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ERA Becomes Law Today, To Opposition Squawking
More ERA Reaction
Howard’s End: Danish Lessons On Oz-Colonisation
Lea Barker: Undecided Voters Suddenly Sexy
Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington #32
Howard’s End: $A24 billion Post-Olympics Investment Drive
Scoop Sport: Canterbury All Class
Lycra Lead To Lust At Olympics – Correctives
Guy’s World: Hockey Fever
Law Says It’s OK To Be Gay, Winston, But Smoking Inside Is Out
Alicia Barsallo Reflects On The Late Pierre Elliott Trudeau
Employers Federation Political Update
Scoop Business: Now You Too Can Have A Hollywood Bust
Scoop Business: Farmers Deka Protects Employee Rights

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ERA Becomes Law Today, To Opposition Squawking

- The Employment Relations Act comes in today at the worst possible time for businesses, employers, employees and New Zealand, National Industrial Relations spokesperson Max Bradford said today. See... ERA Comes At Worst Possible Time [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00019.htm


More ERA Reaction

- NATS - Schools no place for union recruitment [1] and Union split over wage demands [2] - ACT – New Employment Law Causes Chaos [3] and ACT Launches Election Employment Policy [4] - EMPLOYERS FEDERATION - Employers Receive Information, Advice [5] - PSA - ‘Pause’ For Law Okay – PSA [6] and Margaret Wilson Begins The ERA The Healthy Way! [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00006.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00476.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00005.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00009.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00003.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00004.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00003.htm


Howard’s End: Danish Lessons On Oz-Colonisation

- Following the Danish vote against adopting the ailing euro the Kiwi lost more than a cent which has again inflamed the debate about merging the Kiwi and Aussie dollars. But joining our two countries politically is the ultimate aim. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: Danish Lessons On Oz-Colonisation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00206.htm


Lea Barker: Undecided Voters Suddenly Sexy

- To go to a Global Exchange/KPFA Free Speech Radio benefit in Berkeley is to see 30,000 years evaporate right before your very eyes. A thousand greyhairs in their Birkenstock sandals shed 30 years and become again the young radicals that made Berkeley famous. See... US Elections: Undecided Voters Suddenly Sexy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00004.htm


Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington #32

- On the day the union promoting Employment Relations Act comes into effect, ACT is releasing an alternative policy – “Freedom to Contract.” ACT's policy release is the first by any party for the 2002 election. ACT intends setting the agenda by ... See... Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington #32 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00023.htm


Howard’s End: $A24 billion Post-Olympics Investment Drive

- NSW Premier, Bob Carr, has launched a $A24 billion post-Olympics investment drive for Sydney and regional NSW and is planning to make a series of major announcements over the next 10 days. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: Good On Yer, Mate! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00002.htm


Scoop Sport: Canterbury All Class

- CANTERBURY underlined their world class ability in a thrilling southern derby in which they repulsed the shield challenge of arch-rivals Otago 29-26 at Christchurch's Jade Stadium on Saturday night. See... SHIELD fever overwhelms Otago- SCOOP NPC UPDATE [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00001.htm


Lycra Lead To Lust At Olympics – Correctives

- The Corrective Party was right about the sordid and lewd spectacle of the Olympics. According to an Australian newspaper report, athletes were incited to sex due to the heaving bodies in skintight shameful lycra around them!!! See... Correctives Were Right About Olympics!!! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00008.htm


Guy’s World: Hockey Fever

- “Gutted mate, just gutted.” This choice phrase would be on the top ten to come out of any sports ground around the country, when the home team loses. Sports mad Kiwis are regularly gutted, whether it’s the All Blacks losing, the Hurricanes, or the ... See... Guy’s World: Gutted Over The Hockey [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00204.htm


Law Says It’s OK To Be Gay, Winston, But Smoking Inside Is Out

- Green Party co-leader Rod Donald has accused Winston Peters of gay bashing following his attack in today's Sunday Star Times on Green Party co-convenor Richard Davies' website advertising his homestay to gay men. See... Prudish Peters desperately seeking poll ratings [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00008.htm


Alicia Barsallo Reflects On The Late Pierre Elliott Trudeau

- I had yet to live a year in Canada when, working as a secretary for the Habitat Conference taking place in Vancouver in the mid 70s, I saw a slim, elegant figure come up a flight of stairs to shake the hand of every worker on the floor. See... Alicia Barsallo On Pierre Elliott Trudeau [1] . See also …Death of Rt Hon Pierre Trudeau [2] from acting PM Jim Anderton.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00007.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00002.htm


Employers Federation Political Update

- A 15% jump in exports in the June year raises hopes NZ's 6-year trade deficit may become a surplus in the future. Annual exports topped $26 billion for the first time. The June year rise was the biggest annual increase in exports for 8 years. See... Employers Federation Political Update - 29 Sept [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00002.htm


Scoop Business: Now You Too Can Have A Hollywood Bust

- Ever wanted the enhanced cleavage of Hollywood starlets without having to go under the knife? Now Kiwi women can have their own silicone-enhanced bust, without the surgery, when Elle Macpherson Intimates launches its Silicone Valley bra this week. See... Kiwi Women Reshape Future In Silicone Valley Bra [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00002.htm


Scoop Business: Farmers Deka Protects Employee Rights

- In what is believed to be a New Zealand retailing first, Farmers Deka Limited has unveiled an independent legal liability insurance programme specifically designed to protect employee rights. See... Farmers Deka Protects Employee Rights [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00004.htm

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