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JUST POLITICS
What Price For Art?
Libertarianz Plan To Kick Butt
Changes At The Correspondence School
Booming Organics
Maharey On Getting The Nation Working
Speechifying…
Fathers Are Parents Too – ACT Revives Shared Parenting Campaign
Murder Epidemic – Are Ministers Responsible?
Shipping Review
Ellis Inquiry Extended

TOP SCOOPS
Hard News Is Here
Scoop Opinion: Upton On Turia
Kiwi Parliamentarians In Timor

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JUST POLITICS

What Price For Art?

- At a time when child abuse is rampant and social services are stretched to the limit attempting to save at-risk, predominantly Maori, children, Te Papa is spending $1.78 on a Colin McCahon painting. Christian Heritage is not impressed. See... Money Well-Spent? [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0009/S00003.htm


Libertarianz Plan To Kick Butt

- ... all fired up and ready to kick butt this weekend - right across the North Island are the Libertarianz. See... Smokesfree Sponsored Smokers Day Out ... [1] in the Politics wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0009/S00001.htm


Changes At The Correspondence School

- Education Minister Trevor Mallard today announced a restructuring of The Correspondence School. See... The Correspondence School Faces New Future [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00007.htm


Booming Organics

- Green Party MP and organic farmer Ian Ewen-Street said if the rest of the export sector could match even a fraction of the performance of organic exports the economy would be booming. See... Organics exports soaring - Greens [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00006.htm


Maharey On Getting The Nation Working

- Horowhenua's successful One More Worker scheme exemplifies the type of grass-roots employment initiatives the Government wants to promote, Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey said today. See... Horowhenua 'One More Worker' Scheme [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00005.htm


Speechifying…

Several Speeches from Ministers this morning and yesterday evening… See... Phillida Bunkle - Hawke's Bay Cleaner Production [1] , Lianne Dalziel - Launch of Institute for Research on Ageing [2] and Phill Goff Speaks To Freedom Foundation [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00003.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00001.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00608.htm


Fathers Are Parents Too – ACT Revives Shared Parenting Campaign

- A Fathers Day march in Auckland on Sunday will provide the venue for the national launch of a Citizens Initiated Referendum petition on Shared Parenting, being promoted by ACT MP Muriel Newman. Fathers Day March & Shared Parenting Petition [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0009/S00002.htm


Murder Epidemic – Are Ministers Responsible?

- The Ministers of Justice and Corrections must answer if any of the last three days’ murderers were out on bail or parole, ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks stated today. See... Ministers' Responsibility For Murder Epidemic [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00610.htm


Shipping Review

- A review into the future of the New Zealand Shipping Industry was announced today by the Minister of Transport Mark Gosche. See... Shipping Review Announced [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00609.htm


Ellis Inquiry Extended

- Justice Minister Phil Goff said today that the report back date for the Ministerial Inquiry into Mr Peter Ellis's case being carried out by retired Chief Justice Sir Thomas Eichelbaum has been extended until 28 February 2001. See... Ellis Inquiry [1] in the Parliament wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00606.htm


POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS


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


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