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aus.* Newsgroup Administration 
Provides the definitive list of all newsgroups in aus.* (Australia) including charters, voting instructions and information on creation of new aus.* newsgroups.
http://aus.news-admin.org/
ca.* 
The California Usenet Project is an effort to coordinate the ca.* hierarchy (California, United States). Lists of newsgroups, charters, and plans.
http://www.sbay.org/ca/
dk.* 
Information for news administrators about the dk.* hierarchy (Danish newsgroups), including public PGP key, current checkgroups message and archived control messages.
http://usenet.dk/dk-admin/
europa.* 
International newsgroups hierarchy for topics covering the continent of Europe.
http://www.europa.usenet.eu.org/
italia.* 
List of sites carrying italia.* hierarchy (regional/local groups within Italy; it.* is for other Italian groups). Config files for your newsserver. Complete listing of all newsgroups in the italia.* hierarchy their charters.
http://news.cineca.it/italia/index-eng.html
japan.* 
One of the hierarchies for Japan (along with fj.*). Checkgroups, sample control.ctl entry, policies.
http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~AE5T-KSN/japan-e.html
nj.* 
New Jersey, United States. Rules, checkgroups, administration, list of groups.
http://www.exit109.com/~jeremy/nj/
Regional Newsgroup Hierarchies 
From Dan Kegel. Lists various hierarchies, including some for which there is just an (old) checkgroups, rather than an official web page.
http://www.alumni.caltech.edu/~dank/us.config/
sbay.* 
South Bay (San Jose and nearby areas, about 50 miles south of San Francisco), California, United States. Charters, policies, group list.
http://www.sbay.org/sbay-newsgroups.html
se.* 
Information for news administrators about the se.* hierarchy (Swedish), including public PGP key and current checkgroups message. How to create groups in the se.* hierarchy and how to get a feed. The deal with swnet.* (an old Swedish hierarchy).
http://www.usenet-se.net/index_eng.html
us.* 
Policies, lists of groups for us.* (United States).
http://www.usenetnews.us/
Usenet II 
The net.* hierarchy is based on the concept of "sound sites". The goal is to create a new Usenet as free as possible from spam and other maladies.
http://www.usenet2.org/
Usenet Volunteer Votetakers 
Group that administers the votes used in the Big 8 hierarchy to decide whether to create a newsgroup. Policies, vote-counting software, and status on current/upcoming/recent votes. The Big 8 is comp.*, humanities.*, misc.*, news.*, rec.*, sci.*,
http://www.uvv.org/
wales.* hierarchy 
Hierarchy for Wales, in the United Kingdom. Information about the committee which runs wales.*. Policies, lists of groups, frequently asked questions.
http://www.wales-usenet.org/