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Published: Thu 16 Nov 2006 04:57 PM
Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary
POLITICS HEADLINES:
SCOOP IS IN THE HOUSE
Security News: Peters Talks Tough On Terrorism
Election Promises: Nats Claim Free Childcare Won't Come
Digital: E-Government Strategy Promises Digitisation Nation
Environment: Parker Addresses Climate Change Convention
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SCOOP IS IN THE HOUSE:
Questions for Oral Answer - 16 November 2006 [1] Questions And Answers - Wednesday 15 Nov 2006 [2] Questions And Answers - Tuesday 14 November 2006 [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00326.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00290.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00261.htm
Security News: Peters Talks Tough On Terrorism
New Zealand welcomes the consensus on extending the mandate of the Counter Terrorism Task Force (CTTF) for a further two years. It is clear that the threat posed by terrorists to security, stability and prosperity in the APEC region has not abated. Given the number of counter-terrorism initiatives currently under consideration, it is equally clear that the CTTF continues to have a solid agenda in front of it. See... NZ statement on APEC's counter-terrorism work [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00294.htm
Election Promises: Nats Claim Free Childcare Won't Come
The Labour Government cannot deliver on its promise to provide 86,000 toddlers with access to 20 hours free childcare, says National’s Associate Education spokesman, Tau Henare... Nationwide, 40% of early childhood providers do not expect to offer the service. See... The great early childhood hoax [1]
ALSO:National - Labour breaks promise to parents [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00322.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00221.htm
Digital: E-Government Strategy Promises Digitisation Nation
State Services Minister Annette King has launched the 2006 E-Government Strategy saying e-government is not just about technology, but about putting people first. "It is about making government work for New Zealanders," she says. The first E-government Strategy was released in April 2001. The latest version is the fourth version of the Strategy, and is called Enabling Transformation. See... E-Government Strategy Released [1]
ALSO:NZ Govt - Creating a digital NZ - statement and backgrounder [2] TVNZ - TVNZ Supportive of Move to Unlock Digital Content [3] Public Address - 16/11/06 - Uncapturing Content [4]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00323.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00313.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00241.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00301.htm
Environment: Parker Addresses Climate Change Convention
I bring greetings from New Zealand and thank you and your Government for hosting us here in Nairobi. It is appropriate that the world has come to Africa, a cradle of humanity, to discuss climate change. Climate change brings significant and critical challenges that will affect humanity for many generations. See... Parker: Statement to Climate Change Convention [1]
ALSO:National - Parker displays breathtaking hypocrisy [2] NZ Govt - Parker welcomes contribution to wind discussion [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00303.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00320.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00316.htm
MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES:
NZ Govt - New laws show government is listening to business [1] National - Cancer treatment by postcode unacceptable [2] National - Clark, Anderton must explain tenure review motives [3] National - Alleged housing rort: Who knew what, when? [4] National - AWOL Minister for Auckland clocks up air miles [5] Maori Party - Responsibility not Fault is the issue - Turia [6] United Future - Harmless hijinks harshly punished, says Dunne [7]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00310.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00321.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00306.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00318.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00324.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00319.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00305.htm
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