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Man Arrested For Gavin Dash Murder
Dover Samuels: The PM's Cover Up?
HARD NEWS IS HERE!
Scoop Business: US Friendly On Trade Talks
Scoop World: An Echelon Update
Scoop World: Elections In Mexico
SLUDGE: Sludge On Samuels

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Fiji : Soldiers In Schools
Hopes Fade For Quick Fiji Crisis Resolution

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Scoop World: AIDS Funding Goes Astray
NZ Gets Nuclear Freer?
Kevin Roberts On Everything
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Man Arrested For Gavin Dash Murder

- Police have arrested and charged a man for the murder of Victoria University Law student Gavin Dash. The man’s name has not yet been revealed, although he is understood to be appearing in court today. See... NEWSFLASH: Man Arrested For Dash Murder [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00108.htm


Dover Samuels: The PM's Cover Up?

- New information about the wide-ranging contacts between the Labour Party and the family of the woman involved in the Dover Samuels affair has shown the Prime Minister's judgement to be far more compromised than we first believed, says Acting Opposition Leader Wyatt Creech. See... Extent Of PM's Cover-Up Revealed [1] in the Parliament wire. For further reaction and Scoop's coverage of the crisis see below. - CHRISTIAN HERITAGE - Cullen’s Comments On MPs Sad Commentary [2] . - NATIONAL - Who is the real victim of Samuels affair ? [3] - SCOOP - Young Woman Needs Counseling Says Relative [4] - SCOOP - NEWSFLASH: Samuels Denies Sex Allegations [5] - PM - The Hon Dover Samuels - PM's Statement [6] - NATIONAL - PM covers up Samuels allegations [7] - SCOOP - NEWSFLASH: Dover Samuels Stood Down [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00529.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00095.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00504.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00096.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00085.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00483.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00485.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00084.htm


HARD NEWS IS HERE!

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, I was getting sick of weeks of patting the business community on the head and taking its temperature - and, lo, along came a whole new agenda. See... HARD NEWS 23/6/00 - Uncomfortably Shagged [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00104.htm


Scoop Business: US Friendly On Trade Talks

- The relationship between New Zealand and the United States was warm and friendly, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today. Mr Sutton is the first minister from the Labour-Alliance coalition government to formally visit Washington DC. See... United States Positive On Trade With NZ: Sutton [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00524.htm


Scoop World: An Echelon Update

– The European parliament will vote in July on the future of the inquiry committee on the spy ring Echelon. The vote comes amid internal wrangling about procedural mistakes made by the EU and rumours of a British attempt to block the inquiry. See... Info update on ECHELON within the European Union. [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00132.htm


Scoop World: Elections In Mexico

- If politicians in New Zealand have difficulty getting people to vote for them, spare a thought for Mexican politicians who have to give away TV's, tool sets, and washing machines. And observers say it's the cleanest election ever. John Howard reports. See... Elections Central American Style [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00103.htm


SLUDGE: Sludge On Samuels

- "Initially when the Dover Samuels sexual allegations story broke, Sludge was in two minds whether to report the scandal at all. Initially..." See... Sludge Report #16 - Dover, Dover, Dover! [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00099.htm


FIJI COUP

Fiji : Soldiers In Schools

- Armed soldiers are to provide security for Fiji's students and teachers when school reopens on Monday, it was revealed last night. See... Soldiers To Watch Kids -Armed security for schools [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00134.htm


Hopes Fade For Quick Fiji Crisis Resolution

- The hostage-crisis that never ends is set to last at least a little longer. See... Fiji Hostage Crisis Drags On [1] in the Headlines wire.

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00102.htm

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Scoop World: AIDS Funding Goes Astray

- Amidst alarming reports of continuing misappropriation of federal AIDS funds, four chapters of ACT UP -- the AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power -- have produced a controversial full-page advertisement scheduled to appear today in the Capitol Hill newspaper. See... Censored AIDS Fraud Ad Appears in Roll Call [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00130.htm


NZ Gets Nuclear Freer?

- On Wednesday 28 June, the New Zealand Nuclear Free Zone Extension Bill will have its first reading in parliament. To ensure it gets through the first reading and goes on to Select Committee (which may allow for public submissions), please contact politicians and tell them of your support. From lobby group - Peace Movement Aotearoa. See... Urgent ! NZ Nuclear Free Zone Extension Bill [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00096.htm


Kevin Roberts On Everything

- “If only meetings comprised two short halves; if only business people could harness the passion of the playing fields; if only they could express the sheer joy of performance. If only...if only England could find a middle order, a goal scorer, a try scorer” Two speeches from the constantly moving mind of Saatchi’s guru Kevin Roberts. See... Kevin Roberts: Field Of Dreams [1] and... Kevin Roberts: The Love Bug [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00107.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00106.htm


A Varroa Mite Killer To Be Introduced

- A tiny wasp that attacks a major New Zealand insect pest is set to have a big impact on the citrus and avocado industries. The Conservation Department and Forest and Bird oppose the decision. See... Growers Get Go-Ahead To Import Biocontrol Wasps [1] in the Science wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0006/S00020.htm


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