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The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend were...

1: Sludge Report #17 – Dover! – Reader Reaction

In response to…. Sludge Report #16 - Dover, Dover, Dover! … From Christchurch – Congratulations… And The Kennedy Precedent… From an old reporter's notebook: The Moyle Muldoon and Carmen

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00115.htm


2: Sludge Report #16 - Dover, Dover, Dover!

Initially when the Dover Samuels sexual allegations story broke, Sludge was in two minds whether to report the scandal at all. Having heard on the journalism grape vine the allegations involved sex with a young underage girl, and that Mr. Samuels ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00099.htm


3: NEWSFLASH: Fiji Coup Breakthrough Fails

Talks have broken down between the army and coup leader George Speight's group following the refusal of Speight's group to release the hostages three hours after the signing of the accord.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00116.htm


4: Scoop Images: A Pretty Indian Rain Picture

The above picture from the NOAA Weather Supercomputer is a forecast of rain on the Indian sub continent for this weekend. The forecast was computed last Friday and as it turns out this is not what it is going to be like. The latest forecasts show ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00117.htm


5: Extent Of PM's Cover-Up Revealed

New information about the wide-ranging contacts between the Labour Party and the family of the woman involved in the Dover Samuels affair has shown the Prime Minister's judgement to be far more compromised than we first believed, Acting Opposition Leader ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00529.htm


6: HARD NEWS 23/6/00 - Uncomfortably Shagged

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, I was getting sick of weeks of patting the business community on the head and taking its temperature - and, lo, along came a whole new agenda.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00104.htm


7: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Black Boat Lifts Skirt

On Monday Team New Zealand lifted the skirts on NZL60 the boat which will be used to defend the Americas Cup in a nine race series starting Saturday. The following pictures show the keel - with its centrally located fins - and the Team New Zealand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/ef/6d/200002161531.73bee1b6.html


8: Scoop Images: The Triumph Of Nelson Bays

Scotland's touring Rugby team only managed to scrape together a 25 all draw against second division Nelson Bays on Tuesday. Scoop's photographer Mark Graham was there to record the action. The photographer can be contacted at.. IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00095.htm


9: NEWSFLASH: Dash Murder Accused Name Suppressed

Police have arrested and charged a 26-year-old Wellington man for the murder of Victoria University Law student Gavin Dash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00113.htm


10: Brain Drain bucks economic trends

"New Zealanders are failing to heed Mr. Anderton's clarion call to come home," National's Immigration spokeswoman Marie Hasler said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00515.htm


11: Scoop Archive: HARD NEWS: Budget, Business and Bum-Tickle

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Labour Finance Minister in boring Budget shock! Well, not quite ... Michael Cullen's maiden Budget was plenty interesting - not least in its disarming fiscal prudence.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/81/b6/200006161328.22b73d4e.html


12: Kevin Roberts: Field Of Dreams

If only meetings comprised two short halves; if only business people could harness the passion of the playing fields; if only they could express the sheer joy of performance. If only...if only England could find a middle order, a goal scorer, a try scorer, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00107.htm


13: Minister Proposes New Strategy To Muriwhenua

The Minister in Charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Margaret Wilson, today met with representatives from the two broad groupings in Muriwhenua: iwi organisations affiliated with the Negotiations Management Committee, and those aligned with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00537.htm


14: Scoop Archive: ETAN On Resumption of Military Ties with Indonesia

The East Timor Action Network (ETAN) today called on the U.S. government to cancel plans to conduct a joint military exercise with the Indonesian military (TNI) this summer. This training is part of a proposed program to gradually restore military ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/63/b4/200005251001.7ca32a41.html


15: NEWSFLASH: Man Arrested For Dash Murder

Police have arrested and charged a man for the murder of Victoria University Law student Gavin Dash. The man’s name has not yet been revealed, although he is understood to be appearing in court today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00108.htm


16: City Voice benefit Concert

City Voice is holding a fundraising concert at Bar Bodega on Sunday (25 June). Called Banding Together it starts around 5pm and feaqtures poetry, live music and DJs. It has been programmed so the afternoon and early eveining will be the perfect way to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0006/S00033.htm


17: NEWSFLASH: Samuels Denies Sex Allegations

The Minister Of Maori Affairs Dover Samuels has strongly denied accusations made against him for sexual misconduct and says he will step down from his ministerial duties while the matter is investigated by police.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00085.htm


18: Cullen’s Comments On MPs Sad Commentary

Party Leader Graham Capill described the Rt Hon. Michael Cullen’s comments in Parliament this afternoon as “a sad and disappointing commentary on the moral state of our country’s leadership.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00095.htm


19: Scoop Images: Jim Sutton And Charlene Barshefsky

NZ Minister of Trade Negotiations Jim Sutton and Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, US Trade Representative, meeting in Washington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00105.htm


20: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm

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