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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: Zaoui Refused Bail But TVNZ Granted Right To Interview
NZ Govt Non-Consultation With Maori Tabled At United Nations
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Internationalists Detail Evidence Of Nablus Massacre
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
STORY OF THE WEEK: Remembering 9/11: Truth Movement Marches On

SCOOP COLUMNS:
LINK: Investigation - Bush May Have Ducked Drug Test At TANG
Hard News & Fiona Rae Are There
Watch Daily Video Reports From PJ
What Is The Truth About US Inflation?
Norma Sherry: Whatever Will Be Will Be
Last Century's Colonialism's New Face – Haiti 2004

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Scoop Was In The House
COLUMNS: Richard Worth On Political Correctness
Minor Party Scuffle Over Seabed & Foreshore
Ministers Heading To The Islands In Parliamentary Break
Newman Blames Sliding Property Market On The Govt.
Hide's Barrage On The Maori Party Continues…
Kiwibank Should Get Bigger And Better -Robson
Robson Gives A Thumbs Up To Drink Driving Campaign
Prime Minister Addresses Maoridom
Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees
English Accuses Maharey Of Being Media Driven
Credit Unions To Be Allowed To Grow
Greens Launch GE Free Card Campaign
Submissions Still Sought On Workplace Savings

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00198.htm
Court Of Appeal Splits Over Zaoui Bail

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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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LEAD STORY:
Zaoui Refused Bail But TVNZ Granted Right To Interview

- The Court of Appeal has announced its decisions in two appeal cases related to jailed Algerian security risk certificate recipient Ahmed Zaoui. In a split decision the court voted two to one against allowing Mr Zaoui to be bailed. Justice Hammond dissented. See NEWSFLASH: Zaoui To Stay In Jail [1] & Scoop Images: Court Of Appeal Rules On Zaoui Bail [2] Full text of decisions: Ahmed Zaoui V Attorney-General - CA CA166/04 [3] & Court Of Appeal Decision - TVNZ Zaoui Interview [4] REACTION: - Greens - Release Zaoui now! [5]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00197.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00198.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00174.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00176.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00380.htm


NZ Govt Non-Consultation With Maori Tabled At United Nations

- The NZ government has just tabled a paper on the Draft Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples at the United Nations in Geneva. The breach comes from not consulting with Maori about changes which many Indigenous Peoples have long argued ... See... NZ Govt put on notice at the United Nations [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00164.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Police Put Record Straight On Phillip Edwards Case [1]
  • Owen McShane - Proposed Amendments to the RMA [2]
  • John Rumbiak West Papuan leader to tour NZ [3]
  • WTO: Impact of Domestic Policies on Trade Focus for 04 [4]
  • Witness Systems Enhances IP Recording Software [5]
  • Call to Support Young Workers at Reading Cinemas [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00171.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00169.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00225.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0409/S00209.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0409/S00052.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00161.htm


    INTERNATIONAL NEWS:

    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00220.htm
    Evidence Reports Of Massacre In Nablus Emerge.


    Internationalists Detail Evidence Of Nablus Massacre

    - Nablus Massacre: Evidence of Extra-Judicial Executions - 11 year old girl killed by sniper - 35 injured - 6 Killed in Nablus, 4 in Jenin… Israeli military operations in Nablus and Jenin today have resulted "in the highest Palestinian death toll in the West Bank for months" according to the BBC. See... Nablus: Extra-Judicial Executions Evidence Emerges [1] EARLIER: - UN - UN meet seeks end Israeli occupation of Palestine [2] - PMC - Israeli Troops Assassinate 6 Palestinian Activists [3] - IDF - IDF Chief of General Staff wishes A Happy New Year [4] - IDF - Smuggling tunnel shaft uncovered [5] - ISM - International Solidarity Movement News Update [6] - ISM - Israeli Army Kill Five Men Execution Style [7]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00220.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00230.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00209.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00211.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00210.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00208.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00207.htm


    INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • EU Cooperation With US in War on Terrorism [1]
  • State Dept. Daily Press Briefing for September 16 [2]
  • Sth Africa's nuclear smuggling case gets UN help [3]
  • Lessons of Iraq war underscore importance of UN [4]
  • Powell Interview on Al Arabiya with Lukman Ahmed [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00231.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00229.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00228.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00227.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00226.htm


    STORY OF THE WEEK: Remembering 9/11: Truth Movement Marches On

    - September 11, 2004 was a time of sad remembrance and deep reflection for all Americans. For some, it was also a day to ask for honest answers to troubling questions, as yet unanswered, about the events of 9/11. See... UQ Wire: 9/11 Truth Movement Marches On [1] For much more see… STORY OF THE WEEK: Remembering 9/11 (Part 2) [2] & (Part 1) [3] . See also… 911 Unanswered Questions -Scoop Special Feature '01-'04 [4]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00193.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0409/S00199.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00153.htm
    [4] - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=UnansweredQuestions


    A Suitable Mayor?
    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00182.htm
    A Scoop Audience With Wellington Mayoral Candidate Tim O'Brien

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    LINK: Investigation - Bush May Have Ducked Drug Test At TANG

    - Growing evidence suggests that George W. Bush abruptly left his Texas Air National Guard unit in 1972 for substantive reasons pertaining to his inability to continue piloting a fighter jet. See... Scoop Link: Why Bush Left The Texas National Guard [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00196.htm


    Hard News & Fiona Rae Are There

    - Phillip Layton Edwards, having been convicted of manslaughter rather than the murder of David McNee, has now been sentenced to nine years' jail, with the (relatively unlikely) possibility of parole after four and a half years... See... Public Address 17/09/04 - Pleas, Please [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00195.htm


    Watch Daily Video Reports From PJ

    - KongisKing.Net [1] - produced by the team from Scoop content partner Theonering.net - have achieved a movie fansite publicity coup worthy of the new century. See... Peter Jackson's Video Diary @ www.Kongisking.net [2]


    [1] - http://KongisKing.Net
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00194.htm


    What Is The Truth About US Inflation?

    - The last several US inflation reports, including the CPI and PPI reports and others, were reported as ''low or negative,'' but don’t show the true picture of the US economy, due to outsized subtractions from real inflation numbers. See... US Economic Figures ''Cooked'' Before Election [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00192.htm


    Norma Sherry: Whatever Will Be Will Be

    - I asked the Great Unknown - What will we be. Will we ever grow to be good and gracious souls? And this is what was said, Que sera, sera…. see... Norma Sherry: Que Sera, Sera [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00191.htm


    Last Century's Colonialism's New Face – Haiti 2004

    - A recounting of recent events in Haiti is reminiscent of a statement written by an American Marine private during the first U.S. occupation of Haiti that began in 1915 and lasted nineteen years. See... The Untold Story Of Aristide's Haiti Departure [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00190.htm


    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00194.htm
    Video Reports From Inside The King Kong Shoot

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Scoop Was In The House

    - For Thursday's Q&As see… Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 16 September [1] . For Wednesday's Q&A see... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 15 September [2] . For Tuesday's... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 14 September [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00362.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00329.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00294.htm


    COLUMNS: Richard Worth On Political Correctness

    - Every Government has its brand. This Government will be remembered for its political correctness. The illustrations are legend. Here are three (and I plan to provide more in subsequent issues: See... News Worthy - 17 September 2004 [1] MORE COLUMNS: - ACT - ACT's The Letter [2] - Matt Robson - robson-on-politics 17 September [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00365.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00363.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00373.htm


    Minor Party Scuffle Over Seabed & Foreshore

    - New Zealand First MP Dail Jones says ports companies and recreational users of the foreshore and seabed will be bitterly disappointed by the actions of the United Future Party in failing to make a contribution to the select committee process on the Foreshore & Seabed bill. See... United Future Backflips On Seabed Bill [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00369.htm


    Ministers Heading To The Islands In Parliamentary Break

    - Government ministers will be visiting two Pacific states over the next two weekends. See... Ministers to visit Pacific states [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00378.htm


    Newman Blames Sliding Property Market On The Govt.

    - Property investors and developers trying to figure out just what happened to the property market, and looking for the causes of a looming slide in house prices, need look no further than the blundering Labour Government, ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader Dr Muriel Newman said today. See... Labour's Blundering Lowers House Prices [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00377.htm


    Hide's Barrage On The Maori Party Continues…

    - ACT New Zealand Leader Rodney Hide today noted that Maori Party Co-Leader Dr Pita Sharples says his party is for all New Zealanders and "is not separatist or divisive". See... Maori Party For All NZers? Yeah Right! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00376.htm


    Kiwibank Should Get Bigger And Better -Robson

    - Progressive MP Matt Robson says the dramatic rise in after-tax profit recorded by NZ Post in the year to June 30 points to further investment in its expanding Kiwibank nation-wide retail banking network. See... Big rise in NZ Post profit [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00375.htm


    Robson Gives A Thumbs Up To Drink Driving Campaign

    - Progressive MP Matt Robson is commending the Land Transport Safety Authority's latest education campaign against drinking then driving. See... Ad campaign against drink driving commended [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00374.htm


    Prime Minister Addresses Maoridom

    - Hui Taumata 2005 will celebrate what has been achieved since Mâoridom last gathered formally in this way for a stocktake; and it will focus on how to expand economic pathways to benefit current and future generations. See... PM Speech: Launch of Hui Taumata 2005 [1] and Hui Taumata '05 launched by PM and Sir Paul Reeves [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00372.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00370.htm


    Those Were The Days Of Our Select Committees

    - Committee meetings Eighteen committee meetings were held this week, 16 in the parliamentary complex and 2 in Christchurch. See... Select Committee Business: 10 Sep to 17 Sep 2004 [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00371.htm


    English Accuses Maharey Of Being Media Driven

    - When it comes to tertiary education, Labour’s policy is driven more by media reports and Opposition attacks than by any coherent strategy of their own, says National’s Education spokesman, Bill English. See... Another knee-jerk reaction from Maharey [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00368.htm


    Credit Unions To Be Allowed To Grow

    - Finance Minister Michael Cullen has announced changes to legislation to allow credit unions to grow, increase their membership and modernise. See... Restrictions removed for credit unions [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00366.htm


    Greens Launch GE Free Card Campaign

    - The Green Party has launched the first three cards in a series designed to give the public the opportunity keep the 'GE-Free' pressure on the Government and other decisionmakers. See... Greens launch GE-Free card campaign [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00364.htm


    Submissions Still Sought On Workplace Savings

    - The public and interested parties can now make submissions to the government on savings schemes in the workplace. This follows the presentation of a report prepared for Finance Minister Michael Cullen by the Savings Product Working Group. See... Submissions open on workplace savings scheme [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00379.htm

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