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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Hard News Is Here
How The Alliance’s Left Was Squeezed Into Action
Howard’s End: We’re Alright, The Queen & Us
Dolphin Discovery Re-ignites Call For Set-net Ban
Sentencing Bill Amendments Too Timid, Say Nats
Motorsport News: David & Goliath In V8 Supercars
The Real Deal: It’s All About The Pop
POV: Danger In The Playground
Republican Movement Stakes Out Monarchy Free Zones
Friday's Fringe
Richard Prebble’s Election Issues
Katya Rivas’ Passion

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Herlihy Puts Kyoto Signing Rush Down To Photo-Op
PM To London School Of Economics: Beyond Neo-liberalism
Helen Clark In International Conspiracy Of Control
Cullen Addresses The Ladies Of Cornwall Park Probus
English To talk Tech In Aspen, Colorado
Tertiary Education/Private Sector Partnerships
ACT Welcomes DoC’s Kapiti Eco-tourism Move
Drug Buying Strategy

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Hard News Is Here

- GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... ah, the case of the porn-perusing judge. It began as a scandalous story in the Sunday paper and it ended up as a really admirable illustration of why, under our system, politicians are, and ought to be, kept well clear of the judiciary. See... HARD NEWS 22/02/02 - Judge Dread [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00106.htm


How The Alliance’s Left Was Squeezed Into Action

- With the Alliance party poised to break up in a classic Left-Right split, most of the media are at a loss to understand the cause of the fall-out, and few of those from the Alliance-Left are talking about it publicly. See... Why The Alliance-Left Rebelled [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00104.htm


Howard’s End: We’re Alright, The Queen & Us

- As the Queen arrives in New Zealand and the Prime Minister has disappeared over the horizon, it is time to reflect that it's a very healthy democracy that does not give too much attention to its Head of State. History shows that things start to go bad when attention becomes necessary. See... Howard's End: Constitutional Monarchy Is Best [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00105.htm


Dolphin Discovery Re-ignites Call For Set-net Ban

- WWF calls on the government to take decisive, urgent action to protect the critically endangered North Island Hector’s dolphin, after the discovery of two dead dolphins in the past two days. Both dolphins were clearly caught in set nets. See... 2 dolphin deaths in 2 days - drastic action needed [1] MORE: - Forest & Bird - Emergency Action Needed [2] - Govt - Ministers dismayed [3] - Images [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00097.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0202/S00041.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00328.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00331.htm


Sentencing Bill Amendments Too Timid, Say Nats

- The Justice Minister has buckled to pressure and made a much-needed change to the Sentencing and Parole Reform Bill, but it doesn't go far enough, says National's Justice spokesperson Wayne Mapp. See... Minister backs down on sentencing bill [1] and Sentencing bill labelled fraud [2] MORE: - ACT - ACT Calls For Zero Tolerance On Crime [3] - Govt - Changes To Sentencing And Parole Reform Bill [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00326.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00330.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00337.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00320.htm


Motorsport News: David & Goliath In V8 Supercars

- Changes to the V8 Supercar rules in 2002 see the 'Old Boys Club' protecting their turf resulting in a difficult and demanding season ahead for Team Kiwi Racing. See... David & Goliath In V8 Supercars [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00107.htm


The Real Deal: It’s All About The Pop

- As described in Part 1, the Solari Index is my way of estimating how well a place is doing. It is based upon the percentage of people in a place who believe that a child can leave their home and go to the nearest place to buy a Popsicle and come home alone safely. The Solari Index is about how safe you feel you and your neighbor's kids are. See... The Real Deal: Dow Jones Up, Solari Index Down [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00103.htm


POV: Danger In The Playground

- Do you remember it? Hanging upside down from a parallel bar, your dress tucked into your undies, your hair like a fan beneath you. See... POV: Where Have All The Playgrounds Gone? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00102.htm


Republican Movement Stakes Out Monarchy Free Zones

- The Republican Movement today launched its Monarchy Free Zone, allowing every New Zealander to tell the monarchy exactly where to go. See... Monarchy Free Zone [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00099.htm


Friday's Fringe

- Listings for today's fringe activity. See... Fringe Listings For Friday 22st February [1] SEE ALSO... OUTDOORS AT THE FRINGE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00059.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0202/S00037.htm


Richard Prebble’s Election Issues

- The issues in this year's election campaign are already clear. The issue voters are most concerned about is health, followed by education and then law and order. The economy, usually the issue in an election, appears to be number four- but coupled with tax it rises as a concern. See... The 2002 Election Issues - Prebble Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00324.htm


Katya Rivas’ Passion

- Scoop has restarted a daily serialisation of Bolivian mystic Katya Rivas’ The Passion. In her book Jesus Christ relates in his own words his experiences during the first Holy Week. The serial will continue through to the end of Lent 2002. See... Katya Rivas: Jesus Institutes the Holy Eucharist [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0202/S00101.htm

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Herlihy Puts Kyoto Signing Rush Down To Photo-Op

- “Helen Clark's desire for an international photo opportunity appears to be the only reason why New Zealand will ratify the Kyoto Protocol ahead of our major competitors,” says National Agriculture spokesman Gavan Herlihy. See… PM puts photo opportunity ahead of NZ's interests [1] and Govt Wants to Take Carbon Credit Property Rights - ACT [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00325.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00329.htm


PM To London School Of Economics: Beyond Neo-liberalism

- The government I lead in New Zealand is a minority centre left coalition. We govern with support in our Parliament normally offered by the Green Party. We took office in 1999 after fifteen years of neoliberalism as my topic asserts. See... PM's Address To London School Of Economics [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00338.htm


Helen Clark In International Conspiracy Of Control

- "Helen Clark's tax-victim funded jaunt to Stockholm's 'Progressive Governance Summit' is simply a gathering of socialist control freaks who get off on regulating, stealing from and socially engineering their citizens," declared Libertarianz Leader and Coromandel Candidate Peter Cresswell today. See... Fellow Control-Freaks To Swap Tips With Clark [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0202/S00101.htm


Cullen Addresses The Ladies Of Cornwall Park Probus

- Ladies, It is my pleasure to be here with you today. Generally as Minister of Finance, people expect me to talk about the economy and I’m happy to do that because the government has a good story to tell in terms of our economic and fiscal management. See... Cullen To Ladies’ Probus Club of Cornwall Park [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00336.htm


English To talk Tech In Aspen, Colorado

- National Party Leader, the Hon Bill English has been invited by Governor Bill Owens of Colorado to deliver the keynote address to the Governor's Science and Technology Commission in Aspen on 17-18 March. See... English Accepts Invite To Deliver Keynote Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00333.htm


Tertiary Education/Private Sector Partnerships

- The Government is to develop a framework for making decisions about support for major tertiary partnerships between tertiary institutions, the private sector and the government, Education Minister Trevor Mallard said today. See... Govt Committed To Partnerships For Excellence [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00332.htm


ACT Welcomes DoC’s Kapiti Eco-tourism Move

- ACT Conservation Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff today said the Department of Conservation's conditional support for a planned Kapiti Island eco-tourism venture was a welcome departure from its normal `lock it up and leave it to nature' approach. See... DoC Support of Kapiti Venture Welcome [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00327.htm


Drug Buying Strategy

- Health Minister Annette King says a national pharmaceutical purchasing strategy will provide consistency and equitable access to hospital drugs throughout New Zealand. See... National hospital drug buying strategy agreed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0202/S00323.htm


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