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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
More TVNZ On Air? Hard News Is There!
Haig Murder Conviction Returned To Appeal Court
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Israeli Forces Kill More Children
INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Naked In Nuhaka: Raising Tamariki In A Jihad Vs. Mcworld
Stateside: The Take Politics Seriously Down In Colma
UQ Wire: Help Let Sibel Edmonds Speak
The Inside Story Of The Capitualtion Of California Over BBV
Translated From Hebrew: Like The Germans We Don't Want To Know
David Miller: When Life Imitates Art
William Rivers Pitt: The Worst Of Iraq Is Still To Come
Ramzy Baroud: Israel's Latest Mistake
Sonia Nettnin: A Ugandan Child Soldier Speaks Out
Cartoons: Chuckmand & Kidd Millennium

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
ANZAC Day 2004
Lawyers Allocated For Police Inquiry Participants
Hikoi If You Want, But Keep Off The Bridge
Politics According To Prebble: The Letter
It Is Easy Being Green – Peter Dunne
Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones…
Carparking Double Dippers Should Be Banished
Govt. Accused Of Shelving Treasury Report
NZ And Thailand Study Finds Free Trade Benefits
New Cop Cars Unveiled
Studying NZ On Air
Marian Hobbs To NY And The UN

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"The New ANZACs"
Veterans of recent conflicts

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
More TVNZ On Air? Hard News Is There!

- So TVNZ is developing plans for a new UHF channel - probably, despite the denials, a "charter channel" of quality and niche programming. Given that the ad market is booming, and TVNZ has frequencies in hand, this might seem like a good idea - if only it didn't look like they had it in the last five minutes. See... Public Address 26/04/04 - Telly Visions [1] MORE: - National - TVNZ uses charter to squash competition [2]


[1] - http://publicaddress.net/default,1177.sm#post1177
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00387.htm


Haig Murder Conviction Returned To Appeal Court

- Rex Haig’s conviction for murder is to be referred back to the Court of Appeal, Justice Minister Phil Goff said today. See... Haig case to be referred back to Court of Appeal [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00394.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Potential Strike Action At Lyttelton Port [1]
  • Union campaign aims to save an industry in crisis [2]
  • Colquhoun Leads Search for NZ’s Best Young Poet [3]
  • Water retailers to receive extra $5.7 million [4]
  • May Day Celebrations [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00159.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00158.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0404/S00094.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0404/S00195.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0404/S00192.htm


    Israeli Forces Kill More Children

    - [Jenin] In the Southwest neighborhood of Jenin, near the Municipality, Israeli special forces assassinated Kamal Toubasi and Said Hardan as they were driving their car. A third casualty, 13 year-old Mohamed Azzouka was killed during the invasion as he was near the scene. See… Jenin: IOF Assassinated Two & Shot Dead Young Boy [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00267.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS HEADLINES

  • UN Human Rights: Where is the reform agenda? [1]
  • Syria Must Release Rights Defender Aktham Nu'ays [2]
  • Haiti: Re-trial of Louis Jodel Chamblain [3]
  • DFAT Expert Supports East Timor’s Maritime Rights [4]
  • March in Biddu Dispersed with Excessive Force [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00272.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00271.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00270.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00269.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00268.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Naked In Nuhaka: Raising Tamariki In A Jihad Vs. Mcworld

    - Am I an oxymoron? Dame Kiri said that all Maori are lazy at home on the dole. That means I'm not really Maori, right? Can a sickly brown liberal ever live up to the standards of the Hongi Snobs? See... Naked In Nuhaka: Back To The Ahi Kaa [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00203.htm


    Stateside: The Take Politics Seriously Down In Colma

    - Despite all the brouhaha about electronic voting, there remains one very strong reason for opposing the solution suggested by some people of providing a paper trail for the voter: it's not called a "receipt" for nothing. See... Stateside with Rosalea: Money In The Bank [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00201.htm


    UQ Wire: Help Let Sibel Edmonds Speak

    - Every once in a while an opportunity to shift the political landscape in radical and transformative ways comes along. See... UQ Wire: A Transparency Opportunity of a Life Time [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00200.htm


    The Inside Story Of The Capitualtion Of California Over BBV

    - Here's what pushed it over the top: California completed its audit of certified versions in use. ONLY ONE county in California was using certified software (Orange County). Even there, significant problems arose. The California secretary of state's office issued a report, which was critical to all vendors but brutal on Diebold. See... Bev Harris: Inside CA's Diebold Decertification [1] (as read via Slashdot.org [2] )


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00199.htm
    [2] - http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=04/04/24/0041235&tid=


    Translated From Hebrew: Like The Germans We Don't Want To Know

    - Former Meretz Leader Shulamit Aloni has established a reputation for her critique of modern Israeli society. She has also been described as the Grand old Lady of the Israeli peace movement. See... Sol Salbe: Like The Germans We Don't Want To Know [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00204.htm


    David Miller: When Life Imitates Art

    - Political debate in the mainstream in the US and UK increasingly resembles the dystopian vision encapsulated in the film the Matrix. Here the reality of human bondage to the system is disguised by a sophisticated virtual reality – the matrix – from which ... See... David Miller: Caught In The Matrix [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00206.htm


    William Rivers Pitt: The Worst Of Iraq Is Still To Come

    - Anyone who believes that April has been the cruelest month of this Iraq war - 111 Americans killed with the total dead now at 718, hundreds upon hundreds of Iraqi civilians killed - should gird themselves for the reality that the worst, the very ... See... Falluja, Najaf & the First Law of Holes [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00207.htm


    Ramzy Baroud: Israel's Latest Mistake

    - Israel’s assassination of Hamas leader Abdelaziz Al-Rantissi on April 17 is a continuation of a costly mistake. See... Assassination Policy Is a Strategic Folly [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00211.htm


    Sonia Nettnin: A Ugandan Child Soldier Speaks Out

    - On the night of October 10, 1996, rebels of the Lord’s Resistance Army broke the windows of St. Mary’s College, in Aboke, Uganda. If the girls did not open the doors, the rebels threatened to throw bombs in the boarding school. See... Ugandan Woman Speaks: ''I Was a Child Soldier'' [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00210.htm


    Cartoons: Chuckmand & Kidd Millennium

    - See... Chuckman Cartoons: Sharon, Bush, Cheney & Coffins [1] and Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Osamarosa [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00209.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00208.htm



    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00275.htm
    ANZAC Day At Gallipoli - Pic. Aust. Defence

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    ANZAC Day 2004

    - New Zealand First defence spokesperson and former soldier Ron Mark stressed the importance today of honouring those who have served and continue to serve in the New Zealand Defence Force. See... Anzac Day, A Time To Honour The Brave [1] MORE: - NZ First - Lest We Forget [2] - ACT - Gerry Eckhoff: Anzac Day: Lest We Forget [3] - ACT - Anzac Day To Be Hijacked Too? [4] IMAGES: - NZDF - ANZAC Day Images: New Zealand Defence Force [5] - ADF - ANZAC Day Images: Australia Around The World [6]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00390.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00392.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00386.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00385.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00277.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0404/S00275.htm


    Lawyers Allocated For Police Inquiry Participants

    - Two lawyers will be made available for complainants and police officers involved in the Commission of Inquiry into Police Misconduct, says Attorney-General Margaret Wilson. See... Legal support for Inquiry participants [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00410.htm


    Hikoi If You Want, But Keep Off The Bridge

    - New Zealand First has called on the Government to tell Police, Auckland and North Shore authorities to stop the foreshore and seabed hïkoi causing traffic chaos on the Auckland Harbour Bridge. See... Hikoi Urged To Bus Over Seabed [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00405.htm


    Politics According To Prebble: The Letter

    - With parliament in recess the country was politically very quiet last week. But in NZ there are now two nations. In the Maori country there is political ferment. See... The Letter - 26 April 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00401.htm


    It Is Easy Being Green – Peter Dunne

    - Green issues belong to all New Zealanders, and not just the tree-huggers who have hijacked them, United Future leader Peter Dunne told a one-day outdoor recreation, conservation and environment symposium in Nelson today. See... Reclaiming outdoors from tree-huggers' embrace [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00400.htm


    Sticks And Stones May Break My Bones…

    - The personal attack on me by New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters, merely demonstrates how acutely aware he is of the appalling shambles he made in his only attempt at being part of a stable, responsible Government, United Future leader, Peter Dunne, said today. See... Paralysis By Analysis [1] and Winston's attack… Peter Dunne: The Lapdog's Lament [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00397.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00391.htm


    Carparking Double Dippers Should Be Banished

    - “Before local bodies introduce parking meters which cancel outstanding time when a motorist leaves the car park, they should examine their ethics,” said New Zealand First transport spokesperson, Peter Brown. See... Councils Must Say No To Double Dip Parking Meters [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00395.htm


    Govt. Accused Of Shelving Treasury Report

    - "It's little wonder the Labour Government has stayed silent about the latest report from Treasury, which confirms its anti-business agenda is damaging our economy," says National Party Deputy Finance spokesman John Key. See... Treasury tells it like it is: Labour should listen [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00408.htm


    NZ And Thailand Study Finds Free Trade Benefits

    - Significantly improved access for New Zealand’s exports to Thailand is expected following the negotiation of a Closer Economic Partnership agreement, according to a joint study conducted by the two governments. See... Study predicts access boost from Thai trade deal [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00407.htm


    New Cop Cars Unveiled

    - The first 10 of an estimated 850 new police vehicles to be bought under a new police vehicle purchase programme were displayed on Parliament's forecourt today. See... Police roll out new vehicles [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00406.htm


    Studying NZ On Air

    - NZ On Air has announced its 2004 research programme to investigate the role and importance of local content on television and radio in New Zealand. See... NZ On Air’s Research Programme for 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00402.htm


    Marian Hobbs To NY And The UN

    - The Environment and Disarmament and Arms Control Minister leaves on Sunday for two meetings at the United Nations after completing a round of ANZAC Day engagements. See... Minister UN bound [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00393.htm

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