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Scoop has SEVEN copies of a REALLY USEFUL BOOK to give away to the seven closest guesses at the election result. Welcome to Scoop Guess 2002! See... Scoop Update #7 – Scoop Guess 2002!

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00152.htm

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Interactive Presents Guess 2002
Poll Watch: Nats Slip Further
Unanswered Questions: The Real Patriots
Images & Links: Razing Arizona
Philip J. Rappa: When To Hold ‘Em, When To Fold ‘Em
Green List A Rainbow
We’re Picking Up National Votes Too, Greens Say
Shimon Peres Says Bush Making Fatal Mistake
Reaction To Bush Speech: Clinch The Deal
Bringing Race Into Sentencing Outrages SPCS
Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Reclaiming Our Place In The OECD Food Chain
PREFU Comments A Road To Damascus – Peters
Looking For LOV
Work On A Deal Over Holidays, Huata Tells PPTA
Boost For Canterbury Women’s Health
Hold Off On NCEA Until It Can Be Made To Work
NZ Increasingly Resembling Clockwork Orange - Peters
DHB Appointments

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Interactive Presents Guess 2002

- Scoop has SEVEN copies of a REALLY USEFULL BOOK to give away to the seven closest guesses at the election result. Welcome to Scoop Guess 2002! See... Scoop Update #7 – Scoop Guess 2002! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00152.htm


Poll Watch: Nats Slip Further

- Labour Up 2.2 to 52.1% - National Down 5.5 to 25.7% - Green Up 0.6 to 8.3% - ACT Down 0.3 to 4.4% - NZ First Up 1.3 to 3.8% - Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition 1. - Christian Heritage Debut 1.4% - Alliance up 0.1 to 0.5% - United Future up 0.5 to 0.6%. See... Poll Watch: National Plunges In Herald Poll [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00156.htm


Unanswered Questions: The Real Patriots

- On June 10th, a band of concerned citizens came together at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to raise questions about September 11th. They called the meeting the 9/11and Public Safety Conference. Among them were members of families who had lost a loved one on September 11th. These people are not satisfied with the answers they are being given by our government about 9/11. See... UQ Wire: It’s Patriotic to Ask Why [1] and UQ Wire: June 10th Press Conference Transcript [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00160.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00159.htm


Images & Links: Razing Arizona

- More space images of Rodeo. Scroll down for breaking news links. See... Scoop Images And Links: Razing Arizona [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00158.htm


Philip J. Rappa: When To Hold ‘Em, When To Fold ‘Em

- I've been involved in the stock market for over twenty years. During that time I had several brokers. My philosophy toward investing has always been a work in progress, changing and adjusting to the marketplace and understanding its cyclical nature, as well as its gaming characteristics. See... Philip J. Rappa: The House Always Wins [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00157.htm


Green List A Rainbow

- The Green Party has become the first major political movement in New Zealand history to do more than pay lip service to gender equity, with the release today of its candidate list. See... Green List Makes History [1] and Green Party List [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00466.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00467.htm


We’re Picking Up National Votes Too, Greens Say

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said a number of National Party supporters have told her they will be switching their party vote to the Greens over the party's commitment to keep GE out of the environment. See... National Voters Coming To Greens Over GE [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00464.htm


Peres Says Bush Making Fatal Mistake

- Shimon Peres' face became more and more weary and angry, the longer Bush went on with his speech. "He is making a fatal mistake" remarked Peres. See... Peres Calls Speech 'Fatal Mistake' + More [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00092.htm


Reaction To Bush Speech: Clinch The Deal

- President Bush, whose administration at first refused to take any active part in the Middle East process has now, committed itself to peace in the Middle East through the creation of Palestinian State. This is unprecedented. See... Palestine: Its Time To Clinch The Deal [1] MORE: - JVP - A Speech To End All Peace [2] - Jack Straw - Middle East Peace Process Statement [3] - Gush Shalom - Beautiful Words Bypassing Ugly Reality [4] - George Bush - Call for New Palestinian Leadership [5] - State Dept. Daily Press Briefing June 24 [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00091.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00089.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00088.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00079.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00078.htm


Bringing Race Into Sentencing Outrages SPCS

- The SPCS executive committee believes that most New Zealanders would be outraged by Fairbrother’s attempt to play the ‘race card’ and invoke a ‘doctrine’ of racial hegemony to ‘explain’ Alder’s criminal behaviour in order to lobby for a reduced sentence. See... Playing The Race Card And Conduct Most Heinous [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00169.htm


Katya Rivas

- My children clothe yourselves with the armor of your friend and Lord. See... Katya Rivas: I Am in the Silence of Hearts [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00154.htm



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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Reclaiming Our Place In The OECD Food Chain

- I was very pleased to learn that the theme of the conference is “Back into the top half of the OECD: New Zealand’s long run economic performance’. See... Cullen To NZ Association of Economists Conference [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00459.htm


PREFU Comments A Road To Damascus – Peters

- “I think he’s finally got it,” the New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said today in response to Labour’s Cullen belatedly suggesting it was time for the Government to look at the Reserve Bank’s policy target agreement. See... Peter's Welcomes Cullen's Damascus Experience [1] MORE: - David Carter - Dr Cullen Asked To Explain What He Means [2] - Deutsche Bank - PREFU 2002 and Comments by Cullen [3] - Michael Cullen - Prefu outlook strongly positive [4] - Bill English - Soft On Inflation? [5] - Slashing Of Health [6] - David Carter - That's As Good As It Got! [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00462.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00465.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00168.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00443.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00448.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00451.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00447.htm


Looking For LOV

- The process of acquiring new light operational vehicles for the New Zealand Army to replace the ageing Landrover fleet is now getting underway, Defence Minister Mark Burton announced today. See... Defence Minister Announces Major Tender [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00472.htm


Work On A Deal Over Holidays, Huata Tells PPTA

- It is appalling that the PPTA will waste the school holidays instead of using them to work on a deal with the Government, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today. See... PPTA Should Use Holidays To Reach Deal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00471.htm


Boost For Canterbury Women’s Health

- Health Minister Annette King says women's health services in Canterbury will receive a major boost with a $79 million redevelopment for Christchurch Women's Hospital. See... Minister Announces $79m Redevelopment [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00470.htm


Hold Off On NCEA Until It Can Be Made To Work

- Reports today of an Auckland school shunning the National Certificate for Educational Achievement highlights the urgent need for the qualification to be reviewed, says National's Education spokesperson Nick Smith. See... Review NCEA Before More Schools Back Off [1] SEE ALSO: - ACT - Rejection Of NCEA Is Just Starting [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00468.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00463.htm


NZ Increasingly Resembling Clockwork Orange - Peters

- When we launched the New Zealand First 2002 Election campaign on 17 June we said we would do things in the next three years: that this election was about the rights of ordinary Kiwis. See... Fixing The Lawlessness - Peters Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00461.htm


DHB Appointments

- Health Minister Annette King today announced the appointment of five new board members to District Health Boards, a new chair of Waikato DHB, and the reappointment of the current chair of Tairawhiti DHB. See... New Appointed DHB Members And Chairs [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00460.htm


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