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Published: Wed 21 Jun 2000 04:22 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Samuels Denies Sex Allegations
Will Coasters Back Jim’s Bank?
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
Budget Doesn’t Help The BOP – Greens
Scoop Business: Comings And Goings – But Not To Fiji
Scoop World: Cargo Of Death, 2nd Suspect Arrested
Rankin - 'I'm Still In Control'
Scoop Arts: Loop & The B-net Music Awards
FIJI COUP
It’s All Due To Speight
Scoop Opinion: A New Fijian Government
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Dover Samuels...Stood Down...Denies Allegations
TOP SCOOPS
Samuels Denies Sex Allegations
- The Minister Of Maori Affairs Dover Samuels has strongly denied accusations made against him for sexual misconduct and says he will step down from his ministerial duties while the matter is investigated by police. See... NEWSFLASH: Samuels Denies Sex Allegations [1] in the Headlines wire. For an earlier report see...NEWSFLASH: Dover Samuels Stood Down [2] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00085.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00084.htm
Will Coasters Back Jim’s Bank?
- Deputy Prime Minister, Jim Anderton said today he would be personally delighted if West Coast council's invested some of their $120 million in the Government's new peoples bank. Dr Cullen seemed to agree. John Howard reports. See... Anderton Looks For Backers On The West Coast [1] in the Headlines wire
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00088.htm
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
- Today's Questions concern: Speakers Ruling On Personal Explanations - WINZ Inquiry – Health Spending - Toothfish – ERB Changes – Fiji Coup – Native Logging In Southland – Minister For Auckland – Research And Development Vision - Children And Family Services - Asset Testing – Student Fees – WINZ Inquiry - Dover Samuels. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day June 21 [1] in the Headlines wire. To subscribe to receive the questions and answers by email...click HERE [2] .
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00086.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/cgi-bin/newsagent/new_user.cgi?form=home
Budget Doesn’t Help The BOP – Greens
- The first budget of the new Labour led Government represents a turning point for New Zealand. While the budget isn’t perfect it is at least heading in the right direction in many respects and is a marked contrast to National’s nine disastrous efforts. See... Budget doesn’t tackle BOP crisis - Rod Donald [1] in the Parliament wire
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00468.htm
Scoop Business: Comings And Goings – But Not To Fiji
– Statistics New Zealand has released the latest overseas travel figures which showed that New Zealand residents departed on 106,210 short-term overseas trips in May 2000, up 9,680 or 10 per cent on May 1999. Bucking the trend numbers to crisis-ridden Fiji have halved. See... NZ Visitors to Fiji Down 20 Per Cent [1] . Meanwhile an NZ tourism group are optimistic about our visitor arrivals figures also released today. See... Visitor Stats More Good News [2] both in the Business wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0006/S00128.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0006/S00127.htm
Scoop World: Cargo Of Death, 2nd Suspect Arrested
- Police arrested a second suspect in the deaths of 58 Chinese illegal immigrants and a Chinese refugee came forward Tuesday to say his cousin called repeatedly during a four-month odyssey from China through Russia and into Western Europe. See... Scoop Link: 2 Arrested in British Truck Deaths [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00116.htm
Rankin - 'I'm Still In Control'
– WINZ Boss Christine Rankin says she does not consider her control of the department has been weakened by changes announced by the Government yesterday. Work & Income Minister Steve Maharey made the announcement. See... Rankin Upbeat About WINZ Changes [1] in the Headlines wire. Also see... Govt. Responds To The WINZ Inquiry [2] . The Green Party and the PSA have also come out in support of the changes, while ACT and National slam them. - NATIONAL - Drivel doesn't justify high cost of WINZ review [3] - ACT - Government WINZ Response PR Exercise As Predicted [4] - GREENS - Response to WINZ report on the right track [5] - PSA - PSA – change for the better [6]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00087.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00458.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00459.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00464.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00462.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00078.htm
Scoop Arts: Loop & The B-net Music Awards
- Finalists have been announced for the third annual b.net radio network New Zealand Music Awards, to be presented on August 26 at The Powerstation in Auckland. 18 of these awards are decided by public vote, so get yourselves to http://www.b-net.co.nz [1] . See... AMPLITUDE - The LOOP Music Emailer [2] in the Art & Culture wire.
[1] - http://www.b-net.co.nz
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0006/S00028.htm
FIJI COUP
It’s All Due To Speight
- A Catholic priest has appealed to Fiji Islanders to "put the blame squarely" on coup leaders and their supporters, not those calling for trade bans or other strong measures. See... Put Blame Where It Belongs: Priest [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00114.htm
Scoop Opinion: A New Fijian Government
- There will soon be an appointed new interim government to replace the elected one of Mahendra Chaudhry. Terrorist leader George Speight has suggested names for the new administration. The army has put out another list. See... 'The facade of democracy' [1] . It is wrong to say the 1997 constitution has failed when it has not been fully tried out, says reverend Akuila Yabaki, executive director of the Citizens' Constitutional Forum, reports the Daily Post. See... Abaki Defends 1997 Constitution [2] both in the International wire
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00110.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00111.htm
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