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Hard News Is Here
Producer Price Inflation Increases at 10-Year High
Scoop Opinion: Upton’s Odds And Ends
Scoop Opinion: Eco-Economy – Whose Money Is It Anyway?
Helen Welcome In NY - But Dalai Lama Is Not
Golden Handshake for Health Boss
WTO Protests And The Anti Globalisation Movement – A Canadian Spook Perspective
Dame Silvia Cartwright Is Next Governor General
Scoop World: Bishop Condemns Solomons Lawlessness

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Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... It's In the Bag, Top Town, Lotto - and now, another great Kiwi game - What Will That Dollar Do? See... HARD NEWS - The Money or the Bodybag? [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00138.htm


Producer Price Inflation Increases at 10-Year High

- Producers' output and input prices have both recorded the largest annual increase for 10 years, according to the latest Producers Price Index (PPI) figures released by Statistics New Zealand. See... Producer Price Increases at 10-Year High [1] in the Business wire. See also..analysis...Data Flash: Producer Prices Q2/2000 [2] . The figures do not appear to have affected the dollar greatly today which remains around the 43.5 US Cent level. LINKS TO Dollar In Motion - (YAHOO - NZ/US Cross [3] )


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00190.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00191.htm
[3] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=NZD&t=USD


Scoop Opinion: Upton’s Odds And Ends

- After several marathon editions, upton-on-line dabbles in a few odds and ends: military hardware, whales and roads to nowhere. For the latest edition of Upton On-line eee... Upton-on-line: The military, whales and roads [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00517.htm


Scoop Opinion: Eco-Economy – Whose Money Is It Anyway?

- This weeks collapse of the New Zealand dollar should bring the free market experiment of the last fifteen years into question. Writes Finlay Thompson. See... Eco-Economy: Who is in Control of the Money? [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00137.htm


Helen Welcome In NY - But Dalai Lama Is Not

- More than 1,000 religious and spiritual leaders from around the world will meet for the Millennium World Peace Summit at the United Nations, but the Dalai Lama, excluded for fear of offending China, will be absent. Heather MacKay Reports. See... Dalai Lama Excluded From Millennium Summit [1] in the Headlines wire. See also... PM Heads To New York For Millennium Summit [2] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00140.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00120.htm


Golden Handshake for Health Boss

- The first massive golden handshake of Annette King's health reforms has been revealed - with the former Healthlink South boss being paid out $265,000 for quitting her job, National Health spokesperson Wyatt Creech said today. But Health Minister Annette King says the voluntary amalgamation of the two Canterbury Hospital and Health Services, Healthlink South and Canterbury Health, should be seen as a long-term gain for taxpayers. See... First Golden-Handshake Of Health Reforms Revealed [1] and Healthlink South Severance Payout [2] , in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00499.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00502.htm


WTO Protests And The Anti Globalisation Movement – A Canadian Spook Perspective

- The following is a Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) report on the anti-globalization movement. A Canadian Spook Perspective On Anti-Globalisation [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00156.htm


Dame Silvia Cartwright Is Next Governor General

- Prime Minister Helen Clark today welcomed the announcement that the Queen has approved the appointment of Dame Silvia Cartwright to succeed Sir Michael Hardie Boys as Governor-General of New Zealand. See... PM welcomes Governor-General-designate [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00474.htm


Scoop World: Bishop Condemns Solomons Lawlessness

GIZO, Solomon Islands: The Archbishop of the Catholic Church in the Solomon Islands, Archbishop Adrian Smith, has condemned the culprits of the general “lawlessness” in the country’s capital, Honiara. See... Solomons: Archbishop Condemns 'Lawlessness' [1] in the International wire. See also… MEF Seizes Humanitarian Supplies [2] . MORE INTERNATIONAL STORIES: - FIJI - FIJI: USP students deny campus 'terror' [3] - Fiji Times Chief Editor Given Work Permit [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00154.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00157.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00153.htm

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

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