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Howard’s End: Private Correctional Problems On Both Sides Of Tasman
SCOOP ADVISORY: Daily Spiritual Awakening Begins Today
Howard’s End: Lessons For NZ Agriculture From Europe
Stateside With Rosalea: Shaking Earth And Bush’s Budget Speech
Scoop Images: Hurricanes And Bulls In Action
Super 12 Action From The Weekend
Fiji: Route To Democracy Still Unclear
Scoop World: Presidential Pardons
Scoop World: Plutonium Ships Spotted In Pacific
Media Flash - Australian Media Roundup
Scoop Business: The Battle For Fletcher Energy

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Howard’s End: Private Correctional Problems On Both Sides Of Tasman

- Australasian Correctional Management, the company which runs the Auckland Central Remand Centre is now involved in investigating allegations of assault and intimidation against its staff. Meanwhile across the ditch the same company has been slammed by Australian Federal authorities over its procedures in running a refugee detention centre in Australia. John Howard writes. See... Howard's End: Trans-Tasman Private Prison Problems [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00025.htm


SCOOP ADVISORY: Daily Spiritual Awakening Begins Today

- Starting today, the first week of the Lent, Scoop is beginning publication of a series of daily reflections on spiritual matters from Bolivian author Katya Rivas. See... SCOOP SPECIAL: Katya Rivas’s Messages From God [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00026.htm


CENSUS CONSPIRACY: Can You Be Jailed For Serving The JEDI?

See... SHARP CONSPIRACY: May The Force Be With You [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00022.htm


Howard’s End: Lessons For NZ Agriculture From Europe

- In the face of the biggest crisis for agriculture coming from the outbreaks of BSE and foot and mouth disease, the European Commissioner for Agriculture has admitted publicly for the first time that its Common Agricultural Policy, founded in 1962, are "not a good basis for future-oriented policy." There are lessons for New Zealand. See... Howard's End: One Size Does Not fit All [1] . See also... Howard's End: Britain's Awful Luck [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00021.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00009.htm


Stateside With Rosalea: Shaking Earth And Bush’s Budget Speech

- Last Sunday afternoon, sitting in my kitchen upstairs in an old two-storey building in the East Bay I felt like I was back in Wellington again: the floor and furniture were moving - and kept moving for at least 10 seconds - in that side-to-side motion that earns New Zealand the title "Shaky Isles". See... Stateside With Rosalea: Lucky For Some [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00020.htm


Scoop Images: Hurricanes And Bulls In Action

- Pictures from the Hurricanes 26-20 win over the Bull at WestpacTrust Stadium, Saturday 3 March. See... Scoop Images: Hurricanes vs. Bulls 3 March [1] - Scoop Images: Hurricanes Backs In Action [2] , Scoop Rugby Images: Oo! Ah! Jonah! [3] and Scoop Rugby Images: Oo! Ah! Jonah! [4] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00023.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00024.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00017.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00017.htm


Super 12 Action From The Weekend

- SUPER 12 supporters were saved from sleep at WestpacTrust Stadium tonight when what had been a pedestrian game roared to life in the final 15 minutes with a stampeding Jonah Lomu try and a stirring comeback by the Bulls, who in the end were only edged 26-20 by the hometown Hurricanes. See... BULLS No Breeze for Hurricanes [1] and CRUSAFIED: Blues beat champion Crusaders. [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00018.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00016.htm


Fiji: Route To Democracy Still Unclear

- SUVA (Pasifik Nius): Fiji's three daily newspapers today cautiously welcomed the historic Appeal Court ruling upholding the 1997 multiracial constitution, but the illegal regime signalled that it would not immediately resign. See... Fiji Media welcome court ruling [1] - PACNEWS - FIJI: Coalition calls for convening of Parliament [2] - FPCG - Military calls for respect of the court decision [3] - FPCG - Terrorist supporters reject Appeal decision [4] - FPCG - Jo Singh, Lodhia, and Fiji Times not too pleased [5] - AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL - Amnesty International, Democracy Committees elated [6] - PACNEWS - Chiefs To Decide Rabuka's Fate [7] Earlier News On the Fiji Feature Page [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00030.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00029.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00025.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00024.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00023.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00022.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00021.htm
[8] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=fiji


Scoop World: Presidential Pardons

- Washington -- When former President Bill Clinton signed 140 pardons and 36 commutations of sentence -- several of them controversial -- on his last day in office, he was following a procedure that dates back to the earliest days of the Republic. See... Presidential Pardons and Constitutional Authority [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00027.htm


Scoop World: Plutonium Ships Spotted In Pacific

- Sydney, 1 March, 2001 – The two British-flagged ships carrying plutonium fuel from Europe to Japan were sighted today 300 nautical miles south-west of Tasmania in southern Australia, Greenpeace Australia announced today. See... Plutonium Ships Sighted Off Southern Australia [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00020.htm


Media Flash

- Media Flash and Australian Media Job Directory Australia's Media Independent Weekly E-Newspaper Monday, March 5, 2001 See... Media Flash - Mar. 5, 2001 - Mail Batch No. 057 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00019.htm


Scoop Business: The Battle For Fletcher Energy

- AUCKLAND, 2 March 2001 – The move today by Greymouth Petroleum to increase the cash component of its proposal to acquire Fletcher Challenge Energy, should Greymouth make an offer in the future, serves to highlight the fact that it has still not actually made an offer to Fletcher Challenge Energy shareholders, says Fletchers. See... Greymouth price increase has no substance [1] . Fletchers were responding to Greymouth Petroleum’s statement… Peak Increases Offer To USD$3.85 [2] . See also... Shareholder Meeting To Proceed Next Week [3] and Noteholder Vote overwhelmingly in favour [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00025.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00024.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00023.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00031.htm


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