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1: Anderton's Nicked: Papers Published on Internet

ACT MP Rodney Hide today published secret Government papers detailing Jim Anderton's breaches of the law that cost taxpayers $40 million.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00097.htm


2: Auckland Traffic Is Not Torture - Candle Week

Being beaten up in custody over hours, days or months because of who you are is.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00014.htm


3: PM must heed advice and lift cap on Air NZ

The Prime Minister should demonstrate her commitment to the overwhelming call from the Catch the Knowledge Wave conference for the Government to set rules that allow it to get on and build the economy, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00094.htm


4: 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


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: A Tale Of Two Commissions

Public inquiries into controversial technology have a mixed history in New Zealand. Having proposed in 1973 a public investigation of nuclear power, I was then sufficiently encouraged by the proceedings of the Royal Commission on Nuclear Power that in 1977 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00022.htm


7: HARD NEWS 03/08/01 - Sorry, But Not A Sausage

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Part of me feels sorry for Christine Rankin. She was no doubt subject to some intellectual arrogance. She was unfortunate enough to have been appointed under one government and be unwanted by its successor. I think much ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00022.htm


8: Rugby Union Bans Fiji Television Over Political Ad

SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): The Fiji Rugby Football Union has suspended Fiji Television from covering any of its matches in protest over a political advertisement featuring celebrity player Waisale Serevi, according to news media reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00008.htm


9: Scoop Satire: Pitzfatrick Converts

EDITORS NOTE: Scoop is today commencing publication of satirical articles from the Babylon Express satirical newspaper. Those easily offended and seldom amused should avoid this content. See the author's note at the end of this page for more information ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00031.htm


10: Howard's End: Imagination Vs Knowledge

A high school student Scoop reader has responded to my Catching the Knowledge Wave column asking that I explain what I meant when I wrote, "imagination is more important than knowledge". Maree Howard responds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00025.htm


11: Knowledge Wave Turns Out to be an Elitist Puddle

You can only surf the knowledge wave if you have received an invitation and can afford to buy the surfboard. That's the message the government is sending to current and prospective students with this week's high-profile Knowledge Wave conference ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00015.htm


12: Brash's Benefit Stand Brave

What Mr Brash said yesterday at the Knowledge Wave Conference was so blindingly obvious that his speech should have been described as boring and predictable. Instead it is met with anger and outrage. In a country which purportedly upholds free speech ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00016.htm


13: Scoop Images: Views of Ngauruhoe

More images taken from Mt Ruapehu of Mt Ngauruhoe... Mt Ngauruhoe at sunset. Mt Ngauruhoe from Hutt Flat. Mt Ngauruhoe from the top of the Waterfall.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00024.htm


14: 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


15: Non-Surgical Cancer Treatment Services Report

The New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation is delighted that more therapies will be available, as appropriate, for patients with breast cancer, says Dr Vernon Harvey, medical oncologist and member of the Foundation's medical advisory committee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0108/S00011.htm


16: Knowledge Wave -Media Statement from the Co-Chairs

The Catching the Knowledge Wave conference has made an important contribution to New Zealand’s ability to achieve a more prosperous and socially cohesive future, the conference co-chairs, Prime Minister Helen Clark and the Vice-Chancellor of The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00095.htm


17: Minister Wipes-Out on Knowledge Wave

The Minister of Agriculture, Jim Sutton, has wiped-out and hit the rocks in his recent attempt at riding the backside of the Knowledge Wave.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00019.htm


18: Intel® QX3™ Computer Microscope

Intel® has announced the QX3™ Computer Microscope and CD-ROM, which have been designed to make the microscopic world more accessible and let kids experience the world around them in a whole new way. Aimed at the scientist in younger students, aged 6 and upwards, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00016.htm


19: Irish Eyes: Glory Days Of Gothic Weather Reportage

As rain threatens to recrudesce across the country Irish Eyes invites you on a tour of the dungeon room, where lie the darker additions to our collective collection of weatherly wisdom.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00030.htm


20: Howard's End: Messy Surf At Knowledge Wave

If New Zealand faces such dire economic consequences that it prompts speakers at the Catching the Knowledge Wave Conference to call for desperate and urgent changes, then how do they explain that Japan, the world's second-most productive economy, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00021.htm


21: Countries Speak Against New Issues At WTO Council

This is a short report of the latest developments in the WTO in Geneva. The General Council held a 2 day informal meeting on 30-31 July for a "stocktaking" or reality check on the situation re Doha Ministerial.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00011.htm


22: National Radio Midday Report

Britomart Funding – Power Savings – Gavin Dash – Prison Officers – Northland Fire – Middle East – Oz Car Manufacturing – Maori Leaders – Theresa Cormack – Pepper Punishment – Indian Flood – Stem Cell Research – Racism Conference – Arthritis Services – LPG ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00018.htm


23: Celebrate NZ's Creative Edge - Greens

A conference to celebrate and enhance New Zealand's creative talents should be the next step in counter-acting our poor economic performance and pessimistic attitudes, says Green Party co-leader Rod Donald.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00099.htm


24: Stateside: Centipede Shoes On The Road

When the church bells ring out over England to celebrate royal birthdays, weddings, funerals do you ever wonder how bellringers get to practise without alienating their neighbours? We're not talking here about a garage band practice, after all!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00029.htm


25: It's about whanau, it's about whakapapa

Prime Minister Helen Clark and Associate Maori Affairs and Health Minister Tariana Turia are delighted with the first ever nationwide Maori quit smoking campaign 'It's about whanau'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00096.htm


26: New Zealand's First Ambassador To North Korea

New Zealand’s first Ambassador to North Korea will be New Zealand Ambassador to South Korea Roy Ferguson, who will be cross-accredited from Seoul, Foreign Affairs and Trade Minister Phil Goff announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00098.htm


27: Knowledge Wave Or Capitalist Tsunami?

The New Zealand University Students' Association (NZUSA) has echoed the criticisms of other groups that the Knowledge Wave conference is in part trying to turn back the clock to the failed policies of the 1980s and 90s.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0108/S00017.htm


28: Brash Speech 'Outs' English

Bill English's reported comments that Don Brash's speech to the 'Knowledge Wave' conference was 'just another speech' demonstrates what a joke the National Party's principles are.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00010.htm


29: Keith Rankin: A Knowledge Province?

The National Government wanted a "knowledge economy". The present Labour- led government wants a "knowledge society", but may not know the difference. Australia is posturing to become a "knowledge nation". We all want to catch ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00011.htm


30: “Green Team” to launch local body campaign

Green candidates for the upcoming local body elections in the Wellington region will be launching their campaign with a high-tech theme at (e)-vision (corner of Blair and Wakefield Streets, Wellington) on August 9th from 5.30 pm – 6.30 pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00017.htm

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