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Published: Fri 27 Jul 2001 03:21 PM
TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
GE Free Rallies Mark Royal Commission Report Hand-over
SA Scientists Tested Animal Hormone Crowd Control
Hard News Is Here!
Upton-on-line Pores Over Bonn Agreement Entrails
Blackout Risk Grows With Continued Low Rainfall + FULL COVERAGE
Campaign Against GATS Gathers Steam
G8: Greens Talk To Ambassador About Detained Kiwi
G8: An Activist Reports Form The Front
Minke Whales Decline Alarmingly, Japan Skews Stats
Katya Rivas: Listening To The Master’s Voice
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PHOTO STORY: GE Free NZ Rally At Parliament Today
TOP SCOOPS
GE Free Rallies Mark Royal Commission Report Hand-over
- In more than 42 towns and cities across the country, New Zealanders are gathering to show the Government they want a GE-Free nation. The nationwide gatherings are being held to mark the handover of the recommendations of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification to the Government. See... People Gather For A Ge-Free Nation [1] MORE: - Royal Commission - Governor-General to receive report on GM [2] - ACT - Greens' Preferential GM Treatment Appalling [3] - Nats - Green Party Protest Shows Contempt For Commission [4] - Life Sciences Network - Government Risks Inflaming The GM Debate [5]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00120.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00071.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00474.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00470.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00121.htm
SA Scientists Tested Animal Hormone Crowd Control
- On the eve of a report from the NZ Royal Commission into Genetic Engineering, it has been revealed from South Africa that scientific experiment's were conducted on wild animals during the apartheid era to test whether animal hormones could be used to manipulate or control crowds. See... Animal Hormone Experiments Revealed [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00169.htm
Hard News Is Here!
- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... how was your week? Probably not as bad as that of anyone unlucky enough to be on the end of a Carabinieri's baton, I'd wager. See... HARD NEWS 27/7/01 - Scary Movie, Italian Style [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00168.htm
Upton-on-line Pores Over Bonn Agreement Entrails
- Upton-on-line opines on the significance of the Kyoto Protocol in its latest incarnation and muses on whether Italian entrepreneurs in San Gimigniano would survive the Resource Management Act. See... Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00164.htm
Blackout Risk Grows With Continued Low Rainfall
- The risk of electricity supply shortages has increased as inflows to New Zealand's hydroelectric lakes have remained below average, says Energy Minister Pete Hodgson. See... Electricity Supply Risk Increased [1] MORE: - Forest & Bird - Government Should Rethink Electricity Model [2] - Greens - Conservation Can Help [3] - Plan To Help Solve The Crisis [4] - Jeanette's Energy Conservation Tips [5] - ASB - More Power To The Community [6] - Govt - Electricity Stakeholders Meeting [7] - Nats - Govt Slams Door On Greypower [8] - Govt Must Not Pocket Windfall [9] - Govt Must Show Leadership [10] - Business NZ - What Business Needs [11] - Business Needs Real Answers [12] - Greens - Act Now To Safeguard Electricity Consumers [13] - NZ First - NZ First Cannot Support Electricity Bill [14] - Howard's End - Howard's End: Echoes Of California [15] - Govt - National Grid Pricing [16] - Stocktake on electricity situation [17] and Max's chickens are coming home [18] - MEUG - Crisis Undermines Credibility Of NZ [19] - Nats - Govt Pockets Cash As Consumers Suffer [20] - On Energy - NGC to Exit Electricity Retailing [21] - Scoop - Low Hydro Lakes Threaten West Coast [22] - EMA - Call For Urgent National Power Saving Campaign [23]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00477.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00122.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00473.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00472.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00471.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00217.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00468.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00461.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00467.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00463.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00212.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00196.htm
[13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00460.htm
[14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00456.htm
[15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00160.htm
[16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00452.htm
[17] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00434.htm
[18] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00435.htm
[19] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00205.htm
[20] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00437.htm
[21] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00198.htm
[22] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00152.htm
[23] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00193.htm
Campaign Against GATS Gathers Steam
- Anti-globalisation activists have another international agreement in their sights. The World Trade Organisation is worried. It fears that the growing campaign against GATS - the General Agreement on Trade in Services - which took effect in 1995 under the WTO's umbrella - could become as huge as the one that helped sink the Multilateral Agreement on Investment. See... GATS: $ervices With A $mile? [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00167.htm
G8: Greens Talk To Ambassador About Detained Kiwi
- Green MPs Nandor Tanczos and Sue Bradford this afternoon met with the Italian Ambassador to discuss concerns over detained Kiwi journalist Sam Buchanan. See... Greens meet Italian ambassador over detained Kiwi [1] . See also... Italian Embassy Protest Report [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00457.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00116.htm
G8: An Activist Reports Form The Front
- Thud. Thwack. Thud. Thud. The sound of plastic coated steel batons being driven down on people's flesh. Screams. The smell of fear. Darth Vader cops only inches away, pummelling into the line in front of me. See... Battle of Genoa (Part 1) [1] and Battle of Genoa (Part 2) [2] Click through to Genoa G8 feature page for full coverage [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00165.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00166.htm
[3] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=genoa
Minke Whales Decline Alarmingly, Japan Skews Stats
- There has been a “precipitous decline in the minke whale population of the Southern Hemisphere” according to Jim McLay, New Zealand Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission (IWC). See... NZ Disputes Japanese Minke Whale Population Claims [1] MORE: - Govt of Japan - IWC Calls For More Research To Confirm Minke Nos. [2] - IWC on interaction between whales and fish [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00092.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00093.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00094.htm
Katya Rivas: Listening To The Master’s Voice
- Do My beloved souls wish to listen to their Master’s words? See... Katya Rivas: Once There Was A Man [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00156.htm


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PHOTO STORY: Sydney Nolan coup for Wellington City Gallery
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