The Scoop’s Top Three
The most read items on The Scoop yesterday were:
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.
Scoop Analysis: Student Loans And The Brain
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.
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
Over the weekend the most read item was:
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...