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1: 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


2: 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


3: W32.Novarg.A@Mm Upgraded To Level 4 Threat

New Mass-Mailing Worm Attempts to Launch a Denial-of-Service Attack Beginning February 1

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0401/S00058.htm


4: Don Brash congratulates Keisha Castle-Hughes

National Party Leader Don Brash is congratulating Keisha Castle-Hughes for becoming the world's youngest ever nominee for the Best Actress Academy Award.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00239.htm


5: Even political desperation is no excuse for this

“Even the desperation of a once mainstream political party now thrashing around on a quarter of the vote cannot justify Don Brash’s speech today,” Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00223.htm


6: US VP Dick Cheney Address to World Economic Forum

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Well, thank you very much, Professor Schwab. I'm honored to join all of you this morning, and to be in such distinguished company.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00193.htm


7: 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


8: New migrant health and disability screening rules

A new and enhanced immigration health and disability screening programme will be phased in this year, Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00237.htm


9: NATIONHOOD - Don Brash Speech Orewa Rotary Club

Soon after becoming leader of the National Party, I outlined my five main priorities. First, we must, as a country, take vigorous steps to counter the long-standing relative decline in New Zealand incomes, which sees our per capita incomes now around $180 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00220.htm


10: Key points from National Party Leader Dr Don Brash

Key points from National Party Leader, Dr Don Brash: Orewa Rotary Club, Auckland, 7.30pm Tuesday, January 27, 2004. · There is a dangerous drift towards racial separatism in New Zealand. We are one country with many peoples, not a society of Pakeha and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00221.htm


11: Brash Leap Backwards Over Race Relations

Rt Hon Winston Peters has described Don Brash’s “state of the nation speech” as a mixture of political plagiarism heavily laced with unhealthy desperation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00235.htm


12: Don Brash’s ignorance is offensive

Treaty negotiations Minister Margaret Wilson says Don Brash’s claim that the settlement process has slowed is demonstrably incorrect – settlements are progressing at an unprecedented rate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00236.htm


13: A Brash approach to race relations

Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says that even people who had legitimate concerns about claims to the foreshore and seabed would feel sick at the dangerous path of racial division being promulgated tonight [Tuesday] by the National Party ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00222.htm


14: Welcome Aboard, Dr Brash

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley today welcomed National Leader Don Brash's clear enunciation of National's Treaty policy, and noted that his messages directly reflect what ACT has been saying since its inception 10 years ago.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00228.htm


15: Ahmed Zaoui – The Real Terrorist Threat to Liberty

Before I launch into the invited subject of Ahmed Zaoui, let me state loud and clear that I am here as a believer with a faith in God that demands of me to love the Lord my God and equally (not secondly) to love my neighbour as myself. Unlike those who ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0401/S00077.htm


16: Oscar Nominations - ROTK Gets 11, Whale Rider 1

NZ Actress Keisha Castle-Hughes has been nominated for the Oscar Best Actress award for her role in Niki Caro's film version of Witi Ihimaera's Whale Rider. Meanwhile Peter Jackson's Lord Of The Rings – Return Of The King has received 11 nominations ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00125.htm


17: Public Address 28/01/04 - Art And Politics

So was that the speech of a man who wants to win the next election - or one who doesn't want to lose it too horribly? I ask, because it appears to me that any government that actually sought to implement the full extent of the programme outlined...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00130.htm


18: Blair Victory a Win for New Zealand

‘Tony Blair’s narrow victory for his plan that allows for increased fees for British universities has an important potential upside for New Zealand’ says Education New Zealand Chief Executive Robert Stevens.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0401/S00039.htm


19: Brownlee Says TVNZ Have Reached A New Low

In an exclusive interview with Port Focus Asia Pacific news website today, Nationals Deputy leader Jeremy Brownlee said TVNZ have reached a new low in media standards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0401/S00078.htm


20: Human Rights Commission Letter To PM On Foreshore

The following letter to the Prime Minister was released by the Human Rights Commission yesterday, it is available Online (click here) in Microsoft Word Document (.doc) format - Scoop Editor

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0401/S00076.htm


21: New Zealand No. 1 in the Automotive Internet

Detroit/USA – Regarding the major car manufacturing countries the US car brand websites are top in the world. Regarding every country New Zealand take the first place. This are the results of the first automotive Internet study which analysed every website ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0401/S00055.htm


22: Parekura Horomia: Who's advising Donald?

New Zealand is a better place in 2004 than it was in 1999 according to Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00248.htm


23: 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


24: 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


25: Energy Companies Team Up To Explore LNG Potential

Planning to ensure that national electricity demand continues to be reliably met took an important step forward today with the announcement of advisers to lead studies into the logistical and market implications of importing Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0401/S00128.htm


26: 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


27: A Chance To Meet Mary-Kate And Ashley In LA

The ZM radio network in association with the mary-kateandashley brand is searching for New Zealand's biggest Mary-Kate and Ashley fan! The winner and two companions will get to meet the most famous teenagers on the planet in their home city, Los ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00118.htm


28: Focus needs to shift from grievance to development

The National Party needs to shift its mind-set from grievance to development, Progressive Party leader, Jim Anderton, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0401/S00225.htm


29: Tony Baldwin: Electricity Price Volatility No Flaw

When electricity spot prices spiked earlier this month, the Major Users Group (which includes Comalco, Carter Holt, Pan Pac Forest Products and Winstone Pulp) protested: “The market is inherently flawed. Generators are price-gouging.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0401/S00131.htm


30: White House Press Briefing - David Kay & The ISG

Q Stipulating the fact that the Iraq Survey Group still has a lot of work to do there, does the President believe that David Kay was correct or incorrect when he said that the evidence that America went to war on was inaccurate and wrong?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00195.htm

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