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Today's Top Scoops - October 17, 2007

LEAD STORY:

Terrorist Camps On East Cape: Bail Granted Then Revoked For "Terror" Accused

NZ POLITICS:

Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 17 October 2007
World News: Helen Clark Refuses To Engage With Bainimarama
Unions: CTU Says 'Ta Very Much Ross'
Politics: United Christian Political Party Receives Kiss Of Death
Disarmament: Goff Calls For Nukes To be Nixed
Police: Post League Game Sexual Violation Complaint Investigated

BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH:

Wine Trail: Seresin Becomes First Certified Organic Wine For Marlborough
Agriculture: Clevedon A&P Show Is On 10th and 11th November 2007
Unions: 5 Key Features Make Up Workplace Of Future
Bird Life: Mystery Of The Albatross May Soon Be Solved
Flying High: Singapore Airlines A380 - Travel In A New Light

WORLD:

Pull Up A Chair: Two More UN Security Council Seats Up For Grabs
Free to Choose: UN Team Heads To Tokelau For Referendum On Self-Government
West Papua: Indonesia's Bloody Territorial Integrity
Reporters Sans Frontieres : Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2007

COMMENT:

Gallia Lindenstrauss: Are the U.S. and Turkey on a Collision Course?
Democrats.com: Al Gore for President?
Mohan Nepali: The Blackwater and War Business

LIFESTYLE:

Writers: Jones Joins 2007's Long List Of 'Almost But Not Quite'
Necromancy: Deadly Mexican Celebrations Come To Wellington


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Terrorist Camps On East Cape: Bail Granted Then Revoked For "Terror" Accused - [Images + Video + Breaking News] (Right - Image of Police Armed Offenders Squad Members - Image NZ Police) An appeal to the High Court by the Crown lodged after one of the 17 "East Cape Terror Camp" accused, Jamie Beattie Lockett, aged 46, of Takanini, was bailed this morning [1] has succeeded and Lockett has now been remanded in custody to appear with the other Auckland terror camp accused on Friday. More >>> [2]

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[5] - http://R2.co.nz
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[21] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00246.htm
[22] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00241.htm
[23] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00238.htm


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NZ POLITICS

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QUESTIONS OF THE DAY:

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0710/S00319.htm


World News: Helen Clark Refuses To Engage With Bainimarama - Scoop News: New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark has signaled that she will not engage with Fiji coup leader and interim prime minister, Frank Bainimarama even if the controversial Fijian leader requests such a meeting in person. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0710/S00239.htm


Unions: CTU Says 'Ta Very Much Ross' - 200 delegates at the CTU biennial conference in Wellington this afternoon paid tribute to outgoing CTU president Ross Wilson. CTU secretary Carol Beaumont said "Ross has been spectacularly successful in unifying the New Zealand union movement. More >> [1]

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[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00243.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00248.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00250.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00251.htm


Politics: United Christian Political Party Receives Kiss Of Death - Yesterday Gordon Copeland made a public statement announcing the breakdown of united efforts towards a single party for Christian values. This announcement was scheduled to be made today by a representative of the National Advisory Council. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0710/S00245.htm


Disarmament: Goff Calls For Nukes To be Nixed - New Zealand is today to lead a call at the United Nations General Assembly for countries to remove their nuclear weapons from high alert status, Disarmament and Arms Control Minister Phil Goff said today. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0710/S00312.htm


Police: Post League Game Sexual Violation Complaint Investigated - Wellington CIB are investigating a complaint from a young woman that she was sexually violated by men believed to be with the New Zealand Rugby League team. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0710/S00205.htm


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BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH

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Wine Trail: Seresin Becomes First Certified Organic Wine For Marlborough - Seresin Estate is leading the way in New Zealand's largest wine region with the first fully certified organic wine. According to BioGro, Seresin Estate has the largest area of fully certified organic vineyards in New Zealand. The Marlborough vineyard and winery has been managed according to organic and biodynamic principals since its first vintage in 1996. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0710/S00284.htm


Agriculture: Clevedon A&P Show Is On 10th and 11th November 2007 - Families from town and country will be saddling up, joining the herd and flocking to Clevedon for Auckland's definitive country day out. The A&P show is on Saturday 10 November & Sunday 11 November at Clevedon Showgrounds, just 30 min from Auckland and 15 min from Manukau. It one of only three A&P shows left in the Auckland area. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0710/S00280.htm


Unions: 5 Key Features Make Up Workplace Of Future - "As a union movement we should be leading the debate on the future of work. We think there are five features that will define decent work and the modern workplace: It will be high wage and high value; it will be highly skilled; workplace practices will be based on fairness and respect; industries will be well networked and the importance of public services understood; and it will be healthy, safe and sustainable." More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0710/S00278.htm


Bird Life: Mystery Of The Albatross May Soon Be Solved - The mystery of where juvenile albatrosses fly to after leaving NZ may soon be solved, with satellite tracking devices now successfully showing the progress of two males and one female hatched at Taiaroa Heads, Otago, this season. The tracking of the majestic seabirds for the next four years is a collaboration between the University's Bindi Thomas, who is undertaking a PhD study into the efficacy of satellite tracking, and the Department of Conservation. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0710/S00033.htm


Flying High: Singapore Airlines A380 - Travel In A New Light - Singapore Airlines enters a new era in long-haul air travel, with the formal handover of the world's first A380 at Airbus headquarters in southern France.The first delivery marks the culmination of an engineering project unrivalled in the aerospace industry. The A380 is the largest passenger plane ever built and the first completely new design of a passenger aircraft in decades. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0710/S00390.htm


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WORLD

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Pull Up A Chair: Two More UN Security Council Seats Up For Grabs - The General Assembly today elected Burkina Faso, Viet Nam and Libya to serve as non-permanent members of the Security Council for two-year terms starting 1 January 2008. But two other non-permanent seats remain in contention after no nations were able to obtain the necessary two-thirds majority during the first round of voting this morning. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0710/S00396.htm


Free to Choose: UN Team Heads To Tokelau For Referendum On Self-Government - A five-member team of United Nations observers is heading to Tokelau, a group of three small atolls in the Pacific Ocean, to monitor a referendum next week on whether the territory should have self-government in free association with New Zealand. Voting in the referendum on Tokelau, a Non-Self-Governing Territory that has been administered by New Zealand since 1926, will take place from this Saturday until 24 October. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0710/S00401.htm


West Papua: Indonesia's Bloody Territorial Integrity - For nearly 40 years, a succession of Generals in Jakarta, from Suharto to Yudhoyono, together with their fellow conspirators in London, Washington, Canberra and the Hague, have told a very big lie; that the people of West Papua chose feely to join Indonesia in the 1969 "Act of Free Choice". And by repeating the lie over and over again they've hoped that people would eventually come to believe it. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0710/S00407.htm


Reporters Sans Frontieres : Worldwide Press Freedom Index 2007 - Eritrea has replaced North Korea in last place in an index of press freedom in 169 countries throughout the world, published by Reporters Without Borders.. "Even if we are not aware of all the press freedom violations in North Korea and Turkmenistan, which are second and third from last, Eritrea deserves to be at the bottom," Reporters Without Borders said. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0710/S00408.htm


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COMMENT

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Gallia Lindenstrauss: Are the U.S. and Turkey on a Collision Course? - Turkish-American relations currently face two significant challenges. One has to do with the Turkish inclination to enter northern Iraq in order to deal with Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) fighters operating there. The other is connected with an upcoming U.S. House of Representatives vote on a resolution to recognize as genocide the mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire during World War I... More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0710/S00206.htm


Democrats.com: Al Gore for President? - "We face a true planetary emergency. The climate crisis is not a political issue, it is a moral and spiritual challenge to all of humanity. It is also our greatest opportunity to lift global consciousness to a higher level." Democrats.com began in 2000 at the convention that nominated Al Gore...More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0710/S00226.htm


Mohan Nepali: The Blackwater and War Business - Following the murder by the US mercenary army Blackwater of 12 Iraqis, the US Administration at present has been acting as if it is sensitive to human rights. In the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, nowhere among the 30 Articles is mentioned about any ... More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0710/S00209.htm


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LIFESTYLE

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Writers: Jones Joins 2007's Long List Of 'Almost But Not Quite' - Creative New Zealand commiserates with New Zealand author Lloyd Jones whose novel, Mister Pip, just missed out on the prestigious Man Booker Prize for Fiction. Creative New Zealand Chief Executive Stephen Wainwright congratulated Lloyd Jones on his success in making it onto the shortlist. Well done Lloyd [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0710/S00185.htm


Necromancy: Deadly Mexican Celebrations Come To Wellington - Roar! gallery is well known for having it's ear to the ground, picking up the ideas and movements from the shakers and the makers. This year the word was happening around Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican festival Day of the Dead. More >> [1]

[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0710/S00179.htm


And those were the Top Scoops on this day, October 17, 2007

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