicians.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00110.htm


6: NZ’s Largest Christmas Gift Appeal Support Call

New Zealand's largest Christmas gift appeal has launched across the country, with an aim to collect more than 15,000 gifts for Kiwi's in need from now until Christmas Eve.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0111/S00061.htm


7: Between The Lines: Guerrilla War in Afghanistan?

Between The Lines' Scott Harris spoke with retired U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Eugene J. Carroll Jr. of the Center for Defense Information, who assesses the quick turn of events in Afghanistan and how this may affect the U.S. goal of capturing Osama ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00116.htm


8: Motornet: Honda's A for effort Accord

While not exactly the newest kid on the block in the on-going medium sized sedan stakes, Honda's ever green Accord continues to achieve a consistently good report card...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00117.htm


9: David Miller: What Remains for Afghanistan?

According to General Tommy Franks, head of the US Central Command and the war effort in Afghanistan the noose around Osama bin Laden is tightening. General Franks claims that the bombing campaign is now becoming more focused and the arrival of British ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00114.htm


10: "We've never heard of Kate Sheppard" - ReACTionary

"I am extremely happy to see that ACT is trying to join Young Labour in our effort to to put some fun into politics," said Jordan Carter, Young Labour President.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00114.htm


11: Youth Drinking Linked To Cannabis Hypocrisy

Increased youth drinking is being culturalised far more by a rejection of hypocritical values in society, than the lowering of the drinking age, say Christchurch social ecologists.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00113.htm


12: The World’s Toughest Multisport Event Is On

The world’s greatest, gutsiest and gruelling adventure race will take place in New Zealand over 28 days at the end of this year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00089.htm


13: New Commanding Officer Welcomed In True Tradition

Lieutenant Colonel (Lt Col) Antony 'Lofty' Hayward along with another one hundred and sixty members of the Fifth New Zealand Battalion Group (NZBatt 5) arrived in East Timor on Thursday to begin a six month tour of duty with the United Nations ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00138.htm


14: Big News: When Bombing Activates Peace Activists

Well, if it wasn’t for the war, the Taliban would still be in Kabul - and so would the eight Christian Aid workers who were detained for three months after being accused of preaching Christianity. The bombing did sufficient damage to allow the Northern ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00109.htm


15: 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


16: Off the Map in a Global Economy - Cullen Speech

The symposium follows the end of history with the rebirth of geography. As an historian that makes me sad. As the Minister of Finance in a small and isolated country I welcome the focus on location as a key determinant of economic options.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00340.htm


17: Back Off, Banks

The Green Party is demanding Auckland Mayor, John Banks guarantee the security of the council's pensioner housing scheme.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00345.htm


18: The New Write - November 14th 2001

1. YET ANOTHER CONTROVERSIAL TEAC REPORT 2. BUSH STILL THE MAN 3. WALK FOR CAPITALISM 4. TOP TEN HEADLINES WE'D LIKE TO SEE 5. WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00108.htm


19: Scoop Images: Taste Martinborough

Images from the weekend’s 10th annual Taste Martinborough event, a sellout with 10,500 tickets sold.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00108.htm


20: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington – 19/11

The PM and her deputy have become experts at claiming all is well with the coalition, but an objective way of measuring the cost of internal tensions is to look at the parliamentary order paper - the government's legislation and its progress through ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00331.htm


21: Woolworth's Brand's go "GE-Free"

GE-Free New Zealand is welcoming the decision by Woolworths, one of New Zealand's major supermarkets and owners of Big Fresh, to make their own products GE-Free.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00107.htm


22: 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


23: Progressive goes GE free

Auckland 20th November 2001. Greenpeace today welcomed a statement from Progressive Enterprises Ltd that will see them becoming the first supermarket chain in New Zealand to go GE free in their own brands.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00115.htm


24: Uri Avnery: The Holy Alliance, Past And Present

At the reception desk of the War-Against-Terror Coalition, there lies an application form for new partners. After stating his name, country and function (king / president / emir / dictator / tyrant), the applicant is invited to answer the question: “Do ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00110.htm


25: Stateside with Rosalea: San Francisco's Streets

On Saturday I started changing the world, one doorknob at a time. Armed with some pamphlets that fit over doorhandles and the house numbers of registered voters who'd voted in the November 2000 election, I walked down the sunny side of 21st Ave, from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00106.htm


26: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Howard’s End: Dead Or Alive bin Laden Wins - Howard’s End: Flight 587 Explanations Highly Improbable - Motornet: Honda Accord Never Misses A Beat - The Misguided Winners Of DICKNZ Awards Are... - Supermarkets Go GE Free - Colin Powell Speech: A Vision ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00120.htm


27: Real Cost Of Living With Varroa Mounts

Green Party Biosecurity spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street said today the real cost of living with varroa was starting to show, as gardeners suffer from a dearth of wild bees in Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00337.htm


28: Stealing our Water - Implications of GATS on water

A number of governments of the world's richest countries are pushing for expansion of global negotiations to liberalise trade in services in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). This is being done through an agreement called the General Agreement on Trade ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00150.htm


29: 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


30: Maharey to meet first social entrepreneur

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey joins Geoff Chapple, the first social entrepreneur to receive funding under the new Government scheme which backs local people making a difference in their communities.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00318.htm

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