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Scoop: Top Scoops + Campaign 2002

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Miraculous Exception In United Future’s Polling
UQ Wire: Bush's Watergate - Links & Commentary
Stateside: Look Who’s In My Junk Mail
Flotilla Intercepts Nuclear Cargo
DOC May Make Bid For Young Nicks Head
Big News: What’s Your Strategy?
Upstart Bogan Crashes Literary Party
Feedback: ZZZzzzttt
NCEA Workload Can Be Reduced – Report
Gold Cartel Destroying Dev. Countries Economies
Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington
Prebble’s Plan’s To Lift RMA Roadblock
Peters Shakes The Black Widow’s Web
Jim Anderton Campaigning On Jobs
Muriel Newman: Workers Worse Off
Greens Release Education Policy
20 Questions For Cullen On The Economy
National Must Front With The Figures – Cullen
Image: The Alliance Chicken At Large
Image: The ‘Clarkies’ Corn Cover-up Can

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Miraculous Exception In United Future’s Polling

- A snap NZ-Herald DigiPoll conducted over the weekend shows remarkably different results than all previous Herald DigiPolls, and for that matter all previous polls full stop. See... Poll Watch: Herald DigiPoll Has Surprises Galore [1] MORE: - Poll Watch: Marae Digipoll - Maori Seats Labour's [2] - Poll Watch: Press Poll - Anderton Safe In Wigram - Nats - Election Result Now Wide Open [3] - Alliance - Harré in front in Waitakere [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00154.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00155.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00571.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00570.htm


UQ Wire: Bush's Watergate - Links & Commentary

- The Harken Energy storm by contrast has as much substance as Nixon’s Watergate, Bush’s S&L debacle and the Bush-Reagan Iran-Contra drama all rolled together. See... UQ Wire: Is Harken Energy Bush's Watergate? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00158.htm


Stateside: Look Who’s In My Junk Mail

- “I was pulling for you every day as President, and I'm still pulling for you..." Pulling what, Bill? Please don't do anyone from the next generation out of a job - or even an internship - on my account. See... Stateside: Aunt Minnie and the Mow-Ped [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00152.htm


Flotilla Intercepts Nuclear Cargo

- Tasman Sea, July 22 2002. The Nuclear Free Flotilla successfully delivered its message of protest to the two armed UK nuclear freighters this morning, despite the freighters best efforts to sneak through the flotilla's line in the dead of night. See... Plutonium Ships Run From Protest [1] MORE: - British Nuclear Fuels - Greenpeace Irresponsibility [2] - NZ Govt - RNZAF Orion locates Ship (with images) [3] - NZ Govt - Orion To Monitor Movement [4] - Jeanette Fitzsimons - The Green Difference [5] - Flotilla intercepts nuclear feighters at night [6] - Flotilla Stops Nuclear Shipment In Its Tracks [7] - Scoop Image: Nuclear Flotilla Ready And Waiting [8] Legislate Against Working Too Hard - CTU - “A Council of Trade Unions research study released today clearly shows many New Zealand families are under severe pressure as a result of long work hours and changing work hour patterns,” Council of Trade Unions president Ross Wilson said today. See... Families under pressure: New CTU research [9] REACTION: - Laila Harre - Alliance will respond to findings [10] - Sue Bradford - 35 Hour Working Week [11]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00093.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00094.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00589.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00576.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00572.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00092.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0207/S00090.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00149.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0207/S00132.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00581.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00596.htm


DOC May Make Bid For Young Nicks Head

- DOC's Director-General, Hugh Logan, doesn't rule out the possibility of an offer of purchase of theYoung Nicks Head but says it's too early to say what will happen. See... DOC to mediate Young Nick’s Head dispute solution [1] and DOC seeks solution to landmark dispute [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00564.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00207.htm


Big News: What’s Your Strategy?

- It’s the final week of the election campaign and things are getting interesting. Both National and Labour have lost a combined 13.3 percent of the vote since Helen Clark called the election, according to polls. See... Big News: Making Your Vote Count [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00151.htm


Upstart Bogan Crashes Literary Party

- The prestigious Deutz Medal for Fiction, worth $15,000, went to rookie Craig Marriner for his debut novel Stonedogs (published by Vintage). See... Montana New Zealand Book Awards - Winners [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0207/S00032.htm


Feedback: ZZZzzzttt

- In This Edition: The clear thinker – Keith Rankin – New Zealand’s Straw Mattress. See... Scoop Feedback: Thinking Clearly [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00157.htm


NCEA Workload Can Be Reduced – Report

- Education Minister Trevor Mallard has received a report that shows there are practical and realistic ways to reduce workload associated with the implementation of the National Certificate of Educational Achievement. See... Report on reducing NCEA workload released [1] MORE: - PPTA - Support For NCEA Long Overdue [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00590.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0207/S00052.htm


Gold Cartel Destroying Dev. Countries Economies

- There is a storm in the money markets caused by the distribution of a report prepared by John Embry, a senior analyst with the Royal Bank of Canada, the largest bank in Canada. See... Gold Cartel Destroying Dev. Countries Economies [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00150.htm


Katya Rivas

- Love of My Passion, congratulations! (Jesus shares a personal and family joy.) Let us work a little bit more, because you will be busy with other things later. See... Katya Rivas: The Will of the Lord [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0207/S00153.htm


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CAMPAIGN 2002

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Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington

- ACT's tracking polls at the weekend put the party at 10 percent - that's 13 MPs. ACT's focus groups say Richard Prebble “won” the third party leaders' debate. Last week ACT's website received a record 500,000 hits. See... Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington 22/7/2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00601.htm


Prebble’s Plan’s To Lift RMA Roadblock

- ACT leader Richard Prebble took to the Auckland motorways this morning to announce ACT's plan to break the gridlock on the city's roads. See... RMA Causes Road Gridlock [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00578.htm


Peters Shakes The Black Widow’s Web

- We know we are in for a week of accusations and aspersions. And we know that you can’t go out and tell lies about your opponents. We say to Labour, YOU stop telling lies about New Zealand First and we will stop telling the truth about you. See... Black Widow At Large [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00577.htm


Jim Anderton Campaigning On Jobs

- Jim Anderton today announced that the Progressive Coalition will work to create better access for businesses to inward investment and business support in the next term of office. See... Jim’s One stop job shop [1] - One stop job shop [2] - Vote for jobs - Jim Anderton Speech [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00594.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00595.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00583.htm


Muriel Newman: Workers Worse Off

- Working families are much worse off as a result of 32 months of a Labour Government. According to Statistics NZ, real wages fell by 0.9 per cent last year, and while they are expected to grow by 0.7 percent this year, the forecast is a drop to 0.3 per cent next year. See... Working Families Lose Out Under Labour [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00587.htm


Greens Release Education Policy

- The Greens today launched their education policy, promising 3000 new teachers over the next five years, maximum class sizes of 20 students and a review of the NCEA with a delay or stop of its implementation if necessary. See... Greens Promise To Address Teaching Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00586.htm


20 Questions For Cullen On The Economy

- National's Finance spokesman David Carter is challenging Michael Cullen to provide real answers on how Labour intends enhancing New Zealand's future economic prospects. See... 20 Questions Cullen Must Answer [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00585.htm


National Must Front With The Figures – Cullen

- “National has thrown away any claim to be taken seriously in this campaign through its failure to produce costings of its policy platform,” Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today. See... National Welshes On Promise To Produce Costings [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0207/S00575.htm


Image: The Alliance Chicken At Large

- A secret call to the Chicken hotline was made by Student President Richard Neal. Crackers duly accepted the invitation and flew into Canterbury University early Friday afternoon. See... Image: Crackers Returns…. And Brings A Friend [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00206.htm


Image: The ‘Clarkies’ Corn Cover-up Can

- Auckland, 20 July: Giant “Clarkies Corn Cover up” cans greeted Helen Clark on her campaign trail in Auckland. See... Image: Greenpeace - Clarkies Corn Cover up - GE [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0207/S00204.htm

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