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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
MAY DAY PROTESTS – FULL COVERAGE
LIVE DIGICAM REPORTS:
GENERAL PROTEST ADVISORIES:
SPECIFIC PROTEST ADVISORIES AND RELEASES:
DISSENTING VOICES:
Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A
TVNZ Charter Unleashed
David Miller: Taiwan Enters The Equation
Supercomputer Weather: May Day Ceasefire To Be Sealed With A Shower?
CD Cleaner Abuse, Like Meths Abuse, Is Personal Choice
PM’S PRESSER: Bad Advice On Community Card
Nats Urge Quick Work To Snare Virgin
Hawkins & Robinson Working On PERF Abuses
NZ Music On Air & In Deputy PM’s Office


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May Day Carnival Against Capitalism - Live

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MAY DAY PROTESTS – FULL COVERAGE

- Scoop has a digicam team on the streets today at the Cuba St Carnival Against Carnival. See also...SCOOP MAYDAY 2001 SPECIAL [1] .


[1] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=mayday2001


LIVE DIGICAM REPORTS:

- Scoop Images: The Battle For Manners Mall (KFC) [1] - Scoop Images: All Clothes Are Corrupt [2] - Scoop Images: Carnival Against Capitalism Begins [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00009.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00007.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00006.htm


GENERAL PROTEST ADVISORIES:

- Wellington May Day Activists – Timetable Of Events - See... Mayday promises to be biggest protest this year [1] - Auckland Mayday Activists - Spirit Of Quebec Comes To Auckland On Mayday [2] - May Day March & Rally - Auckland [3] - Christchurch Mayday Activists - Reverend Jeremiah Lovebucks Is Coming To Town! [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00098.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00100.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/b7/52/200104271031.cf865bf9.html


SPECIFIC PROTEST ADVISORIES AND RELEASES:

- Radical Society - Students, lead by Victoria University's Radical Society will participate in the May Day Carnival against Capitalism with an anti-Sweatshop fashion parade – see… Sweatshop Fashion: "We'd be better off naked" [1] - Biotic Baking Brigade – Anti-Capitalist Invasion Of Poneke - Whanganui A Tara - see... Anti-Capitalists Take Wellington [2] - Ecoaction - On Tuesday May 1, 2001 Victoria University's Ecoaction will be demonstrating against the proposal of Hutt City Council, Wellington City Council and Wellington Regional Council to transfer the management of our water services to a trust. Cuba Mall's Bucket Fountain For Auction [3] - Committee for the Establishment of Civilisation - Anarchism And The Anti-Globalisation Movement [4] - Libertarian Communists - Libertarian Communists Comment On Capitalism [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00004.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00003.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00097.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00006.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00005.htm


DISSENTING VOICES:

- Libertarianz - “ The May Day misanthropists marching around the country today need to be reminded that free trade is good,”; says Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell. See... May Day Reminder: Free Trade is Good! Go to Work! [1] and Libz Taunt May Day Misanthropists [2] - David Miller - David Miller: Why I Won't Be Marching On May Day [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00002.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00072.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00126.htm


Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Employment Stoppages – Community Services Card – Community Services Card And Kiwi Bank – Community Services Card – Tranz Rail Line Closures – Community Services Card – Pacific Pre-School Education – Celia Lashlie Sacking – ACT Money Laundering – Pay For Police Rapist. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –1 May [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00008.htm


TVNZ Charter Unleashed

- The public broadcasting charter for Television New Zealand has been approved by the Government and will be implemented from July 1, 2002, the Minister of Broadcasting, Marian Hobbs, announced today. See... Public TV Charter Released [1] REACTION: - Green - TVNZ Charter disappointing - Kedgley [2] - ACT - See... Hobbs takes 18 Months to Produce Claptrap [3] - National - See... Pathetic charter after 18 month wait [4] - TVNZ - TVNZ Response to Charter [5] Motornet: Meaningful Driving With Citroen’s Picasso - Citroen's new ovoid Picasso raises both eyebrows and interest as an unlikely wedding companion, but proves more than skin deep in the driving department. See... Motornet: Picasso - The Icing On Citroen's Cake [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00009.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00018.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00016.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00014.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00010.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00005.htm


David Miller: Taiwan Enters The Equation

- In a month when a downed spy plane has dominated events in East Asia and strained relations between China and the United States, it was inevitable that the issue of Taiwan would enter the equation. See... David Miller: Sabre Rattling In The Taiwan Straits [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00002.htm


Supercomputer Weather: May Day Ceasefire To Be Sealed With A Shower?

- The latest pictures from the NOAA supercomputer show showers falling over Israel, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon on May Day. Last night Israel announced it plans to take unilateral steps to ease the levels of tensions in Israel and the occupied territories. Will a long awaited ceasefire be sealed with a shower? See... Supercomputer Weather: Peace Rains In Middle East? [1] . See also earlier forecast for May Day weather... Supercomputer Weather: May Day Around The World [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00153.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/48/2f/200104241416.c9fc94c3.html


CD Cleaner Abuse, Like Meths Abuse, Is Personal Choice

- Libertarianz spokeman Richard McGrath said the death of Auckland engineering student Shawn Brenner was a tragic waste of a young life, but that subsequent comments made by emergency specialist Dr Tony Smith were similarly unfortunate. See... Punish Crimes, Not Vices, Say Libz [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00008.htm


PM’S PRESSER: Bad Advice On Community Card

- Prime Minister Helen Clark has blamed inadequate official advice for dropping the Government in it over the Community Services Card issue. See... Inadequate Advice On Card Dropped Us In It - PM [1] See the JUST POLITICS FEATURE PAGE [2] for full Community Services Card coverage.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=justpolitics


Nats Urge Quick Work To Snare Virgin

- The Government should be careful it doesn't blow the opportunity for real competition in New Zealand's domestic airline market, National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon said today. See... Virgin Blue Needs Freedom To Fly ASAP [1] and Correctives: Go All The Way With Virgin!!! [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00002.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00007.htm


Hawkins & Robinson Working On PERF Abuses

- The Minister of Police, George Hawkins, has confirmed that he raised the issue of the Police Early Retirement Fund (“PERF”) Scheme in his regular weekly meeting with the Police Commissioner Rob Robinson this afternoon. See... Minister Pleased With Progress On PERF Issue [1] and Police Minister Urged to Change PERF Rules [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00457.htm


NZ Music On Air & In Deputy PM’s Office

- It's that time of year. From the start of Monday May 7th through to the end of Sunday May 13th 95bFM will bask in the glory of 100% New Zealand Music. Every day will boast up to 7 live to air performances from a satellite studio just below the station. See... NZ Music Week May 7-13 - BFM [1] and Jim Anderton Supports NZ Music [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00069.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00006.htm

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