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Who’d You Rather Work For, Soldiers?
Samuels Cleared Of Final Allegation
Scoop Arts: Arts Funding Announcements
PM’s Presser – Tariana And The PM’s Privacy
What Minister’s Are Up To This Week
Scoop World: Do Not Read This
Scoop World: Getting Angry About Gas
Scoop World: Speight Stays In Jail

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Scoop Is In The House - Questions

- ACC and Child Abuse – Tariana Turia And The Holocaust – Health Boards – Economic Activity – Public Service Commuting – Housing For The Needy – Auckland Power – Fiscal Surplus Concerns – Income Related Rents – Tame Iti’s Art – Public Trust – Health Funding – Relationships Property Bill Consideration. See...SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 5 September [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00020.htm


Scoop Images: Scoop-mobile!

..... In the rain....With Scoops' Mathew Loh... Before modification See... Scoop Images: MOTORNET [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00018.htm


Who’d You Rather Work For, Soldiers?

- The Minister of Defence Mark Burton [1] has confirmed that a third rotation of New Zealand Defence Force personnel will serve under the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor, while the Prime Minister admitted yesterday that our soldiers were underpaid. ( See also … What's next - soldiers on strike? [2] - National) Miss Clark said our soldiers, who are rumoured to have been considering joining the better paid Australian Army, have a right to be unhappy, and said the Government is looking into pay and conditions. Meanwhile the Australian Government is looking into purchasing the same ASLAV vehicles [3] the New Zealand Government has bought. They have also had trouble holding on to their computers [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00031.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00030.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00022.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00024.htm


Samuels Cleared Of Final Charge

- In a statement released today Commissioner Rob Robinson said there was insufficient evidence to charge Dover Samuels on the outstanding allegation of sexual intercourse with a woman under 20 under that person’s care or protection. See... Dover Samuels Inquiry Complete [1] in the Politics wire. See … Time To Move On [2] for Richard Prebble’s statement on the issue.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00015.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00035.htm


Scoop Arts: Arts Funding Announcements

- The first stage of Future Strengths, a three-year strategy to stabilise and strengthen the professional arts infrastructure, has been implemented by Creative New Zealand, with substantial funding increases offered to 37 professional arts organisations. See … New Creative New Zealand Arts Strategy [1] . See also … The Future Strengths Strategy [2] and Creative NZ Funding Offers [3] - MORE ARTS - After five years of research, development and consultation, “The Arts in the New Zealand Curriculum” [4] was launched today by Education Minister Trevor Mallard.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00010.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00011.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00012.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00039.htm


PM’s Presser – Tariana And PM’s Privacy

- “I’m not selling my home,” said Prime Minister Helen Clark Today, after speculation - partly fueled by her own comments - that she would move, following a Sunday Star Times article which published a map detailing where Miss Clark lives. See... Clark Has Security Worries, But Won't Move [1] . Also at today’s press conference the PM says Associate Maori Affairs Minister Tariana Turia will apologise unreservedly for comparing 19th century colonisation of New Zealand to the Nazi Holocaust. See... Turia To Apologise For Holocaust Comments [2] . EARLIER - PM - Helen Clark deplores Sunday Star Times attack [3] - NATIONAL - PM Caught Out On Snobbery, Hypocrisy [4] - NZ FIRST - Prime Minister Entitled To Private Life [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00016.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00014.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00023.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00025.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00024.htm


What Minister’s Are Up To This Week

Media Diaries for the week beginning September 4th, 2000 for: Paul Swain - Lianne Dalziel – Michael Cullen (Attending APEC) – Jim Sutton - Pete Hodgson – Trevor Mallard. See... Minister’s Media Diaries… [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00012.htm


Scoop World: Do Not Read This

- The following is a transcript of a confidential, leaked, Hill and Knowlton report on the S11 protests planned for Melbourne next week. Marked "HIGHLY CONFIDENTIAL - DO NOT DUPLICATE [1] " the report is posted on the Internet.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00025.htm


Scoop World: Getting Angry About Gas

- French protests over high fuel prices have taken a turn for the worse forcing motorists to join long queues at petrol pumps in a surge of panic buying caused by strike-paralysed fuel distribution outlets. John Howard reports. See... Queues For Petrol In France As Strikes Hit [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00019.htm


Scoop World: Speight Stays In Jail

- SUVA: The issue of whether Fiji coup leader George Speight and his rebel group charged with treason are covered under the Immunity Decree 2000 for their rebellion has been referred to the High Court. See... High Court directive blocks Speight's immunity [1] MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES - East Timor - Etan Calls For Stronger Government Action [2] - US - White House Press Briefing - Joe Lockhart Sept 1 [3] - White House Fact Sheet on National Missile Defense [4] - Clinton Remarks on National Missile Defense [5] - US/Russia - Gore Signs US-Russia Plutonium Agreement [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00023.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00026.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00021.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00020.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00019.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00018.htm

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