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Scoop Audio: PM's Presser October 31, 2005

S coop Audio: PM's Post Cabinet Presser October 31, 2005


Report & Images by Alastair Thompson


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The Prime Minister commenced her first Post Cabinet press conference of her third term with a brief readout on what came up in Cabinet today.

She then answered questions from the press Gallery. Topics covered included:

- The resignation of TVNZ CEO Ian Fraser;
- The status of the investigation into Taito Phillip Field;
- Foreign Minister Winston Peters travel plans;
- Greenpeace's concerns over NZ's approach to a moratorium on deep sea fishing over sea mounts;
- NZ connections in the UN Oil-For-Food scandal;
- Peter Dunne & tobacco;
- The expected house vote for Speaker and deputies;
- The injured SAS soldier;
- The roll-over motion for bills before the previous Parliament;
- The timing of next week's sitting of Parliament.


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