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Responding to the hints of a couple of US Lord of The Rings websites – http://www.lordoftherings.com/ and http://www.onering.net/ - Scoop earlier this week informed its star Hobbit paparazzi of a reported sighting of Gandalf’s exploding trees in Upper Hutt.
The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.
Having seemingly scored the internet Scoop of the week with his pictures of BREE AT FIRST LIGHT Scoop contacted the Hobbit who scooped the world and asked him if he had any more snaps from his visit to Bree….
NZ First leader, Winston Peters, decided to play journalist in a speech yesterday and again attacked the media saying it was dumbed-down and will trot out any old rubbish and pass it off as news. John Howard reports.
Today our country is being let down with a dumbed-down media. A media which will trot out any old rubbish and pass it off as news.
ID4 has sent me some startling news! This may not be accurate, but ID4 does have some expierence in the field of CGI art, he first sent me this:
Scoop wouldn’t normally so shamelessly lift a photo from a newspaper but in this instance the claim in the Mirror/Daily Record that this is the “first” picture of the Lord of the Rings secret Kingdom, is, respectfully disputed.
Labour Auckland Central MP Judith Tizard & Labour Candidate for Auckland Central today called on residents in Auckland Central not to damage opponents political hoardings.
Victoria's Premier Jeff Kennett, stood before his people yesterday a broken man, but unbowed. In lessons for New Zealand politicians, the opinion polls were way off the mark. John Howard reports.
"If Labour's science policy is a pillar for a knowledge economy, then for your own sake don't stand underneath the overhang," says Libertarianz spokesman Robert Winefield.
I watched BBC's Horizon programme The Virus the Cures on Prime TV on 11 October. The programme revealed that we - ie humankind - had discovered a superior cure (to antibiotics) for bacterial infections around the same time that penicillin was being ...
While Asian governments were quick to respond positively to the election of Indonesia's new president, Abdurrahman Wahid, Megawati's loss shows she lacked tactical grip. John Howard reports.
Native Forest Action have been leaked information from three separate West Coast sawmills which have trialed beech milling who say that after processing and dressing beech, between 70 % and 80% of the ancient logs are wasted.
The Government is set to remove the final vestiges of former Fire Service Commissioner Roger Estall, Labour internal affairs spokesperson Trevor Mallard said today.
The ACT Party, which the polls now say is the third party and rising rapidly, is requesting a review of the fairness of the broadcasting allocations.
Labour MP Tariana Turia says she was approached on behalf of independent Maori candidate Derek Fox at least three times to sound out what, if any, future Mr Fox had within Labour.
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"Today's announcement by Bendon is to be deeply regretted as, with unemployment already running at 7 percent in New Zealand, every job is precious," Labour Deputy Leader Michael Cullen said.
New research showing that many New Zealanders are suffering the health effects of food poverty, is a damning indictment of the Government's economic policies, says safe food campaigner and Green Party health spokesperson Sue Kedgley.