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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: Scoop Report: PM Shares Gallipoli With Future King Whilst Aussie PM Eats Snarlers
Peters Warns Nats Ready To Steal His Immigration Policies
Hide Hunts Beehive For Doone's Back Stabber
Meningococcal Vaccine Effectiveness For Babys Debated (continued)
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Amnesty Condemns Stoning Of Afghan Woman
MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Investigation: America's Religious Right
Thousands Of Ozzie Camels To Be Culled
Is It Possible To Change The System When You Are The System?
MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Suicide Prevention Pushed By Anderton
Peters’ Pronouncments About Asian Immigration Signal Election Year Underway
Former Lieutenant Astonished At Baby Boomers Military Pronouncements
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LEAD STORY:
Scoop Report: PM Shares Gallipoli With Future King Whilst Aussie PM Eats Snarlers

[1] Scoop's Selwyn Manning is on tour around Turkey and has been busy snapping royalty, heads of state, and plenty of ordinary punters at Gallipoli. See...Scoop Images: Prince Charles At Chunuk Bair [2] , Chunuk Bair Memorial [3] & ANZAC Dawn Service [4]

  • FULL COVERAGE: Gallipoli [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00257.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00257.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00258.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00255.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/features/?s=fc


    Peters Warns Nats Ready To Steal His Immigration Policies

    - Near the end of a speech by Rt Hon Winston Peters to members of Grey Power Hastings Districts, Mr Peters raised the spectre of immigrants building ghettos in South Auckland and warned that National would be borrowing NZ First's immigration policies in the near future. See… Peters - “It’s The Vision Thing” [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00538.htm


    Hide Hunts Beehive For Doone's Back Stabber

    - Helen Clark must come clean on whether she knifed former Police Commissioner Peter Doone in the back by leaking information to the media, ACT leader Rodney Hide said today. See... Did Clark leak or confirm false information? [1] MORE:

  • National - Don Brash comment on Doone defamation case [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00537.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00546.htm


    Meningococcal Vaccine Effectiveness For Babys Debated (continued)

    - In a press release on the 26 April 2005 the Ministry of Health accused medical researcher Ron Law and writer researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn of using data from a different strain of meningococcal disease to discredit the MeNZB(tm) vaccine. See... Meningococcal Faith or Evidence? [1] -vs – " The most significant point to note is that the polysaccharide vaccine in this Canadian study is completely different to the MeNZB™ vaccine being used in New Zealand. The claims being made by Law and Sumner Burstyn are both irrelevant and erroneous." - Immunisation Advisory Centre. See... Basic Knowledge Of Immunology & Statistics Needed [2] EARLIER:

  • Law & Sumner Burstyn - Vaccination Risk In Under 5 Yr- Olds [3]
  • MOH - MOH: Different Disease Group, Different Vaccine [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0504/S00095.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0504/S00097.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0504/S00089.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0504/S00092.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • OCR Rise Maybe Likely - Property Institute [1]
  • Terrific Tuesday For Prime TV [2]
  • Compassion fatigue amongst doctors [3]
  • Call to Tackle High Cost of Workplace Illness [4]
  • ANZ Treats Kiwi Staff Like Second-Class Citizens [5]
  • The Grey Power Vote should not be for sale [6]
  • Local Government gets behind Every Child Counts [7]
  • Project Tackles Work-Life Imbalance [8]
  • Biblical retribution posited for PM's plane blip [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0504/S00320.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0504/S00306.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0504/S00096.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00306.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00305.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00302.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00301.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00298.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0504/S00295.htm


    Amnesty Condemns Stoning Of Afghan Woman

    - Discrimination against women in Afghanistan will continue to have grave consequences until the government takes concrete steps to end it, said Amnesty International following the killing by stoning of a 29 year-old woman accused of adultery. See... Afghanistan: Stoning to death scandal [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00393.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Colombia: impunity for human rights abusers [1]
  • Conference on the Conflict in Sri Lanka [2]
  • Abandoned Darfur Villages Burned [3]
  • Ethiopian Obelisk Taken By Italy Returns Home [4]
  • UN Looks To Improve Lot Of Iraqis [5]
  • UN Military Team Set To Leave For Lebanon [6]
  • Implications On EU Arms Exports To China - Burns [7]
  • Bush Visit With the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00392.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00391.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00390.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00388.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00384.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00383.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00398.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0504/S00395.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Investigation: America's Religious Right

    Randall Terry claims he has mellowed, as most of us do with age. But, along with many of his fellow evangelicals, he remains aggressively committed to his goal of turning America into "a Christian nation." Appearing almost nightly last month on Fox News, CNN, and MSNBC as the spokesman for the parents of the brain-damaged Terri Schiavo, the charismatic militant urged Florida’s Governor Jeb Bush to violate a court order and reinsert the feeding tube that had kept the poor woman in what her husband and doctors called "a persistent vegetative state" for nearly 15 years. See... Steve Weissman: A Deadly Culture of Life [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00273.htm


    Thousands Of Ozzie Camels To Be Culled

    - In Australia thousands of wild camels will be shot from helicopters. This was necessary in order to halt the explosive growth of the camel population, explained a government spokesperson. See... Australia: Cull Of 1000s Of Wild Camels Planned [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00270.htm


    Is It Possible To Change The System When You Are The System?

    - In February of this year, United for Peace and Justice (UFPJ) , a coalition of more than 800 peace and justice groups throughout the United States, held their second annual Assembly to hear and vote on proposals for a 2005 “action plan.” See... Charles Shaw: Regulated Resistance [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00267.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • Public Address - Public Address 27/04/05 - Destiny's Child [1]
  • Marjorie Cohn - Right to Choice under Nuke Attack [2]
  • Marietta Gross - Indigenous DNA, Brain Scans, Marburg & Stem Cells [3]
  • Bernard Weiner - The 2006 Election Is Happening Right Now [4]
  • Between The Lines - Campaign To Abolish The Death Penalty [5]
  • Bill Berkowitz - Crusader for a Christian nation [6]
  • Angie Pratt - An Extremist By Any Other Name is Still Extremist [7]
  • Ehrlich - Suffocation Inquiry - Senior Thai Officers Guilty [8]
  • Kamala Sarup - War Threatens the Earth (World Earth Day special) [9]
  • Genevieve Cora Fraser - Princes of Palestine - A Grim Fairytale [10]
  • Eland - Evidence US May Be Losing Global War on Terror [11]
  • Ernest Partridge - What Can We the People Do About Election Fraud? [12]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00274.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00272.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00271.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00269.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00268.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00266.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00265.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00264.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00263.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00262.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00261.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0504/S00259.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Suicide Prevention Pushed By Anderton

    - The government has launched a draft all ages suicide prevention strategy and is asking members of the public to have their input with submissions and public meetings. See…Draft all ages suicide prevention strategy [1] MORE:

  • Progressive Party - Health takes leadership role in suicide prevention [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00545.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00543.htm


    Peters’ Pronouncments About Asian Immigration Signal Election Year Underway

    - You know its election year when Winston Peters is whipping up fears about the numbers of Asian immigrants again, United Future acting leader Judy Turner said today. Turner: Here We Go Again [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00540.htm


    Former Lieutenant Astonished At Baby Boomers Military Pronouncements

    - I was astonished this morning to hear Defence Minister Mark Burton laying into Dr Brash for politicising Anzac Day, ACT MP Stephen Franks said today. See… What were Helen Clark and co doing 30 years ago? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00533.htm


    MORE PARLIAMENT HEADLINES:

  • NZ Govt - Mr English needs to do some further reading [1]
  • NZ Govt - Nominations for regional Rec. Fishing Forums [2]
  • NZ Govt - Trust to address lack of affordable housing [3]
  • NZ Govt - RNZ makes waves with new technology [4]
  • National - Only one third of flu vaccine arrives [5]
  • National - Don Brash Writes - No. 57, 27 April 2005 [6]
  • National - Killing the goose that laid the golden egg [7]
  • National - Tributes for Alicia Ramos [8]
  • National - Clark fails the Berrymans [9]
  • NZ First - Leaky Housing Fiasco Continues [10]
  • ACT- PM looks for excuse to call early election [11]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00530.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00529.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00544.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00539.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00542.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00541.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00536.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00535.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00532.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00526.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0504/S00531.htm

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