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Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary

Today's Scoop Just Politics News Summary

Fiji: NZ Hosted Talks Conclude - Peters Says Outcome Constructive
Politics: Are Key's Former Climate Change Pronouncements Now Inconvenient Truths?
Parliament: Plans To Televise Parliament Progressing



Fiji: NZ Hosted Talks Conclude - Peters Says Outcome Constructive

Scoop News Report: A meeting between Fiji's prime minister Laisenia Qarase and the island nation's military commander, Commodore Frank Bainimarama has concluded in Wellington – and while the outcome of the meeting remains secret, New Zealand foreign minister, Winston Peters, said it was constructive. Peters mediated the meeting seeking to ease tensions between the two men at a special summit organised by him and Prime Minister Helen Clark in an attempt to avert a coup from being carried out by Fiji's military. See... Qarase/Bainimarama Summit Meeting Ends [1]
Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: Peters Presser on Fiji Crisis Meeting

  • Pacific Forum - Forum Foreign Ministers to meet in Sydney Friday [2]
  • NZ Govt - Talks on Fiji situation constructive, says Peters [3]
  • NZ Govt - NZ to host talks on Fijian situation [4]
    Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio & Images: [5] Helen Clark and Winston Peters announce that NZ will be hosting a face to face meeting between Fijian Prime Minister Qarase and Military Commander Commodore Bainimarama.
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    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00492.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0611/S00435.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00556.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00546.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00469.htm

    Politics: Are Key's Former Climate Change Pronouncements Now Inconvenient Truths?

    "I firmly believe in climate change and always have," was new National Party Leader John Key's answer to nine-till-noon interviewer Kathryn Ryan earlier this week when asked whether the climate was being affected by Greenhouse gas emissions. Mr Key was something less of an eco-warrior a year earlier however when speaking in the House about the Climate Change Response Amendment Bill in mid-2005. See... 2005 Vs 2006: Key And Climate Change [1]
    Scoop Video.Scoop Video: Reaching For Dreams – Who Is John Key? [2]
    Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: [3] Wammo and Scoop's Kevin List talk about John Key's adaptation to the demands of leadership and compare and contrast his statements on global warming leading to a little media advice for the new leader. They also canvas Fiji negotiations and Nicky Hager's influence on election '05.

  • National - National wants emissions market talks [4]
  • National - Key: New Zealand Society of Actuaries [5]
  • Greens - Key speech again shows National short on substance [6]
  • Scoop Report - New National Leadership Brash And Confident [7]
  • John Key Speech - North Shore National Party luncheon [8]
  • NZ Govt - Key all style, no substance [9]
    Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: [10] John Key faces the media after delivering his first speech as National leader. What exactly will National do with Maori electorates? And, is there really a role for ex-leader Don Brash in a new look centrist National Party?
    Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: [11] New National Party leader, John Key, delivers his first speech answering calls from those who ask: "Who is John Key and what does he stand for?"
    Scoop Audio.Scoop Audio: [12] Old Nat leader, Don Brash, publicly hands the leadership reins over to John Key.
  • More Coverage - John Key Becomes National Leader [13]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00487.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00482.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00491.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00552.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00551.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00559.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00438.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00538.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00543.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00468.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00466.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00467.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/#keyeng

    Parliament: Plans To Televise Parliament Progressing

    Gencom Technology Ltd and Kordia™, formerly Broadcast Communications Ltd (BCL), have been selected to televise Parliament, the Speaker, Hon Margaret Wilson, said today... The project involves the provision of permanently fixed cameras in the debating chamber allowing robotic control from a remote control room. Two select committee rooms will be fitted with cameras at a later date. See... Contractors and funding to televise Parliament [1]

    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00560.htm


  • NZ Govt - Better housing-related law for New Zealanders [1]
  • National - National standards for literacy on the way [2]
  • United Future - Copeland welcomes geothermal power station [3]
  • Greens - Stop the slaughter - close the Kermadecs [4]
  • NZ First - Violent Youths Mocking The System - Mark [5]
  • Maori Party - Labour Should Clean up their own backyard first [6]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00554.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00557.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00558.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00553.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00549.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0611/S00550.htm


  • The Letter Limited - The Letter – Wednesday, 29 November 2006 [1]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0611/S00490.htm

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