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A Solution To The Maori Fishing Problem?
NZ Representative To East Timor
Anae Concerned About Overstayers Crackdown
CYFS Excluded From Child Abuse Conference
Joint Command Centre For NZ Military
Dr Cullen Addresses Frankfurt Investors’ Lunch
Steps Towards restoring public confidence in the health system

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House - & The House Is On The Web
Richard Prebble’s Letter from Wellington
Cardboard Box Protest Over Emergency Benefit
Today Is World Peace Day

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A Solution To The Maori Fishing Problem?

- “Immediate passage of the draft Mäori Fisheries Amendment Bill is the only way to stop the destruction of $1 million of Mäori wealth every month,” Harry Mikaere, Chairman of the Treaty Tribes Coalition, said at Parliament today. See... Iwi Present Solution To Mäori Fisheries Allocation [1] , MÄORI FISHERIES AMENDMENT BILL - TEXT [2] , . Draft Maori Fisheries Bill - Background and Q&A [3] and Harry Mikaere Spch - Mäori Fisheries Amendment [4] . See also the Minister’s speech receiving the offer of assistance.. Parekura Horomia: Treaty Tribes Submission Presentation Speech [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00094.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00093.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00092.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00295.htm


NZ Representative To East Timor

- New Zealand’s Representative to East Timor will be career foreign service officer Jonathan Austin, Foreign Minister Phil Goff announced today. See... New Zealand To Send Representative To East Timor [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00288.htm


Anae Concerned About Overstayers Crackdown

- Opposition Pacific Affairs Spokesperson Arthur Anae is to meet with the Minister of Immigration and other MPs today to express concerns surrounding a controversial crack-down on long-term overstayers. See... Minister must put amnesty on the agenda [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00292.htm


CYFS Excluded From Child Abuse Conference

- National's Bob Simcock says he is sickened by the actions of Social Services Minister Steve Maharey, who has banned the Child, Youth and Family Service from taking part in a forum on child abuse. See... Maharey Bans CYFS From Conference On Child Abuse [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00290.htm


Joint Command Centre For NZ Military

- The command and control of New Zealand Defence Force operations will be centred on a new joint headquarters to be established at Trentham in the Upper Hutt. See... Joint operational headquarters for NZDF [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00285.htm


Dr Cullen Addresses Frankfurt Investors’ Lunch

- Dr Michael Cullen Finance Minister 17 September 2000 Speech Notes 12 noon Monday 18 September (Frankfurt time) Frankfurt Investors' Luncheon See... Dr Cullen's speech to Frankfurt Investors' Lunch [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00287.htm


Steps Towards restoring public confidence in the health system

- Health Minister Annette King says the introduction of quality standards into new contracts between the Health Funding Authority and community medical testing laboratories are a positive step towards restoring public confidence in the health system. See... Quality Standards in Contracts a Positive Step [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00286.htm

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS


Scoop Is In The House - & The House Is On The Web

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: ANZAC Dollar – Teacher Registration – Dollar Woes and Oil Prices – Saving Whales – Evening Post Business Poll – TVNZ Charter - Industry Training –Oil Prices and Consumption – Constitutional Reform - Insider Trading – Mangaroa Prison Settlement – Benefit Levels. See… SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –19 September [1] . See also ... Parliament Question Time On The Web [2] and Prebble Welcomes Parliament Onto The Internet [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00127.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00104.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00296.htm


Richard Prebble’s Letter from Wellington

- The coalition has greeted the Olympic 'truce' on the media's coverage of politics with huge relief. In Wellington the political news is just grim for the Government. See... Richard Prebble’s Letter from Wellington #30 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00294.htm


Cardboard Box Protest Over Emergency Benefit

- Students camped out in cardboard boxes out side Parliament yesterday, in protest of the government voting not to reinstate the Community Wage Student. See... Cardboard Box Protest Over Emergency Benefit [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00125.htm


Good News About The Current Account For A Change!

- Statistics NZ yesterday afternoon announced substantial revisions to their balance of payments statistics series. The current account deficit for the year to March 2000 is now recorded as 7.1% of GDP rather previously published 8.2%. See…Newsflash: Balance Of Payments Better Than Thought [2] . See also PM's presser comments... PM Says Current Account Revision Is Good News [3] and Deutsche Bank analysis...Balance of Payments Revisions - Q2 2000 [4] .


[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00114.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00118.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00098.htm


Today Is World Peace Day

- New Zealand joins 195 other nations around the world in celebrating World Peace Day on Tuesday, 19 September. See... World Peace Day Celebrations At Parliament [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00089.htm

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