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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Unanswered Questions: Transport Yourself To Washington D.C.
David Miller: Chivalry For The Devil
More School Disruption – Call For Student Strike
A Challenge To Maori Voters
ZZZZZzzzzzt Readers Feedback
Nuclear Dangers
Whose GE Polls Should We Follow?
Call For CTU To Withdraw Labour Party Funding
Australian Support For Opposition Defence Policy
Guest Opinion: Faith & Medicine
Let LOOP Entertain You!
Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Survey Shows Super Savers Uncertain
A Simple Left Versus Right Equation
Society’s Most Principled Reserve Right To Smack
Get Mortgaged & Damn Dr brash
Recover Run Down Rail
The Road To Hell Is Paved With Unsaved Kiwis
If You Link It They Will Come
She’s A Rainbow, He’s A Rainbow
ACT Hanging Tough On Law & Order

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Unanswered Questions: Transport Yourself To Washington D.C.

- Links to Real Player files of the audio for the press conference held on June 10th in Washington DC to launch the UnansweredQuestions.org [1] website. See... Unanswered Questions: Listen To Press Conference [2]


[1] - http://www.unansweredquestions.org
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00104.htm


David Miller: Chivalry For The Devil

- As a fan of the Rolling Stones, I am pleased to see that Mick Jagger has finally received his knighthood, although not everyone is so thrilled to see the man who is one of the greatest performers in rock honoured. See... David Miller: Arise, Sir Mick [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00100.htm


More School Disruption – Call For Student Strike

- “Overall students support the teachers, we don’t care if we don’t have sports, they just breed irrational attitudes towards authority and us and them mentality’s. Our teachers are more important than kicking around a ball on Sunday morning.” See... High School Student Strike [1] MORE: - PPTA - National Stopwork Meetings Roster [2] - Trevor Mallard - Informal talks continue [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0206/S00040.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0206/S00039.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00289.htm


A Challenge To Maori Voters

- Calling all respective Hapu (Sub-Tribes) and Whanau (Families) of the eight canoes of Aotearoa to join for the first time ever under Kotahitanga to intelligently negotiate, elect and appoint our rightful, legal and lawful authorative representatives to the legislative council (Upper house) of Aotearoa. See... Aotearoa Tangata Whenua Maori Elections [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00100.htm


ZZZZZzzzzzt Readers Feedback

- In This Edition: Thanks – LAV III Review - Keep up the good work! – Re: Letter From Elsewhere: Socio-economic Junk – Catholic Church See... Feedback: Readers Write [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00105.htm


Nuclear Dangers

- Interview with Dr. Helen Caldicott, leading anti-nuclear activist and founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility. See... Nuclear Conflict Danger Looms Like Never Before [1] Scoop Images: Snowy Ohau - We have had about 35 cm's of snow today, and its still snowing here at 11.00pm... All the roads are closed because of the amount of snow that has built up locally. The grader was here earlier today, but you wouldn't know it because of the vast amount of snow. See... Scoop Images: Snow Capital Of North Otago [2] and Scoop Images: Winter Snows Fall In Ohau [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00103.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00102.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00095.htm


Whose GE Polls Should We Follow?

- The Chairman of the Life Sciences Network has taken issue with the results of a Green Party poll on the GE question. See... The voters dilemma, which polls to believe [1] and Greens The Head Of The Dog, Not The Tail [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00098.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00273.htm


Call For CTU To Withdraw Labour Party Funding

- I am writing the CTU as a member of the Labour Party and former Chair of the Rimutaka Labour electorate committee. Writes Nick Kelly. See... Election Money [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00097.htm


Australian Support For Opposition Defence Policy

- “The value of closer military co-operation between Australia and New Zealand and the creation of joint ANZAC force elements should again be considered in view of the current NZ Election defence debate,” Sandy Macdonald, the Chair of the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee, said today.... See... Senator Supports Closer NZ/Oz Military Relations [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00066.htm


Guest Opinion: Faith & Medicine

- When a child dies it is always very sad. But when a child dies who does not need to it is a tragedy. Such was the death of Caleb, the son of Dargaville couple Deborah and Jan Moorhead, the latest in a number of recent cases where religion and medicine have clashed. See... Moorhead Tragedy: Science And Religion Not Enemies [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00106.htm


Let LOOP Entertain You!

- Three gigs from Loop Recordings Aotearoa are on the agenda. See... Black Seeds' Winter Mashup, Noise & Aotearoanz [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0206/S00034.htm


Katya Rivas

- My daughter, do not fear; I am with you even without My insignia. Always pray and make amends for the sins of My consecrated people… See... Katya Rivas: I Am So Alone in the Tabernacles [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00101.htm



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The saddleback returns to Wellington

http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=election2002
FEATURE: ELECTION 2002

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Survey Shows Super Savers Uncertain

- Today's Saver Pulse Survey from Sovereign Financial Services shows a continuation of a very worrying trend says National Party Finance spokesperson David Carter. See... Savings Trend Is A Concern [1] and Indecision As Numbers Saving For Retirement Drop [2] SUPER SPEECHES: - Nats - David Carter To Women In Super [3] - Govt - Michael Cullen To Women In Super [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00305.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0206/S00108.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00299.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00296.htm


A Simple Left Versus Right Equation

- ACT leader Richard Prebble says he agrees with Bill English that the Labour Party's campaign is fundamentally dishonest. See... It's Labour/Green Versus National/ACT [1] . See also… Greens Reject Labour [2] and Labour's Green Ploy Dishonest -- English [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00292.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0206/S00308.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00274.htm


Society’s Most Principled Reserve Right To Smack

- The view that “smacking kids is assault”, expressed by the Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright in the weekend, is “quite erroneous” according to Rev. Gordon Dempsey, President of the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards. See... GG's Views On Smacking Kids Attack Family [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00102.htm


Get Mortgaged & Damn Dr brash

- Jim Anderton is inviting New Zealanders to compare Don Brash’s actions with his rhetoric, after National’s new finance spokeperson attacked Mr Anderton today. “Under National’s Don Brash, the average homeowner with a $100,000 mortgage will pay another $100 a month in mortgage interest.” See... Brash Will Cost You $100 A Week [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00307.htm


Recover Run Down Rail

- Green Transport Spokesperson Sue Kedgley said the run down state of parts of the rail network and Tranz Rail's under-reporting of damage to it highlighted the need for Government to take back ownership of the asset. See... Rail Run Down Highlights Need For Buyback [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00303.htm


The Road To Hell Is Paved With Unsaved Kiwis

- Despite Sandra Lee's good intentions, her contribution to the recovery of the Kiwi has been blighted by her failure to engage private landowners in management of indigenous wildlife. See... Sandra Lee's Good Intentions Were Not Enough [1] SEE ALSO: - Pansy Wong - Lee departure opens up race for Auckland Central [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00301.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00294.htm


If You Link It They Will Come

- The ACT Party is continuing its campaign for the overseas vote which it predicts will be significant this election because of the introduction of e-voting. See... ACT Encouraged By Overseas Vote Campaign [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00300.htm


She’s A Rainbow, He’s A Rainbow

- Labour's potential coalition partner the Green Party has no policies on education other than an intention to train teachers about the diversity of sexual orientations, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today. See... Sexual Orientation Forms Main Plank [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00298.htm


ACT Hanging Tough On Law & Order

- ACT leader Richard Prebble said today he could prove his claim that a woman was more likely to be the victim of crime in New Zealand than America. See... Prebble Stands By Crime Claims [1] and Crime Figures Suppressed by Government [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00291.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00293.htm

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