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Sludge Report: Nandor To The Rescue?
Scoop Is In The House - Questions
English An Unexpected Joy Germ
Maharey Holding Out On Xmas Joy
Christian Groups Want Marriage Kept Sacred
Ski Field Acquisition Approved
Growth In Paid Work
PM’s Speech At Singapore FTA Signing
Brown Or White, Everybody Burns
Shipley To The Provinces
Calls For Biosecurity Review
Victoria University Women’s Studies May Be Dismantled
Alarming Gay Suicide Statistics Being Ignored
Judge Rules Fiji 1997 Constitution Still Valid
Australia Celebrates Centenary Year In 2001
Throw Away Your Drugs And Hit The Gym

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Sludge Report: Nandor To The Rescue?

- IN THIS EDITION: A Festering Scab Of A Bill - Margaret Wilson Gifts Youth Vote To Opposition - A Peace Gift For Wellington From Ariel Sharon? - Mass Confusion In Florida Lacks Credibility. See... Sludge Report #41 – A Festering Scab Of A Bill [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00095.htm


Scoop Is In The House

- Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Child Abuse – Bill English’s Optimistic Economic Report – People’s Bank – Airways Travel Expenditure – Food Banks And Food Prices – Business Confidence – Tribal Hosts And Guests – Employment Outlook – Cancer. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 15 November [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00097.htm


English An Unexpected Joy Germ

- Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is encouraged by an Opposition report on the state of the economy. See... Opposition Praise For Economy Welcomed [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00262.htm


Maharey Holding Out On Xmas Joy

- The Government has made it clear it won't lift a finger to address the hardship its economic mismanagement has created for those on low and fixed incomes, National's Belinda Vernon said today. See... Steve Maharey: The Grinch Who Stole Christmas [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00261.htm


Christian Groups Want Marriage Kept Sacred

- Christian groups in New Zealand have vowed to fight government plans to recognize gay and lesbian relationships and grant same-sex couples the same rights as married couples. Dave Crampton reports. See... Christian groups oppose broadening marriage rights [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00093.htm


Ski Field Acquisition Approved

- The Commerce Commission authorised Ruapehu Alpine Lifts Limited (“RAL”) to acquire the assets and operations of Turoa Ski Resorts Limited (in receivership). See... Commission authorises RAL to acquire Turoa [1] and MP Welcomes Commerce Commission Turoa Decision [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00246.htm


Growth In Paid Work

- Quarterly Employment Survey and Labour Cost Index figures, released together by Statistics New Zealand, show growth in paid hours and filled jobs over the year to August 2000. However, wage inflation remained steady. See... Growth in Wage Rates Remains Steady [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00104.htm


PM’s Speech At Singapore FTA Signing

- Thank you, Prime Minister Goh, for your kind remarks, and may I also thank our ministerial colleagues and officials who have made this agreement a reality. See... Speech: Signing Of NZ-Singapore CEP Agreement [1] and PM signs historic trade deal with Singapore + Q&A [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00250.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00233.htm


Brown Or White, Everybody Burns

- 14 November 2000 There are many myths that people with olive skin promote regarding sunburn, and we've all heard them and probably used them in our lifetimes says Associate Minister of Maori Affairs and Health Tariana Turia says. See... The Truth About Maori And Skin Cancer [1] and Minister says wearing hats is smart thing to do [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00253.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00248.htm


Shipley To The Provinces

- National today launched a major initiative to go out to rural and provincial New Zealand and talk about the policies people want to see for the 2002 election, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today. See... Shipley: National launches major heartland tour [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00245.htm


Calls For Biosecurity Review

- Federated Farmers National Council has called for an urgent and immediate independent review of New Zealand's biosecurity following the announcement of substandard performance uncovered by internal audits. See... Feds Calls For Independent Review Of Biosecurity [1] and Forest and Bird wants biosecurity a top priority [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00098.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00057.htm


Victoria University Women’s Studies May Be Dismantled

- The Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, David Mackay, has proposed that Women's Studies at VUW should effectively be dismantled as a unit, though not as a programme. See... Alert: VUW Women's Studies [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00022.htm


Alarming Gay Suicide Statistics Being Ignored

- Christchurch advocacy group Rainbow Media Action applauds recent efforts to do something about the high levels of youth suicide in New Zealand, but condemns the failure of health authorities to acknowledge the sexuality component in New Zealand suicide. See... Sexuality Issues In Suicide Being Ignored [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00051.htm


Judge Rules Fiji 1997 Constitution Still Valid

- The 1997 Constitution is still valid and in existence ruled Fiji's High Court. In his judgment in the Chandrika Prasad case this morning, Justice Gates gave the following declaratory orders. See... Fiji 1997 Constitution Still Valid [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00123.htm


Australia Celebrates Centenary Year In 2001

- An extensive calendar of events and projects to mark the 100th anniversary of Australian nationhood has officially been launched. See... Goodbye Olympics, Hello Centenary! [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00091.htm


Throw Away Your Drugs And Hit The Gym

- Exercise is exactly what the doctor should be ordering for some New Zealanders looking to improve their health, says PHARMAC and the Hillary Commission. See... Exercise The Right Medicine [1] and Green Prescriptions About To Enter New Phase [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00047.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00048.htm

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Dunne Speaks: Labour's High Water Mark
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Our Man In Washington: Morrison’s Tour Of Deception

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