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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Hard News Is Here
Upton Online’s French Letter
ZZZZZtttttt Feedback: As Certain As…
Tariana Faces A Nation
OpEd Opinion: Locke On Terror Bill
WTO IMAGES: Jim And Mike Before The Storm
“Unbalanced” Fiji Nominated For International Award
Scoop Was In The House - Q&A
Clear Fined For Not Being Free
Katya Rivas

AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE
Anti War Poster Available NOW!
It’s Hard Being Green In The USA
Peace Loving Americans Get Active
THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US COMMENTS

OTHER NEWS
The Alliance At War
Goff’s Off To NYC
Many Views On Kyoto As Countries Meet
Peters Questions Lee’s Whaling Bona Fides
When An Import Subsidy Becomes A Tariff?
These Are The Days of Our Select Committees….
Mandarins Paid Too Much - Donnelly
Still Waiting For Cancer Treatment
Cancer Inquiry Update From King

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Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so it is week four or week five of the bombing? I've lost count. Having convinced the world it was to undertake a police action, the American government is running a so-called War on Terror that still does not appear capable ... See... HARD NEWS 9/11 - What Are You People Fighting For? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00062.htm


Upton Online’s French Letter

- … what one prominent Australian politician, retiring Victorian State MP, Mark Birrell has to say about the state of the Trans-Tasman relationship, some fresh headaches for the nuclear industry and some seriously sensible commentary on Maori Knowledge ... See... Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00061.htm


ZZZZZtttttt Feedback: As Certain As…

- In This Edition: War Against Terrorism – “No New Taxes”, Helen Clark Before The Last Election - Government For Whom? See... Scoop Feedback: Death And Taxes [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00063.htm


Tariana Faces A Nation

- The politician of the moment appeared on TV last night. Scoop has a transcript of what she said. See... TRANSCRIPT: Tariana Turia Faces The Nation [1] FULL COVERAGE: - ACT - Franks Seeking Charges Against Tariana Turia [2] - National - Inquiry now needed into Minister's interference [3] - Ron Mark - Which Medal, Prime Minister? [4] - Winston Peters - Turia Naive, Confused, And Worse [5] - National - Ministerial Interference Means Turia Must Go [6] and The case for Turia to go builds [7] - Peter Dunne - Turia's Actions Should Not Surprise [8] - Matt Robson - All Inquiries To Corrections Treated Equally [9] - Helen Clark - Representations To The Corrections Department [10]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00060.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00187.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00163.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00160.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00155.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00117.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00142.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00125.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00116.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00115.htm


OpEd Opinion: Locke On Terror Bill

- Green MP Keith Locke says new anti-terrorism legislation currently going through Parliament could see protestors or activists designated as terrorists. The Government should not let the events of September 11 panic them into curtailing the freedom of New Zealanders to act on their consciences, he says. See... Opinion: Keith Locke On Anti-Terror Legislation [1] Full Coverage: - ACT - ACT Supports Full Scrutiny of Anti-Terrorism Laws [2] - National - Anti-Terrorism Bill opened up to public fresh air [3] - Phil Goff - Call for public submissions on Terrorism Bill [4] - PMA - Submissions: Anti-terrorism legislation [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00183.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00180.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00164.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00159.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00060.htm


WTO IMAGES: Jim And Mike Before The Storm

- New Zealand could have a key role to play at the world Trade Organisation meeting scheduled to start this evening, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today. See... Images: NZ to play bridge building role at WTO [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00059.htm


“Unbalanced” Fiji Nominated For International Award

- SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): Fiji Television will not be airing new local documentary by Senator 'Atu Emberson-Bain and Michael Rokotuiviwa Preston because the company "feels that it's not up to journalistic standard", reports the Sun newspaper. See... Fiji Television labels documentary 'unbalanced' [1] and “In The Name Of Growth" Nominated For Award [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00065.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00064.htm


Scoop Was In The House - Q&A

– For this weeks questions of the day see...Thursday [1] , Wednesday [2] and Tuesday [3] -To receive Questions of the Day (and answers) by email when they are posted on Scoop CLICK HERE [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00056.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00048.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00041.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/cgi-bin/newsagent/new_user.cgi?form=home


Clear Fined For Not Being Free

- Claims that were liable to mislead consumers over its “free” internet service have cost Clear Communications $15,000 in the North Shore District Court. See... Not so "free" internet service costs Clear $15,000 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00087.htm


Katya Rivas

- All of you must give light to those who are in darkness. You must be children of Mine in peace. Have patience with each other, return good for evil. Only then will you be recognized as Mine. See... Katya Rivas: Return Good for Evil [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00058.htm


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AMERICAN STRIKES - FULL COVERAGE

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Anti War Poster Available NOW!

- If you've been keeping up with online independent media, you will have noticed the lack of balanced information about the attacks in Afghanistan coming through New Zealand TV, radio and print mass media sources. So GET THE POSTER….See... Image: Stop The War poster [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00063.htm


It’s Hard Being Green In The USA

- Armed government agents grabbed Nancy Oden, Green Party USA coordinating committee member, Thursday at Bangor International Airport in Bangor Maine, as she attempted to board an American Airlines flight to Chicago. See... Green Party Opponent Of Afghan War Detained in US [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00057.htm


Peace Loving Americans Get Active

- As we recover from the tragic events of September 11th and ponder the widening war, we have a unique opportunity to break this viscous cycle of violence and inspire the world with a message if unity, healing and peace. See... International Gathering of Hope At WTC Sunday [1] and US Educational Events Examine the Roots of Hate [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00067.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00066.htm


THE RECEIVED VERSION - OFFICIAL US COMMENTS

- DoD News Briefing 8/11 - Rumsfeld and Gen. Franks [1] - Secretary Rumsfeld Interview with PBS NewsHour [2] - State Dept. Daily Press Briefing November 7, 2001 [3] - State Dept. Daily Press Briefing November 6, 2001 [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00068.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00061.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00059.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00058.htm


The Alliance At War

- “The unhappy people at this weekend’s Alliance Party conference will be even unhappier when they realise that their strategists have assigned one of their major debates to the five o’clock shift, ” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said today. See... It’s Democracy Jim, But Not As We Know It [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00185.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Goff’s Off To NYC

- Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff says the international response to terrorism and addressing the humanitarian situation in Afghanistan will be the major focus of his visit to New York. See... Terrorism and humanitarian aid on Goff agenda [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00157.htm


Many Views On Kyoto As Countries Meet

- ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Ken Shirley urges a more precautionary approach by New Zealand at the Moroccan meeting of the Kyoto Protocol negotiations. See... Govts Gung Ho Approach on Kyoto Carries Huge Risks [1] Full Coverage: - Peter Hodgson - Statement by Hon. Pete Hodgson COP7, Marrakech [2] - United States Govt. - US Comments To UN Convention on Climate Change [3] - Federated Farmers - .. Kyoto Protocol - At What Cost? [4] - Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern) - Kyoto Plan Bodes Ill For Growth [5] - Business NZ…Don't Worry - Three Weeks To Decide On Kyoto [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00184.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00179.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00060.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00064.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00076.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00073.htm


Peters Questions Lee’s Whaling Bona Fides

- “Conservation Minister Sandra Lee’s apparent outrage at the departure of a Japanese fleet to seek and slaughter whales in the Southern Ocean sanctuary must have been expressed with forked tongue,” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has said. See... Government's Deeds Fail To Match Its Words [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00176.htm


When An Import Subsidy Becomes A Tariff?

- The Government is to reduce the subsidy for imported goods by $15 million a year, Acting Customs Minister Jim Anderton announced today. See... Import subsidy reduced [1] and ACT’s … Subsidy Reduction is Tariff by Another Name [2] . See also… Import transaction fee [3] and Anderton taxes importers [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00174.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00162.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00086.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00053.htm


These Are The Days of Our Select Committees….

- Today’s edition of Select Committee News see... Select Committee Business To November 9 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00186.htm


Mandarins Paid Too Much - Donnelly

- New Zealand First MP, Hon Brian Donnelly, labeled the recent Annual Report of the State Services Commission, “an insult to taxpayers and irrefutable evidence that the Labour/Alliance government has no greater interest in reining in ‘those up to ... See... Top Civil Servants Salaries Obscene - Donnelly [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00171.htm


Still Waiting For Cancer Treatment

- The Government's 'announcement' last week that it would pay for cancer patients to travel to Australia for radiation treatment is looking increasingly like it was policy made on the hoof, National's Health Spokesperson, Roger Sowry said today. See... Frustrated cancer patients still waiting [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00170.htm


Cancer Inquiry Update From King

- Health Minister Annette King says there are still many challenges ahead as the Ministry of Health and National Screening Unit (NSU) continue the process of implementing the Gisborne Cervical Screening Inquiry Report recommendations. See... Update report shows progress and challenges [1] and Gisborne Inquiry report six-monthly update - Spch [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00166.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00167.htm

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