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1: Controlling NATO: The Real Agenda At Prague

European diplomacy has clearly often been the nucleus of destruction. Is it now the only buffer left between peace-comparative and Manifest Destiny – the dream of Fortress USA to express its institutions around the world? The NATO Summit will be a decider.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00093.htm


2: American Coup: Mid-Term Election Polls vs Actuals

Scoop’s analysis found shows that - according to the polls - the Republican Party experienced a pronounced last minute swing in its favour of between 4 and 16 points. Remarkably this last minute swing appears to have been concentrated in its effects ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00078.htm


3: Elle Intimates Strips Off With Billboard Campaign

Rush-hour traffic was treated to a striptease in Auckland today as the second of two new Elle Mapcherson Intimates billboards were unveiled by a pair of Kiwifire dancers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0210/S00031.htm


4: CBC Fundraiser - Lord Of The Rings spectacular

Campaign for a Better City (CBC), is organising a spectacular Lord of the Rings evening at the Embassy Theatre. The fundraising event includes an early screening of The Two Towers and spot prizes, and cinemagoers will be encouraged to dress up as their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0211/S00089.htm


5: Abbott Murder Trial: Evidence Tampering Claims

A prosecution witness in the murder trial of Senior Constable Keith Abbott claimed that another police officer, Constable Jason Dombroski, pocketed an object off the ground shortly after Steven Wallace was fatally shot by Abbott on Waitara’s main ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00126.htm


6: UQ Wire: Gore Vidal‘s The Enemy Within

Gore Vidal is America’s most controversial writer and a ferocious, often isolated, critic of the Bush administration. Here, against a backdrop of spreading unease about America’s response to the events of 11 September 2001 and their aftermath, we publish ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00205.htm


7: Big News: More Spending Money Or Higher Income?

The recent living standards report from the Ministry of Social Development has indicated that beneficiaries and low income workers won’t necessarily have a higher standard of living if their benefit or salary is slightly increased. An increase in a benefit ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00130.htm


8: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


9: Questions Of The Day Transcript - 19 November

1. Hon. BILL ENGLISH (Leader--NZ National) to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by the statement in the Speech from the Throne in December 1999 that Article Three of the Treaty of Waitangi implies equality in the rights of citizenship; if so, why?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00442.htm


10: Washington Sniper - Terrorist Or Informer?

That John Allen Muhammad, nee John Allen Williams and several aliases, was known to the U.S. Government long before the "sniper" shooting spree is fast becoming apparent. There are just too many instances where authorities should have investigated, arrested ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00116.htm


11: Stateside With Rosalea - A House is not a home

Featuring on the Chron's front page last Friday was a photo of San Francisco politician Nancy Pelosi resplendent in red, celebrating her historic win as "1st woman chosen House minority leader". Well, to paraphrase an old saw, you can paint a donkey lipstick-red ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00128.htm


12: UQ Wire: Osama Is Under Your Bed

It's been a nervous week. Every night before bed, I've taken a broom handle and thrust it under my bed. Each time, I'm waiting for the "Oof!" Osama is under there, I just know it. If the President says it, it must be true, right? One of these nights, I'll ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00122.htm


13: United Future supports call for Treaty inquiry

United Future New Zealand leader, Peter Dunne, today announced that the Parliamentary caucus has decided to support the call by ACT MP, Stephen Franks, for Parliament's justice and electoral select committee to hold an inquiry into the principles of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00457.htm


14: National rushes to yet another blunder

Acting Local Government Minister Judith Tizard today ridiculed suggestions by the National Party leader Bill English that local government legislation was being rushed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00464.htm


15: Government Avoids Gay Immigration Questions

New Zealand First wants to know why the Government has shut down question time in Parliament for the rest of this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00459.htm


16: Urgency Motion Adopted 19 November 2002

LEADER OF THE HOUSE: I move, that urgency be accorded - the passing through their remaining stages of-

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00465.htm


17: Read Bill, English tells Tizard

Acting Local Government Minister Judith Tizard has clearly not read the Local Government Bill or understood its implications for councils throughout New Zealand, says National Party leader Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00446.htm


18: "Partnerships" Come at a Price

Papers released by the National Party today show local authorities are already spending large sums to consult with Maori, according to National's Local Government spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00456.htm


19: Swain Announces Transport Appointments

Minister for Transport Paul Swain announced a number of appointments to the boards of government transport agencies today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00447.htm


20: Business applauds calls for delay

The business sector will fully support a review of the Local Government Bill, says Rob McLagan, chair of the Local Government Forum.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0211/S00151.htm


21: Soundtrack For A Secret Country

Music has moved many of us to act, and inspires us in our work for justice and liberation. Close friends and comrades tell of how music has helped form, frame and inflame their political consciousness and hunger for justice. While much of the world is being ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00124.htm


22: Scoop Advertising – All You Need To Know

CONTENTS: 1. General Information – Audience Statistics - The Scoop Market 2. Why Advertise On Scoop? - Increasing Brand Awareness - Generating Profile For Announcements & Product Launches - Generating Traffic To Online Services - Generating A Response ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00084.htm


23: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS - Scoop Is In The House - Steven Wallace Murder Trial Begins - Aziz Choudry : Sweet and Dangerous Music - William Rivers Pitt: Osama Under The Bed - Just Why Is It We Want A FTA With This Nation? - US Elections: Constitutional Deconstruction ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00125.htm


24: Debate: The Homeland Security ACT of 2002

The American people expect us to provide our best judgment and our best insight into such monumental decisions. This is a far, far cry from being our best. This is not our best. As a matter of fact, it is a mere shadow of our best. Yet we are being ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0211/S00114.htm


25: Re-appointments to culture and arts boards

Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Helen Clark today announced the re-appointment of members to the boards of Te Papa, Creative New Zealand and the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00449.htm


26: Minister of Immigration Has Panicked

The Government's overnight changes to immigration criteria appear to be a panic reaction to Winston Peters' inflammatory remarks, ACT Leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0211/S00467.htm


27: Images: Police Protect Animal Scientists In Auck.

Fourty protesters greeted the delegates of the Bio-tech conference as they were bussed into the west wing for their dinner at the Auckland museum. There was a heavy police presence, equal if not more police than protesters, seven marked cars three paddy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00131.htm


28: Barbara O’Brien: Playing Politics With Our Lives

Creation of the Homeland Security Department will be the biggest reorganization of government since the Defense Department was established in 1947. The new department will combine the Coast Guard, the Customs Service, the Secret Service, the Federal ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00123.htm


29: UQ Wire: 911 - They Let It Happen On Purpose!

Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00068.htm


30: Sam Neill to make rare public engagement

Movie actor Sam Neill will make a rare public speaking engagement at the Ashburton Art Gallery on December 4.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0211/S00153.htm

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