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Published: Tue 17 Oct 2000 03:47 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
Sludge Report: A Trio Of Economic Heresies
Cabinet Approves NZ Peace Deployment To Solomons
Goff Confident Kidnapped Kiwi Is OK
David Miller: USS Cole Attack, Terrorism In The 21st Century
Drop In Business Confidence
Asian Sharemarkets Looking Unhealthy
Dollar Plumbing New Depths
Anderton Praises Controversial Youth Suicide Programme
Talk-Fest Won’t Help NZ Businesses
Warriors Deal Sealed
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Making Waves
TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
- Today’s questions concerned the subjects of: Solomons Peace Keeping – Inflation – People’s Bank – Business Confidence - Buddle Finlay’s Bills – Parental Leave – Maori Fisheries Allocation – Takeovers Code – Police Car Chases – Backdoor Inflation (Packaging) – Income Related Rents – Marine Reserves – Singapore Free Trade Agreement . See… SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –17 October [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00099.htm
Sludge Report: A Trio Of Economic Heresies
- IN THIS EDITION: Setting The Scene: Stockmarkets Mark the 13th Anniversary Of The 1987 Crash - Heresy 1: An Explanation For The Vegetative State of the Domestic NZ Economy – Ugly Monetary Aggregates - Heresy 2: Buying Tranz Rail - Heresy 3: Henry the VIth Bananas, And OPEC’s Bank Proposal. See... Sludge Report #34 – A Trio Of Economic Heresies [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00098.htm
Cabinet Approves NZ Peace Deployment To Solomons
- Cabinet has approved in principle that New Zealand should participate in an international peace monitoring team in the Solomon Islands, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Phil Goff said this afternoon. See... NZ Peace Monitoring Team To Solomons Approved [1] . See also... Downer Welcomes Signing Of Solomons Peace Deal [2] REACTION - ACT - ACT Seeks Urgent Debate On Solomons Deployment [3] - NATS - Solomons Deployment Seems Appropriate [4]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00092.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00105.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00325.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00324.htm
Goff Confident Kidnapped Kiwi Is OK
- Hopes are high that a New Zealander and four other hostages kidnapped in Ecuador are unhurt, Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Phil Goff said this afternoon. See... Goff Says Kidnapped NZer Is Probably Unharmed [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00093.htm
David Miller: USS Cole Attack, Terrorism In The 21st Century
- While much of the world’s attention has been focused on the crisis in the Middle East and the change of government in Yugoslavia over the past week, the attack on the USS Cole while on a refuelling stop in Aden has once again thrown the spotlight on International Terrorism. See... David Miller Online: The USS Cole attack [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00095.htm
Drop In Business Confidence
- This Bulletin summarises information from the WestpacTrust quarterly survey of manufacturers opinion prepared for the Manufacturers Federation by the New Zealand Institute for Economic research (NZIER). The survey is based upon the NZIER’s Quarterly Survey ... See... WestpacTrust Manufacturers Business Confidence [1] and Activity Outlook Positive, But Not For Profits [2] . See also Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion (QSBO) [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00129.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00128.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00126.htm
Asian Sharemarkets Looking Unhealthy
- Plunging stock markets in Asia means trouble again with some markets shedding between one-third and one-half of their value. Compounding Asia's problem is the weakness on Wall Street and surging oil prices. John Howard reports. See... Asian Sharemarkets In A Bad Way [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00096.htm
Dollar Plumbing New Depths
- The New Zealand dollar has reached new lows against the US dollar, trading as low as US49. 42 cents this morning. At 11:45am the dollar had recovered slightly and was trading at US39.51 cents. Links to dollar in motion - (Yahoo!- USD CROSS [1] )
[1] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1=NZD=USD
Anderton Praises Controversial Youth Suicide Programme
- Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton believes a TV3 programme on youth suicide will make a very helpful contribution to the issue. See... Youth Suicide Programme 'Helpful' [1] See also ... TV Programme Confronts Youth Suicide [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00334.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00337.htm
Talk-Fest Won’t Help NZ Businesses
- “The country’s businesses and employers need much more than a charm offensive and a talk-fest from this Government,” National Finance spokesperson Bill English said today. See... Business Need More Than A Charm Offensive [1] . See also Canterbury Gets Raw Deal Over Govt Business Forum [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00322.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00323.htm
Warriors Deal Sealed
- Auckland, 16 October 2000 – The sale of the Auckland Warriors rugby league club was completed this afternoon. See... Warriors Transaction Completed [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00131.htm
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