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Hard News Is Here
Sludge Report: Say It Isn’t So
Rosalea Barker: Bush Takes The Milk & The Cookie
Upton On-line
Howard’s End: Pure Natural Water, May Contain Additives
FULL COVERAGE: Unpopular Yellow Stickers Scrapped
FULL COVERAGE: Minimum Youth Wage Rise
Current Account Deficit Shrinks
Future Lefts Epistle
Who Let The Imperialist Running DOG Out?
Clark’s Statement On Latest Samuels flare-up
Congratulations For Bush From Clark
Round The World Weather Predictions For Xmas

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Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so, Closing the Gaps no longer. The Prime Minister is lancing another boil, banning another word or three. See... HARD NEWS 15/12/00 - The Grinch By A Mile [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00088.htm


Sludge Report: Say It Isn’t So

- In This edition: But He Hasn’t Been Elected Yet - Pearls Of Wisdom. See... Sludge Report #47 – But He Hasn’t Been Elected Yet [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00087.htm


Rosalea Barker: Bush Takes The Milk & The Cookie

- One particular TV ad in the "got milk?" campaign has been playing rather a lot in the last 36 days. It features a young guy stuffing what looks like a giant Oreo (cameo creme) in his mouth while walking around a zoo. See... Rosalea Barker: Ada v. Gloria [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00085.htm


Upton On-line

- A hectic round of loose end tying brings upton-on-line to the end of 2000 and the last edition from the motherland. See... Upton-on-line December 15th [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00271.htm


Howard’s End: Pure Natural Water, May Contain Additives

- As worldwide concern mounts about water quality, fitness and health, bottled water has grown globally into a $NZ120 billion industry. John Howard writes. See... Howard’s End: There’s Water & Then There’s Water [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00090.htm


Unpopular Yellow Stickers Scrapped

- The police-initiated ‘Yellow Sticker’ car theft scheme, operating in seven New Zealand towns, is in breach of the Human Rights Act, the Human Rights Commission has announced. See... Yellow Stickers Breach Human Rights [1] MORE ON YELLOW STICKERS - HRC - Dropping Under-25 Car Sticker Scheme [2] - CLAYTON COSGROVE - Sticker Decision Will Astound Public Warns Clayton [3] - YTTP - Project Celebrates Historic Human Rights Decision [4] - NANDOR TANCZOS - Tanczos Welcomes Rejection Of Sticker Scheme [5] - ACT - Another Human Rights Commission Blunder [6] - NZUSA - Discriminatory Sticker Scheme To End [7] - INSURANCE COUNCIL - HRC Supports End To Anti-Theft Scheme [8] - YOUNG LABOUR - End Of Yellow Stickers A Victory For Human Rights [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00086.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00066.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00235.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00069.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00243.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00270.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0012/S00013.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00076.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00072.htm


Minimum Youth Wage Rise

- The Alliance has honoured its pre-election pledge to improve the wage rates of young New Zealand workers, Youth Affairs and Associate Labour Minister Laila Harré said today. See... Alliance Delivers On Youth Minimum Wage [1] and Minimum Wages To Increase – A Fairer Deal [2] FLOOD OF REACTION - NZUSA - Youth Wage Changes Welcomed By Students [3] - TRADE UNION FEDERATION - A (Very) Small Step For Working People [4] - CTU - Low Paid Workers Benefit From Rise In Minimum Wage [5] - - NATS - Higher Youth Minimum Wage Comes At A Price [6] - - ACT - Youth Unemployment Rate Three Times Average [7] - GREEN - Greens Welcome Increase To Minimum Wage [8] - EMA - Higher Minimum Wage Hurts Those Starting Off [9] - EMPLOYER’S FEDERATION - No Xmas Cheer For Unemployed From Minimum Wage [10]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00247.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00246.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0012/S00012.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00075.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00070.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00261.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00260.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00258.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0012/S00104.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0012/S00102.htm


Current Account Deficit Shrinks

- The current account deficit for the September 2000 quarter was $2.1 billion, Government Statistician Brian Pink said today. After adjusting for seasonal factors, the current account deficit recorded its third consecutive quarterly decrease. See... Further Reduction in BoP Deficit [1] and BOP Result Confirms Economy On The Upturn [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0012/S00105.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00274.htm


Future Lefts Epistle

- CONTENTS: Editorial: Labour Future Youth minimum wage increase welcomed National supports Govt on superannuation Yellow Stickers defeated! Website of the Week. See... Future Lefts Newsletter [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00071.htm


Who Let The Imperialist Running DOG Out?

- The Communist Revolutionary Action Party wishes to comment on the situation of Toot the imperialist running member of the Destruction of Government or DOG Party!!! See... Who Let The Imperialist Running DOG Out? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0012/S00074.htm


Clark’s Statement On Latest Samuels flare-up

- Prime Minister Helen Clark has responded to publicity by TVNZ about an upcoming 60 Minutes documentary, by releasing the statement she has made to that programme. See... PM Statement On Samuels 60 Minutes programme [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00254.htm


Congratulations For Bush From Clark

- Prime Minister Helen Clark today congratulated United States President-elect George W. Bush on his election victory. See... PM congratulates Bush on election victory [1] . See also... NEWSFLASH: Gore Concedes Defeat [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0012/S00253.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00082.htm


Round The World Weather Predictions For Xmas

- Christmas Day weather today came into view on the the NOAA supercomputer’s long range weather model. According to the forecast – which at this long range must be considered relatively unreliable – New Zealand is in for a mild Christmas day. See... Scoop Images: Christmas Weather Around The World [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00080.htm

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