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Scoop visits Peter Jackson's Camperdown studios: Welcome To Camperdown - Camperdown Carpark - The Gates Of Camperdown -
(Los Angeles, October 7, 1999) – The Lord of the Rings film trilogy begins principal photography in Wellington, New
Zealand, on October 11, 1999, under the direction of Peter Jackson, it was jointly announced today by Robert Shaye,
Chairman and Chief ...
This morning Radio New Zealand’s Kim Hill interviewed a fellow radio personality – Radio Pacific’s “Banksie”, retiring
National MP for Whangarei and former Police Minister Hon. John Banks. As usual Kim did not take too long to cut to the
Fifteen minutes into the second half of the World Cup rugby clash at Twickenham London a timewarp appeared to take the
game back four years to the 1995 World Cup Semi-final in which brilliant All Black wing Jonah Lomu exploded over Jeremy
Guscott and then ...
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Three days after the Paddington rail crash in England, the mobile telephones inside the carriages may have finally
stopped ringing. This provides some relief for the search teams, but not much. John Howard reports.
Australian special forces and navy divers have been carrying out covert operations in East Timor since April in a
provocative move that prompted warnings from Jakarta. John Howard reports.
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The last week of the 1996-1999 Parliament comes to an end....EXTENDED BULLETIN
Soldiers, rifles at the ready, are walking leafy streets and smiling at ragged children. Aid agencies, under heavily
armed guard, are distributing food, tents and medicines. Refugees from the hills are trickling back into Dili, but there
are not nearly as ...
Today Rape Crisis applauded the decision made by the Advertising Standards Complaints Board to uphold the complaint
against the Levis Original Sin commercial widely screened on New Zealand television and cinema screens.
National MP David Carter has got it wrong when he claims that I have withdrawn from the race for the Banks Peninsula
seat in this election, says Green Party MP Rod Donald.
"I'm disappointed Rod Donald is throwing the towel in without a contest. He was a likeable character and he has
certainly made an impression on New Zealand politics," says Banks Peninsula MP David Carter.
"The Alliance forge ahead into a whole new galaxy of politically correct absurdity, boldly going where no man has gone
before," said Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath. "Phillida Bunkle is now the self-proclaimed battler for 'ugly
'Fat pigs' is how Sandra Lee's tertiary education flyer labels taxpayers, and Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath
demands an explanation.
Scoop's West Coast correspondent John Howard finds lessons in Bill Clinton's musings on Quebec and East Timor for New
Zealand's increasingly embattled West Coasters.
Transcript of actual radio conversation of US Naval Forces operating off the Canadian coast of Newfoundland.
Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today called on ACT Leader Richard Prebble to withdraw a statement supporting
genetically engineered kiwifruit.
"Labour is covertly entering into electoral deals with the Greens and the Alliance, despite Helen Clark's earlier
assurances that such accommodations by Labour would not be entered into," says Banks Peninsula MP David Carter.
Victoria University of Wellington's academics again went on strike this afternoon, despite expressions of concern from
staff and students over the impact their action was having on exam preparations.