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1: Low Hydro Lakes Threaten West Coast Blackouts

Trustpower spokesman Graeme Purches told Scoop this morning that the company would shut down its Dillams, Arnold, and Wahapo stations if there was no rain within the next 24 to 48 hours.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00152.htm


2: Meridian & Tim Barnett Still Have Explaining To Do

More questions than ever are raised by Meridian Energy's attempts to explain its surreptitious advertising of Labour MP Tim Barnett, ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00423.htm


3: NIWA Gets It Wrong And The Cost Is Huge

High electricity prices can be blamed in large measure on grossly inaccurate forecasts by NIWA, ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00413.htm


4: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 25 July 200

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Minister of Health: Will she instruct the Canterbury District Health Board to ensure that their restructuring plans for the Christchurch Hospital emergency department do not put patient safety at risk or undermine the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00418.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –25 July

Today's questions of the day concerned: Christchurch Hospital – Pepper Spray Deaths – Canterbury Health Cuts – ENZA Bailout – TVNZ Financial Woes – Climate Change Agreement – Southland Health Budget – Regional Development – Northland Health Budget – Electricity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00153.htm


6: TV Review: What did you hear about Genoa?

In the 1960s Gill Scott Heron sang "The Revolution will not be televised". On Saturday I watched as Sky News broadcast from the police front line. Walking past the camera, lines of police moved forward.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00151.htm


7: J'Accuse: Waikato Times 'Vicious Liars'

The Waikato Times have been condemned as "vicious liars" by Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell following what he calls "disgusting and baseless accusations of racism" on the front pages of the Times that will undoubtedly impact on the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00103.htm


8: Scoop Images: The View From Ohau’s Ski Slopes

Images from Ohau ski-field, nearby the most photogenic mountain village in the world, taken by Norman Mackay .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00142.htm


9: Scoop Images: Pictures Of An Anarchist’s Death

The following image sequence shows the death of anti-capitalist Carlo Giuliani during protests in Genoa yesterday, Friday 20th July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00123.htm


10: Italy, Ya Basta Declares War - G8 Summit

We learn from the Italian media that in a meeting held in Rome on May 24, the Italian and the US government have decided to declare war to the multitude of brothers and sisters that will gather in Genoa against the G8 meeting scheduled for July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00002.htm


11: National Radio Midday Report

Dams Closed – Jamieson Killing – Dog Attack – G8 Arrest – Trade Agreement Framework – Job Losses – Liver Pieces – Mall Attack – Maori TV – Chilean Wine – International Students – Campbell Will Play – ADHD Guidelines

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0107/S00121.htm


12: Kiwis Beaten And Detained In Genoa

EN was detained for five hours by Carabinieri. JA was beaten by Carabinieri. This is our account. NOTE: The authors of this report have requested to be identified only by their initials.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00143.htm


13: Labour Wimps Out On Parental Leave

A no-show from Labour at a paid parental leave rally at Parliament today speaks volumes about their commitment to paid parental leave, National MP Marie Hasler said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00424.htm


14: Call For Urgent National Power Saving Campaign

Businesses facing contract renewals for their electricity supply are in deep trouble, the Employers & Manufacturers Association says. Competition in the electricity market is now virtually non-existent with the price of power peaking 500 per cent ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00193.htm


15: Howard's End: Publicly Funded Research Pays

There's good news for New Zealand university and research institutes' seeking public funding following the release of a Stanford University study which shows that the economic return on publicly funded basic research, while slow in coming, is far greater ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00150.htm


16: Wellington journalist arrested at Genoa

Foreign Affairs have confirmed that the New Zealander arrested at the G8 summit protests in Genoa is Wellington journalist, Sam Buchanan. Mr Buchanan, who has worked for a number of community papers including City Voice, was one of over 90 protesters ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00098.htm


17: "Ex MP In Porn Tapes"

A prominent local politician, a number of local lawyers, and some local media personalities are among "the main actors" in pornographic video tapes seized from the home of the murdered Red Cross director John Scott, claims the Daily Post newspaper.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00084.htm


18: National Starts To Fight Dirty On Super Fund

The National Party has lost its academic argument over the establishment of a superannuation fund and has resorted to trying to scare retired people into believing that their services will be cut.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00419.htm


19: Stop Stealing From Maori To Pay For TV

"The Labour/Alliance minority Government should stop stealing money from Maori in taxes to let them fund their own television network, rather than setting up a nationalised, taxvictim funded, propaganda service for the Minister of Maori Affairs ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00101.htm


20: Business Needs Real Answers On Power Prices

Business New Zealand welcomes today's intervention by acting Energy Minister Paul Swain in calling an urgent meeting with business and industry over the electricity crisis.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00196.htm


21: Clark Handing Out The Hangi Pigs

"The Libertarianz Party believes a broadcasting service for New Zealanders of Maori descent is long overdue," said Larry Timberlake, the Party's Spokesman on the Deregulation of Broadcasting. "Ethnic minorities may already tune into ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00100.htm


22: David Miller: Hooliganism of the 21st Century

United States President George W. Bush is claiming success in behalf of his fellow G-8 leaders following their summit meeting in Genoa over the past week. Despite having to contend with differences of opinion with European nations over the Kyoto pact ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00141.htm


23: Scoop: Just Politics (Anyone Deserve A Big Break?)

Govt Unveils Maori TV Plan - Nats Have Super Committee, But Still No Policy - Integrating Labour Standards Into Trade Agreements - Labour MPs Snob Paid Parental Leave Rally - Questions Over Labour MP’s Meridian Ad Unanswered - Primary Students’ Reading Improving ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00155.htm


24: Students welcome private education moratorium

The New Zealand University Students’ Association (NZUSA) is today welcoming the government’s decision to cut public funding to new private training courses and providers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00036.htm


25: Socially Irresponsible Advertising Condemned

Families Apart Require Equality (FARE) spokesperson Darryl Ward today condemned the series of advertisements currently being broadcast in support of the Women's Refuge Campaign as being "hate promoting and seriously socially irresponsible", ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00105.htm


26: Feedback: Congratulations To Pete Hodgson

Congratulations to Pete Hodgson, Minister for the Environment, and his staff, for their work on the Bonn agreement. They have demonstrated what New Zealanders who are passionate, and believe in their country's potential as international brokers, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00148.htm


27: World's Largest Rat Eradication Project

Conservation Minister Sandra Lee says the world's largest rat eradication project is running ahead of schedule, following the completion of a helicopter airdrop of 120 tonnes of poisoned bait on remote Campbell Island.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00382.htm


28: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –24 July

Today's questions of the day concerned: Super – Charity Tax Status – Ngawha Prison Bribery Allegations – DHB Deficits And Service Cuts – Time Limits On Benefits – Statutory Management For ENZA – Telephone Line Charges – Select Committee Evasion – ERO Review ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00145.htm


29: Feedback: RAV's, LAV's And Things

It is interesting to note that the US Army has decided to equip its Interim Brigade Combat Teams with LAV-111's of a similar variant to those being purchased by our government for the New Zealand Defence Force.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00144.htm


30: Private Sector Response To PTE Funding Moratorium

The PTE (private training establishment) sector expressed its concern today at the impact of the Government’s funding moratorium on innovation in tertiary education.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00037.htm

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