Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings - 8 September 2005
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Confusion Over Pamphlet Policy In National Party - Did Don Brash Lie To His Deputy Leader, OR Didn't Gerry Brownlee Ask Him Scoop Team Coverage - With Credit to BFm.co.nz & Hard News / Publicaddress.net
A group called "The Lisa Simpsons" proudly and openly claims the credit for altering large numbers of Don Brash billboards overnight and says it plans to keep doing so throughout the country. The Lisa Simpsons were out last night "repackaging" Don Brash ...
Transcript: Linda Clark Interviews Don Brash Recorded off the live Radionz.co.nz web stream and transcribed by Rosalea Barker Images taken at Radio New Zealand leader's debates
This morning when interviewed on Auckland's BFM, National Leader Dr Don Brash confirmed that he had met with the Exclusive Brethren who are behind an anti Labour and ant Green party campaign. The leaflet campaign, which is already estimated to have cost ...
Projected number of seats in the House on the basis of the latest poll results Number of seats* Labour 57 National 45 NZ First 6 Green Party 8 Maori Party 2 United Future 2 Progressive 1 ACT - Total seats 121
Don Brash has told an outright lie about his knowledge of pamphlets issued by members of the Exclusive Brethren, Labour MP Pete Hodgson said today.
I don't normally post twice in a day, but I've just had two callers to my 95bFM show - one a workmate, the other an estranged family member - emphatically inform me that members of the Exclusive Brethren have been putting up National Party billboards ...
At the risk of sounding paranoid, I have a few thoughts on the US government's response to Hurricane Katrina. Might the so-called delays in the evacuation have been deliberate? I am not referring to the extent of the natural disaster itself but the public planning ...
In mid-April 2005, an A4 glossy pamphlet titled "A Wake-Up Call for New Zealanders" was widely distributed, following up two half-page advertisements in major newspapers. Images of the pamphlet are below. An NZPA story has confirmed that, despite their ...
Can this be the same Exclusive Brethrens who refused to let TV cameras film the Employment Relations Bill Select Committee hearing in Christchurch in 2000?
Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons is calling on the National Party to apologise to the New Zealand people for lying about its relationship with the Exclusive Brethren church.
When I said I did not know who was "doing the nasty pamphlets" that was entirely true. I had not read them. How was I to know which anonymous National-supporting smear campaign Mr Holmes was talking about?
Taken together the National Party’s education policies represent the greatest threat to public education in the history of New Zealand.
Democracy, as devised and practiced in the developed countries of Western Europe and North America, has not been successfully implemented anywhere else in the world. India is the only country outside the above regions, which has stuck to democracy ...
It is now clear beyond reasonable doubt that Dr Brash knew of the plans of seven businessmen from the Exclusive Brethren sect, according to Labour's campaign spokesman Pete Hodgson.
Sport and Recreation Minister Trevor Mallard today presented Prime Minister's Athlete Scholarships to some of a group of 285 talented athletes from the Northern region.
Here's something I don't understand. The Golden Goose was about to lay another 9/11-type Golden Egg for Bush&Co. to pick up. And they didn't.
Consumers are being bombarded with a myriad of nutrition messages that are often confusing and hard to put into practice, says renowned American dietitian and executive vice president of the International Food Information Council (IFIC), Susan Borra.
National Party State Services spokesman Murray McCully says the Labour Party is now "hoist by its own petard" over hundreds of thousands of dollars being poured into the Labour Party re-election campaign by trade unions.
BANGKOK, Thailand -- Katrina's victims may learn lessons from Thailand's tsunami where DNA and real estate profits have become priorities, and thousands of survivors still cannot cope eight months after rescue.
George W. Bush has nominated John Roberts to be Chief Justice of the United States. Bush lauded Roberts for his "goodwill and decency toward others." Yet Roberts' record reveals a callous disregard for the rights of people very much like the tens of thousands ...
SAN FRANCISCO--September 7, 2005--Apple® today introduced the iPod® nano, a revolutionary full-featured iPod that holds 1,000 songs yet is thinner than a standard #2 pencil and less than half the size of competitive players. The iPod nano features an ultra-portable, ...
Forest and Bird is warning that false claims in an election campaign leaflet by the Exclusive Brethren could undermine public confidence in efforts to save kiwi and other native birds from extinction.
Investigations by the Green Party have today confirmed that five of the people named in a smear campaign aimed at getting Don Brash and the National Party into power were members of the Exclusive Brethren church.
National Party Leader Don Brash has today outlined his top ten priorities for the next National Government.
Another few thousand bit the dust. Chalk another one up for the Bush administration. That’ll be President Bush’s long lasting legacy when we look back on the first few years of the 21st Century. Thousands of people killed on U.S. soil because the president ...
The Labour Party’s ‘hidden’ agenda is to boost the number of high profile “gay” lobbyists, like Wellington lawyer Charles Chauvel and former party president and outspoken lesbian, Ms Maryan Street, (placed at number 44 and 36 respectfully on the party list), within ...
Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says she is surprised that Radio NZ has suspended Sean Plunket as a result of an interview with her about the Exclusive Brethren anti-Green leaflets yesterday.
The Ombudsman is to conduct a 'formal urgent investigation' into Labour's decision to refuse the release of Treasury papers analysing its student loans promise.
The Don Brash Flipflopper is now available on line - a handy tool that shows National's policy confusions and what Dr Brash has promised will be Gone by Lunchtime, Education Minister Trevor Mallard said at the launch of the Gone by Lunchtime website today.