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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Howard’s End: Biosecurity Under Attack
Highland Letter: Hunting Where The Ducks Are
Govt Keeping Tabs On MIR Splash Down
Fiscal Prudence Rewarded By S&P
Orion Spots Nuclear Waste Shipment In Tasman Sea
Belated Foot And Mouth Campaign Inadequate – Nats
A City Of New Zealanders Left Last Year
Hobbs Won’t Be Back In Cabinet – Prebble
Scoop Business: Fletcher Challenge Shareholders Vote For Shell Sale


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Howard’s End: Biosecurity Under Attack

- While the Government now prepares to spend several million dollars tightening border controls following the British outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the threat of an attack from bioterrorists is as real today as an earthquake threat. Howard's End: Bioterrorism A Real Threat [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00039.htm


Highland Letter: Hunting Where The Ducks Are

- Just where SKY News found its inspiration for it's latest gimmick (or innovation as they prefer to call it) is hard to say. See... Highland Letter: Hunting Where The Ducks Are [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00037.htm


Govt Keeping Tabs On MIR Splash Down

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the government has established a specialist officials committee to monitor the return of the Russian space station, Mir, back to earth. See... Government Monitoring MIR Splashdown [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00099.htm


Fiscal Prudence Rewarded By S&P

- Finance Minister Michael Cullen today welcomed Standard and Poor's decision to put New Zealand back on a stable credit outlook saying it reflected confidence in the Government's fiscal stance. See... S&P Votes Confidence In The Govt's Fiscal Stance [1] and S&P Revises NZ Outlook To Stable [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00098.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00046.htm


Orion Spots Nuclear Waste Shipment In Tasman Sea

- An Air Force surveillance flight has confirmed that a nuclear waste shipment passing through the Tasman Sea has remained in International waters, the Minister of Defence Mark Burton announced today. See... Orion locates Nuclear Waste ships [1] and Scoop Images: Nuclear Cargo In Tasman Sea [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00085.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00038.htm


Belated Foot And Mouth Campaign Inadequate – Nats

- Jim Sutton's belated response to the foot and mouth disease outbreak in the form of a publicity campaign to New Zealanders is totally inadequate, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today. See... Weak foot and mouth campaign won't protect borders [1] and Embarrassed Sutton attempts to show urgency [2] MORE: - FEDERATED FARMERS - Foot And Mouth Disease Measures Encouraging [3] - GOVT - All need to work to prevent disease outbreaks [4] - MAF - MAF announces foot and mouth publicity campaign [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00084.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00086.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00022.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00077.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00076.htm


A City Of New Zealanders Left Last Year

- New Zealand has lost the equivalent of a city in the past year, in the worst migration statistics seen for the country in 21 years, National's Immigration spokesperson Marie Hasler said today. See... NZ Loses A City In Huge Migration Statistics [1] MORE: - ACT - More Skilled People Leaving NZ Than Ever Before [2] - GOVT - No Surprise In Migration Figures [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00089.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00091.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00088.htm


Hobbs Won’t Be Back In Cabinet – Prebble

- “The Registrar of Electors' ruling that Marian Hobbs was correctly enrolled as a voter in Wellington Central has taken her out of the frying pan and into the fire,” ACT Leader and former Wellington Central MP, Hon Richard Prebble said. See... Hobbs leaps out of the frying pan... [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00081.htm


Scoop Business: Fletcher Challenge Shareholders Vote For Shell Sale

- AUCKLAND, 6 March 2001 - Fletcher Challenge’s shareholders today voted in favour of the restructuring proposals recommended by the Board in October 2000. See... Shareholders Vote For Separation And Sale [1] and Shell Delighted – "Democracy & Commerce In Action" [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00043.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00044.htm

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