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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Howard's End: White Collar Crime, Campaign Finance
“Pointless Points Of Order” A Ridiculous Ruse
Feedback: When Labour Was In The Greens’ Shoes
If You’re Not Enrolled, Get To It
We Knew That Would Happen – Anderton On Funding
Policy.net.nz: Swot Up Before You Vote
Tube Talk: Carrie On, Sex And The City
Anne Else: TVNZ Selling Socio-Economic Junk
George Bush Indicted
No 1st XV, No ABs - No School Band, No Shihad
Laurie Inder Is The Grandmaster
Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Left A Bit … A Little Bit More…
Kevin Campbell Call It Quits
Food Agency Must Be Independent
English Commits To Air Combat Capability
Peters Spots Sinister Immigration Moves
Jim Sutton Addresses The World Food Summit
The Top Teachers

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Howard's End: White Collar Crime, Campaign Finance

- With the election date announced the political parties will likely be holding out their begging bowls to corporate New Zealand to help fund their election campaigns. But global business has recently been told to either clean up their act or everybody is in serious trouble. See… Howard’s End: Cleaning Up The Suites [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0206/S00069.htm


“Pointless Points Of Order” A Ridiculous Ruse

- “Helen Clark's excuse for calling a snap election because of “endless points of order during question time” is totally ridiculous,” says Shadow Leader of the House Gerry Brownlee. See... PM trying to pull a fast one on voters [1] MORE ELECTION ANNOUNCEMENT REACTION: - Bill English - No excuse for snap election [2] - Jim Anderton - Coalition Seeks New Mandate [3] - Speech [4] - Laila Harré - Alliance Ready [5] - Policies Interrupted [6] - Greens - Snap Election Not Justified [7] - Richard Prebble - Personal and Economic Security [8] - Winston Peters - Towel Thrown In [9] - Short-Changed [10] - GE Free NZ - Govt Putting Business Before Bio-Ethics [11] - NZUSA - July 27 D-Day For Allowances [12] - Peter Dunne - Families Missing From Election Equation [13] - ACTivists - Students Continue to Back ACT [14] - Ak Chamber of Commerce - “Fix Auckland” [15]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00163.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00160.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00143.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00144.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00142.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00173.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00140.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00141.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00146.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00145.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00046.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0206/S00015.htm
[13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00137.htm
[14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0206/S00019.htm
[15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0206/S00056.htm


Feedback: When Labour Was In The Greens’ Shoes

- Labour was in pretty much the same situation the Greens are in today back in the 1930s! They were the third party - and the two main parties were very similar (I.e. Labour were the only real alternative!). See... Labour Vs Greens – An Historical Perspective [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00068.htm


If You’re Not Enrolled, Get To It

- Time is running out for electors to enrol or update their details on the electoral rolls for this year's general election, with the rolls closing for printing on Writ Day, Tuesday 25 June. See... Electoral Rolls Close In Two Weeks [1] and Only Two Weeks To Get On The Roll... [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00047.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00186.htm


We Knew That Would Happen – Anderton On Funding

- Jim Anderton confirmed that he always understood from the Progressive Coalition that the new party would not qualify for broadcasting funding unless it had been registered for three months before the dissolution of parliament. See... No Broadcasting Funding Expected [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00187.htm


Policy.net.nz: Swot Up Before You Vote

- A unique resource for journalists, writers, and readers who need to find accurate references and comparatives for over 150 specific policy issues on offer to voters for this July's General Election. See... A Unique Resource To Make Sense Of Party Policy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00056.htm


Tube Talk: Carrie On, Sex And The City

- And oh, how they talk. Blow jobs, funky spunk, vibrators, spanking, bad breath, faking orgasms, rimming, and men who want to date their mothers - you name it, Carrie and the girls have tried, dissected and dissed it. See... Tube Talk: Carrie On, Sex And The City [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00070.htm


Anne Else: TVNZ Selling Socio-Economic Junk

- I’m fed up to the back teeth with welfare dependency. It’s an alien term imported, like so much other socio-economic junk, from the far right of the USA. See... Letter from Elsewhere: Socio-Economic Junk [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00067.htm


George Bush Indicted

- The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense. See... The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00071.htm


No 1st XV, No ABs - No School Band, No Shihad

- Moves by secondary teachers to pull out of extra-curricular activities are a disaster for schools and society as a whole, says National's Sport, Fitness and Leisure spokesperson Tony Steel. See... Ban on school sports and culture a disaster [1] MORE: - PPTA - More Industrial Action


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00162.htm


Laurie Inder Is The Grandmaster

- Central Otago farmer Laurie Inder has been named as the new head of New Zealand Freemasons for the next two years. See... New leader for NZ Freemasons [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00050.htm


Katya Rivas

- My little daughter, this message is completely different from the previous ones. By this time your growth should be well developed. However, in many of you this growth has not evolved; you have not studied what you have, as you should have. See... Katya Rivas: Begin to Evangelize [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00066.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Left A Bit … A Little Bit More…

- Alliance leader Laila Harré has welcomed the Council of Trade Union’s (CTU) announcement that it wants a strong centre-left government returned to power in this year’s election. See... Harré Welcomes CTU Endorsement [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00177.htm


Kevin Campbell Call It Quits

- Alliance Leader Laila Harré has announced an alteration to the Alliance List announced on Sunday. See... List altered - Kevin Campbell drops out [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00159.htm


Food Agency Must Be Independent

- Green Party Food Safety spokesperson Sue Kedgley will today introduce an amendment to set up the new food agency as an independent Crown agency. See... Food Agency Compromised By Lack Of Independence [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00178.htm


Zoning Forces Parents To Resort To Bribery

- Bribes being offered for places in Auckland schools are a result of Labour's perverse zoning legislation, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today. See... Bribery Is Result Of Perverse Zoning Legislation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00185.htm


English Commits To Air Combat Capability

- National is committed to air combat capability, and working with Australia to achieve that for the New Zealand Defence Force, National Leader Bill English said announcing National's Defence Policy today. See... National Committed To Restoring Air Combat Wing [1] REACTION: - SOS - Defence Needs Your Party Vote [2] - Mark Burton - Empty Promises From English [3] - Richard Prebble - Policy Not Credible Without ANZUS [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00175.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00057.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00176.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00184.htm


Peters Spots Sinister Immigration Moves

- “Did you notice that Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel announced new immigration rules yesterday? Not surprising if you didn’t given the other news of the day: the uncalled for early election. See... Did You Notice? Immigration Smoke And Mirrors [1] and Immigration Or Exports, That Is The Question [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00183.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00171.htm


Jim Sutton Addresses The World Food Summit

- Mr Chair, distinguished delegates. We are gathered here, five years after the 1996 World Food Summit, to renew our commitment to the Rome Declaration goal of halving the number of undernourished people by 2015. See... Jim Sutton speech to World Food Summit [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00164.htm


The Top Teachers

- They are awards held in high esteem by schools across the country and valued by the teachers who receive them. See... Excellence in Teaching Awards [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00167.htm

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