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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
LEAD STORY: Scoop Report: Zimbabwe's Olonga: "Shame On Us If We Don’t Try"
Victim Katrina Jefferies Was At Home With Her Baby On Sunday
Scoop Report: Capill Gets Nine Years In Prison For Raping Children
SCOOP AUDIO: Alastair Thompson On 95bFM - Selwyn Manning On Radio Adelaide
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Scoop Report: Tsunami Caused By 1000km Long Crack In Earth's Crust
MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Lyndon Hood's Guide To Election Lexicography
Bonus Joules: Why Vector Should Not Be Floated
Monkey-Wrenching the Globalization Gang
MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:
London Bombings Commentary

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics)
Govt Announces Building Site Timber Treatment Inspections Begin
NZ First Says Deport Underworld Killers
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LEAD STORY:
Scoop Report: Zimbabwe's Olonga: "Shame On Us If We Don’t Try"

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Image: Henry Olonga (July 14 2005).Kevin List caught up today with Zimbabwe’s first black test cricketer Henry Olonga, who surmised that ‘life would be very uncomfortable’ should he return to Zimbabwe. Olonga is on a whistle-stop tour of New Zealand - organised by the Green Party. He explained at a press conference in Wellington the difficulties faced when sport and politics intersect – especially in Zimbabwe. See... Olonga Adamant Tour Should Be Called Off [1] ALSO:

  • ICC - ICC Advises Goff Its Regulations Will Not Change [2]
  • ACT - Pure Greens hypocrisy on cricket tour [3]
  • ACT - Goff should stop playing politics with NZ Cricket [4]
  • Greens - ICC gives Govt green light to call off tour [5]
  • GPJA - Protest March Against Zimbabwe Cricket Tour [6]
  • GPJA - Dairy Note: Boycott the Mugabe Regime Protest [7]
  • GPJA - Download Your GPJA Protest Poster Here (pdf)... [8]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00207.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0507/S00102.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00297.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00294.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00273.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0507/S00113.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0507/S00119.htm
    [8] - http://gpja.pl.net/files/Zimbabwe%20Tour%20-%20poster%20-%204%20July%202005.pdf


    Victim Katrina Jefferies Was At Home With Her Baby On Sunday

    - Katrina Ann Jefferies, the woman found dead in Waikowhai Reserve on Tuesday morning, was last seen by her mother at the home they shared in Whitmore Rd, Mt Roskill, at about 7.30pm on Sunday, July 10. Katrina's mother is the caregiver to Katrina's 20 month-old son, who also lives in the same home. She is helping Police put together a "picture" of Katrina as inquiries into how, when and where she died, continue. See... Murder Victim Was A Mother [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0507/S00102.htm


    Scoop Report: Capill Gets Nine Years In Prison For Raping Children

    - Former Christian Heritage Party leader the Rev. Graham Capill has been sentenced to nine years in prison for sex offences, including rape, of girls under the age of 12. Capill was sentenced today in the Christchurch District Court. In April, Capill admitted a charge of indecently assaulting a girl under 12 years-of-age. Other charges followed after two other girls came forward lodging complaints with the police. In June, Capill admitted to rape, unlawful sexual connection, and three charges of indecent assault. See... Rev. Capill Gets Nine Years For Child Rape [1] ALSO:

  • Locke Foundation - Former CHP Spokesperson: Capill Sentence Too Light [2]
  • Stop Demand - Capill apologises to NZ but not to his victims [3]
  • Nats - Capill could be out in three years' time [4]
  • ACT - Sentence highlights soft-on-crime policies [5]
  • United - Alexander: Capill sentence too short [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00208.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0507/S00133.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0507/S00132.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00304.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00303.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00298.htm


    SCOOP AUDIO: Alastair Thompson On 95bFM

    - On 95bFM Scoop's Alastair Thompson discussed with Simon Pound: how unlikely an early election is; Nats' yet to be revealed tax cut policy; ICC and the Govt over Zimbabwe; Peters & his fiscal policy; Labour being more friendly and the shock of poll shifts… ”Click [1] SCOOP AUDIO: Scoop On 95bFM(Thursday July 14 05) [2] ALSO: Scoop's News Roundup On Radio Adelaide This Morning - [3] On RADIO Adelaide today Selwyn Manning & Lisa Leong discussed: the Rainbow Warrior bombing and Bastille Day – How the imminent NZ election campaign has seen politicians verging on the farcical – How the ICC has bowled a ball back at the NZ Government saying it would respect it if a sanction decision was issued – Petrol price increases are also in the news – And the Rev. Capill is sentenced today for rape and sex crimes against three girls under 12 years-of-age. ”Click [4] SCOOP AUDIO: Adelaide Radio (Thursday July 14 05) [5]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00205.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00205.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00191.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00191.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00191.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Climate Change Will Increase Rural Fire Danger [1]
  • What Will The Kyoto Protocol Cost New Zealanders? [2]
  • Consumer Prices Increase 0.9 Percent [3]
  • Apple Growers Ask Politicians To Sign WTO Contract [4]
  • Images: Norm Dances To The Beat Of Outward Bound [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0507/S00029.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0507/S00028.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0507/S00187.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0507/S00183.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0507/S00103.htm


    Scoop Report: Tsunami Caused By 1000km Long Crack In Earth's Crust

    - Marietta Gross reports that the devastating Boxing Day Tsunami that resulted in up to 300,000 deaths is believed to have been caused by a 1000 kilometre-long break of the earth’s crust. The earth plates had edged on the sea-bed and ground against each other, reported geologist Christophe Vigny from the research institute CNRS in Paris in the magazine “Nature”. See... Tsunami-Quake Was Caused By 1000km Long Fracture. [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00271.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Security Council Condemns Massacre in Eastern DR of Congo [1]
  • Scoop Report: Handguns Claim The Lives Of 500,000 Per Year [2]
  • Sri Lankan Army working to derail peace process [3]
  • Only 5 to 10 Northern White Rhinos Left in Wild [4]
  • IAEA Seeks to Lessen Risk of Terror, Proliferation [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00268.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00266.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00264.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00263.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0507/S00255.htm

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    SCOOP COLUMNS

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    Lyndon Hood's Guide To Election Lexicography

    - Having trouble sorting out the scandals from the storms-in-tea-cup? Have you been left drowning and helpless in waves of catch-all buzzwords and empty political rhetoric, and that even though actual campaigning hasn't started yet? See... Lyndon Hood: An Election-Year Glossary [1] . ALSO: This week on Fighting Talk: a guest post from London, ruminations on national days and jailed journalists from Hamish, and lashings of random out from Lyndon. See... Fighting Talk this Week: Taking on the World [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00209.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00198.htm


    Bonus Joules: Why Vector Should Not Be Floated

    - Aaaaagh!!! Oh fool me!*#* I am the very idiot the wise man warned me about. The basket is empty. All my eggs are scrambled and have evaporated into the ether. Yes, I did not heed the advice I gave last blog regarding the benefits of precautionary strategies. ... See... Bonus Joules: White is Black [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00204.htm


    Monkey-Wrenching the Globalization Gang

    - I went to Bretton Woods, but all I got was this lousy t-shirt. Amazingly, it’s not a ‘one size fits all’ and it’s not full of holes. See... AZ: Monkey-Wrenching the Globalization Gand [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00202.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • Russell Brown & More - Public Address 14/07/05 - Various Informations [1]
  • Krishna Singh Bam - Nepal: Searching For The Silent Majority [2]
  • Norman Solomon - The Fake Optimism of Washington's Warriors [3]
  • Evelyn Pringle - Evelyn Pringle: TeenScheme Sets The Record Wrong [4]
  • Marjorie Cohn - Marjorie Cohn: No War Criminal for Supreme Court [5]
  • Sam Smith - Sam Smith: Born Again Economics [6]
  • Biff Guevara - Biff Guevara: Billboards, Billboards Everywhere... [7]
  • David Swanson - Dragging the Media Down Downing Street [8]
  • Good Returns - Review: How to Maximise your Property Portfolio [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00203.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00201.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00200.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00199.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00197.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00196.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00195.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00194.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00192.htm


    London Bombings Commentary

    Iman al-Saadun (Iraq) I'm sending this letter to the British people and in particular to the residents of London. For a period of hours, you have lived through moments of desperate anxiety and horror. In those hours you lost a member of your family or a friend, and we wish ... See... To The British People From A Daughter Of Iraq [1] For complete Scoop London Bombing Commentary CLICK HERE [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00193.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/features/londonbombing.html#comment

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)

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    Govt Announces Building Site Timber Treatment Inspections Begin

    - Construction sites are to be inspected to establish whether the timber product, TimberSaver boron, has been properly used by builders or is failing in practice, Building Issues Minister Chris Carter said today. "Because of the claims and counter-claims made about TimberSaver boron, I have asked the Department of Building and Housing to commission field research as part of a three-pronged inquiry into the product," Mr Carter said. See... Field Investigations into TimberSaver Boron Begin [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00300.htm


    NZ First Says Deport Underworld Killers

    - New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters today said that the recent underworld slaying of Mr Tam Yam Ah in Auckland lends further weight to previous criticisms of the New Zealand Immigration Service’s irresponsibility. See... Deport Violent Migrant Criminals [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00308.htm


    MORE POLITICS HEADLINES:

  • Govt - Reappointment to Historic Places Trust Board [1]
  • Govt - Abel Tasman foreshore to become scenic reserve [2]
  • Govt - Institute receives additional crown loan [3]
  • Govt - Cullen: Address to Tokoroa Grey Power [4]
  • Govt - Universities Tripartite Forum [5]
  • Govt - Environment House open for business [6]
  • Govt - Cullen - Address to NZ Marine Industry Conference [7]
  • Govt - New publication celebrating young ethnic NZers [8]
  • United - Alexander: Make ministries unite for law and order [9]
  • United - UF: 2 years to lodge Treaty claims; 5 to settle [10]
  • ACT - Stop playing games with NZers [11]
  • ACT - Make Maori fishing fines work [12]
  • NZ First - Immigration Programme Targets Missed Badly: Peters [13]
  • NZ First - Family Quota A State Sponsored Rip Off Says Peters [14]
  • Greens - Budgeting service needs more funding now: Bradford [15]
  • Progressives - Action on youth drinking? Party vote Progressive! [16]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00309.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00307.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00305.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00302.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00301.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00291.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00290.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00287.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00306.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00299.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00296.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00295.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00293.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00289.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00292.htm
    [16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0507/S00288.htm

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