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JUST POLITICS
Inquiry Into ENZA Called For
Suharto’s NZ Resort Not Sold
Opotiki Sustainable Farming Initiative Goes nation-wide
The Social Health-O-Meter
Heather Riddell New High Commissioner To Solomons
Defence Minister Lauds New Joint HQ
NGOs Get Funding For International Disaster Relief
Health Contracts Devolved To DHBs

POLITICS FROM TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Call For Interest Rate Cut, As Economy Stagnates
Selwyn Manning: Health Funding Failing South Auckland
Decision On Post Board Hamstrung By Internal Politics
Privy Council Judgement Victory For Iwi, Say Treaty Tribes
Probation Service Breaking Down

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JUST POLITICS

Inquiry Into ENZA Called For

- Nelson MP Nick Smith today called on the Minister of Agriculture to initiate a formal inquiry into ENZA over foreign exchange losses of $50 million and the way the company is forcing the loss onto growers. See... Smith Calls For ENZA Inquiry [1] MORE: - ACT - Ministerial Inquiry Needed For Apple Industry [2] - Govt - ENZA past losses - Jim Sutton Statement [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00036.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00032.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00027.htm


Suharto’s NZ Resort Not Sold

- The revelation that Lilybank Station and luxury resort has not been sold, despite December 2000 reports that it had been, gives the New Zealand government another opportunity to take decisive action on this best known New Zealand asset of the Suharto family and cronies. See... Freeze And Seize Lilybank [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00006.htm


Opotiki Sustainable Farming Initiative Goes nation-wide

- An Opotiki Development Board project, funded by the Sustainable Farming Fund, is to go nation-wide, Rural Affairs Minister Jim Sutton said today. See... Sustainable Farming Fund Project Goes Nation-Wide [1] and Jim Sutton Speech For Opotiki SFF Project [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00034.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00035.htm


The Social Health-O-Meter

- “The Social Report 2001 is the first step in what may become a regular reporting programme on how we are doing as a country across a series of social indicators,” Minister of Social Services and Employment Steve Maharey said today. See... Measuring The Nation's Social Health [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00031.htm


Heather Riddell New High Commissioner To Solomons

- New Zealand's next High Commissioner to Solomon Islands would be career diplomat Heather Riddell, Acting Foreign Affairs Minister Jim Sutton said today. See... New High Commissioner To The Solomon Islands [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00030.htm


Defence Minister Lauds New Joint HQ

- The new joint operational headquarters is one of the most important defence initiatives taken under this government, the Minister of Defence Mark Burton said today. See... Defence Minister welcomes new joint approach [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00029.htm


NGOs Get Funding For International Disaster Relief

- New Zealand is giving $1.6 million to New Zealand non-government organisations for disaster relief projects, Associate Foreign Affairs Minister Matt Robson announced today. See... NZ contributes to disaster relief across the globe [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00026.htm


Health Contracts Devolved To DHBs

- Health Minister Annette King says today's transfer of some key health contracts to District Health Boards signals the beginning of a new era in collaboration and community ownership of public health services in New Zealand. See... Key health contracts devolved to DHBs [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00025.htm

TOP SCOOPS

Call For Interest Rate Cut, As Economy Stagnates

- The Reserve Bank could help boost business confidence by cutting interest rates tomorrow, says Business NZ. See... Reserve Bank Could Boost Business Confidence [1] and Interest Rates Must Be Cut As Economy Stagnates [2] . See also… Auckland Economy Shrinks by More Than $600 Million [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00029.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00028.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00024.htm


Selwyn Manning: Health Funding Failing South Auckland

- The argument has been raging for years: it all boils down to two options. Should population based health funding be founded on principles of health status and need, or one of divvying out the health dollar by pure headcount. See... Population Based Funding - A Two Faced Beast [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00014.htm

Decision On Post Board Hamstrung By Internal Politics

- "More than two weeks after the Government was alerted to problems in New Zealand Post it has still failed to properly address the issues," National Finance Spokesperson Bill English said. See... Government Paralysed By Politics [1] MORE: - Govt - Update on NZ Post Board [2] - Nats - Armstrong's Immediate Resignation Called For [3] - ACT - Auditor-General Must Investigate NZ Post Board [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00039.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00028.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00017.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00022.htm


Privy Council Judgement Victory For Iwi, Say Treaty Tribes

- Yesterday’s Privy Council judgement is the strongest possible endorsement for the Treaty Tribes Coalition case that Maori fishing assets should be allocated to iwi immediately, chairman Harry Mikaere said today. See... Privy Council Victory For Treaty Tribes Coalition [1] REACTION: - ACT - Distribution of Fisheries Must Finally Begin [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00005.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00033.htm

Probation Service Breaking Down

- Late today the PSA forwarded to the Minister of Justice Matt Robson, a number of serious concerns the union has about the breakdown of service delivered in CPS. See... Probation Service Failing [1] MORE: - PSA - Further Probations Service Action Likely Tomorrow [Tuesday] [2] and PSA To Meet CPS Tomorrow Afternoon [Tuesday] [3] - Nats - Robson Allows Probation Unrest To Create Injustice [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00004.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00003.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00002.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00009.htm

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