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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House
LEAD STORY:
Bill To Remove Privy Council Has Majority Support
Police Want Lada And Fiat Owners To Come Forward
MORE NZ HEADLINES:
Security Council Top Five Issue Terms On Iraq
INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Guest Opinion: Who Would Rig The US Elections?
John Roughan: Cleaning Up In The Solomons
David Miller: Why America Suddenly Needs the UN
ZZZZZzzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback
Toni Solo: Human Rights In Colombia
Uri Avnery: On Terminating Arafat
Noam Chomsky: The Dawning of The Age Of Terror
Doug Giebel: Tyranny in the Name of the People?
UQ Wire: Boston Globe Sent A Bunch Of Unanswered Questions
WTO Implodes In Cancun
Daily Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Northland Hui Hijacking
Goff Advises Iran To Listen To The UN
The Broadcaster Who Won't Say Sorry
Right Talk: Free Shane Ardern
After WTO Cancun - Picking Up The Pieces
Kiwibank Continues To Perform
Organics And Beekeepers Buzz Against GE Outside Beehive
DOC Weka Massacre Alleged

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Is In The House

– For today’s questions for oral answer see... Questions for Oral Answer - Tuesday, 16 September [1] . Come back this evening for the uncorrected transcript of the answers.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00351.htm

LEAD STORY:
Bill To Remove Privy Council Has Majority Support

- Attorney-General Margaret Wilson says the Justice and Electoral select committee’s report on the Supreme Court Bill marks the historic day when New Zealand has taken political responsibility for its final appellate court. See... New Zealand Supreme Court has majority support [1] MORE: - National - United Future flip-flops on Supreme Court [2] - Greens - Greens Hail Supreme Step Forward For New Zealand [3] - Business Roundtable - No Consensus on Supreme Court Bill [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00359.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00364.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00363.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00102.htm


Police Want Lada And Fiat Owners To Come Forward

- Police investigating the disappearance of six year old Coral Burrows want to hear from the owners of white or cream coloured Fiat or Lada station wagons and who live in the Featherston, Greytown, Martinborough and South Wairarapa areas. See... Appeal for car owners to contact police [1] . For More See... Special Report [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0309/S00103.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/index.html#spec


MORE NZ HEADLINES:

  • Images: Design Students Proving They HAVE IT! [1]
  • New 90Km/h limit will promote road safety [2]
  • Support Jailed Water Anti-Privatisation Activists [3]
  • ‘Everyone Love’ baby walkers put children at risk [4]
  • Entrepreneur of the Year Finalists [5]
  • Kendall In Lead At World Champs [6]
  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0309/S00066.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00103.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00101.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00151.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0309/S00150.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0309/S00059.htm


    Security Council Top Five Issue Terms On Iraq

    - Secretary-General Kofi Annan says the UN is not seeking a peacekeeping presence in Iraq. Mr. Annan says this past weekend's meeting in Geneva between the five permanent members of the Security Council was the first time since the war that they sat in one room to discuss the construction of Iraq. He told UN reporters Monday that it's not a question of the UN taking over and running Iraq, but he believes the Organization can assist Iraqis in administering their own territory. See... UN Radio: UN Not Taking Over and Running Iraq [1] ALSO: Annan Pushes Efforts Toward Security Council Consensus [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00177.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00176.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

  • Korea: Typhoon Leaves 117 Dead or Missing [1]
  • UN Middle East Envoy Calls For Speeding Up RoadMap [2]
  • Annan Urges 'Determined' Resumption Of WTO Talks [3]
  • IAEA Gives Iran One Last Chance to Disclose Nukes [4]
  • Powell Says Geneva Meeting Narrowed Differences [5]
  • WTO Collapse: Trade Deal by 2005 Seen as Unlikely [6]
  • WTO Talks Collapse: The poor will not go quietly! [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00171.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00175.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00174.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00170.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00169.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00168.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0309/S00167.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Guest Opinion: Who Would Rig The US Elections?

    - The Neocons have determined that elections can be manipulated easily with the new touch screen voting systems and when accompanied by a media pounding of lies, the public will accept the rigged election results as fact. See... Opinion: The 2004 Election Has Already Been Rigged [1] MORE: - Scoop Feedback: Website Shutdown By Diebold [2] - Rob Kall - Keeping Computerized Voting Easily Corruptible [3] . See also… SCOOP'S SCOOP - THE DIEBOLD FTP FILES **** SCOOP SPECIAL REPORT **** [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00131.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00133.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00132.htm
    [4] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup


    John Roughan: Cleaning Up In The Solomons

    - The country's fear factor is beginning to fade. No longer does the gun-threat haunt our everyday lives. We have once more become free. See... Time to clean house, Sir Allan! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00128.htm


    David Miller: Why America Suddenly Needs the UN

    - Despite its arguments to the contrary, the Bush Administration has been left with little choice but to call for United Nations assistance in policing and rebuilding Iraq. See... David G. Miller Online [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00127.htm


    ZZZZZzzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback

    - ACT's press release accusing the government of "damaging New Zealand" for promoting "family diversity" is clear evidence that ACT is not a "party of freedom", but a party of old-fashioned conservatives. See... Scoop Has Feedback [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00129.htm


    Toni Solo: Human Rights In Colombia

    - The world wide assault on internationally accepted legal norms by the United States and its allies develops apace. In a nationally televised speech on September 8th, Colombian President Alvaro Uribe violently attacked human rights defenders, saying, "Every time a security policy is carried out in Colombia to defeat terrorism, when terrorists start feeling weak, they immediately send their spokesmen to talk about human rights." See... Colombia: The War On Terror As Waged By Outlaws [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00135.htm


    Uri Avnery: On Terminating Arafat

    - So now it is official: the government of Israel has decided to assassinate Yasser Arafat. Not any more to "exile". Not any more to "expel or kill". Simply to "remove". See... Uri Avnery: A Disaster Foretold [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00138.htm


    Noam Chomsky: The Dawning of The Age Of Terror

    - Amid the aftershocks of recent suicide bombings in Baghdad and Najaf, and countless other horrors since Sept. 11, 2001, it is easy to understand why many believe that the world has entered a new and frightening "age of terror," the title of a recent collection of essays by Yale University scholars and others. See... Noam Chomsky: There's Good Reason to Fear US [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00137.htm


    Doug Giebel: Tyranny in the Name of the People?

    - The neo-conservative Bush Administration "plan" to remake our American nation intends to alter forever the relationship between government, business and the people. See... Doug Giebel: Ending America as We Know It [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00136.htm


    UQ Wire: Boston Globe Sent A Bunch Of Unanswered Questions

    - Who called Mayor Willie Brown, telling him not to fly on September 11? Who purchased all the put options against the downed aircraft that day, earning him/them millions of dollars? And why hasn't this been given serious attention by the press? See... UQ Wire: A Letter To The Boston Globe [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00134.htm


    WTO Implodes In Cancun

    - Bedlam broke out in Cancun at around 2.10pm Sunday after the Kenyan delegate emerged from deadlocked talks on the Singapore issues of investment, competition, government procurement and trade facilitation and announced that the ministerial meeting had collapsed. See... WTO Cancun Trade Talks Collapse – Scoop Full Coverage [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00139.htm


    Daily Katya Rivas

    - Next to Satan’s cave there is a crowd of souls that has difficulty in taking a definite step to enter the kingdom of hate forever. See... Katya Rivas: My Best Refuge Is Man's Heart [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0309/S00130.htm


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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Northland Hui Hijacking

    - The hijacking of the Northland foreshore and seabed hui by Titewhai Harawira and her associates today was an abuse of all of the North, MPs for Tamaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau, John Tamihere and Dover Samuels said. See... An End to Harawira-ism [1] MORE: - Greens - Hui consultation exposed as a sham [2] - United Future - . NZers - Owners Of The Foreshore and Seabed? [3] - Game Council - Govt’s Key Foreshore And Seabed Proposals support [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00355.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00357.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00348.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00096.htm


    Goff Advises Iran To Listen To The UN

    - Iran must heed the international community's strong message and prove it is not developing nuclear weapons, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said in Vienna last night. See... Iran must heed nuclear message, says Goff [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00345.htm


    The Broadcaster Who Won't Say Sorry

    - The National Party is lending its support to ACT MP Rodney Hide who's wrapped up in a very public spat with veteran broadcaster and Labour Party spin-Doctor Brian Edwards. See... Dr Brian Edwards must go [1] and Hide Accepts TVNZ Apology [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00353.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00338.htm


    Right Talk: Free Shane Ardern

    – By the time you read this National Party MP Shane Ardern will have been served with papers for his protest aboard Myrtle the Massey Fergusson tractor on Parliament's steps. See... The Right Talk, The Leader's View - 16 September [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00356.htm


    After WTO Cancun - Picking Up The Pieces

    - ACT Leader Richard Prebble said today that the ACT Party is using its oral question to point out that the New Zealand government no longer has a viable trade position. See... Time to Repair US Relationship [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00362.htm


    Kiwibank Continues To Perform

    - The bank announced its result for its second year in operation with, as expected, faster-than-predicted rate of growth. See... Kiwibank continues to meet its targets [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00361.htm


    Organics And Beekeepers Buzz Against GE Outside Beehive

    - The Greens fully support the message delivered to the Government today by the organics sector and beekeepers at a rally outside Parliament, calling for the GE moratorium to be extended. See... Wake up and smell the organic coffee over GE [1] MORE: - Soil & Health Assn. - Organic Sector GE Rally At Parliament Grounds [2] - NZ First - GE Moratorium - Winston Peters Speech Notes [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00358.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0309/S00095.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00360.htm


    DOC Weka Massacre Alleged

    - New Zealand First is appalled that the Department of Conservation can ruthlessly kill off hundreds of eastern buff weka without any public consultation. See... Doc Killing More Weka [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0309/S00352.htm

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