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1: 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


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: 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


4: Mexican Photography Expo at Waikato University

Photographs from this exhibition transport the viewer to Mexico. For example, we see a photograph of two beautiful young women, the ‘Dolly Sisters’, lighting up a dingy dressing room with their vivacious dance and flashing smiles. In another image ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0403/S00159.htm


5: "Breakthrough in wine research" Bio-Sci Fiction

Item no. 5, grandly entitled: "Breakthrough in wine research" is actually a fictional piece written by Keith Sommnet in the latest issue of the Listener (see p. 42, "FRUIT LOOPS", 27 March 2004 issue) as a spoof on proGE spin & fantasies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0403/S00097.htm


6: 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


7: Richard A. Clarke Statement To 911 Commssion

TESTIMONY OF RICHARD A. CLARKE BEFORE THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON TERRORIST ATTACKS UPON THE UNITED STATES March 24, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00365.htm


8: 911 Commission: Staff Statement No. 5 - Diplomacy

Members of the Commission, with your help, your staff has developed initial findings to present to the public on the diplomatic efforts to deal with the danger posed by Islamic extremist terrorism before the September 11 attacks on the United States. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00366.htm


9: Harry Potter Prisoner of Azkaban Trailer Released

Warner Bros. Pictures is pleased to announce the Summer 2004 release of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, the third feature film adaptation based on J.K. Rowling's best selling novels. Academy Award nominee Alfonso Cuarón (Y Tu Mamá También) takes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0403/S00151.htm


10: 911 Commission: SS No. 8 - National Policy Co-ord.

Members of the Commission, with your help, your staff has developed initial findings to present to the public on the coordination of national policy in dealing with the danger posed by Islamic extremist terrorism before the September 11 attacks on the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00369.htm


11: Robert Higgs: Is Bush Unhinged?

Before you conclude that I myself must be unhinged even to raise such a question, ask yourself this: If a man talks as if he has lost contact with reality, then might he actually have done so?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00298.htm


12: 1,000 Afghans A Day Returning From Pakistan

Three weeks after the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) resumed its voluntary repatriation programme from Pakistan to Afghanistan, the pace of returns has stepped up to more than 1,000 people a day.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00359.htm


13: Maori Television Set To Launch

The countdown is on for the launch of Mâori Television, New Zealand’s first national indigenous television channel this Sunday 28 March 2004. To be held at the station’s base in Newmarket, Auckland, the launch comes 30 years after the first bid to beam ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0403/S00133.htm


14: George Tenet Statement To The 911 Commission

Written Statement for the Record of the Director of Central Intelligence Before the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States March 24, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00363.htm


15: World Citizens: Vote For Your Choice Of U.S. Prez

We'd love you to vote in the U.S. Election for the Rest of the World. We think it's pretty obvious to everyone but perhaps those inside America what the rest of the world thinks in the forthcoming U.S. Election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00354.htm


16: Meditations (Politics): A Letter to Living People

Bill Moyers, press secretary for President Lyndon Johnson and one of the few journalists still respected in America, said a decade ago, ''a nation can die from too many lies.'' As the Bush Administration continues to indulge in an orgy of prevarication, Moyer's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00300.htm


17: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Buzzflash - Why Condi Won't Testify

It's an open and shut case, courtesy of Condi Rice. BuzzFlash is, frankly, tired of, once again, reminding the Pro-Bush American mainstream press that we need look no further than Condi Rice for proof that Bush failed to try and prevent 9/11, even ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/2a/4e/200403251133.468bcc27.html


18: Sexual violence depiction causes audience collapse

Chief Censor Bill Hastings and his censors from the Office of Film and Literature Classification Office have granted so many general R18 classifications to films containing gratuitous sexual violence combined with explicit sex, that one wonders what’s next ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00182.htm


19: Launch of Somali women’s development project

Progressive MP Matt Robson tonight launched the Women’s Development Project of the South Island Somali Association at Wharenui Primary School in Riccarton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00544.htm


20: DOJ Wanted Pre 9-11 Intercepts Retranslated

FBI translator, Sibel Edmonds, was offered a substantial raise and a full time job in order to not go public that she had been asked by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to retranslate and adjust the translations of [terrorist] subject intercepts that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00280.htm


21: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Why Didn't Bush and Condi Know?

Documentation of Plans to Crash Airplanes Into Buildings that Bush and Condi Claim They Knew Nothing About: They Lie, Assassinate People's Characters Instead of Refuting Their Evidence -- and They are, Most Dangerous to the Nation, Incompetent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/27/5b/200403261103.38315c89.html


22: Norma Sherry: Is There Life After Death?

Is there a Hereafter? Is it a place of perfection and transcendent peace? Does one float or merely walk, yet never get tired?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00233.htm


23: Scoop Archive: DOJ Wanted Pre 9-11 Intercepts Retranslated

FBI translator, Sibel Edmonds, was offered a substantial raise and a full time job in order to not go public that she had been asked by the Department of Justice (DOJ) to retranslate and adjust the translations of [terrorist] subject intercepts that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/b4/05/200403251134.3f14986b.html


24: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Mallard Announces Race Funding Review Terms - PM Ups The Veteran Quota On Cassino Trip - Security Council Outrage Vetoed By U.S - Full Coverage From The 911 Commission In D.C. - Hard News & More Is There! - St Molesworth

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00305.htm


25: Public Address 26/03/04 - Friday Flashes

So if I'm unfortunate enough to be convicted of a crime some time, I'm entitled to half a million taxpayer dollars to restore my "mana"? No? Well why does Nick Smith think he is then? That doesn't sound like "one law for all", does it?...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00302.htm


26: St Molesworth: Top 10 programmes Maori Television

Top 10 programmes on the Maori Television schedule

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00304.htm


27: 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


28: UQ Wire: Why Didn't Bush and Condi Know?

Documentation of Plans to Crash Airplanes Into Buildings that Bush and Condi Claim They Knew Nothing About: They Lie, Assassinate People's Characters Instead of Refuting Their Evidence -- and They are, Most Dangerous to the Nation, Incompetent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00296.htm


29: 911 Commission: Staff Statement No. 6 - Military

Members of the Commission, with your help your staff has developed initial findings to present to the public on the use of America’s armed forces in countering terrorism before the 9/11 attacks. These findings may help frame some of the issues for this ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00367.htm


30: Translation: Who's Volunteering To Die?

Two days ago I posted out a cartoon from Ha'aretz showing the Israeli reaction to the assassination of Sheikh Yassin. It showed a couple looking most watching the news. Their reaction to the news is of extreme apprehension and their first question ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00297.htm

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