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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
NZ Journalists Condemn USA Fatal Attacks
Nats Siphon More Mileage From PM’s Gore Comment
Air NZ-Qantas Cartel A Crock
Scoop Images: Ouch!!!
Russian Iraq War Site Ends Transmission
Firas Al-Atraqchi: Iraq's Future Govt. Heading For Disaster
Scoop Poem: A Eulogy To Our Collective Failure
Letter From Elsewhere: War Games
Stateside: Rosalea's War Diary - Tuesday
Scoop Images: Big Waves, Rough Ride, Hot Moves
Katya Rivas's Passion

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
How CYFs Botched Mikus Case: Report Released
BUDGET: Govt Announces Drugs And Suicide Prevention Initiative
Anderton Speech
Invitation To Anti-War Protest Saturday
Nats Say Save Power Now
Cullen Tries Out PM’s Podium
Karori Wildlife Attracts World’s Eye
Goff’s Off To Fiji
Why Was Drug-Net Scrapped?
Winston Says His MPs Free To Vote On Smoke

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...TODAY'S PHOTO STORY...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00078.htm
Riding Those White And Wild Horses

- Earlier - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00071.htm
Aratere Battles 10m White Horses

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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NZ Journalists Condemn USA Fatal Attacks

- New Zealand journalists have joined the international condemnation of United States attacks which have left independent journalists dead and wounded. See... NZ journos protest to US over deaths [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00068.htm


Nats Siphon More Mileage From PM’s Gore Comment

- Presenter: How much of it is just the leader? like, if Bush goes, America becomes a different place? See... Helen Clark anti US comments [1] - Nat Mapp On War - Iraq - Why NZ Should Be Part Of The Coalition [2] - NZ First - Clear NZ Position On Post War Iraq Needed: Peters [3] - Greens - No apology needed, Helen [4] - United Future - Dunne calls for ANZAC military force [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00160.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00174.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00177.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00176.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00162.htm


Air NZ-Qantas Cartel A Crock

- The proposed Air New Zealand-Qantas cartel would be bad for the consumer, bad for tourism, bad for competition and is completely unnecessary, United Future's finance spokesman Gordon Copeland said today. See... Copeland: Air NZ-Qantas cartel bad news all round [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00184.htm


Scoop Images: Ouch!!!

- This young woman was shot in the face today by Oakland Police officers, who fired wooden pellets at protesters marching against the war in Iraq. The pellet: See... Scoop Images: Homefront War Casualties In Oakland [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00085.htm


Russian Iraq War Site Ends Transmission

- Many Internet readers have till now enjoyed the uncensored reports from the Russian GRU. The following is their final bulletin. See... Iraq War Info from Russian GRU EndsTransmissions [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00084.htm


Firas Al-Atraqchi: Iraq's Future Govt. Heading For Disaster

- Leading Democrat on the U.S. Foreign Relations Committee Delaware Senator Joe Biden warned America that the Bush administration's post-war Iraq scenario is "a prescription for disaster". See... No Representative Government in Future Iraq [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00083.htm


Scoop Poem: A Eulogy To Our Collective Failure

- This is how far we’ve come. Traffic jam in the desert, look how far we’ve come. Crusaders queued up for a shot at the devil; pumped hard on rhetoric, false assertions and ruse. See... Scoop Poem: This Is How Far We’ve Come [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00082.htm


Letter From Elsewhere: War Games

- This time last month, waiting for the invasion of Iraq to begin, I failed to write a Letter from Elsewhere. I just couldn’t think of anything that seemed worth saying, apart from “Don’t go there”. But of course, they went anyway. See... Letter From Elsewhere: War Games [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00081.htm


Stateside: Rosalea's War Diary - Tuesday

- On my commute to class last night, and elderly man taking a seat next to me brightly remarked that "it will all be over in a couple of days. No more protests. The paper says it will all be over." To which I replied: "It won't ever be over. Not ever." See... Tie a digital ribbon round the old oak tree [1] EARLIER ROSALEA: Monday - That and that were then and then; this is now [2] Sunday - Cherry tree, Washington [3] Saturday - A little something to read over the weekend [4] - Earlier: - See RECENT COMMENTARY page


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00080.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00066.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00053.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00051.htm


Scoop Images: Big Waves, Rough Ride, Hot Moves

- Yesterday afternoon Wellington's surfers were out in force in Lyall Bay taking advantage of the 10m swell coming in from the Southern Ocean. The Ferry Aratere did not have such nice time. See... Scoop Images: Riding The White & Wild Horses [1] and Aratere Battles 10m White Horses [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00078.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00071.htm


Katya Rivas's Passion

- Holy Friday was followed by the glorious dawn of the Sunday of the Resurrection. If I have decided not to destroy the world, it means that I want to renew it and rejuvenate it. See... Katya Rivas: The Resurrection of Jesus [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0304/S00079.htm


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OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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How CYFs Botched Mikus Case: Report Released

- The findings of a review by the Chief Social Worker into lessons learned from the case analysis of convicted sex offender, Jules Mikus, has been released today. See... Chief Social Worker Releases Mikus Report [1] - CYFs CEO Comments - CEO Welcomes Mikus Report [2] - Govt - Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey is welcoming the findings of a report commissioned from Child, Youth and Family (CYF) into the department’s dealings with sex offenders. See… Report into sex offender policy and practice [3] - Govt - Download Link to Sex Offender Review [4] - Nats - Honest report on CYFS failings must be heeded [5] - Nats - Sex offender measures only half measures [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00066.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00067.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00169.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00170.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00185.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00164.htm


BUDGET: Govt Announces Drugs And Suicide Prevention Initiative

- Support to address drug abuse and prevent youth suicide will feature in Budget 2003 says Progressive Leader and Associate Health Minister Jim Anderton, who chairs the Government’s Ministerial Committee on Drug Policy. See... Budget support to hit drugs and prevent suicide [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00167.htm


Anderton Speech

- Sixth Annual New Zealand Australia Conference on Addictive Disease Wellington Convention Centre See... Anderton speech: Today’s youth – our future [1] MORE: Maori youth drugs and suicide a priority [2] - ACT - Drugs On The Rise [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00168.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00181.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00171.htm


Invitation To Anti-War Protest Saturday

- International Day Of Action April 12 Antiwar March This Saturday, 12 Noon Assemble Western Park - Near Corner Of Ponsonby And K/Rds - This Saturdays march will take a route down K/Rd to visit a Mobil Station and make the link between oil and war. See... Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #31 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00061.htm


Nats Say Save Power Now

- The National Party is alarmed that the Government has made no attempt to encourage power conservation despite fresh warnings from those running our electricity grid. See... Call for power conservation as Government dithers [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00183.htm


Cullen Tries Out PM’s Podium

- A golf course can be a tricky place for a Minister of the Crown. On the one hand the demands of the job leave little time for practice, so that whenever I step forward to the tee I risk suffering one of the various forms of humiliation that the game ... See... Michael Cullen: Speech to the NZ Rotarians [1] Crackdown On Dodgy Fathers Wont Solve Problem - Claiming retrospective child support from errant fathers - promoted in Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey's crackdown on DPB mothers refusing to name the father of their children - will not solve the problem, ACT New Zealand Social ... See... Time To Look At The Bigger Picture [2] ALSO: - ACT - Actions Speak Louder Than Words, Steve [3] - United Future - Turner: Collect the bucks, but kids come first [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00182.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00180.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00157.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00178.htm


Karori Wildlife Attracts World’s Eye

- A new eco-tourism initiative at Wellington’s Karori Wildlife Sanctuary is expected to boost tourism earnings and enhance New Zealand’s international biodiversity research reputation. See... World First Eco-Tourism Initiative For Karori [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0304/S00065.htm


Goff’s Off To Fiji

- Foreign Minister Phil Goff and NZAID Minister Marian Hobbs will lead a delegation of MPs, NGOs, academics, business representatives and officials for a six-day visit to Papua New Guinea and Fiji on Thursday. See... Goff to PNG, Fiji, April 10-16 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00165.htm


Why Was Drug-Net Scrapped?

- ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks today called on Corrections Minister Margaret Wilson and Minister Phil Goff to explain why the specialist drug search team at Waikeria Prison was scrapped. See... What Priority For Enforcing Law In Prisons? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00156.htm


Winston Says His MPs Free To Vote On Smoke

- “Voting on Smoke-free legislation, like other Bills relating to restrictions or limitations on individuals (legal) behaviour or rights, is a matter of conscience for New Zealand First,” said New Zealand First leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. See... NZ First MPs Free To Vote On Smoke-Free Bills [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0304/S00155.htm

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