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Kiwi Dollar Back Under 40 US Cents
Hard News Is Here: Stagflation, Brain Drain, THAT Ad ...
Howard’s End: Brain Drain Is Here, But How Do We Entice Them Home?
Jordan Carter: Don't Underestimate The Student Loan Factor
Half-wit Comment Brings Sacking Call
An Orchestrated Litany Of Whines – Hodgson
Shipley To The States - PM Accused Of Whining Too
Scoop Feedback: Brain Draining, For Different Reasons
US Elections Commentary: US Presidential Race Dead Heat
Brash Urges Cool Heads On Dollar
A DC10, Tons Of Equipment, & A Hip Swiveling Heartthrob
Future Lefts: All Over The World
Scoop Arts: Emergency Jazz Surgery
Scoop World: NY Star Wars Protest

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Kiwi Dollar Back Under 40 US Cents

- This afternoon the New Zealand dollar is headed back towards record lows set earlier this week of 39.92 cents against the US Dollar. At 3pm the Kiwi was buying 30.97 US cents. Yesterday afternoon the Kiwi recovered some ground to trade around 40.5 US cents. Overnight Wall St has continued to fall too. The NZSE is bucking the trend however at at 3pm was up 14 points at 1927. Links to dollar in motion - (Yahoo!- USD CROSS [1])

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


Hard News Is Here: Stagflation, Brain Drain, THAT Ad ...

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... a concerned young man gathers the country's best and brightest behind him and places a full-page newspaper ad begging the country's leaders to turn the economic ship around. It is a cry in the darkness. Actually, it's a Business ... See... HARD NEWS 10/6/00 - The Lost Boy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00027.htm


Howard’s End: Brain Drain Is Here, But How Do We Entice Them Home?

Here we go again! - rushing from one perceived disaster to another. The so-called brain drain is part of being a paid-up member of the global village and it's been around for more than 20 years - affecting all countries. John Howard writes. See... Howard's End: Bringing Kiwis Home [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00030.htm


Jordan Carter: Don't Underestimate The Student Loan Factor

- As one of the highly skilled elite who were lucky enough (care of a $35,000 student loan) to get an education under the National Government, going overseas to pay it off is a real possibility. What is a certainty is that I’ll be coming back. See... Telling The Truth About The Brain Drain [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00032.htm


Half-wit Comment Brings Sacking Call

- National's State Services Spokesperson Roger Sowry has called for Jim Anderton's Senior Advisor Tony Simpson to be sacked following the abusive email he sent to Richard Poole. See... Jim's Advisor Must Be Sacked [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00140.htm


An Orchestrated Litany Of Whines – Hodgson

- Cabinet Minister Pete Hodgson says the Business Roundtable and its political allies should stop depressing New Zealanders with their orchestrated whining about the country's future. See... An Orchestrated Litany Of Whines [1] MORE ON THE BRAIN DRAIN - BUSINESS ROUNDTABLE - Business To Government: Please Listen [2] - AUCKLAND REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE - Listen-Up! “NZ Is Going Forward.... Backwards!” [3] - ACT - Jim, It’s Life But Not As They Want It! [4] , and Immigration Review Must Promote Brain Gain [5] - NATS - Wake Up And Smell The Facts Jim [6] and Minister Panics Over Brain Drain [7] - UNITED - Dunne Applauds Minister's Immigration Proposals [8] - NZPI - Possible Changes To Immigration Levels Welcomed [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00146.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00051.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00048.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00110.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00044.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00100.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00053.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00052.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00012.htm


Shipley To The States - PM Accused Of Whining Too

- National MP Tony Ryall is also talking about whining and says Prime Minister Helen Clark's complaints about Mrs Shipley's visit to the United States are pitiful. See...Prime Minister's Whining Pitiful [1] and Opposition Leader Looking At Policies Overseas [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00139.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00134.htm


Scoop Feedback: Brain Draining, For Different Reasons

- When I get money I will be out of here too, but its not because of the falling dollar or the terrible 'left-wing' government that's taken away all of those poor [rich-aspiring] bastards opportunities - you have to feel sorry for them...not. See... Scoop Feedback: 'Young New Zealanders' Ad [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00026.htm


US Elections Commentary: US Presidential Race Dead Heat

- The Gore Bush race is in a dead heat. It has been for more than a week. What does this say about the voting populace? Are we as Americans in fact split right down the middle? Are there just as many poor voters as rich? Just as many democrats as republicans? Of course not. Writes new Scoop columnist Todd Simpson from the states. See... US Elections: God Help Us! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00028.htm


Brash Urges Cool Heads On Dollar

- Reserve Bank Governor Don Brash today called for people not to overreact to, or be simplistic about, the recent marked fall in the exchange rate. See... Brash Urges "Cool Heads And Rational Thinking" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00055.htm


A DC10, Tons Of Equipment, & A Hip Swiveling Heartthrob

- RICKY MARTIN arrives in Auckland on Friday 13th October for his only NZ concert, and what a concert it is going to be. Listed is an insight on what requires to happen before RICKY takes centre stage at Ericsson Stadium on Saturday 14 October. See... Ricky Martin: Biggest Concert Event In NZ Ever [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00011.htm


Future Lefts: All Over The World

- CONTENTS: Editorial: International solidarity CSM referendum at Auckland University Common currency? Or no common currency? Web Site Of The Week See... Future Lefts: All over the world. To change it. [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00028.htm


Scoop Arts: Emergency Jazz Surgery

- What comes to mind when you hear the word jazz? Miles Davis, Sun Ra, Blue Train, Giant Step? Maybe then, but what about now? See... New Jazz Transplant [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00013.htm


Scoop World: NY Star Wars Protest

- “Putting weapons into space is no way to promote disarmament and peace on earth” said Chris Ney of the War Resisters League, an organiser of a march and rally on Wall Street planned for Friday October 6 at noon. See... Star Wars Protest on Wall Street MORE INTERNATIONAL NEWS - SOLOMON ISLANDS -Journalist Duran Angiki's Statement [1] - FIJI Rebel Faces Charges In Wounding Of Cameraman [2] and Fiji: Hindu Movements' Outright Rejection [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00034.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00035.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0010/S00033.htm


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