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Top Scoop Stories - 14 September 2007 News Summary


Today's Top Scoops - September 14, 2007

LEAD STORY:

Gordon Campbell: Zaoui - The Final Chapter?

NZ POLITICS:

UN: NZ One of 4 Votes Against Indigenous Rights
Religion: Bereavement Notice Archbishop Whakahuihui Vercoe

BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH:

Food Safety: Authority Plays Chicken With Campylobacter

WORLD:

About Time: United Nations Adopts Declaration On Rights Of Indigenous Peoples
View From The Top: Force for Good? The Australian Defence Force and Peacekeeping
WHO's On First?: World Health Organization Focuses On More Balanced Health Care
Not Forgotten: Couraud family Makes Further Appeal To France Over 1997 Disappearance Of Tahiti Journalist

COMMENT:

Catherine Austin Fitts: Dillon Read (8): "HUD is a Sewer"

LIFESTYLE:

Spareroom: Nazi Budgie Painting Goes Missing
Kiwi Pride: NZ Pinot Noir Not Just Top Wine, Also Best For Environment


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LEAD STORY

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Gordon Campbell: Zaoui - The Final Chapter? - Former Listener journalist Gordon Campbell who has written extensively on the Zaoui case wraps things up for Scoop readers. 'In any other circumstances, the face saving rationale that has been concocted to enable the SIS to rationalise its backdown on the Ahmed Zaoui case would be infuriating, but hey, winners can afford to be generous. However the claim in the NZ Herald that Ahmed Zaoui has provided the CIA with information on his former colleagues is a sign of what lengths the SIS is still prepared to go to in order to besmirch Zaoui's name.' More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00240.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00243.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00242.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00230.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00189.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00244.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00195.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00228.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00239.htm
[10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00235.htm
[11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00190.htm
[12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00234.htm
[13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/1452.html
[14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/1442.html
[15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/1441.html
[16] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00245.htm
[17] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00241.htm
[18] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00243.htm


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NZ POLITICS

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UN: NZ One of 4 Votes Against Indigenous Rights - The Government's decision to continue its collusion with Australia, Canada and America in defiance of the United Nations, and vote against the adoption of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People, will be viewed with dismay by tangata whenua said the Maori Party. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00256.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0709/S00221.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0709/S00200.htm


Religion: Bereavement Notice Archbishop Whakahuihui Vercoe - Archbishop Whakahuihui (Hui) Vercoe passed away last evening at his home in Rotorua surrounded by his family. It is planned that he will return to his home Marae at Torere Bay of Plenty about a 20 minute drive east of Opotiki. More >> [1]

Out-link:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0709/S00155.htm
[2] - http://www.anglicanchurch.co.nz/Files/Spring-2006-Taonga---Part-1.pdf


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BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH

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Food Safety: Authority Plays Chicken With Campylobacter - The New Zealand Food Safety Authority's updated Campylobacter in Poultry Risk Management Strategy identifies some stringent additions that it anticipates will lead to significant reductions in this country's high levels of human campylobacteriosis. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0709/S00058.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0709/S00052.htm


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WORLD

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About Time: United Nations Adopts Declaration On Rights Of Indigenous Peoples - The UN today adopted a landmark declaration outlining the rights of the world's estimated 370 million indigenous people and outlawing discrimination against them - after more than two decades of debate. The UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples has been approved after 143 States voted in favour, 11 abstained and four - Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States - voted against the text. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00333.htm


View From The Top: Force for Good? The Australian Defence Force and Peacekeeping - Speech By Lieutenant General K.J. Gillespie, AO, DSC, CSM: "This conference is timed to coincide with the 60th anniversary of the first Australian Defence Force contribution to peacekeeping in Indonesia in 1947. That first mission consisted of just four personnel, and since that somewhat humble entrée into peacekeeping the Defence Force has contributed over 30 000 personnel to subsequent missions all around the globe." More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00335.htm


WHO's On First?: World Health Organization Focuses On More Balanced Health Care - WHO is spearheading a move to make health care systems in Asia safer, holistic and people-centred. There is concern that health systems and services have become so disease focused, technology driven and doctor dominated that they fail to respond to patient needs. The framework identifies four core areas: * Informed, empowered individuals, families and communities * Competent, responsive practitioners * Effective health care organizations * Supportive health systems. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00337.htm


Not Forgotten: Couraud family Makes Further Appeal To France Over 1997 Disappearance Of Tahiti Journalist - The family of a French Polynesian journalist missing since 1997 has appealed to French authorities for release of testimony related to the Clearstream affair. In 2004, the family lodged a murder complaint against unknown persons after a former spy working for the then president, Gaston Flosse, claimed Jean-Pascal Couraud had been kidnapped and drowned off Tahiti. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0709/S00343.htm


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COMMENT

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Catherine Austin Fitts: Dillon Read (8): "HUD is a Sewer" - When I told Nick Brady in 1989 that I was going to work at HUD, he said, "You can't go to HUD -- HUD is a sewer." (Part 8 of a 20 Part Serial) More >> [1]
See Also: Table of Contents [2] , Part 1 [3] , Part 2 [4] , Part 3 [5] , Part 4 [6] , Part 5 [7] , Part 6 [8] , Part 7 [9]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00238.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00302.htm#2
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00302.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00361.htm
[5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00399.htm
[6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0708/S00435.htm
[7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00059.htm
[8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00194.htm
[9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00206.htm


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LIFESTYLE

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Spareroom: Nazi Budgie Painting Goes Missing - A controversial painting by NZ artist Tom Kreisler may have been sent to the dump by Auckland University. The university bought the painting, called Cock a' Heil, Cock a Teil several years ago, says a family member, and the purchase was explosive from the get go due to its depiction of dead budgies and swastikas. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0709/S00241.htm


Kiwi Pride: NZ Pinot Noir Not Just Top Wine, Also Best For Environment - New Zealand swept the board at the Decanter World Wine Awards and International Wine Challenge this month, winning a total of five International trophies. More >> [1]

ALSO:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0709/S00264.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0709/S00158.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0709/S00159.htm


And those were the Top Scoops on this day, September 14, 2007

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