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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Peace Protesters With A Papal Mandate
Scoop Is In The House
War Approaches & Gold And Oil Prices Fall! Go Figure
U.S. Govt. Insiders Talk Of An Insane Administration
Michael Moore Gives Dubya A Piece Of His Mind
A Yellow Ribbon U.S. Soldiers Can Vote With
The Death Of An Activist – Bulldozed To Death
How To Decode Bush Admin. Communications
War May Not Be The Walkover Everybody Is Expecting
Australia's Begins Negotiating Its Blood Money
More On The Jihad Against Rep. Moran
Buzzflash Editorial: The Endgame
NZ Inspectors Are Safely Out
UN Comment On What Might Have Been
Tony Blair Explains How Black Is White
Bush's Ultimatum Clarified –If Saddam Leaves We Still Invade
Greenpeace Surround "The Lodge" Howard Under House Arrest
Daily Katya Rivas's Passion

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Call-Up: Massive Anti-War Protest Saturday
PM Speaks On Iraq Crisis
PM Must Express Abhorrence At USA-Led War
Once war Breaks: Action Contacts
NZ Weapons Inspectors Moved To Cyprus
Greenpeace Locks Johno Howard In
Mild Greens Demand Govt Says No To Slaughter
Super, UE, Student Benefits To Increase
Smoke-Free Bill Progresses Through Select Committee
Turia’s Zero Tolerance Approach To Child Poverty
Deadly Flu Preparations On Track
CTU Says Employers Disregard Harmful Effects
Greens Uncover Scam: Foreign Meat Passes As Kiwi Grown
Why Has Gang Crime Been Left To Soar?
Aucklanders Feel Vulnerable On City Streets
McNair’s Latest Dak Attack
Public Legal Aid Pilot For Manukau and Auckland
Govt CYFS Baseline in Review
Nats Accuse Govt of Near Treaty Blunder
Tariff Reduction Impact Report Released
Public Access Inquire Questioned
Maxim Waxes Sociological
Pokies Claw At Poor Families
Questions of the Day
Swain Opens North Shore Busway
Yesterday’s Questions and Answers From Parliament
RMA Re-Write For the Greedy
Secrecy of CYFS Review Concerns Bradford
Govt Must Wake Up On Forestry Deal
Anderton To Move Meth Reclassification To Class-A Drug
Ethnic Policy Guide Launched
Maxim Says Feminism Negatively Effects Families and Kids
Possum Poo A DNA Counter
NZCOSS Says Good on Ya John T
Forests Line Up Centre-Stage

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Peace Protesters With A Papal Mandate

- Responding to what the Vatican last night labeled “a crime against peace,” the largest Catholic peace organization in the United States immediately called on its members and people of faith throughout the world to undertake a massive campaign of nonviolent civil disobedience. See... Pax Christi USA Nationwide Civil Disobedience Call [1] and Intervention in Iraq Would Be a Crime - Vatican [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00272.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00263.htm


Scoop Is In The House

– For Today’s questions for oral answer see... Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 19 March [1] - Earlier Transcripts - Tuesday's Q&A [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00337.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00330.htm


War Approaches & Gold And Oil Prices Fall! Go Figure

- It has been suggested [1] that we are experiencing a rigged gold and stockmarket in advance of war in Iraq, the following clearly suggests we are also experiencing a rigged oil market. See... The Truth About War And U.S. Oil Stocks [2] MORE ON THE ECONOMICS OF WAR: - SRA Commentary: Dictate, Dependence and Deficits [3] - Neville Bennett: Last Days [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00158.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00160.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00143.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00141.htm


U.S. Govt. Insiders Talk Of An Insane Administration

- An associate of mine, a former political appointee, recently spoke to a Republican friend of his who serves in a senior position in what has become the Office of Homeland Security. He reports that this official, along with many of his colleagues across the political spectrum within the apparatus of government, are absolutely terrified of George W. Bush. See... UQ Wire: Into the Darkness [1] . See also.. See... Internal Dissent Against Iraq War In State Dept. [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00156.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00139.htm


Michael Moore Gives Dubya A Piece Of His Mind

- So today is what you call "the moment of truth," the day that "France and the rest of world have to show their cards on the table." I'm glad to hear that this day has finally arrived. Because, I gotta tell ya, having survived 440 days of your lying and conniving, I wasn't sure if I could take much more. See... Letter from Michael Moore to George W Bush Re: War [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00157.htm


A Yellow Ribbon U.S. Soldiers Can Vote With

- Great news, Californians! There is a way you can put the Bush-anointed 48 hours to good use, AND support the troops by giving them a vibrant democracy to come back home to. See... Stateside with Rosalea: Eureka! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00154.htm


The Death Of An Activist – Bulldozed To Death

- Promoting Awareness of Those Who Are Oppressed: Scoop here presents a memorial photo-essay and reports of the Non-Violent protest works of United States peace activist Rachel Corrie. See... A Memorial to Rachel Corrie [1] MORE: - Condolences for Rachel Corrie (New Email Address) [2] - Rachel Corrie in her own words [3] - NY Jews Condemn Killing Of American Peace Activist [4] - - Condolences for Rachel Corrie [5] - Statement On The Murder Of Rachel Corrie [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00153.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00265.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00236.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00238.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00237.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00235.htm


How To Decode Bush Admin. Communications

- If you have children, and you've been searching desperately for a way to explain the twisted logic of contemporary U.S. politics to them, you should document the process when they begin therapy, any notes you might have will come in handy. See... Bill Grigsby: With Bush, Every Day Is Opposite Day [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00151.htm


War May Not Be The Walkover Everybody Is Expecting

- The actual tactical situation, never terribly auspicious because of the Kurdish wild card that receives far too little attention, has deteriorated for the US. The denial of a ground front from both Saudi Arabia and Turkey has completely reshuffled the tactical deck, and caused many a sleepless night for harried commanders from Task Force Headquarters all the way down to lonely infantry platoon leaders. See... UQ Wire: The Idiot Prince Will Have His War [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00150.htm


Australia's Begins Negotiating Its Blood Money

-Even before the first bomb falls on Iraq Australia looks set to benefit from joining the "coalition of the willing" as American trade negotiators gather in Canberra today for talks over the most significant trade deal in Australia's history. Maree Howard reports. See... Howard’s End: Before The First Bomb Falls [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00149.htm


More On The Jihad Against Rep. Moran

- One of the reasons Rep. Jim Moran thinks Jewish leaders are powerful is because the ones he sees are. Jews outside of Washington - like gun-owners, doctors, and Chamber of Commerce members outside of Washington - don't have a strong sense of just how precisely their "community" is defined daily by capital lobbyists. See... Undernews: Playing Ethnic Politics At Ground Zero [1] and


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00148.htm


Buzzflash Editorial: The Endgame

It's the endgame of a mad, politically calculated war. From the beginning, everyone's agreed that Saddam Hussein is a bad man, almost a prototype for a villain in a James Bond Film. See... Buzzflash Editorial: Endgame [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00147.htm


NZ Inspectors Are Safely Out

- New Zealand Defence Force personnel working in Iraq with the United Nations' weapons inspection team, UNMOVIC, have flown out to Cyprus overnight, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said today. See... New Zealanders with UNMOVIC leave Iraq [1] and Twelve NZ Defence Personnel Safe in Cyprus [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00331.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00158.htm


UN Comment On What Might Have Been

- Speaking on the day the last United Nations weapons monitors were withdrawn from Iraq, the top inspector, Hans Blix, today said he feels the inspections should not have been stopped at this stage. See... Iraqi weapons probe should have continued - Blix [1] UNSC prepares to hear inspectors' report [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00270.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00269.htm


Tony Blair Explains How Black Is White

- Opening a debate on Iraq in Parliament, Prime Minister Tony Blair warned that the issue 'will determine the pattern of international politics for the next generation'. See... More than the fate of the Iraqi regime at stake [1] and UK PMOS Press Briefing On Iraq 18th March 2003 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00267.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00268.htm


Bush's Ultimatum Clarified –If Saddam Leaves We Still Invade

- "The President also made plain to the American people that if Saddam were to leave, the American forces, coalition forces would still enter Iraq, hopefully this time peacefully, because Iraqi military would not be under orders to attack or fire back. And that way Iraq could be disarmed from possession of weapons of mass destruction." See... Press Briefing by Ari Fleischer - March 18, 2003 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0303/S00266.htm


Greenpeace Surround "The Lodge" Howard Under House Arrest

- Canberra Wednesday, 19 March, 2003 : John Howard has been placed under "house arrest" by Greenpeace, dressed as United Nations blue berets. Howard's action of committing Australia to war in Iraq was found to breach articles 2(4), 42 and 51 of the UN Charter. See... Howard under house arrest [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00159.htm


Daily Katya Rivas's Passion

- After having been comforted by My Father’s messenger, I saw that Judas, followed by all those who would apprehend Me, was approaching Me. They had ropes, sticks, and stones… See... Katya Rivas: Judas Delivers Jesus [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0303/S00155.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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Call-Up: Massive Anti-War Protest Saturday

- Global Peace and Justice Auckland is stepping up the anti-war campaign with a march and rally this Saturday. See... Anti-War Campaign Steps Up [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00149.htm


PM Speaks On Iraq Crisis

- The government deeply regrets the breakdown of the diplomatic process over the Iraq crisis. The New Zealand Government, like most governments, has been a strong supporter of that process running its course. The government deeply regrets the breakdown of ... See... Statement to Parliament on the Iraqi Crisis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00322.htm


PM Must Express Abhorrence At USA-Led War

- The Green Party is calling on the Prime Minister to make this country's abhorrence of the imminent invasion of Iraq clear to the "coalition of the willing" See... Greens call on Clark to summon ambassadors [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00334.htm


Once war Breaks: Action Contacts

- Below are the emergency response details for various towns and cities for the day all-out war and / or invasion of Iraq begins. See... The day all-out war begins - emergency responses [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00160.htm


NZ Weapons Inspectors Moved To Cyprus

- New Zealand Defence Force personnel working in Iraq with the United Nations' weapons inspection team, UNMOVIC, have flown out to Cyprus overnight, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said today. See... New Zealanders with UNMOVIC leave Iraq [1] ALSO: - NZ Defence - Twelve NZ Defence Personnel Safe in Cyprus [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00331.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00158.htm


Greenpeace Locks Johno Howard In

- Canberra Wednesday, 19 March, 2003 : John Howard has been placed under ˜house arrest™ by Greenpeace, dressed as United Nations blue berets. Howard™s action of committing Australia to war in Iraq was found to breach articles 2(4), 42 and 51 of the UN Charter. See... Howard under house arrest [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00159.htm


Mild Greens Demand Govt Says No To Slaughter

- I am writing to request that you commence action within caucus, post haste, to effect the URGENT instruction to the New Zealand United Nations Ambassador to call for General Assembly resolution 377A, Uniting for Peace, to prevent a slaughter and mayhem in ... See... URGENT - invoking PEACE - General Assembly [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00165.htm


Super, UE, Student Benefits To Increase

- People on benefits, students and superannuitants will be between $2 and $10 better off each week from 1 April 2003 Minister of Social Services and Employment Steve Maharey and the Minister of Health Annette King announced today. See... Cost of living adjustment boost for beneficiaries [1] ALSO: - Maharey Speech - Maharey Speech: Preparing for tomorrow’s workforce [2] - GOVT - Working smarter will lead to better balance [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00339.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00341.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00340.htm


Smoke-Free Bill Progresses Through Select Committee

- New laws strengthening the protection against smoke in the workplace are a step closer with the health select committee's report back to Parliament of the Smoke-free Environments Amendment Bill, Associate Health Minister Damien O'Connor and Rotorua ... See... Smoke-free Environment Bill [1] ALSO: - Health Orgs - Smokefree legislation will save lives [2] - Cancer Society - Smokefree Bars Will Restore Choice [3] - Smokefree Coalition - Coalition applauds proposed smoking ban [4] - Public Health Assn - Smokefree legislation will save lives [5] ACT Anti Smokefree Bill - ACT New Zealand Health Spokesman Heather Roy today slammed the Government's Smokefree Bill, calling it another nail in the coffin of New Zealanders' personal freedom. See... Smokefree Bill: No Smoke, No Freedom [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00324.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00152.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00154.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00155.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00157.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00329.htm


Turia’s Zero Tolerance Approach To Child Poverty

- Associate Maori Affairs Minister Tariana Turia says ‘zero tolerance’ is the correct approach to eliminate child poverty. See... ‘Zero tolerance’ for child poverty [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00338.htm


Deadly Flu Preparations On Track

- NEW Zealand's preparedness and response to the World Health Organisation's global alert on SARS is going well, the Ministry of Health says. See... Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome - update [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00150.htm


CTU Says Employers Disregard Harmful Effects

- “Many New Zealand workers suffer unnecessarily from the harmful effects of hazardous substances because their employers disregard minimum standards,” said the Council of Trade Unions health and safety co-ordinator Greg Lloyd, today. See... CTU Calls for More Action On Hazardous Substances [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00164.htm


Greens Uncover Scam: Foreign Meat Passes As Kiwi Grown

- Most of the 30,000 tonnes of foreign meat imported each year ends up in supermarkets either unlabelled or labelled "Made in New Zealand", Green MP Sue Kedgley revealed today. See... Foreign 'mutton' dressed as Kiwi 'lamb' [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00349.htm


Why Has Gang Crime Been Left To Soar?

- ACT New Zealand Police Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today renewed her attack on Police Minister George Hawkins, demanding to know how he could allow gang-related crime to rise unchecked since 1999. See... Gang Crime Escalates [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00348.htm


Aucklanders Feel Vulnerable On City Streets

- The release of figures showing that 54 percent of Aucklanders do not feel safe on their streets at night is more evidence that police numbers need to be increased said New Zealand First law and order spokesperson Ron Mark. See... More Police Needed In Central Auckland [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00335.htm


McNair’s Latest Dak Attack

- New Zealand First MP Craig McNair said Nelson coroner Ian Smiths’ warning about cannabis use is more evidence to not decriminalize use of the drug. See... More Evidence Against Cannabis [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00333.htm


Public Legal Aid Pilot For Manukau and Auckland

- A public legal service pilot providing criminal legal aid is to be established at the Manukau and Auckland courts, Justice Minister Phil Goff announced today. See... Goff announces Public Legal Aid pilot [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00343.htm


Govt CYFS Baseline in Review

- A ‘first principles’ baseline review of Vote: Child, Youth and Family Services is to be carried out and a report back made to the Ministers of Social Services and Employment and Finance by 29 August 2003. See... First Principles Baseline Review [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00342.htm


Nats Accuse Govt of Near Treaty Blunder

- The Government's business naivety has been exposed by the embarrassing delay in the signing of the Final Deed of Settlement with North Island iwi Ngati Awa, according to National Party Forestry spokesman Brian Connell. See... Treaty blunder averted at the 11th hour [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00332.htm


Tariff Reduction Impact Report Released

- Commerce Minister Lianne Dalziel and the Minister for Economic Development Jim Anderton today released an economic consultants’ report on the impact of tariff reductions commissioned to inform the Tariff Review. See... Tariff Review: Release of Consultants’ Report [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00347.htm


Public Access Inquire Questioned

- ACT New Zealand Rural Affairs Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff today questioned the March 28 deadline for the inquiry into public access to private land, saying that it further proved the pending outcome was a foregone conclusion. See... Deadline Raises Serious Questions [1] ALSO: - ACT - Is Labour Simply Looking After Its Mates? [2] - Nats - National Party MP Gerry Brownlee is urging his Parliamentary colleagues to take a deep breath before rubber-stamping a law, which heralds a further intrusion into our private lives and personal freedoms. See... Nanny state strikes again with smoking ban [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00346.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00345.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00336.htm


Maxim Waxes Sociological

- New Zealand is in a precarious and deeply ambiguous situation because we are unclear as to the role and authority of family, law and the state, says Bruce Logan, Director of the Maxim Institute. See... Civil Society Vital For Democracy And Freedom [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00162.htm


Pokies Claw At Poor Families

- Poor people are paying the price for the proliferation of pokie machines in low income areas, Green MP Sue Bradford said today. See... Greens Reveal One Stop Pokie Shop [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00344.htm


Questions of the Day

- 2. Hon RICHARD PREBBLE to the Prime Minister: In light of the failure of the United Nations Security Council to resolve the Iraq crisis, will she now review New Zealand’s foreign policy which she described yesterday “has at all times been based on its ... See... Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 19 March [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00337.htm


Swain Opens North Shore Busway

- Transport Minister Paul Swain and North Shore City Mayor George Wood celebrated the start of earthworks for two stations (Albany and Constellation Drive) on the North Shore Busway this morning. See... Work starts on North Shore Busway [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00350.htm


Yesterday’s Questions and Answers From Parliament

- 1. Hon BILL ENGLISH (Leader of the Opposition) to the Prime Minister: In light of her statements regarding an invasion of Iraq, “I think it’s a very bad precedent to go in without explicit sanction from the UN”, and that she believed some of New ... See... Questions Of The Day Transcript - 18 March 2003 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00330.htm


RMA Re-Write For the Greedy

- Greedy developers will be celebrating the tabling today of the rewritten Resource Management Act Amendment Bill, Green Party Co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons predicted. See... RMA re-write will keep communities in the dark [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00328.htm


Secrecy of CYFS Review Concerns Bradford

- Green MP Sue Bradford is deeply concerned that yet another review of Child Youth and Family Services is underway - this time in relative secrecy, and without the involvement of the community sector. See... Concern over secret review of CYFS [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00327.htm


Govt Must Wake Up On Forestry Deal

- The delay in the Ngati Awa Treaty Settlement because of access concerns sets a dangerous precedent according to the National Party spokeswoman for Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Georgina te Heuheu. See... Govt must stop dragging heels on forestry deal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00326.htm


Anderton To Move Meth Reclassification To Class-A Drug

- The Chair of the Ministerial Committee on Drug Policy Jim Anderton will lodge a notice of motion in the House this week on the reclassification of methamphetamine to a Class A drug. The reclassification is currently being considered by the Health Select ... See... Government committed to methamphetamine action [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00325.htm


Ethnic Policy Guide Launched

- A new policy manual designed to ensure that government considers the needs and views of New Zealand's diverse ethnic communities was launched today by Ethnic Affairs Minister Chris Carter. See... Ethnic Perspectives In Policy guide launched [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0303/S00323.htm


Maxim Says Feminism Negatively Effects Families and Kids

- The logical consequence of feminism, as evident in the Ministry of Women’s Affairs Action Plan for Women, is an ideology set on destroying the very first institution of a civilised society, the family, says mother of three and writer Alexis Stuart. See... Power Feminism Failing New Zealand Women, Children [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00151.htm


Possum Poo A DNA Counter

- Researchers have found a new way to assess possum numbers * through checking their individual calling cards, or in other words, possum poo. See... Possum poo gives clue to possum numbers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00163.htm


NZCOSS Says Good on Ya John T

- NZCOSS welcomes recent efforts by John Tamihere and Bill English to stimulate debate on issues of poverty in our communities. However it urges all who contribute to this debate to bear in mind the old saying that every problem has a solution that is simple, ... See... NZCOSS welcomes poverty debate [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00156.htm


Forests Line Up Centre-Stage

- International forest experts will gather in Wellington next week (25-27 March) for a meeting about the role of planted forests in sustainable forest management. See... Planted forests take centre stage [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0303/S00153.htm

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