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TODAY'S TOP SCOOP STORIES


SCOOP LEAD STORY
Video Report: Doctors Criticise MeNZB Doco As Scaremongering
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NEW ZEALAND LEAD:
Justice: Asylum Seeker Thomas Yadegary Appears In Court, Again
Blogosphere: Public Address Gets Comments And Then Some
Scoop Images: Nice Day To Start A Jazz Festival
More Headlines:
Advertising: Groups Outraged At The Mailout From Hell
Kids Issues: No Mean Criticism From NZ Idol Judge At Big Toddle -
SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE: Why Fiji's Military Believes It Ought To Threaten Its Govt
Scoop Audio: Selwyn Manning and Radio Adelaide's Peter Godfrey discuss Fiji.

SCOOP INTERNATIONAL LEAD STORY:
Pacific News: Tongan Soldiers Join RAMSI
Global Warming: Greenpeace Releases New Images Of Glacier Melting
UN Audio News:
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SCOOP LEAD STORY
Video Report: Doctors Criticise MeNZB Doco As Scaremongering

Scoop
Image: Middlemore Hospital Scoop Video: Doctors at the University of Auckland’s Immunisation Advisory Centre have slammed a Norwegian documentary that portrays the MeNZB vaccine as unproven and unsafe and its director Dr Nikki Turner says the doco is "scaremongering" and is dishonest. So why is the health profession so concerned about a foreign documentary? Scoop's Selwyn Manning reports… See... Scoop Video: Health Professionals Slam MeNZB Doco [1] ALSO:

  • Ministry of Health - Concerns raised over NorwegianTV documentary [2]
  • Immunisation Advisory Centre - IMAC slams Norwegian documentary [3]
  • Paediatric Society of NZ - Another Victory for Immunisation [4]
  • Ron Law & Barbara Sumner Burstyn - Norway Shocked By New Documentary [5]
  • Ron Law - Graphs: MeNZB Facts Speak for Themselves [6]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00048.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0611/S00020.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0611/S00018.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0611/S00009.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0610/S00065.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0611/S00006.htm


    Scoop Audio:

    Scoop Audio. Click here to listen to the entire press conference.


  • RECOMMENDED AUDIO:

    Scoop Audio: KiwiFM Audio: Wammo n List – Fiji:Scoop Audio. [1] Refugees, CO2


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00017.htm


    NEW ZEALAND LEAD:

    Justice: Asylum Seeker Thomas Yadegary Appears In Court, Again

    - Will the government relent and release him from 2 years in jail without charge or trial? Thomas Yadegary appears in court today after two years (the second anniversary of his imprisonment was Wednesday this week) in jail without charge or trial. GPJA supports his release along with Amnesty International, the National Party, United Future, members of his Catholic community, friends and associates. See... Thomas Yadegary in court today [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00036.htm


    Blogosphere: Public Address Gets Comments And Then Some

    - New Zealand's award-winning group blog site Public Address just got bigger. A companion site, Public Address System at, launches today at publicaddress.net/system with an array of features aimed at better serving its growing reader community - and at better harnessing the knowledge and experience of that community. See... Public Address System [1] ALSO:

  • Public Address - Public Address 03/11/06 - Public Address System! [2]
  • Scoop Link - www.publicaddress.net/system [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00050.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00051.htm
    [3] - http://www.publicaddress.net/system/


    Scoop Images: Nice Day To Start A Jazz Festival

    - The first in a series of free outdoor concert brought the groove to Wellington's Midland Park this lunchtime. Tonight the tenth Wellington International Jazz Festival begins in earnest, the start of more than a week of jazz performances by local and international artists at Happy, the Frontroom and other venues around town. See... Images: Jazz Fest Kicks Off in the Park [1] ALSO:

  • RIANZ - Vaughn Roberts Big Band wins Jazz Tui [2]
  • Jazz Festival - Jazz explosion in Festival form [3]
  • Scoop Link - Jazz Festival Calendar [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00047.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0611/S00023.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0610/S00073.htm
    [4] - http://www.jazzfestival.co.nz/calendar/


    MORE HEADLINES:

  • Problem gambling report must be made public [1]
  • Lightning strike disrupts news [2]
  • Zoo asks for consideration this Guy Fawkes [3]
  • New Zealand’s first U2charist [4]
  • Highest Ratings Ever for Maori Television! [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00059.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00041.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0611/S00022.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0611/S00021.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0611/S00066.htm


    Advertising: Groups Outraged At The Mailout From Hell

    Hell
Pizza mailout ad - Hell Pizza has pushed the boundries of advertising too far with is use of condoms in mini pizza boxes to sell their meat lovers pizza. Not only does the connection between 'meat-lovers' pizzas and condoms cheapen women and the act of sex, but putting condoms in letterboxes means that anybody, no matter how old, are being handed condoms and instructed how to use them. See... Sex Sells, but not in my mailbox please [1] ALSO:

  • Family First Lobby. - Hell’s Pizza sinks to offensive advertising [2]
  • Family Life International - Pizza campaign is a serious breach to health [3]
  • Vision Network of NZ - Re: Hell Pizza advertising campaign [4]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00031.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00023.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00028.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00034.htm


    Kids Issues: No Mean Criticism From NZ Idol Judge At Big Toddle -

    Singing and smiles were the order of the day when NZ Idol Judge Megan Alatini joined the youngsters from Mangere in their Barnardos Big Toddle this morning. Megan and the children sang as they walked, with teachers and parents, from Barnardos Early Learning Centre in Mangere to their local leisure centre for a sponsored obstacle course. See... NZ Idol Judge, Megan Alatini, at Big Toddle [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00027.htm


    SCOOP REPORT:


    SCOOP SPECIAL FEATURE: Why Fiji's Military Believes It Ought To Threaten Its Govt

    - Scoop's Selwyn Manning writes that last week, while covering the Forum in Nadi, Fiji, Scoop sought the views of Fijians as to why their military was threatening to over-throw the Fijian government. Should the demands of Fiji's military commander be taken seriously? All said most definitely. What's more, all said Bainimarama had their support. Why is this so? Also, Fiji PM Qarase says he will not quit. See... Scoop Feature: Fiji An Icon Of Pacific Instability [1] ALSO:Scoop Audio: Selwyn Manning on the BBC:Scoop Audio. [2] Reports how Fiji's government has lost control of its military after its PM Qarase ordered the country's military chief to be sacked. He issues an update on events.

  • Scoop Report - NZ PM Calls For Fiji Military Boss To Stand Aside [3]
  • Scoop Report - Scoop Report: Fiji PM Fails To Oust Military Chief [4]
  • NZ Govt - Peters urges Fiji commander to stop threats [5]
  • National - National offers bipartisan support on Fiji [6]
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Fiji Travel Advisory [7]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00023.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00027.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00018.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00002.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00028.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00042.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0611/S00017.htm


    Scoop Audio: Selwyn Manning and Radio Adelaide's Peter Godfrey discuss:

    Scoop Audio. How Fiji's government appears to have lost control of its military after its PM Qarase ordered the military chief to be sacked.

  • INTERNATIONAL NEWS:
    Pacific News: Tongan Soldiers Join RAMSI

    - Thirty two soldiers from the Kingdom of Tonga joined the Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands (RAMSI) this week. The Tongan platoon replaced a platoon from the Papua New Guinea Defence Force who have completed their rotation. See … Tongan platoon welcomed back to Solomon Islands [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00036.htm


    Global Warming: Greenpeace Releases New Images Of Glacier Melting

    - Hamburg, Germany - Greenpeace today released new photographs of rapidly melting glaciers in Europe to call upon the world's Governments attending next week's Climate Conference in Nairobi to 'wake up and smell the coffee'. See... Governments must and can save the climate [1] ALSO:

  • Youth United Against Climate Change! [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00034.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00039.htm


    UN AUDIO NEWS:

    UN Audio: Scoop Audio. [1] Security Council Extends Transitional Government in Cote d'Ivoire - UNICEF Ready to Help 2 Million People Return Home as Truce is Renewed in Northern Uganda - UN Envoy Warns of Conflict After Collapse of Somali Peace Talks - Panama Named Compromise Candidate for Seat on Security Council - US Detains UN Employee on Internal Fraud Charges – SPECIAL FEATURES: NGOs Race to End Illicit Arms Trade + Youth Delegate from Darfur, Sudan Talks about his Troubled Region.


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00042.htm


    MORE WORLD HEADLINES:

  • Sri Lankan Drops Bombs on Killinochi Hospital [1]
  • BANGLADESH - Photographer arrested and tortured [2]
  • Australia joins protest against Iceland’s whaling [3]
  • Peru: Historic Double Triumph For Indians [4]
  • More than 300,000 reasons for hope in Darfur [5]
  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00041.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00040.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00038.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00033.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00032.htm

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