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1: Howard's End: Killing Children In Godzone

If Steve Maharey is right that there have been an average of 7 child homicides a year over the last 30 years, then that makes New Zealand bigger killers of children than the UK and the whole of Europe over the same period. John Howard writes.

2: More Scoop BIG Images: Rotorua Eruption! Rotorua Kuirau Park 26 January 2001 Eruption of Spring 721. An example of the damage to vegetation Geologist examining a balistic block An example of the eruption deposit An example of the damage to vegetation

3: Scoop Images: Rotorua Eruption! – Explosion Crater Rotorua Kuirau Park 26 January 2001 Eruption of Spring 721. An example of the damage to vegetation Geologist examining the explosion crater Geologist examining the explosion crater


Was this a simple open and shut case of good guy wiping out bad guy? Is there more to the death of Steven Wallace? Watch the documentary and you decide.

5: Sludge Report #49 – Dubya’s Storm Arrives On Time

In this edition: Dubya’s Storm Arrives On Time

6: Scoop: Just Politics

Ormond To Contest ACT Presidency - Wellington Issues Overshadowed By Allowance Row - Blame Trade Deficit On Import Dependence - Goff Pledges $500,000 To Indian Earthquake Aid - Maori Prison Population Makes Corrections Dept TOW Policy Essential

7: Credibility Threatened By Weird Recommendations

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne says that although the Getting Set report contains a good analysis of the problems confronting the development and promotion of sport in New Zealand, its overall credibility is threatened by some of its "weird" ...

8: Mike Lorigan

Mike Lorigan the Press Secretary to ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble and editor of Mr Prebble’s weekly ‘Letter from Wellington’ was tragically killed in an aeroplane crash near Canberra on the weekend.

9: Maharey Announces Further Tertiary Appointments

New Government appointees to university, polytechnic and college of education councils were announced today by Associate Education (Tertiary Education) Minister Steve Maharey.

10: Govt Should Release Report on People’s Bank

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley is calling on the Prime Minister to release the Cameron Report evaluating the merits or otherwise of the People’s Bank.

11: SHARP ETIQUETTE: More Tips For Sharp Meetings

Finding it hard to stay sharp in staff meetings? Why not try some more of these neat little exercises.

12: Sutton: Inconsistent Minister

Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton has dug a hole and jumped into it by making promises he has not kept, says ACT Rural Affairs Spokesman Owen Jennings.

13: One Eye Art Gallery Should Focus On Public Good

Party Leader Graham Capill has spoken out against the One Eye Art Gallery in Paekakariki, for is exhibition called Group Sex.

14: Top Scoops (With Sharp Stories)

Howard’s End: Astonishing NZ Child Killing Statistics - David Miller: Desert Storm, Victory or an Unresolved Conflict? - ACT Press Secretary Mike Lorigan Killed In Aus Plane Crash - One4B: Govt Drug Dealer Protecting Own Turf, Say Libz - PM’s Waitangi ...

15: 60 Minutes Report Results In ACT UP Arrest Warrant

Activists to turn themselves in Monday to face trumped up charges filed by D.A. three months after non-violent office protest

16: One4B Ban Call Shows Docs Want Drug Monopoly

"The Medical Association's call for a ban on the substance known as One4b is further evidence of their desire to retain a government-enforced monopoly as the only legal drug dealers in the country," said Libertarianz Health Deregulation ...

17: PM Receives Waitangi Day Invitation

The Young Nationals have invited her to a “BBQ and a few beers” in Wellington. Young Nationals Chair Daniel Gordon said that as a compassionate conservative, he felt obliged to invite Ms Clark to the party at “my mate Phil’s place.”

18: Wellington The Big Loser In Bunkle/Hobbs Fiasco

United Future leader and Ohariu Belmont MP, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Wellington region is the major loser in the ongoing row over allowances paid to Ministers Marion Hobbs and Phillida Bunkle.

19: David Miller: Desert Storm, Unresolved Conflict?

January 16th of this year marked the tenth anniversary of Operation Desert Storm in which the United States led a multinational coalition, which liberated Kuwait from Iraqi occupation.

20: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

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