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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: BREAKING: A Critical Day In NZ Race Relations (1)
BREAKING: A Critical Day In NZ Race Relations (2)
… Meanwhile Across Town, Richard Prebble Resigns
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Kevin List: Also At The PM's Presser, Zaoui & The SIS
The Latest From Public Address
UQ Wire: BushCheney Appear Before 9/11 Commission (Transript)
Between The Lines: Depleted Uranium Munitions
Martin LeFevre: An Alternative (Better) Future
UQ Wire: Help Let Sibel Edmonds Speak
The Inside Story Of The Capitualtion Of California Over BBV

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Wgtn. Bypass Decision Exhibits Dinosaur Like Thinking - Greens
Coddington Talks About Common Sense
Anderton Seeking Apology From Rodney Hide
Greenhouse Agreement Sought By Fletcher Building
National Seeks Mother's Day Gift For Childless Couples
NZ Funding North Korean Children's Welfare
Chilean President In Town Saturday For State Visit

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5000 Strong Seabed Hikoi Crosses Auckland Harbour Bridge
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00225.htm
A Critical Day In The History Of NZ Race Relations (1)

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
BREAKING: A Critical Day In NZ Race Relations (1)

Seabed Hikoi In Auckland: A Hikoi conservatively estimated at around 5000 strong has made its way across Auckland Harbour Bridge. Low cloud and rain this morning did not dampen the turn out. Those taking part in the Hikoi included Kaumatua, Kuia, the young and old. There was a marked sense of peace and obvious solidarity among those on the Hikoi. See... Scoop Images: Foreshore & Seabed Hikoi In Auckland [1] MORE HIKOI NEWS & VIEWS: - National - George Hawkins Should Act On Hikoi [2] - Police - Arrangements for bridge crossing [3] - Hikoi Schedules - Hikoi Updates [4] - Employers - Hikoi Orgs, V8 Car Racers Should Face Same Law [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00225.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00417.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00167.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00165.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0404/S00202.htm


BREAKING: A Critical Day In NZ Race Relations (2)

Tariana Turia Faces Her Future In Wellington: The following comments were made by the PM Helen Clark at today's 12.10pm PM's press gaggle at Premiere House concerning Tariana Turia and the Seabed and Foreshore issue. Note some questions have been paraphrased. See... Snippets Heard At The Tariana Turia PM's Presser [1] and NEWSFLASH: Turia Still Considering Options - PM (includes image) [2] MORE: - Scoop NEWSFLASH: Tariana Turia Not Speaking Today [3] - Scoop - NEWSFLASH: Seabed Hikoi Reaches Harbour Bridge [4] - Scoop - PM's Presser: Seabed & Foreshore (Part 1) [5] TURIA REACTION: - Don Brash - Helen Clark has no choice [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00223.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00219.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00218.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00215.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00213.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00424.htm


… Meanwhile Across Town, Richard Prebble Resigns

- Richard Prebble has resigned as leader of the ACT party, standing down after a series of poor poll ratings. See... Prebble Resigns As ACT Leader [1] MORE: - Richard Prebble - Richard Prebble to Resign as Leader [2] - Stephen Franks - Prebble To Be Sorely Missed [3] - Catherine Judd - Thank You Richard Prebble [4]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00221.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00422.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00425.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00423.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • NZ to support UNICEF work in North Korea [1]
  • Chilean President to visit New Zealand [2]
  • Potential Strike Action At Lyttelton Port [3]
  • Union campaign aims to save an industry in crisis [4]
  • Colquhoun Leads Search for NZ’s Best Young Poet [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00415.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00414.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00159.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0404/S00158.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0404/S00094.htm


    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0404/S00092.htm
    Extraordinary Images From Nature

    Science And Art Collide - An Angel's Wing?

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Kevin List: Also At The PM's Presser, Zaoui & The SIS

    - It was also revealed that despite the Prime Minister’s recent critical comments concerning the Refugee Status Appeals Authority decision granting Ahmed Zaoui refugee status, she hadn’t actually bothered to read the decision. (And we also have some comment on a story she probably did read.)See... PM's Presser: Zaoui & The SIS (Part 2) [1] . See also... Neazor appointed IG of Intelligence and Security [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00214.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00413.htm


    The Latest From Public Address

    …and on Friday, I went to Wellington. I had a few people I wanted to interview down there, they weren't coming up my way, so Mohammed went to the Mountain. Or the Beehive, which is like a mountain, smaller and with worse carpet... See... Public Address 27/04/04 - Far And Wide [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00222.htm


    UQ Wire: BushCheney Appear Before 9/11 Commission (Transript)

    - Chairman Kean: The Commission will come to order. Welcome, Mr. President and Mr. Vice President. Although, per our agreement, you are not being placed under oath, we expect that your testimony will consist only of the truth. See... UQ Wire: BushCheney Testimony Before 911 Comission [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00227.htm


    Between The Lines: Depleted Uranium Munitions

    - A Health Hazard to Soldiers and Civilians - Interview with Tara Thornton, executive director of the Military Toxics Project, conducted by Melinda Tuhus See... DU Munitions Health Hazard to Soldiers & Civilians [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00226.htm


    Martin LeFevre: An Alternative (Better) Future

    - Does the slow-motion collapse of the international order, greatly accelerated by America’s opening up a black hole in Iraq, present an opportunity to prepare and build a true world order? See... Martin LeFevre: Beyond Bush and American Power [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00224.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=


    Helen Clark Says Turia Still Has Options

    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0404/S00219.htm
    A Critical Day In The History Of NZ Race Relations (2)

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Wgtn. Bypass Decision Exhibits Dinosaur Like Thinking - Greens

    - Green MP and Wellington transport spokesperson Sue Kedgley said Transit's decision to go ahead with the bypass showed it was still locked into a 1960's dinosaur approach to transport problems which modern cities had long since abandoned. See... "Dinosaur" bypass will cheat commuters [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00420.htm


    Coddington Talks About Common Sense

    - I was asked to choose a topic for my speech today and as usual, I left it until the last minute to provide Hewitt Humphrey with the title. Deadline came when I was reading the latest piece of bureaucratic nonsense to cross my desk. See... Commonsense - An Endangered Species? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00418.htm


    Anderton Seeking Apology From Rodney Hide

    - Opposition MP Rodney Hide owes an apology to the country's trade promotion agency after one of his latest hastily put-together statements. See... Mr Hide owes apology to NZ trade promotion agency [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00416.htm


    Greenhouse Agreement Sought By Fletcher Building

    - "Negotiated Greenhouse Agreements (NGAs) are a key element of New Zealand's climate change policy, says the Convenor of the Ministerial Group on Climate Change, Pete Hodgson." See... Fletcher Bldg. seeks Negotiated Greenhouse Agmnt. [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00421.htm


    National Seeks Mother's Day Gift For Childless Couples

    - National's Health spokeswoman, Dr Lynda Scott, is calling on the Government to give an early Mother's Day gift to childless couples struggling to get fertility treatment. See... Mother's Day A Tough Time For Childless Couples [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00419.htm


    NZ Funding North Korean Children's Welfare

    - NZ to support UNICEF work in North Korea New Zealand is providing NZ$540,000 to the United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, for its programme in North Korea, says Foreign Minister Phil Goff. See... NZ to support UNICEF work in North Korea [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00415.htm


    Chilean President In Town Saturday For State Visit

    - The President of Chile, Ricardo Lagos, will arrive in New Zealand on Sunday for a three-day state visit, Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today. See... Chilean President to visit New Zealand [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0404/S00414.htm

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