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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A
West Coast Power Generation In Crisis
Youth Suicide Declines
Disappointment, As Whale Sanctuary Vote Falls Short
Howard’s End: Funding Scientific Research Pays Off
Varsity Students Welcome PTE Funding Moratorium
Scoop World: His Holiness Meets His Bushliness
Picking Over The Genoa G8 Carcass
Scoop World: OPEC Considers Oil Production Cuts

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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Christchurch Hospital – Pepper Spray Deaths – Canterbury Health Cuts – ENZA Bailout – TVNZ Financial Woes – Climate Change Agreement – Southland Health Budget – Regional Development – Northland Health Budget – Electricity Line Ownership – MidCentral Health Budget – Maori TV Channel. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –25 July [1] . Click HERE [2] to sign up to receive questions and answers by email FOR FREE!


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00153.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/cgi-bin/newsagent/new_user.cgi?form=home


West Coast Power Generation In Crisis

- Trustpower spokesman Graeme Purches told Scoop this morning that the company would shut down its Dillams, Arnold, and Wahapo stations if there was no rain within the next 24 to 48 hours. See... Low Hydro Lakes Threaten West Coast Blackouts [1] MORE: - Business NZ - Business Needs Real Answers [2] - EMA - Call For Urgent National Power Saving Campaign [3] - ACT - NIWA Gets It Wrong And The Cost Is Huge [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00152.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00196.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00193.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00413.htm


Youth Suicide Declines

- The Ministry of Youth Affairs is pleased to see that the latest provisional youth suicide statistics show a reduction in 1999. See... Decline In Youth Suicides Good News [1] and 1999 Youth Suicide Statistics Lowest Since 1987 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0107/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0107/S00044.htm


Disappointment, As Whale Sanctuary Vote Falls Short

- Conservation Minister Sandra Lee says there is now an increased prospect that the South Pacific breeding grounds of the great whales may be exposed to commercial whaling, following the International Whaling Commission’s failure to establish a South Pacific whale sanctuary, despite a further strong vote in its favour. See... Whale Sanctuary Falls Short Despite Strong Vote [1] and Speech To IWC On South Pacific Whale Sanctuary [2] MORE: - Greenpeace - Japanese Vote Buying Sinks Sanctuary [3] For earlier whaling news see the Just Politics Feature Page [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00409.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00412.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00102.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=justpolitics


Howard’s End: Funding Scientific Research Pays Off

- There's good news for New Zealand university and research institutes' seeking public funding following the release of a Stanford University study which shows that the economic return on publicly funded basic research, while slow in coming, is far greater than previously thought. See... Howard's End: Publicly Funded Research Pays [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00150.htm


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Varsity Students Welcome PTE Funding Moratorium

- The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) is today welcoming the government’s decision to cut public funding to new private training courses and providers. See... Students welcome moratorium [1] MORE: - PTE - Private Sector Response To Moratorium [2] - Nats - Innovation cut out of tertiary ed. [3] - Govt - Funding Moratorium For New Training Providers [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00036.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00037.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00406.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00402.htm


Scoop World: His Holiness Meets His Bushliness

- Mr. President, it gives me great pleasure to welcome you on your first visit since you assumed the office of the President of the United States. I warmly greet the distinguished First Lady and the members of your entourage. See... President Bush Meets Pope John Paul II [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00082.htm


Picking Over The Genoa G8 Carcass

- In the 1960s Gill Scott Heron sang "The Revolution will not be televised". On Saturday I watched as Sky News broadcast from the police front line. Walking past the camera, lines of police moved forward. See... TV Review: What did you hear about Genoa? [1] MORE NEW G8 NEWS: - PMA - Wellington journalist arrested at Genoa [2] - Mike Moore - Moore hails G-8 pledges on development and poverty [3] - Amnesty International - AI Calls For Investigation & Review Of G8 Policing [4] - Wgtn Activists - G8 Protest Outside Italian Embassy [5] Click through to Genoa G8 feature page for full coverage [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00151.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00098.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00080.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00076.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00099.htm
[6] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=genoa


Scoop World: OPEC Considers Oil Production Cuts

- As global sharemarkets reel, OPEC spokesman Dr Alí Rodríguez-Araque yesterday said that he was consulting all OPEC Ministers over the possibility of holding an Extraordinary Meeting of the OPEC Conference in early August, which could eventually decide on a production cut. Oil futures which had been falling, have started rising on the announcement. See... OPEC mulls extraordinary meeting in early August [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00079.htm


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