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Hard News Is Here
Scoop Opinion: Upton On Turia
Kiwi Parliamentarians In Timor
Scoop 72…Sports Roundup
Scoop And NOAA A Great Team
Scoop World: Petrol Protests In France
Scoop Link: Sydney Indymedia – Independent Olympic Coverage
Scoop World: Day Of The “Disappeared”
MORE INTERNATIONAL STORIES
Scoop Business: MessageMedia GM Appointed
Scoop Business: NZ Telecommunications Technology For Olympics

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Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Following a recent pattern of government ministers getting into strife more for their words than deeds - come in, Michael Cullen - the associate minister of Maori Affairs, Tariana Turia, this week made a speech to the New Zealand Psychological Society. See... HARD NEWS: Talkback Means Never Having to Listen [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0009/S00001.htm


Scoop Opinion: Upton On Turia

- Tariana Turia has introduced a new pathological state into day-to-day conversation. It’s Post Colonial Traumatic Stress Disorder (PCTSD). This issue gets behind the sensational treatment it has received in the media. See... Upton-on-line: Traumatic Stress Disorders Issue [1] in the Parliament wire. MORE ON POST COLONIAL STRESS DISORDER - INSTITUTE FOR POLITICAL EDUCATION - Pop Media & Pop Politicians Cynical And Obscene [2] - MICHAEL CULLEN - 'Colonisation' comments not government policy [3] - PEACE MOVEMENT AOTEAROA - Denial Of The Effects Of Colonisation ? [4] - TURIA'S SPEECH - Psychological Society Conference - Tariana Turia [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00004.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00191.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00587.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00190.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00558.htm


Kiwi Parliamentarians In Timor

- Graham Kelly, MP, chair of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade and six of his Parliamentary colleagues spent today in Suai visiting New Zealand Defence Force personnel serving with the United Nations Transitionary Autyhority in East Timor (UNTAET). See... Defence Select Committee In East Timor [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0009/S00002.htm


Scoop 72…Sports Roundup

- TUA to fight in Vegas: The David Tua camp believes it has already won the first round of the build-up to upcoming professional world heavyweight boxing title fight with the bout being confirmed for one of the acknowledged homes of the fight-game ... See... SCOOP 72 - Scoop's 72 hour sports round-up [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00174.htm


Scoop And NOAA A Great Team

- "This is the first real weather pattern change in the West for three months," said Bob Nester, a National Weather Service forecaster. - CNN.COM [1] Weather patterns reported first on Scoop are creating an opportunity for fire fighters in the Mid West of the US to finally have a fighting chance against wild-fires that have reached epidemic proportions. See...Scoop Images: A Big Chill Comes To The Fireground [2] for Scoop's Scoop report. See also...WASHINGTON POST [3] and ASSOCIATED PRESS [4] .


[1] - http://www.cnn.com/2000/US/08/30/wildfires.03/index.html
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00152.htm
[3] - http://washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/articles/A50420-2000Aug30.html
[4] - http://dailynews.yahoo.com/h/ap/20000831/ts/western_fires.html


Scoop World: Petrol Protests In France

- Government inquiries over high fuel prices are underway in Australia and the United States while in France, taxi drivers will Friday join widening fuel price protests. John Howard reports. See... French Protest Petrol Prices [1] in the Headlines wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00171.htm


Scoop Link: Sydney Indymedia – Independent Olympic Coverage

- Sydney Indymedia is a collective of activists, media-makers, groups and individuals offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage of struggles, actions and issues around the 2000 Olympics. Everyone is a witness. Everyone is a journalist. See... NBC Versus the Internet ? [1] in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00206.htm


Scoop World: Day Of The “Disappeared”

- The Indian government should investigate the rising number of “disappeared” people in Jammu and Kashmir, Amnesty International said today, on the Day of the “Disappeared.” Amnesty International also urged investigations into an increasing number of “disappearances” reported over the last two weeks in northern Sri Lanka. See... Day Of The "Disappeared" [1] and "Disappearances" On The Rise In Sri Lanka [2] , both in the International wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0009/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0009/S00004.htm


MORE INTERNATIONAL STORIES

- GREENPEACE - Let the Games be Green : Rainbow Warrior Arrives [1] - AUSTRALIA - Australian Migration Research Data on CD-ROM [2] - EAST TIMOR - Australia to build Parliament House in East Timor [3] - RUSSIA - Intimidatory Raid On Glasnost Foundation [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0009/S00003.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00207.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00204.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0009/S00002.htm


Scoop Business: MessageMedia GM Appointed

- eVentures announced today that Mr Chris Price has been appointed to MessageMedia as General Manager. See... eVentures Appoints GM Of MessageMedia [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0009/S00002.htm


Scoop Business: NZ Telecommunications Technology For Olympics

- New Zealand innovation is going for gold at the Olympics, with a Wellington-based company putting the final touches to a large contract which will see its technology being used for the first time in the telecommunications industry in Australasia. See... NZ Technology An Early Olympic Winner [1] in the Business wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0009/S00001.htm

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