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1: UQ Wire: 911 Judge Ignores DOJ Evidence Tampering

A general court order entered in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York was just released by Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein subsequent to his July 12 hearing regarding Mariani vs. United Airlines (UAL) et. al., amid indications ...

2: Live Election Results: Party Vote Status Table

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Overall Status (Party Vote) - Polling Places Counted - Total Votes Counted - Special Votes - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

3: UQ Wire: Investment Espionage And The White House

There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.

4: Live Election Results: Party Vote Status Graphic

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Graphic Showing Vote Count Progress - Graphic Showing Percentage of Party Votes Received by each Party - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

5: Live Election Results: Electorate Status Page

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Electorate Results - Leading Candidate And Second Placed Candidate - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

6: Clark Announces Center-Left Minority Government

With the support of the Greens, and a concession from National’s Bill English, Prime Minister Helen Clark has announced her intention to form a new minority Government with Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition.

7: Progress: Center Left Government, Helen’s Big Call

With 52% of the vote counted Prime Minister Helen Clark now has a wafer thin majority with the assistance of the Greens and Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition.

8: HARD NEWS 26/7/02 - God, That Was Weird

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... God, that was weird. The election campaign, I mean. Whose fault is it? Well Labour's for calling it in the first place, but I think the blame goes wider than that.

9: Progress: Peter Dunne Appears To Hold The Hot Seat

With 8% of the vote counted the dark horse of the 2002 election Peter Dunne and his United Future Party appear to be holding the crucial seats that Helen Clark will need to form a Government.

10: Poll Watch: TV1 And TV3 Final Election 2002 Polls

TV1’s Colmar Brunton Poll and TV3’s NFO Poll have recorded remarkably similar results on the night before the final day of the election campaign. Today will not be recorded among National Party Leader Bill English's finest moments.

11: Prohibitionists deserve to lose - Mild Greens

Prohibitionist bigot panderers like Jim Anderton and Peter Dunne are deeply misleading New Zealand about "cannabis related harm" and deserve to lose big time, say the Mild Greens.

12: Stateside: "I'd like to give you a disease."

As opening lines go, I've heard better but the tall dark handsome stranger with the big rig and the twinkle in his eye looked worth the gamble. "OK," I said. "Let's see what fate has in store for you then," said my Doctor Without ...

13: Scoop Election Results - Electorates Table

Who is winning where, who is second and what they are on....updated every 5 minutes....

14: Election Results -- Advance Votes

Labour Party 532 35.7% National Party 335 22.5% ACT New Zealand 202 13.6% New Zealand First Party 148 9.9% United Future 101 6.8% Green Party 99 6.6% Jim Anderton's Progressive Coalition 34 2.3%

15: Scoop Update #8 – Phew!


16: Poll Watch: Herald-Digipoll Labour Drops Under 40%

The final political poll for the 2002 election campaign published in the NZ Herald this morning has produced the Labour Party’s worst public polling result so far.

17: Preston Peet: How to Be a Successful Drug Dealer

How the People Seldom Catch Intelligence- (or... How to Be a Successful Drug Dealer) By Preston Peet * - Editor

18: 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 ...

19: Scoop: Top Scoops + Campaign 2002

Scoop Update: Phew! - Hard News Is Here - Poll Watch: Labour And National Continue To Fall - Poll Watch: Worse Signs For Labour - Howard's End: Arrogance In the Public Service - Labour Ruined Us, Says Millenium People - Sutton Welcomes US Agriculture ...

20: Public information sparked kidnap investigation

Public information sparked the investigation which led to police foiling a kidnapping in Wellington tonight.

21: Images: NZ Film Wins Best Screenplay In LA

Debut New Zealand feature This is Not a Love Story has won the Screenwriting Award at this year’s Dances With Films festival in Los Angeles.

22: NZ Welcomes US Agriculture Trade Proposal

Proposals for international agriculture trade reform by the United States were bold and to be applauded, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today.

23: Howard's End: Arrogance In the Public Service

When Minister's in this Government admit they have difficulty in getting public servants to listen and comply with their instructions, it's time for a new coalition Government of parties who are able to bring the public service bureaucrats under ...

24: P.R. Language-Sabotage To Push Gene-Tampering

Almost every significant public utterance from the gene-tampering trade has been massaged, morphed, varnished & warped by the depraved trade of mercenary deception - PR. Last time I heard, Monsanto employed a couple dozen PR operatives - some with ...

25: Labour Government Destroys Business

“Millennium People became a pawn in a political game played out by two callous politicians, Cullen and Clark. Our successful business has been destroyed as a result,” Director Wayne Ball said today

26: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington 26/7/2002

The polls are showing great volatility. Labour's support is ranging from 46 to 38%; National is between 26 and 21%; NZ First is as high as 11 and as low as 8; the Greens range from 9 to 6; United 7 to 4; and ACT 10 to 5. Election day turnout is going ...

27: Prime Minister Accused Of Security Cover Up

National defence spokesman Richard Worth today accused the Prime Minister Helen Clark of overseeing for electioneering purposes a “cover-up” of the security situation for New Zealanders in Iraq.

28: UQ Wire: DOJ To Attempt Shut Down of 9/11 Evidence

On June 20, Bush Administration officials quietly informed a New York judge of their intention to commence legal actions likely to be far-reaching in their constitutional, political, and individual rights implications pertaining to current lawsuits and ...

29: UQ Wire: DOJ Loses 9/11 Evidence Control Attempt

Synopsis: Judge Asserts Citizen Rights; Will Decide Discovery Issues, but DOJ Gains Seat Next to United Airlines Defense as Lines Now Drawn in First 9/11 Lawsuit. UAL and Justice Attorneys To Be Last Firewall Against Possible Mariani Access To Pre-9/11 ...

30: Latest Polls Make Choice Critical - Winston Peters

They have a stark choice. Labour attempted to sneak an election through in the middle of winter to get a majority. The polls and the pundits say they have failed.

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