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Minor Cabinet Reshuffle Announced
NZ’s Biosecurity Compromised
Rosalea Barker: Still Deciding Which Shade Of Beige To Paint The White House
MPs Full Of Praise For Samoa’s Favourite Son
Scoop Images: Going Crazy For The Tuaman
Fiji Information Minister Labels NZ PM “Despicable”
TVNZ Telstrasaturn Deal To Bring Digital TV
Libertarianz Want Fair Trial For Bad Blood Health Ministers
Scoop Cartoon: US Elections
Fruit & Veges Lead Food Price Rise
‘Disease Of Couch Potato’ Headline Offends
The Florida Recount
Kiwis Following US Elections Online
Royal GM Commission Moves North
Protecting NZ From Marine Invaders
Kiwi Suffering Again - Link to Dollar In Motion

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Apia Prepares For Tua Fight

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Minor Cabinet Reshuffle Announced

- Helen Clark said that her main concern was to relieve workload pressures on the Leader of the House, Michael Cullen, and the Deputy Leader of the House, Mark Burton, who also carry heavy portfolio responsibilities. See... PM Announces Changes To Ministerial Portfolios [1] . REACTION - NATIONAL - Cabinet reshuffle an ineffectual non-event [2] - MICHAEL CULLEN - Cullen welcomes Swain aboard [3] - GEORGE HAWKINS - Changes to Ministerial Portfolios Announced [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00205.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00214.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00212.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00211.htm


NZ’s Biosecurity Compromised

- Following revelations today broadcast on Radio New Zealand concerning NZ biosecurity lapses Federated Farmers Acting President Tom Lambie has called on the Government to ensure that its biosecurity agencies have both adequate funding and tightened management procedures. See... Biosecurity Failures Must Be Halted: Fed Farmers [1] . Meanwhile MAF says internal management audit mechanisms – which revealed the problems - are designed to find fault and prompt improvements. See... MAF internal audits designed to find faults [2] . REACTION - GREEN - NZ facing serious biosecurity threat [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00048.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00049.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00207.htm


Rosalea Barker: Still Deciding Which Shade Of Beige To Paint The White House

- Fat lady singers - do not hold your breath! It ain't over yet by a long shot. I refer of course to the two spoiled brats squabbling over the last Playstation 2 in the store, which is what this presidential election has revealed itself as. See... US Election: Surgeon General Issues Health Warning [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00074.htm


MPs Full Of Praise For Samoa’s Favourite Son

- ‘New Zealanders are all very proud of what he has achieved, particularly our Samoan community,’ said Mr Gosche. See... We’re Proud Of You David Tua [1] and Tua Bout A Very Proud Pacific Moment [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00204.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00201.htm


Scoop Images: Going Crazy For The Tuaman

- Friday 11th November - APIA: Pupils at Apia's Loto Taumafai Education Centre for the Disabled staged an enactment of the Tua/Lewis fight. See... Scoop Images: Samoa - "It's going crazy" [1] and Scoop Images: Children's Performance For Tuaman [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00073.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00071.htm


Fiji Information Minister Labels NZ PM “Despicable”

- The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clarke and the Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff have come under heavy fire from the interim regime in Fiji. See... NZ PM And Foreign Affairs Minister Are Despicable [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00088.htm


TVNZ Telstrasaturn Deal To Bring Digital TV

- TVNZ and TelstraSaturn have today signed a memorandum of understanding that will speed the delivery of digital television services to New Zealanders. See... TVNZ And Telstrasaturn Digital TV Partnership [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00082.htm


Libertarianz Want Fair Trial For Bad Blood Health Ministers

- Libertarianz Health Deregulation spokesman Richard McGrath wants Helen Clark and Simon Upton made accountable for the fatal decision not to screen blood supplies for hepatitis C in the 1990s. “Our party has repeatedly highlighted Mr Upton's part in allowing 250 people to become infected with this nasty virus. See... Libz Want Fair Trial For Clark And Upton [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00042.htm


Scoop Cartoon: US Elections

- Cartoon from Paul McDonald of http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz/ POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ See... Scoop Cartoon: Uncle Sam Has A Cuppa [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00072.htm


Fruit & Veges Lead Food Price Rise

- Food prices rose 0.3 per cent between September and October 2000 and are 2.9 per cent higher than in October 1999, according to Statistics New Zealand. Fresh fruit and vegetable price rises made the most significant contribution to this month's increase. See... Food Prices Rise In October [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00081.htm


‘Disease Of Couch Potato’ Headline Offends

- I have had a number of phone calls from Diabetes Youth Wellington (DYW) members and their parents who were appalled to see yesterday's Consumer Magazine with its heading “Diabetes: Disease of the couch potato”. See... RE: "Diabetes, Disease of the Couch Potato" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00041.htm


The Florida Recount

- The Republican and Democrat parties are trading legal blows as several Florida counties commence "hand counts" of ballots in the state. Meanwhile allegations concerning vote rigging and unopened ballot boxes have also surfaced indicating a lengthy and bitter battle to determine the presidency of the USA. For more on the elections see... WORLD PAGE [1] . Click HERE [2] to see how not to design a ballot paper.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=world
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00066.htm


Kiwis Following US Elections Online

- It’s not just Americans who are hungry for online updates Auckland – 10 November 2000 – The tension of the nail biter American presidential race is pulling big numbers of New Zealanders as well as Americans to the web for updates, according to Nielsen/NetRatings. See... Kiwis Join Rush To Florida Cliffhanger [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00043.htm


Royal GM Commission Moves North

- Wellington - 10 November 2000: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification is heading north next week for three public meetings, a formal hearing and a regional hui. See... Royal Commission Heads North [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00042.htm


Protecting NZ From Marine Invaders

- Marine Invaders are threatening New Zealand's biosecurity say scientists at the Cawthron Institute in Nelson. See... Scientists Take On Marine Invaders [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00044.htm


Kiwi Suffering Again - Link to Dollar In Motion

- The Kiwi has been probing new lows on a TWI and US Dollar basis over the weekend. At 3pm the Kiwi was buying 39.46 US Cents. (Yahoo!- USD CROSS) [1]


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


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