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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Was In The House
LEAD STORY: Scoop Exclusive: SIS Launched Covert Operation Investigating Maori Party and Associated Networks
BREAKING NEWS: SIS Asked To Produce Zaoui Evidence
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Yasser Arafat Is Dead
U.S. President GW Bush Nominates Texan Mate For Attorney General
INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Scoop Is In The Supreme Court For The Zaoui Bail Hearing
Insight: Should You Be Concerned About Our Meningococcal Vax?
STORY OF THE WEEK: American Coup II: C.D. Sludge
American Coup II: Complete Exit Polls Confirm Bloggers Suspicions

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Govt Announces Record Low Unemployment Rate
Unknown Warrior Now Rests Back Home
More Secret Than The SIS: What’s Really On The Labour Conference Agenda?
United: Hey Tax Cuts Were Our Idea!
Is The Teachers’ Council In Disarray?
United Say Greens Backed GM Bill
The White Crosses Should Stay
Why Parliament Must Act On Youth Booze and Drugs
Where Has All Our Money Gone?
Tokelau and NZ Reach Agreement On Self-Determination
PM’s Speech To Arts Foundation Winners

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Tomb of the Unknown Warrior Eulogy - Dame Silvia Cartwright


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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS

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Scoop Was In The House

- For Wednesday's questions & answers See... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer - 10 Nov. 2004 [1] . Also: Tuesday's... Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 9 November 2004 [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00241.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00215.htm

LEAD STORY:
Scoop Exclusive: SIS Launched Covert Operation Investigating Maori Party and Associated Networks

- By Selwyn Manning: Intelligence sources have revealed the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (SIS) has launched a major covert operation investigating the Maori Party, Tariana Turia, its members, networks and associates. See... Intel Sources Say SIS Investigating Maori Party [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00144.htm


BREAKING NEWS: SIS Asked To Produce Zaoui Evidence

- The Director of Security and Intelligence, Richard Woods may be asked to re-focus his evidence for the purpose of a bail hearing for detained refugee Ahmed Zaoui. See... Zaoui Supreme Court Detention Hearing Newsflash [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00143.htm


MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • PM's Address: Memorial Service for Unknown Warrior [1]
  • Tokelau, NZ agree on steps to self-determination [2]
  • Church Says Sex, Race and Religion Unstable Cocktail? [3]
  • Greens: Crosses better than billboards at saving lives [4]
  • Concert For Suffering Children To Be Held In Wgtn [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00251.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00243.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00102.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00249.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0411/S00081.htm


    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00271.htm
    Yasser Arafat Is Dead

    Yasser Arafat Is Dead

    - Yasser Arafat was respected by Palestinians as a leader who symbolised their long search for statehood and independence, although he was regarded by many in the West as deeply flawed, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said today. See... Death of Yasser Arafat [1] ALSO: - Progressive's Robson - Democratic elections best way forward in Palestine [2] - Greens - Arafat leaves legacy of hope to his people [3] - Aljazeera Link - Yasser Arafat Dies


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00271.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00272.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00269.htm


    U.S. President GW Bush Nominates Texan Mate For Attorney General

    - President George W. Bush announces his nomination of White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales to succeed John Ashcroft as the next U.S. Attorney General during a press conference in the Roosevelt Room Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004... See... Bush Nominates Gonzales For Attorney General [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00122.htm


    INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Amnesty NZ Says Attacks On Darfur Camps Must Stop [1]
  • Gaza: Two Civilians Killed and Others Arrested [2]
  • Timor-Leste Not Yet Fully Self-Sufficient [3]
  • Progress Against Sexual Exploitation In Asia - UN [4]
  • Central African Republic: Hundreds raped neglected [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00121.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00120.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00119.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00117.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00113.htm


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    Scoop Presents Steven Gray's DVD Reviews

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Scoop Is In The Supreme Court For The Zaoui Bail Hearing

    - ven though a recent Court of Appeal decision regarding detained Algerian refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, allowed the New Zealand government to alter immigration regulations and move Mr Zaoui from his nearly two years of penal detention, there has been no sign whatsoever this is going to happen. See... Supreme Court To Decide If Zaoui Rots In Jail [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00138.htm


    Insight: Should You Be Concerned About Our Meningococcal Vax?

    - New Zealanders will be familiar with Chiron Corporation – It is the company overseeing our meningococcal B vaccine (MeNZB™) trials. They are also manufacturing the vaccine and selling it back to our government. Aside from the conflicts of interest inherent in this arrangement, Chiron’s problems in North America and Brazil surfaced after New Zealand experts, prior to the approval of the MeNZB™ vaccine, had expressed concerns. See... Insight: Biology Of A Meningococcal Vax Company [1] ALSO: Ministry Of Health - Epidemic Of Meningococcal Disease Continues [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00140.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0411/S00036.htm


    STORY OF THE WEEK: American Coup II: C.D. Sludge

    - In This Edition: Monday Was Stolen Election Action Day : Show Me The Votes or Where Did George Suddenly Get 11 Million New Friends : Thinking The Unthinkable – If We Vote Fraud Theorists Are Correct : & Much More See... Sludge Report #164 - Vote Fraud 2004 - WTF!!! [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00124.htm


    American Coup II: Complete Exit Polls Confirm Bloggers Suspicions

    - " In the 12 critical states (CO,FL,MI,MN,NE,NV,NH,NM,OH,PA,WI,IA) the average discrepancy was a 2.5% red shift (= total movement of 5.0%), nearly twice that in the safe states. " - Jonathan Simon See... 47 State Exit Poll Analysis Confirms Swing Anomaly [1] MORE: AMERICAN COUP II – SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE - http://scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=usacoup


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00142.htm



    http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00138.htm
    Ahmed Zaoui's Lawyer Deborah Manning At The Supreme Court


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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Govt Announces Record Low Unemployment Rate

    - Unemployment has fallen to 3.8 per cent, with a record 2,022,000 New Zealanders now employed. See... Govt: Unemployment falls to 3.8 per cent [1] ALSO: - Progressive’s Robson - Unemployment rate collapses to 3.8% [2] - United Future - Turner: Unemployment figures hide disturbing trend [3] - ACT - Cullen Confirms Average Household $1,740 Worse Off [4] - Auckland Chamber Of Commerce - Employer Flexibility Required [5] - Industry Training Federation of New Zealand - Higher employment means more workplace learning [6]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00253.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00252.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00257.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00256.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00163.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00162.htm


    Unknown Warrior Now Rests Back Home

    - We are here today to honour a warrior who has lain for close to 90 years in foreign soil, and who has now been called back to serve his country once more. See... PM's Address: Memorial Service for Unknown Warrior [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00251.htm


    More Secret Than The SIS: What’s Really On The Labour Conference Agenda?

    - "It's the banned agenda that the public want to know about, but which the Prime Minister is desperately trying not to talk about at this weekend's Labour Party conference," says National Party Deputy Leader Gerry Brownlee. See... Labour's Conference Blacklist [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00259.htm


    United: Hey Tax Cuts Were Our Idea!

    - A number of political parties have been sounding off about the virtue of tax cuts. United Future led the charge with the proposal to link tax rates to inflation to stop the swelling of Government coffers due to bracket creep. See... Marc My Words: Are You Pleased To See Me [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00258.htm


    Is The Teachers’ Council In Disarray?

    - ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington today called on Education Minister Trevor Mallard to explain why the Teachers' Council is advertising for yet another chief executive - its fourth in just over a year. See... Teachers' Council CEO's Exit Must Be Explained [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00254.htm


    United Say Greens Backed GM Bill

    - The Greens have sold their supporters down the river with their support helping pass the Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Bill, which includes allowing for research into genetic modification of people, into law last night, United Future’s Judy Turner ... See... Greens more interested in plants than people [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00250.htm


    The White Crosses Should Stay

    - Green MP, Jeanette Fitzsimons is calling on Transit New Zealand to review its decision to remove white crosses from the side of motorways. See... Crosses better than billboards at saving lives [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00249.htm


    Why Parliament Must Act On Youth Booze and Drugs

    - MISUSE OF DRUGS AMENDMENT BILL (NO 3) It is good to take part in a debate where there is almost a unanimity in the House with regard to this most important issue that faces our nation — the abuse of drugs and of alcohol, which has come in to the debate. See... Why Govt Acted Against Youth Binge Drinking [1] ALSO: Anderton address on Misuse of Drugs SOP [2] - Attempt to stymie action on drugs fails [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00248.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00247.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00246.htm


    Where Has All Our Money Gone?

    - ACT New Zealand Leader Rodney Hide today said updated figures released by Finance Minister Michael Cullen explained why hardworking Kiwis are feeling squeezed. See... No Wonder Working Kiwis Are Feeling Squeezed [1] ALSO: Time For Action On Local Govt Funding [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00245.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00244.htm


    Tokelau and NZ Reach Agreement On Self-Determination

    - Tokelau, NZ agree on steps toward self-determination Agreement on Tokelau’s further political evolution, and the process to be followed, was reached during a meeting with the territory's Council for Ongoing Government Wednesday afternoon, says Foreign ... See... Tokelau, NZ agree on steps to self-determination [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00243.htm


    PM’s Speech To Arts Foundation Winners

    - E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu, tena koutou katoa. Good evening to Richard Cathie and fellow trustees of the Arts Foundation, fellow members of Parliament, Wellington Mayor Kerry Prendergast, distinguished artists, ladies and gentlemen, ... See... PM's Address To Arts Foundation Laureate Awards [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00242.htm

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