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JUST POLITICS
Big Weekend For Young Nats
Save East Bay & Save Hector’s Dolphins
Global Green Get-together
You Done Good, Hawkins Tells Police
Pressure To Cast Maori Compromises Credibility Of Actors
German President Coming Here
Harre Calls For Submissions On Women’s Health Strategy
Poukani Settlement Sorted
ACT’s Ken Shirley To Stand In Tamaki
Two Tariana Turia Talks

POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS
National Supporting Dairy Mega-Merger
Port Dispute Outcome Sends Dangerous Signal
Maceration Disturbing, But Not Illegal - RSPCA

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JUST POLITICS

Big Weekend For Young Nats

- Young Nationals have held a very successful annual conference in Wellington this weekend, with a high turnout and a good time had by all who attended. See... Young Nats Conference Highly Successful [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00026.htm


Save East Bay & Save Hector’s Dolphins

- Anyone interested in supporting our proposal for an Hector's Dolphin Sanctuary in East Bay, Queen Charlotte Sound, Marlborough Sounds, please read the following. See... East Bay Hector's Dolphin Sanctuary Proposal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00024.htm


Global Green Get-together

- All seven New Zealand Green Party MPs and a delegation of at least 50 supporters and members will be attending the first ever gathering of green parties from around the world at the Australian parliament in Canberra this week. See... Strong Kiwi Presence At Global Greens Gathering [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00147.htm


You Done Good, Hawkins Tells Police

- The Minister of Police, George Hawkins, has today congratulated the New Zealand Police on encouraging crime statistics for the year ended 31 December 2000. See... Police Congratulated On Encouraging Crime Stats [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00146.htm


Pressure To Cast Maori Compromises Credibility Of Actors

- ACT Broadcasting Spokesman MP Penny Webster has slammed NZ On Air’s effort to pressure production companies to put more Maori into television roles. See... NZ On Air Tokenism Is Patronising And Absurd [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00144.htm


German President Coming Here

- Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today that the President of Germany, Johannes Rau, will visit New Zealand from 6 to 9 May. See... German President To Visit NZ Next Month [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00137.htm


Harre Calls For Submissions On Women’s Health Strategy

- Women's Affairs Minister Laila Harré is asking New Zealanders to help the government develop the country's first Women's Health Strategy. See... Minister Seeks Input On Women's Health Strategy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00136.htm


Poukani Settlement Sorted

- The Pouakani people and representatives of the government, the opposition and the Office of Treaty Settlements gather today at Mokai marae near the Pureora forest in the central North Island. See... Pouakani settlement marked [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00135.htm


ACT’s Ken Shirley To Stand In Tamaki

- ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley announced today that he had been selected by the party to stand in the Tamaki electorate. See... Ken Shirley To Stand In Tamaki Electorate [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00142.htm


Two Tariana Turia Talks

- Speech to Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa (Maori General Practitioners Annual Conference), Rotoiti, Rotorua 'What are the indicators of Maori health and therefore the qualities of Maori health workers'. Keynote address to Annual Graduation Ceremony of Te Whare Wananga o Awanuiarangi, 1pm, Wananga Campus, Whakatane. See... Speech to Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa [1] and Graduation Ceremony of Te Whare Wananga [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00141.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00140.htm


POLITICS FROM TOP SCOOPS

National Supporting Dairy Mega-Merger

- National will support the formation of Global-Co, the industry-driven choice for a New Zealand owned global food company. See... Dairy Decision Announced [1] . See also.. Dairy Merger Must Be Scrutinised - ACT [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00138.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00143.htm


Port Dispute Outcome Sends Dangerous Signal

- Nelson MP Nick Smith today leaked the Government mediator's report into the protracted South Island port dispute saying it would cause widespread alarm amongst employers and exporters. See... Ports Dispute Report Will Send Shiver Down Spine [1] REACTION: - ACT - Sack Harre For Role In Waterfront Dispute [2] - Carter Holt Harvey - Carter Holt Harvey Says Time To Move On [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00139.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00145.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00055.htm

Maceration Disturbing, But Not Illegal - RSPCA

- The Royal New Zealand Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RNZSPCA) and the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry (MAF) have completed their investigations into an allegation relating to the way that Tegel Poultry destroyed 5000 chicks, unwanted in the egg laying industry. See... MAF & RNZSPCA Poultry Welfare Investigation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00048.htm


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