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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A
Howard’s End: The Young Gods
Hide’s Holiday Trading Bill Raring To Go
Trustees' Anti-Pot Petition Misguided
Submissions On Cleaner Fuel Encouraged
Vernon Welcomes Britomart Funding
PM's Presser: Rankin Case Changes Everything
David Miller: Making Waves World-wide
AFP Pacific Correspondent Banned From Nauru Forum
World: Ill Human Rights Abuser Resigns
World: Powell Interviewed On Middle East Violence


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Scoop Is In The House – Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Knowledge Wave And Economic Policy – Benefit Policy – Jim, His Bank, And The Securities Act x 2 – Swearing At Public Servants – Jury Reforms – Air New Zealand – Legal Proceedings – Trevor Mallard’s Views On Cannabis Decriminalisation – ICT In Schools – Risk Taking And Tax Cuts - Te Reo Maori Funding – Closing The Gaps – Mark Burton and the FEC. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 7 August [1] To subscribe to be sent questions and answers as they are published by email CLICK HERE [2] .


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Howard’s End: The Young Gods

- Italian embryologist Severino Antinori, the man who enabled a 62-year-old women to have a baby in 1994, is scheduled to announce later this week at the National Academy of Sciences, that he will genetically clone humans by impregnating 200 women. See... Howard's End: Frightening Possibilities [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00038.htm


Hide’s Holiday Trading Bill Raring To Go

- After twenty months of complete inaction, Attorney-General Margaret Wilson has finally realised that she should really do something about holiday trading laws, ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide said today. See... Show Us Your Legislation, Margaret [1] MORE: - Govt - Legislation to address shop trading laws [2] - Business NZ - Restrictions A Casualty Of MMP [3] - Libz - Who Runs Your Shop? [4]


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Trustees' Anti-Pot Petition Misguided

- “Calls by the School Trustees Association and politicians to maintain the status quo and keep cannabis illegal overlook the complete and utter failure of prohibition,” Deborah Morris said on behalf of the Coalition for Cannabis Law Reform today. See… Failure Of Prohibition Must Be Confronted [1] MORE: - NZ First - Donnelly To Accept Petition [2] - Doped Kids Won't Catch The Wave [3] - Norml - Trustee’s Petition Proposes More Of The Same [4] - ALCP - Keeping Young People Safe [5] - United Future - Reject Cannabis Decriminalisation Now [6]


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Submissions On Cleaner Fuel Encouraged

- Associate Energy Minister Paul Swain is encouraging anyone concerned with the quality and safety of motor vehicle fuel used in New Zealand to read the discussion document he is releasing today. See... Public Discussion Document on Fuel Quality Release [1] MORE: - Green - Greens welcome fuel review [2] - ARC - Broadside at Fuel Specifications Review [3]


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Vernon Welcomes Britomart Funding

- Infrastructure Auckland’s decision to contribute $45 million towards the Britomart transport centre is a welcome step towards improvements to Auckland's transport problems, National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon said today. See... Integrity of Infrastructure Auckland wins the day [1] MORE: - Auckland City - Auckland City to discuss funding impact [2] - Auckland Chamber of Commerce - Realism Welcomed [3]


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PM's Presser: Rankin Case Changes Everything

- Ministers will be more formal in their dealings with public servants in the wake of the Christine Rankin affair, Prime Minister Helen Clark says. See... Relations Will Never Be The Same After Rankin [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00034.htm


David Miller: Making Waves World-wide

- Entitled ‘Catching the Knowledge Wave’, this meeting of minds was co-chaired by the Prime Minister herself, featured some very distinguished speakers, cost 900 dollars to walk through the door and not surprisingly it became used as a platform for every political point of view presently in existence. See… David Miller: After The Wave Has Passed More on the Just Politics Feature Page [1]


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AFP Pacific Correspondent Banned From Nauru Forum

- Agence France-Presse's South Pacific correspondent, Michael Field, was Monday banned from covering the 16-nation Pacific Forum summit in Nauru later this month. See... Nauru Bans Agence France-Presse Correspondent [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00016.htm


World: Ill Human Rights Abuser Resigns

- Bolivian president Hugo Banzer’s health forces his resignation, leaving behind an unraveling Bolivia - Banzer may be indicted for crimes against humanity if cancer does not claim him first. See... Goodbye Mr. Bolivian President [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00014.htm


World: Powell Interviewed On Middle East Violence

- Yesterday, the Israelis used anti-tank missiles to assassinate two senior political leaders of a radical Islamic group. In the process, they killed six others, including two children. Does this represent a significant escalation on the part of the Israelis? See... Sec. Colin Powell interview on CNN [1]


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