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Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Syndrome, You’d Never Heard Of It Either?
End Impasse Over Fisheries Allocation
No More Dolphins For Marineland
More Petrol Price Rises
Scoop Business: Confidence Rebound In National Bank Survey
Media Flash - Aus Media News
Scoop Motoring: Volkswagen Report Card
Talk To Indonesia On Raids – IHRC
Scoop Education: Massey Staff Strike
Scoop Opinion: Loh Life – Saint Bernard Chop Suey?
Youth Parliament Votes Against Cannabis Decriminalisation
Scoop World: Terror Unleashed In Kashmir
Scoop Business: BankDirect Drop Variable Interest Rate
Scoop Business: Company Results
Scoop Arts: Canny Kiwi Performers

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Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Syndrome, You’d Never Heard Of It Either?

– Scoop brings you the speech that started the furore, and the incredulous reaction. See... Psychological Society Conference - Tariana Turia [1] in the wire for Turia’s speech. REACTION - NATIONAL - Pull yourself together Tariana [2] and Is Tariana Turia Speaking For The Govt? [3] - ACT - Re: Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Disorder [4] - NZ FIRST - Peters Slams Turia For Psycho-Babble [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00558.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00556.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00581.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00571.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00570.htm


End Impasse Over Fisheries Allocation

- ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley has today written to the Prime Minister urging the government to heed the plea of the Treaty Tribes Coalition to end the impasse over the allocation of fishing quota. See... ACT Offers Government Help In Fisheries Allocation [1] in the Parliament wire. See also Treaty Tribes latest statement on the issue...Terms For Negotiation With The Crown [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00577.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00178.htm


No More Dolphins For Marineland

- Green MP Sue Kedgley today said no more dolphins should be imported for Napier's marine zoo, Marineland, and that if the zoo could not survive without them, then it should be shut down. See... No more dolphins should be acquired by Marineland [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00580.htm


More Petrol Price Rises

- A massive increase in the refined (ready-to-go) cost of diesel and a decline in the value of the New Zealand dollar have forced BP to increase prices at its company-owned service stations with immediate effect. The amount of increase is 4 cents a litre. See... BP Announce Petrol Price Increase [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00226.htm


Confidence Rebound In National Bank Survey

- The rebound in confidence recorded in the National Bank's August survey was welcomed this morning by Finance Minister Michael Cullen. But National Finance Spokesman Bill English says the survey has been overtaken by events and does not show how businesses feel after the alarming drop in the dollar. See... Cullen - Confidence rebound welcomed [1] and Still not out of the woods [2] , both in the Parliament wire. LINKS TO Dollar In Motion - (YAHOO - NZ/US Cross [3])

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00569.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00564.htm
[3] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=NZD&t=USD

Media Flash - Aus Media News

- Inside 'Media Flash' This Week * B&T BITES BACK AT AD NEWS: Publisher Barrie Parsons Speaks Out * TOP NEWSMAN DIES: Galley Rattle For Jack Ayling - The Ace * 40 YEARS OF LEADER: Tom Mead Reflects On St George Leader (NSW) * $24,000 IN AWARDS: Bronwyn ... See... Media Flash – Aug. 28, 2000 (Aug. 30) [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00162.htm


Scoop Motoring: Volkswagen Report Card

- WHEN we last left you we had just purchased an original classic in the form of a 1966 Volkswagen 1600 TL “Fastback” Saloon with a Karmann Ghia motor. Now after two weeks on the road it's time for an early report card. See... MOTORNET: SCOOP CLASSIC II [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00163.htm


Talk To Indonesia On Raids – IHRC

- The Government should call Indonesia to account for failure to end the cross border raids into East Timor. See … Govt Should Call Indonesia To Account On Raids [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00184.htm


Scoop Education: Massey Staff Strike

- Organisation for the 24-hour strike at Massey University on September 1st is well underway. Union pickets on each campus will express staff members' opposition to University management's dismal contract offer. See... Strike action looms at Massey [1] in the Education wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0008/S00055.htm


Scoop Opinion: Loh Life – Saint Bernard Chop Suey?

- I'VE JUST finished walking my dog and as a bona fide, genuine dog-lover wandering along the beach I got to thinking about some disturbing, indeed sickening news I heard courtesy of Winston Peters a few months back. See... Saint Bernard chop suey ? - please, Winston [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00161.htm


Youth Parliament Votes Against Cannabis Decriminalisation

- Cannabis decriminalisation proponent Nandor Tanczos says young people should wait until they are over 18 before deciding whether to smoke cannabis – the youth said that wont be necessary, by voting against decriminalisation at the Youth Parliament today. See... Youth MPs Say: "We're Not Ready For Cannabis" [1] in the Headlines wire. REACTION: - GREEN - Youth vote not surprising - Tanczos [2] - NATIONAL - Youth vote should extinguish cannabis debate [3] - MILD GREENS - . Cannabis bill "mockery of evidence-based process" [4] - Coalition for Cannabis Law Reform - Coalition welcomes Youth Parliament vote [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00159.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00562.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00561.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00176.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00175.htm


Scoop World: Terror Unleashed In Kashmir

- In Occupied Kashmir the Indian troops have unleashed terror in Bandipura, Pulwama and Sopore areas, making the life of the people miserable. Delegations from these areas told newsmen in Srinagar today that Malangan and Koel Magam in Bandipura, Kaller ... See... Kashmir News Update – 27th and 28th August [1] in the International wire.
MORE INTERNATIONAL STORIES - Fiji - FIJI: Lawyer blasts police investigations [2] , The 1997 Constitution Cannot Be Reimposed By Force [3] and FIJI: USP staff call for 'soul-searching' [4] - Bouganville - BOUGAINVLLE: Countdown for rally in Arawa [5] - United States - Scoop Images: A Big Chill Comes To The Fireground [6] and Icebergs In A Bottle Quench Californian Thirst [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00186.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00185.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00181.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00183.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00182.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00152.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00154.htm


Scoop Images: New Pictures From The Wellington Vs Northland Clash

- More great pictures of the weekend’s game, by Mark Graham. See... Wellington Vs Northland Images 2 [1] and Wellington Vs Northland Images 3 [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00156.htm


Scoop Business: BankDirect Drop Variable Interest Rate

- Following a drop to its fixed rates earlier this week, BankDirect today announces a significant drop to its variable home loan interest rate from 8.45% to 8.25% and a further drop to its 1-year fixed rate from 8.10% to 7.95%. See... Bankdirect Variable Rate Now 8.25% [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00228.htm


Scoop Business: Company Results

- See... ASB Bank Increases Profit And Share Of Market [1] , Fletcher Challenge Forestry - Financial Results [2] , Fletcher Challenge Energy - Financial Results [3] , Fletcher Challenge Building - Company Result [4] , Fletcher Challenge - Consolidated Group Result [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00223.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00222.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00221.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00220.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00219.htm


Scoop Arts: Canny Kiwi Performers

- Edinburgh is exploding; every night the castle glows red and white before erupting into a brilliant display of fireworks, while saxophonists, drummers, jugglers and living statues compete with the flier distributors and tourists for footpath space ... see... Scoop Images: Exploding Edinburgh [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00160.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

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

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

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Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

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