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1: On The Left - Whither the Alliance?

A fortnight ago I said I would write on the electoral coalition Helen Clark has put together, and which I believe will win the 2002 election comfortably for the Left. Since then, we've seen the re-emergence of the splits in the Alliance that captivated ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00107.htm


2: The Real Deal: Fast Food Franchise Pop

Two things helped me understand money laundering in America. First, as I drove from Hickory Valley to Philadelphia once a month and drove around the country with my dog Forest all sorts of people started to teach me about how the money worked - truckers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00113.htm


3: Kim Hill To Host Saturday Show

Radio New Zealand’s award-winning broadcaster Kim Hill is to leave her weekday programme to host the Saturday morning show on National Radio.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00063.htm


4: PC's Opinion: Hobbits Walk Tall With Libz!

It is sure to annoy the hell out of Helen Clark: Peter Jackson hasn't just won at the BAFTAs - the first film in his 'Rings' trilogy has also scored highly with US libertarians, voting it as the best libertarian film of 2001.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00116.htm


5: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington

The Letter understands Helen Clark tomorrow will announce a $2b spending package to complete Auckland's motorways. Mayor John Banks has got everything he wants.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00363.htm


6: Why The Alliance-Left Rebelled

With the Alliance party poised to break up in a classic Left-Right split, most of the media are at a loss to understand the cause of the fall-out, and few of those from the Alliance-Left are talking about it publicly. Huw Jarvis outlines why the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00104.htm


7: HARD NEWS 22/02/02 - Judge Dread

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... ah, the case of the porn-perusing judge. It began as a scandalous story in the Sunday paper and it ended up as a really admirable illustration of why, under our system, politicians are, and ought to be, kept well clear of the judiciary.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00106.htm


8: Scoop Images: Carnivale Cuba (1)

Images from tonight’s Cuba St Carnivale…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00109.htm


9: Big News: Hollingworth Has To Go

Imagine it. You’ve been working in a job for about eight months. Your previous job was quite demanding, fulfilling, but unrelated to your current one. Yet you are called to give account on national television of something done eleven years ago by one ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00115.htm


10: Howard's End: Representing Oneself

No lawyer, no worries, as judges seek a fair go for those who got it alone. While judges in New Zealand are being publicly criticised, judges in Australia are being publicly applauded and our Justice Minister Phil Goff should listen-up. Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00114.htm


11: Greens take 'blame' for transport alternatives

The Greens are happy to accept responsibility for promoting the public transport and alternative transport initiatives in the Government package to be released later this week, Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00358.htm


12: Skyhawk Appeal Dismissed

The Save Our Squadrons Campaign has lost its appeal of the High Court decision striking out its legal challenge to the scrapping of the air combat force.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00111.htm


13: Scoop Images: Carnivale Cuba (2)

More images from tonight’s Cuba St Carnivale…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00110.htm


14: PM Owes Rankin an Apology - Hide

Revelations that judges outspent former WINZ boss Christine Rankin on a conference at Wairakei Resort mean Prime Minister Helen Clark should be big enough to apologise to Ms Rankin, ACT MP Rodney Hide said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00352.htm


15: Kiwibank Resurrects Post Office Queues

News that it takes an hour to open an account at Jim Anderton's Kiwibank show the over-hyped `People's Bank' is falling short of the service that was promised, ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00353.htm


16: Monarchist League Press Release of NZ 23 Feb

New Zealanders welcomed the arrival on Friday of Her Majesty The Queen and His Royal Highness The Duke of Edinburgh on Her Majesty's 10th visit to New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00108.htm


17: Guest Opinion: 500Yrs. History So Easily Forgotten

The second-phase of Operation Enduring Freedom was launched last week: to hunt Abu Sayyaf in the jungles of Basilan and Sulu. Whilst originally a breakaway from the Moro (Muslims of the southern Philippines) independence movement, the 800-strong ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00035.htm


18: Plain English 22 February 2002

We are getting into the final stages of consultation and debate across a wide range of policies. Not all of them will be politically important, but I want to have a strong plan for government. The Caucus is getting down to pinning our positions, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00346.htm


19: Dunne Will Put Bow Tie To Good Use

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, whose bow ties are well known around Parliament, says he will be putting them to good use this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00361.htm


20: Female District Commander a first for NZ Police

Police Minister George Hawkins has welcomed the appointment of New Zealand’s first female Police District Commander, Superintendent Sandra Manderson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00357.htm


21: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (1)

The following pictures show film director Peter Jackson with members of the cast and crew of the Lord of the Rings trilogy of films, the filming of which is now drawing to a close in the Wellington region.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00121.htm


22: Intel And Microsoft Announce Wireless Development

Companies To Collaborate On Reference Designs For Microsoft Windows Powered Pocket Pc And Smart Phone Devices Using Intel Personal Internet Client Architecture

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0202/S00014.htm


23: PM's Address To London School Of Economics

The government I lead in New Zealand is a minority centre left coalition. We govern with support in our Parliament normally offered by the Green Party. We took office in 1999 after fifteen years of neoliberalism as my topic asserts. There is no doubt ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00338.htm


24: Stateside With Rosalea: The Running Girls

I guess I should take my own advice every now and then. If I'd looked at the SmartVoter website instead of referring to the Chronicle's 'Voter's Guide' last Sunday I would have realised that actually Gray Davis has three challengers from within his party ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00111.htm


25: NZ To Stamp Innovation Brand On World Tech Leaders

Auckland, February 20, 2002 -- Technology companies spanning health IT software, 3D innovation and enterprise network equipment will showcase their skills under the New Zealand brand of innovation at the World Congress on IT 2002 in Adelaide, Australia, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0202/S00016.htm


26: Fringe NZ Listings For Monday 25 February

Monday 25th February Theatre Children of the Poor, No.5 Cable St, 6.30pm Halmet, Zeal, 7pm Into the Chrysler Building, James Smith Carpark, 8.30pm The Lordz of the RiNgZ, various street locations, 12.30pm Maison De Sante, Footnote Dance Studio, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00062.htm


27: Irradiated food deal signed before ANZFA go ahead

Green Party Safe Food spokesperson Sue Kedgley today said Turners and Growers have jumped the gun in signing off a deal to import irradiated tropical fruits from Queensland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00354.htm


28: Chinese Wool Quota Regulations Published

China's new regulations for wool imports would allow five per cent more wool to be imported this year, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00359.htm


29: Australian Art Series Opens This Weekend

Three exhibitions by Australian artists Sir Sidney Nolan, Tracey Moffatt and Mikala Dwyer open this weekend at City Gallery Wellington, as a highlight of the 2002 New Zealand Festival. This weekend also marks the start of an extensive public programme ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00060.htm


30: Frontal Impact Standard For Cars To Be Challenged

Cost And Confusion Generating Frontal Impact Standard For Cars To Be Challenged By The IMVDA At The Regulations Review Select Committee

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00110.htm


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