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PM’s Privacy Invaded In Sunday Paper Story
$570,000 Compensation For Unjust Jailing
Anti Gay Film Cleared For Screening
SCOOP UPGRADE – WHAT DO YOU THINK?
Scoop Sport: Lions Vs Taranaki
Australian Media News
Scoop Opinion: Reflecting On Rogernomics
Scoop Opinion: Prebble’s Latest Missive
Scoop World: Rectal Disease Deception
Scoop World: Rugby In The Solomons
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PM’s Privacy Invaded In Sunday Paper Story

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the Sunday Star Times article on a proposed commercial boarding house in her electorate seriously distorted the facts about the planning application and her submission on it. See … Helen Clark deplores Sunday Star Times attack [1] . National Housing Spokesman Tony Ryall said Miss Clark’s submission revealed a streak of snobbery in the Prime Minister. See … PM Caught Out On Snobbery, Hypocrisy [2] . New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters sided with the Prime Minister, leaping on the opportunity for another attack on the media. See…Prime Minister Entitled To Private Life [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00023.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00025.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00024.htm


$570,000 Compensation For Unjust Jailing

- Justice Minister Phil Goff announced today that Cabinet has decided to pay $570,696.93 by way of compensation to an Auckland man who was wrongly convicted and imprisoned on sexual charges. See... Compensation For A Wrongly Convicted Individual [1] and New guidelines for compensation payments adopted [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00022.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00021.htm


Anti Gay Film Cleared For Screening

- An overhaul of the Human Rights Commission is clearly urgent, following the anti-gay video case, according to ACT Justice spokesman Stephen Franks MP. See... Human Rights Commission review urgent - Franks [1] and the Commission’s response Human Rights Commission Rejects Criticism [2] . See also an Editorial in the May issue of Faith in Focus, magazine of the Reformed Churches of New Zealand. See... Law Morality and the Chief Film Censor [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00017.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00011.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00013.htm


SCOOP UPGRADE – WHAT DO YOU THINK?

- Spring is the season of renewal. And Scoop, as you will know, is constantly listening to its readers, as well as pondering the significance of the seasons, and weather. See... Spring Has Sprung – And Scoop Gets A Facelift! [1] in the Scoops wire.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0009/S00006.htm


Scoop Sport: Lions Vs Taranaki

- TARANAKI failed to take their chance to make any impact in Saturday's NPC game and unofficial Hurricanes trial won comprehensively 41-13 by Wellington at WestpacTrust Stadium. See... NPC Rugby Wellington versus Taranaki [1] . See also... Scoop Images: Lions vs Taranaki (2) [2] and Scoop Images: Lions vs Taranaki (1) [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00008.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00011.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00010.htm


Australian Media News

. For the latest Australian Media news bulletin from Ash Long see... Media Flash - Sept 4 - Website Launch Announcement [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00009.htm


Scoop Opinion: Reflecting On Rogernomics

- Rogernomics, or the reform of social, political and economic institutions according to free-market principles was a product of the First Past the Post system. Writes Aaron Bhatnagar. See... Rogernomics In The Era Of MMP [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00010.htm


Scoop Opinion: Prebble’s Latest Missive

The coalition’s first round of spending proposals has produced bids for hundreds of millions of dollars. Ministers have responded to the Finance Minister’s call for corre-sponding cuts by offering just four! Write ACT leader Richard Prebble in his Letter From Wellington [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00027.htm


Scoop World: Rectal Disease Deception

- Get out your abacus, and follow along, if you can. There's some fancy math going on here.How DPH Cooked HIV Infection Numbers [1] .. for more from ACTUP San Francisco see... Dissidents Ask, 'HIV Or Poverty?' [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00016.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00017.htm


Scoop World: Rugby In The Solomons

- GIZO, Solomon Islands (WP): A rugby match between the New Zealand Navy and a Honiara select side was abandoned when ethnic Malaitan militants went on firing spree, scaring players and spectators. See... Solomons: MEF Militant Shooting Halts Rugby Match [1] . MORE INTERNATIONAL NEWS - FIJI - FIJI: New USP chancellor installed [2] - Fiji Review Commission Branded A 'Fraud' [3] - Fiji Times challenges move towards new constitution [4] - AUSTRALIA - Aboriginal Tent Embassy set to stay [5] - EAST TIMOR - ETAN Calls Indonesian Suspect List Inadequate [6] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00015.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00014.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00013.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00010.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00012.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00011.htm


New Scoop Hobbiton Pic

- Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. See... Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm

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