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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: Asthma Awareness Week
Police 'Sick' Culture Inquiry Head Steps Down
Charges Laid In Historic Rotorua Rape Investigation
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SCOOP NEWS REPORTS:
UN War Crimes Tribunal Hands Down Final Charges
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SCOOP COLUMNS:
Dog Biting Men: Tim Selwyn Goes To Court For Sedition
Jim Peron On His 15 Minutes Of Fame
Martin LeFevre: A Surreal Contrast Found In The Hills
Scoop Feedback: Mormons And Mental Health
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OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
National Desperate To Find Economic Failure
Brash Slams New Zealand Brain Drain
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LEAD STORY:
Asthma Awareness Week

[1] - Would anyone allow a bucket of water to be poured into their home every day of the year? The average Kiwi home produces around 10 litres of moisture every day - 3,650 litres a year. Moisture leads to common asthma triggers like mould, with up to 50% of New Zealand homes having serious mould, and many homes being cold and well under World Health Organisation recommended warmth levels. See…Cuba St Bucket Fountain - Asthma Awareness Week [2] MORE:

  • Background - Don't Give Asthma A Home [3]
  • Govt. - Environment Minister supports Asthma Week

  • [1] -
    http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0503/S00071.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0503/S00071.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0503/S00053.htm


    Police 'Sick' Culture Inquiry Head Steps Down

    - The Police Inspector leading the investigation into the Counties Manukau culture has stood aside from the assignment. Inspector Pieter Roozendaal today requested to stand down from the task after media inquiries recalling an incident in the late 1980s where alleged inappropriate humour was involved. See... Inspector Stands Aside From Culture Investigation [1] ALSO: Police Culture Investigation: Submissions Called [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00140.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00139.htm


    Charges Laid In Historic Rotorua Rape Investigation

    - Police arrested three men today for historical sexual offences against two women in Rotorua in the early 1980s. See... Three arrests for historical sexual offences [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00144.htm


    SCOOP IS IN THE HOUSE:

  • Questions for Oral Answer As At Wed, 16 March [1]
  • Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 15 March 2005 [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00336.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00322.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Wellington Navy Ship celebrates 20th birthday [1]
  • Monarchists Applaud Charles' Visit [2]
  • Manufacturing Sales Trend Turns Down [3]
  • Extra vaccination supply welcomed [4]
  • Household Savings - Are We As Rich As We Feel? [5]
  • The Endless Supply of Oil and Other Fairy Tales [6]
  • Will we ever be able to forecast tornadoes? [7]
  • 'Die-In' Marks Two Years Of War In Iraq [8]
  • ignite05 and STAMP III to Make Their Mark on Auck [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00142.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00135.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0503/S00191.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0503/S00070.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0503/S00189.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0503/S00049.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0503/S00048.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00137.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0503/S00103.htm


    SCOOP NEWS REPORTS:

    Global Warming. Scoop Report: Spread Of Disease Linked To Global Warming [1] - Marietta Gross reports that global warming and changes to the earth's environment are accelerating the spread of diseases. These facts have been revealed in the UN Environmental Programme (UNEP). yearbook. “In the nineteen seventies the disease dengue fever was prevalent in nine countries. Today it is found in about 100 countries”, said Marion Cheatle, one of the authors of the yearbook. See... Climate Change Advances Rapid Spread Of Diseases [2] ALSO: Scoop Report: WWF Fears Deglaciation Of Himalaya-Glaciers [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00134.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00134.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00135.htm


    UN War Crimes Tribunal Hands Down Final Charges

    - The United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today handed down its final indictments, charging an ex-Interior Minister of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) and a police officer with war crimes that included murder… See... Yugoslavia: WarCrimes Tribunal Releases Indictment [1] More:

  • European Bank Accord To Settle Bosnia Refugees [2]
  • Outrage Voiced At Attack On Kosovo President [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00262.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00252.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00251.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • U.S. plutonium transport arrives in Normandy [1]
  • Mongolia: report reveals problems of child labour [2]
  • Air Passenger Deaths Lowest In 60 Years [3]
  • Aids Treatment Result In Developing Country Blocks [4]
  • Olympic Commission Inspects Moscow Venues [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00266.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00256.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00254.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00265.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00267.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Dog Biting Men: Tim Selwyn Goes To Court For Sedition

    - On 18 November [1] an axe was lodged in the window of Prime Minister Helen Clark’s Sandringham Road electorate office. After an anonymous tip-off to a radio station, flyers were found on the corner of Ponsonby Road which purported to explain the attack. See... Dog Biting Men: Wedge Politics [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0411/S00230.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00149.htm


    Jim Peron On His 15 Minutes Of Fame

    - Andy Warhol once said everyone will be famous for 15 minutes. I don’t recommend it. See... 15 minutes of fame by Jim Peron [1] MORE:

  • Jim Peron Interviewed On Peters Parlt. Allegations [2]
  • BFM Wire IV - Listen in MP3 format [3]
  • Public Address 10/03/05 - Yet Again [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00136.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00082.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/mp3s/pound,peron-2005-03-10.m3u
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00086.htm


    Martin LeFevre: A Surreal Contrast Found In The Hills

    - The verdant slopes beyond the gorge are adorned with thousands of brilliant orange poppies and deep blue lupines. The swollen creek is over a hundred meters directly below. It wends its way around dark volcanic rocks that look as if they just hardened from their molten state. Above, a procession of clouds of every shape skate across an azure sky. Meditations: A Stark Contrast [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00147.htm


    Scoop Feedback: Mormons And Mental Health

    - I am writing you with regard to the posting: Suzan Mazur: Bush And The Mormons [1] . There are quite a few discrepancies and misleading statements in the above noted posting and I would like to address a few of those here. See... Scoop Feedback: Mormons & Mentally Ill Kids [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0410/S00296.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00139.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • St Molesworth - Top 10 ways Labour plans to lure young NZers back [1]
  • Russell Brown - Public Address 16/03/05 - Good Lives [2]
  • Narconews - Luis Gómez: Malice in the Bolivian Media [3]
  • Green Left Weekly -5500 US Deserters: We Won't Fight In Iraq [4]
  • Sam Smith - Sam Smith: What If Things Are Getting Better? [5]
  • Between The Lines - CT To Become 2nd State to Pass Civil Union Bill [6]
  • Dipta Shah - The Face of a United Nepali Community [7]
  • Kamala Sarup - Maoists and Comprehensive Peace [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00138.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00148.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00146.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00145.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00143.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00142.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00141.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00140.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    National Desperate To Find Economic Failure

    - National Party Finance spokesman John Key says Labour’s economic legacy is now starting to become blindingly obvious to all New Zealanders. “Today the Reserve Bank delivered another set of warnings about the likely slowdown in growth. What we really need is productivity-driven growth not inflation-driven growth. See... Labour’s economic legacy takes hold [1] ALSO:

  • ACT - Hide attacks Cullen for hiding huge surplus [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00348.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00343.htm


    Brash Slams New Zealand Brain Drain

    - That was the front-page headline on last Saturday's Weekend Herald. The article which followed made the point that 24.2% of all New Zealand-born people with a tertiary education now live overseas - and noted that that represents the biggest exodus of ... See... Don Brash Writes: 1/4 Of NZ's Brightest Are Gone [1] ALSO:

  • Govt - Brash – a man without a mission statement [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00342.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00347.htm


    MORE PARLIAMENTARY HEADLINES:

  • Govt - 5 million rollout of successful maths project [1]
  • Govt - Trans-Tasman Accounting Body cross appointments [2]
  • Govt - Standards Council of New Zealand appointments [3]
  • Govt - Relationships Bill step to ending discrimination [4]
  • Govt - DOC to spend $2.7m on Molesworth Station [5]
  • Nats - Bill English stands by homeopathy statement [6]
  • Nats - Brash Speech - DoC threatens high country farming [7]
  • Nats - Report slams King?s PHO strategy [8]
  • NZ First - Peters - Address to Grey Power Meeting Hapai Club [9]
  • NZ First - Health Bureacracy Costs Set To Mushroom [10]
  • Greens - Double-dose vaccine, double-dose risk [11]
  • Greens - Flu Vaccine doesn't contain thiomersal [12]
  • Maori Party - Turia Speech: National Certificate Launch Rotorua [13]
  • ACT - Goff wrong over Ashkenazi visit [14]
  • Progressive Party - Robson on Politics: Right's News Getting Better [15]
  • Progressive Party - Regional NZ interests must be protected [16]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00345.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00337.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00335.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00327.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00331.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00339.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00330.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00325.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00344.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00340.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00333.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00346.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00332.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00324.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00329.htm
    [16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00328.htm

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