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Scoop Is In The House - Questions
OLYMPIC UPDATE: Tait Pulls Out - Tall Blacks Vs Italy
Dollar Hits New Low This Afternoon
Serious Sludge
Simon Upton Resigns For OECD Position
Rankin On The Leaving Of God’s Own Country
Iraqi Armed Forces On Alert Against Possible US Strike
Greens Say It With Apples On Car Free Day
OLYMPIC UPDATE: More Olympic Injury Trouble
Scoop World: UK Jury Convinced GE Crop Destruction Justified
Rest Of The World Shares Economic Woes – Cullen
Common Currency Risk To Exporters – Lincoln Professor


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Scoop Is In The House

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Aussie Views On Overstayers – Singapore Trade Agreement – Bunkle On Inflation - Maori Child Welfare And The Treaty – Closing The Gaps – ERA Reaction – Bob Simcock’s Child Abuse Conference – Tony O’Reilly – ... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 21 September [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00141.htm


OLYMPIC UPDATE: Tait Pulls Out - Tall Blacks Vs Italy

- DISASTER has again struck New Zealand's Olympic dreams with defending equestrian gold medalist and national flag-bearer Blyth Tait pulling out of the individual three day event. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Thursday, 21 Sept, 2000 [1] - THE TALL Blacks played excellent basketball today to really extend European champions, Italy, before finally suffering a hard-fought 78-66 defeat. See SCOOP Olympic Update, Thursday, 21Sept, 2000 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00140.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00142.htm


Dollar Hits New Low This Afternoon

- At 3.30 pm this afternoon the Kiwi dollar had fallen further against the US Dollar, trading at a new low of 40.13 US Cents. Dollar In Motion Links - (YAHOO - USD [1] )


[1] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=NZD&t=USD


Serious Sludge

- IN TODAY’S EDITION: Sludge Gets Serious About The Disintegrating World Economy. See... Sludge Report #30 – Things Fall Apart [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00139.htm


Simon Upton Resigns For OECD Position

- National list MP and Foreign Affairs Spokesperson, Simon Upton, announced today that he would be resigning from Parliament early in the New Year to take up a full time position at the OECD in Paris for the next three years. See... Simon Upton Resignation from Parliament [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00346.htm


Rankin On The Leaving Of God’s Own Country

- A report by investment bank ABN Amro suggests that New Zealand is in for a long spell of net emigration and that house prices will fall by about 15%. This report was the subject of a Question to Parliament yesterday from Opposition leader Jenny Shipley. See... Keith Rankin: Leaving Godzone [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00136.htm


Iraqi Armed Forces On Alert Against Possible US Strike

- Iraq has placed the total of its armed forces on full alert in anticipation of any possible US strike following recent threats against Kuwait and Saudi Arabia according to Arab newspaper Al-Zaman. John Howard reports. See... Iraqi Armed Forces Placed On Alert [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00138.htm


Greens Say It With Apples On Car Free Day

- Green MPs were at Wellington railway station this morning handing out organic apples to public transport users, as a thank you gift from the earth. See... Organic Apples A Thankyou Gift On Car Free Day [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00137.htm

OLYMPIC UPDATE: More Olympic Injury Trouble

- AFTER yesterday's tragic withdrawal of eventing thoroughbred Ready Teddy New Zealanders were rocked again Wednesday when star sprinter Chris Donaldson pulled out of the blue ribind 100 metres. See... SCOOP Olympic Update, Thursday 20 September, 2000 [1] . For earlier updates see... SCOOP Olympic Update, Wednesday 19 Sept, 2000 [2] and Horse Injuries Dash Medal Hopes Again [3] ... more Olympics Updates are linked below, and HERE [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00135.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00130.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00126.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=olympics


Scoop World: UK Jury Convinced GE Crop Destruction Justified

- London, 20th September, 2000 Twenty-eight Greenpeace volunteers were acquitted today of criminal damage at Norwich Crown Court, Eastern England. The volunteers had gone on trial on September 4th on charges relating to a Greenpeace action at Lyng, Norfolk. See... 28 Greenpeace Volunteers Acquitted In GM Trial [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00199.htm


Rest Of The World Shares Economic Woes – Cullen

- The Minister of Finance Dr Michael Cullen, reports his visits to German financial institutions in Frankfurt were worthwhile and positive. See... Oil Up & Currency Down A Global Problem - Cullen [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00332.htm


Common Currency Risk To Exporters – Lincoln Professor

- Much of the push for a common currency seems to be linked to the idea that one New Zealand dollar should have the same value as one Australian dollar. This is very appealing for importers, but it would create large problems for exporters. See... ANZAC Currrency Would Pose Risks For Exporters [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00110.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

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Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

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Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

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