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Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics (Catchup Ed.)

(Note: This is a catchup edition of Friday June 10th's Top Scoops)

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: NZ Navy Peacefully Invades Vladivostok
A Week Of It: Agenda Snafu, Benson-Pope & Much More
The MeNZB(tm) Debate
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Downing Street Memo Activists Smell Impeachment

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Narconews.com Blogs A Revolution In Boliva
UQ Wire: An Underwriter Comments On 911 Truth
MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:
Bonus Joules: Not Just The Usual Suspects

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
SCOOP WAS IN THE HOUSE:
NZ First launches Salvo Of Sarcasm At Sunday Newspaper
Copeland Takes Up Banned Christian Group’s Case
Govt Defends Rights Of Ramblers From Grumbling Farmers
Green Party 100% Behind Telecommunication’s Commissioner
Robson takes Stance Against Possible Freeing Of Fiji Coup Leaders
MORE PARLIAMENTARY HEADLINES:
POLITICAL COLUMNS:

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LEAD STORY:
NZ Navy Peacefully Invades Vladivostok

[1] On Friday 10 June, HMNZ Ships Te Mana and Endeavour became the first New Zealand warships ever to visit Russia when they berthed at Vladivostok. While in Vladivostok, the ships will support a local orphanage run by a New Zealander; the sailors providing assistance at the Living Hope Day Centre with painting and minor maintenance. Te Mana and Endeavour's combined sports teams are also scheduled to play the Russian Naval Academy at soccer and volleyball. See... First time in Russia for NZ Navy [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00099.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00099.htm


A Week Of It: Agenda Snafu, Benson-Pope & Much More

[1] - Last Saturday there was no need for a stiff coffee to assist waking up – one only had to tune in to Television One at 8:30am and watch the new ruthless Simon Dallow going at it hammer and tongs with National Party candidate Tau Henare. See... A Week Of It: Agenda, National Policy & Privilege [2] MORE POLITICAL COMMENT:

  • Russell Brown - Public Address 10/06/05 - What Are They Smoking? [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00149.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00149.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00147.htm


    The MeNZB(tm) Debate

    - "IMAC's dramatic statement today that the MeNZB(tm) vaccine is working in South Auckland needs to be substantiated by science or withdrawn as a cruel hoax," say risk and policy analyst, Ron Law and writer/researcher Barbara Sumner Burstyn. See... IMAC's MeNZB Claim: Provide Evidence or Withdraw [1] More From Ron Law And Barbara Sumner Burstyn

  • ESR's Meningococcal Staff at Great Risk - Chiron [2]
  • Number of Children Vaccinated Not 1 Million [3]
  • Evidence Shows MeNZB(tm) Vaccine Is Not Working [4]
  • King Distances Herself from Key MeNZB Advisor [5]
  • Immunisation Advisory Centre & MoH Respond - Today’s comments by Green MP Sue Kedgley suggested that because Phase 3 trials were not carried out in New Zealand, parents haven’t been given enough information about the safety and efficacy of the MeNZB™ vaccine. See... MeNZB™ - Use science not opinion! [6] MORE:
  • Canterbury DHB - Meningococcal B Vaccine Arrives In Canterbury [7]
  • Ministry of Health - The MeNZB vaccine will work [8]
  • For much more CLICK HERE [9]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00053.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00052.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00046.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00045.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00044.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00048.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00043.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0506/S00041.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/index.html#menzb


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Federated Farmers - Action Orange Campaign [1]
  • Fed Farmers Show True Colours [2]
  • Deep Sea Conservation Coalition [3]
  • Destiny Rallies Support in Kaitaia [4]
  • Alarm at School Sickness : Action Needed on Bt 10 [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00091.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00096.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00094.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00093.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00092.htm


    Downing Street Memo Activists Smell Impeachment

    - The Downing Street Memo is the gift that just keeps on giving. And well it should. It is the smoking gun which proves that the gravest possible crime was committed by the Bush administration, and among its victims were the American people. See... David Michael Green: Bring It Down. Now. [1] MORE:

  • William Rivers Pitt - After Downing Street [2]
  • Democracy Now - Case for Impeachment Builds [3]
  • BuzzFlash - Rep. J. Conyers Talks Bush Lying America Into War [4]
  • For much much more see... Full Coverage: The Downing Street Memo [5]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00150.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00140.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00131.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00136.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00127.htm

    SCOOP COLUMNS:
    Narconews.com Blogs A Revolution In Boliva

    - Kind readers, the battle of many armies and one death has reached its end. In these moments, several deputies are in the headquarters of the Supreme Court to invite the "new constitutional president," as Hormando Vaca Diez called him, to assume command ... See... Narconews: Bolivia Has a New President [1] EARLIER:

  • Vaca Diez Steps Down, Bolivia's Congress Meeting [2]
  • First Death in Bolivian Conflict [3]
  • Narconews: The Bolivian Earthquake Continues [4]
  • Zero Hour in Bolivia: What to Watch for Today [5]
  • Thursday Brings a New Assault on Power in Bolivia [6]
  • For much much more see... Full Coverage: Bolivia's June Revolution [7]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00152.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00148.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00138.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00137.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00135.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00132.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00126.htm


    UQ Wire: An Underwriter Comments On 911 Truth

    - Have you ever found yourself caught between several hundred million people and their most cherished lies? After writing a letter to a government scientist, pleading with him to clarify a report of his work, I found myself in just that situation. See... UQ Wire: Kevin Ryan - A Personal Decision [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00144.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • Mark Drolette - In A Land Of Sausage Brains, Suspect The Wurst [1]
  • Iain Parker - Scoop Reader Opinion: Race Relations [2]
  • Jack Dalton - Who's Got the Money? It Sure Isn't Veterans [3]
  • Krishna Singh Bam - Nepal: Ominous Activism Across The Southern Border [4]
  • Norma Sherry - Norma Sherry: Suffer the Little Children [5]
  • Peter Cresswell - Peter Cresswell's 'Not-PC': Greens and Dreams [6]
  • Kamala Sarup - UNHCR And Bhutanease Refugees? [7]
  • John Chuckman - Cartoons: Fat America & Laura On Newsweek [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00151.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00146.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00145.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00143.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00142.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00141.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00134.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00133.htm


    Bonus Joules: Not Just The Usual Suspects

    - Policy launch: Greens offer brighter thinking on energy. So reads the media release this week. Strange. Why does the world suddenly dim down and lose its sparkle? Have we suddenly blown a galactic fuse or something? Time to get the Energy Gobbledygook detector out to check things. See... Bonus Joules: Is EECA A Nuclear Reactor? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0506/S00125.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    SCOOP WAS IN THE HOUSE:

  • Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 9 June 2005 [1]
  • Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 8 June 2005 [2]
  • Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 7 June 2005 [3]

  • [1] - http://scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00202.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/storiesstories/PA0506/S00154.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00131.htm


    NZ First launches Salvo Of Sarcasm At Sunday Newspaper

    - I wish to report to you my grave concern that a lunatic has escaped from an Australian asylum, gained access to this country and is breaking into the Sunday Star Times office at 2:30 on a weekday morning and proceeded to write injudicious editorials on your behalf. I raise this because nobody in their right mind would possibly have allowed such an erroneous, bitter and ill-informed editorial as that which occurred on Sunday 5 June. See... NZ First - Open Letter to The Sunday Star Times [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00219.htm


    Copeland Takes Up Banned Christian Group’s Case

    - Rongotai-based United Future MP Gordon Copeland today revealed that he has put the case for the promoters of the Christian-based Kids Club operating at Seatoun School to Education Minister Trevor Mallard. See... Seatoun School Kids Club should continue [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00217.htm


    Govt Defends Rights Of Ramblers From Grumbling Farmers

    - The core principle of the Government's walking access policy is that people should have access to their commonly-owned assets of water and the animals living in it, Associate Rural Affairs Minister Jim Sutton said today. See... Public access to waterways is important [1] MORE:

  • ACT - ACT supports Fed Farmers' Action Orange campaign [2]
  • National - Labour keeps farm access till after the election [3]
  • Fish and Game NZ - Fed Farmers Show True Colours [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00234.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00214.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00229.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00096.htm


    Green Party 100% Behind Telecommunication’s Commissioner

    - The Green Party is backing the Telecommunications Commissioner's call that he be given the power to rein in the price of calling a mobile phone from a landline. See... Time to stop the mobile rip off: Kedgley [1] MORE:

  • NZ First- Govt Must Regulate To Lower Mobile Charges [2]
  • Libertarianz - Leave Phones Alone
  • [3]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00210.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00224.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0506/S00095.htm


    Robson takes Stance Against Possible Freeing Of Fiji Coup Leaders

    - The Progressive Party stands in solidarity with democratic allies in Fiji who oppose the anti-democratic Reconciliation and Unity Bill which is expected to become law soon. See... Progressive in solidarity with Fiji democrats [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00206.htm


    MORE PARLIAMENTARY HEADLINES:

  • NZ Govt - New building for Ruawaro Playcentre [1]
  • NZ Govt - Transport budget up $209 million [2]
  • NZ Govt - NZ and Fiji join forces against terrorism [3]
  • NZ Govt - Record funding boost for health of older people [4]
  • National - Suddenly something happened to the road [5]
  • ACT - Anti-Smacking Campaign Dishonesty [6]
  • United Future - Where have all the real men gone? [7]
  • United Future - Drug-driving deaths study backs UF testing policy [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00211.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00208.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00216.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00215.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00228.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00235.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00212.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00218.htm


    POLITICAL COLUMNS:

  • NZ Govt - Beehive Bulletin: Friday, 10 June 2005 [1]
  • National - Bill English - Complacency Shredded [2]
  • National - The Mapp Report 10 June 2005 [3]
  • National - News Worthy, 10 June 2005 [4]
  • National - What's Going wONg: Apologise? Never! [5]
  • National Gerry In The House 10 June 2005 [6]
  • ACT - Newman Online – Zero Tolerance Policing [7]
  • ACT - Liberty Belle 10 June 2005 [8]
  • Progressive Party - robson-on-politics - Thursday 9 June [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00225.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00233.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00232.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00209.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00227.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00231.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00230.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00223.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0506/S00207.htm

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