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The most read items on The Scoop yesterday were:


One: Jeanette's Energy Efficiency Bill to Proceed

Thames-based MP Jeanette Fitzsimons has had a major success in gaining cross-party support for her Energy Efficiency Bill, New Zealand's first Green Party legislation to do so well in Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00309.htm

Two: Scoop Analysis: Student Loans And The Brain Drain
The relationship between the $3 billion student loan debt and record numbers of young New Zealanders who are leaving this country has become an issue which the government is being pressed increasingly hard to deal with - not the least by their own rhetoric.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00069

Three: Winz lavishes $1.3 million on 'Api' ads

Labour social welfare spokesperson Steve Maharey says the $1.3 million being spent on advertisements by Work and Income NZ would be far better spent on practical job creation programmes for the unemployed.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00304

Over the weekend the most read item was:

NZ First Leader's Conference Speech

As we meet on the 6th birthday of this party the biggest challenge facing us is the reestablishment of some fundamental truths for our country. The mass membership of the old political parties has crumbled...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00307



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