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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Anderton Announces Alliance Split
Are Clark & Anderton Manufacturing An Early Election?
Big Night Out For The Transnational Nasties
Feedback - Israel Has Historic Right To The Land
Shells And Sniper Fire In Bethlehem
Waiau Fandango: Is This You?
Paulo Politico: Moderate & Ordinary
Census Snapshot: Who Lives Where
Sensible Easter Driving Saved Lives
Japanese Govt ‘Outraged’ By Whale Sanctuary Plans

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Fortuin Won’t Seek Reappointment
Ramifications For All Education In Court Decision
Evidence Of Fish-Feminising Chemicals In Waikato
Professional Development For Principals
No Evidence Of Immigration Crack-down
Submissions Called For On Plant Patents

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Anderton Announces Alliance Split

- Alliance leader Jim Anderton announced this afternoon that he and Sandra Lee will not stand under the Alliance banner at the next election and indicated the pair would form a new party. See... Alliance Splits [1] REACTION: - Bill English - Jim Puts Power Before Integrity [2] - Alec Neil - Ready To Fight For Wigram [3] - Michael Cullen - Split Sad But Govt Secure [4] - Richard Prebble- Has Jim Anderton Joined Social Credit? [5] - Laila Harre - Minister Disappointed [6] - Peter Dunne - Alliance Wars A Big Yawn [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0204/S00016.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00041.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00043.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00042.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00044.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00046.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00047.htm


Are Clark & Anderton Manufacturing An Early Election?

- It is very clear that whatever Jim Anderton announces this afternoon has the fingerprints of the Prime Minister all over it, says National Party Leader Bill English. See... Anderton And Clark In This Together [1] MORE: - ACT - No Mandate For Split [2] - NZ First - Talk To Us About Confidence And Supply [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00037.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00034.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00039.htm


Big Night Out For The Transnational Nasties

- For the first time the Roger Award will be announced in Auckland at an open-air multi-media event with live music, street theatre and video in Freyberg Square, High Street, central Auckland on Friday 12 April at 7.30pm. Speakers at the event will be Murray … See... The Roger Award 2001 - Open Air Event - Auckland [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0204/S00012.htm


Feedback - Israel Has Historic Right To The Land

- Selwyn Manning, you've got your facts wrong when you write in your Sunday, 31 March 2002 article that Israel is "continuing an illegal occupation of Palestinian territory." Israel has a historic right to the land within its current borders, and a historic right to even more land. See... Scoop Feedback - Israel's Illegal Occupation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0204/S00012.htm


Shells And Sniper Fire In Bethlehem

- At 1am the siege of Bethlehem began, with tanks entering the Al Azza / Beit Jibrir refugee camps from four different direction (the four entrances to the camps). At 2am these same tanks began shelling the camp. U.S. made F-16s occasionally fly overhead, dropping shells into the camps as well, writes international observer Kristen Schur. See... Report From The Siege Of Bethlehem [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0204/S00007.htm


Waiau Fandango: Is This You?

- Anti-social, unpopular, unproductive, insecure, the media addict, will never own a desirable car, never enjoy a well-balanced wardrobe, love Meg Ryan, or have reasonable insurance premiums. See... Waiau Fandango: From The News Desk [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0204/S00015.htm


Paulo Politico: Moderate & Ordinary

- New Zealand’s ‘New National’ faces a dilemma. Its leader Bill English is trying to portray his party as moderate and ordinary, for moderate and ordinary New Zealanders. English wants young people, Maori and Pacific people, to vote for his ‘New National’. See... The Language Of Politics [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0204/S00014.htm


Census Snapshot: Who Lives Where

- One in 10 New Zealand residents lived in Auckland City at the time of the 2001 Census, according to latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. See... 2001 Census Snapshot [1] SEE ALSO: Political Correctness Hides True Results [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0204/S00003.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00036.htm


Sensible Easter Driving Saved Lives

- The Land Transport Safety Authority is thanking drivers for their patience and overall good behaviour on the roads over the Easter weekend. See... LTSA Thanks Drivers For Low Easter Toll [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0204/S00004.htm


Japanese Govt ‘Outraged’ By Whale Sanctuary Plans

- Australia’s plan to re-introduce the twice-failed proposal for a so-called “whale sanctuary” in the South Pacific is outrageous, Japan’s Fisheries Agency said. See... Rhetoric On Whale Sanctuary Leaving NZ Isolated [1] - Meanwhile Greenpeace says an independent poll shows Japanese attitudes toward whales to be significantly different than that reflected in the Government commissioned poll released. See... Support For Whaling Continues To Decline In Japan [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0204/S00006.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0204/S00005.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Fortuin Won’t Seek Reappointment

- Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan said today that the Human Rights Commission respects Gregory Fortuin’s decision to withdraw his application for reappointment to the role of Race Relations Commissioner, but regrets that he has considered this to be necessary. See... Gregory Fortuin Withdraws Application [1] MORE: - Margaret Wilson - Fortuin Withdraws Application [2] - Nats - Fortuin Had To Go [3] - United Future - A Good Man Hounded From Office [4] - ACT - What Does Jim Anderton's Conscience Tell Him? [5] - Jim Anderton - Greg Fortuin [6] - Tariana Turia - Gregory Fortuin A Good Man [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0204/S00008.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00016.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00020.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00024.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00023.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00026.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00027.htm


Ramifications For All Education In Court Decision

- A High Court decision released today has found that aspects of the previous government’s Special Education 2000 policy are inconsistent with the Education Act. See... Government Considering Appeal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00038.htm


Evidence Of Fish-Feminising Chemicals In Waikato

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said research published by Auckland University in 1998 showed that hormone disrupting chemicals being discharged into the Waikato River were changing the sex of fish. See... Sex Changing Hormones Present In Waikato River [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00035.htm


Professional Development For Principals

- Nearly 200 principals are back to school this week as part of the government’s new principal leadership and development programme. See... Principals Go Back To School [1] and Mallard Speech Principals Professional Development [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00030.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00029.htm


No Evidence Of Immigration Crack-down

- Overstayer numbers are at the same level as before the Immigration Minister introduced her farcical amnesty intended to reduce the figures, ACT Immigration Spokesman MP Penny Webster revealed today. See... Overstayer Numbers Top 20,000 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00033.htm


Submissions Called For On Plant Patents

- Associate Commerce Minister Laila Harré and Commerce Minister Paul Swain today announced the release of two discussion documents drafted by the Ministry of Economic Development on patent and plant variety rights issues. See... Patents And Plant Variety Rights Discussion Papers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0204/S00032.htm


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