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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
Bali Bombing: NZ Sends Hercules, Medical Team
Bali Bombing: Did Taiwan Know In Advance?
Bali Bombing: David Miller - As The Dust Settles
Bali Bombing: Australian Defence Force Updates
Terror Arrives Downunder - FULL COVERAGE
ZZZZZzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback
Scoop Special Feature: Is It Time To Indict George Bush & Dick Cheney
Biotic Baking Brigade Strikes Again
Special Whaling Commission Meeting Today In Cambridge, UK
Howard’s End: Is ACC Chief Garry Wilson Blind And Deaf?
LV Cup - Postponement Day: Racing Halted Again
Countdown To War: The Method To Rumsfeld’s Madness
Daily Katya Rivas

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OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Delightful Lady Lounge To Host Winston’s Faithful
Minister Directs No Porno Films Be Made In Public Hospitals
The Young And The Writeshuss + The Striding Left
Massive Losses To Govt. Super Fund
Justice At Last For Bounty Mutineers
NZ Farewells Garfield Todd
Prebble’s Letter – Urgency Deconstructed
United Future Replies To ACT Allegations
Unpaid Fines Upset ACT
Govt ICT Forum This Week In Christchurch
Petition To Open The Family Court To The Media
$312 Million Health Deficit Alarming
Jim Sutton Leaves Tomorrow For Americas Trade Meetings

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Is In The House

– For today’s questions for oral answer see... Questions For Oral Answer - 15 October 2002 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00296.htm


Bali Bombing: NZ Sends Hercules, Medical Team

- Prime Minister Helen Clark says that the New Zealand government is appalled by the cold-blooded terrorist attack in Bali, Indonesia. See... NZ appalled by Bali bombing; RNZAF Aids Evacuation [1] and NZDF to assist with Bali evacuation [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00289.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00092.htm


Bali Bombing: Did Taiwan Know In Advance?

- A recent posting on a usenet message board led Scoop to seek out an automatic translation of the news item in question. However as can be seen in this item, the Chinese-English translation falls way short of clearing up this matter. See... Report May Suggest Foreknowledge Of Bali Bombing [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00102.htm


Bali Bombing: David Miller - As The Dust Settles

- Until one or more groups claim responsibility for the Bali bombings then it is difficult to say for certain who was behind them and what their motivations where. See... The Bali Bombings: The Fall-Out [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00096.htm


Bali Bombing: Australian Defence Force Updates

- The first C130 to arrive in Darwin at approximately 2:30am (EST) carried a total of 15 evacuees, with 3 of the evacuees in intensive care, 5 on stretchers and 7 walk on (less seriously injured) patients. See... ADF Support To Bali Explosion Victims [1] , UPDATE 3 [2] and UPDATE 4 [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00119.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00120.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00121.htm


Terror Arrives Downunder - FULL COVERAGE

- Scoop has launched a special feature page for coverage of the Bali Bombing see... BALI BOMBING FEATURE PAGE [1]


[1] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=balibomb


ZZZZZzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback

- In This Edition: Spanking Is An Expression Of My Christian Faith - ACC Experience - Peter Meikle & The James Cook Hotel - Thanks To Maree Howard - What Now Of Appeasement - Hey Guys... – Leopold Is Delusional - Anti Semitism See... Scoop Feedback: Spanking, ACC, Bali & Much More [1] . Plus two items in reply to Maxim's Greg Fleming Gives a Libertarian critique [2] , see... Scoop Feedback: Compassionless People Fight Back [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00100.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00085.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00101.htm


Scoop Special Feature: Is It Time To Indict George Bush & Dick Cheney

- Clearly the Bush Administration has been issued legal advice that a pre-emptive strike against Iraq at this time would contravene international law and conventions protecting human rights. Could George Bush be tried for war crimes? Yes. See... Lessons in Justice: Bush’s European Nightmare [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00099.htm


Biotic Baking Brigade Strikes Again

- Wellington, October 14 This morning the public face of the Pro GE lobby group New Zealand Life Sciences Network (LSN), William Rolleston, was on the receiving end of a hand-to-face pie. See... Public Face Of Ge Targeted By Baking Consortium [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00089.htm


Special Whaling Commission Meeting Today In Cambridge, UK

- Amsterdam/Auckland: Vote buying by the Fisheries Agency of Japan (FAJ) has forced the International Whaling Commission (IWC) to convene a special meeting in Cambridge (UK) today, said Greenpeace. See... Spectre of vote buying hangs over whaling talks [1] and Iceland's membership of Whaling Com a threat [2] . See also from the Whalers point of view... IWC grants US and Russia bowhead whale quota [3] , Iceland accepted as full member of IWC [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00094.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00097.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00096.htm


Howard’s End: Is ACC Chief Garry Wilson Blind And Deaf?

- Scoop has also been told by claimants that when they write to [ACC Chief] Mr Wilson about their concerns he simply flicks their letter on to the ACC complaint's investigator who is seen by many claimants as about as useless as an ashtray on a motorbike. See... ACC Bullying - Our Patience Wears Thin [1] and National MP calls for inquiry into ACC allegations [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00260.htm


LV Cup - Postponement Day: Racing Halted Again

- Before racing was halted today due to high winds the GBR Challenge defeated Mascalzone Latino by 54 seconds. See... GBR Challenge Records Third Victory In A Row [1] and Last Race Of Round Robin One Postponed To Oct. 22 [2] MORE: - A Failure On Board Tim Mascalzone Latino [3] - Stars & Stripes Defeats France’s Le Défi [4]

LOUIS VUITTON CUP FEATURE PAGE [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00111.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00116.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00118.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00117.htm
[5] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=lvcup2002


Countdown To War: The Method To Rumsfeld’s Madness

- Secretary of Defence Donald Rumsfeld's “Guidelines to be Considered When Committing U.S. Forces, “ a memo written in March 2001 and revised last weekend. See... Guidelines for Committing Forces - Donald Rumsfeld [1] See also COUNTDOWN TO WAR FEATURE PAGE [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0210/S00122.htm
[2] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=countdowniraq


Daily Katya Rivas

- Charity also demands that we be meek with others, especially with our enemies. When someone is annoying and bothers you with their words, reply kindly and you will see that he is immediately placated. See... Katya Rivas: Meekness [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0210/S00097.htm



Mascalzone's Breakage

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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Delightful Lady Lounge To Host Winston’s Faithful

- The annual convention is being held in the Delightful Lady Lounge at Alexandra Park Convention Centre, Greenlane Road West, Epsom, Auckland on 9th and 10th November 2002. See... New Zealand First Annual Convention [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00290.htm


Minister Directs No Porno Films Be Made In Public Hospitals

- Health Minister Annette King says the Government intends to direct Waikato District Health Board not to allow video footage to be shot for commercial pornographic purposes. See... King tells Waikato to say no to pornographic movie [1] and SPCS congratulates Minister of Health [2] EARLIER: - National - Porn birth is liberalness gone too far [3] - NZ First - Hospital Porn Birth Movie "Outrageous" - Peters [4] - SPCS - Unborn babies and Sleazy Porn Films [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00288.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00090.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00274.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00276.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00086.htm


The Young And The Writeshuss + The Striding Left

- Newsletters from the Young Nats (featuring hot gossip) and Young Labourites see…. The New Write - newsletter of the Young Nationals [1] and Future Lefts – Striding On


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0210/S00095.htm


Massive Losses To Govt. Super Fund

- Green co-leader Rod Donald today called for a change in investment strategy for the Government Superannuation Fund following massive losses on the international sharemarket. See... No excuse for poor super fund performance [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00291.htm


Justice At Last For Bounty Mutineers

- The Pitcairn Trials Bill, which allows the Pitcairn Courts to sit on New Zealand soil, was introduced into Parliament today, said Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff. See... Pitcairn Trials Bill introduced [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00287.htm


NZ Farewells Garfield Todd

- New Zealand has lost a remarkable and courageous citizen with the death of Invercargill-born Sir Garfield Todd, Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff said today. See... New Zealand and Zimbabwe lose remarkable citizen [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00286.htm


Prebble’s Letter – Urgency Deconstructed

- Having called an early election saying its legislative programme was log jammed Labour felt the need to put parliament into urgency last week. But the bills chosen increased their embarrassment. See... Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00285.htm


United Future Replies To ACT Allegations

- United Future New Zealand leader, Peter Dunne, today denounced claims from ACT Party leader, Richard Prebble, that United Future is supporting the Labour-led government in its desire to pass the OSH Amendment Bill. See... United Future rebuts Prebble’s allegations [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00299.htm


Unpaid Fines Upset ACT

- Labour has allowed the amount owed by criminals in unpaid fines to increase by more than $109 million in just two years, ACT Police Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said today. See... Unpaid Fines Skyrocket -- Dr Muriel Newman [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00300.htm


Govt ICT Forum This Week In Christchurch

- The first government-organised regional information and communications technology (ICT) forum will be held at Jade Corporation in Christchurch on 17 October 2002, State Services Minister Trevor Mallard announced today. See... Government and Canterbury Info-tech Forum [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00298.htm


Petition To Open The Family Court To The Media

- Campaigner for family law reform and ACT New Zealand Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman tonight launched a petition to Parliament calling for the Family Court to be opened for scrutiny. See... Petition to Open Family Court Launched Today [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00294.htm


$312 Million Health Deficit Alarming

- Health Minister Annette King needs to justify why the combined district health board operating deficit has skyrocketed to $312 million in the last financial year when her own projections were that it would be about half that, says National’s Health Spokesperson. See... Health reforms creating record health deficit [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00293.htm


Jim Sutton Leaves Tomorrow For Americas Trade Meetings

- Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton leaves New Zealand on Wednesday to attend the Cairns Group meeting in Bolivia and the APEC ministerial meeting in Mexico. See... Minister to visit Bolivia, Mexico [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0210/S00284.htm


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