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Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary

POLITICS HEADLINES:
Pacific News: Clark Moves To Soothe Australia/Melanesia Impasse
Business: Govt Responds To Small Business Report
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NEW POLITICAL COLUMNS

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Pacific News: Clark Moves To Soothe Australia/Melanesia Impasse
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Scoop Report: Pacific Islands Forum, Nadi, Fiji - Selwyn Manning writes that Helen Clark is brokering a solution to an impasse between Australia and Melanesian leaders. On arriving in Nadi she sought counsel, then met with seven Pacific leaders in a bid to keep the Pacific Forum on track. See... Australia's Dominance Drives Wedge Into Pacific [1]
ALSO:

  • MSG - MSG Leaders Condemn The Raid on Solomon Is [2]

  • Scoop Audio.95bFM Audio: [3] Scoop's Selwyn Manning talks to bFM's Noelle McCarthy from the Pacific Island Leaders Forum.


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00347.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0610/S00493.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0610/S00353.htm


    Business: Govt Responds To Small Business Report

    The government is already acting on most of the latest recommendations of the Small Business Advisory Group, Small Business Minister Lianne Dalziel says. Lianne Dalziel today released the government’s response to the Small Business Advisory Group’s second report, which contains 12 recommendations to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs). See... Government makes a difference for small business [1]
    ALSO:

  • National - Labour again refuses to help small business [2]
  • OTHER EMPLOYER NEWS:
  • NZ Govt - Burton: Address to launch LSA's ACC Education Kit [3]
  • National - Drop in calls to biz helpline needs explanation [4]
  • National - ACC merger plan deceptive and devious [5]
  • Statistics New Zealand - Self-employed Earn More [6]
  • NZBR - Submission On Mimimum Wage Amendment Bill [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00438.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00440.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00435.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00437.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00433.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0610/S00434.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0610/S00253.htm


    MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES:

  • NZ Govt - Labour weekend time to consider work-life balance [1]
  • NZ Govt - Goff Calls For Action on Nuclear Arms [2]
  • National - Police recruitment numbers still in negative [3]
  • Greens - Motion in House to commemorate Hungarian uprising [4]
  • Greens - 'Delay and deny until you die': Govt on dioxin [5]
  • Maori Party - Turia: 2006 Young Pacific Leaders Conference [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00423.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00429.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00425.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00436.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00431.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00430.htm


    NEW POLITICAL COLUMNS:

  • Richard Worth - Newsworthy 2006 - No. 89 [1]
  • Bill English - Plain English - 20 October 2006 [2]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00428.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0610/S00427.htm


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