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Are Green Scientists Turning Yellow?
Scoop Opinion: More Upton On The Treaty
Hard News Is Here!
Chaudhry In Auckland
Weird Fish Stories
MIKE MOORE/TRADE/PROTESTS - FULL COVERAGE
Speechifying In Welllington – The Economists Conference
ERB WARS ROUND 8
Children On Children
Ban Wanted On Hallucinogenic Biscuits

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Are Green Scientists Turning Yellow?

- MP Sue Kedgley told Christchurch scientists today that some New Zealand scientists had concerns about genetic engineering but were scared to speak out. See... Kedgley Concerned About Gagging Of Scientists [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00218.htm


Scoop Opinion: More Upton On The Treaty

- Recent editions of upton-on-line have covered GM cows, trade agreements and the survival of the nation – all through the prism of the Treaty of Waitangi. See... Upton-on-line: Even More on the Treaty [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00215.htm


Hard News Is Here!

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... sometimes politics moves far beyond the stage where any rational citizen can give a rat's arse about it. Sometimes it happens twice in a week. See... HARD NEWS 11/8/00 - Beyond a Joke [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00062.htm


Chaudhry In Auckland

- About 2000 people attended a Public Meeting at Mahatama Gandhi Centre of Auckland on Thursday to hear deposed PM of Fiji, Mr Mahendra Chaudhry. Mr Chaudhry were accompanied by his wife Mrs Chaudhry and other delegation from Fiji. See... Large Crowd to hear Chaudhry [1] and Mrs Padarath apologies on behalf of Fijians [2] in the Headlines wire for Rohit Kumar’s report. Related: - Goff to Apia for South Pacific Forum Meeting [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00059.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00058.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00194.htm


Weird Fish Stories

- Could fish become organic computers? See... Scoop Link: Weird Fish Story Of The Week [1] in the Headlines wire. Meanwhile SEAFIC is concerned about the torture of live lobsters as a result of the ERB. See... ERB Bill Allows For Torture Of Live Lobsters [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00060.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00067.htm


MIKE MOORE/TRADE/PROTESTS - FULL COVERAGE

- Wellington Protest Report - About 12 protestors turned up in blustery conditions outside Government House, Wellington, this morning to protest against the World Trade Organisation and Former New Zealand PM Mike Moore’s involvement with it. Emily Toxward reports. See... 12 Moore Protestors Turn Up In Blustery Conditions [1] in the Headlines wire. - Tino Rangitiratanga Threats On Singapore Free Trade - Singaporean investment may be violently targeted say Maori Independence supporters if the Singaporean and New Zealand governments fail to include Maori formally in the current negotiations of a Free Trade Agreement. See... Potential Threat To Singaporean Investment - Maori [2] in the Politics wire.
-Protesters Target Moore - NZ's Secret Weapon Against The WTO - Mike Moore, director general of the WTO and former PM, is receiving the Order of NZ tomorrow at 10-30am at Government house. The PMA will be protesting outside Government House to voice their opposition. GATT Watchdog will stage a “reception” for Mr Moore, from 11.30am-2pm on Monday (14 August) outside the Centra Hotel, Cashel St, Christchurch where he will address a luncheon. See... Wgtn - Tomorrow, Mike Moore [3] and Fair Trade Group Targets WTO with "Secret Weapon" [4] , both in the Politics wire.
- TUF On Moore - For Trade Union Federation commentary On Mike Moore Protests…See... Moore visit a symbol of “democracy deficit” [5] in the Politics wire.
- Warning Over Australian Crackdown - Just over one month out from the Sydney Olympics Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said she was horrified at new legislation which would give the Australian military new and wide ranging new powers to suppress domestic unrest.See... Greens disturbed by new powers for Aus. military [6] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00061.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00073.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00064.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00063.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00076.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00205.htm


Speechifying In Welllington – The Economists Conference

- Everyone is talking to the economists… See.. Margaret Wilson [1] “The Employment Relations Bill and the government's programme for resolution of historical Treaty of Waitangi Grievances” - Trevor Mallard [2] - Jim Sutton [3] - Mark Burton [4] - Jim Anderton [5] - Steve Maharey [6] - Richard Prebble [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00214.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00213.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00209.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00206.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00201.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00198.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00219.htm


ERB WARS ROUND 8

- The Government's shambolic performance in Parliament late last night over the Employment Relations Bill reflects its whole approach to managing the New Zealand economy, National's Max Bradford said today. See... Employment Relations Bill mess [1] in the Parliament wire. - NATIONAL - Unions get Government pay-back [2] - GREEN - Greens pleased with Govt. support for amendment [3] - NATIONAL - National:Overturning "compulsory unionism in drag" [4] ... SEE ALSO SPECIAL ERB WARS [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00212.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00216.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00210.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00207.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/erb.html


Children On Children

- Children themselves are aware of the danger that can surround them at home. See... Children’s Charter on Children’s Rights [1] in the Politics wire. The Commissioner of Children says it is Time to speak for children [2] . EARLIER: - Christian Heritage -CHP Supports Starship Paediatricians [3] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00075.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00071.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00060.htm


Ban Wanted On Hallucinogenic Biscuits

-“The Corrective Party is appalled, disgusted and degraded at the continued hallucinogenic properties of the “Toffee Pops” chocolate biscuit. When a woman eats this chocolate biscuit, she entertains fantasies of nubile scantily clad men in their ... See... Stop Hallucinogenic Chocolate Biscuits!!! [1] in the Politics wire. THE ECSTASY DEBATE: - LIBERTARIANZ - Killjoy Christians Orgasmic Over Proposed Drug Ban [2] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00062.htm

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