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Clark’s Latest Waitangi Sidestep Disingenuous, Says Shipley
Stateside With Rosalea: What does New Zealand mean?
Howard’s End: Giving The Government Ears
NZ Govt. Must Back "Balibo Five" Trial In Timor
Scoop World: Stamping Out Bullying In Aussie Defence Forces
Scoop World: Bingo, Bango, Bongo (Congo)
Scoop World: What’s Wrong With The Lockerbie Verdict?
Scoop World: When Davos Meets Porto Alegre
Super Yacht Development Delivers Jobs
Leaders Pay Respect To Sir David Beattie
Scoop Feedback: On Howard's End On Globalisation
A Living Document For Waka Safety
Scoop Arts: The BANGS: Very Exciting Stuff

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Clark’s Latest Waitangi Sidestep Disingenuous, Says Shipley

- Helen Clark's sudden backdown over Ministers attending Waitangi Day commemorations at Waitangi is nothing short of disingenuous, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today. See... Clark's Waitangi U-Turn Doesn't Stack Up [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00060.htm


Stateside With Rosalea: What does New Zealand mean?

- What does New Zealand mean? I was asked that question last week by someone in a workplace literacy programme. It was asked in the context of introducing ourselves and talking about what our names mean. New Zealand, I said, doesn't mean anything. See... Rosalea Barker: What does New Zealand mean? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00016.htm


Howard’s End: Giving The Government Ears

- Hundreds of thousands of working Australians are going without meals, do not take holidays, cannot afford their own home, buy second-hand clothes and struggle to pay bills, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. What about NZ? See... Howard's End: Giving The Government Ears [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00015.htm


NZ Govt. Must Back "Balibo Five" Trial In Timor

- The Indonesia Human Rights Committee is calling for the Government to throw its support behind the United Nations investigators who are seeking international warrants for the arrest of 3 men for the murders of Australian based journalists (including a New Zealander- Gary Cunningham) on October 16, 1975. See... NZ Govt. Must Back "Balibo Five" Trial In Timor [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00036.htm


Scoop World: Stamping Out Bullying In Aussie Defence Forces

- More than 80 000 men and women from all ranks across the Australian Defence Force, regular and reserve, will take part in a nation-wide awareness program aimed at reinforcing the appropriate application and administration of the military justice system, the Minister Assisting the Minister for Defence, Bruce Scott announced today. See... Compulsory Australian Military Stand Down [1] and 80,000 on Military Justice Awareness Prog. [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00043.htm


Scoop World: Bingo, Bango, Bongo (Congo)

- We in the West shrug in bemusement and wonder why these Africans can't get it together. See... Bingo, Bango, Bongo (Congo) [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00034.htm


Scoop World: What’s Wrong With The Lockerbie Verdict?

- At long last there's going to be some kind of closure for the families. What's wrong with this picture? What's wrong is that the evidence against Megrahi is thin to the point of transparency. See... The Pan Am 103 Verdict [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00032.htm


Scoop World: When Davos Meets Porto Alegre

- "Hemingway said that the rich are different from you and me. How can anyone expect the people in Davos to understand the crisis that globalization has visited on the lives of people like those of us here in Porto Alegre?" See... When Davos Meets Porto Alegre [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00031.htm


Super Yacht Development Delivers Jobs

- A super-yacht development in West Auckland announced today will deliver up to three hundred and fifty new jobs within two years, and up to six hundred million dollars of new export earnings over five years. See... Jobs Machine Delivers [1] . See also… Sovereign Yachts development at Hobsonville speech [2] and Harré welcomes Jobs Machine success [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00051.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00052.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00050.htm


Leaders Pay Respect To Sir David Beattie

- Prime Minister Helen Clark today and Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley pay tribute to former Governor General Sir David Beattie, who died suddenly last night. See... On The Death Of Sir David Beattie [1] and Sir David Beattie [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00053.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00056.htm


Scoop Feedback: On Howard's End On Globalisation

- The article was valuable, although it missed some points. Firstly, there is no one definition of globalisation. See... Scoop Feedback: Howard's End On Globalisation [1] and Howard's End: We Are Not All The Same [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00018.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00010.htm


A Living Document For Waka Safety

- The Nga Waka Federation today (Monday 5 February) presented draft safety guidelines developed for Waka Taua to the Maritime Safety Authority at Whare Runanga on the Waitangi Treaty Grounds. See... Waka Safety Guidelines to be Presented at Waitangi [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0102/S00008.htm


The BANGS: Very Exciting Stuff

- New Zealand acts, The Coolies, Fake Purr and The Hasselhoff Experiment will be playing with them, and experiencing the KILL ROCK STARS way right here in NZ! Very exciting stuff for all contemporary music enthusiasts out there. See... Scoop Images: The BANGS Are Coming! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0102/S00010.htm


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