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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A
Spouse Stoush: Whips Tell Hunt They'll Try To Be Good
Howard’s End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations"
Butchered Hector’s Dolphin Appalls Greens
Repetition Tackled In Voluntary Kids TV Advertising Guidelines
Business Confidence Holds
Beware Of Monteiths Hangover
Kiwi Teen Hero Demonstrates Chatroom Counselling Role
Brendan Lovegrove: So Offensive He’s Unmissable


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Filleted Dolphin Found Near Westport

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Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Australian Defence Comparisons – Labour Market – Maori Lessee Compensation – Health Funding – National Rail Policy – Overworked Police – Teenage Dental Services – Historic Places Trust – School Roll Growth – Fire Service Pay Negotiations – Public Transport – Independent On Student Job Search. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 28 March [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00192.htm


Spouse Stoush: Whips Tell Hunt They'll Try To Be Good

- Following a meeting with the Speaker Jonathan Hunt this morning, the party whips have agreed to reign in attacks on MPs’ spouses and families – for now. See... Spouse Stoush Tensions Temporarily Simmer Down [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00190.htm


Howard’s End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations"

- In lowering transaction fees and introducing other measures aimed at improving their image, Australian banks have admitted for the first time that they have “social obligations” to the community. John Howard writes. See... Howard's End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00187.htm


Butchered Hector’s Dolphin Appalls Greens

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said protection measures may be required to protect the endangered Hector's dolphin after a professionally filleted carcass was found on a Westport beach. See... Greens appalled at filleted rare dolphin (Image) [1] and Hector’s Protection Needed - WWF [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00490.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00091.htm


Repetition Tackled In Voluntary Kids TV Advertising Guidelines

- New voluntary guidelines for advertising and sponsorship during children’s television were announced today from a coalition of groups involved in children’s television. See... Guidelines For Children’s Television Advertising [1] REACTION: - ACT - See... Kids Win from Self-Regulation in Broadcasting [2] - Greens - Greens disappointed over guidelines for kids TV [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00087.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00485.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00487.htm


Business Confidence Holds

- Finance Minister Michael Cullen today welcomed the March National Bank business outlook showing continuing high confidence both in the general economic environment and in own company prospects. See... Cullen welcomes continuing high confidence [1] . See also DEUTSCHE BANK NBNZ Business Confidence (March) [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00482.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00200.htm


Beware Of Monteiths Hangover

- The Green Party is today congratulating DB Breweries for its decision to keep the Monteiths brewery in Greymouth open but is concerned about brewery workers’ jobs. See... Cheers Monteiths, but watch out for the hangover! [1] and Why Compromise Over Monteith's? [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00481.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00476.htm


Kiwi Teen Hero Demonstrates Chatroom Counselling Role

- Recently a young New Zealander demonstrated a caring attitude by helping other teens in her role as a teen mentor through a US based online advice agency. She also showed a cool head by alerting the police about a teenager in the USA who was threatening to kill schoolmates and parents. See... New Issues On The Internet For Teens [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0103/S00073.htm


Brendan Lovegrove: So Offensive He’s Unmissable

- After Brendhan Lovegrove performed during Otago University’s 20001 Orientation, he was found to be so politically incorrect that several complaints were laid requesting that he never be allowed to perform at the University again. See... NZ’s Most Politically Incorrect Comedian [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0103/S00069.htm

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