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Dover Samuels Is Sacked
Billionaire’s Name Suppression Overturned
Urgency Continues – No Questions – No Members Day
Scoop World: A New Aussie Bank
Scoop World: Gene Code Deciphered
Scoop Images: Magpies Thoroughly Scotched In Napier
Scoop Images: Jim And The EU
Sludge Report #18 – It’s The Economy Stupid
Anti-Capitalists Plan For S11 Melbourne Protests

FIJI COUP
Fiji: Military Ultimatum Rejected
Fijian View On Lifting Of NZ Trade Ban
Fijian Media Commended

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Scoop Business: Trade Surplus Up

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Dover Samuels Is Sacked

- The Prime Minister Helen Clark has held a press conference announcing she is sacking Minister of Maori Affairs Dover Samuels. See... PM Sacks Dover Samuels [1] in the Headlines wire. For the PM’s full statement See... Dover Samuels [2] in the Parliament wire. Reacting to the decision, NZ First Leader Winston Peters is standing by Mr. Samuels - and criticisng the PM. See... What More Does Helen Clark Now Know... ? [3] in the Parliament wire. The decision comes after Mr. Samuels refused to resign after a two-hour meeting with Helen Clark last night.
DOVER SAMUELS FULL COVERAGE:
- SCOOP - NEWSFLASH: Clark Expected To Sack Samuels [4]
- SCOOP - NEWSFLASH: Dover Deadlock [5]
- NATIONAL- Clark's indecision has made crisis [6]
- NATIONAL - Clark Fails To Tell The Dover Story Straight [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00147.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00614.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00617.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00141.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00137.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00596.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00591.htm


Billionaire’s Name Suppression Overturned

- New Zealanders could soon know the identity of the American billionaire caught smuggling marijuana into Auckland airport after the Herald newspaper won its appeal against his name suppression yesterday. See... Billionaire’s Name Suppression Overturned [1] in the Headlines wire. In view of the decision ACT’s Justice spokesperson Stephen Franks is proposing a new law on court openness. See... ACT Proposes Bill To Restore Open Courts [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00146.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00616.htm


Urgency Continues – No Questions – No Members Day

- Parliament is not expected to have a members day today, or questions, as a result of a filibuster by the opposition on the Fisheries Amendment Bill. See... SCP HOUSE: House May Rise Early Today [1] in the Headlines wire


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00143.htm


Scoop World: A New Aussie Bank

- Australian rural stock and station agent, Elders Ltd, is to become Australia's first new bank of the 21st century after being granted a full banking licence yesterday. John Howard reports. See... A New Aussie Bank For 2000 [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00138.htm


Scoop World: Gene Code Deciphered

- Proclaiming a "historic point in the 100,000-year record of humanity," scientists announced that the human genetic code essentially has been deciphered, a monumental achievement that opens a dramatic new frontier in medicine. See... Scoop Link: Scientists Announce DNA Mapping [1] in the International wire. ACT, MP Gerry Eckhoff has welcomed the announcement. See... A Triumph Of Knowledge Over Ignorance [2] in the Parliament wire. So has GE lobby group the Life Sciences Network. See... Network hails human genome project completion [3] in the Science wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0006/S00027.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00578.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0006/S00030.htm


Scoop Images: Magpies Thoroughly Scotched In Napier

- Photos of some of the action in the Magpies V Scotland night match last night at McLean Park, Napier 27th June. Scotland won 24-7. Images from IMAGE TIME . See... Scoop Images: Big Hits A Big Hit In Napier [1] in the Headlines wire


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00140.htm


Scoop Images: Jim And The EU

- More postcards from Minister of Trade Negotiations Jim Sutton, this time pictured with European Union trade commissioner Pascal Lamy - sombre and smiling. See... Scoop Images: Jim Sutton In Europe [1] in the Headlines wire. For Jim Sutton’s release on his European discussions see... Export Subsidies Must Go: Sutton [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00142.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00604.htm


Sludge Report #18 – It’s The Economy Stupid

- In this issue: Honey! Who Shrunk The Economy! - Rupert’s Holidays For Hardworking Hacks – and, Richard Long Fails To Front For Todd Debate. See... Sludge Report #18 – Who Shrunk The Economy! [1] in the Headlines wire. Full Coverage Economic Growth Slows - GREENS - Strong imports show need for buy-local strategy [2] - NATIONAL - Govt. offside with households [3] - JIM ANDERTON - Strong economy 'encouraging' [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00129.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00600.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00594.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00585.htm


Anti-Capitalists Plan For S11 Melbourne Protests

- This September the world-wide social movement of resistance against free market globalisation will continue to raise its voice against the institutions of greed and exploitation. See... Seattle In The South Pacific- Help Shut Down WEF [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00115.htm

FIJI COUP


Fiji: Military Ultimatum Rejected

- SUVA: Fiji Islands rebels holding the 27 remaining hostages in Parliament last night rejected the military's 24-hour ultimatum, the Daily Post reported today. See... Rebels Reject Military Ultimatum [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00152.htm


Fijian View On Lifting Of NZ Trade Ban

- SUVA: The ban of Fiji cargo in and out of New Zealand has been lifted, according to a major shipping company. See... Shipping Company Says NZ Ban Lifted [1] in the International wire. See also... Youth Plan Suva Prayer Meeting [2] and Ratu Mara 'May Be Reinstated' [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00151.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00150.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00149.htm


Fijian Media Commended

- SUVA: Fiji Media Watch has commended the Fiji Islands media for its "stalwart service" in keeping the public informed during the current political crisis while at the same time censuring the media for some "shoddy reporting", the Fiji Sun reports. See... See... Fiji Media Watch censures news groups [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00154.htm

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Scoop Business: Trade Surplus Up

- Provisional data suggest a trade surplus of $151m for the month of May compared with a revised deficit of $25m in April 2000 and a surplus of $86m in May 1999. The annual deficit was $3,375m in May, compared with $3,441m in April. See... Data Flash - Overseas Merchandise Trade [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00584.htm


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