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IN THIS EDITION: Setting The Scene: Stockmarkets Mark the 13th Anniversary Of The 1987 Crash - Heresy 1: An Explanation
For The Vegetative State of the Domestic NZ Economy – Ugly Monetary Aggregates - Heresy 2: Buying Tranz Rail - Heresy 3:
Cartoon from Paul McDonald of http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz/ POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Solomons Peace Keeping – Inflation – People’s Bank – Business Confidence -
Buddle Finlay’s Bills – Parental Leave – Maori Fisheries Allocation – Takeovers Code – Police Car Chases – Backdoor
David Miller Online The USS Cole attack: A caution against overstating International Terrorism in the 21st Century.
The Middle East crisis today had its genesis over eighty years ago, when Western politicians interfered in something
they didn't understand. In 1919 US President, Woodrow Wilson said, " To think that I, a son of the manse, should be able
Michael Cullen attended a special ACT caucus on Friday to explain his proposed superannuation scheme. The caucus spent
the rest of Friday with Sir Roger Douglas exploring superannuation issues.
Plunging stock markets in Asia means trouble again with some markets shedding between one-third and one-half of their
value. Compounding Asia's problem is the weakness on Wall Street and surging oil prices. John Howard reports.
As Future Lefts went out last week (Thursday night, for those with short memories) a storm was gathering over an
advertisement that appeared in the Thursday Herald, and apparently in the Dominion the following day.
a.. AUSTRALIA MEDIA'S BEST-EVER AD DEAL: Just $250 For A Year b.. COUNCIL CHAOS: Adelaide Locals Skittle Local
Government c.. SEVEN HITS AT 3AW: Touch Times As Ratings Plummet d.. 'OUR LAUREN BURNS': Suburban's Sense Of Identity
e.. TAMARA TONITE: Brisbane's ...
Caption: Environmental scientist Shaw Mead at Lyall Bay, Wellington, where an artificial reef could improve surfing
conditions and reduce erosion.
"The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, disgusted and appalled at the Giant Phallic Sky Tower in the middle of
Auckland!!! This preposterously proportioned erection should be immediately sawn off or otherwise removed before it
gives people lustful ...
The largest motor yacht of its kind to be built in Australasia slipped into the waters of the upper Waitemata harbour
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton believes a TV3 programme on youth suicide will make a very helpful contribution to
“The Government’s failure to seriously address the Mäori fisheries assets allocation issue puts it at risk of losing key
Mäori seats at the next election,” Harry Mikaere, Chairman of the Treaty Tribes Coalition, warned today.
NOTE: Scoop has received the following courtesy of the visible hand…..we do not know whether in fact it is a speech by
Rich Poole (we think probably not). Nevertheless it is amusing reading….
"Waikato University is again involved in a hotbed of corruption of the democratic process. In a recent meeting of the
Waikato Students' Union (WSU), the compulsory Law Students' Association and the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant
Vice-Chancellor and ...
Two very different meetings have focussed on trade liberalisation and agriculture this month, seemingly worlds apart.
Last week in Banff, Canada, Jim Sutton attended the first Cairns Group Ministerial meeting since the Seattle World Trade
This evening (7:20pm 15 October 2000) in Dunedin, New Zealand a gift that grows was given to Prime Minister Helen Clark
while she was attending the world premiere of "Southern Journeys" at the Dunedin Town Hall. After PM Clark had entered
ACT MP Owen Jennings, led a delegation to the Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Council today demanding compensation for the
Bierstaker family who lost their Foxton pig farming business as a result of neighbours complaining to the regional
council about ...
ICC knockout final India v New Zealand, 15. 10. 00, Nairobi, Kenya New Zealand wins by four wickets Article: Mathew Loh