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1: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 28 August 200

1. Hon KEN SHIRLEY to the Minister of Conservation: How does she explain her rejection of GRD Macraes Limited mining expansion near Reefton when neither she nor her department appealed the resource consents that were granted after an extensive process of hearings ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00519.htm


2: Land Rover Announces New Structure

Land Rover New Zealand announced today the restructuring of its Auckland distribution network. Following the closure of Rover City in Parnell, a new site is being developed and will open mid-September.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00264.htm


3: Eco-Economy: Banking Talk In Images

The following images were taken at last night’s debate on banking at the Victoria University Memorial Theatre attended by around 300 interested members of the public including a party of seventh form economics students.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00157.htm


4: Scoop Satire: Do Away With 'Archaic' Calendar

Speaking at a luncheon for Guys With More Money Than God, Curdled called for the current calendar system, last reformed by Gregory XIII in the sixteenth century, to be abolished, and a system introduced that numbered the days of the year in chronological ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00155.htm


5: No Cash Injection For Air NZ, PM Says

The Government has no desire to get involved in Air New Zealand’s commercial affairs, Prime Minister Helen Clark says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00152.htm


6: Sludge Report #104 – Roadmaps And Roadblocks

It is as if the biggest kid on the block has told the police to back off in an increasingly brutal street fight – but wishes to somehow assert that it is not itself taking sides.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00149.htm


7: Libz To Coasters, Part 2: Dump the Hump!

"Damien O'Connor supports the job-destroying Resource Management Act, and the people of the West Coast should throw him off their protest march," suggested Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00124.htm


8: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –28 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Gold Mine (Sandra Lee) – Regional Employment – Gold Mine (PM) – Sri-Lankan Dairy Export Glitch – Gold Mine (Lee) – New Principals – Gold Mine (Anderton) – ACC Levies – Defence Policy – People’s Bank Promotion Row ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00159.htm


9: Big Brother! Hey Sister! – Too Good To Take Off!

Hey Sister! today announced it has signed Big Brother star Jemma Gawned to be the face of its brand. Jemma, too modest to shower without lingerie on the “real-time” television programme, was featured wearing a Hey Sister! Polka Dot lingerie set on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00049.htm


10: Pdom Gifts Celebrity Babies Cybercitizenship

New global domain name company www.pdom.com is ensuring celebrity babies Liam Flockhart, Alexandria Bowie, Iris Law, Paris Brosnan, Homer Gere and Owen Sussman won't miss out on their slice of cyberspace by gifting dot com domain names to this select group ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00074.htm


11: Howard's End: $200 Barrier To Fair Representation

Someone in the Puzzle Palace in Wellington has decided in their wisdom to charge a $200 deposit for candidates putting themselves up for election to local councils and district health boards. Are the clowns now in charge of the circus? Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00158.htm


12: Rally to support Sandra Lee's Reefton decision

A public rally will be held in Parliament Grounds tomorrow, Tuesday, 28 August, from 1pm to support Conservation Minister, Sandra Lee, and her decision not to approve the proposed GRD Macraes' Reefton goldmine. Messages of support for the Minister ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00129.htm


13: Coromandel Proves Mining Wealth Myth

Green Party Coromandel MP Jeanette Fitzsimons today said people who believed mining was good for local communities should take a look at the poverty, deprivation and high unemployment of the mining town Waihi on the Coromandel Peninsula.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00520.htm


14: National Radio Midday Report

Goldmine Protests – Asylum Seekers – Middle East – Burton Trial – Simpson Trial – Racism Accusation – Card Fraud – Trampers Safe – New Fish – Immigration Lawyers – East Timor Election – Macedonia – Racism Conference

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00111.htm


15: Clark sat on sidelines while Henry abused powers

It is utterly unacceptable that the Prime Minister sat on information regarding the Ella Henry debacle, rather than requiring her resignation immediately, National Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00516.htm


16: Slower world growth to weigh on commodity prices

New Zealand’s commodity prices are likely to struggle over the next year or more as world growth continues to slow and the New Zealand dollar regains some momentum, according to Agribiz, WestpacTrust’s quarterly rural publication released today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00266.htm


17: Mt Ruapehu Enjoys The Best Snow In Years

After a week of bad weather, Mt Ruapehu awoke to clear blue skies on Sunday morning and the best snow cover since the 1995 eruptions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00080.htm


18: 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


19: Howard's End: No Justice And Fairness For Coasters

Scoop readers know that I stand for justice and fairness and that includes for the people where I live in on West Coast. For a moment, let's forget about mining, logging and the other extractive industries and focus on words like discrimination, marginalisation, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00146.htm


20: Demands To Be Delivered To World Bank And IMF

The Mobilization for Global Justice - a broad coalition of social justice, environmental, labor, human rights and student groups and activists organizing massive demonstrations against the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF) next month - will unveil ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00097.htm


21: Eating GE Food Can Cause Mutations In Babies

* University studies in Europe prove that altered DNA in food eaten by pregnant animals is found in the tissues and organs of their babies

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00075.htm


22: Libz Propose To Empower Citizens

"True devolution of power to citizens and their communities and an end to coercion against them" is how Libertarianz leader and Coromandel candidate Peter Cresswell proudly described the positive local government policy proposals in the Libertarianz ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00127.htm


23: Human Rights Commissioner On Violence Threats

“The Human Rights Commission unequivocally condemns any use of violence or threats of violence. There is no place for them in New Zealand today and they can not ever be condoned or justified” said Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00130.htm


24: Electricity Information for Sunday 26 August

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/S00265.htm


25: The Right Not To Be Born

“France’s appeal court’s recent decision establishing a right not to be born, has sent shock waves round the world,” Graham Capill, Christian Heritage Party Leader, says. “The Nazi ‘master-race’ concept, it would seem, is alive and well.” he says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00131.htm


26: Txt Yr Way 2 Paradise Wth Telecom Mobile & Djuice™

Telecom Mobile is offering its customers a way to survive the long cold winter - the chance to win a dream holiday by watching a new TV2 reality show with a difference screened on Sundays.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00076.htm


27: Public Opinion Supports GE Free Environment & Food

The realisation by government of the strength of feeling amongst New Zealanders against experiments outside the lab has triggered a stay for the voluntary moratorium and a proposed extension for 2-5 years on commercial growing. After the ailing biotech ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00077.htm


28: David Miller: Don't Blow Your Last Chance, Fiji

Whichever party or candidate wins office can claim to have done so through the means of democracy. Although this may be welcomed in countries such as New Zealand, whether it is accepted in Fiji is another matter entirely.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00154.htm


29: Organisations Write In Support Of Sandra Lee

New Zealand's leading conservation and environmental organisations today expressed their confidence in Conservation Minister, Sandra Lee and support for her decision on GRD Macraes' proposed Reefton goldmine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00132.htm


30: Secrecy Driven By Fear Of “Quick Failure”

ARENA (Action, Research and Education Network of Aotearoa) has complained to the Office of the Ombudsmen about the refusal of Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton to release a copy of the negotiators’ report to Cabinet on the July 2001 negotiations ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00133.htm

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