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Scoop Today - The Weekend Top 20

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Fiji Coup Full Coverage - Scoop is today carrying ongoing coverage of the Fiji Coup from Journalism students at the University of the South Pacific in Suva. See... http://www.scoop.co.nz/international.htm for the latest updates.
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The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend were....

1: The falling Kiwi dollar and dancing Cossacks

This week’s falling Kiwi dollar indicates fundamental structural weaknesses in the New Zealand economy compared with Australia. Let me speculate. This structural weakness can be traced back to the 1976 Muldoon government decision to can the Kirk-Rowling ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00083.htm


2: NEWSFLASH: News Of The Fiji Coup

The following reports on the Coup in Fiji were received by Scoop this afternoon. The reports were originally carried on Fiji Radio and the Fijilive.com website.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00084.htm


3: Some Quotes For Dr Brash To Think About

While the Reserve Bank Governor thinks about his response to the question posed by New Zealand Banking Reform in an earlier release (See… Dr Brash Invited To Explain Money Creation System ), the following are a few interesting statements from other ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00119.htm


4: Loop New Issue Out Monday

The latest issue of LOOP hits the stands on Monday. On top of the customary serving of thought-provoking articles and reviews, bold fashion and of course the LOOP CD/CDrom, look forward to the following in the May/June issue:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0005/S00035.htm


5: Time To Start Talking Reform Of The Banking System

Our banking system is built on a lie. It is rotten at the core, and now we are called upon to hold our humanity high, reach into the heart of the financial system and clean out the stinking rot.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00094.htm


6: Upton-on-line: Notes from the Employment Seminar

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson has continued her daily seminar on the Employment Relations Bill during Question Time with the long suffering, slightly wan humour of a parent who has refused her children any dessert until they’ve eaten up their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00424.htm


7: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


8: Dr Brash Invited To Explain Money Creation System

The newly formed New Zealand Banking Reform group would like to invite the Governor of the Reserve Bank, Don Brash, to explain in plain English to the public the nature of the process of money creation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00107.htm


9: Disappointment at yachties' decision

Sport, Fitness and Leisure Minister Trevor Mallard said he was disappointed at the decision by two key players in Team New Zealand to move on.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00447.htm


10: Petrol Price Hike-Blame It On Bill

New Zealand is reeling from savage petrol price hikes, but much of the blame for the price increases can be squarely placed at the feet of the Clinton administration. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00080.htm


11: Irish Eyes Images: Bicycles In The Liffey

In Dublin the roads are always full of shiny new cars, driven by the celtic tiger slowly down the quays alongside the river Liffey. But bicycles are so much greener...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00054.htm


12: Scoop Archive: HARD NEWS 12/5/00 - Convincing, Evasive, Likeable

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, it's finally happened. Like so many of the great and good, and like the Prime Minister herself, I'm to be sent off for "media skills" training.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/db/1e/200005130039.0e95cfba.html


13: Scoop Today - Rounding Off The News Week

Fiji Coup Again! - A View From Across The Ditch On The Falling Dollar - Central Bankers Talk About Money Creation - What's Right With The Kiwi? - A Timberland’s Gold Mine? - Scoop Opinion: Employment Relations - MORE REACTION: A Bumper Package ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00085.htm


14: Fiji Times Accuses Government of "Vendetta"

The Fiji Times, the country's oldest and major daily newspaper, has accused the Government of "conducting a vendetta" against it following a bitter personal attack in Parliament against its acting editor and two journalists.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00170.htm


15: Fijian Media Clamp-down Slammed By PNG Editor

Papua New Guinean newspaper editor Oseah Philemon has challenged the Fiji Islands Government to release details of a proposed state-controlled media tribunal.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00086.htm


16: Economy Takes Nose Dive

Jim Anderton’s attack on the Reserve Bank is shaking economic confidence, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00421.htm


17: Turia - family violence

I believe the strengthening of our whanau is the most critical development issue we are facing today, says Hon Tariana Turia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00448.htm


18: Government urges calm and reason on the economy

"The current round of breast-beating about the economy is at odds with the facts," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00398.htm


19: Gold mine proposed in Timberlands’ forest.

Forest and Bird is concerned that Timberlands WestCoast may allow access for a new gold mine in north Westland. The proposed mine is on public land managed by Timberlands at Moonlight Creek on the eastern edge of the Paparoa Range.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00110.htm


20: What Cullen Must Do to Restore Confidence

“It’s imperative that Dr Michael Cullen take specific steps to restore business confidence in the Government and in the New Zealand economy,” Rodney Hide said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00390.htm

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