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Published: Wed 25 Oct 2000 04:36 PM
TOP SCOOPS
Triumphant Lions Welcomed Home
Goodbye Tree
Pondering Pressing Matters – Upton On Media Gloom
Our Bank...Opening Soon...
Scoop Snaps About The House: Trevor And Annette
Aussie Media News
Govt Must Change Attitude To Building Bridges With Business, Says English
FULL COVERAGE FROM THE BUSINESS FORUM
Changes To R Tax Treatment
Rod Drury: Economic Woes A Trend, Not A Cycle
Moody’s Gives Vote Of Confidence
Dr Jim Poo Poos Ulcer Bug Theory
Scoop world: Fiji Military Condemned For Media Intimidation
Scoop Arts: We’re All Riding In The Art Car
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STORY: http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00132.htm
Cap'n Norm
TOP SCOOPS
Triumphant Lions Welcomed Home
- Scoop and Loop were in the thick of the Wellington Lions welcome home parade today capturing all the action in digital colour for your surfing pleasure. Cheerleaders, and fans [1] greeted their heroes and had a touch of the trophy, Jonah Lomu put pen to paper for his fans [2] , Leo roared [3] and Cap'n Norm [4] received a plaque from the Mayor. See also... LIONS MUNCH LAMBS [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00136.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00135.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00134.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00132.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00122.htm
Goodbye Tree
- Auckland City has today announced that the ailing Monterey pine on One Tree Hill is to be taken down. See... One Tree Hill Pine To Be Felled [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00063.htm
Pondering Pressing Matters – Upton On Media Gloom
- “For some months now, New Zealand has been wracked by one of its periodic bouts of national self-doubt. We have begun, once again, to question whether we’re viable as a nation. It’s not the first time we’ve been through this sort of crisis of confidence. ...” See... Is the Media Helping Drive NZers Overseas [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00465.htm
Our Bank...Opening Soon...
- Alliance Leader Jim Anderton talked Kiwi banking today. See... Towards a kiwi bank [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00464.htm
Scoop Snaps About The House: Trevor And Annette
- Ministerial consultations captured by Scoop’s Mark Graham from the house last week. See… Scoop Images: Trevor and Annette [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00131.htm
Aussie Media News
- Ash Long’s Australian news bulletin is out… See... Media Flash - Aussie Media News And Jobs 23/10 [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00130.htm
Govt Must Change Attitude To Building Bridges With Business, Says English
- The Auckland summit will have to produce real change at the core of the Government's attitude to business if it's going to get results for New Zealanders, National Finance spokesperson Bill English said tonight. See... Time for a more positive mood - from Government [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00458.htm
FULL COVERAGE FROM THE BUSINESS FORUM
- Anderton Speaks At Business Forum [1] - Helen Clark Presentation to Business Forum [2] - Michael Cullen to Business - Government Forum [3] MORE - UNITED - A Good Start... But Where To From Here? [4] - TOURISM INDUSTRY ASSN - A Good Start - But Don't Marginalise Tourism [5] - - NZLP - Business Summit Not Doomed...Yet [6] - ACT - Talk not enough - Sound policies needed [7] - NATS - Don't believe the hype [8] , Forum should look at practical steps [9] , Business forum a "cynical political exercise" [10] and Leaked papers Government wants "pawns and yes-men" [11] - GOVT - Business-Government Forum: the format [12]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00454.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00449.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00452.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00457.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00090.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00088.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00448.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00437.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00433.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00440.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00408.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00435.htm
Changes To R Tax Treatment
- “All research expenditure and most development expenditure will be available for an immediate tax deduction under changes now being considered by the Government,” Finance and Revenue Minister Michael Cullen announced today. See... Government To Clarify R Tax Treatment [1] and R move accentuates the positive, at last [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00453.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00089.htm
Rod Drury: Economic Woes A Trend, Not A Cycle
- Our flagging currency and sagging share market indicate that New Zealand is not an attractive place to invest. The effect is that our net worth in world terms is being eroded. Writes Rod Drury. See... Guest Opinion: Close which gap? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00129.htm
Moody’s Gives Vote Of Confidence
- Moody's reconfirmation of our Aa2 foreign currency ceiling and judgement that New Zealand's monetary and fiscal policies are both on a “sound footing” were today welcomed by Finance Minister Michael Cullen. See... Moody's votes confidence in Govt's fiscal strategy [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00456.htm
Dr Jim Poo Poos Ulcer Bug Theory
- Dr Jim Sprott has debunked a claim by British researchers that cot death may be linked to infection caused by the bacterium Helicobacter pylori. See... Ulcer Bug Link To Cot Death Already Disproved [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0010/S00065.htm
Scoop world: Fiji Military Condemned For Media Intimidation
- SUVA (PMW): Newspapers, media executives and media freedom groups have condemned the detention by Fiji's military forces of three Radio Fiji staff over a news story as intimidation of the country's news media. See... Military face condemnation over Radio Intimidation [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00185.htm
Scoop Arts: We’re All Riding In The Art Car
- Christchurch's Mayor Garry Moore will drive the city's art car from a city art gallery on Sunday 19 November. See... City To Get Its Own Art Car [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00061.htm
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