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NZ Extends It's Fijian Sanctions
Scoop Science: Smart Fish
Eco-Economy: Finance And Business Not The Same Thing
Scoop Opinion: A Greeny Bites Back
Future Lefts – Young Labour On The Death Of Democracy
Scoop Arts: Maori Music, Harry Potter
Fijian High Commissioner Withdrawn
New Top Level Domains Approved
Scoop World: Global E-Petition To Drop The Debt

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NZ Extends It's Fijian Sanctions

- New Zealand has extended its “smart” and political sanctions against Fiji as the chaos in the island nation increases. See... NZ Extends Sanctions On Fiji [1] in the Headlines wire. For coverage of this afternoon's press conference see... PM’s Presser: Sanctions Against Fiji Strengthened [2] . Also see the Government’s release... New diplomatic, defence and sports measures on Fiji [3] in the Parliament wire. See also... Alliance supports strong Fiji measures [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00092.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00093.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00294.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00299.htm


Scoop Science: Smart Fish

New Zealand’s brown trout are becoming smarter and more difficult to catch, say researchers. See... Fish Are Fast Learners [1] in the Science wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0007/S00018.htm


Eco-Economy: Finance And Business Not The Same Thing

- The financial sector is hiding behind the word "business". The much discussed political "line in the sand" is not between the left and the right, employees and employers, truckies and farmers. Writes Dr Finlay Thompson. See... Eco-Economy: Business Sector vs Financial Sector [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00091.htm

Scoop Opinion: A Greeny Bites Back

The need for a revisionist destructionist propaganda - a critique of New Zealand Native Timber Milling activism. Adrian Picot - A friend of the New Zealand Native forests - writes in response to an article carried recently by Scoop from Chris Perley [1] . See... The Need For Revisionist Destructionist Propaganda [2] in the Politics wire.


[1] - ”http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00055.htm”
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00073.htm

Future Lefts – Young Labour On The Death Of Democracy

- In today’s edition - Editorial: Bored Nats sink to new lows - Presidential Sermon: On being Young Labour - The Launch of Staunch - Membership Sermon - News - Web site of the week, See... Future Lefts - The Tories are bored! [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00046.htm


Scoop Arts: Maori Music, Harry Potter

- Victoria University's iconic Hunter building will come alive to the strains of traditional Maori musical instruments at the end of July as part of a free concert. See... Free concert features Maori musical instruments [1] . Meanwhile, J.K. Rowling’s best-selling Harry Potter books will be among the topics covered in a new course being offered by Massey University’s department of English and Media Studies next year. See... Harry Potter subject of new course [2] in the Arts & Culture wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00034.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00033.htm


Fijian High Commissioner Withdrawn

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight she deplored the presence of supporters of Fijian coup leader George Speight in the new government line-up in Fiji. See... Role for Speight sympathisers deplorable [1] . Later in the evening Foreign Minister Phil Goff announced that Tia Barrett, New Zealand's High Commissioner to Fiji, will be withdrawn with immediate effect. See... Immediate Withdrawal of NZ High Commissioner [2] , both in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00276.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00277.htm


New Top Level Domains Approved

– The introduction to new top level internet domains (as in “.net", ".com" and ".org”) moved a step closer this week with several resolutions [1] on the issue passed by the ICANN Board on Sunday.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00073.htm


Scoop World: Global E-Petition To Drop The Debt

- U2 Singer Bono and the Dalai Lama are among the luminaries seeking your assistance in a global e-petition to cancel third world debt. To join in simply click on the following link… http://www.dropthedebt.org/ [1] .


[1] - http://www.dropthedebt.org/

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