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JUST POLITICS
Give Territorial’s Job Security
Strong Arm Tactics Bring Shallow Apology
Labour Launch Rural Fund
Bill To End Auckland Congestion
Cullen Losing It – ACT
Tame Iti Taxpayer Jaunt An Outrage
Energy Minister Knew Of Potential Power Crisis Two Months Ago
Timor Troops Rotation Not Addressing The Issues
Scoop Opinion: Free Trade And Human Reality
Report Of Anti-capitalists Meeting In Auckland

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
Clark Addresses State Of The World Forum, NY
Tariana and the “H” Word - Oops, I Did It Again
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers

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JUST POLITICS


Give Territorial’s Job Security

- The part-time Territorial Force soldiers who are holding together our deployment in East Timor need to know that their jobs are protected,” National's Defence Spokesman Wayne Mapp said today. See... Territorials Deserve Job Security [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00079.htm


Strong Arm Tactics Bring Shallow Apology

- The Social Services Minister's extraordinary admission it took the strong-arm tactics of Labour's three most senior Ministers to get Tariana Turia to toe the line reveals just how shallow her apology is, Shadow Leader of the House Roger Sowry said today. See... Strong-Arm Tactics To Bring Turia Into Line [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00078.htm


Labour Launch Rural Fund

- The fund is part of the Labour-Alliance coalition government's commitment to rural communities and their well-being. Rural Fund launched [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00075.htm


Bill To End Auckland Congestion

- ACT Transport spokesman and Auckland resident, Penny Webster, has placed a Bill in the Private Members ballot that will make it the Auckland Regional Council’s responsibility to finish the Auckland’s principal roading network by the end of 2005. See... Webster: My Bill Will End Auckland Traffic Woes [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00073.htm


Cullen Losing It – ACT

- Repeated statements by the Treasurer, Dr Michael Cullen, in Parliament that the BNZ had not forecast a deficit for the current financial year shows he is losing it, said ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide. See... Hide Demands Cullen Apology [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00058.htm


Tame Iti Taxpayer Jaunt An Outrage

- National MP and former Conservation Minister Nick Smith says it's outrageous that the taxpayer is funding Tame Iti's travel saying it rewarded protestors who had already cost the taxpayer a fortune. See... Tame Iti taxpayer jaunt has former Minister fuming [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00057.htm


Energy Minister Knew Of Potential Power Crisis Two Months Ago

- The Energy Minister must explain to Aucklanders why he is only now taking a public interest in the possibility of a power crisis when he's known about it for two months, National's Energy spokesperson Pansy Wong said. See... Energy Minister must explain lack of action [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00061.htm


Timor Troops Rotation Not Addressing The Issues

- “Keeping New Zealand soldiers stationed in East Timor indefinitely won't address the real problem in the region,” National's Defence Spokesman Wayne Mapp said today. See... 'Changing of the guard' isn't long term solution [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00060.htm


Scoop Opinion: Free Trade And Human Reality

- The Singapore and New Zealand governments are selling their new free trade and investment agreement as an abstraction, unlinked to people’s lives. Aziz Choudhry writes about the Singapore Free Trade agreement. See... Human realities behind the Singapore Free Trade [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00025.htm


Report Of Anti-capitalists Meeting In Auckland

- Here's a short report on the Anti-Capitalism Conference, convened by the Socialist Workers Organisation in Auckland last weekend (1-2 September). See... Auckland Anti-Capitalism Conference Report [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00024.htm

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS

Clark Addresses State Of The World Forum, NY

- I have been asked to participate today as the leader of one of the seven nations in the New Agenda grouping which has taken a key role in pushing forward the agenda for nuclear disarmament. See... PM Adress To The State Of The World Forum [1] . Scoop Background: Scoop attended the 1998 conference of the same organisation. See...Playing Politics With Saatchi & Saatchi [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/archive/scoop/stories/7b/e9/199905071315.409aa2.html


Tariana and the “H” Word - Oops, I Did It Again

- “I completely stand by my personal statement that I delivered in the House regarding my use of the word holocaust in regard to my speech last week to the New Zealand Psychological Society Conference, says Hon Tariana Turia.” See... Turia – when I made my speech [1] for last night’s statement. For Turia’s earlier statement in the house see... Intended Personal Statement of Hon Tariana Turia [2] . See also ... Ms. Turia Not Alone in Misuse of "Holocaust" [3] and Proof-Abused Infants Can Be Abusive Adults [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00063.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00026.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0009/S00014.htm


Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers

- Today's Questions concern: Tariana Turia – Child Abuse – Fire Service – Tariana Turia – BNZ Forecasts – E-Commerce Summit – The Cullenisation of the NZ Economy – Exhaust Emissions – DOC and Tame Iti’s Bridges – Burmese Drugs – Youth Parliament ... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 6 September [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00027.htm

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