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S11: Tomorrow Will Be Bigger
S11: Australian Consulate General In Auckland Occupied
S11: Protests Seriously Disrupt Economic Forum’s Progress
S11: Scoop Link: Melbourne Indy Media
Scoop Opinion: We Need A Global People’s Parliament
Terms Of Trade Increase
S11: Green MPs At Melbourne S11 Protests
Great Statesman, Great Cup Of Tea?
Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
West Timor Milita Attacks Continue, To UN Condemnation
Hard News Is Here: Forbidden Words
Latest News From Millennium Summit
Green Demonstration To Highlight Exhaust Emissions
Problems With Good Faith Code Predictable
New $11.8m R&D Fund

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Tomorrow Will Be Bigger

- Tomorrow’s S11 protests in Melbourne could be even bigger, with Unions making their presence felt, Green MP Nandor Tanczos said. See... Tomorrow's Protests Could be Be Bigger - Tanczos [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00058.htm


Australian Consulate General In Auckland Occupied

- The protesters have been asked to leave, and most media have now left the foyer of the Australian Consulate General Office, where a peaceful protest of around 35 people is taking place. Protestors Occupy Australian Consulate General [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00053.htm


Protests Seriously Disrupt Economic Forum’s Progress

- The World Economic Forum in Melbourne may not be able to go ahead today, with thousands of protestors blocking the entrances to the venue for the forum, preventing bus loads of delegates from entering, Green MP and protestor Nandor Tanczos said. See... S11 Protestors Keeping Delegates Out [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00052.htm


Scoop Link: Melbourne Indy Media

- Visit http://melbourne.indymedia.org/ [1] for coverage of the S11 protests as they unfold, and stories relating to the protests.


[1] - http://melbourne.indymedia.org/


Scoop Opinion: We Need A Global People’s Parliament

- The UN Millennium Summit ended Friday by adopting ambitious goals for the UN to strengthen peacekeeping, and to reduce poverty, disease and illiteracy in the 21st Century - I doubt it will happen. We need a global Internet People's Parliament. See... Howard’s End: Internet People's Parliament [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00050.htm


Terms Of Trade Increase

- Merchandise terms of trade rose in the June 2000 quarter, latest Overseas Trade Indexes released today by Statistics New Zealand show. The 1.2 per cent increase in the merchandise terms of trade, following two quarters of decreases, is due to merchandise export ... See... Increase in Terms Of Trade [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00048.htm


Green MPs At Melbourne S11 Protests

- Green MPs Nandor Tanczos and Sue Bradford are in Melbourne today to attend a number of alternative meetings to the World Economic Forum, and demonstrations against the forum. Watch the headlines wire for updates from the protests. See... Greens to join alternative World Economic Forum [1] and Background on World Economic Forum [2] . Meanwhile Australian Greens Senator Bob Brown has been successful in getting Senate backing for a motion in support of the right to protest at the World Economic Forum (s11). See... Senate Backs Right to Protest at s11 [3] . ACT MP Owen Jennings has slammed the Green Party for supporting the pair of protesting MPs. see..Green WTO Protest Irresponsible - Jennings [4] . Opposition Finance spokesman Bill English has confirmed he will be attending the Summit. See... English To Attend Economic Summit [5] . See also... The WEF and the so called dangers of free trade [6] from the New Zealand Liberation Party.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00119.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00120.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00062.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00134.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00143.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00045.htm


Great Statesman, Great Cup Of Tea?

- New Zealand's classic tea brand Choysa is co-starring with another household name in a cheeky new television commercial intended to stir up a quality issue. See... Political Storm In A Teacup [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00047.htm


Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- Helen Clark’s statement that we should consider replacing the Kiwi with the Aussie makes no more sense than Michael Cullen’s calls for common citizenship. The Aussie is also a tiny currency. The only currency worth looking at is the US... See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00162.htm


West Timor Milita Attacks Continue, To UN Condemnation

- Security Council condemns militia attacks in West Timor - Militia attacks continue in West Timor in wake of murder of UN relief workers See... Security Council condemns militia attacks in Timor [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00109.htm


Hard News Is Here: Forbidden Words

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Yes, after a chat with the Prime Minister this week, Tariana Turia agreed that she wouldn't refer to the devastation of the Maori population under colonisation as a "holocaust" ever again. See... HARD NEWS - Filtering Forbidden Words [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00040.htm


Latest News From Millennium Summit

- Millennium Summit adopts Declaration charting UN's future course - Annan tells world leaders that he will work for Summit goals, and they must too - Summit co-chairs praise leaders for “frank and constructive” dialogue - Calls for “Globalization for all”... See... UN News: Millennium Summit News Roundup [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00108.htm


Green Demonstration To Highlight Exhaust Emissions

- The Green Party will be holding demonstrations this Monday (11 September) in Auckland and Christchurch to highlight car emission pollution in New Zealand cities. See... Green MPs on rush hour protest for emissions [1] and Greens propose package to tackle vehicle pollution [2] . See also... Government tackling vehicle exhaust emissions [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories /PA0009/S00152.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00151.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00155.htm


Problems With Good Faith Code Predictable

- “Problems trying to put together a code of good faith under the new Employment Relations Act are entirely predictable,” National's Industrial Relations spokesperson Max Bradford said today. See... Trouble With Good Faith Code Entirely Predictable [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00157.htm


New $11.8m R&D Fund

- The Government's new $11.8 million grants scheme to help firms carry out research and development opens for business on Monday. See... Private sector R&D fund opens for business [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00156.htm


Defence Symposium With Indonesia Hypocritical

- The Government's decision to go ahead with a naval symposium in Auckland where Indonesia will be represented smacks of hypocrisy, National Defence spokesperson Wayne Mapp said today. See... Another example of Helen's hypocrisy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00154.htm


Doctor Not Helping Sick Economy

- The Green Party says the minority Labour-Alliance Government's economic formula will not improve the health of the New Zealand economy and could make it even more fragile than it currently is. See... Dr Cullen's medicine makes us sick - Greens [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00153.htm


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