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Scoop Is In The House
US Stock Market Haemorrhaging Badly
Jim Anderton Tribute At Maj. McNutt’s Military Funeral
PM Addresses Governor General’s State Farewell
The Occult Tried To Steal His World, The Film Industry Succeeded
Another Skyhawk Crash Shows Wisdom Of F16s – Nats
Goff Concerned At Threat To PNG Govt, Pleased At Fiji Election Date
LPG Cop Cars Get Green Seal Of Approval
Dr Cullen Announced New R&D Tax Regime
Spouse House Stoush - FULL COVERAGE

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Funeral Of SAS Major John McNutt

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Scoop Is In The House

- Today's questions of the day concerned: R&D Taxation Changes – Foot And Mouth – Rapid Growth Industries – Money For Art (or Nothing) – Sentencing Reform – Pulling The SAS Out Of The Gulf – Rosslyn Noonan – Muriwhenua Settlement – Dr Lexchin x 2 – Numeracy In Primary Schools - Maori Children’s Policy See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 21 March [1] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00147.htm


US Stock Market Haemorrhaging Badly

- The Federal Reserve Board’s announcement of a 50 basis point cut in the Federal Funds rate this morning NZ time has failed to halt the haemorrhaging of US stock markets. See... NEWSFLASH: US Stock Market Haemorrhage Continues [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00145.htm


Jim Anderton Tribute At Maj. McNutt’s Military Funeral

- The death on duty of any of our servicemen or women is a loss to all of New Zealand. See... Tribute to Major McNutt - Jim Anderton [1] RELATED: - NATS - Government pulls NZ from defence coalition [2] . - GREENS - Greens support Clark on withdrawal from Kuwait [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00338.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00308.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00302.htm


PM Addresses Governor General’s State Farewell

- Exactly five years ago today Sir Michael was sworn in as New Zealand's seventeenth Governor-General. See... PM Address To Michael Hardie Boys Luncheon [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00349.htm


The Occult Tried To Steal His World, The Film Industry Succeeded

- Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Dr Harry Ballard. I am a Wellington based researcher whose life has been appropriated and then distorted by a local film company, First Sun. See... Scoop Feedback: The Irrefutable Truth About Demons [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00146.htm


Another Skyhawk Crash Shows Wisdom Of F16s – Nats

- "Thank God there wasn't another tragic death." National's Defence spokesperson Max Bradford's comment follows news tonight that an A4 Skyhawk crashed 100 kilometres off the Australian west coast. See... Max Bradford: another Skyhawk crash [1] and Skyhawk crash - Govt [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00335.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00341.htm


Goff Concerned At Threat To PNG Govt, Pleased At Fiji Election Date

- Foreign Minister Phil Goff said New Zealand is concerned at the threat to the lawfully elected Papua New Guinea government posed by the actions of a number of renegade members of the PNG Defence Force. See... Goff Concern Over PNG [1] . Meanwhile, Mr Goff welcomed the announcement by the caretaker government in Fiji that elections will take place by 7 September 2001. Goff Welcomes Fiji Election Announcement [2] and NZ Must Keep Pressure On Fiji - United Future [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00340.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00339.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00346.htm


LPG Cop Cars Get Green Seal Of Approval

- Green MP Jeanette Fitzsimons today said it was great news that new police cars would now be powered with the cheaper, cleaner and locally produced LPG. See... Greens welcome new LPG cop cars [1] and $13.2 Million Police Vehicle Package Announced [2] . See also Scoop's LPG Ford review... Motornet: Ford’s Gas Burner [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00333.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00327.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00097.htm


Dr Cullen Announced New R&D Tax Regime

- “All research and development spending expensed under generally accepted accounting practice will qualify for an immediate tax deduction from 1 April, this year,” Revenue Minister Michael Cullen announced today. See... Government To Create A Clearer, Better R&D Regime [1] and IRD Commissioner Takes Interest In R&D Law [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00350.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00143.htm


Spouse House Stoush - FULL COVERAGE

- "Peter Davis is a good friend of mind. Last week he was attacked. I was incensed. I made some comments which were inappropriate. I made comments about Mary English which were incorrect. I know that her heart is in the right place. I apologise." See... SCP HOUSE: Spouse House Stoush - Mallard Apology [1] . EARLIER: PM Calls For Truce In Spouse House Wars [2] Full Coverage: - Jim Anderton - Anderton tells Opposition: Stick to issues [3] - Max Bradford - Bradford: Mallard's apology not enough [4] - C.D. Sludge - Sludge Report #55 – Magnanimity Vs Sanctimony [5] - Wyatt Creech - PM's bid for moral high-ground lacks credibility [6] - English & Bradford - MPs Spouses Seek Legal Advice [7] - Bill English - Clark's truce call rings hollow [8] - Wyatt Creech - Transparency needed over $750,000 research grant [9] - Winston Peters - Clark Response Highlights Labour Hypocrisy [10] Health Research Council - Health Research Assessment Process Eliminates Bias [11]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00138.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00129.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00336.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00334.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00134.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00305.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00318.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00309.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00293.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00306.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00071.htm


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