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The weekend's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Guest Editorial: Could "Nike New Zealand" Be Next?

Helen Clark glides down the steps outside the Beehive and stops, just for a moment. She slowly turns her carefully airbrushed face towards the cluster of TV cameras gathered to catch her every word, and says in a husky, almost sensual tone, "Thank ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00009.htm


2: Moana Sinclair's Lawlessness Far From Rare

Alliance Press Secretary Moana Sinclair is one of 800,000 people still do not have their new photo-id licenses and the Land Transport Authority says publicity surrounding her misfortune may assist in getting more people to get their licenses up to date.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00095.htm


3: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


4: HARD NEWS 3/3/00 - Dot-com Riot Report

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... one of the perks of my day job is overseas travel. It's always under pressure of time but it's usually both a useful separation from local matters, and a brain-feast that takes weeks to unload.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00012.htm


5: On The Right - Going Potty With Nandor

Orientation week is always a time for Student Associations to brainwash all the new students, scientifically known as 'freshers', into believing that their (mostly) compulsory reps are indeed fighting the good fight against the evil capitalist oppressors ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00012.htm


6: Scoop Images: Frogging Around With A Greek Comedy

Aristophanes' "The Frogs" is performed by The Bachanals, a Wellington company dedicated to exploring text-based theatre at the Victoria University Drama School ampitheatre. The Frogs is a spontaneous and exciting twist to classic Greek comedy. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00001.htm


7: New simplification to tax system

Refunds arising from Housekeeper and Donation Rebates will be direct credited to taxpayers' bank accounts (except in certain circumstances) from April 1, Finance and Revenue Minister Michael Cullen announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00049.htm


8: Scoop Archive: Sunday Newsroom

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/70/a1/199708240032.a94cb4.html


9: After East Timor where will we make peace next?

We have done very well in East Timor and Bougainville and have won a few brownie points with our neighbours in getting involved, but let’s not rush into assuming that we should duplicate this effort elsewhere. In Bougainville we were peace brokers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00011.htm


10: Mozambique Floods Need Accelerated Relief Efforts

United Nations - As floods continue to sweep across Mozambique, relief efforts must be immediately elevated in order to save hundreds of thousands of lives, the United Nations' World Food Program warned Tuesday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0003/S00002.htm


11: Scoop Archive: Caring about Kids - An Answer to Educational Woes

Primary and intermediate school pupils officially go back to school today (Jan 26) but with teachers facing increasing external pressures, schools may not necessarily be safe and happy places of high achievement for all children.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/ab/19/200001270942.f94e4a00.html


12: Scoop Images: Spooky Stuff Intheshed.com

These images are of the "intheshed.com" exhibition in Shed 11, by Grant Muir, Tania Hannah, Teina Herzer, Mark Zeman, Aaron Distin, Matt Trott - photos Tori Buttle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00012.htm


13: Scoop Images: Playstation 2 Launches In Japan

Japanses gaming fans queue to be in to get one of the first Playstation 2s on the market.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00014.htm


14: Christian Party Welcomes First Post-Election Poll

Party Leader Graham Capill was delighted to learn that the Christian Heritage Party out-performed NZ First in the first Colmar Brunton Poll of the year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00001.htm


15: Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0003/S00010.htm


16: Students Lose Right To Choose

The Government is set to reverse moves towards voluntary union membership for students, after Trevor Mallard's confirmation that Cabinet has agreed to repeal the 1998 Education (Tertiary Students' Assocation Voluntary Membership) Amendment Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00014.htm


17: Deputy PM outlines basis of Knowledge Economy

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton outlined the government's approach to the knowledge economy in a speech to the IPENZ Conference 2000 at the weekend.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00068.htm


18: Scoop Archive: Questions of the Day (1-6)

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/44/1b/199711271537.830f3e.html


19: How To Anger Rivals And Give Them Publicity

The Australian author of the best-selling book "How to Lose Friends and Infuriate People" is facing legal action from Dale Carnegie, author of "How to Win Friends And Influence People". Alastair Thompson reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00135.htm


20: On The Left - Does Knowledge Matter?

I am an unlikely fan of Simon Upton. He's a man who has made many, many enemies on the left. While I don't agree with him, he is intelligent and his ideological positions are well thought out and reasoned (unlike those of many of his colleagues). However, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00095.htm


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