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Published: Wed 26 Jul 2000 04:37 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Minor Cabinet Reshuffle
Scoop Images: Parekura Takes His Seat
Scoop Opinion: As Fiji Deteriorates
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
Scoop World Links: Camp David & Concorde Crash
Scoop Images: Private Manning On His Way Home
Samuels Reveals Name Of Accuser
Fiji: Speight’s Parliament "A House Of Evil"
Dunne Warns Against Email Monitoring
Scoop IT: High Tech Team Up On 3D Graphics Online
Scoop Business: Trade Balance Improving
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Changing The Guard..Horomia And Samuels
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00123.htm
Dover Samuels On The Offensive
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Private Manning On His Way Home
TOP SCOOPS
Minor Cabinet Reshuffle
- Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced that Hon Parekura Horomia had officially assumed his responsibilities as Minister of Maori Affairs, following the signing of his ministerial warrant by the Governor General at Government House. See... PM: Minor reallocation of Cabinet responsiblities [1] and Updated Ministerial List - Who Does What [2] , both in the Parliament wire. Reaction: - PHILLIDA BUNKLE - Bunkle Delighted With Change [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00417.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00416.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00414.htm
Scoop Images: Parekura Takes His Seat
- Yesterday first-time MP Parekura Horomia took his new seat in Parliament as Minister Of Maori Affairs after he replaced the scandal-plagued former Minister, Dover Samuels. Images from IMAGE TIME See... Scoop Images: Horomia Takes His Place As Minister [1] in the Headlines wire. Also see... Parekura Horomia appointed Maori Affairs Minister [2] in the Parliament wire. Alliance Candidate for the position Sandra Lee [3] , ACT Maori Affairs spokeswoman Donna Awatere Huata [4] and the 25 iwi represented by the Treaty Tribes Coalition [5] have all offered their congratulations to Horomia.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00127.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00390.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00396.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00400.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00095.htm
Scoop Opinion: As Fiji Deteriorates
- As the hostage takers, the President and the military haggle over the composition of the new interim government in Suva, the country seems, from an outsider's perspective, to be slowly slipping towards a form of low-level guerrilla or revolutionary warfare. Ross Nepia Hinemoa, editor of a Maori news site, writes. See... FIJI: Towards Guerilla Warfare [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00128.htm
Scoop Is In The House
- Today's Questions concern: Adult Literacy – Dover Samuels And Al Morrison – John Tamihere – Housing Women’s Refuges – Humans, Cows And Maori – Homework Centres – Rural NZ – Heart Of The Nation – Pacific Island Consultations – Maternity Care – Construction Contracts - ERB . See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – July 26 [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00129.htm
Scoop World Links: Camp David & Concorde Crash
- Breaking news stories this morning. A Concorde has crashed taking off from Charles De Gaulle Airport in Paris killing at least 113 - and the Peace Talks at Camp David have come to an end without a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians. See... NEWSFLASH LINKS: Concorde Crash – Peace Talks Off [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00125.htm
Scoop Images: Private Manning On His Way Home
- Carried from East Timor on board a Royal New Zealand Air Force C130 Hercules, the body of the soldier killed in action yesterday, Private Leonard Manning, Bravo Company, 2nd 1st Battalion Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment, arrives in Darwin this afternoon. See... Scoop Images: Private Manning On His Way Home [1] in the Headlines wire. Meanwhile, pressure must be put on the Indonesian government to deal with rogue military elements in West Timor after the killing says Green MP Keith Locke. See... Greens say Goff must put pressure on Indonesia [2] in the Parliament wire. The Indonesia Human Rights Committee echoes the call. See... Government should be stronger in its condemnation [3] in the International wire. Also see the Prime Minister's Statement [4] to the family of Private Leonard Manning.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00124.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00405.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00133.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00385.htm
Samuels Reveals Name Of Accuser
- Rape Crisis said that Dover Samuels had misused his position as a Member of Parliament by disclosing the name of the young woman concerned in the House today. See... Rape Crisis - Misuse of Parliamentary Privilege [1] in the Politics wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00102.htm
Fiji: Speight’s Parliament "A House Of Evil"
- Fiji's Parliament has been dubbed the "house of evil" in a banner headline in the Daily Post today and reporters said used condoms and women's undergarments were strewn in almost all its offices. See... FIJI: Parliament dubbed 'House of evil' [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00135.htm
Dunne Warns Against Email Monitoring
- United New Zealand leader, Peter Dunne, is extremely wary of Government plans to allow interception of e-mail correspondence. See... E-Mail Interception Plans Step Down Slippery Slope [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00411.htm
Scoop IT: High Tech Team Up On 3D Graphics Online
– “The Intel Internet 3D Graphics-enhanced Shockwave Player will enable the next generation of bandwidth-friendly, high quality interactive games, engaging entertainment, and more intuitive online shopping.” For more, see... Intel & Macromedia Team Up For 3D Technology [1] in the Business wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00133.htm
Trade Balance Improving
- Statistics NZ reported a provisional trade deficit of $52m for the month of June compared with a revised surplus of $192m in May. The annual deficit was $3,189 in June, compared with $3,328 in May. See... Deutsch Bank Analysis [1] and Statistics NZ Release [2] in the Business wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00132.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00130.htm
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