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1: NZ is too Heavy for the Knowledge Wave Surfboard

New Zealand will never ride the Knowledge Wave while the number of people on welfare continues to rise, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00143.htm


2: 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


3: 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


4: Educated Women Most Generous Kiwis

New Zealand women aged between 30 and 49 years are the most generous in the country, according to a survey conducted by CCF NZ recently.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0108/S00012.htm


5: Questions For Oral Answer Wed 8 Aug 2001

1. Hon KEN SHIRLEY to the Minister for Industry and Regional Development: Has he seen a report to the Wood Processing Strategy Climate Change Group prepared by the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research in July 2001; if so, what does he conclude ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00159.htm


6: The New Write 8 August 2001

State Owned Enterprises Minister Mark Burton is under fire for walking out on a select committee hearing, at which he was facing tough questions, to attend a reception for a General from the People's Liberation Army of China.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00033.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: Big News: Two Inequitable Bills

The Prostitution Reform Bill and the bill on paid parental leave are two of the most discriminatory bills around. I partially support the prostitution bill purely because it will provide sex workers with protection – well, those 18 and over at least. Those ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00044.htm


9: Action Update From Papakura Water Pressure Group

Action Update. Thank you to those who came to Bellfield Rd on wedneasday to prevent United Water from disconnecting Peter's water services. It was a great success and water is still flowing. Thanks also to Auckland Water Pressure Group who brought ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00035.htm


10: Radio NZ Suspends PSA Members

"RNZ has issued PSA members with notices of suspension following a failure to resolve Collective Agreement negotiations in mediation today" said PSA national secretary Richard Wagstaff.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00063.htm


11: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 7 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Knowledge Wave And Economic Policy – Benefit Policy – Jim, His Bank, And The Securities Act x 2 – Swearing At Public Servants – Jury Reforms – Air New Zealand – Legal Proceedings – Trevor Mallard’s Views On ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00040.htm


12: Ford Achieves Number One For July

A strong July result has seen Ford New Zealand claim number one position for passenger and total vehicles sales for the month, and also reclaim total industry leadership for the year to date.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00067.htm


13: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 8 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Climate Change And Forestry – Health Racial Bias Allegations – People’s Bank And PM – Tertiary Education Strategy – Jim’s Securities Regs Breach – Numeracy Teaching - ANZFA Changes – DHB Deficit Forecasts – Immigration ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00045.htm


14: No Further Crown Action In Rankin Case

The Attorney General Margaret Wilson says the Crown will not be seeking costs in the case of Christine Rankin.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00161.htm


15: Radio New Zealand Industrial Action

Radio New Zealand staff members belonging to the Public Service Association will strike from 4.00 pm today. Parties engaged in mediation were making some progress when PSA representatives walked out at 1.30 pm this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00057.htm


16: Image: Ford Escape Climbs Sky Tower

Ford New Zealand, Sky City Ltd and Auckland based vehicle accessory manufacturer Best Bars are the brains behind the current Sky Tower promotion, which has seen a new Escape Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) suspended 60 metres above the street.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00040.htm


17: TV Documentary Exposes Fiji Tuna Industry

SUVA (FLP): A documentary produced by Labour Party senator 'Atu Bain in the deposed coalition government has been screened on the Australian television network SBS.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00022.htm


18: Water Pollution Problems Likely From Gold Mine

Inadequate information about mine design mean that water pollution problems from a proposed Reefton gold mine cannot be properly assessed, according to reports obtained under the Official Information Act by the Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00029.htm


19: National Radio Midday Report

Human Cloning – Heart Study – Northern Ireland – Tertiary Funding – Peter Sinclair – Killing Fields – Lundy Murders – Prison Officers – Recycling Inundation – Retail Sales

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00030.htm


20: Scoop Images: Looking Down On Queenstown

Images of the view over Queenstown from Norman Mackay . Queenstown taken on 2nd August from the Skyline viewing area. View from the Skyline Gondola taken on 2nd August.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00039.htm


21: National Objects To Anti-Democratic MMP Report

National strongly objects to the conclusions of a select committee on MMP which favour sticking to the status quo and exclude allowing the public to have a say on the future of MMP.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00162.htm


22: Loopholes For Securities Law Evaders

Minister Burton's last minute so called legal opinions are laughable says ACT MP Stephen Franks, an experienced commercial lawyer. "He waved the first around Parliament last week to deny offences by the Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Anderton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00166.htm


23: Greens Support MMP, 120 Seats, No Referendum

The Green Party is satisfied with the outcome of the Select Committee Inquiry into MMP.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00163.htm


24: ACT - Abolition Of Maori Seats

ACT will continue to press for abolition of Maori seats ' despite the majority decision of the MMP Review Committee to retain them, Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00164.htm


25: Shell New Zealand Welcomes Fuel Quality Document

Shell New Zealand has welcomed the release of the public discussion document on fuel quality.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00065.htm


26: Govt Inaction On Moratorium Drives Out Research

"As predicted by ACT New Zealand, the Government's paralysis in lifting the moratorium on clinical and field trials for genetically modified organisms is driving research offshore and contributing to the brain drain," says Ken Shirley, ACT's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00156.htm


27: Howard's End: Frightening Possibilities

Italian embryologist Severino Antinori, the man who enabled a 62-year-old women to have a baby in 1994, is scheduled to announce later this week at the National Academy of Sciences, that he will genetically clone humans by impregnating 200 women. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00038.htm


28: Record Enrolments In Ma¯Ori Electoral Option

The 4-month 2001 Ma¯ori Electoral Option closed on Wednesday 1 August 2001 with a significant increase in the total number of new Ma¯ori enrolments. 18,574 new Ma¯ori enrolments were received; 40.9% more than in the last Option in 1997.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00036.htm


29: Regulation And Prohibition - Same Wedge

Newly formed action group 'Justice and Action on Hash' condemns the recent comments of both sides of the cannabis debate regarding the STA's petition against decriminalisation. JAH supports the full and unregulated legalisation of cannabis.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00034.htm


30: Malleable Maharey Resorts To Bribery

The Government's new $35 million tertiary fund is a poorly disguised bribe aimed at getting weak Minister Steve Maharey out of his latest fix, ACT Tertiary Education Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00149.htm

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