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JUST POLITICS
Pre School Funding Announcement Awaited
Paying To Become Plod
Sex Education Opposition Emerges
International Disabled Rights Boost
Northland Is A Priority Says Jim
Waitangi Marae Bailout
Parental Leave Support Encourages Harre
Southern National Park Dialogue
Goff, Lee and 7 MPs On Pacific Tour

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
Prebble’s Letter From Wellington
National Informs
Heed Immigration Warnings From Australia, Govt Urged
Bill English Says He Won’t Challenge The National Leadership

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JUST POLITICS

Pre School Funding Announcement Awaited

- ACT Education spokesperson Donna Awatere Huata said she looks forward to the Minister of Education’s next announcement on funding for Early Childhood Education. See... Good News Ahead for Pre-school Sector [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00034.htm


Paying To Become Plod

- The Police Minister's weekly ambush of police recruits is demoralising police and making it harder to attract people to the force, National Police spokesperson Brian Neeson said today. See... Hawkins demoralises police recruits [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00033.htm


Sex Education Opposition Emerges

- Libertarianz Spokesman for deregulation of education, Warrick Brown, is stunned by this latest attack on parental responsibility and freedom. See... Nanny's compulsory sex education destroys [1] and


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00030.htm


International Disabled Rights Boost

- Minister for Disability Issues Lianne Dalziel today gave her support in principle to the call for an international convention on the rights of people with disabilities. See... Minister support rights of disabled people [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00026.htm


Northland Is A Priority Says Jim

- Northland is a priority for the Labour Alliance Coalition Government's regional development programmes says Jim Anderton. See... Anderton announces Northland regional development [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00025.htm


Waitangi Marae Bailout

- Minister of Internal Affairs Hon. George Hawkins said the Government has had to bail Waitangi Marae out of debt after a facilities upgrade project, driven by the previous National government, went over-budget. See... Government Bails Waitangi Marae Out of Debt [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00024.htm


Parental Leave Support Encourages Harre

- “Overwhelming public support for paid parental leave vindicates Alliance policy and the direction towards Paid Parental Leave endorsed by the Labour Alliance Coalition Government,” said Women's Affairs Minister Laila Harré today. See... Harré welcomes endorsement of paid parental leave [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00023.htm


Southern National Park Dialogue

- The Minister of Conservation Hon Sandra Lee will discuss the proposed Rakiura/Stewart Island national park with local communities when she visits Invercargill and Oban in just under two weeks time. See... Rakiura/Stewart Island national park proposal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00022.htm


Goff, Lee and 7 MPs On Pacific Tour

Foreign Minister Phil Goff and Conservation Minister Sandra Lee leave for a week-long tour of the Pacific on Sunday accompanied by a delegation of seven MPs. See... Goff Leads NZ Tour Of The Pacific [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00021.htm


TOP SCOOPS

Prebble’s Letter From Wellington

- ACT is giving New Zealanders the opportunity to have their say on accident compensation. ACC spokesman and ACT Deputy Leader, Ken Shirley, believes (and select committee submissions support) that many New Zealanders enjoyed the dramatic levy drops and less adversarial claim environment that nine months of limited competition produced. See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington #41 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00031.htm


National Informs

- Annette King tried her hardest to spin the Health Bill's rough ride through the House as “MMP in action,” but it was abundantly clear that Labour cocked up the passing of such keynote legislation. See... The Informer - Sunday 3 December 2000 - #28 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00032.htm


Heed Immigration Warnings From Australia, Govt Urged

- The Australian Minster of Immigration, Phillip Ruddock’s suggestion that “New Zealand has to focus on what it is that has led to a very significant movement of their own people. New Zealand has seen a very significant exodus of its population” should not be dismissed by the government, said Hon Richard Prebble. See... Australian Immigration Minister Doing Govt. Favour [1] and PM on trans-Tasman immigration issues [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00029.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00027.htm


Bill English Says He Won’t Challenge The National Leadership

- “I would like to repeat what my Caucus colleagues and I have already said: that leadership is not an issue in the National Caucus, despite speculation in the media. I have not raised the leadership issue in public or in the caucus.” See... Statement in response to media speculation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00028.htm


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