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1: Symantec - W32.Novarg.A@mm Level 4 - severe

Symantec Security Response discovered a new malicious threat today - W32.Novarg.A@mm. W32.Novarg.A@mm is a mass-mailing worm that is being upgraded from a Level 3 threat to a Level 4 threat. This worm appears to be spreading at a rapid rate. This threat ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0401/S00051.htm


2: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00234.htm


3: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


4: George W. Bush And The Stealing Of America

Iraqis have a slang term for those whom they believe guilty of thievery and chicanery, those people who steal, lie, cheat and are endowed with low levels of scruples.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00113.htm


5: Photo-Essay 1: Death and Casualty From Iraq

Editor’s Warning: The images in this series are horrific and depict the reality of injury and death in this US-led War against Iraq. Scoop is determined that its editorial policy will continue to serve truth, accuracy and honesty and that its reportage ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00258.htm


6: Public Address 27/01/04 - Monday Lunch

If journalists who allowed themselves to be bought food and drink by interested parties were deemed guilty of corruption, there wouldn't be many of us left in the trade. Although I am by no means a champion luncher, I am occasionally fed and watered by ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00123.htm


7: Coke with Yet Another New Twist: Toxic Cola

The Indian parliament has banned the sale of Coke and Pepsi products in its cafeteria. Indian parliamentarians should take the logical next step, and ban the sale of Coke and Pepsi products in the entire country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00170.htm


8: UQ Wire: Commentary - Paranoid Shift

Just before his death, James Jesus Angleton, the legendary chief of counterintelligence at the Central Intelligence Agency, was a bitter man. He felt betrayed by the people he had worked for all his life.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00111.htm


9: Moon and Mars for U.S. Privatization?

White House Moon and Mars Exploration Initiative Masks Drive for Military Dominance of Space - Interview with Bruce Gagnon, coordinator of the Global Network Against Weapons and Nuclear Power in Space, conducted by Melinda Tuhus

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00121.htm


10: Dunedin Arts and Cultural Events Feb-Mar 2004

Following is a schedule of confirmed events in the City of Dunedin. The Dunedin City Council (DCC) City Marketing distributes the information on behalf of the attractions that appear below. Please contact event organisers directly for further information ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0401/S00071.htm


11: Scoop Feedback: Cuba, War Photos, Smacking & More

In This edition: Cuban Internet story - Thanks So Much - Graphic Iraq War Images - Values Neutral Schooling & Integrated Schools - The World's Policeman - What's The Link - The Whey Of Life - Once Were Warriors As A Political Weapon - American ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00118.htm


12: Algerian ambassador no-show confirms suspicions

Green MP Keith Locke said today that the abrupt cancellation of the Algerian ambassador's visit to New Zealand raised doubts over the real purpose of his visit.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00191.htm


13: Address to 2nd Bi-annual Wine Exporters Forum

In the last decade the New Zealand wine industry has progressed from being a precocious child, through a highly promising adolescence, and into a sturdy young adulthood. For many observers (perhaps the less well informed) it has come to represent a new ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00203.htm


14: MEDIACOM Marketing Digest – Annual Adspend Stats

Reported Annual Advertising Expenditure topped two billion dollars for the first time ever in 2003, according to AdSpend figures just released by Nielsen Media Research. The official total: $2,238,428,794.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0401/S00116.htm


15: ACT Will Hold National To New Clarity On Treaty

ACT New Zealand Maori Affairs Spokesman Stephen Franks today said he hoped that National Leader Don Brash's speech would show that National had come to its senses on the racism soaking every cell of Government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00208.htm


16: Laser-Guided Liberalization and Latin America

While the US military unleashed laser-guided weapons of mass destruction on the peoples of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Bush Administration’s aggressive international trade and investment agenda has developed some “smart bombs” of its own.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00114.htm


17: PHA calls on teachers to be alert to child poverty

When it's lunchtime, they pretend they're not hungry or they forgot their lunch. When there's a school trip, they've forgotten their permission slip. On special PTA lunch days to raise school funds, they claim they don't like hot dogs or pizza.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0401/S00069.htm


18: Origin Responds To Qantas Move

Origin Pacific's Managing Director, Robert Inglis, said he was disappointed that Qantas had decided to pull out of the aircraft lease and code share arrangement with Origin Pacific. Origin has always maintained it's plan to remain an independent airline ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00202.htm


19: Norma Sherry: What Are We To Do?

(FLORIDA) - We need to stop singing to the choir. We've already got it. We know all too well what's wrong and what needs fixing. Now we need to reach the other side. We need to put aside our frustration, our anger, and start doing something productive.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00112.htm


20: ACT Reveals NCEA Lucky Dip

ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington today exposed the flaws in the New Zealand Qualifications Authority's delivery of NCEA results by revealing that one student inadvertently received the exam papers of two other students.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00210.htm


21: President Bush Order's Ribs In Roswell

THE PRESIDENT: I need some ribs. Q Mr. President, how are you? THE PRESIDENT: I'm hungry and I'm going to order some ribs. Q What would you like? THE PRESIDENT: Whatever you think I'd like.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00178.htm


22: Medical Professionals Dispute How David Kelly Died

On the eve of publication of the Hutton Report, medical specialists are making public their doubts over how Dr David Kelly died. Items found with his body suggested suicide, but a UK surgeon and a specialist anaesthesiologist from South Africa believe the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00106.htm


23: UQ Wire: Trial Hears Of Iranian Agents 911 Warning

The Guardian (UK) - The United States was warned of impending September 11 terrorist attacks by an Iranian spy, but ignored him, German secret service agents testified yesterday in the trial of an alleged al-Qaida terrorist.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00119.htm


24: BNZ warns businesses of credit card Internet fraud

Bank of New Zealand is warning businesses to be wary when accepting any online credit card payments from overseas customers, following some incidents of apparent fraud in several particular countries.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0401/S00052.htm


25: Time To Protect Kids And The Climate

Parents are being encouraged to contribute to a clean, green, sustainable New Zealand by joining or starting walking school buses as children head back to school this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00204.htm


26: President Bush's 2004 State of the Union Address

President George W. Bush delivers his State of the Union Address to the nation and a joint session of Congress in the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2004. "We have not come all this way – through tragedy, and trial, and war ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00145.htm


27: Women Students Target Sexism in Advertising

A national gathering of women students meeting in Wellington over the next two days is set to target sexism in advertising and other issues concerning women in tertiary education.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0401/S00037.htm


28: Greens urge Government to take more asylum seekers

Green MP Keith Locke has welcomed the government's decision to take another group of the asylum seekers presently interred on Nauru but is challenging New Zealanders to open their hearts to more.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00205.htm


29: Chuckman Cartoon: Bush Likes His Flags

2004 State of the Union cartoon from John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00096.htm


30: Saddam Found, Parker Still Missing!

"Otago deserves better representation on the Project Aqua debate," warns Brian Connell, MP for Rakaia and Spokesman for Commerce. "They are being poorly represented by the 'Invisible Man' himself, David Parker."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00196.htm

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