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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Lomu & Cullen Make AB Squad
Greens Press Home Their GE Message
Noble Sentiments … Just Not Ours – WTO
Peter Dunne Still Master Of All He Surveys
Public Attitudes On Apple Modification
Job Losses At Kinleith
Images: Young, Green, Australian And Over Here
Sydney Catholic Archbishop Refuses Gays Mass
When Music And Politics Combine
Whaling Wars
Image: Two Rare Birds On The Wing
Scoop World: Bush & Putin Discuss Capitalism's Merits
Katya Rivas’s Door To Heaven

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Budget 2002: Prebble’s Letter: Just Read The Tables
Crime Doesn’t Pay, When Your DNA Gives You Away
Double Jeopardy Reforms
How To Play Your Cards Under The Sentencing Act
NZ Oceans Policy Advances
Images: Jim Sutton Meets US Trade Boss
What’s In Our Bacon Now?
Cleaning Our Air
Helen And Theresa Do Oz
Budget 2002: Plain Talking English
Pharmacies To Remain Owned By Pharmacists
Budget 2002: Irony Spotted In Science Budget

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Lomu & Cullen Make AB Squad

- All Blacks coach John Mitchell and his selectors Mark Shaw and Kieran Crowley named 26 players as their first squad of the Philips International Rugby Series. Mitchell names first AB squad for 2002 [1] SEE ALSO: - NZ Maori Squad Announced [2] - World Cup Win The Last Word For Many Black Ferns [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0205/S00049.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0205/S00051.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0205/S00048.htm


Greens Press Home Their GE Message

- The Green Party has launched an advertising and poster campaign telling New Zealanders why the party is taking a firm line on genetic engineering and contrasting the different positions of Labour and the Greens. See... Greens Launch GE Awareness Campaign [1] and Image: "Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner" GE Advert [2] REACTION: - Brian Donnelly - Greens Not Being Honest [3] - Blue Greens - Green Party Ultimatum On GM [4] - Marian Hobbs - Greens: Loose With The Truth [5] - Jim Anderton - Greens Take Poll To Find Out Principles [6] - Feedback - Greens Making Principled Stand [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00611.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00613.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0205/S00627.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00264.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0205/S00626.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00603.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00138.htm


Noble Sentiments … Just Not Ours – WTO

- The following is the official World Trade Organisation response to, and a hoax email from the Yes Men that sparked off, a fair bit of confusion on the web over the past week. See... WTO Responds To Restructuring Hoax Email [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00139.htm


Peter Dunne Still Master Of All He Surveys

- United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has announced the result of an independent opinion poll on the race for the Ohariu Belmont seat. See... Ohariu Belmont Poll Result [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00616.htm


Public Attitudes On Apple Modification

- Conventional apples were acceptable to most people, as were apples that had been created using gene technology, but not genetically modified. Interestingly, nearly two-thirds of the people interviewed indicated that a genetically modified apple using genes from another type of apple to improve flavour was acceptable to some degree. See... GM Survey Results [1] Stateside: Where Rosalea Wonders Where Home Is - I've now lived for almost three years in a land where men have fannies and wear drawers, and I've got so used to the local lingo that it's been a while since "u" muscled its way into the 'hood, behaved badly, and spoiled my sense of fun. See... Stateside With Rosalea: Where You From? [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0205/S00039.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00137.htm


Job Losses At Kinleith

- Brice Landman, Chief Executive of Carter Holt Harvey Kinleith, announced the new structure for the Kinleith pulp and paper mill today, following two months of consultation with employees. See... Kinleith business announces consultation outcome [1] and Mill Workers To Fight Job Losses [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0205/S00245.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0205/S00236.htm


Young, Green, Australian And Over Here

- The youngest person in the Australian Federal Parliament will arrive in New Zealand on Sunday as the keynote speaker at the Green Conference during Queen's Birthday Weekend. See... Australian Senator guest speaker at Green conf. [1] - Green And Powerful - 27 Year-Old Aussie Senator [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00595.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00261.htm


Sydney Catholic Archbishop Refuses Gays Mass

- Statement by the Catholic Archbishop of Sydney, Dr George Pell, addressing the issue of homosexuals who request Holy Communion. See... Sydney Archbishop Refuses Homosexuals Communion [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00141.htm


When Music And Politics Combine

- LOOP Recordings Aot(ear)oa, in association with The Green Party of Aotearoa/New Zealand, are pleased to present The Green Room 001: Eco-Nation – a CD that reflects upon the state of New Zealand now. An era of creative evolution has seen a fresh sound emerge ... See... The Green Room 001: Eco-Nation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00251.htm


Whaling Wars

- Shimonoseki, Japan/ Auckland, May 24, 2002: The democratic process took a pummeling again today at the IWC when the aboriginal peoples of the Inuit and Chukotka were denied their quota for a second time. See... War Over Whales [1] MORE: - Govt. Of Japan - Position on coastal whaling [2] - NZ Govt. - NZ will not walk away from the IWC [3] - Denied Indigenous Whaling Quota By One Vote [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00140.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00139.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00615.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00590.htm


Image: Two Rare Birds On The Wing

- Two young black stilts released near Lake Tekapo in January pictured in flight. They will turn completely black when they're about 18 months old. See... Image: Young Black Stilts In Flight [1] and Young kakï are “doing the wild thing” [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0205/S00040.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0205/S00038.htm


Scoop World: Bush & Putin Discuss Capitalism's Merits

– “We've had a lot of negotiations, of course. But the thing that impressed me the most about the President and his wife was how much they loved their daughters. That's a universal value. It's an impressive value.” – George Bush. See... Bush, President Putin Discuss Free Market Economy [1] and U.S./Russian Fact Sheets On Banking And Oil [2] More on Bush’s Trip To Europe: - Bush Meets with French President Chirac [3] - Paris Briefing by Senior Bush Official [4] - Radio Address by President Bush to the US Nation [5] - Powell Briefing on President's Trip to Russia [6] - Powell IV On CNN's Late Edition with Wolf Blitzer [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00149.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00147.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00150.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00151.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00148.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00145.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00144.htm


Katya Rivas’s Door To Heaven

- If man really believes in this divine and human love, if man believes in My invitation to the banquet of love, to the eternal kingdom, close to Me, then everyday difficulties and problems cannot dampen man's joy. See... Katya Rivas: True Love Is Fruitful of Good Works [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00136.htm

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Prebble’s Letter: Just Read The Tables

- Rodney Hide has a penetrating observation on how to read the Budget - ignore the text and just read the tables. The fiscal accounts and financial projections are what the Budget is really about. See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington 27/5/2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00623.htm


Crime Doesn’t Pay, When Your DNA Gives You Away

- Justice Minister Phil Goff will introduce legislation tomorrow to significantly increase the use of DNA profiling as an investigative and evidential tool for effective crime fighting. See... DNA Legislation Enhances Crime-Fighting Weapon [1] MORE: - Wayne Mapp - Goff Plays Copycat On DNA Legislation [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00621.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00625.htm


Double Jeopardy Reforms

- Justice Minister Phil Goff will introduce an amendment to the Crimes Act which will prevent instances where people can literally get away with murder. See... Perjury to beat murder rap loophole closed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00604.htm


How To Play Your Cards Under The Sentencing Act

- If Baby Kahu's kidnapper had pleaded not guilty he could have been out of prison in only four years, ACT Justice Spokesman MP Stephen Franks pointed out today. Instead he will be in prison for just over seven-and-a-half years. See... Baby Kahu Kidnapper's Bad Choice Of Law [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00620.htm


NZ Oceans Policy Advances

- Ministers have approved a work programme designed to produce a draft Oceans Policy by June next year. See... Oceans Policy – next steps [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00614.htm


Images: Jim Sutton Meets US Trade Boss

- Progress was made on improving trade ties between New Zealand and the United States as a result of a meeting with United States Trade Representative Robert Zoellick, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said today. See... US meetings progress trade issues - Images [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00601.htm


What’s In Our Bacon Now?

- Green MP Sue Kedgley today called for new labelling laws requiring pig farmers to declare on a label whether or not they have injected their pigs with a controversial new pig growth hormone, porcine somatotropin or PST. See... Labelling Rules Needed For Pork Hormone [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00610.htm


Cleaning Our Air

- The release of ‘Ambient Air Quality Guidelines’ is another step towards ensuring New Zealanders have clean air to breathe, Environment Minister Marian Hobbs said today. See... Towards Clean Air For New Zealanders [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00606.htm


Helen And Theresa Do Oz

- Prime Minister Helen Clark goes to Australia from 28 to 31 May, accompanied by a high-powered economic mission. Telecom New Zealand chief executive Theresa Gattung will lead the business delegation participating in the mission. See... PM To Lead Economic Mission To Australia [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00605.htm


Plain Talking English

- “One of the best reasons to lift economic performance is that so many New Zealanders live on incomes that are too low,” says Bill English in his weekly column. See... Plain English - Fri, 24 May 2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00602.htm


Pharmacies To Remain Owned By Pharmacists

- Green MP Sue Kedgley said today she was delighted that the Government has backed off a plan to deregulate pharmacies, which would have allowed foreign pharmacy chains into New Zealand. See... Greens Delighted That Local Pharmacists Will Stay [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00599.htm


Budget 2002: Irony Spotted In Science Budget

"There is huge irony in the fact that horticultural research has seriously lost out in funding and may have to lose up to 30 scientists, including the Prime Minister's electorate treasurer," says Dr Paul Hutchison, National's Crown Research Institute spokesperson. See... PM's Electorate Treasurer Could Lose Science Job [1] MORE BUDGET 2002 RELEASES: - Maurice Williamson - Only 1.3% More To Universities [2] - Steve Maharey - Read Budget properly Maurice [3] - Maharoa Okeroa - Budget 2002 speech to the House [4] - Roger Sowry - More Health Boards Look At Cuts [5] - Georgina te Heu Heu - Big yawn for Maori [6] - Budget ensures Treaty Settlements take forever [7] - MAF - New funding will enhance capabilities of MAF [8] - Commitment to lessening the impact of varroa [9] - PSA - Good News Not Full Story [10] - Anti-DPB Activists - Spend-Up On Beneficiaries [11] - Medical Specialists - Dr Cullen Naive [12]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00612.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00591.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00608.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00598.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00594.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00593.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00592.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00260.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00259.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00258.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00257.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00256.htm

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