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Horomia New Maori Affairs Minister
Scoop Is In The House - Parliamentary Questions
Human Genes In Cows
Death of Private Leonard Manning in East Timor
Carbon Credits For Sale
Aussie Media Flash
All Black Images
Scoop Opinion: Prebble On The Week
Scoop Opinion: Sludge On Samuels, Jerusalem & Jeremiah
Cancer Inquiry Extended
Dover Sameuls: PM Denies Leaking Rape Allegtions
Fiji: More Commentary
Scoop World: Clinton & Blair On GE Food
Scoop World: Solomons Peace Talks
SCOOP WORLD: Scoop Is At The G8 Meeting…

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Horomia New Maori Affairs Minister

- Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today the Labour caucus had elected first term MP Parekura Horomia as the next Minister of Maori Affairs. See... Parekura Horomia appointed Maori Affairs Minister [1] in the Parliament wire. Alliance Candidate for the position Sandra Lee [2] , ACT Maori Affairs spokeswoman Donna Awatere Huata [3] and the 25 iwi represented by the Treaty Tribes Coalition [4] have all offered their congratulations to Horomia.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00390.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00396.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00400.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00095.htm


Scoop Is In The House

- Today's Questions concern: Heart of the Nation Report – Superannuation x 2 – Helen Clark on ERB – Clark On Samuels – Homework Centres – Heart Of The Nation Report - Paliative Care – Treaty Settlements – Student Fees – GM Food Labeling – Health Reform Costs See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 25 July [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00120.htm


Human Genes In Cows

- The Environmental Risk Management Authority's decision on the application to field test genetically modified cattle was made in accordance with the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act, the Minister for the Environment, Marian Hobbs said today. See... GM Cattle Decision Safeguards Environment [1] . Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons [2] today said she was disappointed at the decision, while pro-GE group NZ Life Sciences Network [3] has welcomed the decision.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00397.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00392.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00100.htm


Death of Private Leonard Manning in East Timor

- Prime Minister Helen Clark today extended her sympathy and deepest condolences [1] to the family of Private Leonard Manning, who was killed yesterday in a gun battle with bandits in East Timor. An investigation of the scene is about to get underway. Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff [2] will raise the issue of security with Indonesia this afternoon. Meanwhile, National leaderJenny Shipley [3] , United NZ leader Peter Dunne [4] , and NZ First defence spokesman Ron Mark [5] have all offered their condolences.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00385.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00389.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00391.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00388.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00394.htm


Carbon Credits For Sale

- Private companies will be able to buy the right to carbon credits from trees growing inside NSW national parks under a radical new deal which conservationists condemn as unacceptable commercialisation of national parks. John Howard reports. See... Carbon Credits On Sale In Australia [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00119.htm


Aussie Media Flash

- Inside 'Media Flash' This Week * $50,000 PIRACY SETTLEMENT: Next Media Nabbed * PUBLIC RELATIONS - INDONESIAN-STYLE: Media Flash's Correspondent Tells * TOP DROP'S COP SHOP: PR Firm To Build 'Police Station' * PERSONALISED TRIVIA: Which company manufactures ... See... Media Flash - Monday, July 24, 2000 [1] in the wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00116.htm


All Black Images

- All Black lock rising high above the pack...Boks throwing the man and the ball...No stopping Justin Marshall...Springboks clearing the ball... Images from IMAGE TIME. See... Scoop Images: Springboks Test Action Shots (1) [1] . Toddy calms things down...and...the All Black at the centre of the storm of the moment, Tana Umaga ....Images from IMAGE TIME See... Scoop Images: Springboks Test Action Shots (2) [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00117.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00118.htm


Scoop Opinion: Prebble On The Week

- “Liberty and property are again at risk when Parliament resumes tomorrow for an epic five week session. The Employment Relations Bill w0ill be reported back, which, with the Greens’ support, will be rammed through under urgency.” Richard Prebble looks at the week ahead in his regular letter from Wellington. See... Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00378.htm


Scoop Opinion: Sludge On Samuels, Jerusalem & Jeremiah

- In Today’s Edition: Dover Samuels – And did those feet in ancient time…Jerusalem And Jeremiah - Speight Deep In It –- A Panegyric On The Role Of The Official Spokesperson (From A Grumpy Hack) See... Sludge Report #24 – Jerusalem and Jeremiah [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00113.htm


Cancer Inquiry Extended

- The Gisborne Cervical cancer inquiry has been given a three week extension Health Minister Annette King said today. See... NEWSFLASH: Three Week Extension To Cancer Inquiry [1] in the Headlines wire. Alliance health spokesperson Phillida Bunkle is pleased See... Bunkle Wins Extra Week for Gisborne Inquiry [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00112.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00377.htm


Dover Sameuls: PM Denies Leaking Rape Allegtions

– Prime Minister Helen Clark has categorically denied knowledge of new rape allegations made against former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels, after Mr Samuels blamed her office for leaking the claims. See... Keep Your Head Down Dover Says Clark [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00111.htm


Fiji: More Commentary

- “One of the ironies of embattled Fiji is that today is Constitution Day. But there is no constitution - the multiracial document was abrogated by decree by the then military regime on May 30 at the start of martial law.” A journalist from Suva writes. See... Commentary: Fiji's ironies and muddled myths [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00122.htm


Scoop World: Clinton & Blair On GE Food

- President Clinton says the real issue in the debate over genetically modified (GM) foods is not the interests of agribusiness companies versus food safety or biodiversity, but rather how to get the best food to the largest number of people at the lowest prices. See... Pres. Clinton, Prime Minister Blair on GM Foods [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00119.htm


Scoop World: Solomons Peace Talks

- HONIARA (Wantok Press): The Malaita Eagle Force continues to dictate efforts to revive the Solomon Islands peace talks forcing the meeting to postpone for the second time for Thursday (this week). See... SOLOMON IS: Peace talks uncertain [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00121.htm


SCOOP WORLD: Scoop Is At The G8 Meeting…

- WHITE HOUSE - Fact Sheet on the Okinawa G-8 Summit [1] - WHITE HOUSE - Disposition of US and Russian Federation Plutonium [2] - WHITE HOUSE - Highlights Of Group Of Seven/Group Of Eight Summit [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00127.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00124.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00123.htm

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