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Two New Polls Put National Ahead
Scoop Sport: Sensational Victory For Black Caps
CPI Index Rises 1.4 Per Cent
Israel And Palestine Agree To Summit
Howard’s End: Origins Of A Crisis
US Elections: Handling The Middle-East Crisis
Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
Aziz Choudhry: Agricultural Trade Liberalisation
Correctives Deplore Preposterously Proportioned Erection
Gaming Machine Assn. Rejects Moratorium
Future Lefts Newsletter
The Gift That Keeps On Giving
NPC Semi-Finals: Match Reports

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Two New Polls Put National Ahead

- National Business Review October 2000 political poll results - including full breakdowns. National 41% no change Labour 36% no change Green 6% down 1 Alliance 5% down 1 NZ First 4% up 1 ACT 3% down 1. See... NBR-UMR Insight Poll [1] and One News/Colmar Brunton Poll Results [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00087.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00088.htm


Scoop Sport: Sensational Victory For Black Caps

- CHRIS CAIRNS rode the world cricket stage like a colossus last night, when he courageously rose from injury, to inspire an awesome New Zealand victory by bowling like a miser and batting like a machine to complete a sensational century which secured the Black Caps a four wicket win over India. Mathew Loh reports. See... KNOCK-OUT victory a Cairns bash [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00089.htm


CPI Index Rises 1.4 Per Cent

- Compared with a year earlier, consumer prices in the September 2000 quarter were 3.0 per cent higher. This is the highest annual increase in the CPI since the 3.5 per cent increase shown in the September 1995 quarter. See... CPI Rises 1.4 Per Cent [1] and Food Prices Up 0.3 Per Cent In September [2] REACTION: - NATIONAL - NZ families finding the going tough [3] - ACT - Inflation up, Growth down - It's the Economy [4] - NZ GOVERNMENT - CPI Result In Line With Expectations - Cullen [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00120.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00121.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00311.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00315.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00313.htm

Israel And Palestine Agree To Summit

- Middle East leaders have agreed to meet Monday in Egypt to discuss ending the escalating violence, but while Palestinians are calling for an international commission of inquiry to probe its cause, Israel says no. John Howard reports. See... Israeli and Palestinian Leaders Agree To Summit [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00083.htm


Howard’s End: Origins Of A Crisis

The Middle East crisis today had its genesis over eighty years ago, when Western politicians interfered in something they didn't understand. In 1919 US President, Woodrow Wilson said, “To think that I, a son of the manse, should be able to help restore the Holy Land to its people." See... Howard’s End: Origins Of A Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00081.htm


US Elections: Handling The Middle-East Crisis

- To mangle a line from “Casablanca”;: Of all the deli's in all the world I have to live above this one. The men running it are from the Yemen and display the prophet Muhammad's last sermon prominently by the cash register, the way supermarkets place sweets there to tempt you while you wait. See... Rosalea Barker On US Elections: Friday the 13th [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00086.htm


Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- Michael Cullen attended a special ACT caucus on Friday to explain his proposed superannuation scheme. The caucus spent the rest of Friday with Sir Roger Douglas exploring superannuation issues. See... Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 16 October [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00312.htm


Aziz Choudhry: Agricultural Trade Liberalisation

- Two very different meetings have focussed on trade liberalisation and agriculture this month, seemingly worlds apart. Last week in Banff, Canada, Jim Sutton attended the first Cairns Group Ministerial meeting since the Seattle World Trade Organisation ... Agric. Trade Liberalisation & 3rd World Farmers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00065.htm


Correctives Deplore Preposterously Proportioned Erection

- “The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, disgusted and appalled at the Giant Phallic Sky Tower in the middle of Auckland!!! This preposterously proportioned erection should be immediately sawn off or otherwise removed before it gives people lustful thoughts and sinful passions.” See... Correctives: Demolish This Immoral SEX Tower!!! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00066.htm


Gaming Machine Assn. Rejects Moratorium

- Calls by Consumer Affairs Minister Phillida Bunkle and the Compulsive Gambling Society for a moratorium on the importation of any more gaming machines, have been rejected by the Gaming Machine Association of New Zealand as being unwarranted and ineffective. See... Moratorium On Gaming Machines Rejected [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00069.htm


Future Left Newsletter

- As Future Lefts went out last week (Thursday night, for those with short memories) a storm was gathering over an advertisement that appeared in the Thursday Herald, and apparently in the Dominion the following day. See... Future Lefts - All The Luck In The World [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00068.htm


The Gift That Keeps On Giving

- This evening (7:20pm 15 October 2000) in Dunedin, New Zealand a gift that grows was given to Prime Minister Helen Clark while she was attending the world premiere of “Southern Journeys” at the Dunedin Town Hall. After PM Clark had entered ... See... Cannabis Seedling Given To New Zealand PM [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00067.htm


NPC Semi-Finals: Match Reports

- THE WELLINGTON Lions ate, chewed and then spat out the imfamous Auckland bogey to make the NPC final with a history-making 46-23 victory at Eden Park tonight. See... LIONS eat, chew and spit out Auckland bogey [1] and RAMS SURVIVE CLOSE SHAVE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00080.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00082.htm

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