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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Sludge Report: Moral Questions For A Snake
Hard News: Where Are Hager’s Experts?
Howard’s End: Smell The Coffee While You Can
SPCS Injunction Denied, Freedom Upheld
Childbirth Porn Illegal, Says McClay
Greens Still Cornfused, Have Questions
Scientists Part Of Corn Cover-up - Greenpeace
Short-term Solution For Kaitaia Hospital
Poll Watch: Winston Was The Winner On The Day
Cluck, Cluck (Liberation, Revolution)
George W’s Perfect Storm: Harken My Tough Talk
UQ Wire: 911 Evidence Shutdown
Katya Rivas

CAMPAIGN 2002
Age Concern’s Election Issues
Bread, Milk… Oh Look, There’s Richard Prebble
Peters’ Economic Prescription
Greens Propose A Different Sort Of Justice
National Calls For More Bobbys To Beat Burnout
Industry Creates Jobs, Not Romantic Idealism
Alliance Promotes “Zero Waste Of People” Policy
Anderton Plans More Regional Development

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Sludge Report: Moral Questions For A Snake

- In this edition: Never has there been such a case of the pot calls the kettle black. A simple question. Whom is shriller, White House Spokesman Ari Fleischer, or Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle? See... Sludge Report #139 – A Shrill And Partisan Voice [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00092.htm


Hard News: Where Are Hager’s Experts?

- Poulter isn't the only scientist to back the government view. They all have. On Hager's side, we only have the unnamed "experts" in his book. We don't know who these people are, whether they're qualified or even, really, if they exist. See... HARD NEWS 12/07/02 - It's Wrong [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00091.htm


Howard’s End: Smell The Coffee While You Can

- While most of New Zealand seems to be satisfied with the smoke and mirrors of Paintergate, Corngate and political spin, some of us have been taking notice of the more mundane things in life - like New Zealand's economic survival in a global financial meltdown. See... Howard's End: World Financial Blowout Matters Here [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00090.htm


SPCS Injunction Denied, Freedom Upheld

- The application by the Society for the Promotion of Community Standards for an interim injunction to prevent the screening of Y tu mamá también has been declined by the President of Film and Literature Board of Review. See... Good News for Film Festival [1] and Film Festival Not Victim of Malice as Claimed [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0207/S00021.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0207/S00020.htm


Childbirth Porn Illegal, Says McClay

- Condemnation of plans by foreign pornographic film makers to degenerate the dignity of a yet to be born New Zealand baby is backed by Roger McClay, Commissioner for Children. See... This Baby Will NOT Be Filmed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00143.htm


Greens Still Cornfused, Have Questions

- Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today that the Government and officials still need to answer serious questions about the GE corn contamination controversy. See... 'Cornfusion' Grows [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00340.htm


Scientists Part Of Corn Cover-up - Greenpeace

- Greenpeace expressed concern over the comments made by the Government and a scientist denying conclusive evidence of GE contamination in the testing of corn imported into New Zealand. See... Smoke And Mirrors Hide GE Corn Truth [1] LATEST SEEDS OF DISTRUST FALLOUT: - Nick Smith - Claim Not Backed Up By Documents [2] - Mana Maori - Hobbs Cobb Cover Up Not New News [3] - Life Sciences - Attempt to Create Food Scare [4] - Canterbury Manufacturers - Lies, Damned Lies [5] - Nicky Hager - Author Replies To Govt [6] - SEEDS OF DISTRUSTFEATURE PAGE: REVELATIONS, REACTION & COMMENTARY [7]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00133.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00328.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00134.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00132.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00131.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00081.htm
[7] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=seedsofdisgrace


Short-term Solution For Kaitaia Hospital

- Following a three-hour meeting of Northland clinicians, Kaitaia community representatives, Northland DHB members, the College of Midwives and the Ministry of Health, an agreement was reached regarding services at Kaitaia hospital. See... Agreement Reached for Kaitaia Hospital [1] REACTION: - Nats - Temporary band-aid driven by election [2] - Medical Assn. - Short-Term Solution Welcomed [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00326.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00329.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00140.htm


Poll Watch: Winston Was The Winner On The Day

- A TV3 NFO poll was announced on TV last night has NZ First and Winston Peters and his NZ First Party as the major winner. See... Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – NZ First Hits 8% [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00086.htm


Cluck, Cluck (Liberation, Revolution)

- In the early morning hours, on Friday, July 12th, 2002, the Animal Liberation Front entered the Eggs R Us battery hen egg farm, in Henderson Valley, Auckland, and liberated six battery hens. See... ALF Liberate Six Hens From Auckland Factory Farm [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00144.htm


George W’s Perfect Storm: Harken My Tough Talk

- In an effort to control damage brought on by the collapse of yet another major U.S. corporation, President George W. Bush served up a tough-talk speech Tuesday, with a cryptic warning that “more scandals are hiding in corporate America.” See... Read My Lips: Oil Was Well with Harken [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00089.htm


UQ Wire: 911 Evidence Shutdown

- On June 20, Bush Administration officials quietly informed a New York judge of their intention to commence legal actions likely to be far-reaching in their constitutional, political, and individual rights implications pertaining to current lawsuits and government secrecy related to the attacks on September 11, 2001. See... UQ Wire: DOJ To Attempt Shut Down of 9/11 Evidence [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00087.htm


Katya Rivas

- Be calm, My beloved daughter; I know you are afraid of suffering, and especially of humiliation. People’s comments hurt you; be calm and remember that I was also called mad; I also had My feelings tested on the Mount of Olives. See... Katya Rivas: Do Not Fear; I Am with You [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00088.htm



HMS Nottingham - Stranded In Paradise

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Age Concern’s Election Issues

- Age Concern believes New Zealand can have a fabulous future. The World Health Organisation says 'Ageing is a privilege and a societal achievement. It is also a challenge which will impact on all aspects of 21st century society.' See... Key Issues To Promote NZers Ageing Well [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00145.htm


Bread, Milk… Oh Look, There’s Richard Prebble

- I am visiting Jay Dee's Dairy today - a dairy which as been robbed three times - to make a point. There has been a crime wave of violence directed against the new New Zealanders who run small businesses, such as dairies. See... Violence Against Small Business Owners Ignored [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00333.htm


Peters’ Economic Prescription

- New Zealand’s economic performance has been poor since the mid 1980s. We need to change that. One reason for our poor performance has been the myopic focus on the reduction of inflation. See... 2020: A Vision - Winston Peters Speech [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00337.htm


Greens Propose A Different Sort Of Justice

- Green MP Nandor Tanczos today launched the party's justice policy, calling for a moratorium on new prisons. See... No More New Prisons And Justice That Works [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00336.htm


National Calls For More Bobbys To Beat Burnout

- It's no wonder police are struggling to find time to take leave when police stations around the country are struggling to find frontline staff, says National's Police spokesman Tony Ryall. See... Police Risk Burn Out Over Staff Shortages [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00335.htm


Industry Creates Jobs, Not Romantic Idealism

- Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey today attacked the Green Party for their failure to address the issue of sustainable job creation. See... Maharey – Greens anti-jobs [1] and Record Number Of Employment Placements Achieved [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00325.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00331.htm


Alliance Promotes “Zero Waste Of People” Policy

- Alliance leader Laila Harré launched an employment policy in Dunedin today that pledges to restructure Treasury and reorient the Reserve Bank’s monetary policy to ensure that full employment is a key economic goal. See... Employment Policy Promotes “Zero Waste Of People” [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00332.htm


Anderton Plans More Regional Development

- Progressive Coalition leader Jim Anderton today told Greymouth Grey Power members that the Progressive Coalition wants every region to get a major $2 million initiative every three years. See... $2m regional initiative every three years [1] and Jim Anderton Speech To Buller Grey Power [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00338.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00339.htm

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