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Published: Mon 28 Aug 2000 05:01 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Jesusify Your Scoop
Scoop Opinion: Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
Scoop Opinion: Communication And The Value Of The Kiwi
Scoop Opinion: John Howard Ponders The Mission Of The Kursk
Rugby And League Roundup: NRL Grand Final And NPC Feature Match, Wellington Vs. Northland
Ministers Diaries
No Tax Windfall From Higher Petrol Prices
Are We Losing ground On Sustainability?
Hamilton City Council In GE Ethics Tangle
Scoop Arts: Very Serious Comedy 3
Scoop Arts: Opera At Duke Of Marlborough Hotel
International News Roundup
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Jesusify Your Scoop
- Scoop invites its readers to see its Holy side. Click ...HERE... [1] .
[1] - http://www.askjesus.org/ask.cgi?http://scoop.co.nz/welcome.htm
Scoop Opinion: Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
- Don Brash is reported to be resigned to the dollar's fall. Earlier this year the Reserve Bank sent signals that it would raise interest rates hoping to support the dollar. In the past the market adjusted to such signals. See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00535.htm
Scoop Opinion: Communication And The Value Of The Kiwi
- United States Federal Reserve chairman, Alan Greenspan, defended globalistion on Friday but warned that latent forces of protectionism and state intervention may reassert themselves. Meanwhile here in NZ there are also communication problems. See... Howard's End: The Importance Of Communication [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00147.htm
Scoop Opinion: John Howard Ponders The Mission Of The Kursk
- While we mourn the death of the crew of the Russian submarine Kursk and we ponder the non-future of our own maritime submarine surveillance role, we should reflect on exactly what Kursk's mission was. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: The Mission Of The Kursk [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00146.htm
Rugby And League Roundup: NRL Grand Final And NPC Feature Match, Wellington Vs. Northland
– BRISBANE proved their tag as the leagues “dominant force” and farewelled Bronco legends Kevin Walters and Michael Hancock in style by beating Sydney City 14-6 in Sunday's league Grand Final at Stadium Australia. NRL Grand Final Brisbane Broncos versus Sydney [1] NPC Welington versus Northland [2] Scoop Images: Lions versus Northland [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00145.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00144.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00143.htm
Ministers Diaries
- Michael Cullen – Jim Sutton - Trevor Mallard – Pete Hodgson – Paul Swain See... Minister’s Diaries [1] in the Headlines wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00148.htm
No Tax Windfall From Higher Petrol Prices
- “Rising petrol prices do not produce a tax windfall for the Government. They actually mean less revenue” Finance and Revenue Minister Michael Cullen said today. See... Higher Petrol Prices = Less Revenue For Government [1] in the Parliament wire. The Government's hand-washing on petrol prices is letting down New Zealanders who are really hurting, Opposition leader Jenny Shipley said today. See... Petrol Prices Hurting Kiwis - Wake Up To It [2] in the Parliament wire. See also.. NZ FIRST - Petrol Prices Means Huge Tax Windfall for Govt [3] .
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00531.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00538.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00539.htm
Are We Losing ground On Sustainability?
- NZ's energy system has never been sustainable - nowhere in the world has achieved that. But it did at one stage have some claim to being cleaner and greener than most. See... Energy Sustainability. Are we going backwards? [1] in the Parliament wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00533.htm
Hamilton City Council In GE Ethics Tangle
- The Green Party today questioned whether Hamilton residents are aware that their city council is a paid-up member of pro-GE lobby group Life Sciences Network. See... Hamilton City council tangled in GE ethics [1] in the Parliament wire. See … Green Party Omits To Tell The Whole Story [2] in the Politics wire for Life Sciences reaction.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00525.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00169.htm
Scoop Arts: Very Serious Comedy 3
- The last Very Serious Comedy on August 16 was such a success that Very Serious Productions, after a brief period of consideration, have elected to do another one. Isn't that jolly nice of us. See... Very Serious Comedy 3 [1] in the Art and Culture wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0008/S00043.htm
Scoop Arts: Opera At Duke Of Marlborough Hotel
- Following hard on the heels of the very successful Jazz Festival held recently at the Duke of Marlborough Hotel, the next exciting attraction is a performance by Opera Express on Saturday, 9 September. See... Opera in Romantic Russell [1] in the Art and Culture wire.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0008/S00040.htm
International News Roundup
- EAST TIMOR - TIMOR TODAY 28 AUGUST 2000 [1] - East Timor Vote Anniversary - Interviews Available [2] - IRAQ - US Veterans To Rebuild Iraqi Water Facilities [3] - AUSTRALIA LUCAS HEIGHTS REACTOR - SBS Debate: why do we need a nuclear reactor? [4] - Lucas Heights Reactor - Background From SBS [5] - GHANA - A middle-aged couple are today in prison in Ghana for protesting publicly about the abduction of their son by members of the presidential guard. See... Detention And Abduction With Impunity [6] - FIJI - FIJI: Daily Post group vows to speak out [7] - FIJI: Coalition threatens to take Speight to court [8] - FIJI: US clarifies stand over Fiji crisis [9] - FIJI: New intelligence unit planned [10] - USP student leader fined $150 for 'manhandling' [11]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00171.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00170.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00169.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00168.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00167.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00166.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00165.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00164.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00163.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00162.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00161.htm
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