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Published: Wed 21 Jul 1999 12:32 PM
One Scoop Analysis: Student Loans And The Brain Drain
The relationship between the $3 billion student loan debt and record numbers of young New Zealanders who are leaving this country has become an issue which the government is being pressed increasingly hard to deal with - not the least by their own rhetoric.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00069
Two: The House: The Legislation Rush
A Government’s legislation programme is a bit like someone who has forgotten Christmas is approaching. They have to rush down the shops and realise they only have limited time and money to do all those things that had been dreaming about all year long. This National Government has come to that stage.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00072
Three: Trust, Donor Purchase Wellington Native Bush
Fifty hectares of valuable native bush that Wellington City Council refused to buy has been purchased thanks to a new conservation trust and a generous anonymous benefactor.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00073

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