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Hobbs & Bunkle Cleared, Clark Considering What To Do
GUEST OPINION: Nandor Tanczos On Why The Greens Support The Property Relationships Bill
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A
MP Bashed Outside Electorate Office
Rankin: Public Property The Key To Real Prosperity
Guy’s World: A T-Shirt Is Just A T-Shirt
Perigo & Shipley On The Spouse House Stoush
No Letup For US Sharemarket Woes
Eco-Economy: A Short History Of Banking And Banking Reform In NZ
MIR Splashdown Scheduled For 6pm Friday
Scoop World: US Will Stay Involved In Mid East Peace Process
Scoop World: Fijian Justices In Dispute On Constitutional Cases

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Hobbs & Bunkle Cleared, Clark Considering What To Do

- The MP for Wellington Central, Marian Hobbs, has welcomed the findings of an Audit Office investigation into the circumstances of her claiming Parliamentary allowances in the previous Parliament. See... Audit Office Report [1] . Helen Clark said she would not be commenting fully on the report until she had had time to consider it thoroughly and discuss it with Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton. Miss Clark said the report of the Registrar of Electors into Phillida Bunkle's enrolment was still awaited. See… PM Responds To Auditor-General's Report [2] MORE: - Jim Anderton - Anderton Welcomes Auditor's Report [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00381.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00382.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00378.htm


Nandor Tanczos: Why The Greens Support The Property Relationships Bill

- It's an exciting time - finally getting together with someone you're really into. You spend weeks in bed together getting to know each other well, sharing your secrets and dreams. See... Nandor Tanczos: Breaking Up Just Got Easier [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00158.htm


Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Brain Drain – MIR – Welfare Adjustments – Child Assault – Historic Places Trust - R&D Taxation Changes - Foot And Mouth – NZ Shipping Review – Nursing Shortages - ENZA Consultation – Housing Waiting Lists & Foreign Students – Pacific Capacity Building. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 22 March [1] . For yesterday’s questions and paraphrased answers see…SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 21 March [2] .


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00159.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00147.htm


MP Bashed Outside Electorate Office

- At approximately 9pm last night National MP Lindsay Tisch was allegedly assaulted by a group of youths outside his electorate office in Matamata. See... Lindsay Tisch [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00371.htm


Rankin: Public Property The Key To Real Prosperity

- There is a more sustainable, more relaxed, more free, route to egalitarian prosperity than the maximum growth maximum employment option. The key concept is that of public property rights . See... Keith Rankin: Public Property Rights [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00152.htm


Guy’s World: A T-Shirt Is Just A T-Shirt

- This morning I decided to practice for my impending retirement (in 50 years or so) by writing a curmudgeonly email to Kim Hill in the hope she’d read it aloud on Nine to Noon, making me famous among curmudgeonly retirees, the TV-less unemployed and those lucky people in workplaces where the radio isn’t automatically tuned to More FM. See... Guy's World: T-shirts Inspire Curmudgeonly Email [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00151.htm


Perigo & Shipley On The Spouse House Stoush

- I watched the Holmes show last night & caught myself cheering the Prime Minister. After flagellating myself, I sat down to wonder why I had committed such an unseemly lapse? See... Lindsay Perigo Confesses: "I Cheered the PM!" [1] . For Jenny Shipley's latest see... Clark Must Admit She Made It Up [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00153.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00377.htm


No Letup For US Sharemarket Woes

- US Share Markets continued their recent run of falls overnight with the market closing on the blue chip Dow Jones index down 2.4% at a new 52 week low, and on the technology rich Nasdaq index down 1.46% at a new two year low. See... US Share Markets Shed Another 2% [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00154.htm


Eco-Economy: A Short History Of Banking And Banking Reform In NZ

– In a speech to Grey Power, NZ Banking Reform spokesman Finlay Thompson recalls the history of two kiwi banking reform movements both led by Mr Douglases. See... Eco-Economy: Banking Reform in New Zealand [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00150.htm


MIR Splashdown Scheduled For 6pm Friday

- Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that latest information suggests that the Mir space station will pass about 1250 kilometres to the northeast of New Zealand before splashing into the South Pacific at about 6pm on Friday (NZ time). See... Mir goes west [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00360.htm


Scoop World: US Will Stay Involved In Mid East Peace Process

- U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell said that the United States will stay involved in the quest for peace between Israelis and Palestinians, and urged both sides to take steps to rebuild trust. See... Powell On U.S. Policy Toward Mideast Conflict [1] . See also… Powell At America Israel Public Affairs Commission [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00111.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00113.htm


Scoop World: Fijian Justices In Dispute On Constitutional Cases

- The Fijian Chief Justice Sir Timoci Tuivaga has again issued a directive to the Lautoka High Court to not to accept on its own any case involving the 1997 Constitution. See... Chief Justice Gives Directives On Courts [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00117.htm

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