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1: In The Realm Of The Censors

In 2002 you won't find a more challenging array of cinema in one single film festival anywhere in the world. That's not just hyperbole that's a fact.

2: Stinging Rebuke to Govt and NZ Court of Appeal

"We are lucky Hon Margaret Wilson has not yet abolished our access to the Privy Council and that we have dedicated counsel like Tony Ellis to keep our criminal justice system honest," says ACT's Justice spokesman Stephen Franks.

3: Scoop Images: Doomed Ice Shelf Makes A Break

Satellite images have revealed the collapse of Larsen B ice shelf on the Antarctic Peninsula fulfilling predictions made by British Antarctic Survey (BAS) scientists. The collapse of the 3250 km² ice shelf is the latest drama in a region of Antarctica ...

4: Scoop Images: Look Who Scoop Met At The Airport!

Lord of the Rings director Peter Jackson and friends were spotted by chance today at Wellington Airport on their way to Los Angeles for the Oscars.

5: Howard’s End: Legal Anarchy & The Court Of Appeal

The recent landmark decision of the Privy Council that our Court of Appeal was, between 1996 and 2000, engaging in what I can only describe as legal anarchy, demands the judges involved ought to be held to account by the public of New Zealand whom ...

6: Scoop Feedback: From Afghanistan To Fielding High

In This Edition: Re: NZ SAS in Afghanistan - Asian Mr Plods - Great - Fielding High 'Misfits' Impress - Re: Big News: Hate Crime Don’t You Just Hate It?

7: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –21 March

Today’s questions concerned: Alliance Break-Up - School Principals' Leadership - Electoral (Integrity) Amendment Act – Protecting Native Birds – GDP Growth – Labelling GE Foods – Privy Council Ruling On Court Of Appeal – Housing And The Treaty - Health ...

8: POV: This Won’t Hurt A Bit

When it comes to immunization, who do we believe? British leader Tony Blair recently re-ignited an old battle by refusing to say if his young son Leo had been immunized.

9: Questions For Oral Answer Thursday, 21 March 2002

1. Hon ROGER SOWRY to the Prime Minister: Has she taken any advice on the implications on the Government's coalition agreement of a split in the Alliance Party, which has been widely speculated on; if so, what has been that advice?

10: Transcript: “Earth Shattering” World Bank Scoop

Transcript of Interview of Greg Palast, Journalist for BBC and Observer, London, by Alex Jones

11: Gizo Civil Society On Murdered NZ Diplomat

Gizo Civil Society has sent condolences to the family and co-workers of the late Bridget Nichols.

12: Future Lefts – Killing him softly

He looked, white faced, around the room. His gaze to left and right was met with stony indifference. He noted almost casually that his forehead was drenched with sweat, which was trickling down into his eyes.

13: Privy Council Decision Warning To Attorney General

The unprecedented Privy Council decision reversing 12 Court of Appeal cases fires a clear warning shot at the Attorney General's plans to abolish Privy Council appeals, says National's Justice spokesperson, Wayne Mapp.

14: Scoop Review: The Bank

The Bank looks good, sounds good and boy does it feel good. Then, I guess any movie that calls banks 'bastards without borders' was going to get my attention.

15: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –20 March

Today’s questions concerned: Zero-Tolerance On Crime – Zimbabwe - Electoral Integrity Amendment Act - Treaty and Health – District Health Boards Cuts - Regional Partnerships Programme – NCEA - Student Workplace Learning – Maori Television Service – Cancer ...

16: PC's Opinion: Frisking the Freeloaders

Brett has never worn a trenchcoat, "packed a rod", or described a blonde as being as "beautiful as a split lip" - nor have any "best-selling page-turners" been written with him as hero

17: NZ Meat And Fibre Producers' Conference/AGM 2002

The New Zealand Meat and Fibre Producers' Conference/AGM 2002 will be held on 25/26 March 2002 in the Kent/Devon Rooms of the Mercure Hotel (formerly the Novotel), 345 The Terrace, Wellington.

18: Grant Tyrrell Speech To Young Nationals Conference

Welcome to Young Nationals Conference 2002 - Ambitious for New Zealand. Today we begin the National Party conference round as we build up to Victory in 2002. Over the next few days we have the opportunity to reflect on how National and Bill English ...

19: Greens Finally Wake Up To Asian Issues

It is about time the Greens woke up to Asian policing issues, says National's Ethnic Affairs spokesperson Pansy Wong.

20: The Real Deal: Real Deal News Vs Fake News

As Assistant Secretary of Housing in the Bush Administration, I once advised Jack Kemp, then Secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, that we could not do something he had ordered because it was illegal. He said that he did ...

21: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

22: Gathering Recycling Commitment Only Lip Service

The Gathering organisers supposed commitment to recycling is just lip service, according to Duncan Eddy of the Dunedin Environment Centre, who was contracted to co-ordinate the onsite recycling program at this New Years Dance Party in Golden Bay.

23: 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.

24: Michael Rowbotham: Written In Belief

In this short book, I argue that there is strong evidence that the events of 11th September represent a terrorism of a kind not currently being discussed, and include the involvement of agents and agencies not publicly imagined as being associated ...

25: Health Effects of Vehicle Emissions

A new report on the health impacts of vehicle emissions in New Zealand shows the impacts are greater than previously realised.

26: Scoop Interactive: Do You Hate Banks?

Authors of the first ten stories about banks accepted for publication on Scoop will receive a free double pass to see The Bank Movie, opening on the biggest Screen in the Southern Hemisphere at the Embassy Theatre on March 28th and moving to the Paramount ...

27: Australian Reporter Barred Over HR Coverage

JAKARTA, March 17 (AFP) - A leading Australian media group said Sunday its correspondent had been barred from working in Indonesia because of his reporting on human rights issues.

28: Sludge Report #127 - The Hunt For Flight 77

In This Edition: The Hunt For Flight 77 - A Truly Remarkable French Website - Disinformation Warning! - Not Everyone Is Convinced - Eyewitness Reports Of The Crash….

29: National Student Body Concerned By Private Savings

The Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) has expressed serious concerns about a private working group’s proposal that individuals could “save and pay” for their children’s tertiary education through a savings scheme.

30: Sludge Report #133 - I Saw Flight 77 & Took Photos

In This Edition: Eyewitness Saw Flight 77 & Took Photos - Images Of The Immediate Aftermath Of The Attack On The Pentagon – Full Scoop Coverage Of The Flight 77 Mystery

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