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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS:
PM Keen On Peters
National And Labour Battle For Parliament's Plush Carpet -
Scoop Feedback: You Said It!
Air Force Assists In Rescue Of Stricken Seafearers -
Latte Swilling In Vulcan Lane Will Continue To Be Aesthetically Pleasing -
Green Party Inspires Roger Kerr To Reflect On Economic Ideology -
LOOP Recordings Aot(ear)oa is proud to present the release of LOOP Select 007
MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:
Americans Favor Bush's Impeachment If He Lied about Iraq
MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:
South Asian Earthquake: Weather Adds To Aid Effort's Problems
AID Agency Reponses - Pakistan Earthquake:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Bonus Joules On The Election Result
Cheney's Promise - Continuous Warfare for Decades to Come
Scoop Named Among Bernard Weiner's Media Heroes
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OTHER NEWS (Just Politics):
Ron Mark Seeks Deployment of NZ Fire Service
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PM Keen On Peters

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that she and Michael Cullen had met with Winston Peters and his deputy Peter Brown this morning and that the meeting was very constructive. "New Zealand First is a critical part of the arrangements that need to be put in place to ensure stability over the full three year term of this Parliament. Talks are continuing over whether an agreement which includes a positive confidence and supply vote can be achieved," Helen Clark said. See... Helen Clark and Winston Peters meet [1] ALSO:

  • Prime Minister - Address to Victoria School of Government [2]
  • Prime Minister - Speech: Opening of Police Assn Conference [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00055.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00051.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00054.htm


    National And Labour Battle For Parliament's Plush Carpet -

    Whilst negotiations are played out for who will form a Government, equally tricky and tense negotiations are being carried out as to who will have a spiffy office in a heritage building and who will be enjoying the brutalist architecture of Bowen House.. See... National Moves To Drive Labour From Parliament [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00145.htm


    You Said It!

    - The following is a selction of feedback and other unsolicited email received by Scoop recently. They do not appear in any precise order. See... Scoop Feedback: Brickbats, Bouquets, Tracts [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00144.htm


    Air Force Assists In Rescue Of Stricken Seafearers -

    The Air Force Orion involved in this evening rescue of the Janette Gay has arrived back at RNZAF Base Whenuapai. The crew on board the aircraft spent over five hours today flying over the stricken yacht and maintained radio contact with the crew says Aircraft Captain, FLTLT Keith Bartlett. See... Birds Eye View of Daring Rescue [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00091.htm


    Latte Swilling In Vulcan Lane Will Continue To Be Aesthetically Pleasing -

    Auckland City’s Urban Strategy and Governance Committee yesterday decided that the Vulcan Lane upgrade will focus on repair, restoration and safety. The committee agreed to lifting the existing pavers and undertaking drainage and other necessary infrastructure works before relaying the same pavers and using replicas to fill the gaps. See... Repair and restoration for Vulcan Lane [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0510/S00083.htm


    Green Party Inspires Roger Kerr To Reflect On Economic Ideology -

    An exchange at the meeting between representatives of the Green Party and the business community in Wellington a fortnight ago stimulated the reflections in this talk. One of the Greens present described support for free trade as an ‘ideological’ position. What did the speaker mean by ideological, I wondered? See... Ideology And Pragmatism In Public Policy [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00183.htm


    LOOP Recordings Aot(ear)oa is proud to present the release of LOOP Select 007

    - We Are Here, the latest installment in a series of creative box sets featuring a selection of the most progressive new audio-visual content from Aotearoa, and around the world. Following from the success of last year’s LOOP Select 006: KONO, which achieved Gold status, the call was again put out for creative submissions. Within no time at all LOOP was flooded with inspiring work from all over the country and, after careful consideration, a selection of gems were chosen for We Are Here. See... LOOP Select 007: We Are Here [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0510/S00071.htm


    MORE NEW ZEALAND HEADLINES:

  • Carter Holt Harvey overreacting says CTU [1]
  • Which websites in NZ reach household shoppers? [2]
  • Record year for Christchurch International Airport [3]
  • Learning Media makes 'solid progress' in 2004/05 [4]
  • One of India’s Largest Banks to Use Cadmus EFTPOS [5]
  • Contact Energy Annual Meeting Webcast [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00195.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00193.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00191.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00188.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00186.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00180.htm


    Americans Favor Bush's Impeachment If He Lied about Iraq

    - By a margin of 50% to 44%, Americans say that President Bush should be impeached if he lied about the war in Iraq, according to a new poll commissioned by AfterDowningStreet.org, a grassroots coalition that supports a Congressional investigation of President Bush's decision to invade Iraq in 2003. See... Poll: Americans Favor Impeachment If Bush Lied [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00212.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • PNG Has More Than 44,000 Blind People – Survey [1]
  • COHA: Haiti – And You Call This an Election? [2]
  • Greenpeace boards ship importing rainforest timber [3]
  • 5-Year Decline Of HIV/AIDS In Zimbabwe [4]
  • EU “Flexibility” Proposal Conflicts with Doha [5]
  • Touchscreens Increase Annual Election Costs by 40% [6]
  • Cuba Report To UN On Why USA's Blockade Must End [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00219.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00209.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00208.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00206.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00201.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00200.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00197.htm


    South Asian Earthquake: Weather Adds To Aid Effort's Problems

    Oxfam aid workers hope to overcome deteriorating weather conditions and reach another 12,000 people in the Allpuri region of Pakistan by tomorrow morning. 400 tents and material for 800 temporary shelters will provide refuge for a total of 12,000 people in the area if aid trucks are able to access this area, one of the worst affected areas of Pakistan. See... Bad Weather Hits Pakistan Quake Zone [1] MORE:

  • European Commission - Europe gives earthquake victims immediate support [2]
  • UN - UN Launches $272-Million Appeal To Help Pakistan [3]
  • UN - Upscaling of Humanitarian Aid Underway [4]
  • NZ Govt. - New Zealand To Assist Following Disasters [5]
  • UN - Pakistan: UN Quake Relief Moves Into Higher Gear [6]
  • Click here for Aid Agency Relief Info.


    [1] -
    http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00210.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00211.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00205.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00204.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00037.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0510/S00188.htm


    AID Agency Reponses - Pakistan Earthquake:

  • World Vision - Grim Reports Back From Assessment Team [1]
  • Tear Fund - Shelter and supplies for earthquake victims [2]
  • UNESCO - NZ wants more intrntl focus on disaster prevention [3]
  • Caritas Aotearoa - Caritas Confederation Active in Earthquake Regions [4]
  • World Vision - Truckloads of aid getting through in Pakistan [5]
  • World Vision - NZ Relief Worker on her way to Pakistan [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00073.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00094.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00092.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00090.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00087.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00086.htm


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    SCOOP COLUMNS


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    Bonus Joules On The Election Result

    - The votes are in and counted. The NZ Labour Party led by Helen Clark has the priority right to attempt to form a new government. The political options are being scoped. Around the world, oil continues to be pumped from the ground and rumours are it is increasingly sour. Where are we going to find the ideas that help keep life sweet for us? See.. Bonus Joules: The Holey Ozone Layer [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00154.htm


    Cheney's Promise - Continuous Warfare for Decades to Come

    - Vice President Cheney in a recent speech to US military personnel has acknowledged that the war could go on for several decades. This statement, which reveals the Bush Administration's commitment to global warfare, was barely mentioned by the mainstream media. We are dealing with a "military roadmap". Iraq and Afghanistan are at the outset of the Bush administration's military adventure. See... Michel Chossudovsky: Cheney's War Without Borders [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00149.htm


    Scoop Named Among Bernard Weiner's Media Heroes

    - A political and media onslaught is about to be unleashed with the indictments of a whole host of key White House officials (including you-know-who) caught up in the Plamegate coverup. See... Before the Deluge: Honoring Journalistic Heroes [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00147.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENTARY:

  • Russell Brown - Public Address 12/10/05 - Snot Fare [1]
  • Mark Drolette - Funny, It Really Isn’t; Fascism, It Really Is [2]
  • William Rivers Pitt - Ideological Prozac, American Style [3]
  • Sari Gelzer - Reclaiming the American Civil Disobedience Legacy [4]
  • Marjorie Cohn - Nobel Prize Slaps Bush Nuke Policy [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00152.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00148.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00153.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00151.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0510/S00150.htm


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    OTHER NEWS (JUST POLITICS)


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    Ron Mark Seeks Deployment of NZ Fire Service

    - New Zealand First MP Ron Mark today called on the Prime Minister to send New Zealand Fire Service’s Urban Search and Rescue Team to Pakistan to aid those trying desperately to find people still trapped in rubble following this week’s devastating earthquake. See... Send NZ Fire Service to Pakistan Now – Mark [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00053.htm


    MORE POLITICS HEADLINES:

  • Green Party - Green MPs reshuffle policy portfolios [1]
  • Progressive Party - Finance no problem for credit-worthy NZ businesses [2]
  • Green Party - Penalties needed to break down 'Code of Silence' [3]
  • CTU - Pay gap for women widens [4]
  • Libertarianz - Rod Donald steals Winston's Policies [5]
  • MfE - New funds for the clean up of contaminated sites [6]
  • PSNA - Jerry Mateparae Visit To Phillipines Of Concern [7]
  • Greens - Stop jet-boats' high speed contamination [8]
  • NZ First - Penalties needed to break down 'Code of Silence' [9]
  • For More Polics News, See…
  • Scoop's Parliament Raw News Channel

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00056.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00052.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00050.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0510/S00194.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00089.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00084.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0510/S00081.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00048.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0510/S00047.htm

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