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Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary

Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary

POLITICS HEADLINES:
QUESTIONS OF THE DAY
Foreign Affairs: PM Off To Meet Europe Leaders
Economy: Economic Transformation - More Than Meets The Eye
Transport: Govt Proposes Fuel Economy Rating On Cars For Sale
MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES

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QUESTIONS OF THE DAY:

  • Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 7 Nov. 2006 [1]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00113.htm


    Foreign Affairs: PM Off To Meet Europe Leaders

    Prime Minister Helen Clark will meet British Prime Minister Tony Blair, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Jacques Chirac, and Italian Prime Minister Romano Prodi during her visit to Europe, which has been timed around the dedication of the newly-built New Zealand Memorial in London. See... PM to visit Europe & attend APEC Leaders’ meeting [1]
    More Foreign Affairs:

  • NZ Govt - President Bachelet of Chile to visit New Zealand [2]
  • NZ Govt - Clark: NZIIA Seminar ‘Beyond P4' [3]
  • NZ Govt - Carter to Socialist International meeting in Chile [4]
  • National - Brash to visit UK [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00111.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00104.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00105.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00109.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00101.htm


    Economy: Economic Transformation - More Than Meets The Eye

    A strategy for securing New Zealand’s future prosperity and forging a unique New Zealand national economic identity was released by Economic Development Minister Trevor Mallard today. "Transforming the economy is not a one-off process and it requires ongoing work as we respond to the constantly emerging new global challenges. The Cabinet papers I am releasing today outline what economic transformation is, and why we need it. See... Economic transformation - the kiwi way [1]
    ALSO:

  • NZ Govt - Mallard Speech to Wellington Chamber of Commerce [2]
  • National - Economic transformation papers offer nothing new [3]
  • Wellington Chamber of Commerce - Chamber Views on Economic Transformation [4]
  • Business NZ - Nice words but where’s the transformation [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00120.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00119.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00124.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0611/S00135.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0611/S00143.htm


    Transport: Govt Proposes Fuel Economy Rating On Cars For Sale

    Speaking at a Parliamentary function for the AA EnergyWise Rally today, Energy and Climate Change Minister David Parker released a discussion document on a mandatory fuel economy labelling scheme for vehicles at point of sale. The Government proposal aims to give consumers more information about the fuel efficiency of the cars they're considering buying, as a way of reducing greenhouse gas emissions and improving air quality. See... Cars for sale to have fuel efficiency information [1]
    ALSO:

  • NZ Govt - Parker: Racing to improve vehicle fuel economy [2]
  • Automobile Association - AA Welcomes Vehicle Fuel Economy Labelling [3]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00117.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00112.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0611/S00137.htm


    MORE POLITICAL HEADLINES:

  • NZ Govt - Human Tissue Bill introduced in Parliament [1]
  • NZ Govt - Women could earn more in male-dominated trades [2]
  • Greens - Link between energy and health important [3]
  • NZ First - Are Fish OK? [4]
  • United Future - Copeland's amendment to drinking age bill [5]
  • Maori Party - Maori Party Congratulates CPAG On Court Decision [6]
  • ACT - Labour MPs Won't Front On Red Tape [7]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00122.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00100.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00123.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00116.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00103.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00126.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00125.htm


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