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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Hard News Is Here
Friday 15 Fringe Encounters On Offer
NORML Guy Not Guilty, Says Precedent Set
Jeremy Rose: The New Principal Likes Cricket
The Real Deal: Sam & Dave Do White Substances
Feature: Bush Vs The Third World
Feedback: Write On
Raukawa-Tait’s CHP Candidacy Appalling - NZUSA
Reports Confirm Society’s Cervical Cancer Concerns
Slow Down On Kyoto Protocol, Business Urges
CTU Opposes Further Trading Hours Liberalisation

OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)
Laws Require Adherence To Undefined Treaty Principles
Free Trade Crucial Item For Trans-Tasman Talks
Nats Target cardiac & Mental Health In Attack On King
Govt Hosts Climate Change Expert
Economic Indicators Looking Shabby
ACT Calls For Inquiry Into Housing NZ
McCully Scores It 2-nil
These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees

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Hard News Is Here

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... just where is Bill English getting his strategic advice? And should he be asking for a refund? See... HARD NEWS 15/02/02 - All Apologies [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00064.htm


NORML Guy Not Guilty, Says Precedent Set

- Ruling Expected To Impact Police Use Of Search Without Warrant For People Alleged To Have Been Smoking Cannabis. See... NORML President Found Not Guilty [1] . See also Nandor Tanczos... Cannabis ruling proves cops need to clean up act [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00063.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00222.htm


Friday 15 Fringe Encounters On Offer

- The Lordz of the Rings, Various Street Locations, 12.30pm Becoming A dad ain’t no cricket match, The Market Space, 7pm The Odyssey, Capital E, 6pm Post – punk, BATS, 8pm The Last Gasp, No.5 Cable St, 6.30pm. Fringe NZ Listings 2002 Friday 15th February [1] SEE ALSO... OUTDOORS AT THE FRINGE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00035.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00037.htm


Jeremy Rose: The New Principal Likes Cricket

- One of the things that makes me proud to be a New Zealander is how few of us know the words to our national anthem. See... Jeremy Rose: God Save Us From National Anthems [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00060.htm


The Real Deal: Sam & Dave Do White Substances

- Okay, let's start at ground zero. It is 1947, and World War II is over. America is ready to go back to work to build the corporate economy. We are in New Orleans on the docks. See... The Real Deal: Sam & Dave Do White Substances [1] . See also.. Yesterday's Real Deal [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00061.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00054.htm


Feature: Bush Vs The Third World

- “Every nation, in every region, now has a decision to make. Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists. From this day forward, any nation that continues to harbor or support terrorism will be regarded by the United States as a hostile regime.” See... Feature: Bush's Racist War On The Third World [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00062.htm


Feedback: Write On

- In This Edition: Sweet & Sour Poll Tax - Re: Jeremy Rose On The National Anthem In Schools - No-man’s land for Veterans. See... Scoop Feedback: Sweet & Sour Poll Tax [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00063.htm


Raukawa-Tait’s CHP Candidacy Appalling - NZUSA

- The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) is appalled by Merepeka Raukawa-Tait’s decision to stand as a candidate for the Christian Heritage Party. See... Raukawa-Tait Should Resign [1] MORE: - CHP - Prominent Women’s Advocate To Enter Politics [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0202/S00011.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00062.htm


Reports Confirm Society’s Cervical Cancer Concerns

- An independent report by an international expert has reinforced the Cancer Society’s concerns about the location of the National Cervical Screening Unit within the Ministry of Health. See... Cancer Society Position On Cervical Screening [1] MORE: - Greens - Government Toys With Women's Health [2] - Govt - King Welcomes Two Reports On Gisborne [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0202/S00028.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00205.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00186.htm


Slow Down On Kyoto Protocol, Business Urges

- One of the very few clear-cut issues in the Kyoto debate is the speed with which the Government is rushing to ratify the Kyoto Protocol, says Business NZ. See... Demonstrable Speed, Not Demonstrable Progress [1] MORE: - George Bush - Bush Announces Global Climate Change Initiatives [2] - Pete Hodgson - Speech [3] - Demonstrable Progress [4] - Pan Industry Group - Early Ratification Opposed [5] - Fed Farm - Forest Sinks Futile [6] - Not Enough [7] - Nats - What's The Rush Helen? [8] - Business NZ - Major Contradiction [9]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0202/S00132.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0202/S00051.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00195.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00192.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00058.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0202/S00131.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0202/S00108.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00173.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0202/S00113.htm


CTU Opposes Further Trading Hours Liberalisation

- The president of the Council of Trade Unions, Ross Wilson raised concerns today about moves to liberalise shop trading hours. See... CTU Concern At Shop Trading Liberalisation [1] MORE: - Laila Harre - Amendments To Hide Shop Trading Hours Bill [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00061.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00202.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Laws Require Adherence To Undefined Treaty Principles

- ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley said it is appalling that the Government is unable to explain what the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi are, when successive Governments over the past 13 years have passed laws requiring adherence to these non-defined principles. See... Government Must Explain Treaty Principles [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00204.htm


Free Trade Crucial Item For Trans-Tasman Talks

- Transtasman talks between the Prime Minister and John Howard should deal with how New Zealand can best achieve a free trade deal with the US, says National Party Leader Bill English. See... Free Trade Must Be Discussed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00212.htm


Nats Target cardiac & Mental Health In Attack On King

- Annette King's call for an urgent report on cardiac waiting times in the South Island shows the Minister is always operating in catch up mode, National's Health Spokesperson Roger Sowry said today. See... King Fumbles Cause Another Health Crisis [1] and Govt Has New Policy On Psychiatric Patients [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00218.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00209.htm


Govt Hosts Climate Change Expert

- One of the foremost experts on climate change visits New Zealand as a guest of government next week. See... Climate Change Expert Visits New Zealand [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00217.htm


Economic Indicators Looking Shabby

- “In a week when Helen Clark outlined her Government's 'vision' for New Zealand's future, there is mounting local and international evidence that she is leading our economy up a blind alley,” says National finance spokesman David Carter. See... Strewth Helen - She's Not Too Flash! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00214.htm


ACT Calls For Inquiry Into Housing NZ

- ACT Housing Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman is calling on Minister Mark Gosche to instigate an inquiry into Housing New Zealand's processes for monitoring the use of its properties. See... Who Let The Dogs In? Gosche Must Act Now [1] MORE HOUSING: - Govt - $7.45 Million For Substandard Housing [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00213.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00206.htm


McCully Scores It 2-nil

- The National Party turned an important corner this week, with two solid victories to Leader Bill English, according to National MP Murray McCully. See... Two Nil To Bill [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00210.htm


These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees

- See... Select Committee Business 15-22 February 2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00215.htm

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