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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
Kiwi Army Officer Injured In Iraq UN Bombing
STORY OF THE WEEK:
Ngati Whatua Prepares To Negotiate Foreshore & Seabed
Tino Rangatiratanga Prepares To Take To The Barricades
NEW ZEALAND NEWS HEADLINES:
INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:
SCOOP COLUMNS:
Bev Harris: Black Box Voting Latest Scoops
Lyn Landes On The Avi Rubin Affair
Jay Shaft: Moral Relativism Over Civilian Deaths
Streets Of London: Hutton Inquiry Into David Kelly's Death
Jason Leopold On The East Coast Blackout
ZZZZZzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback
Daily Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Saving NZ Kids From The Sherry Swill
Business Roundtable Warns Re: ERA Tinkering
Latest Peace Bulletin From GPJA Auckland
Another World Is Coming To Wellington
OK Jim, But What Are You Going To Do About The National Bank? - ACT
Waipapa Forest – The Minister Responds To Sunday's DOC Expose
Spinning In The Hospital Wards
FSANZ GE Report Full Of Holes- Greens
Michael Cullen Goes South
Deborah Coddington Goes North

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UN's Man Of Peace: Sergio Vieira De Mello (left) Killed In Iraq Bombing

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
Kiwi Army Officer Injured In Iraq UN Bombing

- The Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Bruce Ferguson, today confirmed that NZ Army officer, Major Todd Hart, was injured in this morning’s explosion at UN headquarters in Baghdad. See... New Zealand Officer Injured In Baghdad Explosion [1] - REACTION: - Hard News 20/08/03 - Darkness [2] - HRC: Death Of Human Rights Defender Mourned [3] - NZ Prime Minister Pays Tribute To Sergio Vieira De Mello [4] - NZ Defence Minister: UN Bombing Cowardly And Tragic [5] - Includes Video: Top UN envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello killed [6] - Iraq: Annan Mourns Envoy's Death As ‘Bitter Blow’ [7] - UK Condemns Bomb Attack At Baghdad's UN HQ [8] - Iraq: Deep Feeling Of Loss Over De Mello's Death [9] - Iraq: Amnesty Condemns Attack On UN Headquarters [10] - Coalition Int. Criminal Court Mourns Deaths of UN Personnel [11] Peace Action Wellington: NZ troops should not go [12]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00116.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00143.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00120.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00390.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00391.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00229.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00230.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00228.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00227.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00226.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00233.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00117.htm

STORY OF THE WEEK - THE FIGHT ON THE BEACHES:
Ngati Whatua Prepares To Negotiate Foreshore & Seabed

- Ngati Whatua has given its support to 13 key principles that could form the basis of negotiations with the government over the foreshore and seabed issue. See... Ngati Whatua Endorses Iwi Principles on foreshore [1] MORE: - Urban Maori - Foreshores Comment - National Urban Maori Authority [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00119.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00113.htm


Tino Rangatiratanga Prepares To Take To The Barricades

- The proposals presented yesterday by the Crown over the Seabed and Foreshore can only be described as the continuation of thievery and greed by the Crown. See... Tino Rangatiratanga Movement Calls Direct Action [1] For More Story Of The Week Coverage.. Click Here... [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00114.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/index.html#msow

NEW ZEALAND NEWS HEADLINES:

  • Crown letter the Ellis Jury never got to see [1]
  • Health Ministry announces Primary Health Organisation Contract [2]
  • Tino Rangatiratanga Movement Calls Direct Action [3]
  • National Urban Maori Authority Apprehensive Over Foreshore Document [4]
  • More Worms Set To Creep Into Your PC [5]
  • Auckland Hosts Education Export Industry Conf '04 [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00118.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0308/S00058.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00114.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00113.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0308/S00065.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0308/S00097.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

    From The Middle East

  • FM Silvan Shalom and US Sen. John McCain Meet [1]
  • Jerusalem Segregation Wall HIts 1000s Palestinians [2]
  • PM Abbas: No Value in IOF Withdrawals [3]
  • Palestinian Journalist’s Killing Inquiry Demanded [4]
  • Palestinians in Grip of Humanitarian Crisis [5]
  • From Korea
  • U.S. South Korea Madcap Sabre-rattling Denounced [6]
  • European Union and Germany
  • Schröder statement on freeing of kidnapped tourist [7]
  • From The USA
  • White House Briefing, August 18, 2003 [8]
  • U.S: WTO Sought to Consider European Biotech Bans [9]
  • U.S. Moves To Curtail Nuclear Weapons Shipping [10]
  • U.S. Sanctions On Libya To Remain In Place [11]
  • U.S. Stays on the Offensive In Iraq [12]
  • From United Nations
  • UN Radio: Power-Sharing Accord Near in Liberia [13]
  • Annan welcomes Liberia peace accord [14]
  • UK & US ready to lift sanctions against Libya [15]
  • UN secures pact - rebels to allow aid into Liberia [16]
  • Security Council meets to discuss Kosovo [17]
  • Former Rwandan mayor pleads not guilty to genocide [18]
  • USA: The threat of a bad example [19]
  • American Muslims: Bridging Faith And Freedom [20]
  • On Africa
  • World Vision Commits Ethiopia Famine Crisis Funds [21]
  • National Council of Churches Refugee Week [22]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00225.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00224.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00223.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00222.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00221.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00220.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00219.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00218.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00217.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00216.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00215.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00214.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00213.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00212.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00211.htm
    [16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00210.htm
    [17] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00209.htm
    [18] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00208.htm
    [19] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00207.htm
    [20] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00206.htm
    [21] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00205.htm
    [22] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00204.htm


    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Bev Harris: Black Box Voting Latest Scoops

    - Election put up for sale on E-Bay? New Diebold snafu in Georgia... - Georgia governor puts secretary of state in hot seat over voting machines - Election put up for sale on E-Bay. See... Bev Harris: New Diebold Snafu In Georgia [1] and USA Coup Link: Georgia E-Voting Inquiry Call [2] . For MUCH MUCH MORE see... SCOOP'S FEATURE PAGE... "A Very American Coup" [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00144.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00138.htm
    [3] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup


    Lyn Landes On The Avi Rubin Affair

    - The voting machine wars are heating up and the implications of vote fraud in America are even more ominous. See... Voting Machine Fiasco: SAIC, VoteHere and Diebold [1] MORE: - Avi Rubin - Prof. Avi Rubin On Relationship With Votehere Inc. [2] - Diebold - Response To JHU Prof's Disclosure With VoteHere [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00145.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00236.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0308/S00235.htm


    Jay Shaft: Moral Relativism Over Civilian Deaths

    - When the U.S. kills civilians as part of a war they excuse it with the term "Collateral Damage" or "Incidental Casualties". When a terrorist group or rebel group kills civilians in a fight or bombing, the U.S. denounces it as terrorism and atrocities. See... Jay Shaft: US And Terrorists Both Kill Civilians [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00151.htm


    Streets Of London: Hutton Inquiry Into David Kelly's Death

    - In my life, the most exciting things happen when I am looking the other way. I was once with a group of people that spotted a kiwi as we were walking through the bush. See... Streets Of London: Looking the Other Way [1] MORE SOL HUTTON INQUIRY COVERAGE - SOL: Hutton Inquiry Update - Week 2 Day 1 [2] - SOL: Hutton Inquiry Update - Week 2 Day 2 [3] Link: INQUIRY REVEALS CAMPBELL ORDERED DOSSIER REWRITE - SCOTSMAN [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00147.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00148.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00149.htm
    [4] - http://www.thescotsman.co.uk/index.cfm?id=909672003


    Jason Leopold On The East Coast Blackout

    - The California energy crisis should have been a warning to the White House. See... Jason Leopold: Blackouts Happens [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00146.htm


    ZZZZZzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback

    - I am an American. As this causes me to feel increasingly more shame and anger each day, I feel that I need to share my opinion with you. Please, for the love of humanity and all that is good in the world, please don't let the US government bully New Zealand. See... Scoop Reader's Write On US Warships In NZ (5) [1] and Scoop Has Feedback... [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00142.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00141.htm


    Daily Katya Rivas

    - My Reign is much closer than what you all can imagine. But before that, men are going to destroy each other because of that unlimited ambition for power, riches, and dominion. Man has forgotten My Law and marches in an unbridled race towards his imminent ruin. See... Katya Rivas: Love and Justice [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00150.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Saving NZ Kids From The Sherry Swill

    - Kids will drink sherry if it’s cheaper by volume than other alcohols, Associate Health Minister and Progressive leader, Jim Anderton, said today. See... Tackling Child Alcohol Problems Involves Community [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00395.htm


    Business Roundtable Warns Re: ERA Tinkering

    - New Zealand Business Roundtable executive director Roger Kerr today warned that the government risks harming New Zealand's economy if it steamrolls ahead with reported changes to the Employment Relations Act (ERA). See... ERA Tinkering is Anti-Business and Anti-Growth [1] and Minister Margaret Wilson's response… Employment Relations Act scaremongering [2] MORE ON LIFE WORK BALANCE: - Business NZ - Work-life balance - one size won't fit all [3] - Prog. Coal. -Cornerstone commitment on work-life balance [4] - Greens - Work-life balance 'long overdue' [5] - Govt - Co-ordinated approach to work-life policy [6] - CTU - Work-Life Balance Polices Long Overdue [7]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00123.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00402.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00122.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00379.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00380.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00368.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00111.htm


    Latest Peace Bulletin From GPJA Auckland

    - Links, events, news and more… GPJA NEWSLETTER #43, August 19, 2003 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00121.htm


    Another World Coming To Wellington

    - The weekend before the World Trade Organisation meets in Mexico, alt-WTO will be held in Wellington. alt-WTO is a gathering to introduce the issues surrounding the WTO, and encourage discussion of resistance and alternatives to the WTO. See... alt-WTO: another world is possible [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0308/S00115.htm


    OK Jim, But What Are You Going To Do About The National Bank? - ACT

    - ACT New Zealand Associate Commerce Spokesman Stephen Franks today asked Progressive Leader Jim Anderton what he is doing to stop the sale of National Bank to Australians. See... But Will Anderton Stop The National Bank Sale? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00401.htm


    Waipapa Forest – The Minister Responds To Sunday's DOC Expose

    - Kokako in the Waikato are bouncing back from near extinction, proving in clear and poignant tones that Department of Conservation pest control does work. See... North Island kokako call the tune on critics [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00400.htm


    Spinning In The Hospital Wards

    - National Party Health spokeswoman Lynda Scott says Salaried Medical Specialists have confirmed the long-held belief that political 'spin's' being used to hide the true depth of cuts at our public hospitals. See... Specialists confirm Govt 'spin' surrounds cuts [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00399.htm


    FSANZ GE Report Full Of Holes- Greens

    - Green MP Sue Kedgley has labelled the Food Safety Authority's study into GE food labelling compliance as a pathetic reading of selective facts. See... GE food study full of holes [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00397.htm


    Michael Cullen Goes South

    - Thank you for the opportunity to meet and mingle with you this evening. It is always good to be back in this part of the world. Michael Cullen: Address to Oamaru Rotary Club [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00389.htm


    Deborah Coddington Goes North

    - The Labour Cabinet has completely succumbed to union bosses' demands to kill New Zealand's flexible labour market, ACT New Zealand Business Development Spokesman Deborah Coddington said today in a speech on the North Shore. See... Death By 1,000 Cuts - Labour Panders to Unions [1] and Coddington To North Shore Business Women's Network [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00388.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00387.htm

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