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TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS:
Scoop Doco: Jihad Battle Mounts Against West's Propaganda
Tax: Academic Says Media Making Rather Than Reporting News
PM's Presser: Journo's Chat Foreign Affairs With PM In Bracing Wellington Air -
Employment: Personal Grievances Up in 2006
Digital Heritage: Historic New Zealand Maps Now Downloadable
Resistance: Campaign Against the Taser Public Meeting Tonight
Health: Mammogram Waiting List Extends Beyond A Year
Scoop Report: Russel Norman To Steer Greens With Fitzsimons -
MORE HEADLINES:
Entertainment: Is The Beehive Phone Budget Being Used To Keep Hide Dancing?
RECOMMENDED AUDIO:

INTERNATIONAL NEWS:
Pacific: NZ Foreign Minister Peters Visits Vanuatu & Cook Islands
AIDs: Knee Deep in UN Hopes & Concerns
Timor: Old Hands Dig In For the Second Time -
MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

SCOOP COLUMNS:
Polygamy: The Polygamist Mormon's Private – yet Govt. Funded - Airport
American Coup: - Robert F. Kennedy Junior On Election Theft 2004
Treason: No Right Turn Previews The Tim Selwyn Sedition Trial
Iraq: Cindy Sheehan On The Abominations Of War
MORE SCOOP COMMENT & OPINION:

OTHER NEWS (Just Politics):
POLITICAL NEWSLETTERS:
Education: English Declares Computer Course $5 Million Rort
Legislation: Probation Bill Protests Start At Mapp's Office
Pacific Affairs: Niue Without Electricity, Will NZ Come To Niue's Aid? - UPDATE: Govt Will Aid Niue
SOES: New Policy Encourages More Baskets for State-Owned Eggs
Defence: Private Roy on Parade this Weekend
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Scoop Doco: Jihad Battle Mounts Against West's Propaganda

- The United States dominion over 'psy-ops' and propaganda is no longer unchallenged. Islamic insurgents throughout the Muslim world are producing digital video clips with ever-increasing sophistication. The products of this technological revolution carry a double-edged message of 'glory' for youthful 'martyrs' and vengeance against the West. Scoop has obtained video footage - delivered via underground networks and otherwise - originating from Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Chechnya, Turkistan, Algeria and Palestine. The propaganda's message suggests the Islamic fight against U.S. imperialism and that of the West is spreading - becoming more sophisticated. See... Psy-Ops Countered By Islamic Digital Propaganda [1] ALSO: Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: Scoop's Selwyn Manning and 95bFM's Simon Pound discuss: [2] the Scoop doco " Psy-Ops - The War On Your Opinions" and how NZ's intel agencies failed regarding Timor Leste.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00016.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00018.htm


Tax: Academic Says Media Making Rather Than Reporting News

[1] Last week senior lecturer in communications at Auckland's Unitec, Peter Thompson, wrote an opinion piece on the bust-up between Dr Cullen and the media where he rejected Dr Cullen's implication that tax break hungry journos were picking on Dr Cullen but nevertheless found the media to have been biased. This morning Mr Thompson explained to RDU's breakfast host that in his opinion the media had gone beyond reporting the views of the opposition and had in fact become the opposition regarding tax . See... Are Media Making Rather Than Reporting Tax Issue? [2] EARLIER:

  • Peter Thompson - News coverage on the budget and tax cuts is biased [3]
  • Scoop Flashback - Journalist Not Wanting A Tax Cut Discovered [4]
  • Scoop Link - Guyon Espiner Under Fire [5]
  • Robson On The Budget, Tax Cuts And Foreign Owned Media [6]
  • National - Cullen shoots the messenger over Budget [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00035.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00035.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00034.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0507/S00294.htm#3
    [5] - http://tvnz.co.nz/view/page/488120/737759
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00030.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00011.htm


    PM's Presser: Journo's Chat Foreign Affairs With PM In Bracing Wellington Air -

    It was something of a hike for members of the gallery today as the weekly press conference was held outside the steps of Premier House. In today's abbreviated chat with the Prime Minister she was quizzed on foreign affairs in the Pacific – namely the current situation in Fiji and East Timor. See... Scoop Audio: 666 PM's Presser [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00038.htm


    Employment: Personal Grievances Up in 2006

    - The number of personal grievances heard by the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) against employers rose 28 per cent last year compared to 2004. The ERA heard 340 cases in calendar 2004 and 436 in 2005. See... Grievance gravy train picking up speed [1] ALSO:

  • Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union - Grievance cases last resort for workers [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00067.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00049.htm


    Digital Heritage: Historic New Zealand Maps Now Downloadable

    - The Alexander Turnbull Library has linked some 240 images of historical New Zealand maps from its collections to the National Library Catalogue (http://nlnzcat.natlib.govt.nz). The maps and charts, dated from 1587 to the 1980s, are mostly of the Pacific and New Zealand and cover many subjects, including land wars, land ownership, settlement and exploration. See... Historical Turnbull Maps Now Online [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0606/S00052.htm


    Resistance: Campaign Against the Taser Public Meeting Tonight

    - A public meeting has been organized to voice strong community opposition to the New Zealand Police proposal to trial the Taser “stun gun”. The meeting is being held at the Columba Centre, Vermont Street, Ponsonby at 7.30pm on Tuesday, June 6th. See... Public Meeting to Launch Opposition to Taser Trial [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00047.htm


    Health: Mammogram Waiting List Extends Beyond A Year

    - Women aged between 45 and 49 years are waiting up to a year for a mammogram, says National Party Associate Health spokeswoman Dr Jackie Blue. Answers to parliamentary written questions reveal huge delays in mammogram waiting times for some women aged 45 to 49 years. The extension of screening by BreastScreen Aotearoa to include women aged 45 to 49 was announced in February 2004. See... Women waiting up to a year for mammograms [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00055.htm


    Scoop Report: Russel Norman To Steer Greens With Fitzsimons -

    This afternoon one of the backroom boys of the Green Party stepped out into the limelight. Australian import but now proud Kiwi Russel Norman beat current Green MP Nandor Tanczos, former MP Mike Ward and Auckland academic Dave Clendon to fill the role left vacant following Rod Donald's death last year. Mr Norman stuck to two key messages during his speech at the annual Green Party conference - messages that seemd to resonate with the delegates – Climate Change and Transport. See... Russel Norman Wins Green Co-Leadership Contest [1] Green Co Leader's Speeches:

  • Russel Norman - Learning from Easter Island [2]
  • Jeanette Fitzsimons - Left, Right and the Elephant [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00031.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00037.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00036.htm


    MORE HEADLINES:

  • Heather Roy "Marches Out" From Territorials Back To Parliament [1]
  • Increase in grievance claims against CYF [2]
  • Take advantage of New Tax Depreciation Rates [3]
  • NZ's fight against Trafficking recognised [4]
  • Gamelan concerts for Indonesian earthquake victims [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00051.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00047.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00060.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00043.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0606/S00047.htm


    Entertainment: Is The Beehive Phone Budget Being Used To Keep Hide Dancing?

    [1] There's a mystery in New Zealand at the moment and it involves slimmed down ACT leader Rodney Hide and his ability to gather enough votes to stay on TVNZ's light entertainment spectacular – Dancing with the Stars. Last evening Mr Hide sent another higher calibre dancer – former Shortland Street star Angela Bloomfield to the nether world of dancing purgatory. See... Dancing with the Stars: Whose Voting For Rodney? [2] ALSO:

  • Centrebet - Rodney Hide At Long Odds To Win Dancing with the Stars [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00032.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00032.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0606/S00043.htm


    RECOMMENDED AUDIO:

    Scoop Audio.95bFM Audio: Jose from 95bFM IVs the USA's Diane Farsett [1] re corporate PR and pre-packaged footage being used in TV newsrooms in the U.S. and around the globe. Scoop Audio.RDU Audio: Wammo from RDU mornings spoke to Gary Reece from Amnesty International New Zealand [2] regarding Amnesty's push to target net repression. Scoop Audio.RDU Audio: Scoop's Kevin List discusses with RDU's Wammo: [3] Wellington is distracted from politics to concentrate on "the war", Don Brash being a proud kiwi, Michael Cullen says we can hire and fire people in NZ more than most!, the Greens vote for their next co-leader, and the mint chicks rock!


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00021.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00020.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00455.htm


    Pacific: NZ Foreign Minister Peters Visits Vanuatu & Cook Islands

    - The New Zealand foreign minister, Winston Peters, hopes a group of new MPs he’ll take to Vanuatu and the Cook Islands next week will get a better understanding of the problems faced by politicians in those countries. Mr Peters trip, which will also include business people and members of NGOs, is a continuation of visits his two predecessors undertook to Pacific countries every year. See... NZ foreign minister visits Vanuatu & Cook Islands [1] ALSO:

  • Business focus for NZ parliamentary Pacific tour [2]
  • EU plans Pacific talks for more political dialogue [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00084.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00090.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00093.htm


    AIDs: Knee Deep in UN Hopes & Concerns

    - "I am angry tonight", said UNAIDS Executive Director, Peter Piot addressing the Ford Foundation's hosted reception for the Global Coalition on Women and AIDS. "The negotiations are terrible," he said before warning the audience that he is deeply concerned that we end up with weaker statements than that of 2001 when we – member states – should really intensify our commitment and actions. See... AIDs in Pacific: Knee Deep in UN hopes & concerns [1] ALSO:

  • Special UN meeting on AIDS: New national targets [2]
  • AIDs: Celebrities, activists join diplomats at UN [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00100.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00081.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00071.htm


    Timor: Old Hands Dig In For the Second Time -

    In a case of déjà vu for New Zealand soldiers, almost half of the NZDF troops deployed recently are experienced veterans who served in Timor-Leste during earlier military operations. Of the 42 personnel based in Dili, 19 have deployed to (then) East Timor between 1999 and 2003 as part of six battalion rotations. See... Timor Veterans Return [1] and NZDF In Timor [2] ALSO: Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio:PM Answers A Lot Of Timor Questions [3] bFM Audio.bFM Audio: Noelle McCarthy IVs Acland Over Timor Crisis [4] bFM Audio.bFM Audio: IV With Timor Leste Expert Dr. Helen Hill [5]

  • Scoop Full Coverage - Timor Leste Update [6]
  • New Zealand Defence Force - Military police deploying for Timor Leste [7]
  • New Zealand Defence Force - Company Make Preparations for Move [8]
  • Australian Defence Force - ADF Operational Update - Op Astute [9]
  • Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: Latest UN News Brief… [10] Most Countries Short of Goals in Fight against HIV/AIDS: Annan - UN Says Medical Care, Water, Shelter are Priorities in Quake Zone - Timor Leste Reported to be Calm - International Labor Conference Opens Focusing on the Workplace - UN Pays Tribute to Fallen Peacekeepers.


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0605/S00325.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0605/S00308.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00423.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00440.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00439.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00420.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00009.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0605/S00323.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0605/S00558.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00084.htm


    MORE INTERNATIONAL HEADLINES:

  • Angelina Jolie: Kalahari Bushmen Cry For Help [1]
  • French Polynesia threatens Paris summit boycott [2]
  • Timor-Leste: UN plans emergency airlift [3]
  • Next Secretary-General: UN considers names in July [4]
  • Russia: Investigate Attacks on Gay Pride March [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00102.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00085.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00080.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00072.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00066.htm

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    Polygamy: The Polygamist Mormon's Private – yet Govt. Funded - Airport

    - The first shock is the realization that an airport costing Americans $3 million exists in the polygamist-owned Arizona wastelands of Colorado City. It sits "Spielberg-like" north of the Grand Canyon, east of the Colorado River and serves a handful of planes. How and why it materialized is the second shock. But most disturbing is what a town of outlaw cultists might be using an isolated airstrip for under the radar. See... The AZ Polygamy Town Airport Built With Fed $$$Mns [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00059.htm


    American Coup: - Robert F. Kennedy Junior On Election Theft 2004

    - Like many Americans, I spent the evening of the 2004 election watching the returns on television and wondering how the exit polls, which predicted an overwhelming victory for John Kerry, had gotten it so wrong. By midnight, the official tallies showed a decisive lead for George Bush - and the next day, lacking enough legal evidence to contest the results, Kerry conceded. Republicans derided anyone who expressed doubts about Bush's victory as nut cases in "tinfoil hats," while the national media, with few exceptions, did little to question the validity of the election. The Washington Post immediately dismissed allegations of fraud as "conspiracy theories," and The New York Times declared that "there is no evidence of vote theft or errors on a large scale." See... Robert F. Kennedy Jr: Was the 2004 Election Stolen [1] RELATED:

  • Ron Baiman - Manjoo RFK Jnr. Critique Superficial & Erroneous [2]
  • Thom Hartmann - Stand Up for Democracy With Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. [3]
  • Evelyn Pringle - Most Hated President Ever Stole Both Elections [4]
  • Bob Fitrakis - RFK And Rolling Stone Nail Ohio's Stolen Election [5]
  • Harvey Wasserman - Why Is Blackwell Stonewalling Greens In Ohio? [6]
  • John Gideon - Daily Voting News For June 1, 2006 [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00030.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00037.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00047.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00041.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00054.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00053.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00025.htm


    Treason: No Right Turn Previews The Tim Selwyn Sedition Trial

    - Today we will see a remarkable step backwards for freedom of speech in this country. Tim Selwyn - an Auckland freelance writer - will go on trial in the Auckland District Court on sedition charges relating to flyers left at the scene of an axe attack on ... See... A Step Backwards For Freedom Of Speech [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00055.htm


    Iraq: Cindy Sheehan On The Abominations Of War

    - This is the most difficult article that I have ever had to write, but I have to write it anyway, unfortunately. I and just about anyone and everyone who criticizes George Bush and this war are accused of "not supporting the troops." Since my son, Casey, was killed in Iraq because of lies and to actually make that country safe for our corporate interests, I have been saying the only way we can support our troops at this point is to get them the hell out of this illegal and immoral war. See… The Abominations of War From My Lai to Haditha [1] MORE:

  • Larry C. Johnson - : Earplugs, Marines, and Haditha [2]
  • Marjorie Cohn - Stop the Beast [3]
  • David Swanson - Stay in Iraq Until it's Peaceful or We're Sane [4]
  • Dahr Jamail: Countless My Lai Massacres in Iraq [5]
  • Marjorie Cohn - Marjorie Cohn: The Haditha Massacre [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00052.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00040.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00050.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00049.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00451.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00452.htm


    MORE SCOOP COMMENT & OPINION:

  • Rosalea Barker - Stateside With Rosalea: Down In The Dumps [1]
  • Russell Brown & Ors. - Public Address 06/06/06 - Shipping Out! [2] & Public Address 02/06/06 - Another Hat On [3]
  • John Roughan - People's Code of Conduct [4]
  • Am Johal - The Myth of Unilateralism and Convergence [5]
  • Kamala Sarup - Women Rights Are Limited in Seminars [6]
  • Narconews - Atenco Crimes Committed on Orders from Above [7] & IV with Subcomandante Marcos Now Translated [8]
  • Genevieve Cora Fraser - Israel Taunts Hamas [9]
  • Toni Solo - Tommy Cooper Journalism [10]
  • Martin LeFevre - The Logical End of "Support Our Troops" Idiocy [11] & Observing the Observer [12]
  • David Swanson - 11 Excellent Reasons Not to Join the U.S. Military [13]
  • Evelyn Pringle - Nursing Home Ind. - Whistleblower Breeding Ground [14] & Poster Child Of Fraud And Neglect In Nursing Homes [15]
  • Bill Berkowitz - Bill Berkowitz: The Lou Dobbs Fear Factor [16]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00056.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00057.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00029.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00043.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00058.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00051.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00048.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00026.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00046.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00045.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00044.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00028.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00042.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00039.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00027.htm
    [16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00036.htm

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    POLITICAL NEWSLETTERS:

    Molesworth & Featherston (Weekend) – June 2nd 2006 [1] Transtasman Political Letter – 1 June 2006 Digest [2]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00034.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00024.htm


    Education: English Declares Computer Course $5 Million Rort

    - National Party Education spokesman Bill English is calling on Michael Cullen to investigate a taxpayer-funded tertiary education rort worth nearly $5 million... Mr English is commenting on a programme at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology which has had $4.985 million spent on it in the past three years. “In that time, some 11,077 people in Nelson and Marlborough have enrolled in the DIY computer courses where there is no tuition, no assessment and no qualification. See... $5 million education rort exposed [1] ALSO:

  • New Zealand Government - NMIT Claims [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00017.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00024.htm


    Legislation: Probation Bill Protests Start At Mapp's Office

    Mapp’s office to be protest target The National Party will get its first taste of public opinion of its no-rights employment bill tomorrow morning (Friday). Workers are planning to protest outside the Takapuna office of the party’s industrial relations spokesman, Wayne Mapp, who is sponsoring the bill. See... Mapp’s office to be protest target [1] ALSO:

  • New Zealand Council of Trade Unions - Research: Danger of Nat's 90-Days No Rights Bill [2]
  • Business New Zealand - Union numbers 'just silly' [3]
  • NZ Govt - Probationary bill redundant says Dyson [4]
  • NZ Govt - World Bank ranks NZ a great place to do business [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00027.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00023.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00029.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00012.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0605/S00698.htm


    Pacific Affairs: Niue Without Electricity, Will NZ Come To Niue's Aid? - UPDATE: Govt Will Aid Niue

    - By John Andrews - Pacific Insights - Niueans may have to live rough on their tiny South Pacific island for up to three weeks while waiting for a new power generator. The destruction this week of the island’s main source of electricity has caused chaos, forcing school classrooms to close... Will NZ come to Niue's aid? See... Niueans To Go Without Electricity For Three Weeks [1] LATEST DEVELOPMENT:

  • Andrews Report - Govt Commits To Power-Aiding Niue [2]
  • NZ Defence - New Zealand Defence Force Flies Generator To Niue [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00017.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00019.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00021.htm


    SOES: New Policy Encourages More Baskets for State-Owned Eggs

    - State Owned Enterprises and Economic Development Minister Trevor Mallard today announced a change in policy for State Owned Enterprises, which will encourage them to get into new business areas to help build New Zealand's wealth. See... Change of policy for State Owned Enterprises [1] ALSO:

  • National - Labour must abandon cronyism if SOEs are to expand [2]
  • ACT - SOE Expansion A Tragedy [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00023.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00028.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00027.htm


    Defence: Private Roy on Parade this Weekend

    - After successfully completing her Territorial Force basic training in Waiouru Military Camp alongside 50 other soldiers, Private Roy ‘marches out’ in a military parade on Saturday 3 June. The parade starts at 11am. See... Territorial Force Welcomes Private Roy [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00008.htm


    MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES:

  • NZ Govt - Peters to visit Vanuatu and Cook Islands [1]
  • NZ Govt - Goff: Address to APEC meeting on WTO negotiations [2]
  • NZ Govt - EMA told to promote Auckland not attack leaders [3]
  • NZ Govt - Dam safety up for discussion [4]
  • NZ Govt - Phone relay service draft recommendations released [5]
  • NZ Govt - Mallard: Economic transformation [6]
  • NZ Govt - Support for development of Auckland's Showgrounds [7]
  • NZ Govt - Benson-Pope, Burton: Familes free from violence [8]
  • NZ Govt - Laban: 44th Anniversary of Samoan Independence [9]
  • NZ Govt - Speech to Yunnan Province Delegation [10]
  • NZ Govt - New High Commissioner to Australia [11]
  • NZ Govt - Waikato ecological "island" awarded $5.5 million [12]
  • National - Former arts boss urges change to Venice criteria [13]
  • National - What's the hold-up with Field report? [14]
  • Greens - Grant gives birds something to sing about [15]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00034.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00032.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00031.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00030.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00026.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00021.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00020.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00018.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00014.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00013.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00010.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00008.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00007.htm
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00016.htm
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00009.htm


    POLITICAL COLUMNS

  • Jim Anderton - JPA's E-News: June 2 2006 [1]
  • Murray McCully - www.mccully.co.nz - 2 June 2006 [2]
  • Marc Alexander - Marc My Words - 2 June 2006 [3]
  • Matt Robson - Robson-on-Politics, 02 June 2006 [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00033.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00022.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00023.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00030.htm

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