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1: World Poll Reveals Growing Hostility Toward USA

World Public Opinion Poll Reveals Growing Hostility Toward America and Its Foreign Policy - Interview with Ed Bice, executive director of People's Opinion Project, conducted by Scott Harris

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.

3: 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 ...

4: Peter Jackson (The Bastard) Sacks His Fan Club

"Right now I'm the most famous export since the lamb! They're naming a street after me! I'm the king of the southern hemisphere!! I can't have you lot running around calling me a bastard! That's not just rude! It's downright disrespectful!" ...

5: French Compensation Could Make Amends to Haiti

Haiti’s political opposition decided this afternoon to turn down Secretary of State Powell’s peace plan solution. If nothing is done, Haiti’s current reality can only change for the worse in the next few hours and days, as forces of the violent opposition ...

6: Indigenous People From Western Colombia Displaced

More than 1,200 Colombians from indigenous communities recently fled their ancestral homelands near the border with Panama because of heavy fighting between left-wing and right-wing forces, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) ...

7: Beltway Humor: Media React to Bush's Weapons Jokes

When presidents appear appear at the annual Radio and Television Correspondents Dinner, it's traditional for them to tell a few jokes. But when George W. Bush appeared last week (3/24/04), he made a series of "jokes" about the failure to find the weapons ...

8: The Bush Admin. and 9-11: Open Eyes Required

The recent controversy swirling around the Bush White House, the 9-11 Commission and the Richard Clarke book, Against All Enemies has been very enlightening. Sensing that Bush has almost nothing else to run on in the 2004 elections, the Bush Republican ...

9: 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 ...

10: A Coverup for What's Really at Stake in Palestine

Assassination!! My, my, how Israel loves assassination! Perhaps its part of a special Zionist democratic impulse, a sort of over enthusiastic way of making their point perfectly clear, this need to kill.

11: 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 ...

12: Jim Peron: Many Miss The Real Brash Revolution

It appears that a lot of political analysts just don't get the Don Brash revolution.

13: Scoop Feedback: Death and Casualty From Iraq

The following feedback has been received from Scoop readers in response to our decision to publish graphic pictures from Al Jazeera showing the true horror of war.

14: Public Address 01/04/04 - Encounters

Sometimes I think Alias only exists to show Jennifer Garner in her underwear. Or a bikini - did you see that on Tuesday? The panning shots, the slo-mo. If the acting thing doesn't work out for her, there's a great career awaiting at Victoria's Secret ...

15: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 30 March 2004

1 Environment, Minister—Confidence 2 Auckland Transport Package—Reports 3 Spring Hill Prison, Waikato—Iwi Consultations 4 Employment Relations Law Reform Bill—Amendments 5 Security—Residency and Citizenship Legislation 6 Social Development and Employment ...

16: Photo-Essay 2: 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 ...

17: Easter’s sweeter without Politicians & Colleagues!

Auckland – 31 March 2004, ( ) New Zealand’s leading last-minute accommodation website revealed the results of their Easter poll: 27% of Kiwis can’t stand the thought of spending the four day break with politicians and worldwide political ...

18: All Kiwis Will Pay For Cruel April Fools Prank

All New Zealand workers will pay the price for a cruel April fools day prank hatched by the humourless jokers in the Beehive, says the National Party spokesman for Small Business Lindsay Tisch.

19: Michael King's Last Interview - Transcript

Long live the King The following is a transcript of the last interview Michael King gave before his untimely passing. It aired March 22, 2004 on 95bFM . Interviewer is Simon Pound, transcriber Matt Nippert. From:

20: Being Pa'alagi - A Tribute To Michael King

Being Pa'alagi - A Tribute To Michael King By Anthony Haas Wednesday, March 31, 2004

21: Future of British High Commission in NZ questioned

Labour must act quickly to ensure the British High Commission in New Zealand is not reduced in size or closed, says National's Associate Foreign Affairs spokesman, Simon Power.

22: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

23: Don't Review the RMA!

Talk of yet another 'review' of the RMA gets at least one person incensed. "It's appropriate on April Fool's Day to be discussing 'reviewing' the RMA because the whole RMA is a joke.

24: No electricity crisis: there are alternatives

Otago MP David Parker today reassured the community that New Zealand does not face an electricity crisis right now - there are alternatives.

25: Annan Urges Myanmar To Allow National Convention

With Myanmar announcing that it will convene a national convention to draft a new constitution, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today urged the government to lift restrictions on democracy leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and to allow the broadest ...

26: On martyrdom and the limited horizon of generals

[In the following you read how Uri Avnery places the assassination of Sheikh Yassin in context, and in the four forwarded articles of the Israeli-Palestinian email magazine Bitter Lemons (Assassinations and the conflict - Ed.12) you find the subject approached ...

27: Inspector-Gen. of Intelligence & Security resigns

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that following the High Court judgment issued today, the Inspector-General of Intelligence and Security, Laurie Greig, has given written notice of his resignation to the Governor-General.

28: Sen. Daschle on the Abuse of Government Power

Mr. President, last week I spoke about the White House's reaction to Richard Clarke's testimony before the 9-11 Commission. I am compelled to rise again today, because the people around the President are systematically abusing the powers and prerogatives ...

29: A Second Look At The IG Of Intelligence & Security

A man very much in the news this week has been New Zealand's first Inspector General of Intelligence and Security (the Inspector-General) Laurie Greig. As of 5pm last night the Inspector-General is now the former Inspector-General, having succeeded ...

30: Photo-Essay 3: 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 ...


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