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SCOOP STORY OF THE WEEK - THE FIGHT ON THE BEACHES

Friday, 22 August 2003
STORY OF THE WEEK - THE FIGHT ON THE BEACHES:

Parl. Debate On Foreshore Announcement Requested - The Green Party has requested the Speaker of the House to allow an urgent debate on the Government's Consultation Paper on the Foreshore and Seabed at the earliest opportunity. See... Greens ask Speaker for urgent debate on foreshore and Foreshore And Seabed Letter To Dr Michael Cullen

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
MORE:
- Foreshores Comment - National Urban Maori Authority
- Tino Rangatiratanga Movement Calls Direct Action

Hard News, Linda Clark and Colin James On The Beaches - Full Hard News blog entry includes comment on Corngate, The East Coast Blackout, Rugby and Music. See… HARD NEWS 19/08/03 - On the beaches . See also a Scoop prepared rush radio paraphrase report… Linda Clark & Colin James Talk About The Beach

Government Unveils "Win-Win" Beaches Solution - The government today released its proposal for protecting public access and customary rights in the foreshore and seabed, saying it is a ‘win-win’ solution for all New Zealanders. See... Protecting public access and customary rights

Full Press Kit:
Foreshore And Seabed: Summary Of The Gov. Proposal
Foreshore And Seabed - Questions and Answers
Fact Sheet: Customary Fishing
Fact Sheet: Types Of Coastal Space
Fact Sheet: Treaty Settlements Customary Interests

Initial Reaction:
- ACT - Political Patronage Inevitable With Govt Proposal
- National - Govt pays price for creating false expectations
- Greens - Protect both customary rights and access
- TOKM - Government's Proposal Gives Conflicting Messages
- NZ First - Labour Ducks Leadership Over Foreshore And Seabed
- United Future -Dunne: Government should have been bolder
- National - Govt opens Pandora's box on beach claims & Concession To Maori Will Damage All But Lawyers
- ACT – Franks - Labour Tries To Snooker Pakeha Concerns
- ACT – Prebble - Foreshore and Seabed Legal Nonsense
- ACT – Shirley - Labour Must Leaves Lakes Alone
- Greens - Denial of customary rights unacceptable
Pre-Announcement Statements:
- National - Labour can't avoid foreshore 'ownership'
- Te Ope Mana a Tai - Discussion Paper On Foreshore And Seabed Released

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