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1: Poll Watch: National Plunges In Herald Poll

Labour Up 2.2 to 52.1% ( previous poll: Down 0.5 49.9%) National Down 5.5 to 25.7% ( previous poll: Down 2 to 31.2%) Green Up 0.6 to 8.3% ( previous poll: Up 2.4 to 7.7%) ACT Down 0.3 to 4.4% ( previous poll: 4.7%) NZ First Up 1.3 to 3.8% ( previous ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00156.htm


2: Image: The Two Towers Teaser Poster has arrived!

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers stars (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00149.htm


3: NASA Image: Rodeo Fire Burning In Arizona

The Rodeo Fire (easternmost cluster of red dots) in east-central Arizona is burning within the Fort Apache Indian Reservation about 100 miles east-northeast of Phoenix (seen southwest of the fire as a large area of grayish pixels surrounded by scattered ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00080.htm


4: Playing The Race Card And Conduct Most Heinous

Smashing a terracotta tile on the head of a jogger he had brutally raped and sexually tortured, was the way Flaxmere man, Dartelle Alder, 23, killed his victim Margaret Lynne Baxter, 38, of Wellington. The Court of Appeal said the purpose of the killing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00169.htm


5: Green Party List

Rank Candidate 1 FITZSIMONS, Jeanette 2 DONALD, Rod 3 BRADFORD, Sue 4 TANCZOS, Nandor 5 KEDGLEY, Sue 6 EWEN-STREET, Ian 7 LOCKE, Keith 8 TUREI, Metiria 9 WARD, Mike 10 DELAHUNTY, Catherine 11 SAPSFORD, Roland 12 WATTS, Meriel 13 CARAPIET, Jon 14 DAVIES, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00467.htm


6: Green List Makes History

The Green Party has become the first major political movement in New Zealand history to do more than pay lip service to gender equity, with the release today of its candidate list.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00466.htm


7: National Voters Coming To Greens Over GE

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said a number of National Party supporters have told her they will be switching their party vote to the Greens over the party's commitment to keep GE out of the environment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00464.htm


8: Peres Calls Speech 'Fatal Mistake' + More

[Through this billboard we share some of the less predictable Israeli comments to the speech of Bush. We also include two reports sent by internationals who were at the time of the speech observing what was going on on the ground, as well as a report ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00092.htm


9: Scoop Update #7 – Scoop Guess 2002!

In This Edition: - Scoop has SEVEN copies of a REALLY USEFULL BOOK to give away to the seven closest guesses at the election result. Welcome to Scoop Guess 2002!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00152.htm


10: Defence Minister Announces Major Tender

The process of acquiring new light operational vehicles for the New Zealand Army to replace the ageing Landrover fleet is now getting underway, Defence Minister Mark Burton announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00472.htm


11: Scoop Images And Links: Razing Arizona

More space images of Rodeo. Scroll down for braking news links.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00158.htm


12: Election Update Reveals True Size of Government

ACT Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide said that the Pre-Election Economic and Fiscal Update (Pre-EFU) revealed that the Government in New Zealand is consuming a staggering 43.2 percent of the New Zealand economy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00457.htm


13: Minister Announces $79m Redevelopment

Health Minister Annette King says women's health services in Canterbury will receive a major boost with a $79 million redevelopment for Christchurch Women's Hospital.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00470.htm


14: Palestine: Its Time To Clinch The Deal

President Bush, whose administration at first refused to take any active part in the Middle East process has now, committed itself to peace in the Middle East through the creation of Palestinian State. This is unprecedented. No American President has ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00155.htm


15: Philip J. Rappa: The House Always Wins

I've been involved in the stock market for over twenty years. During that time I had several brokers. My philosophy toward investing has always been a work in progress, changing and adjusting to the marketplace and understanding its cyclical nature, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00157.htm


16: Murdoch Group Closes NZ's Last Metro Evening Daily

AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): The Rupert Murdoch newspaper chain in New Zealand is closing the country's last metropolitan evening newspaper in what is being described as a "merger" by the publishers and an "axing" in a Radio New Zealand report.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00150.htm


17: Scoop Links: WorldCom $3.8B Scandal Eclipses Enron

See WorldCom’s press release... WorldCom Announces Intention to Restate Statements and news links, Reuters, Washington Post and New York Times.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00162.htm


18: New Country Manager at Oracle NZ

New Zealand, June 25, 2002 -- Oracle New Zealand, a wholly owned subsidiary of Oracle Corporation (NASDAQ: ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company, today announced that Robert Gosling has been appointed country manager of Oracle New Zealand. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0206/S00042.htm


19: UQ Wire: It’s Patriotic to Ask Why

On June 10th, a band of concerned citizens came together at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to raise questions about September 11th. They called the meeting the 9/11and Public Safety Conference. Among them were members of families who had ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00160.htm


20: Sydney Airport Sells for $5.588 Billion

Sydney Airport will be sold for $5.588 billion to Southern Cross Airports Corporation, the Minister for Finance and Administration, Senator Nick Minchin, and the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Transport and Regional Services, John Anderson, announced ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0206/S00085.htm


21: Green's Family Benefit A Ploy

"The Greens are at it again," notes Lindsay Mitchell, petitioner for a Parliamentary review of the DPB. "MP Sue Bradford is overtly vote- seeking with a promise to return the family benefit. That's a 'nice' idea but where is the extra ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0206/S00172.htm


22: Rejection Of NCEA Is Just Starting

ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata today congratulated the principal of Carey Baptist College for rejecting the NCEA.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00463.htm


23: Peter's Welcomes Cullen's Damascus Experience

“I think he’s finally got it,” the New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters said today in response to Labour’s Cullen belatedly suggesting it was time for the Government to look at the Reserve Bank’s policy target agreement.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00462.htm


24: New Appointed DHB Members And Chairs

Health Minister Annette King today announced the appointment of five new board members to District Health Boards, a new chair of Waikato DHB, and the reappointment of the current chair of Tairawhiti DHB.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00460.htm


25: National will dismantle economic development

“In their nine years in office they ran down our regions and our industries. Under their watch they ran down the public service capability so that when this Coalition Government was elected there was little or no public expertise in these important ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00456.htm


26: PPTA Should Use Holidays To Reach Deal

It is appalling that the PPTA will waste the school holidays instead of using them to work on a deal with the Government, ACT Education Spokesman MP Donna Awatere Huata said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00471.htm


27: Scoop Images: Damie Silvia Signs The Writ

The Governor General Dame Silvia Cartwright signed the writ today and handed it over to the Chief Electoral Officer David Henry in the Council Room at Government House. Those not on the roll will have to cast a special vote.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00151.htm


28: Fixing The Lawlessness - Peters Speech

When we launched the New Zealand First 2002 Election campaign on 17 June we said we would do things in the next three years: that this election was about the rights of ordinary Kiwis:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00461.htm


29: Satire: Computer Addicted To Sitcoms, Playstation

Paris: France is in an uproar today after the revelation that Le Nausea-2b, the world’s first truly independent artificially intelligent computer, has acquired a taste for US sitcoms and playstation, with indignant editorials from France’s leading newspapers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0206/S00147.htm


30: Cullen To NZ Association of Economists Conference

I was very pleased to learn that the theme of the conference is “Back into the top half of the OECD: New Zealand’s long run economic performance’. The title is presumably based on the target I articulated in relation to the growth and innovation framework ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0206/S00459.htm

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