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Letter From Wellington: Prebble Asks More Tamihere Questions
Trade Surplus! – Exports Finally Overtake Imports - Regional Jobs Grow
Upton Probes The Entrails Of The East Timor Crisis
THE CONDOM DEBATE - Christian Right To Blame For Teenage Pregnancy Stats
Silent Killers Line Our Roads
Same Old Same Old From Pro GE Lobby Doesn’t Impress Nandor
Scoop World: Albright Interviews On Camp David Summit
Scoop World: Gore and Clinton’s New Websites
Scoop IT: Domainz Changes
Goff On Fiji Accord


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Letter From Wellington: Prebble Asks More Tamihere Questions

– In his latest newsletter ACT Leader Richard Prebble has asked more questions about Labour MP John Tamihere. See... Letter from Wellington: A long time in politics [1] in the Parliament wire. For Tamihere's Parliamentary explanation of last Thursday see... John Tamihere - Personal Statement - Allegations [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00146.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00108.htm


Trade Surplus! – Exports Finally Overtake Imports - Regional Jobs Grow

- The provisional value of merchandise exports for the May 2000 month was $2,579 million, according to Statistics New Zealand. The export figure compares with $2,389 million for imports and results in a trade balance surplus for the month of May. See... Latest Figures Confirm Export Growth [1] in the Business wire. See also... Deutsche Bank - Trade Surplus [2] . Job ad stats out today are also encouraging. See... Deutsche Bank - ANZ Job Ads [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00051.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00052.htm


Upton Probes The Entrails Of The East Timor Crisis

- Last week, upton-on-line took two days away from the tawdry depravity of the House of Representatives and indulged himself at a seminar which gathered together an unrepresentatively bright and thoughtful audience devoted to picking over the entrails of the East Timor Crisis. See... Upton-on-line: The East Timor/Indonesia Conference [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00143.htm


THE CONDOM DEBATE - Christian Right To Blame For Teenage Pregnancy Stats

- “The Christian Right is really responsible for New Zealand's high rate of adolescent pregnancies, the associated health risks of teenage pregnancies, any sexually transmitted disease epidemics, and teenage abortions.” Craig Young, ALRANZ Research Officer said today. See... We Oppose Attacks on the Medical Confidentiality [1] in the Politics wire. FULL COVERAGE - NZ GOVT - Access key to increasing condom use by young men [2] - BRIEFING PAPER - Increasing Consistent Condom Use By Young Men [3] - CHRISTIAN HERITAGE - Focus On What’s Between Ears Not Between The Legs [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00035.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00136.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00137.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00033.htm


Silent Killers Line Our Roads

- Alongside every road in New Zealand is a slender strip of ground that soaks up the blood of people killed or maimed in daily collisions with electricity networks. See... Counting the cost of power pole carnage [1] in the General wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0007/S00023.htm


Same Old Same Old From Pro GE Lobby Doesn’t Impress Nandor

- Green MP Nandor Tanczos today said it was little wonder the public were suspicious of genetic engineering when the biotechnology industry kept rehashing tired myths as fact in an unscrupulous effort to justify their work. See... GE conference rehashing tired myths [1] in the Parliament wire. Meanwhile Visiting Indian plant scientist, Professor Channapatna S. Prakash, has launched an international pro GE science petition. See... Indian scientist launches international petition [2] and Text Of Petition [3] in the Science wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00140.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0007/S00015.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0007/S00013.htm


Scoop World: Albright Interviews On Camp David Summit

- Madeleine Albright has been busy on the box talking peace in the Middle East. Three interview transcripts… CBS’s Early Show [1] , ABC's This Week [2] , Diane Sawyer [3] , all in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00029.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00028.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00027.htm


Scoop World: Gore and Clinton’s New Websites

- President Clinton and Vice President Al Gore have both announced new web sites. See... Vice President Gore Announces New Website [1] and Remarks by the President in Internet Webcast [2] , both in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00026.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00025.htm


Scoop IT: Domainz Changes

- Following the election at its AGM of nine new councillors to the Internet Society of New Zealand (ISOCNZ), the first meeting of the newly elected Council saw the start of the transition to the proposed new business structure for Domainz, the “.nz” ... See... Domainz Change Underway [1] in the Business wire. See also... Overseas Domain Holders Now Major Players In NZ [2] and Fasinating Trends Associated With Internet Growth [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00042.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00050.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00049.htm


Goff On Fiji Accord

- Foreign Minister Phil Goff said today that the Government was hopeful over signs that hostages would be released this Thursday after the public signing of an Accord between the military and the Speight Group. See... Goff On Muanikau Accord [1] in the Parliament wire. Crumbling to pressure from rebel leader George Speight, the Fijian military will dissolve the new Qarase Government on Thursday and hand over power to a new President, yet to be selected. See... Fiji Coup - Qarase Govt Out Thursday [2] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00141.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00054.htm

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