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1: Disastrous Poll For Alliance

It’s doldrums time for the Alliance with the most recent One News Colmar Brunton Polls showing the junior coalition partner is languishing below the margin of error.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00064.htm


2: HARD NEWS 12/5/00 - Convincing, Evasive, Likeable

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, it's finally happened. Like so many of the great and good, and like the Prime Minister herself, I'm to be sent off for "media skills" training.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00062.htm


3: Winston To The Rescue Of Man's Best Friend

New Zealand First Leader and Tauranga MP, Rt Hon Winston Peters, is mounting a campaign to prevent the export of New Zealand dogs to some Asian countries where they are slaughtered and eaten.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00302.htm


4: The Sludge Report #4 - Poll Shocker For Alliance

IN THIS ISSUE: Poll Shocker For Alliance - Bring On Harre And Robson - Clear and Telecom Kiss And Make Up - But It Won't Save Telecom - Sludge Supports NBR On Naming Issue - Timberlands Resolution Expected This Arvo - Sort Of

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00066.htm


5: Sludge Report #3 – The Linda And Helen Show

IN THIS ISSUE: Face The Nation Begins With Wet Bus-ticket Slapping Show - Radio New Zealand Miffed - FBI Spin Reversal On Love Bug - Hillary Looks A Sitter For New York Seat In Senate - South Asian Spin - New Internationalism In Sierra Leone

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00057.htm


6: Opinion: Try taking back the power to issue money

Jim Anderton, Minister of Economic Development doesn’t want Don Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank, to raise interest rates to ‘slow down’ the economy. Anderton says high interest rates attract money away from investment and jobs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00058.htm


7: Scoop Link: Debunking The Elian Myth

DEBUNKING THE ELIAN MYTH: There's More at Stake than Just Elian Propagating Myths Can Lead to Disaster. Remember Waco?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0005/S00067.htm


8: Access To Gold A Rising Issue For Angry Coasters

The meeting in Wellington tomorrow between mayors, Jim Anderton, Dr Michael Cullen and officials over Government's West Coast policies, now looks shaky following Conservation Minister, Sandra Lee's, refusal to grant earlier promised access to Crown land for ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00063.htm


9: Upton Online: Where academics love to tread

Seasoned observers are in broad agreement that Helen Clark's foray into the sociology of policing represents her first serious error of judgement. While she has taken risks (and no hostages) in dealing with the squabbles and boo boos of her team mates, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00265.htm


10: A Week Of It: When Tax Is Good For You

Apart from the continuing controversy over Waitara this week the news to most affect this writer this week - personally - was the quick decision of the government to raise the price of cigarettes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00059.htm


11: Clear And Telecom Reach Agreement On 0867 Internet

Internet users will not pay a two-cents per minute charge for non-0867 Internet calls, under a comprehensive three and a half-month agreement between Telecom and CLEAR.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0005/S00077.htm


12: And now for Telecom and the petrol companies…

Alliance leader and Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton has Telecom and petrol companies in his sights following a landmark court decision.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00295.htm


13: Timberlands proposal balances conservation, jobs

The proposal to end native timber logging on Crown-managed land by 31 March 2002 would achieve a significant conservation gain while minimising the risk of job losses, the shareholding ministers of Timberlands West Coast Ltd said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00311.htm


14: Rimu Decision Shows Govt Double Standards On Green

A decision by the Government today to halt sustainable rimu logging on the West Coast would show its double standards on green issues, the Ecologic Foundation said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00085.htm


15: Scoop Images: Tokyo, Dioxin Capital Of The World

Images of the banner that the four Greenpeace activists hung in Japan. The activists were arrested and are still in custody. Yesterday Japanese police raided the Rainbow Warrior searching for evidence – see... http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00072.htm ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00060.htm


16: SCP HOUSE: Jim Anderton To Lead Off

When Parliament resumes tomorrow it will be time for Jim Anderton to step up to the podium and launch the detail of his Regional Development programme.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00065.htm


17: The Cost of a Rash Promise and Buying Votes

Press Release from Brian Swale, member of sustainable forestry campaign group. Monday, 15 May 2000.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00084.htm


18: Future Lefts - They can't handle the truth!

CONTENTS - Editorial: National's Dreamtime - Radical v. Compassionate Conservatism. - One China policy under threat? - NZ divided on social issues? - News - Web site of the Week

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00081.htm


19: Japanese Police raid Rainbow Warrior

Auckland/Tokyo, 11 May 2000 – The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was raided today at 08h10 local time by 50 Japanese Police officers. The Japanese authorities were looking for evidence against the four Greenpeace activists arrested on Tuesday ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00072.htm


20: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


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