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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: Labour Releases Party List: Maryan Street And Shane Jones Prominent Placements
Scoop Photo Essay and Report Auckland: Police Square Off With 300 Anti-U.S. Occupation Protesters
Prime Minister To Meet Pacific Heads in Auckland Over Pacific Plan
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Scoop Report: Unidentified Ebola-Type Disease Infects Angolan Children
Scoop Report:Scientists Discover Aggressive Strain Of HIV
Rural Australians Welcome Release Of Detained Refugees
Palestine Militants Agree To Calm/Power Deal
MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Hard News & More Is There!
Rosalea Barker: Urban Gardens & Machine Gunnery
Ramzy Baroud: Baghdad Before & After
MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:
This Week Is Holy Week - Katya Rivas’s Passion

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Peters Accuses National Of Plagiarism
Greens Say NZ Ought To Gove Mordechai Vanunu A Passport
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LEAD STORY:
Labour Releases Party List: Maryan Street And Shane Jones Prominent Placements

Shane JonesMaryan Street [1] Despite Wellington fog causing delays and a change of city for the Labour Party list conference, the selection itself, whilst hard fought, was conducted with good humour and respect, according to Labour Party President Mike Williams. In a well signaled move, Waitangi Fisheries Tribunal Chairman Shane Jones was parachuted into the ranks of sitting MPs at number 27. Employment Relations Manager Maryan Street was also ranked amidst the Caucus members at position 36 on the list. See... Talented Kiwis dominate Labour list [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00439.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00439.htm


Scoop Photo Essay and Report Auckland: Police Square Off With 300 Anti-U.S. Occupation Protesters

Scoop image: GPJA Iraq
Invasion Protest, Auckland: March 19 2005.Auckland - Selwyn Manning reports that a march against the United States' occupation of Iraq (and ANZ bank's involvement in Iraq banking) led to a stand off between several hundred protesters and police in Auckland on Saturday (March 19 05). Three people were arrested by police for allegedly blocking Queen Street. See... Anti-U.S. Occupation Protest Faces Off With Police [1] ALSO:

  • Indymedia Aotearoa: 1 indymedia.org.nz [2] - 2 indymedia.org.nz [3]
  • GPJA Protest Mon, Tues, Wed - "A Funeral For Democracy" [4]
  • GPJA Complaint to Commissioner over Police Tactics [5]
  • INTERNATIONAL:
  • Scott Galindez - Media Downplay Historic Day of Anit-War Protests [6] - 1 indymedia.org.uk [7] - 2 indymedia.org.uk [8] - 3 indymedia.org.uk [9] - 4 indymedia.org.uk [10] - 5 nyc.indymedia [11] - Italy 1 italy.indymedia [12] - Italy 2 italy.indymedia [13]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00180.htm
    [2] - http://indymedia.org.nz/newswire/display/30356/index.php
    [3] - http://indymedia.org.nz/newswire/display/30311/index.php
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00181.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00180.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00191.htm
    [7] - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/03/307107.html
    [8] - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/03/307092.html
    [9] - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/03/307113.html
    [10] - http://www.indymedia.org.uk/en/2005/03/307050.html
    [11] - http://nyc.indymedia.org/newswire/display/145542/index.php
    [12] - http://italy.indymedia.org/news/2005/03/755392.php
    [13] - http://italy.indymedia.org/news/2005/03/755420.php


    Prime Minister To Meet Pacific Heads in Auckland Over Pacific Plan

    - Prime Minister Helen Clark will host a meeting on the Pacific Plan in Auckland on Wednesday. Helen Clark, Samoan Prime Minister and Forum chair Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi, Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Sir Michael Somare, Marshall Islands President Kessai Note, and Pacific Forum Secretary-General Greg Urwin form the group tasked by the Pacific Islands Forum to oversee the plan’s development. See... PM and Pacific leaders to meet [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00443.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Indonesian President to visit NZ [1]
  • NZ Increases Support To UN AIDS Programme [2]
  • Police looking for third man in kidnapping case [3]
  • Elderly being targeted for Credit Card theft [4]
  • Lomu To Spearhead Fundraiser For Special Olympics [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00445.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00428.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0503/S00126.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0503/S00189.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0503/S00125.htm


    Scoop Report: Unidentified Ebola-Type Disease Infects Angolan Children

    - Marietta Gross reports that a disease similar to Ebola has been detected in Angola that effects children as opposed to adults. In past three months 39 people in Angola have succumbed to the anonymous disease that has mainly affected children over the age of five. See... Mysterious Disease Similar To Ebola Infects Young [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00197.htm


    Scoop Report:Scientists Discover Aggressive Strain Of HIV

    - Marietta Gross reports that scientists have examined an HI-Virus which is resistant against most drugs and leads faster that other forms of the virus to the low immunity disease AIDS. In February the case of an HIV-infection was revealed in New York which led exceptionally rapidly to AIDS and didn’t respond to common therapies. See... Aggressive HIV Strain Advances Onslaught Of AIDS [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00198.htm


    Rural Australians Welcome Release Of Detained Refugees

    Scoop File Image: Refugees
detained by Australia.A national conference for the group Rural Australians for Refugees this weekend coincided with the announcement that long-term detainees in immigration detention may be allowed to live in the community while their visa applications are being processed. Long-term detainees in immigration detention include many people who have professional work skills and people who would be very happy to work and live in rural and regional Australia. See... Release Of Long-Term Detainees Welcomed [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00345.htm


    Palestine Militants Agree To Calm/Power Deal

    Palestine's factions agree to
calm.GAZA - Palestinian factions meeting in Cairo today agreed to an extended period of calm with Israel, but conditioned it with an Israeli commitment to cease the aggression. A statement issued by the factions following the inter-Palestinian dialogue asserted that they have agreed to continue the current atmosphere of calm in return for a reciprocal halt to all forms of aggression and a release of Palestinian prisoners. See... Palestinian Factions Agree to Period of Calm [1] ALSO:Detainees Should be Brought to Australia [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00322.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00346.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Pakistan Shrine Bombers Must Be Brought To Justice [1]
  • $50 Million to Aceh! Where is the other $950M? [2]
  • Australia’s $1b tsunami aid package forgets Acheh [3]
  • Proposal Against ICC In Darfur Undermines Justice [4]
  • Croatia: Impunity For War Crimes Must End [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00337.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00332.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00326.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00318.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0503/S00316.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Hard News & More Is There!

    - The rumour is that Campbell Live has a killer story lined up for its launch programme on TV3 tonight - which is, of course, exactly the sort of rumour you'd want to be circulating at this juncture... See... Public Address 21/03/05 - Going Live [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00195.htm


    Rosalea Barker: Urban Gardens & Machine Gunnery

    - It is the first day of spring, and today in Berkeley, California, there will be a memorial service for Karl Linn, a landscape architect who died at the age of 81 on February 3. See... Stateside: Karl R. Linn's Secret Garden [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00194.htm


    Ramzy Baroud: Baghdad Before & After

    - I visited Baghdad as a reporter a few years before the US invasion. There were posters and statues of the ousted President Saddam Hussein everywhere. But not one checkpoint. See... A Series Of Unfortunate Events, The Iraq Edition [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00183.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • Masalai i tokaut - PNG Forestry: Sold Into Slavery [1]
  • John Roughan - John Roughan: A Solomons Future [2]
  • Am Johal - Heroin Prescription Program Introduced in Canada [3]
  • Mark Drolette - The Benefits Of A Deep Message, Er, Massage [4]
  • Uri Avnery - Uri Avnery: Remember What? Remember How? [5]
  • Genevieve Cora Fraser - Arab Jews in Palestine Before Israel [6]
  • Ray McGovern - Ray McGovern: The Intelligence Made Me Do It [7]
  • John Chuckman -Nightmare Vision Of North America [8]
  • Norman Solomon - Why Iraq Withdrawal Makes Sense [9]
  • Kamala Sarup - Kamala Sarup: Economic Impact of HIV/AIDS [10]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00188.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00187.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00193.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00192.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00189.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00186.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00185.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00184.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00182.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00181.htm


    This Week Is Holy Week - Katya Rivas’s Passion

    - Through Holy Week 2005 Scoop will be publishing a serialisation of Katya Rivas’s “The Passion” – each edition will include links to five parts of the book as serialised in Lent 2004 . See... Holy Week 2005: Katya Rivas' The Passion (1-5) [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0503/S00190.htm


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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Peters Accuses National Of Plagiarism

    - Rt Hon Winston Peters has described National’s policy on youth justice as very familiar and says large chunks have been taken straight off the New Zealand First website. Mr Peters said that once again Don Brash’s speech has been borrowed from the only party really in touch with the serious issues confronting New Zealand and has unashamedly plagiarised New Zealand First’s ‘three strikes and you’re out’ policy. See... National Policy Pure Plagiarism - Peters [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00432.htm


    Greens Say NZ Ought To Gove Mordechai Vanunu A Passport

    - A passport from nuclear-free New Zealand would offer Israeli whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu the path to freedom that he deserves, Green MP Keith Locke says. He wants the New Zealand Government to offer Mr Vanunu a passport in recognition of his continued persecution for exposing Israel’s nuclear weapons programme 18 years ago. See... Give Israeli Nuclear Whistleblower a Kiwi Passport [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00410.htm


    MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES:

  • Govt - Anderton: Needle exchanges effective HIVprevention [1]
  • Govt - Three Kakapo Chicks Bred And Counting [2]
  • Govt - New $3 million Mid Canterbury primary school [3]
  • Govt - New Zealand Increases Aid to UN [4]
  • Govt - "Amnesia" shows Bill English cannot be trusted [5]
  • Nats - Kirk Speech CanterburyWestland Regional Conference [6]
  • Nats - Brash: Saving a generation of young people [7]
  • Nats - ‘Killer road’ claims another life [8]
  • Nats - Brownlee Speech: A great time to be in National [9]
  • Nats - Don Brash Speech: needs National to fix welfare [10]
  • Nats - Déjà vu in NCEA ‘05 says Bill English [11]
  • Nats - Consult the industry before any bans - Connell [12]
  • Nats - Mallard should explain intent of State Sector Act [13]
  • United Future - Govt Must Disown ‘Hate Speech Law’ Right Now [14]
  • United Future - MARC MY WORDS – 21 March 2005 [15]
  • NZ First - NZ First Pledges Action On Young Thugs [16]
  • Green - Minimum wage rise far too little [17]
  • ACT - Newman On-Line: Pulling the Wool Over Our Eyes [18]
  • ACT - Labour doing all it can to control our TV [19]
  • ACT - A youth justice checklist [20]
  • Progressive Party - Anderton Opens Development Conference [21]
  • Progressive Party - UK Labour's Cannabis Policy Under Review [22]
  • Maori Party - Turia Speech to Maori Media Awards 2005 [23]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00411.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00433.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00430.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00428.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00422.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00412.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00426.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00420.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00418.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00417.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00416.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00415.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00414.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00431.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00423.htm
    [16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00421.htm
    [17] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00427.htm
    [18] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00413.htm
    [19] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00434.htm
    [20] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00429.htm
    [21] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00425.htm
    [22] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00424.htm
    [23] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0503/S00419.htm

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