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JUST POLITICS
Overstayer Review Wanted
Stigleygate: All Will Be Revealed
Talking To The Aussies - First Michael, Now Mother Earth
FULL COVERAGE MENINGITIS AND HOUSING:
FULL COVERAGE JUNIOR DOCTORS STRIKE:
Are They Eating Our Dogs Over There?
Cropping Farmers Reality Check
Animals Not First Anymore


POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
Are Green Scientists Turning Yellow?
Scoop Opinion: More Upton On The Treaty
Warning Over Australian Crackdown
Speechifying In Welllington – The Economists Conference
ERB WARS ROUND 8
Children On Children

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JUST POLITICS

Overstayer Review Wanted

- The Green Party's immigration spokesperson Keith Locke has backed Mangere MP Taito Phillip Field's call for a review of the overstayer legislation. See... Overstayer review required urgently - Locke [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00220.htm


Stigleygate: All Will Be Revealed

- National MP Murray McCully says he will write to all local authorities to give a full account of the Stigley saga. See... Murray McCully will report to local authorities [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00208.htm


Talking To The Aussies - First Michael, Now Mother Earth

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons will be the guest speaker at the Tasmanian Green Party AGM in Tasmania this weekend. See... Guest speaker at Australian Green AGM [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00204.htm


FULL COVERAGE MENINGITIS AND HOUSING:

- Government - Findings of Meningococcal Disease study [1] - Government - Overcrowding link to Meningococcal Disease [2] - National -Gosche needs reality check [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00203.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00202.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00211.htm


FULL COVERAGE JUNIOR DOCTORS STRIKE:

- Libertarianz - “After seventy years of socialised medicine people continue to die on public hospital waiting lists” See.. Nanny to Force Junior Doctors into Slavery? [1] - Medical Specialists - “Senior Doctors Can’t Guarantee Patient Safety [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00074.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00072.htm


Are They Eating Our Dogs Over There?

- The New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, today received firm evidence that New Zealand has been targeted as a country from which to source dogs for human consumption in Asia.See... Evidence Of Dog Meat Trade [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00195.htm


Cropping Farmers Reality Check

- “Ask any arable farmer about the boom down on the farm, and he will tell you to 'get real', according to Neil Barton, Chair of Federated Farmers Grains Council.” See... Get Real - Arable Industry Reality Check [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00070.htm


Animals Not First Anymore

- The Electoral Commission announced yesterday that at the political party’s request it had cancelled the registration and logo of the Animals First Party. See... Animals First Party Deregistered [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00068.htm

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS

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


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.

[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


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