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1: Stateside: Pass The Perspective Please

Saturday evening, New Zealand was a laughing stock Stateside. When movie buff Joel Siegel asked Elijah Wood what he missed most about his native LA in the 18 months he spent away from it filming the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy, Wood replied: "I ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00042.htm


2: PeopleSoft 8 CRM Sets New Industry Standard

Auckland, Friday 7th December 2001 – At launch events in Auckland and Wellington, PeopleSoft Inc. (Nasdaq: PSFT) has demonstrated the industry’s first pure internet Customer Relationship Management (CRM) solution, PeopleSoft 8 CRM.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0112/S00006.htm


3: Firas Al-Atraqchi: Palestine’s Untenable Situation

The killing of Hamas activist Mohammad (Ahmad) Selmi during clashes with Palestinian security forces and the attempted house arrest of Hamas’ spiritual leader Sheikh Ahmed Yassin have brought the situation in Israel and the Occupied Territories to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00038.htm


4: A Week Of Havoc - 500 Protest In Jerusalem

This year's rain - always welcome, in spite of the immediate hardships - was never welcomed more by the Palestinian population. The fighter planes which our government sent to bombard the Palestinian Authority into obedience were only interrupted now ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0112/S00078.htm


5: TKI Editorial: Campaign To Discredit M.G. Dodson

Major General Maurice Dodson has been the target of an 18 month campaign of misinformation designed to discredit him personally, to prevent his becoming Chief of Defence Force.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00044.htm


6: Secrets Of The Bumbling Bear - CIA/NAZI Marriage

Below is an article from the 'San Francisco Bay Guardian', entitled, 'The CIA's Worst-Kept Secret.' It discusses some recently unclassified CIA files. These documents, 18,000 pages in all, confirm that U.S. intelligence recruited and protected Nazis starting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00045.htm


7: Scoop Images: Empty Lake –-> Full Lake

I thought you might enjoy a before and after photo of Lake Ohau. We have Had about 100mm of rain in the last five days which has really done wonders for the lake level, which was getting quite low.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00035.htm


8: Behind the Veil: Ramadan, Blessed Month Revealed

Ramadan is a special month to between seven to ten million Muslims in the United States, and millions more Muslims worldwide. It is known as the month of worship, and indeed Muslims increase their worship greatly during this month. To fast in Ramadan, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00039.htm


9: Howard's End: Tears Not Included

As the New Zealand Government pushes for even more free-trade deals and you watch your kids and grand-kids open their Christmas presents later this month, spare a thought for the millions of people around the world, including stateless refugees ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00041.htm


10: HARD NEWS 07/12/01 - A Place of Humble Heroes

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it has been quite a spell for turning on the radio in the morning and copping some news that makes you catch your breath. In this case, it's not terrorism or war, but the death of an individual. Sir Peter Blake, shot dead ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00032.htm


11: Howard's End: Witnesses Refute Flight 587 Fallacy

Thirteen witnesses are now prepared to say that when Flight 587 out of JFK in New York crashed on November 12 killing all 265 on board, the tail did not mysteriously fall off. Truth will out! Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00027.htm


12: Motornet: Stylish, Sporty And Stacked

Multi Purpose Vehicles, or MPVs are usually seen as worthy, but a little dull - certainly not the drivers' choice. But apparently, dull is not a word in VW's vocabulary...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00043.htm


13: Military Jets Bow Out - What We Are Giving Away

In a few days time, New Zealand will have the air combat arm amputated from its air force.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0112/S00052.htm


14: Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington

When Michael Cullen updates the state of the Crown's finances next week, he's likely to announce several hundred million dollars of new borrowing. Analysts predict the government could be forced to add more than $500m to its domestic bond borrowing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00168.htm


15: "Party Hard, The Campaign Starts In The Morning!"

I am delighted to be in the Green capital of New Zealand. Pokororo is now known far and wide as the place where the Green Party scored its highest party vote in percentage terms - 41% - in the 1999 elections. Congratulations to the 46 of you who voted Green. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00164.htm


16: Scoop Feedback: Blake A Victim Of Hired Killers?

The death of Sir Peter Blake at the hands of unknown assailants comes as a deep shock.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00036.htm


17: 100 Nobel Laureates Issue Warning To The World

OSLO, Norway, December 7, 2001: 100 Nobel laureates have issued a brief but dire warning of the profound dangers facing the world. Their statement predicts that our security depends on immediate environmental and social reform. The following is the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0112/S00079.htm


18: Margaret Wilson has a recurring bad habit

Margaret Wilson the Attorney General is supposed to protect the parliamentary process but she is again introducing a late Supplementary Order Paper without notice, National's Justice spokesperson Wayne Mapp said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00154.htm


19: Scoop Images: Farewell Blakey

Team New Zealand's Viaduct Basin Base was open to visitors today to allow them to pay their respects to an outstanding New Zealander.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00034.htm


20: Black Week For NZ Defence

This week is a black week for the Royal New Zealand Air Force and the defence forces in general, National Defence spokesperson Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00161.htm


21: Minister Canes School Principals - Donnelly

‘By buckling to PPTA demands to guarantee non-contact time within the secondary teachers’ contract, the Minister of Education, Trevor Mallard has made a rod for principals’ backs,’ said NZ First education spokesperson, Brian Donnelly today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00167.htm


22: Sir Peter Blake appointed UN environment envoy

Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced that Sir Peter Blake has been appointed a special envoy of the United Nations Environment Programme.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00084.htm


23: Dr Joel Hayward on the new Chief of Defence Force

Dr Joel Hayward, Massey University defence analyst, comments positively on the appointment of Air Commodore Bruce Ferguson as the new Chief of Defence Force

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0112/S00057.htm


24: Defence appointments announced

The appointment of Air Commodore Bruce Ferguson as the new Chief of Defence Force was announced today by Defence Minister Mark Burton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00172.htm


25: Scoop: Weekend Ratings

The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0112/S00006.htm


26: Government To Introduce New Wine Industry Bill

A new bill updating and streamlining the arrangements governing the wine industry is to be introduced next year, Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00163.htm


27: Statement issued by the National and Islamic Force

Following is the statement issued by the National and Islamic Forces on December 8, 2001; signatories are: Palestinian National Liberation Movement (Fateh); Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP); Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas); ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0112/S00083.htm


28: Swain Signs India And NZ Business Agreement

Information Technology Minister Paul Swain has signed a formal agreement with his counterpart in India to forge closer business links between the two countries.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00166.htm


29: Howard's End: The Touch Of The Master’s Hand

Shock reverberated around the world this morning on the news that New Zealand's Sir Peter Blake has been murdered in Brazil. Global tributes began flowing almost immediately with such a sad and tragic loss of the touch of the master's hand. Maree ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0112/S00030.htm


30: ACT Responds to Defence Appointment

ACT Defence Spokesman Owen Jennings hopes the appointment of Air Commodore Bruce Ferguson to the position of Chief of Defence Force will reduce the level of controversy surrounding our country's defence forces.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0112/S00178.htm


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