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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.
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.
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….
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:
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.
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
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.
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.
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 ...
"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.
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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.
"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.
Fire Service – Prefu – Prefu Reaction – Job Losses – Train Crash – Indonesia – Netanyahu – Stagecoach Strike – Boer War
– Frigate Waikato
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.
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.
John Luxton's response to the announcement yesterday that up to 300 clothing workers will lose their jobs is arrogant
and cruel, says Green Party Co-Leader Rod Donald.
A group of young National Party members and supporters have put together a "no crap" website, designed by young people
for young people. The website at www.nocrap.org.nz is designed to show that politics need not be boring and a "turn off"