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Published: Fri 28 Jul 2000 02:29 PM
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Hard News Is Here!
More Money For Kiwi Mussos
NZ More Confident – But Still A Bit Gloomy
Upton On The Treaty
GE Food Labeling Decision Today
Speechifying…
Ecstatic Vomiting - Not The BOMB! For Some
Scoop World: Solomons Hijacking
FIJI FULL COVERAGE
Call For Fiji Police Chief’s Resignation
Speight May Face Treason Charges
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Hard News Is Here!
- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... or might I say, let us operationalise the morning in a win-win way. Yes, it turns out that the new Minister of Maori Affairs is a native speaker of bureaucratese. See... HARD NEWS 28/7/00 - Flashes of Lucidity [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00138.htm
More Money For Kiwi Mussos
Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Helen Clark, said today that the New Zealand On Air Fourth Phase project will enable New Zealanders to hear more of their own music on the nation's airwaves. See... New Zealand On Air project boosts NZ music [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00472.htm
NZ More Confident – But Still A Bit Gloomy
“The recent pick-up in business confidence reflects the underlying strength in the economy and should continue as the export recovery gathers momentum,” Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today. See... Confidence rebound should continue – Cullen [1] in the Parliament wire. - DEUTSCHE BANK - NBNZ Business Confidence Survey - July 2000 [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00471.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00146.htm
Upton On The Treaty
- The Treaty of Waitangi is 160 years young and only beginning to hit its straps in terms of its ability to influence our national destiny in ways entirely unforeseen by its reckless early Victorian signatories. Upton-on-line: Treaty Troubles [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00463.htm
GE Food Labeling Decision Today
- Health Ministers from Australia and New Zealand are attending their annual conference in Wellington New Zealand. See... Health Ministers attend annual conference [1] in the Parliament wire. The Government looks ready to betray consumers by breaking their election promise to label all GE food, says Green Party Health Spokesperson Sue Kedgley. See... Govt. ready to betray consumers on GE labelling [2] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00462.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00447.htm
Speechifying…
See... NZ Broadcasting School - Hon. Marian Hobbs Speech [1] -NZ Engineering Union Conference – Hon. Margaret Wilson [2] , both in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00468.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00466.htm
Ecstatic Vomiting - Not The BOMB! For Some
- The stimulant “herbal ecstasy” has been associated with adverse effects, including vomiting, dizziness, palpitations, and sleeplessness, according to a paper in today's issue of the New Zealand Medical Journal. See... Paper warns of 'herbal ecstasy' side-effects [1] in the General wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0007/S00057.htm
Scoop World: Solomons Hijacking
- Three armed men of Malaita ethnic origin hijacked a Japanese fishing boat belonging to the Solomon Taiyo fishing company in Western Province and took it to Honiara yesterday. See... SOLOMON IS: Armed men hijack Sol Taiyo boat [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00156.htm
FIJI FULL COVERAGE
- This morning the post-coup Fijian President has sworn in a new interim government for Fiji. Speight sympathisers named among the cabinet lineup announced last week have been removed - otherwise the lineup is identical. Meanwhile the two NZ pilots who had been held hostage have just been released
Call For Fiji Police Chief’s Resignation
- SUVA: A group of Fiji's influential organisations is calling on interim President Ratu Josefa Iloilo for the resignation of Police Commissioner Isikia Savua over his alleged failure to curb lawlessness and widespread crimes committed in the country ... See... Call For Fiji Police Chief To Step Down [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00155.htm
Speight May Face Treason Charges
- SUVA: Rebel leader George Speight and his supporters may be charged for the act of treason after they were detained at the Fiji military barracks in Suva yesterday. See... FIJI: Speight may face treason charge [1] in the International wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00154.htm
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