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ELECTION 2005 RESULTS - CLICK HERE


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00265.htm
Scoop Election Results - Electorate Status Table

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS:
Gone By Lunchtime? ACT Says Brash Should Concede & Resign
Scoop Audio & Images: Post-Election Cabinet Presser
Video, Post-Election Coverage: Helen Clark Faces The Media
Jason Dorday Images:Pilot Ditches Aircraft In Sea After Threats
RECOMMENDED AUDIO Scoop On RNZ & BBC:
VIDEO NEWSFLASH: It's Labour – Now The Talking Begins
On The Night: Brash Arrives At Alexandra Park
Election 2005 Images:
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Fashion Gets Cross Cultural In Manukau City -
Good Clean Drama Takes Place In Laundrette -
United Nations Urges WTO To Deliver To Developing Nations
MORE WORLD NEWS HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
POST ELECTION COMMENT: Dr Alexei Drummond & Ors.
Barbara Sumner Burstyn Spots A (neo)Con On TV3
Rosalea Barker On Her New Job
A mouth that prays, a hand that kills— Arabian proverb
LATEST HURRICANE KATRINA COMMENT:
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PM Congratulates Campbell For Another Golf Win
Maori Party Says Talks With All Parties Fine

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/features/election2005.html
ELECTION 2005 RESULTS - CLICK HERE


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00265.htm
Scoop Election Results - Electorate Status Table

Gone By Lunchtime? ACT Says Brash Should Concede & Resign

Scoop Image: Don Brash,
election night Sept 17 2005.ACT says: "Our advice to Don is to go now before the boys push him." It adds: "National ran a brilliant first past the post campaign. Unfortunately it was MMP. Don Brash is dreaming that he can form a coalition when he has eaten his allies. On the present results a National led government would have to rely on the Maori Party. Not credible. Our advice to Brash is to tell Murray McCully to stop plotting and concede that National cannot form a government even if the specials result in the Greens falling below the threshold." See… ACT Says Brash Should Concede Defeat [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00459.htm


Scoop Audio & Images: Post-Election Cabinet Presser

- Prime Minister Helen Clark held her first post election press conference in Wellington at 2pm today discussing how she expects coalition discussions to progress. The Prime Minister appeared confident that she would be able to scope out policy agreements with the five parties that Labour can deal with (Progressives, Greens, Maori, United Future and NZ First) following Saturday's General election. See... Pics & Audio: PM's Presser 19 September 2005 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00298.htm


Video, Post-Election Coverage: Helen Clark Faces The Media

Scoop Image: Helen Clark at
post-election press conference. Labour leader and caretaker prime minister, Helen Clark, held a press conference in Auckland Sunday to detail her views on how political parties ought to conduct post-election coalition talks over the next two weeks. Subjects include: stability, talks with centre-right/centre-left leaders, MMP (entire conference: approx 20 minutes). Click
here for Scoop Video. [1] SCOOP VIDEO:Helen Clark Post-Election Press Conference [2] Click
here for Scoop Audio. [3] SCOOP AUDIO: Helen Clark (Discusses post-election party talks.") [4] Scroll down for results, comment & more audio & video


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00273.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00273.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00275.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00275.htm


Jason Dorday Images:Pilot Ditches Aircraft In Sea After Threats

- A Piper Cherokee aircraft taken from Ardmore Aerodrome’s Massy University flying school crashed into the sea off Kohimarama beach Saturday night. Police allege the pilot had threatened to crash the aircraft into Auckland’s Sky Tower. See... Images: Aircraft Threatens Attack On SkyTower [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00271.htm


RECOMMENDED AUDIO:

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here for Scoop Audio. [1] SCOOP AUDIO: Alastair Thompson On RNZ's Sunday Group with Chris Laidlaw, Gordon Campbell, Chris Trotter & Gareth Morgan (Discusses election aftermath). [2] Click
here for Scoop Audio. [3] SCOOP AUDIO: Selwyn Manning on BBC Radio's FIVE LIVE (Discusses main issues leading up to the NZ General Elections.") [4] Click
here for Scoop Audio. [5] SCOOP AUDIO: Selwyn Manning on BBC World Service (Discusses main issues leading up to the NZ General Elections.") [6]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00272.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00272.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00264.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00264.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00263.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00263.htm


VIDEO NEWSFLASH: It's Labour – Now The Talking Begins

- While technically the center-right and center-left remain tied on 61 seats each, Winston Peters' promise to support the party with the most seats looks likely to make Labour the Government come Monday morning. While Labour may soon stretch its lead to two over National breaking this deadlock the final result remains in play and up the post count talking. Three parties will now be closely watched. NZ First, The Maori Party and United Future. See... Video: Election05 Helen Clark’s Speech @ Labour HQ


On The Night: Brash Arrives At Alexandra Park

- National, with 49 seats, failed to achieve the highest number of MPs in the Parliament. However, its leader, Don Brash, did not concede defeat in Saturday’s General Election. Labour will take 50 MPs into the new Parliament. See... Images: Don Brash At National’s HQ Auckland [1] ALSO: ON THE NIGHT - NEWSFLASHES:

  • 10.35pm - It's Labour, Now The Talking Begins [2]
  • 10:07pm - Labour Passes National In Votes & Seats [3]
  • 9:53pm - It's A Draw! So Far [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00270.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00268.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00267.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00266.htm


    Election 2005 Images:

    - Winners n Losers... Former Labour MP John Tamihere spoke perhaps the most humble conceding speech to be found. In contrast, Labour’s Dover Samuels displayed a bitter and troubled rendition. National’s Richard Worth seemed jollied presenting a rather ‘oh well, never mind’ point of view. See... Images: Election Losers Tamihere, Samuels, Worth [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00283.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Post-Election Negotiations - Maori Party [1]
  • Auck Commerce: Credible & Durable Govt "Not Difficult To Arrange" [2]
  • Union Says Brutality And Abuse On Board Slave Ships Revealed [3]
  • Keepleftnz.Org Wins Victory In Polling Battle [4]
  • Remarkable NZ Story To Premiere in Auckland [5]
  • WEATHER:
  • Metservice: Weather Stormy Then Snowy [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00457.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0509/S00248.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00231.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0509/S00230.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0509/S00140.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0509/S00034.htm


    Fashion Gets Cross Cultural In Manukau City -

    Manukau City will host the 2005 Villa Maria Cult-Couture Fashion Awards at the TestraClear Pacific Events Centre on Friday October 7th. Manukau City Council invite residents from throughout the Auckland region to a veritable feast of creative couture in the magnificent surroundings of the new state of-the-art events centre, now home for this premier cultural fashion event. See... Fashion At Manukau’s Premier Events Centrre [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0509/S00111.htm


    Good Clean Drama Takes Place In Laundrette -

    Delicates, a new theatre piece by the Almost A Bird Collective, takes place in a real working launderette in the heart of Newtown. The show lasts the length of a basic wash and dry cycle and akes places at Riddiford Laundrette, 5 Newtown Avenue, Newtown at 7:30pm October 10th to the 16th. In Delicates, the audience follows the tumultuous interactions of five remarkable people while their undies are being washed. See... Wellington Play: Will It All Come Out In The Wash? [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0509/S00127.htm


    United Nations Urges WTO To Deliver To Developing Nations

    - Secretary-General Kofi Annan has called on members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to deliver on the promises they have made to place the needs and interests of the developing countries at the heart of their negotiations and deliver an equitable ... See... UN Calls On World Trade Organization To Deliver [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00301.htm


    MORE WORLD NEWS HEADLINES:

  • Rice & Libya's Abd al-Rahman Joint Statement [1]
  • State Dept. Daily Press Briefing Sept. 16, 2005 [2]
  • Briefing on Ongoing Diplomatic Activities at UN [3]
  • UQ Wire: 9/11 Summer of Truth Update [4]
  • Kiwis to help search for rare birds [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00309.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00306.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00305.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00303.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0509/S00302.htm

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    SCOOP COLUMNS


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    POST ELECTION COMMENT: Dr Alexei Drummond & Ors.

    - thought that we kiwis were different. How foolish of me. It seems that nothing is more universal in politics than the currency of self-interest. Dr Don Brash’s tax cut package and callous disregard for our nation’s founding document appears to have been just the thing that many New Zealander’s had been waiting for. See... Guest Opinion: Is Kiwi Greatness Just A Façade? [1] MORE:

  • Tze Ming Mok & Keith Ng - Public Address 19/09/05 - Party-Hopping [2]
  • Rohit Kumar - Readers Feedback: Election Cartoons [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00293.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00294.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00276.htm


    Barbara Sumner Burstyn Spots A (neo)Con On TV3

    - Does anyone actually watch the TV shows they watch? Medical Investigation (TV3) for example. On the surface this drama looks like just another mildly entertaining medical show. But watch closely and you begin to see the creepy undertones of neoconservative ideology, with its concomitant fundamentalist Christianity, embedded in the storylines and characters. See... Barbara Sumner Burstyn: Prime Time Propaganda [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00297.htm


    Rosalea Barker On Her New Job

    - As I mentioned last week, I've just started a new job. I forgot to add that at the end of my trek through the industrial wasteland, I get to walk along the edge of San Francisco Bay. This week at work, I got all the paperwork to fill out. I seem to recall that in New Zealand that would be a form signing up to have my pay put into a bank account, but nothing is that simple in the U.S. of A. See... Stateside With Rosalea: Filling Out The Paperwork [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00295.htm


    A mouth that prays, a hand that kills— Arabian proverb

    - “How do you find a lion that has swallowed you?” asked Swiss psychologist, Carl Jung, commenting on the moral dilemma posed by the “shadow,” his insightful term for the dark, hidden side of the human psyche. The answer to Jung’s questions is “you can’t find or see that lion”—not as long as you are inside the beast. And therein resides the essential dilemma of a group’s dark side or shadow: it is nearly impossible for those caught inside a group’s belief system to see their own dark side with any clarity or objectivity. See... John D. Goldhammer - The Fundamentalist Shadow of George W. Bush [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00292.htm


    LATEST HURRICANE KATRINA COMMENT:

    Jason Leopold: Invasion Of The Hurricane Body Snatchers - A funeral services company which recently learned that one of its subsidiaries is negotiating a lucrative contract with the Federal Emergency Management Agency to remove dead bodies in areas ravaged by Hurricane Katrina, paid $100 million to settle ... See... FEMA Katrina Funeral Contractor Desecrated Corpses [1] MORE HURRICANE COVERAGE:

  • Martin LeFevre - Meditations: Both the UN and the US are Irrelevant [2]
  • Jason Miller - Liar, Liar [3]
  • Mitchel Cohen - People Of The Dome [4]
  • W. David Jenkins III - Georgie, You’re Doing a Heck of a Job [5]
  • Stirling Newberry - Stirling Newberry: The Next Inaugural [6]
  • William Fisher - Mr. Bush's Legacy: More Than Duct Tape Needed [7]
  • Bill Berkowitz - Berkowitz: Katrina Unleashes Corporate Vultures [8]
  • Eyewitness Account - Hurricane Katrina-Our Experience [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00234.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00296.htm
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    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00284.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00279.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00278.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00222.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00247.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • John Roughan - John Roughan: Good On You, Allan! [1]
  • Dahr Jamail - Dahr Jamail: Meanwhile, in Iraq... [2]
  • Greg Palast - Anti-Abortion Threats From GOP's Favorite Leftist [3]
  • Genevieve Cora Fraser - Fadi Madi And The Suppression Of Arab Thought [4]
  • UQ Wire - AP - Atta Papers Destroyed on Orders [5]
  • Cindy Sheehan - What Noble Cause? [6]
  • Guest Opinion - Shaqa’iq (Sisters) Reforming The Middle East [7]
  • Narconews - U.S. Decertifies Venezuela on Drug Control [8]
  • Yasser Abu Moailek - Letter From Gaza [9]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00287.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00282.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00291.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00289.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00286.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00285.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00281.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00280.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0509/S00274.htm

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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)


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    PM Congratulates Campbell For Another Golf Win

    - Prime Minister Helen Clark today congratulated Michael Campbell on his win in the World Matchplay Championship. “Once again, Michael has taken on some of the best players in the world and triumphed. Just as he became the second New Zealander after Sir Bob Charles to win a major golf title, so he has become just the second New Zealander to win the World Matchplay, following on from Sir Bob Charles’ 1969 win." See... Campbell’s triumph [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00458.htm


    Maori Party Says Talks With All Parties Fine

    - "Neither National nor Labour will achieve an absolute majority and each of these parties will want to talk with the Mäori Party" says the President of the Party, Professor Whatarangi Winiata. "Of course all parties will want to talk to us - but we will not resile from our earlier statement which made our position clear, that we will do our utmost to ensure that the National Party does not make it to the Government benches" said Professor Winiata. See... Post-Election Negotiations - Maori Party [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0509/S00457.htm

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