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Published: Tue 13 Nov 2001 09:14 AM
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1: Auckland Grammar Turns to NetMaster
Auckland, November 8 2001 - Every school, even one as prestigious as Auckland Grammar, needs to know where the costs fall, and this includes Internet bills. Staff need to accurately monitor the school’s Internet traffic volumes and destinations, as ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00016.htm
2: Scoop Link: BBC On GW Bush - Bin Laden Connection
The following is the first part of a transcript of a BBC Newsnight programme broadcast on November 6th concerning problems the FBI has been having with investigating certain Saudi citizens and their connections in their efforts to combat terror in the US. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00073.htm
3: Guest Opinion: Who Is Salman Rushdie?
A few weeks ago, infamous author Salman Rushdie published an article, which was carried by various media, in which he attempted to explain his personal theory of Islamism and its relevance to the events of the past two months. Perhaps feeling vindicated ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00071.htm
4: Oracle Delivers A First In J2EE With New Java Tool
Oracle Corp., the world's largest enterprise software company, today announced that it will complete delivery of its Oracle9i generation of technology with Oracle9i Jdeveloper: a major Java tool innovation that offers application developers unprecedented ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00018.htm
5: BBC Transcript Of Osama Bin Laden Statement
Transcript Of Message From Shaykh Usaamah Ibn Laadin (Osama bin Laden) broadcast November 3rd by Al-Jazeera satellite television channel
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00049.htm
6: Scoop Images: "CNN - Half The News, All The Time"
Saturday, Nov. 10 - 100 people came out for a CNN protest march and rally. Three were arrested and remain in jail.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00074.htm
7: Stateside with Rosalea: What You Lookin' At?
The last book I bought before moving to the States two years ago was John O'Shea's collection of memories and documents 'Don't Let it Get You'. I figured that if the living ever got too un-easy here I could open it up, put on the soundtrack album ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00069.htm
8: Anti-WTO Group Says "We Told You So"
Anti-WTO Group Says "We Told You So" As Mad Mike Sweats In Qatar - News that World Trade Organisation Director-General and former Christchurch MP is "nervous" as the WTO Ministerial Meeting begins in Doha, Qatar comes as no surprise to GATT Watchdog.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00067.htm
9: HARD NEWS 9/11 - What Are You People Fighting For?
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so it is week four or week five of the bombing? I've lost count. Having convinced the world it was to undertake a police action, the American government is running a so-called War on Terror that still does not appear capable ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00062.htm
10: Fiji Television labels documentary 'unbalanced'
SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Television will not be airing new local documentary by Senator 'Atu Emberson-Bain and Michael Rokotuiviwa Preston because the company "feels that it's not up to journalistic standard", reports the Sun newspaper.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00065.htm
11: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 12 Nov
Helen Clark's first action to protect her Associate Corrections Minister was to tell staff in the Police and Corrections departments that if they spoke to the media, it would not be a career-enhancing move. So they are talking to the Letter.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00222.htm
12: 10th Mountain Division Soldiers - Uzbekistan
DoD News Briefing Soldiers Of The 10th Mountain Division - Uzbekistan Friday, November 2, 2001 - 10:00 a.m. EST
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00076.htm
13: Image: Stop The War poster
If you've been keeping up with online independent media, you will have noticed the lack of balanced information about the attacks in Afghanistan coming through New Zealand TV, radio and print mass media sources.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00063.htm
14: Scoop Images: Anti-War Protest In NYC
A night out protesting in the big apple..
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00070.htm
15: Dear PM: Eliminating Terrorists & their Associates
I attach information sufficient to identify a woman whom I think you wish to kill. Or perhaps you wish to kill only her sons or some of her associates. She clearly identifies herself as a harbourer of some people who qualify as terrorists in terms ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00070.htm
16: Entrepreneurial Biotech Company Wows Audience
A2 Corporation received strong international interest in the commercialisation of A2 milk, as a result of the IDF World Dairy Summit held in Auckland last week.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00015.htm
17: Not so "free" internet service costs Clear $15,000
Claims that were liable to mislead consumers over its "free" internet service have cost Clear Communications $15,000 in the North Shore District Court.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00087.htm
18: The GW Bush - Osama Bin Laden Connection
EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00108.htm
19: Kiwi Bank Identity Cause For Concern
The similarity between the recently launched Kiwi Bank identity and one launched 18 months ago for AgResearch has raised alarm bells with a leading New Zealand brand identity and design specialist.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00097.htm
20: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition
… what one prominent Australian politician, retiring Victorian State MP, Mark Birrell has to say about the state of the Trans-Tasman relationship, some fresh headaches for the nuclear industry and some seriously sensible commentary on Maori Knowledge ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00061.htm
21: Research Shows Women Choose Vanity Over Health
Research released today indicates 34 percent of New Zealand women aged 18 to 39 years of age forgo breakfast to spend more time in the shower, putting on make-up and deciding what to wear in the mornings.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0111/S00019.htm
22: National welcomes Australian election result
Bill English today spoke to John Howard to congratulate him on his victory in the Australian election.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00210.htm
23: Scoop Images: GE Free Cuba And Street Party
After leaving the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and trade the carnival made its way across town to Cuba Street (with the occasional incident along the way outside Starmart oulets) to Cuba Mall where an Anti-GE rally was held. Finally the group moved up ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00066.htm
24: Leading US Education Innovator To Visit NZ
Professor Benno Schmidt, internationally renowned educationalist and outspoken defender of freedom of expression and liberal education, will visit New Zealand next month as a guest of the New Zealand Business Roundtable.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0111/S00027.htm
25: 'Leading the world' in pushing a flawed idea
There is no need for New Zealand to lead the world in hampering trade agreements says Business New Zealand.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00076.htm
26: NZ Takes Centre Stage At World Congress On IT 2002
Auckland, November 12 2001-- New Zealand Government and industry bodies are teaming up to host part of next year’s World Congress on Information Technology, to be held in Adelaide and opened by former US president Bill Clinton.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00095.htm
27: Kyoto Protocol - At What Cost?
The New Zealand Government has embarked on a consultation process that will inform Cabinet decisions leading to ratification of the Kyoto Protocol next year.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00064.htm
28: Scoop Feedback: More Views On The War
In This Edition: Re: HARD NEWS - Selling The War
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00072.htm
29: Headlines From The NZ Business Times
The Commerce Commission is investigating allegations of collusion during a tender of lucrative Auckland City Council rubbish disposal contracts earlier this year. The Commerce Commission probe comes as Auckland City Council also faces a multi-million ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0111/S00009.htm
30: Bin Laden Met with the CIA in July and Walked Away
FTW, November 2, 2001 – 1200 PST -- On October 31, the French daily Le Figaro dropped a bombshell. While in a Dubai hospital receiving treatment for a chronic kidney infection last July, Osama bin Laden met with a top CIA official - presumably the Chief of ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00077.htm
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