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Don McGlashan Plays For Ahmed Zaoui - Saturday

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY:
Selwyn Manning In Samoa: Nauru On The Agenda
Parliament To Condemn Anti-Semitism Following Graveyard Vandalism
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Reader Opinion: A Proposal To End War

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Tariana Turia Talks To Scoop's Kevin List
Foreign Students Out Of Pocket As Immigration Agent Skips Country
Simon Pound: A Wet Old Time Expected At Zaoui Vigil
Hard News Is There!
Scoop's Great Big Images Of Wellington
Mary Pitt: Prelude To Martial Law?
Toni Solo: Disappearing The Right To Development
Daniel Patrick Welch: Live (sort of) from Boston
Marjorie Cohn: Modern Ballot Box Stuffing
Scoop Was In The House

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Call For Witchhunt Into Witchhunt
GE Babies To Be Banned – Greens Happy
Huge P Importation Bust Welcomed By Minister
Hate Speech Inquiry Welcomed By Goff
Wellington Tourism Attractions Get $$$
Contract Signed For Project Protector
Wellington University Merger Consultations Begin
NZ First Concerned At Foreign Nurse Reliance
Gold Mine Ban Lifting A Betrayal For Coromandel – Fitzsimons
Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees
Capital SOE Power Price Rises Surprise National's Roger Sowry
English Not Satisfied With CPIT COOL Report
Tamihere Talks Seabed And Foreshore
Politicians Columns: Marc My Words
Scampi Finally Enters The Fisheries Management Regime

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Selwyn Manning Is In Samoa At The Pacific Island Forum

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
Selwyn Manning In Samoa: Nauru On The Agenda

-Leaders of Pacific nations are gathering in Apia, Western Samoa to attend 2004’s Pacific islands Forum and high on the agenda will be how the region’s nations ought to help resolve Nauru’s impending bankruptcy. See... Pacific Islands Forum To Consider Nauru Crisis [1] & Watch Scoop over the Weekend for breaking news from the Pacific Island Forum.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00062.htm


Parliament To Condemn Anti-Semitism Following Graveyard Vandalism

- Ethnic Affairs Minister Chris Carter is to seek a statement from New Zealand’s Parliament condemning anti-Semitism following a second attack on a Jewish cemetery in Wellington last night. See... Carter to seek anti-semitism declaration [1] MORE: - United Future - Dunne deplores cemetery vandalism [2] - Greens - Greens condemn racist outrage [3] - Govt - Grave vandalism totally unacceptable - Cullen [4] - National Council Of Women - Violations to Jewish graves [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00142.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00140.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00139.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00119.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00077.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Democrats: What Distribution Of Wealth? [1]
  • Wages Fail to Reflect Acute Skills [2]
  • Waitakere Peace City Concert [3]
  • Image: Tail Docking Is To Avoid Injuries Like This [4]
  • Enrol to vote in the local authority elections [5]
  • Key aged care conference begins in Auckland [6]
  • Tight Labour Market Pressures Wage Rates [7]
  • Inspirational Wanganui botanist wins award [8]
  • Australia, NZ, USA Allied To Fight Illegal Fishing [9]
  • War Crimes Trial Victoria Square, ChCh Aug. 7 [10]
  • Designing a better urban future for New Zealand [11]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00062.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00076.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00075.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00074.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00073.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00068.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00067.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00066.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00064.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00061.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00123.htm

    Reader Opinion: A Proposal To End War

    - In recent times many of us have been in despair at the state of International relations, almost at the point of giving up hope. We feel this way because we see no action that is simple and effective enough to offer real hope of ending the madness all around us - the madness of global wars that we have been living through for the past hundred years. But what if there were a simple solution? See... A Simple Action That Can Bring World Peace Now [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00071.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Tariana Turia Talks To Scoop's Kevin List

    - Tariana Turia was with Labour from 1996 till 2004. During her time in Government, she served as Associate Minister of Health, Associate Minister of Housing, Associate Minister of Social Services and Associate Minister of Maori Affairs. See... An Audience With The Maori Party's Tariana Turia [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00063.htm


    Foreign Students Out Of Pocket As Immigration Agent Skips Country

    - A Christchurch based Immigration Agent ''South of the Equator'' in the suburb of Riccarton has skipped the country after stealing half a million dollars from 20-23 Chinese students who paid the agent to apply for fake work permits and visas. See... Immigration Agent Skips NZ After Stealing $500k [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00067.htm


    Simon Pound: A Wet Old Time Expected At Zaoui Vigil

    - Tomorrow sees a free Zaoui concert happening at the Cityside Baptist Church at the top of Mt Eden Road. The afternoon kicks off at 3 30 and Don McGlashan will be playing. There will be poetry too, perhaps even a reading of a poem Zaoui wrote. See... Simon Pound: Lifejackets Optional [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00066.htm


    Hard News Is There!

    - Student politics, as we all know, is a strange business. But it got more curious this week with the election, by a margin of a couple of hundred votes, of Greg Langton as president of the Auckland University Students Association... See... Public Address 06/08/04 - Uncharitable [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00064.htm


    Scoop's Great Big Images Of Wellington

    - Images of Wellington taken from Wrights Hill on a recent stunning day in the capital. The images are taken with Scoop's new Fuji S7000 camera. Click on images for big versions. See... Images: You Can't Beat Wellington On A Good Day [1] and Images: Scoops Great Big Picture Of Wellington [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00061.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00060.htm


    Mary Pitt: Prelude To Martial Law?

    - According to recent news reports, the Chief of Police in Washington D.C. has been upset by the traffic changes, street closures, and stop-and-search orders that have been issued by the White House in the name of ''Homeland Security'' without prior ... See... The Ultimate Answer To ''Security'' Problems [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00065.htm


    Toni Solo: Disappearing The Right To Development

    - An unconvincing but resonant tale, Bluebeard's Castle: A beautiful young woman marries a strange but captivating aristocrat: Before leaving on a journey, her new husband entrusts her with a magic key to a locked room. See... Toni Solo: Bluebeard's Castle [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00070.htm


    Daniel Patrick Welch: Live (sort of) from Boston

    - The hype and hysteria reached even the sleepy North Shore of Boston. In the weeks leading up to the summer's seminal event in The Big City, local police chiefs were predicting endless commutes and near-constant gridlock. See... Daniel Patrick Welch: Empty Platform, Empty Town [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00069.htm


    Marjorie Cohn: Modern Ballot Box Stuffing

    - Democracy requires consent of the governed. Consent is measured by the results of fair and free elections. The midwives of our democracy were the founders who made the Revolution, and the leaders of the Civil Rights Movement that gave birth to The Voting Rights Act of 1964. See... Modern Ballot Box Stuffing: Can We Trust Team Bush [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00068.htm



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    Don McGlashan Plays For Ahmed Zaoui - Saturday

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Scoop Was In The House

    - For Thursday's questions and answers see... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 5 August 2004 [1] . For Wednesday's see… Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 4 August 2004 [2] . For Tuesday's see...Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 3 August 2004 [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00115.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00080.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00058.htm


    Call For Witchhunt Into Witchhunt

    - Green MP Metiria Turei today called for the Maori Affairs select committee to conduct an inquiry into the recent accusations by Labour Government ministers against a Maori public servant. See... Greens call for inquiry over Ministers' behaviour [1] MORE: - Tamihere - No double standard for Maori public servants [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00124.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00114.htm


    GE Babies To Be Banned – Greens Happy

    - The Green Party is delighted that its recommendations to prohibit the genetic engineering of human beings has been adopted in the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology (HART) bill, Green MP Sue Kedgley said today. See... GE babies banned - problems remain with HART bill [1] MORE: - Govt - Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00129.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00120.htm


    Huge P Importation Bust Welcomed By Minister

    - This Government is determined to stop P at the border and to tackle the social problems caused by methamphetamine use and manufacture. See... You've got it - we'll confiscate it [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00143.htm


    Hate Speech Inquiry Welcomed By Goff

    - Justice Minister Phil Goff today welcomed a bipartisan initiative from the Government Administration Select Committee to hold an inquiry into hate speech. See... Goff welcomes hate speech inquiry [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00136.htm


    Wellington Tourism Attractions Get $$$

    - Two Wellington tourist attractions today received grants totalling $96,000 from Tourism Minister Mark Burton to upgrade facilities. Local MP, Hon Marian Hobbs, accompanied the Minister. See... Tourism grants for two Wellington attractions [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00135.htm


    Contract Signed For Project Protector

    - The Ministers of Defence and Finance announced on 30 July that the contract had been signed between the Government and ship builders Tenix Limited for the construction of seven new ships to be operated by the Navy. See... Project Protector [1] . See also NZDF... New Ships Contract Welcomed [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00134.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00059.htm


    Wellington University Merger Consultations Begin

    - Education Minister Trevor Mallard and Associate Education (Tertiary Education) Minister Steve Maharey today announced the start of consultation on the proposed merger of Wellington College of Education and Victoria University of Wellington from 1 January ... See... Consultation begins on proposed merger [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00138.htm


    NZ First Concerned At Foreign Nurse Reliance

    - An international study showing that 23 per cent of New Zealand nurses are trained elsewhere should be of grave concern to the Minister of Health, said New Zealand First’s health spokesperson Barbara Stewart. See... Nursing Situation Critical [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00137.htm


    Gold Mine Ban Lifting A Betrayal For Coromandel – Fitzsimons

    - Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says yesterday's Environment Court ruling to lift the ban on gold mining in the Coromandel means local people face years of uncertainty and hard work to protect their unique environment and tourist and fishing industries. See... Coromandel community let down by court and council [1] MORE: - ACT - Call For Commonsense In Coromandel [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00132.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00131.htm


    Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees

    - Seventeen committee meetings were held this week, 16 in the parliamentary complex and one in Auckland. See... Select Committee Business: 30 July - 6 August 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00130.htm


    Capital SOE Power Price Rises Surprise National's Roger Sowry

    - National Party Energy spokesman Roger Sowry says he is "surprised" by Genesis Energy's decision to increase power prices for 77,000 Wellington customers. See... Minister must be comfortable with power price rise [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00128.htm


    English Not Satisfied With CPIT COOL Report

    - More polytechnics should be investigated after revelations of a funding scam involving millions of dollars at Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, says National's Education spokesman, Bill English. See... Minister must widen polytech slush fund scrutiny [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00127.htm


    Tamihere Talks Seabed And Foreshore

    - "Thank you for inviting me to speak at your conference and for your warm welcome. The coast and a few issues relating to it have certainly attracted more than a little attention in recent times." See... Tamihere: Maori and the coast [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00126.htm


    Politicians Columns: Marc My Words

    - In the last week we have been flooded by cases that put the spotlight on our flawed criminal justice system. Our appetiser on the week's criminal menu started with 48 year-old Jo-Anne Mary Rhodes. See... Marc My Words: Maybe it's time to give up [1] MORE COLUMNS: - Deborah Coddington's Liberty Belle: 6 Aug 2004 [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00125.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00121.htm


    Scampi Finally Enters The Fisheries Management Regime

    - Fisheries minister David Benson-Pope has welcomed the introduction of scampi into New Zealand's world recognised Quota Management System. See... Parliament Introduces Scampi Into QMS [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00116.htm

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