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1: NEWSFLASH: Royal Commission Report Released

The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification has backed the limited use of genetic engineering technology in its report released by the government at a press conference in the Beehive this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00178.htm


2: Scoop Images: Inside Edoras

Scoop’s content partner theonering.net has recently published a set of photographs of the inside of the Edoras set.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00175.htm


3: People Gather For A Ge-Free Nation

July 27: At 12 noon, in more than 42* towns and cities across the country, New Zealanders are gathering to show the Government they want a GE-Free nation. The nationwide gatherings are being held to mark the handover of the recommendations of the Royal Commission ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00120.htm


4: Images: NZ Hairdresser Of The Year

Tracey Merritt, winner of the 2001 L'Oreal Professionnel Colour Trophy Awards and New Zealand Hairdesser of the Year. Image from Bruce Jarvis Photographic Services.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00094.htm


5: Governor-General to receive report on GM

The members of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification will call on the Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30 pm on Friday 27 July, to present their report.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00071.htm


6: Is Maharey Debunking Myths Or Making Them?

In recent weeks, the Minister has been attempting to use statistics to debunk "myths" surrounding the DPB. He knows that there is growing unease amongst voters across the political spectrum about the social and economic problem that the DPB has become.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00125.htm


7: Sludge Report #7 - Negotiating With A Psycopath

IN THIS EDITION - FIJI COUP SPECIAL: How Do You Negotiate With A Psycopath? - If This Was A Telemovie - We Haven't Yet Got To The Bottom Of Who Is Behind This! - Conclusions

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0005/S00125.htm


8: NEWSFLASH: GM Royal Commission Report Presented

The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00173.htm


9: Stateside with Rosalea: Job's Lot

John Ashcroft, Attorney General of the United States, is a bit of worry. He was on the telly this morning in the 'Hour of Power', speaking in the Crystal Cathedral here in California. There's a statue of Job on the campus of the Crystal Cathedral, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00176.htm


10: REAL BEER NEWS - SPARGING ONLINE

Searching for Gold, we can help you find it. Our Premium Malts have contributed to numerous category and gold winners at the 2001 NZ International Beer Awards. Names such as the Shakespeare, Cock & Bull, St Arnou, Harrington’s, Dux de Lux.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00093.htm


11: People's Bank Knocks Post: CCMAU

Secret Government papers leaked to ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide reveal for the first time the People's Bank's hugely negative impact on New Zealand Post's profits and postal services.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00495.htm


12: Government To Consult On WTO Position

New Zealand will back the launch of a World Trade Organisation round later this year, and the Government is committed to widespread consultations on New Zealand's position, Acting Trade Negotiations Minister Phil Goff said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00502.htm


13: GM Royal Commission Completes Its Task

Wellington - 27 July 2001: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification today concluded its inquiry with the handing of its Report to the Governor-General, Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30pm at Government House.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00079.htm


14: A Defining Week For New Zealand

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley is predicting that two major events this week will highlight defining differences between the two major political parties, and lay the groundwork for next year's election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00500.htm


15: Save Our Children from Obscene Essene Literature!!

"The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, spindled, folded and mutilated that so-called "christian" groups are calling for the importation and viewing of obscene and Essence papyri that contains nothing but perverted obscene Essene ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00124.htm


16: HARD NEWS 27/7/01 - Scary Movie, Italian Style

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... how was your week? Probably not as bad as that of anyone unlucky enough to be on the end of a Carabinieri's baton, I'd wager.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00168.htm


17: Venture Investment Fund Board Appointments

The Government has appointed a six-member advisory board for the new $100 million New Zealand Venture Investment Fund.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00498.htm


18: National Radio Midday Report

Meningococcal Vaccine – GM Report – Power Savings – Johnson Murder - Carpark Examination – Rapist Held – Britomart – Middle East – Indian Outburst – Soccer Tragedy – Fiji Army – School Camp – Testicle Loss

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0107/S00139.htm


19: Don't Be Fooled By GE Food

This is the message behind the 2 commercials now appearing 3 to 4 times a day on TV3. The commercials point out that genetically engineered food cannot be guaranteed safe as no independent long term clinical testing has been done anywhere in the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00080.htm


20: Images: Sylvia Cartwright Receives GM Report

The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00172.htm


21: Funding good news but road blocks ahead

Transfund's decision to contribute $20 million to the Waitemata Waterfront Interchange is good news for Auckland but raises questions about access to future funding for operating costs, National's Transport spokesperson Belinda Vernon said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00504.htm


22: Windows On To The History Of Mental Health

From electro-convulsive therapy to epilepsy, from criminal lunacy to community care, a new book opens windows on to the history of mental health treatment in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00092.htm


23: Images: GE Free NZ Rally At Parliament

Parliament's forecourt today was venue for the Wellington leg of a series of rallies nationwide held to mark the hand over of the Royal Commission's report on genetic modification. The report is being received by the Governor General at Government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00479.htm


24: Parliament Turns On Its Electricity Generators

Energy Minister Pete Hodgson will switch on diesel generators at Parliament today that will cut Parliament's reliance on external supply by at least 20 percent. The generators in the basement of the Parliamentary Library will run during the peak ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00503.htm


25: Compulsory Pre-School Plan Orwellian Con Job

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Labour's plan for compulsory pre-school education for 4 year olds is a massive con job.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00501.htm


26: Government Risks Inflaming The GM Debate

The decision by the Government to give the Green Party privileged access to the Report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification risks inflaming the post-release debate, the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00121.htm


27: Irish Eyes: King Henry's Feast

A bowl of fruit, good for your bowels. Still life of a bowel full of fruit. In the life giving rain that is good for your skin. Ah my little chiquita, bonita, apples from the south of France. Sunshine and sunflowers, cold pressed virgins shivering, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00177.htm


28: Tracking Wills On The Web - A World First

In what is believed to be a world-first, an Auckland lawyer has established a web-based directory enabling people to record details on the whereabouts of their last Will and Testament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00072.htm


29: Sri Lanka Fortnightly News Bulletin - 12 - 26 July

Air force base attacked, Political crisis in Sri Lanka deepened, Massive anti-government protests, Divided opinion on referendum, Catholic delegation to meet LTTE, Sri Lanka to allow media access to war areas, Other news A news bulletin on Sri Lanka produced ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00101.htm


30: Myriad Marketing Toy Safety Judgment

Important precedent for retailers and distributors: High Court finds that novelty containers can be toys-toy safety standard can apply to them

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0107/S00234.htm

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