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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.
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
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.
Labour has been given a message by the latest TV3 C.M Research Poll. It needs the Green Party in Parliament to become
Government. And National is short of gaining a majority as ACT lags in the polls. The gap between the two major parties
is closing. ...
Labour’s Coromandel candidate Margaret Hawkeswood has ruled out any electoral accomodation in the Coromandel, despite
the latest poll showing Labour will need the Greens to form a new government.
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.
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 ...
The Electoral Commission has designed a special “Virtual Election” web page on the Internet that allows people to
calculate the number of seats each political party can gain in the coming election based on the range of figures entered
by the person ...
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.
McGillicuddy Serious announced plans for a total overhaul of New Zealand’s artichoke marketing bodies today. The
announcement is part of the party’s flagship agricultural policy.
Labour Leader Helen Clark today welcomed the decision to raise the daily allowance payments to New Zealand
peace-keepers in East Timor.
Get ready to indulge. Today, Scoop Auckland takes a look at the on-water palaces which are fast gathering around the
viaduct basin. Here's all you need to know about Superyachts.
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.
"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
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Not enough that Ireland’s business elite stands accused of dodging hundreds of millions worth of punts in taxes, the
country’s colourful former leader Charles Haughey has been exposed as a wasteful and vain shopaholic. Stefan Wolf
reports from Ireland.
Many people think of New Zealand as finishing at the shoreline. But the truth is, our country extends well beyond the
beach, and those areas hold a colossal amount of valuable resources.