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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Link: The Paintergate Report
”There Was No Malfeance, No Attempt To Hide Anything"
Three Years Enough To Forget Everything About MMP
The New Write Notes The Vagaries Of The Media
Accept Liability For GE Mishaps – Greens’ Challenge
David Miller: Education A Real Election Issue
Bernard Weiner: The Tarantula Tango
Undernews Jul 8 - D.C.'s Most Unofficial Source
Secondary Teachers Pay Dispute At Impasse
Export Growth Tails Off
Retail Sales Fall
Katya Rivas

CAMPAIGN 2002
Winston’s Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Cullen Recaps Labour’s Economic Policy
The Secret Literary Life Of Economists
We Can Stop Crime – Stephen Franks
National & Labour Release Rural Policies
Labour’s Tourism Policy
Alliance Makes Pledge On Housing
Nats Oppose Treaty Clause In Local Govt Bill
Shirley Campaigning In London This Week

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1999: LAB 49:ALL 10:GREEN 7:NZF 5:NAT 39:ACT 9:UNZ 1
Scoop Guess 2002! - WIN A USEFUL BOOK
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[1] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=election2002
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=justpolitics
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00152.htm

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Scoop Link: The Paintergate Report

- The full police report into Paintergate is now available. See... Full Police Report On PM's Art Forgery - HTML Version [1] or Adobe PDF Version - Via act.org.nz MORE: - Bill English - Five Questions Helen Clark Must Answer [2] - Winston Peters - Paintergate's A Diversion [3] - Bill English - What more don't we know? [4] - Police - Inquiry into allegations [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00095.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00265.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00263.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00217.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00074.htm


”There Was No Malfeance, No Attempt To Hide Anything"

- Could this be U.S. President's George Bush's equivalent to two immortal phrases from the U.S. political lexicon, "I did not have sexual relations with that woman", and “I am not a crook”? See… Scoop Editorial: George Bush’s Denouement [1] and Bush Faces Harken Accusers – I Am Not A Crook [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00064.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00062.htm


Three Years Enough To Forget Everything About MMP

- The latest research by the Electoral Commission shows that the public’s knowledge of some aspects of how the voting system works is lower than immediately before the last general election. See... Knowledge Of MMP Falls [1] MORE: - Rod Donald - Voters Left In The Dark [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00093.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00269.htm


The New Write Notes The Vagaries Of The Media

- It is no secret that Helen Clark is better at manipulating the media (or communicating depending on your point of view) but recently the State News Provider has caused more than the odd eyebrow to raise. See... The New Write 8/7/2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00094.htm


Accept Liability For GE Mishaps – Greens’ Challenge

- Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons is challenging the Government to put their money where their mouth is and accept liability for any “accidents” involving GE released into the environment. See... When GE Goes Bad [1] TODAY’S GE NEWS ROUND-UP - Govt - Work on GM liability [2] - Law Commission [3] - Life Sciences - Strict Liability is Not Appropriate for GM [4] - GE Free - Govt Suppression of GM liabilty Report [5] - Govt - GM Tamarillo Trial Concerns [6] - Life Sciences - Europe rapidly adopting GM [7] - Scoop Feedback - Regarding Adrian Picot On GE [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00278.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00282.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00103.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00104.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00098.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00254.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00099.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00061.htm


David Miller: Education A Real Election Issue

- I first applied for my student loan back in the ‘old days’. The reason I say ‘old days’ is because that’s what they where. You simply filled in all the forms on the day of enrolment, received your password and the free phone number and away you went. See... David Miller: The Election and Education [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00058.htm


Bernard Weiner: The Tarantula Tango

- Rather than rant at length about the daily Bush&Co. outrage or scandal -- they come so fast, it's hard to keep up -- let's take a step back for some longer-range perspective. See... Bernard Weiner: The Tarantula Tango [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00060.htm


Undernews Jul 8 - D.C.'s Most Unofficial Source

- EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a slightly edited version of the exquisite email news bulletin from Sam Smith in Washington D.C. which comes out daily. For the full version see Undernews Website where you can subscribe. See... Undernews Jul 8 - D.C.'s Most Unofficial Source [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00059.htm


Secondary Teachers Pay Dispute At Impasse

- Education Minister Trevor Mallard today confirmed the PPTA executive had formally rejected the latest government offer for a short-term settlement to the secondary teachers’ collective agreement and that if the PPTA was not prepared to move, the talks could reach an impasse. See... Government Receives Formal Rejection From PPTA [1] MORE: - Nick Smith - Get Back To Negotiating On Teachers' Row [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00255.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00261.htm


Export Growth Tails Off

- The updated value of merchandise exports for May 2002 is $3,074 million, according to latest figures released by Statistics New Zealand. The monthly exports trend, after four months of continuous growth, is showing signs of easing. See... Exports Trend Eases [1] REACTION: - Rodney Hide - Deterioration in Trade Balance Worrying [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0207/S00064.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00283.htm


Retail Sales Fall

- Seasonally adjusted total retail sales decreased 1.2 percent in May 2002 compared with April 2002, according to Statistics New Zealand. See... Retail Sales Fall In May [1] - Deutsche Bank - Retail Sales - May 2002 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0207/S00063.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0207/S00065.htm


Katya Rivas

- Beloved, purify yourself by eating My Body, because it is pure Bread that gives life. Today you are helping Me with the pain on My shoulders; thank you, dearest daughter, for your commitment. See... Katya Rivas: Focus On My Glory! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00057.htm


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Winston’s Revolution Will Not Be Televised

- Thank you for joining us here tonight. This speech will not be reported in your paper, and this meeting will probably not feature on the television news. See... The Manipulators - Winston Peters Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00257.htm


Cullen Recaps Labour’s Economic Policy

- Thank you for your warm welcome. Yesterday I had the pleasure of launching Labour’s economic policy. It sets out the kind of fresh mandate we are seeking to provide leadership and public investment in the New Zealand economy. See... Speech to Gisborne Chamber of Commerce Luncheon [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00279.htm


The Secret Literary Life Of Economists

- “Dr Cullen’s bad policies are like a fat jockey slowing down a race- horse,” National list candidate and former Governor of the Reserve Bank, Dr Don Brash, said. See... Blame The Fat Jockey Not The Horse: Brash [1] and Mistruths Tangled In Metaphors - Cullen [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00097.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00284.htm


We Can Stop Crime – Stephen Franks

- This morning I want to show you that New Zealand does not have to accept its current level of crime. Our crime level is a politically inflicted wound. It is within our capacity to solve it, as experience in New York has proven. See... Zero Tolerance Has Worked In New York [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00277.htm


National & Labour Release Rural Policies

- Bill English - National Aims For Strong Rural Communities [1] - Jim Sutton - Labour Releases Its Rural Policy [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00276.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00275.htm


Labour’s Tourism Policy

- Labour is committed to actively pursuing, in partnership with tourism sector stakeholders, the vision for a sustainable tourism future outlined in the NZ Tourism Strategy 2010. See... Labour On Tourism [1] and Labour working in partnership with the tourism [2] REACTION: - Katherine Rich - Labour Tourism Waffle [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00273.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00274.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00280.htm


Alliance Makes Pledge On Housing

- Alliance Leader Laila Harré today released her party’s Housing Policy, saying the Alliance had a very strong commitment to making sure every New Zealander had access to affordable, high quality housing. See... Alliance To Deal With Housing Shortage [1] and Alliance Housing Policy 2002 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00266.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00267.htm


Nats Oppose Treaty Clause In Local Govt Bill

- A National Government will continue a partnership approach with local bodies, and work to ensure services provided by central Government, regional councils and local territorial authorities are not duplicated, says National's Local Government spokesman Alec Neill. See... National On Local Government [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00264.htm


Shirley Campaigning In London This Week

- ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley said today that he has contacted thousands of kiwis in Britain who are eligible to vote ahead of his visit to London this week. See... ACT Deputy Leader Chases Votes in UK [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00260.htm


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