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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers
Keith Rankin: An Uncomfortable History
US Elections: Helen Clark Jumps The Gun
US Elections: President Who?
First Singapore, Now Hong Kong
Tariana’s Tips On Etiquette
Export Guarantee Scheme
Ready For Bandwidth Explosion
Scoop Arts: Dancing In The House That Jack Built
Scoop Arts: Keeping The Home Fires Burning At The Dowse
Scoop World: Mutiny Delays Fiji Budget Announcement
Private Manning’s Rifle Has Been Returned… And Blessed!
Urge: Answers To Tricky Questions
New Zealand Art In Prestigious Venice Event
Scoop Business: Exports Grow, But So Do Imports
Scoop Business: ASB Caught Misleading
Scoop Business: Diesel Prices Tumble
Scoop Business: Rats In The Grain

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Venice - New Zealand Art Is Here

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St Peter Goes Fishing

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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Questions & Answers

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: People’s Bank – E-Commerce Summit – The “H” Word – Industry Development – Mining On DOC Land – Te Reo At University – At Risk Children – Export Guarantees – Offending By Parolees – Hong Kong Trade Agreement. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 9 November [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00061.htm


Keith Rankin: An Uncomfortable History

- The “colonisation debate” in New Zealand suffers because too few non-Maori New Zealanders know our country's history, and too many Maori know how to exploit that historical illiteracy. The irony is that a film released this year, Feathers of Peace (by Maori director, Barry Barclay), has disseminated historical truths that are discomforting to Maori. See... Keith Rankin: Maori: colonised or colonist? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00060.htm


US Elections: Helen Clark Jumps The Gun

- The following was received by Scoop at 8.30pm last night when it was thought that George Bush had won. See... PM congratulates Bush on election victory [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00159.htm


US Elections: President Who?

- In an extraordinary early morning (3.30am ET) development in the US Elections the final result in the State of Florida has been placed in question after the Secretary of State for Florida reported that the winning margin to Texas Governor George Bush was only around 1200 votes. See... NEWSFLASH: Florida Vote Recount Expected [1] ...earlier reports... - NEWSFLASH: Florida Looks A Sitter For Bush [2] - NEWSFLASH: Florida Remains The Key [3] - NEWSFLASH: US Election Heads Down To Wire [4] - and NEWSFLASH: Gore Takes Florida [5] (CNN later reversed its call on Florida to too close to call.) - EARLIER COVERAGE ON THE WORLD PAGE [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00059.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00058.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00057.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00054.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00051.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=world


First Singapore, Now Hong Kong

- Hong Kong is a dynamic North Asian economy, and a key trading partner for New Zealand, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said yesterday. See... NZ to explore CEP prospects with Hong Kong [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00157.htm


Tariana’s Tips On Etiquette

- The idea of hosting and guesting and the etiquette behind those ideas has existed for centuries, it is not new, says Hon Tariana Turia. See... Hosting and guesting - Tariana Turia [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00160.htm


Export Guarantee Scheme

- The Government's new export credit guarantee scheme is expected to support exports of at least $100 million a year, Associate Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade Pete Hodgson said today. See... New Support For NZ's Exporters [1] REACTION: - NATIONAL - Government gambling with taxpayer money [2] - EMA - Export credit scheme welcomed [3] - MANUFACTURERS FEDERATION - A Promise Kept [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00149.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00161.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00032.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00031.htm


Ready For Bandwidth Explosion

- Southern Cross Cable Network has today announced that final testing of its 30,500km trans-Pacific cable network is underway and all systems are go for the 15 November service date. See... All Systems Go for Light-Up of Southern Cross [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00031.htm


Dancing In The House That Jack Built

- An old children's rhyme gets a re-write for dance in the New Zealand School of Dance production of 'The House that Jack Built'. See... A Ballet that Builds a House [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00022.htm


Keeping The Home Fires Burning At The Dowse

- This is a sense of community spirit that goes well beyond cake stalls and kindergartens as Hutt people can do anything (and have done everything), it seems. See... The Home Fire : Learning to love the Hutt [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00021.htm


Scoop World: Mutiny Delays Fiji Budget Announcement

- The regime today announced that it will not be able to announce next year's budget on Friday as it had earlier planned. Regime Defers 2001 Budget Announcement [1] and Fiji Times Warns Against Dictatorship [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00070.htm


Manning’s Rifle Has Been Returned… And Blessed!

- The return, in East Timor, yesterday afternoon NZ time, by the Indonesian Army (TNI) of the weapon taken by militia following the death of Private Leonard Manning earlier this year. See... Scoop Images: NZ Weapon Returned In East Timor [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00068.htm


Urge: Answers To Tricky Questions

- You’re spinning out; questions about sex, drugs and relationships are are constantly eating away at you but you don’t want to talk to about it - where do you go? See... Urging to find the answers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00019.htm


New Zealand Art In Prestigious Venice Event

- Contemporary New Zealand art will be represented for the first time at the oldest and most important international visual arts event in the world, the Venice Biennale of Art, opening in June 2001. See... NZ art profiled at the 49th Venice Biennale [1] and Venice Biennale - Background Notes [2] . See also… NZ To Send Two Artists To Major International Show [3] from the Prime Minister.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00024.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00025.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00154.htm


Scoop Business: Exports Grow, But So Do Imports

Provisional figures released today by Statistics New Zealand show the value of merchandise exports for September 2000 at $2,460 million. See... Growth in Exports Continues [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00063.htm


Scoop Business: ASB Caught Misleading

- Commerce Commission action against misleading use of small print continued today with the Auckland District Court fining ASB Bank Limited $6,000 for breaching the Fair Trading Act. See... See... ASB Bank Fined: Third Small Print Case In 10 Days [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00061.htm


Scoop Business: Diesel Prices Tumble

See... Mobil drops pump price of diesel [1] , Shell Drops Diesel Prices A Further Three Cents [2] and BP Drops Petrol Prices 3 Cents [3] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00060.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00056.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00036.htm


Scoop Business: Rats In The Grain

- For an update on the latest CAFCA campaign against the OIC see… US Corporate Criminal Comes To NZ - Update [1] and The Dirty Tricks &Trials of Archer Daniels Midland [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00050.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00052.htm

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