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TODAY’S BUDGET 2003 SCOOPS
BUDGET 2003: Dr Cullen’s Speech
BUDGET 2003: Images
BUDGET 2003: Now You See It Now You Don't
NATIONAL:
GREEN PARTY:
NEW ZEALAND FIRST:
UNITED FUTURE:
ACT:
PROGRESSIVE COALITION:
Non Parliamentary Political Reaction:
Health Sector Reaction:
Education Sector Reaction:
Business Sector Reaction:
Other Reaction
Leading Statements
Education
Housing
Law, Order & Security
Growth And Innovation Framework
Economy
Art, Culture And Sport
Other Stuff - Maori, Immigration, Local Govt


OTHER SCOOPS
Foreign Takeover Offer For Tranz Rail
Goff Explains NZ Backing For US In WTO GM Suit Against EU
Hard News Is There!
Ben Tripp: The Rise Of Fascism In The USA
John Chuckman: Seeing What Is Not Through The Fog
After The War, Refugees In Australia Still Suffer
Scoop Was In The House
PR Campaign Launched To Hijack The Question Mark
Katya Rivas's Crusade Of Love

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BUDGET 2003 - 36 Inches Of Accountability

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TODAY’S BUDGET 2003 SCOOPS

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BUDGET 2003: Dr Cullen’s Speech

- Mr Speaker, this year’s Budget has been prepared amidst the most uncertain political and economic situation internationally for a very long time. See... Michael Cullen’s Budget Speech [1] CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO THE BUDGET PRESS RELEASES - CLICK HERE TO JUMP TO THE BUDGET REACTION


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00369.htm


BUDGET 2003: Images

- Images from today's Budget lock up… BUDGET IMAGES: 36 Inches Of Accountability [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00107.htm


BUDGET 2003: Now You See It Now You Don't

- If last year’s budget was boring, this years is practically invisible. Sure, it’s more than a foot thick, but nothing much to get your teeth into. Newspaper headline writers are thus going to have a hard time tomorrow. See... Sludge Report #150 - Budget! What Budget? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00108.htm

BUDGET 2003 – THE REACTION - FULL COVERAGE

NATIONAL:

- Newsletter - National Party - No Growth Budget 2003 [1] - Bill English - Lights dim on Labour in 'do nothing' budget [2] - Simon Power - Govt breaks credit card promise on student fees [3] - Tony Ryall – Fifty new police will make no difference [4] - Lynda Scott - No funding boost to health in Budget [5] - Don Brash - No growth Budget squanders opportunities [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00421.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00405.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00400.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00420.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00418.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00412.htm


GREEN PARTY:

- Rod Donald - No confidence in a budget that steals our future [1] - Tariana Turia & Sue Bradford - Community Internship programme extended [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00366.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00367.htm


NEW ZEALAND FIRST:

- Winston Peters - Immigration Econ Bubble Will Burst Warns Peters [1] - Winston Peters - Budget Speech Rt Hon Winston Peters [2] - Brian Donnelly - NZ First Takes Credit For NCEA Budget Funding [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00386.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00410.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00363.htm


UNITED FUTURE:

- Marc Alexander - Alexander vows to press on with victims' rights [1] - Peter Dunne - Dunne celebrates concrete Budget wins [2] - Bernie Oglivy - Ogilvy applauds Budget NCEA funding [3] - Copeland - Copeland: Tax reform opportunity lost [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00408.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00407.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00406.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00409.htm


ACT:

- Rodney Hide - Do Nothing, Go Nowhere Budget [1] - Other ACT - ACT Spokesmen Respond to the Budget [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00402.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00417.htm


PROGRESSIVE COALITION:

- Matt Robson - Continuing To Advocate For No Tertiary Fee Hikes [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00397.htm


Non Parliamentary Political Reaction:

- Christian Heritage - Budget Ignores Basic Building Block Of Family Life [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00142.htm


Health Sector Reaction:

- Public Health Association - Budget lacks clear direction on housing and health [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0305/S00061.htm


Education Sector Reaction:

- AUS -Little value placed on university education [1] - AUSA - AUSA irate at Government’s betrayal of students [2] - VUSA - Budget 2003 a disappointment for students [3] - OUSA - Fees Maxima F*#ks Students [4] - NZUSA - Budget signals fee rises Labour’s broken promise [5] - Wellington Teacher Trainee's Association - Budget will not solve crisis in teaching [6] - OPSA - Otago Risks Becoming a Backwater Institution [7] - OPSA - Budget Fails Students [8] - ATSA - Government risks destroying student good will [9] - ATSA - Meeting the needs of Mâori in tertiary education [10] - ATSA - Budget Must Match Tertiary Education Strategy [11] - Education Forum - Tertiary education price controls: just say no! [12]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00049.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00048.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00047.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00046.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00045.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00043.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00042.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00041.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00044.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00040.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00039.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0305/S00038.htm


Business Sector Reaction:

- Northern EMA - Ambition for NZ's economic success lost [1] - Federated Farmers - Little in Budget for Farm Businesses [2] - PSA - Investment in public services critical [3] - CTU - Budget Too Cautious– CTU [4] - Auckland Chamber of Commerce - Could The Surplus Have Created Certainty? [5] - Federated Farmers - FFNZ Welcomes Budget Biosecurity Boost [6] - Federated Farmers - FFNZ Welcomes Government Investment in Trade [7] - Wellington Regional Chamber of Commerce - Cullen’s Fourth Budget Deserves High Marks [8] - Business Roundtable - . Budget Growth Forecasts Ring Alarm Bells [9] - Business NZ - Steady As It Slows Doesn't Close the Gap [10] - Auckland Chamber of Commerce -Successful Business – Successful New Zealand [11] - Auckland Chamber of Commerce - Shifting Sme Costs …. [12]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00146.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00192.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00144.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00143.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00138.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00190.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00189.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00188.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00187.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00186.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00185.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00184.htm


Other Reaction

- SPARC - Budget Boost for Sport and Recreation [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00145.htm

BUDGET 2003 – THE PRESS KIT


Leading Statements

- Finance Minister - A careful budget for uncertain times [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00370.htm


Education

- Budget delivers extra $715 million for education [1] - Budget to boost literacy teaching [2] - Extra $78 million for education info-technology [3] - Extra funding for quality early childhood ed. [4] - Budget to lift Maori educational achievement [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00399.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00403.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00401.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00398.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00392.htm


Housing

- Extra $260 million for housing [1] - Third sector and local govt housing encouraged [2] - Big boost for tenancy services [3] - More, bigger state houses [4] - Modernising state houses [5] - More community houses [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00389.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00396.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00394.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00393.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00391.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00390.htm


Law, Order & Security

- Funding for police meth lab cleanup teams [1] - Budget boosts Urban Search and Rescue teams [2] - More police, mobile DNA facility for Auckland [3] - Security boosted to manage immigration impacts [4] - Significant boost to New Zealand's border security [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00388.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00380.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00379.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00375.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00413.htm


Growth And Innovation Framework

- Whole-of-government approach to Economic Dev. [1] - More support for business incubators [2] - Budget support for industry taskforce work [3] - Trade major economic development priority [4] - Tailored advice for SME businesses [5] - Government delivering big push for small business [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00382.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00387.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00385.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00384.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00383.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00372.htm


Economy

- Funding to strengthen state sector [1] - Budget makes big strides in superannuation [2] - SOEs in the “not for sale” era [3] - Boost for trade resources in the Budget [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00374.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00373.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00371.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00419.htm


Art, Culture And Sport

- Budget 2003 - Sport and recreation funding [1] - Extra $40 million to boost Statistics [2] - $1 million extra for iwi radio [3] - Review of Statistics NZ [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00352.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00416.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00415.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00414.htm


Other Stuff - Maori, Immigration, Local Govt

- Treaty of Waitangi settlements momentum [1] - Money for water work [2] - Immigration initiative to target key skills [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00378.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00377.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00376.htm

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OTHER SCOOPS

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Foreign Takeover Offer For Tranz Rail

- RailAmerica, Inc. (NYSE: RRA), the world’s largest operator of short line and regional freight railroads, today announced that its newly established subsidiary Rail New Zealand intends to commence a takeover offer for 100% of the equity securities of Tranz Rail. See... RailAmerica Positions To Takeover Tranz Rail [1] MORE: - Rail & Maritime Transport Union - “Rail Return To Foreign Ownership?” [2] - Rail Freight Action Group - Restructure Of Rail Essential [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00177.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00191.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0305/S00182.htm


Goff Explains NZ Backing For US In WTO GM Suit Against EU

New Zealand has decided to join a World Trade Organisation disputes case because of our belief in the need for a rules-based trade system based on transparency and honest science, Acting Trade Minister Phil Goff said today. See... New Zealand's position on genetic modification [1] MORE: - GE Free NZ - NZ Govt’s Anti-EU Action Misguided [2] - GE Free NZ - Support Grows for Govt to Withdraw from WTO case [3] - United Future - Dunne: Green lunacy at work again [4] - Greens - GE action burns our European bridges [5] - U.S. WTO Challenge On EU Moratorium [6] - Sustainability Council - NZ Govt backs US war on European consumers [7] - Greens -New Zealand joins Washington's GE crusade [8]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00346.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00132.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0305/S00051.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00360.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00364.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00097.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0305/S00129.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00337.htm


Hard News Is There!

- So rumours of the demise of al-Qaeda have, clearly, been greatly exaggerated . Barely has victory been claimed in Iraq than murderous millennial terrorism is back on the agenda. See... Hard News 14/05/03: Very Big Mess [1] for the latest compendium of links to Public Addreess see… Hard News 14/05/03 - A Feast of Blogs [2]


[1] - http://publicaddress.net/default,hardnews.sm#post431
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00099.htm


Ben Tripp: The Rise Of Fascism In The USA

- You could fill your lederhosen with razor blades and ride a bicycle down some steps. You could administer yourself a boiling-hot clyster of Drano and minced cactus. You could irritate a pride of lions whilst bedecked in a ham waistcoat. See... Ben Tripp: The Other 'F' Word [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00103.htm


John Chuckman: Seeing What Is Not Through The Fog

- Everyone, not attached by threadbare ideology or plain old war profiteering to President Bush's War on Terror, knows that even on its own terms, it can only fail miserably in a great waste of lives and substance. See... Policy Through Rose-Colored Pilot's Goggles [1] . See also... Guest Opinion: The Devil In The Details [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00105.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00095.htm


After The War, Refugees In Australia Still Suffer

- "We chose Australia as a country of justice and freedom", Iranian asylum seekers in Port Hedland detention centre wrote in an open letter to the Australian people on March 14. See... GLW: Australia Abandons Victims Of Oppression, War [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00104.htm


Scoop Was In The House

– For yesterday’s question and answer session See... Questions Of The Day Transcript - May 14 2003 [1] - EARLIER Q&A - Tuesday's Transcript [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00351.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0305/S00311.htm


PR Campaign Launched To Hijack The Question Mark

- It is growing massive. It has become newsworthy. It can be devastating. And yet, it's so simple. - We, the people, have chosen to hijack the question mark. See... Because Bush Won't Answer Questions: "Question W" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00098.htm


Katya Rivas's Crusade Of Love

- He who has entered My fold can leave it, only if he opposes My Will. But if he listens to My Words and delays in carrying them out, he is not left out, because those who are outside the fold are those who hurt Me with grave fault. See... Katya Rivas: Do the Things that Please My Father [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0305/S00102.htm


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