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Dyson Blows Her Job Away - But Will She Apologise To Norm?
UN Agrees To Iraqi Request To Be Paid In Euros
Scrapping Race relations Office Insult To Ethnic Communities
National Bank Survey Forecasts Bleak Christmas
David Miller: Old Attitudes Die Hard
Labour Hold Lead In TV3 Poll
Darth Maul & Friends Dancing In The Dark
Nutty Accident Sparks Export Opportunity
Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
Scoop Education: King’s College Teach On The Web
Children’s Day Magnificent Occasion

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Dyson Blows Her Job Away - But Will She Apologise To Norm?

- Last night, when driving home, I was stopped by the police and failed a breath alcohol test. For Ruth Dyson's statement see... Resignation of ministerial portfolios - Dyson [1] , see also the PM's response... Resignation of Ruth Dyson - PM [2] REACTION - JIM ANDERTON - Resignation of Hon Ruth Dyson [3] - WYATT CREECH - Government strain taking its toll [4] - ANNETTE KING - Resignation of Ruth Dyson [5] - PETER DUNNE - Dunne Applauds Dyson's Honourable Decision [6] - RICHARD PREBBLE - Prime Minister Had To Accept Dyson Resignation [7] - TARIANA TURIA - Ruth Dyson [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00551.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00552.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00562.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00561.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00559.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00555.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00554.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00553.htm


UN Agrees To Iraqi Request To Be Paid In Euros

- The UN sanctions committee has authorised Iraqi crude oil exports to be paid in the European currency the Euro, instead of in US dollars. See... NEWSFLASH: UN Approves Iraq Oil Payment Request [1] and NEWSFLASH: Iraq Grants UN More Time [2] . See also… Sludge Report #37 – At Last, A Good Idea From Iraq [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00174.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00175.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00158.htm


Scrapping Race relations Office Insult To Ethnic Communities

- United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has strongly attacked suggestions that the Race Relations Conciliator's office should be scrapped and its functions absorbed within the Human Rights Commission. See... Dunne Attacks Plan To Scrap Race Relations Office [1] . See also… Race Relations Office Doomed [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00550.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00548.htm


National Bank Survey Forecasts Bleak Christmas

- It will be no surprise to families facing a steadily rising cost of living that business confidence continues to stagnate, National Finance spokesperson Bill English said today. See... Bleak Christmas ahead, survey warns [1] and Survey results unsurprising - Cullen [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00542.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00541.htm


David Miller: Old Attitudes Die Hard

- The efforts to recover the bodies of the 118 Russian sailors, who died when the submarine Kursk sank on August 12, are a reminder that above all else that this incident was a human tragedy. See... David Miller: The Sinking Of The Kursk [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00173.htm


Labour Hold Lead In TV3 Poll

- Labour – 44 down 3 National - 39 up 3 Green - 4 down 1 Alliance – 5 up 2 ACT - 3 down 1 NZ First - 2 static See... TV3 Poll Puts Labour In The Lead [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00172.htm


Darth Maul & Friends Dancing In The Dark

- It was the weekend before Halloween and the darker folk from all corners of Wellington went all out for a huge hell-raising night. See... Getting down in the dark [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00088.htm


Nutty Accident Sparks Export Opportunity

- World marketing opportunities, work for disabled people in Hawke’s Bay and joint ventures with Maori land-owners could result from a Chinese visitor’s accident in Napier and a small grant from Technology New Zealand. See... Ginkgo Slip A Bonus For Hawke’s Bay [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0010/S00074.htm


Richard Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- The business forum is an implicit acknowledgement by the coalition that it is the economy that will determine its electoral fate. The difficulty now, is that after ad-mitting the vital importance of busi-ness confidence to economic pros-perity, ... See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington 30/10/00 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00538.htm


Scoop Education: King’s College Teach On The Web

- Auckland's King's College is redefining the use of the computer in education as students become more reliant on hands-on computer use at home and boarding study rather than in the classroom. See... Web-based learning for 2001 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0010/S00045.htm


Children’s Day Magnificent Occasion

- “Thank you New Zealand for turning on such a marvellous first-ever Children's Day” said the Commissioner for Children Roger McClay. He was commenting on the positive success of the inaugural Children's Day. See... What A Magnificent Day [1] and Maharey hails success of inaugural Children's Day [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0010/S00073.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00536.htm

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