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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House - Today's Q&A
Jim Bolger To Chair NZ Post’s Bank
Howard’s End: Speaking Of Racist Policies…
Anti-immigration Stance Won’t Wash With Kiwis
David Miller: A Tough Cookie & A Bit Of A Spunk
Irish Eyes: Being One With The Weather
Historic Houses Carved Up And Moved For Concrete Box
The Icehouse: It’s Actually A Business Hothouse
Trust Keeps Knowledge Wave Going
Fiji Election: Labour Scoop Indian Seats In West

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Scoop Is In The House - Today's Q&A

– Today's questions of the day concerned: Refugees – Refugees – Hong Kong Free Trade – ERA Appointments – Tertiary Fee Freeze – Mark Burton Inquiries – Road Safety – F16s, LAVs and CGS Advice – Adult Education - LAVs – Tertiary Funding.See... See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 4 September [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00014.htm


Jim Bolger To Chair NZ Post’s Bank

- Former Prime Minister Rt Hon Jim Bolger ONZ is to chair New Zealand Post’s proposed new bank. See... Jim Bolger To Chair New Zealand Post’s Bank [1] MORE: - Govt - Jim Bolger Appointed To NZ Post Board [2] - ACT - Bolger Appointment: Politics Beats Business [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0109/S00016.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0109/S00031.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0109/S00035.htm


Howard’s End: Speaking Of Racist Policies…

- The United States and Israel delegations have quit the UN Conference Against Racism, Racial Discrimination, Xenophobia and Related Intolerance in protest at attempts by delegates to single out Israel as a racist state. Time for some media balance. See... Howard's End: Home Truths About Radical Islamists [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00013.htm


Anti-immigration Stance Won’t Wash With Kiwis

- Prime Minister Helen Clark says she doesn’t believe opposition to New Zealand’s offer to take on 150 of the Tampa boat people from National leader Jenny Shipley and New Zealand First leader Winston Peters will resonate with New Zealanders. See... Kiwis Will Welcome Humanitarian Gesture, PM Says [1] . See also... Amnesty welcomes NZ Tampa offer [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00009.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00011.htm


David Miller: A Tough Cookie & A Bit Of A Spunk

- One of the major stories in the media in the past week was the announcement by Michelle Boag that she intends to rid the National Party of its deadwood. See... David Miller: Coping With Powerful Women [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00011.htm


Irish Eyes: Being One With The Weather

- 'Advice for dealing with intemperate weather' or 'How to best enjoy the weather at your place'. See... Irish Eyes: Enjoying The Weather At Your Place [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00012.htm


Historic Houses Carved Up And Moved For Concrete Box

- “The University of Auckland's managers are destroying an invaluable part of Auckland's heritage” stated Brian Van Dam of the university Mathematics Dept. See... Historic Auckland Houses Butchered And Demolished [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0109/S00001.htm


The Icehouse: It’s Actually A Business Hothouse

- A hot opportunity is being offered to New Zealand’s entrepreneurs by The Icehouse, the business accelerator created by The University of Auckland Business School and eight leading business and professional organisations. See... The Icehouse Offers Entrepreneurs Hot Opportunity [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0109/S00024.htm


Trust Keeps Knowledge Wave Going

- A new, independent body, The Knowledge Wave Trust, was announced today to build on the ideas and momentum generated by the Catching the Knowledge Wave conference. See... Catching The Knowledge Wave – The Next Step [1] - Catching The Knowledge Wave Conference Communique [2] - Knowledge Wave Stimulates Major Change in Public [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00014.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00013.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0109/S00012.htm


Fiji Election: Labour Scoop Indian Seats In West

- SUVA (Pasifik Nius): The Fiji Labour Party looks set to scoop all the Indian communal seats in the western division with two unofficial and five declared wins in the general election so far today. See... Labour Set To Scoop Indian Seats In West [1] MORE: - Fiji: Caretaker Regime Party Wins First Seat [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0109/S00009.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0109/S00006.htm

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Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>

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Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

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Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

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