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Published: Thu 7 Sep 2000 04:30 PM
JUST POLITICS
Dairy Board Warned
Grocery Economics
Who Gets Which Fish
Get It Right At Home First, Says Shipley
PM Says Shipley Is Making Things Up Again
Mallard Upbeat On The Trade Deficit
Dover Samuels Affair
Greens On The H-Word
Maori Constituency Empowering Bill
TOP SCOOPS
Sludge Report: Blood Red Justice At Mangaroa
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
The Massacre Of Atambua
Scoop Oopinion: Eco-Economy – Alchemic Economics
Scoop Opinion: Rankin – Tarania Taken Seriously
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JUST POLITICS
Dairy Board Warned
- With all the uncertainty in the dairy industry at the moment farmers should be wary of the dairy companies and dairy board investing their money offshore, said ACT MP and dairy farmer Penny Webster. See... ACT Urges Caution In Overseas Dairy Investments [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00114.htm
Grocery Economics
- Families' grocery bills are sky-rocketing under the Labour-Alliance Government, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today. Families' grocery bills sky-rocket under Labour [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00113.htm
Who Gets Which Fish
- Minister of Fisheries Pete Hodgson today announced fisheries management changes for the new fishing year beginning on 1 October 2000. See... Fisheries sustainability decisions for 2000-2001 [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00112.htm
Get It Right At Home First, Says Shipley
- It is extraordinary for the Prime Minister to attack Australia for its handling of indigenous people when she is handling race relations so poorly at home, Opposition leader Jenny Shipley said today. See... Keep your eye on New Zealand, Helen [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00084.htm
PM Says Shipley Is Making Things Up Again
- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that Mrs Shipley’s claim that she had attacked Australia on its handling of indigenous people is simply bizarre. See... Shipley making things up [1] $13 Million Flood Compensation Package Unveiled - The Government and Contact Energy today signed a Deed formalising joint contributions to address flood problems in Alexandra and surrounding areas. See... Govt and Contact sign Alexandra flood Deed [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00109.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00106.htm
Mallard Upbeat On The Trade Deficit
- The continued steady reduction in the trade deficit was welcomed today by acting Finance Minister Trevor Mallard. See... Reduction in trade deficit welcome [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00105.htm
Dover Samuels Affair
- “I believe Parliament should move on. I reluctantly issue a press statement to refute the personal attacks that have been made on me, said ACT Leader, Hon Richard Prebble. See... Dover Samuels Affair [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00085.htm
Greens On The H-Word
- “Has the Minister seen the comments on the Waitangi Tribunal report on the Taranaki claim, which first used the word “holocaust,” by the Hon. John Luxton, National Minister of Maori Affairs and the Hon. Doug Graham… See... Jeanette Fitzsimmons "H" Word Question [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00089.htm
Maori Constituency Empowering Bill
- Mr Speaker I move, that the Bay of Plenty Regional Council (Maori Constituency Empowering) Bill be now read a first time. See... Bay of Plenty Regional Council Bill [1] MORE NZ FIRST - Separatist Homelands To Be Set Up In Northland [2] ACT - Racial roll: wrong answer to the right question [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00082.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00080.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00086.htm
POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
Sludge Report: Blood Red Justice At Mangaroa
- In Today's Edition: Evening Post At It Again - Mobsters Receive Nine Rapes Worth Of Justice For a Few Bruises See... Sludge Report #27 - Nine Rapes Worth Of Justice? [1] see also... Crown apology for incidents at Mangaroa [2] for the Crown apology for the Mangaroa assaults.
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00032.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00107.htm
Scoop Is In The House
- Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm. See... Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 7 September [1] see also... Yesterday's Questions and Answers [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00102.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00027.htm
The Massacre Of Atambua
- 6 September -- Militia opposed to independence of East Timor attacked today the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in West Timor, killing at least three relief workers. See…Three UN aid workers killed in militia attack [1] and ETAN Calls UN Deaths In West Timor Preventable [2] FULL COVERAGE: - NZ GOVT- PM and Wahid discuss West Timor killings [3] - NZ GOVT - International praise for NZ rescue mission [4]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00039.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00043.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00110.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00108.htm
Scoop Oopinion: Eco-Economy – Alchemic Economics
- Scoop readers are invited to guess the source of this quote from the Book, New Zealand 2001 , published in 1981…. See... Eco- Economy: Alchemists should depart the stage [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00031.htm
Scoop Opinion: Rankin – Tarania Taken Seriously
- Tariana Turia's controversial comments about Maori being victims of “post-colonial traumatic stress disorder” and her analogy between the holocaust and the fate of Taranaki Maori raise a number of issues and deserve to be taken seriously. See... Rankin: Conquest and Trauma in our Archipelago [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00030.htm
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