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Published: Tue 10 Apr 2001 03:33 PM
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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
CANCER INQUIRY: Dr Bottrill Says Findings Fair
CANCER INQUIRY: King Says Cervical Screening Recommendations Will Be Implemented
Howard’s End: US Spyplane Had Options, Why Did It Touch Down In China?
Sludge Feedback: Saying Sorry’s Kind Of Complicated After All
Scoop Images: Gunner Struan MacGibbon’s Stunning WWII Photos
Cabinet Allows Dairy Merger To Bypass Commerce Commission Scrutiny
Dairy Merger REACTION
PM’S PRESSER: Can’t See The Policies For The Muck
David Miller: The Enigma Of Pakistan Cricket
Supercomputer Weather: Easter Deluge For NZ & US
NASA’s Penetrative Probe Spreads Immorality Across The Solar System
$380m February Trade Surplus
Easter What It Is All About – The Passion In Five Parts
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Struan's War: New Book & Exhibition
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TOP SCOOPS
CANCER INQUIRY: Dr Bottrill Says Findings Fair
- I received the Committee of Inquiry’s report yesterday and am taking time to reflect on it. My clear impressions are that the Committee has conducted a searching inquiry and that the report covers the evidence the Committee received comprehensively. The report contains various comments and conclusions and recommendations and I believe that they are fair. See... Dr Michael Bottrill - Committee Of Inquiry Report [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0104/S00025.htm
CANCER INQUIRY: King Says Cervical Screening Recommendations Will Be Implemented
- Health Minister Annette King says legislation will be passed this year to satisfy key recommendations of the report into Under-Reporting of Cervical Smear Abnormalities in the Gisborne region. See... Gisborne Cervical Screening Inquiry Report [1] and Gisborne Cervical Screening Inquiry Report Welcome - MOH [2] . See also... Tariana Turia: Cervical Screening Inquiry Report [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00170.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0104/S00023.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00175.htm
Howard’s End: US Spyplane Had Options, Why Did It Touch Down In China?
- If there's one thing that is fast becoming evident from the standoff between China and the U.S. over the spy plane incident, it's that diplomats and strategists in the West have little understanding of China's ancient culture. See... Howard's End: A Rat Is Detected In U.S. Policy [1] . See also ... Stateside With Rosalea: Clumsy Rhino, Hidden Mynah [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00059.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00049.htm
Sludge Feedback: Saying Sorry’s Kind Of Complicated After All
- Sludge #57 asked us to imagine that China was not a country, but rather just an ordinary suburban house somewhere. Here's what two readers came up with. See... Sludge #57 Feedback: Allegory Oversimplification [1] - Sludge #57 Feedback: Good analogy, but John is... [2] - Sludge Report #57 – Why Dubya Should Say Sorry [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00064.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00063.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00053.htm
Scoop Images: Gunner Struan MacGibbon’s Stunning WWII Photos
- The World War II images and experiences of New Zealand Division gunner Struan MacGibbon will be revealed during April, in a new book and photo exhibition. See... Scoop Images: 'Struan's War' [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00027.htm
Cabinet Allows Dairy Merger To Bypass Commerce Commission Scrutiny
- Q: Prime Minister, you have an opinion on the merger? HELEN CLARK: Of course, I have an opinion. I strongly support the decision made today. The decision we've made is to bypass the Commerce Commission, to give the industry the go-ahead to put the proposal to farmers. See... Extract PM’S Post Cabinet Presser - Dairy Merger [1] and Cabinet approves merger waiver [2] MORE: - Govt - Global Dairy Company - Cabinet Papers [3] - Global Dairy Company - Questions And Answers [4] - GDC Report - Report On GDC From Charles River Associates [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00161.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00148.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00150.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00149.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00151.htm
Dairy Merger REACTION
- ACT - Clayton’s Deregulation Could Backfire On Farmers [1] - Dairy Merger Must Be Scrutinised [2] - Nats - Dairy Decision Announced [3] - Dairy Farmers NZ - Farmers Congratulate the Government [4] - Global Dairy Co. - Dairy Industry Welcomes Regulatory Package [5] - Background - Global Dairy Company: The Package [6]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00143.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00138.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00067.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00062.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00066.htm
PM’S PRESSER: Can’t See The Policies For The Muck
- Prime minister Helen Clark said National’s lack of direction or clear policies is behind their poor showing in recent polls. See... We're The Only Game In Town, Says PM [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00058.htm
David Miller: The Enigma Of Pakistan Cricket
- If sacked Pakistan cricket coach Javed Miandad is correct, and it is proven that members of his team were guilty of match fixing on the recent tour of New Zealand, then it is another serious blow to the credibility of the game. See... David Miller: Did Pakistan Throw the Cricket? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00060.htm
Supercomputer Weather: Easter Deluge For NZ & US
- As forecast by NOAA’s supercomputer and Scoop last week [1] the East Coast of the U.S. looks set to receive weather almost as bad as NZ is expecting during the Easter holiday. The image above shows a rainstorm bearing down on Washington D.C. on Easter Saturday. See... Supercomputer Weather: US East Coast Easter Deluge [2] and Supercomputer Weather: Easter Holiday Cyclone! [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00028.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00066.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00054.htm
NASA’s Penetrative Probe Spreads Immorality Across The Solar System
- “Stop it, stop it, it shouldn't be allowed!!!” cried Sister Raptophilia, Matrix Dominatrix of the Corrective Party, when she heard about a recent NASA launch to Mars. See... Correctives: Keep Mars Virginal!!! [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00030.htm
$380m February Trade Surplus
- The updated trade surplus for February 2001 is $379 million, according to latest figures released by Statistics New Zealand. This is 14.6 per cent of the value of exports for the month. See... Latest Figures Confirm February Trade Surplus [1] and Overseas Merchandise Trade - February 2001 [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00070.htm
Easter What It Is All About – The Passion In Five Parts
- This week is Holy Week, the week leading up to Good Friday when Christians the world over remember the crucifixion of Jesus Christ. During this week Scoop will be publishing in five parts the story of the Passion of Jesus Christ as written by the Bolivian mystic Katya Rivas. Each part consists of five extracts from Rivas’s book, The Passion, which, in turn, have been published on a daily basis by Scoop over the past five weeks.Holy Week: The Passion Of Katya Rivas Part Two [1] . For part one see… Holy Week: The Passion Of Katya Rivas Part One [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00052.htm
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