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ELECTION 2002 – JULY 27TH
ELECTION 2002: Clark’s Big Call
ELECTION 2002: Scoop Is In The House - Today's Q&A
ELECTION 2002 PM Picks Anderton For Stable Government
ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT REACTION:
ELECTION 2002: Earlier
David Miller: Arafat’s Reshuffle Greeted Skeptically
The Superannuation Guardians
Most Innovative Use Of Mince
Go Grandma, Go!
Job Ads Decline
Tourism Industry Expresses Kyoto Concerns
Greens In Polling Heaven
Katya Rivas

UNANSWERED QUESTIONS
C-SPAN Denies Public TV Access To 9-11 Victims' Families
Unanswered Questions Press Conference Today In D.C.


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ELECTION 2002 – JULY 27TH

- Election Day July 27th - Parliament Adjourns 18th June - Writ Day June 25th - Nomination Day 2nd July. News Flash: Election Day July 27th [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00059.htm


Clark’s Big Call

- "It is clear to me that that time wasting by the Opposition will continue to obstruct the passage of important legislation until an election is called. Little would be achieved by having Parliament sit for another two months." Text Of PM's July 27 Election Statement


Scoop Is In The House - Today's Q&A

- Today’s questions concerned: Election Date – Boatpeople – PPTA Settlement Failure – Economic Development – Early Election (Constitutionally Speaking) – Boatpeople – PPTA – Tertiary Commission Appointments – PM on PPTA – Premature Businesses – Refugee Detention – State Ward Truancy. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 11 June [1] To sign up to receive the answers in your inbox as they are posted, for free, CLICK HERE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00063.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/myscoop/index.html


PM Picks Anderton For Stable Government

- Cabinet will have a place for the deputy prime minister and erstwhile Alliance leader Jim Anderton should Labour form the next government, but there will be no coalition with the Greens, if Prime Minister Helen Clark has her way. See... Anderton's Welcome Back, Greens Off The Guest List [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00062.htm


ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT REACTION:

- Jim Anderton - Coalition Seeks New Mandate [1] - Speech [2] - Laila Harré - Alliance Ready For Election [3] - Greens - Snap Election Not Justified [4] - Richard Prebble - Personal and Economic Security [5] - Winston Peters - Towel Thrown In [6] - Short-Changed [7] - GE Free NZ - Govt Putting Business Before Bio-Ethics [8] - NZUSA - July 27 D-Day For Allowances [9] - Peter Dunne - Families Missing From Election Equation [10]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00143.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00144.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00142.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00140.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00141.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00146.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00145.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00046.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0206/S00015.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00137.htm


Earlier

- Before caucus... Newsflash: Election Date Expected After Caucus [1] from yesterday afternoon... No Date, No Snap Election & No Schnapps [2] . Last month... July 27 Election Tipped By Helpful House Officials


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00058.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00054.htm


David Miller: Arafat’s Reshuffle Greeted Skeptically

- It is not surprising that the announcement made by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat that he has trimmed down his cabinet has been treated with scepticism. See... David Miller: Has Yasser Arafat Had His Time? [1] SEE ALSO: Zawidowski: Blame It On The Occupation [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00057.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00049.htm


The Superannuation Guardians

- The government has begun cross-party consultation on its proposed appointments to the New Zealand Superannuation Fund Board of Guardians, Finance Minister Michael Cullen announced today. See... Govt Consults Parties On Proposed NZ Super Board [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00134.htm


Most Innovative Use Of Mince

- A New Zealand company's innovative approach to the humble mince has won it a place at SIAL, the world's largest food exhibition, in France. See... Mincing Their Way Through France [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0206/S00016.htm


Go Grandma, Go!

- “We have been saying for some time that a conditional licence that allows older drivers to remain mobile in residential areas but not exposing them to the risks and pressures of open road driving is essential,” says AA Public Affairs Director George Fairbairn. See... AA Endorses Licensing Changes For Elderly [1] MORE: - Govt - Proposed Changes For Older Drivers Welcomed [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00129.htm


Job Ads Decline

- The number of newspaper job advertisements fell by 2.9% mom in May following a 6.2% rise in April and a 2.5% decline in March. The timing of Easter has had a substantial impact on this data. See... ANZ Job Ads Survey - May 2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0206/S00048.htm


Tourism Industry Expresses Kyoto Concerns

- New Zealand’s tourism industry is assessed to lose $114 million per annum from the year 2008 in lost profits through central government’s climate change policies. See... Kyoto: tourism to stump up $114 Million [1] REACTION: - Nats - Tourism Sector Adds To Growing Business Concern [2] - Govt - Tourism Association CEO Unnecessarily Alarmist [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0206/S00047.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00150.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00128.htm


Greens In Polling Heaven

- A TV3 NFO poll was announced on TV tonight with the Greens best yet result in the crucial Party Vote. The poll was conducted over the past weekend, as Bill English boxed for life. See... Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – Greens On 9% [1] and Poll Watch: Greens Rising Rapidly In NBR/NZ Herald [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00055.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00050.htm


Katya Rivas

- Hail, little one, I greet you in the name of the Almighty and Eternal God, of Jesus Christ the Redeemer and of infinite Mercy, of God the Holy Spirit who spreads His Peace and His Love. See... Katya Rivas: You Are a Reparation Group [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00056.htm


http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=afghanwar
SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE

C-SPAN Denies Public TV Access To 9-11 Victims' Families

- A controversy is brewing over a decision by the public interest US news broadcaster C-Span's decision not to cover the Unanswered Questions press conference to be held today in Washington D.C, (7am Tuesday New Zealand Time). See... C-Span Chooses Not To Help Answer Questions [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00053.htm


Unanswered Questions Press Conference Today In D.C.

- An unprecedented press event and public inquiry will be held Monday afternoon in Washington D.C. (6am tomorrow NZT) to pose pointed, as yet unanswered, questions regarding the failure of our national security infrastructure, and the response that has sacrificed civil liberties and rewarded failure as opposed to ensuring performance and guaranteeing freedoms, now and in the future. See... unansweredquestions.org [1] to participate. MORE 911 - UNANSWERED QUESTIONS - Philip Rappa: Oh-Sum-Bodies-Been-Lying [2] - John Loftus on Enron/911/Bush connections - What Congress Does Not Know about Enron and 9/11 [3] and The Enron Pipeline Connection To 9/11 [4] - Quest Opinion: The Bush 9/11 Scandal for Dummies [5] - Guest Opinion: Don't Let Them Fool You, Folks [6] - Not Important? Think Again - 4 June 2002 [7] - The Real Deal: Stealing Enron [8] See also the Scoop Special Feature Page on 911 - CLICK HERE [9]


[1] - http://www.unansweredquestions.org/
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00048.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00029.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00030.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00027.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00018.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00014.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00015.htm
[9] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=afghanwar


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