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Hard News Is Here And Shining!
Upton Impressed With Interest In His Evaporation
Kiwi Dollar Falls 1.2c On Contraction And Danish Referendum
Economic Activity Stalling, New GDP Figures Show
Opec Summit: The Caracas Declaration
OLYMPIC UPDATE: Netherlands Dash Last Real NZ Medal Hope
Stress Illnesses Costing Billions
Make Believe Guinea Pigs For Concerned Teachers
Scoop Business: Fixed Interest Rate Lowered
Scoop Business: Spirits Industry Meets Mike Moore

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Hard News Is Here And Shining!

- “In a world where the bloody voting against joining the Euro will probably send our dollar down again, we could do worse than to just summon the summer. Without meaning to sound unduly positive - we can't have that, can we? See... HARD NEWS 29/9/00 - Here Comes the Sun [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00201.htm


Upton Impressed With Interest In His Evaporation

- Upton-on-line’s little announcement last week seems to have caught some of the Capital’s better-informed information brokers/gossips by surprise. Upton-on-line has, in turn, been truly surprised by the amount of attention given to his forthcoming evaporation ... See... Upton-on-line: Intellectuals [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00472.htm


Kiwi Dollar Falls 1.2c On Contraction And Danish Referendum

- The New Zealand dollar fell 1.2 cents against the US dollar in morning trading buying 40.53 US cents at 11:15 this morning. This afternoon the dollar has recovered a little and at 2.30pm was buying 40.8 US Cents. New GDP figures, showing economic activity decreased in the June quarter by 0.7 per cent. The fall in the dollar began after Denmark voted against joining European Monetary Union - and has in fact recovered a little a bit since the GDP result was released. Yesterday the Kiwi was trading around 41.7 US Cents. See... Newsflash: Kiwi Dollar Falls 1.2c [1] . Links to dollar in motion: - (Yahoo!- USD CROSS [2] )


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00200.htm
[2] - http://quote.yahoo.com/m5?a=1&s=NZD&t=USD


Economic Activity Stalling, New GDP Figures Show

- Economic activity decreased in the June quarter by 0.7 per cent, announced Deputy Government Statistician Ian Ewing when releasing the latest Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures. This follows a 0.6 per cent rise in the March quarter. See... Economic activity stalls in June quarter [1] REACTION - NATS - NZ economy under severe stress [2] - ACT - Labour Delivers Only Contraction In OECD- ACT [3] - GOVT - GDP Figures Show Rebound Imminent [4] - DEUTSCHE BANK - Deutsche Bank: GDP (June Quarter) [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00168.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00474.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00471.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00470.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00173.htm


Opec Summit: The Caracas Declaration

- Solemn Declaration of the Second Summit of Heads of State and Government of OPEC member countries. See... OPEC Summit: "Caracas Declaration" [1] . See also … OPEC Summit: Press Releases [2] , OPEC Summit: Abdelaziz Bouteflika of Algeria [3] and US Steps To Ease Shortage Of Home Heating Oil [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00258.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00259.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00257.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0009/S00256.htm


OLYMPIC UPDATE: Netherlands Dash Last Real NZ Medal Hope

- NEW ZEALAND'S last real hope, barring an absolute miracle, of a medal was lost on Sydney Harbour, Thursday when the Kiwi Soling crew of Rod Davis, Alan Smith and Don Cowie were beaten in a sudden-death sail-off by the Netherland's. See... SCOOP OLYMPIC UPDATE Friday, 29 Sept, 2000 [1] - For more Olympics news...CLICK HERE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00198.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=olympics


Stress Illnesses Costing Billions

- Stess-related illness could be costing New Zealand businesses as much as $3 billion a year in sick pay, missed deadlines and poor perfromance, Associate Minister for Accident Insurance Ruth Dyson said today. See... Worker stress is costing businesses billions [1] Adoption Law Review PC Agenda - A Law Commission report on changes to our adoption laws, was a politically correct agenda driven by “academic ideologues,” ACT Social Welfare spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said today. See... Adoption Law Review "Politically Correct Agenda" [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00478.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00477.htm


Make Believe Guinea Pigs For Concerned Teachers

- “The Concerned Teachers Management Committee has agreed not to use any more live guinea pigs or other animals such as were used to disrupt the Minister of Education's speech to the PPTA Annual Conference on Wednesday” said Concerned Teachers spokesperson ... See... Guinea Pigs Campaign To Stop [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0009/S00050.htm


Scoop Business: Fixed Interest Rate Lowered

- Following a reducing in all fixed rates a fortnight ago, mortgage bankers, Cairns Lockie Limited announced a further reduction in its two year fixed mortgage rate effective immediately. The new two-year fixed rate is 8.20%. See... Fixed Interest Rate Lowered [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00172.htm


Scoop Business: Spirits Industry Meets Mike Moore

- Representatives of distilled spirit producers, the 'World Spirits Alliance', yesterday met World Trade Organisation Director General Mike Moore in Geneva to lend their strong support for a new round of multilateral trade negotiations. See... Global Spirits Industry Meets WTO'S Mike Moore [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00169.htm

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