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ERB WARS: Rules What Rules?
Opinion: Protest And Vision – Naomi Klein On Anti-capitalist Movement
Opinion: Irish Eyes – The Rain In Ireland
Opinion: Prebble On Spin City
Scoop World: Napster Keeps Downloading, In Legal Reprieve
NZ Sweat Shops Boycott
A Public GE Notice
Scoop Arts: An Italian Downunder / Haunt
Scoop Humour? Correctives Welcome Horomia
Obituary And Eulogy - Honouring A Friend, Colleague, Hero
Japanese Whaling Plans Opposed By PM
More Money For Kiwi Mussos
Scoop World: FIJI COUP - From Kings To Prisoners
Scoop World: Newspaper Ban In Solomon Islands
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ERB WARS: Rules What Rules?

- New Zealand First Industrial Relations Spokesperson, Peter Brown MP, has accused the ACT Leader, Richard Prebble of breaching parliamentary privilege over the Employment Relations Bill as a stunt to revive his flagging political career. See... Act’s Deplorable Breach Of Privilege [1] in the wire. For the genesis of today’s events see Richard Prebble’s Letter To Graham Kelly [2] . ERB FULL COVERAGE: - NATIONAL - Govt. mucks business around again with ERB shamble [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00509.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00479.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00503.htm


Opinion: Protest And Vision – Naomi Klein On Anti-capitalist Movement

- Very soon, you will hear more of the anti-corporate protest movement that first came to British attention in the “Stop the City” protest on 18 June last year and to world attention on the streets of Seattle last November. Writes Author Naomi Klein. See... Does protest need a vision? [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00147.htm


Opinion: Irish Eyes – The Rain In Ireland

- Of course the weather in Disneyland is perfect. It goes without saying that the sun shines brilliantly and the rain only falls in a delightful arc from sprinklers on the bright flowers and not on the happy people queuing. See... Irish Eyes: Ireland Is Not Disneyland [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00146.htm


Opinion: Prebble On Spin City

- Richard Prebble’s latest column RICHARD PREBBLE’S - Letter from Wellington [1] is in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00511.htm


Scoop World: Napster Keeps Downloading, In Legal Reprieve

- A federal appeals court yesterday granted Napster Inc. a temporary reprieve in its legal battle with the recording industry, allowing the popular music-sharing Internet service to continue operating through at least mid-September. See... Napster Wins Reprieve From Court-Ordered Shutdown [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00173.htm


NZ Sweat Shops Boycott

- “You can just imagine the scene: The young, fervent idealists arrive in the hall at dusk, after a hard day's work on campus. The co-leader leads them in a rousing rendition of the Internationale then, suitably energised with sympathy for the oppressed workers ...” The Import News looks at reports of US students boycotting NZ sweatshops. See... US Embargo Against NZ Sweatshops [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00124.htm


A Public GE Notice

- The Commission has been appointed to receive representations on, inquire into and report on the following matters. For more, see... Royal Commission Into GM - Public Notice [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00123.htm


Scoop Arts: An Italian Downunder / Haunt

- An extraordinary new book reveals sympathy for Maori from an unusual supporter – an Italian priest. The book, History of New Zealand and its Inhabitants, has waited over a century to be translated into English. See... Obscure Italian Tome Pro-Maori [1] . The small village of Seacliff provides an atmospheric setting for Haunt, an accomplished first novel by Dunedin writer Bronwyn Bannister. See... Ghost story with a difference [2] , both in the Arts & Culture wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00054.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00053.htm


Scoop Humour? Correctives Welcome Horomia

- Helen Clark is to be commended for taking the Maori Affairs portfolio so seriously that she has appointed two Maori MPs to occupy the role, given that Parekura Horomia is a large-boned Labour MP, or MPs. See... Correctives Welcome New Ministers of Maori Affairs [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00125.htm


Obituary And Eulogy - Honouring A Friend, Colleague, Hero

- A997234 Pte Leonard William Manning 15 August 1975 – 24 July 2000 (aged 24 years). Written by his friends in Bravo Company, 2nd 1st Battalion. See... Obituary for Private Leonard Manning [1] in the Headlines wire. Today a funeral service was held for Private Manning in Te Kauwhata. See also Prime Minister's eulogy - Private Leonard Manning [2] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00143.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00488.htm


Japanese Whaling Plans Opposed By PM

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today it was deplorable that Japan was again ignoring world opinion and embarking on a new programme of so-called scientific whaling in the Pacific in the North Pacific. See... NZ deplores new Japanese whaling plans [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00489.htm


More Money For Kiwi Mussos

- Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, Helen Clark, said today that the New Zealand On Air Fourth Phase project will enable New Zealanders to hear more of their own music on the nation's airwaves. See... New Zealand On Air project boosts NZ music [1] in the Parliament wire. LOOP's Mark Cubey says they still haven't got the formula right however. see....AMPLITUDE SPECIAL: NZ ON AIR MUSIC FUNDING [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00472.htm
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00052.htm


Scoop World: FIJI COUP - From Kings To Prisoners

- Fiji's rebel leader George Speight and seven of his ringleaders got a taste of their own medicine when they were transported to Nukulau Island before dawn yesterday, the Sunday Post reports. See... FIJI: Rebels held on island prison [1] in the International wire. Today’s Reports: - UNITED NZ - United Supports Tougher Fiji Stand [2] - USP - FIJI: Appeal to end northern rebellion [3] - USP - Baba says new interim govt 'unconstitutional' [4] - LABOUR MOVEMENT - Fiji Union Protests on Wednesday [5] - SENATOR JOHN McCAIN - McCain Demands Return of Fiji Government to People [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00164.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00501.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00166.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00161.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00160.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00174.htm


Scoop World: Newspaper Ban In Solomon Islands

- GIZO, Solomon Islands (Wantok Press): The Solomon Islands' only weekdays daily newspaper, the Solomon Star, has been banned from sale in the three provincial towns of Western Province. See... SOLOMON IS: Provincial ban on Solomon Star [1] in the wire


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00165.htm


SCOOP WORLD NEWS ROUNDUP:

Clinton On Middle East Peace - Interview of President Clinton by Israeli TV [1] China Trade Bill At US Senate - Senate Votes to Invoke Cloture on China PNTR Bill [2] North Korean Meets Albright - Albright And North Korean Minister's Press Comment [3] ASEAN - Albright at the ASEAN Post Ministerial Conference [4] - Albright Intervention at the ASEAN Meeting (1) [5] Amnesty On Egypt - Muslim Brothers on trial must be released [6] Venezuelan Election - Chávez's Certain Victory in Venuzuela Election [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00172.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00171.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00170.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00169.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00168.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00167.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00163.htm

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