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1: NEWSFLASH: Text Of PM's July 27 Election Statement

The following is the full text of Prime Minister Helen Clark's statement read to the Press Gallery in the Beehive Theatrette at 12pm today.

2: News Flash: Election Day July 27th

Election Day July 27th Parliament Adjourns 18th June Writ Day June 25th Nomination Day 2nd July

3: Newsflash: Election Date Expected After Caucus

Prime Minister Helen Clark has confirmed the date for the general election will be discussed at the Labour caucus, underway now.

4: Scoop News Flash Images: Clark’s Big Call

Images by Guy MacGibbon. Prime Minister Helen Clark Prepares To Speak. Prime Minister Helen Clark Announcing The Early Election For July 27th. Beehive Theatrette Audience (1) & (2)

5: Anderton's Welcome Back, Greens Off The Guest List

Cabinet will have a place for the deputy prime minister and erstwhile Alliance leader Jim Anderton should Labour form the next government, but there will be no coalition with the Greens, if Prime Minister Helen Clark has her way.

6: Poll Watch: TV3/NFO Poll – Greens On 9%

A TV3 NFO poll was announced on TV tonight with the Greens best yet result in the crucial Party Vote. The poll was conducted over the past weekend, as Bill English boxed for life.

7: No Date, No Snap Election & No Schnapps

Pleas for Prime Minister Helen Clark to put the country out of its misery and announce an election date went unanswered again today.

8: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 11 June 2002

1. DAVID BENSON-POPE to the Prime Minister: When does she intend to announce the date of the election?

9: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 11 June

Today’s questions concerned: Election Date – Boatpeople – PPTA Settlement Failure – Economic Development – Early Election (Constitutionally Speaking) – Boatpeople – PPTA – Tertiary Commission Appointments – PM on PPTA – Premature Businesses – Refugee ...

10: Snap Election Not Justified But Greens Prepared

There is no good reason for the Government to call a snap election, Green Party co-leaders, Jeanette Fitzsimons and Rod Donald said today.

11: Opinion: A Testimony To Motherhood Or Simply A Tit

So now, John, you can be photographed while you stand there and talk about guns and bombs and poisons without the breast appearing over your right shoulder, without that bodacious bosom bothering you, and we just wanted to tell you in the spirit ...

12: C-Span Chooses Not To Help Answer Questions

Editor's note: An controversy is brewing over a decision by the public interest US news broadcaster C-Span's decision not to cover the Unanswered Questions press conference to be held today in Washington D.C, (7am Tuesday New Zealand Time).

13: New Zealanders Short-Changed

“New Zealanders will be short-changed if the Prime Minister announces an early election, New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said.

14: Alliance Ready For Election

Alliance leader Laila Harré has welcomed news that the election will be held on July 27.

15: Coalition Seeks New Mandate

Jim Anderton says the early election is needed so that the government can get on with its progressive direction.

16: ACT To Campaign on Personal and Economic Security

The ACT Party will fight the election on the issue of personal and economic security, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.

17: Philip Rappa: Oh-Sum-Bodies-Been-Lying

One nightmare followed by yet another, 278th to be exact since September 11th. In my 277th, I'm dressed as Paul Revere, in full gallop atop a great steed racing through downtown, Saint Augustine, America's oldest city. I'm yelling at the top of my lungs, ...

18: PI Editorial, Mon June 10 - Et Tu, Deborah!

She dropped in to see me a week or so ago. She looked absolutely beautiful, having lost weight from preposterous amounts of running. I looked at her, mock-askance, as she confessed to this medically correct activity, & for a moment the wicked ...

19: Families Missing From Election Equation

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says yet again the New Zealand family is being ignored.

20: Coalition seeks new mandate - Jim Anderton Speech

Helen Clark and I prepared for two years before we formed the Coalition Government in 1999.

21: Poll Watch: Greens Rising Rapidly In NBR/NZ Herald

EDITOR’S NOTE: Scoop will be running “Poll Watch” as a new feature up till the election, whenever that is. As national poll results are announced we will report on the basic results and provide links to further resources.

22: PM announces election date

Today I am announcing that the general election will be held on Saturday 27 July.

23: Government Throws In The Towel

“As we predicted the Government has thrown in the towel as our economy and our exports turn sour,” New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said.

24: David Miller: Has Yasser Arafat Had His Time?

It is not surprising that the announcement made by Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat that he has trimmed down his cabinet has been treated with scepticism. The Palestinian leadership is heralding the reduction, claiming that it paves the way for reform ...

25: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

26: District Court Judge Appointed

11 June, 2002 Attorney-General Margaret Wilson today announced the appointment of Louis Bidois of Rotorua as a District Court Judge. Judge Bidois, 42, will sit in New Plymouth.

27: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition 11th June 2002

In this issue: The alimentation of French political parties and why there are no fewer than 8,455 candidates at this weekend’s first round of the legislative elections

28: The Enron Pipeline Connection To 9/11

A highly reliable confidential client source who wishes to remain anonymous has promised to send me an FBI copy of a high-level Al Qaida report dating back to the embassy bombings in Africa several years ago. The email report was captured in Africa from ...

29: Tertiary Education Commissioners Appointed

The eight members appointed to the Transition Tertiary Education Commission (TTEC) collectively possess all the skills and attributes the new body will need to achieve a quantum shift in the performance and connectedness of New Zealand’s tertiary education ...

30: ACT Advances List Selection

ACT New Zealand has advanced its list selection process and intends to finalise its list on 29 June, ACT President Catherine Judd said today.


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