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Top Scoop Stories - 30 November 2007 News Summary


Today's Top Scoops - November 30, 2007

LEAD STORY:

Computers: NZ Police Hunt Zombie Wrangler

NZ POLITICS:

Electoral Finance: Yet Another March
Foreign Affairs: Clark Of The Nile
Disasters: Further Emergency Aid Supplies Bound For PNG

BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH:

Tech: Put Google on your CV this Summer!
Conservation: DOC Fight Fire In Protected Chathams Peat Forest
Finance: Collapse of Capital + Merchant Finance

WORLD:

Medical: HIV/AIDS Spreading Among Tribal Peoples
Land Rights: Githabul People's Native Title Recognised In NSW
Foreign Affairs: Just The Facts: 2007 War Funding By The Numbers
Medical: Measles Deaths In Africa Plummet By 91 Per Cent

COMMENT:

Rosalea Barker: Being The Media At Annapolis Conference

LIFESTYLE:

Health: World AIDS Day Saturday
Xmas: NZ Army Band To Bring Christmas Cheer


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LEAD STORY

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Computers: NZ Police Hunt Zombie Wrangler - Working as part of an international investigation into cyber-crime Waikato Police searched an address in the district this week. Other searches took place in Northland and Canterbury. Waikato Crime Services Manager, Detective Inspector Peter Devoy, said a man, known by his cyber ID as 'AKILL', is being interviewed as part of an investigation involving the NZ Police, FBI and Dutch authorities. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0711/S00084.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00650.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0711/S00082.htm


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NZ POLITICS

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Electoral Finance: Yet Another March - I am organising a final Protest March against the Electoral Finance Bill, this Saturday 1 December marching down Queen Street. I have organized this march for a number of reasons... More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00487.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00618.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00596.htm


Foreign Affairs: Clark Of The Nile - "Like many other countries, we see Egypt as the heart of the Arab world and of Middle East, and as a door to Africa. In establishing the New Zealand Embassy in Cairo, we recognise the importance to New Zealand, and its engagement with the wider Middle East and Africa regions, of our relationship with Egypt." More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00609.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00608.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00588.htm


Disasters: Further Emergency Aid Supplies Bound For PNG - An Air Force C130 Hercules will fly to Papua New Guinea tomorrow, carrying emergency supplies for victims of severe flooding in the eastern province of Oro, Foreign Minister Winston Peters and Defence Minister Phil Goff announced today. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00605.htm


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BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH

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Tech: Put Google on your CV this Summer! - NZ high-schoolers are being given a once in lifetime opportunity to work with Google over December and January in a computing contest with the lure of money, Google T-Shirts, and travel. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0711/S00125.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0711/S00077.htm


Conservation: DOC Fight Fire In Protected Chathams Peat Forest - DOC firefighters are battling a blaze in a protected peat forest on the Chatham Islands. The fire is burning in the southern end of the 422.9 ha Wharekauri (Greenswamp) Conservation Area in the northern Chatham Islands. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0711/S00168.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00311.htm


Finance: Collapse of Capital + Merchant Finance - The mandatory requirement for finance companies to have approved credit ratings should be brought forward following the collapse of Capital + Merchant Finance, the Consumers' Institute said today. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00646.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00629.htm


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WORLD

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Medical: HIV/AIDS Spreading Among Tribal Peoples - HIV/AIDS was virtually unknown among the Bushmen of the Central Kalahari in Botswana before the government evicted them from their land. But in New Xade resettlement camp in 2002, at least 40% of Bushman deaths were due to AIDS. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S01365.htm


Land Rights: Githabul People's Native Title Recognised In NSW - Justice Branson of the Federal Court of Australia is scheduled to make the consent determination at Woodenbong, recognising the Githabul People's native title rights and interests over 1,120 sq km just south of the Queensland border. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S01359.htm


Foreign Affairs: Just The Facts: 2007 War Funding By The Numbers - Before leaving for another holiday break, Congress should stop ducking the issue of funding our troops and send the President a clean bill he can sign. No matter how some leaders here in Washington, D.C. feel about the war, our troops deserve their ... More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S01357.htm


Medical: Measles Deaths In Africa Plummet By 91 Per Cent - Deaths from measles in Africa have dropped by 91 per cent - or from an estimated 396,000 to 36,000 - between 2000 and 2006, thus achieving the United Nations goal to cut measles deaths by 90 per cent four years early, it was announced today. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0711/S01326.htm


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COMMENT

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Rosalea Barker: Being The Media At Annapolis Conference - My heart sinks, because the last bus back to DC leaves in less than an hour and it sure looks like a two-hour line. Turns out that line is for the people whose credential request got lost in a computer glitch and miraculously I'm not one of them. It... More >> [1]

Also from Rosalea:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00434.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00415.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00426.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00425.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/sections/world.html


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LIFESTYLE

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Health: World AIDS Day Saturday - Catching a computer virus is easy...so too is HIV A new computer virus is spreading throughout New Zealand like wildfire, but it's not what you'd expect. It's actually an ingenious hoax created by the New Zealand AIDS Foundation to demonstrate just how easy it is to become infected with HIV if you don't take precautions. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0711/S00145.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0711/S00172.htm


Xmas: NZ Army Band To Bring Christmas Cheer - The NZ Army Band will help kick off the holiday season in Wellington on Tuesday, 4 December in their last major concert for the year. The event, "Christmas Cheer with the NZ Army Band", will be held at 7pm at the Michael Fowler Centre. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00483.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0711/S00398.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00317.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0711/S00402.htm


And those were the Top Scoops on this day, November 30, 2007

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