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SCOOP INTERACTIVE - Scoop Readers Favour Dyson Apology To Norm Hewitt
Howard’s End: Chinese Goods From Forced Labour Camps Sold Here
Unemployment Drops To 5.9 Percent
Guest Opinion: Barbarity On Both Sides In Middle East
Keith Rankin: Saving Downtown Auckland
Doone Report Golden Handshake In Disguise
Choose Your Sexual Preference, Do Not Pass Go
Dangerously Mixed Messages On Dyson Affair
Here’s Your Answers John, With Interest
Kiwis Put Their Trust In Uniformed Professionals
October Weather Overview
Wanna Be A Warrior?
Scoop World: Clinton Gets Campaigning
Scoop Arts: I Can Hear The Colours

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SCOOP INTERACTIVE - Scoop Readers Favour Dyson Apology To Norm Hewitt

- Top Scoops Poll: Should Ruth Apologise To Norm? [1] - To vote email poll@scoop.co.nz [2] with “YES” or “NO” in the subject line. (RESULT: early votes favour an apology - 66% to 33% - 67 votes as of 3pm).


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0011/S00010.htm
[2] - mailto:poll@scoop.co.nz


Howard’s End: Chinese Goods From Forced Labour Camps Sold Here

- Despite a decade of evidence that goods manufactured in Chinese and Tibetan forced labour camps are being exported to the West, the practice continues. New Zealand now needs guarantees that products we import do not come from these camps. See... Howard’s End: Forced Labour In China [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00013.htm


Unemployment Drops To 5.9 Percent

- The September 2000 quarter seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.9 per cent according to Statistics New Zealand's Household Labour Force Survey, the official measure of unemployment. See... Unemployment Rate At 5.9 Per Cent [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00019.htm


Guest Opinion: Barbarity On Both Sides In Middle East

- My son served in the Israeli Army in the West Bank, so for me the barbarous killings of two soldiers by a lynch mob in Ramallah made me feel the same anger that must have led Israeli Prime Minister Barak to bomb Palestinian leader Arafat’s compound in retaliation and to escalate the war against the Palestinians. See... Guest Opinion: Atoning for the Middle East Tragedy [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00009.htm


Keith Rankin: Saving Downtown Auckland

- Auckland’s public policymakers have a longstanding problem; indecisiveness. One Tree Hill is just the latest example. See... Keith Rankin: Oh Auckland! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00008.htm


Doone Report Golden Handshake In Disguise

- The Government spent at least $140,000 on the Doone report on Maori crime to tell us what we already know, National's Justice spokesman Tony Ryall said today. See... Nothing New In Doone Report [1] and Government Responds To Doone Report [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00022.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00016.htm


Choose Your Sexual Preference, Do Not Pass Go

- “While criticising schools for not consulting over chastity lessons, Trevor Mallard is promoting a board game about sex to fifth formers,” said Concerned Teachers spokesperson Peter Calvert. Mr Calvert said most parents would be appalled. See... Ministry of Education Promotes Sex Game [1] and Response to fringe group sex game claim [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00001.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00028.htm


Dangerously Mixed Messages On Dyson Affair

- “Prime Minister Helen Clark is sending a dangerously mixed message to young people in hinting that former Labour Party President Ruth Dyson could be back in Cabinet within a year,” said Young Nationals Chair Daniel Gordon. See... PM Sends Wrong Message To Young People [1] . Full coverage of the Dyson affair on the Just Politics [2] page.


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00008.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=justpolitics


Here’s Your Answers John, With Interest

- What Jim Anderton wants to know is whether John Carter supports having kiwi bank branches in his electorate, and will he guarantee that if he ever gets back into government those branches won't be closed. See... Jim Fronts Up With The Answers [1] , Front-Up With The Answers, Jim [2] and Get Your MP To Demand A Kiwi Bank [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00021.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00019.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00014.htm


Kiwis Put Their Trust In Uniformed Professionals

- Uniforms - renowned for making women weak-kneed - seem to have another effect on New Zealanders - instilling trust. Results from a survey by the Reader’s Digest released today on New Zealanders’ most trusted brands, institutions and professions saw the top five places go to those who dress in the line of duty. See... Who Do New Zealanders Trust? [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00002.htm


October Weather Overview

- October temperatures were a little above average over most of the North Island and northern South Island. However, cooler conditions prevailed in inland south Canterbury and Otago. The national average temperature was 12.4°C, +0.3°C above average. See... National Climate Summary – October 2000 [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00003.htm


Wanna Be A Warrior?

- Auckland, New Zealand – 1 November 2000 - In a move designed to promote professional rugby league as well as identify new talent, New Zealand Warriors Limited is on the hunt for fresh talent and future stars. See... Warriors look for next local star [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00004.htm


Scoop World: Clinton Gets Campaigning

- THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. I knew I was going to have a good time here when I walked in the back door and they were singing “Oh Happy Day.” (Laughter.) So they finished before I got here, and I had to have another song. And you were magnificent. See... President Clinton To NY African American Leaders [1] , President Clinton to Irish Americans [2] and President Clinton To Democrats In Kentucky [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00006.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00007.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00005.htm


I Can Hear The Colours

- Kapisi along with The Black Seeds, Weta, Salmonella Dub and Tadpole features in a photographic exhibition called Wellington Music 2000 at NEUT Gallery in Newtown. See... Painting live sound [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00003.htm

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