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Hard News Is Not In Genoa
Sludge: No Democracy Today Sorry, We’re Hungry
Rosalea Barker: Bizzare Circle Of Law
English-On-Line
Thai Prison Breakout Ends In Hail Of Bullets
Scoop Feedback: Editing NZ’s Economic History
Waitangi Grounds Dealt Blow
Family Relieved At End Of Body-In-Bath Inquiry
Asbestos Related Cancer Epidemic
Largest Quarterly Producer Price Increase Since ‘80s
Incorrect Blood Sample Devices Used In Hospitals
Support For School In North Shore Teacher Case
Sludgegate Squelches On

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Hard News Is Not In Genoa

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... no, I am not on my way to Italy. I will see the All Blacks play from my couch and not the grandstand in Genoa. I'm now off to Europe in February. All very last-minute. It's a long story. See... HARD NEWS 24/11/00 - Genoa? No, Not At All ... [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00147.htm


Sludge: No Democracy Today Sorry, We’re Hungry

- INSIDE THIS EDITION: Dubya'ed - Dubya’s Thanksgiving - An Overseas Perspective of Presidential Elections. See... Sludge Report #42 – Democracy Gives Way To Dinner [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00145.htm


Rosalea Barker: Bizzare Circle Of Law

- Let's talk turkey. After all, I am writing this on the second to last Thursday of November so it's a bird on everybody's mind, if not already on their lips. One even got granted clemency by the President in a televised ceremony at the White House. See... Rosalea Barker: Three Little Magic Words [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00143.htm


English-On-Line

- English-on-line knows something is going on when Tainui can’t agree among themselves to accept $13m from the Government. We can fairly conclude that while people do fight over money, this must be a fight over something far more important than money. See... English-on-line November 24th [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00462.htm


Thai Prison Breakout Ends In Hail Of Bullets

- BANGKOK, Thailand -- Security forces shot dead nine prisoners and freed their kidnapped victims Thursday (November 23) ending the latest attempt by Burmese to seize hostages in Thailand, much to the dismay of anti-terrorist specialists, Burmese democracy ... See... Thai Prison Escapees Gunned Down [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00146.htm


Scoop Feedback: Editing NZ’s Economic History

- Concerning the latest Keith Rankin column, Demand Versus Supply, the interesting description of the economics of prostitution seems marred somewhat by the following passage: “An efficient economy was an economy in which supply was responsive to changes in demand. See... Scoop Feedback: Keith Rankin Demand Versus Supply [1] and see... Keith Rankin: Demand Versus Supply [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00144.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00137.htm


Waitangi Grounds Dealt Blow

- United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Government's decision to no longer attend official celebrations at Waitangi on February 6th raises fresh questions about the future of Waitangi Day. See... Waitangi Day Downgrade Raises Fresh Questions [1] . See also... Waitangi Day Is a New Zealand Celebration - Hawkins [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00442.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00437.htm


Family Relieved At End Of Body-In-Bath Inquiry

- The immediate family of Maureen Hammond welcomes the advice they received from Detective Inspector Stu Wildon in a recent meeting at the family home in Masterton, that the Police have found no foul play, and that there is no basis for any charges to be laid, in respect of Maureen's death on 25 September. See... Statement From Hammond Family [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00072.htm


Asbestos Related Cancer Epidemic

- A major study, published in today's edition of the New Zealand Medical Journal, details an epidemic of asbestos-related cancer in New Zealand. See... Important Study Details Cancer Epidemic [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00070.htm


Largest Quarterly Producer Price Increase Since ‘80s

- Producers' output and input prices have both recorded their largest quarterly increases since the mid-1980s, according to the latest Producers Price Index (PPI). The September 2000 quarter figures were released by Statistics New Zealand today. See... Largest Increase In Producer Prices Since Mid-1980 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00163.htm


Incorrect Blood Sample Devices Used In Hospitals

- DIABETES New Zealand and the Ministry of Health are reminding health professionals of the current accepted good practice for taking blood samples with finger pricking devices. See... Ministry Reinforces Use Of Accepted Good Practice [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00071.htm


Support For School In North Shore Teacher Case

- The school that employed a teacher who is facing a range of charges in the North Shore Court is being offered intense support from several government agencies, Education Minister Trevor Mallard said today. See... Auckland teacher court case [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00435.htm


Sludgegate Squelches On

- In this country you can wake up one morning to read in your daily paper that a 7,500 square meter raw sewage dump is to be built against your boundary fence that afternoon. Such was the story Adrian Chisholm told on Day Four of his Sludgegate trial against the Auckland City Council yesterday. See... Property Rights Buried By A Sea Of Sludge [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0011/S00077.htm

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