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1: Image: Peter Stichbury, The Young Pleasure Seekers

PETER STICHBURY The Young Pleasure Seekers; Preview Tuesday 14 August 5.30 - 7.30pm; 14 August - 1 September 2001

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00043.htm


2: 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


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: Motornet: Holden Gives It Some Gas

"You must get a lot of strange looks driving a white Holden," said the cheerful Maori bloke at the carpark ticket booth. I was running late for a meeting, and looked at him rather blankly. "You know, it looks just like a cop car," he added.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00069.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –14 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: NZ Economic Performance – SOE Profiteering From Power Crisis – National Regional Dev. Flip Flop – CCMAU SOE Leak Inquiry – Teacher Numbers – Ross Armstrong Vs Richard Prebble – ERA Membership – School-Work Bridging ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00079.htm


6: Jim's Witch-Hunt A Waste Of Time

Jim Anderton should stop wasting time on a witch-hunt over leaked documents about the People's Bank, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00259.htm


7: Scoop Satire: Achtung Subversives!

Why not confess from the comfort of you own home with our free SIS sendaway offer?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00077.htm


8: Feedback: RE: Don’t Cry For Air NZ

Keith, Your Southland/Otago analogy for trans-tasman relation is wearing a bit thin.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00068.htm


9: Kiwiflatmates.Com Flatties Not Safe As Houses

With the recent release of the the www.kiwiflatmates.com site, net enabled New Zealanders have been hurrying to the site to watch the 5 people who have volunteered to have their day to day lives put on the Web. Watch for a price that is! For the most intimate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0009/S00007.htm


10: Electricity Information for Sunday 12 August 2001

Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00128.htm


11: Sludge Report #101: Colin Powell’s Curcuit Breaker

In This Edition: Rational Thinking On The Holy Land - For the Government of Israel - For the Palestinian Authority - For the International Community’s Mediator, the USA - Conclusion: Colin Powell’s Curcuit Breaker NOTE: Authors of this report will ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00078.htm


12: Supercomputer Weather: Here Comes The Cold

The NOAA weather supercomputer generated image sequence below shows cold temperatures moving north over New Zealand at six hour intervals starting tomorrow morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00073.htm


13: 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


14: Microsoft Judgment Against Matrix Computers

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - Monday, August 13, 2001 - The High Court of New Zealand has awarded Microsoft Corporation default judgment and costs against Michael Knight and Matrix Computers for copyright infringement. The judgment restricts Mr Knight and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00042.htm


15: Howard's End: Waiting For Rain In Brazil

Brazil is facing an unprecedented energy crisis as a result of severe drought with banks estimating that for every 10 percent of energy cutbacks, industrial production falls by 7.7 percent. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00076.htm


16: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday 14 August

1. MARK PECK to the Minister of Finance: What recent economic data has he received and what do they say about the state of the New Zealand economy?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00274.htm


17: Trade Me To Auction Kiwiflatmates.Com Equipment

Trade Me is to auction the computing equipment used behind the highly successful kiwiflatmates.com website. The auctions will include computers, servers, software licenses and other equipment used to operate the site, which was the largest live ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0106/S00242.htm


18: David Miller: Fighting An Enemy Unafraid Of Death

In the wake of the two suicide bombings that have occurred in Jerusalem and Haifa over the past few days, it is almost as if there is a sense of déjà vu concerning the situation in the Middle East and an increased pessimism that the violence cannot ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00075.htm


19: Minister Urged To Consider Early Daylight Saving

ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff has today written to Minister Pete Hodgson, urging him to consider bringing the start of daylight saving forward as a power saving measure.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00276.htm


20: The Future Of The NZ Economy - Cullen Speech

The last few weeks have been dominated by the Knowledge Wave Conference. For two days 450 delegates and about 30 speakers - both national and international -debated what is needed to move our economy upmarket.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00268.htm


21: Reading Inquiry Will Fix National Disgrace

The Government has a real opportunity to fix the national disgrace of poor literacy standards by adopting the recommendations of the Select Committee Inquiry into Reading, ACT Education Spokesman Donna Awatere Huata said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00269.htm


22: National Radio Midday Report

Teaching Reading – Tasman Pacific – Starship Surgery – Telecom Result – Electricity Law – Biscuit Theif – Truck Driveshafts – Economy Class Syndrome – Southerner Future – Sounds Claim – Harbouring Charges

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00053.htm


23: Youth Radio Options To Be Explored Further

The government is still considering all options for youth radio, Broadcasting Minister, Marian Hobbs, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00275.htm


24: Jim's Bank Will Profit More than Other Banks

ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today released a Treasury document revealing the 'People's Bank' would profit from its customers even more than existing banks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00244.htm


25: Has Sutton Missed Chance To Remove Lamb Tariffs?

We can only hope that in the last few hours the New Zealand Government has forced the United States to arbitration over lamb tariffs, National's International Trade spokesperson John Luxton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00270.htm


26: Public Meeting for a GE free New Zealand

On Monday, August 13th, at 7 pm a public meeting will be held in Thistle Hall for anyone concerned about the recommendations from the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification. The meeting is aimed at bringing together all peoples who are concerned with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00048.htm


27: Reject Juggernaut Trucks, Buy Back Rail

Green Party Transport Spokesperson Sue Kedgley today said a recent spate of heavy truck crashes were clear evidence that the Government should drop proposals to allow bigger trucks on our roads and instead focus on buying back New Zealand's rail network.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00273.htm


28: Military Relations With Indonesia Hurt Groups Say

Rights Groups Say Military Relations With Indonesia Hurt, Not Help Oppose Any Restoration of U.S. Military Ties

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00036.htm


29: Clark Proposes A Patchwork Whale Sanctuary

Prime Minister Helen Clark has indicated she will encourage Pacific countries to individually declare their Exclusive Economic Zone waters whaling-free at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru later this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00072.htm


30: Government Response To Select Committee Report

Education Minister Trevor Mallard said the Government will consider the Select Committee's recommendations into teaching reading and respond in due course to them.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00279.htm

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