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LEAD STORY:
Iwi Says Private Prison Management Should Go Ahead
NEW ZEALAND NEWS:
Mystery Shrouds Cause Of Sudden Deaths In Otago
INTERNATIONAL NEWS:
STORY OF THE WEEK - FRANKENCORN REVISITED - ACT's Letter Climbs Into Clarkgate

SCOOP COLUMNS:
LATEST KEY LINKS FROM THE AMERICAN COUP PAGE
Land Is The Issue In The Solomons
Oz Cartoonists' Association Comment On Evans
St Molesworth On Corngate - Bush Knew!!!
Stateside: Celebrating Suffrage
Kidd Millennium On Patriot II
On Who Should Be Fighting This War
Judge Overestimates Right Wing Book Buyers
Chuckman Satire: When Smirk Met Little Nicky
Daily Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Meat & Wool Restructure Gets Cockies' Approval
The Kids Are Not Alright
Tertiary Pay Claim Shows Govt. Folly
PM Challenged To Attend Foreshore Hui
RMA Vindication Claimed
Couch Potatoe Crackdown Warning
Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees
Where Politicians Wax Lyrical…

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LEAD STORY:
Iwi Says Private Prison Management Should Go Ahead

- A board representing six Northern Iwi today welcomed growing opposition to clauses in a Government Bill seeking to ban any private management of New Zealand prisons. See… Iwi Says Private Prison Management Ban Step Backwards [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00006.htm


NEW ZEALAND NEWS:

  • Iwi Says Private Prison Management Ban Step Backwards [1]
  • Furore Over Sacking of Kiwi Cartoonist Spreads To Australia [2]
  • Report Shows Who Tunes In To Regional TV [3]
  • Syrah Trumphs At Bragato Wine Awards [4]
  • Exotic Marine Pests To Be Caught On Tape [5]
  • 17 Candidates For Auckland Energy Trust Elections [6]
  • ARC Challenged On Legality Of Charging Penalties [7]
  • Southland District Health Board And PSA/NZNO Talks Fail [8]
  • Pacific Media Fono in NZ in October [9]
  • Queen Mary Hospital Hanmer Selloff Opposed [10]
  • Vic Uni Launches Victoria Management School [11]
  • Commercial Building Finalists Announced [12]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00006.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00002.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00006.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00002.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00001.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00002.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00001.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00005.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00004.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00003.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00005.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00004.htm


    Mystery Shrouds Cause Of Sudden Deaths In Otago

    - Otago Medical Officer of Health Dr John Holmes today reported no further cases after three unexpected deaths in Otago in the last three weeks. See... Otago Medical Officer - no further cases [1] . Meanwhile, Ministry of Health Director of Public Health Dr Colin Tukuitonga said today there appears no evidence of infection, but until infection is officially ruled out the Ministry has to act prudently. See... Ministry of Health urges prudent measures [2] EARLIER: - MOH seeks increased surveillance infection control [3] - Infection Control Reminder To Health Professionals [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0308/S00095.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0308/S00094.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0308/S00080.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0308/S00081.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

    Asia Pacific

  • FIJI: Former Fiji Times editor laid to rest [1]
  • Timore-Leste: Justice for crimes against humanity [2]
  • World Trade Org
  • President Fox To Open Fifth WTO Ministerial [3]
  • Europe And UK
  • England fans urged to stay away from Euro tie [4]
  • Balkans
  • Serbia and Kosovo: Day of the Missing [5]
  • Bosnia-Herzegovina: Don't Forget The "Disappeared" [6]
  • Africa
  • Sudan: Immediate steps to protect civilians [7]
  • Middle East
  • Stop Liquidations - Vigil in Tel-Aviv on Wednesday [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00007.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00003.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00008.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00006.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00005.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00004.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00002.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00001.htm


    STORY OF THE WEEK - FRANKENCORN REVISITED - ACT's Letter Climbs Into Clarkgate

    - The real issues are these: 1 Helen Clark has publicly claimed until last week that all documents were released. 2 That claim is false. 3 Helen Clark knew it was false. See... ACT's The Letter 1 September: It’s Clarkgate [1] For more coverage of this week's story of the week CLICK HERE. [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00009.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/index.html#msow

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    LATEST KEY LINKS FROM THE AMERICAN COUP PAGE

    **** US: OHIO DIEBOLD CEO COMMITTED TO BUSH VICTORY [1] **** US: OHIO DEMS WANT DIEBOLD THROWN OUT [2] (max of five stars in ratings for new links) For MUCH MUCH MORE see... SCOOP'S FEATURE PAGE... "A Very American Coup" [3]


    [1] - http://www.cleveland.com/news/plaindealer/index.ssf?/base/news/1062063772274650.xml
    [2] - http://www.portclintonnewsherald.com/news/stories/20030827/localnews/140871.html
    [3] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup


    Land Is The Issue In The Solomons

    - Solomon Islanders are deeply convinced that the land issue lies at the heart of the country's current problems. Our many national difficulties directly link back to the whole sensitive feelings about land. See... Solomons: LAND . . . is THE Issue! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00002.htm


    Oz Cartoonists' Association Comment On Evans

    - A first time contributor has filed this piece from New Zealand on the recent sacking of cartoonist Malcolm Evans and the man criticised, James Kemsley, has hit back so make sure you read to the bottom. See... Furore over sacking of Kiwi cartoonist [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00002.htm


    St Molesworth On Corngate - Bush Knew!!!

    - 6. Scoop has identified the one person who should be blamed: George W Bush. See... Top 10 Things Revealed During The Corngate Inquiry [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0308/S00228.htm


    Stateside: Celebrating Suffrage

    - The entry on my calendar says that 26 August was Equality Day: "1920 - US women win right to vote with ratification of 19th amendment. 72 year struggle for woman suffrage is victorious." See... Stateside with Rosalea: Adam's Rib, 2003 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00001.htm


    Kidd Millennium On Patriot II

    - Cartoon by kiddmillennium.com… See... Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Ashcroft Unplugged [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00008.htm


    On Who Should Be Fighting This War

    - Today is just another day and another major bombing against US and US-affiliated targets in Iraq. Our garrison troops continue under attack daily and the oil pipelines continue to explode and burn. Why the heck are we there and isn't it time to take the false neocon propaganda and the neocon advisors and put them where they have placed our American men and women in uniform? See... Ron Holland: Bring Troops Home, Send In Neocons [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00007.htm


    Judge Overestimates Right Wing Book Buyers

    - New York--Preliminary sales figures and exit interviews at area book stores over the past week indicate that millions of FOX News viewers are too stupid to realize Al Franken's new book is mocking them. See... FOX Viewers Mistakenly Buy New Al Franken Book [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00006.htm


    Chuckman Satire: When Smirk Met Little Nicky

    - George Bush sits quietly at his desk in the Oval Office. Suddenly, with a puff of acrid, yellow smoke, a dark figure appears at his shoulder, arrogantly leaning an elbow against the back corner of the big leather chair. See... John Chuckman Satire: The Devil And Georgie Bush [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00005.htm


    Daily Katya Rivas

    - My daughter, so beloved. You all ask Me, why this avalanche of messages? I do not want to sadden you, although I said that My messages had ended for the group, I had My reasons for it. See... Katya Rivas: These Notebooks, Close to My Love [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00004.htm


    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/index.html#sow
    Story Of The Week - Frankencorn Debate Resumed

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Meat & Wool Restructure Gets Cockies' Approval

    - National's Agriculture spokesman, David Carter, says it's a relief that farmers are supporting a new structure for the country's meat and wool industries. See... Meat and wool vote a good result [1] and Minister welcomes meat and wool referendum vote [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00011.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00006.htm


    The Kids Are Not Alright

    - First home buyers are increasingly being shut out of the New Zealand housing market and consigned to the long term rental of homes owned by other people, according to United Future Revenue spokesperson Gordon Copeland. See... Young squeezed out of buoyant housing market [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00010.htm


    Tertiary Pay Claim Shows Govt. Folly

    - National's Tertiary Education spokesman, Simon Power, says hefty pay demands by university staff highlight the folly of the Government's fee maxima policy. See... Give to staff, take away from students [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00008.htm


    PM Challenged To Attend Foreshore Hui

    - The Prime Minister needs to front up at the foreshore and seabed consultation hui that are being held around the country said New Zealand First Maori affairs spokesperson, Bill Gudgeon. See... Front Up Over The Foreshore Please Helen [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00007.htm


    RMA Vindication Claimed

    - Leader Richard Prebble said today that the Labour government's intention to fast track the Resource Management Act's decision-making process is confirmation of what ACT has been saying for years. See... Hobbs confirms RMA Unworkable [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00004.htm


    Couch Potatoe Crackdown Warning

    - National Party Broadcasting spokeswoman Katherine Rich is astounded that outgoing Public Health Director Colin Tukuitonga appears to be advocating the creation of a PC police force to track down and tax serial couch potatoes. See... Outgoing health boss backs PC police? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00003.htm


    Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees

    International treaty examination of the Agreement between Solomon Islands, Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, and Tonga Concerning the Operations and Status of the Police and Armed Forces and Other Personnel Deployed to Solomon Islands ... See... Select Committee Business [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00584.htm


    Where Politicians Wax Lyrical…

    - MP's Columns see… Deborah Coddington's Liberty Belle [1] and robson-on-politics 29 August [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00583.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0308/S00582.htm

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