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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
Next Stage In Foreshore Consultation
New Zealand Aid Worker Returns To Iraq Saturday
NEW ZEALAND NEWS HEADLINES:
UNSC Discusses New Iraq Resolution
INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
St Molesworth On TVNZ Apologies
ZZZZzzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback
Hard News And More Is There
Martin LeFevre: An Award For Ballsy Duplicity
Chuckman Cartoons
Douglas O'Rourke: They Had It All
Daily Katya Rivas

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Govt. Super Fund Takes Another Hit On Wall St.
MP Concerned At Wellington's Peace Sign
NZ First Concerned Sex/Maori Double Standard
These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees
Coddington Asks What Will Make NZ Accept Holmes Apology
Israeli Apartheid An Obstacle To Peace - Robson
Truants Mother Should Be Fined
Avoid Student Loan & Allowance Queues Online
Booboo Talks About Disarmament
Drs Urged To Rescue Exporters From The Rising Kiwi

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North Korea Says It Has Material For 6 Nukes

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:

Next Stage In Foreshore Consultation

- Deputy Prime Minister Michael Cullen said today the government would now consider all submissions made on the seabed and foreshore issue. See... Process for considering foreshore & seabed issues [1] MORE: - Labour Party - Beehive Bulletin - 03 October 2003 [2] - National - Beaches debate can't be solved in secret [3] - Greens - Government must take more time to listen [4] - ACT - Drawing A Line In The Foreshore Sand [5] - ACT - The Way Forward - Prebble Speech [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00045.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00074.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00072.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00053.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00062.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00065.htm


New Zealand Aid Worker Returns To Iraq Saturday

- Christchurch born aid worker Judy Moore plans to head back into Iraq this weekend (October 4) armed with a flak jacket and helmet ? now standard issue for World Vision staff posted to Iraq. See... Kiwi Aid Worker Braves Mayhem in Iraq [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00024.htm


NEW ZEALAND NEWS HEADLINES:

  • Doctors Support Medicinal Use of Cannabis - NORML [1]
  • Govt. Dodging Mainstream Media On GE Stance [2]
  • Young Workers get Strong Voice in Unions [3]
  • 100% Pure New Zealand Pine - Launch Release [4]
  • Sustainable Enterprise Professor spans the globe [5]
  • New Zealand Demonstrates Cultured Online Habits [6]
  • Mai Publishing Signs Maori Language Recording Star [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00019.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00018.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00038.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00036.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00023.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0310/S00006.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0310/S00026.htm


    UN Discusses New Iraq Resolution

    - 2 October – As the Security Council today began discussing a new United States draft resolution on Iraq, which according to a US representative seeks to enhance the United Nations role in Iraq, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said that - at first glance - the draft did not go in the direction he had recommended. See... Iraq: UNSC starts discussing new US resolution [1] and Colin Powell - U.S. Foreign Policy after the UNGA [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00030.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00028.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES:

    United States

  • Remarks After Meeting with Colombian President [1]
  • Scott McClellan Briefing Oct. 2 - Plame Incident [2]
  • Gandhi Needed Now More Than Ever, Says Peace Group [3]
  • Russia
  • Russia: The law still offers little protection [4]
  • Asia
  • Starvation As A Weapon Of War Against Civilians [5]
  • U.S. Loudmouthed "Missile Threat" Refuted [6]
  • U.S. Efforts On Nuclear Issue Dismissed [7]
  • North Korea Talks Big Factor in Troop Dispatch [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00029.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00027.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00026.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00025.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00024.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00023.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00022.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0310/S00014.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    St Molesworth On TVNZ Apologies

    - 1. Not declaring its spending on TV1 News as a donation to the Labour Party in its annual financial statements. 2. Three words: Kim Hill Sung. See... Top 10 Other Things TVNZ Should Apologise For [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00031.htm


    ZZZZzzzzzt Scoop Has Feedback

    - Scoop Feedback received over the past few days covering a range of topics. (Please note: Our readers correspondence file on Paul Holmes is now closed…) See... Scoop Feedback: GE Mums, Paul Homes, MTV & More [1] and Scoop Feedback 4 Response To Holmes Sacking Survey [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00030.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00015.htm


    Hard News And More Is There

    - Earlier this week NZPundit's Gordon King bashed out an angry lament for New Zealand , wondering why we can't be more like Australia. If we don't go and beg to be a state of Australia, we will, apparently, wind up "tribal, corrupt and poor, just like all ... See... Public Address 03/10/03 - Pure New Zealand [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00029.htm


    Martin LeFevre An Award For Ballsy Duplicity

    - The Bush Administration and their media hacks are being hoisted on their own petard this week over a revenge leak. But the award for ballsy duplicity goes to Thomas L. Friedman, the influential columnist for the New York Times and chief apologist for the Bush/Blair war in Iraq. See... Martin LeFevre: Plunderers, Barbarians, or Tyrants [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00028.htm


    Chuckman Cartoons

    - Two cartoons by John Chuckman.. See... Chuckman Cartoons: The Wall And Korean Nukes [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00027.htm


    Douglas O'Rourke: They Had It All

    - For the first time ever, the neoconservatives essentially controlled the Republicans and the entire U.S. Government. They'd dictated the Presidency, dominated the House and Senate, and owned the future of the Supreme Court. See... Douglas O'Rourke: To Die In Iraq [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00026.htm


    Daily Katya Rivas

    - Eternal well-being and perpetual peace, in the light of the glorious Virgin, to all her children… See... Katya Rivas: The Hour of Liberation Arrives [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00025.htm


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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Govt. Super Fund Takes Another Hit On Wall St.

    - Green MP Rod Donald says the warning bells are ringing for the New Zealand Superannuation Fund (NZSF), after yet another disastrous year on the international sharemarket for the Government Superannuation Fund (GSF.) See... Overseas super gamble fails again [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00046.htm


    MP Concerned At Wellington's Peace Sign

    - Green MP Keith Locke is disturbed at Wellington City Council plans to remove the capital's peace sign from the route to Wellington airport. See... Still a sign of the times [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00064.htm


    NZ First Concerned Sex/Maori Double Standard

    - At New Zealand First is questioning the Government’s priorities which leave Maori at the bottom of the heap in terms of education and standard of living while the prostitutes collective receives state funding of $1.8 million a year. See... Fund Education Not Sex [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00063.htm


    These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees

    - There were four committee meetings; three in the parliamentary complex and one in Auckland. See... Select Committee Business to 3 October 2003 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00061.htm


    Coddington Asks What Will Make NZ Accept Holmes Apology

    - What is it with this country that when someone makes a mistake we won't accept their apology, but insist on hounding them into the ground? See... Liberty Belle: Paul Holmes Apologised! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00059.htm


    Israeli Apartheid An Obstacle To Peace - Robson

    - Progressive Party deputy leader, Matt Robson, said news today that the Israeli government is to expand its race-based settlement programme on Palestinian lands illegally occupied in 1967 is a serious blow to the prospects for ever putting together a lasting peace in the region. See... Apartheid policies key obstacle to Israel security [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00058.htm


    Truants Mother Should Be Fined

    - It is a disgrace that a mother who failed to send her four children to school for over four years is not sanctioned, says National Education Spokesperson Nick Smith. See... Soft approach to truancy won't work [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00055.htm


    Avoid Student Loan & Allowance Queues Online

    - Students are being urged to apply online and get their finances sorted early, Associate Education (Tertiary Education) Minister Steve Maharey said today. See... New online service for students [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00054.htm


    Booboo Talks About Disarmament

    - Auckland Branch Of The New Zealand Institute Of International Affairs And The United Nations Association Of New Zealand, Auckland University, Thursday 2 October 2003 See... Disarmament Minister's spch to NZIIA and UN Assn [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00051.htm


    Drs Urged To Rescue Exporters From The Rising Kiwi

    - New Zealand First is calling on Doctors Bollard and Cullen to administer some first aid to the New Zealand economy by helping exporters with a lower exchange rate. See... Doctors' Fatal Prescription [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0310/S00048.htm

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    Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

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    Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

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    Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

    It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

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    Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

    Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

    Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

    Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

    Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

    I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

    Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

    It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

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