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Keith Rankin: NZ An Economic Province Of America
Climate Change Consequences For NZ Serious
Auckland Focus For International Mobil Protest
Howard’s End: Cullen Speech Makes NZ Look Stupid
US Court Ruling Forces Windows XP Changes
Future Lefts: Thanks Ruth For Cutting Through The Crap
Steve Maherey More Slippery Than A Nylon Suit
Act On Compliance Cost Recommendations, Govt Urged
City Voice Folds After 8 Years Of Independent News
NZ Needs To Be Part Of Internet2
Kiwis Develop Breakthrough In Stroke Treatment


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Keith Rankin: NZ An Economic Province Of America

- Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney wants New Zealand to join the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). The reality is that we are in many respects already an economic province of North America. That need not be a bad thing. See... Keith Rankin: An American-Pacific Commonwealth? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00070.htm


Climate Change Consequences For NZ Serious

- Climate change is serious and will have implications for all New Zealanders says a new report released today by Pete Hodgson, Convenor of the Ministerial Group on Climate Change. See... Significant NZ climate change impacts predicted [1] and Executive Summary [2] MORE: - ACT - Hodgson: The End Of The World Is Nigh! [3] - Federated Farmers - Kyoto Protocol Economically Irresponsible For NZ [4] - Greens - Climate Report Shows Kyoto Ratification 'A Must' [5] - Libz - Mad Kyoto Disease Infects Greenpeace Members [6] - Govt - NZ Intentions Unchanged On Kyoto Protocol [7] - Wind Energy Association - IEA Involvement Squashes NZ Renewables [8] - Govt - Energy Agency Reviews NZ Energy Policy [9] - C.D. Sludge - Sludge Report #96 – If Life Is A River [10] - Sludge Feedback - Sludge Feedback: Fear Not, There’s Oil A Plenty [11]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00203.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00202.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00214.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00035.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00209.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00032.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00199.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00033.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00178.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00064.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00065.htm


Auckland Focus For International Mobil Protest

- Auckland Regional Council Chairman Philip Warren is urging New Zealanders to join in today’s International Day of Action Against Mobil. See... “Kiwis Urged To Join Day Of Action Against Mobil” [1] and Auckland Greens Picket Mobil [2] MORE MOBIL PROTEST ACTION: - Mobil - Protest Action [3] - Nelson Environment Centre - Centre joins global day of action [4] - Greenpeace - Greenpeace Joins Mobil International Action Day [5] - Action Day - ExxonMobil (Esso) International Day Of Action [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0107/S00020.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00181.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00036.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00029.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00027.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00031.htm


Howard’s End: Cullen Speech Makes NZ Look Stupid

- At the same time that Finance Minister, Dr Michael Cullen was calling Singapore "one of Asia's shining stars", Singapore became the first Southeast Asian country to officially slip into recession. Somebody on his staff should be sacked for this speech because New Zealand now looks out of touch and stupid. See... Howard's End: Economic Ilitrisee [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00071.htm


US Court Ruling Forces Windows XP Changes

- Microsoft New Zealand announced today that it is offering computer manufacturers greater flexibility in configuring desktop versions of the Microsoft® Windows® operating system in light of the recent ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. See... Microsoft - Greater OEM Flexibility For Windows [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00042.htm


Future Lefts: Thanks Ruth For Cutting Through The Crap

- The skirts have been short, the mouths have been mealy, and the issues have been avoided - until yesterday that was. Finally then, someone testifying actually got to the heart of the case. See... Future Lefts - "Rank-incompetence" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00030.htm


Steve Maherey More Slippery Than A Nylon Suit

- Steve Maharey's slippery statements about Christine Rankin and the merger of WINZ with the Ministry of Social Policy expose a man evasive to the point of disbelief, ACT MP Muriel Newman said today. See... Steve Maharey Let Down by His Memory 24 Times [1] and Labour goes to great lengths to conceal facts - Shipley [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00205.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00194.htm


Act On Compliance Cost Recommendations, Govt Urged

- Business is giving the Ministerial Panel on cutting compliance costs the biggest thumbs up possible, the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) says. See... Roar Of Approval For Business Compliance Cutting [1] and Compliance Report Requires Prompt Action – Business NZ [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00094.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00089.htm


City Voice Folds After 8 Years Of Independent News

- City Voice Media Ltd. announced today that last week’s City Voice (5 July, 2001) was the last one to be published by the company and no plans are being made to re-initiate publication. See... City Voice Media Ltd. ceases publishing City Voice [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00035.htm


NZ Needs To Be Part Of Internet2

- A coalition of 170 US universities as well as research networks in Canada, Europe and Australia plus a few dozen corporations have been pooling their resources to build the Internet2 framework, which researchers are now using to develop a variety of futuristic, high-bandwidth applications. See... Internet2: What Is It And Why Should You Care? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00044.htm


Kiwis Develop Breakthrough In Stroke Treatment

- An Auckland University team of scientists has won international recognition for a new treatment that dramatically improves outcomes for people at risk of stroke or heart attack. See... NZ Team In Stroke Breakthrough [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00043.htm

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