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Scoop Today - Top 20

Scoop's top 20 rating items over the last 36 hours were...


1: Mark Peck Said the 'M' Word

Despite his reluctance to now admit it, Labour's biotechnology spokesperson Mark Peck said the 'M' word last week. And in doing so he has heralded a major, and rather embarrassing U-turn for Labour's policy on genetic engineering.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00004.htm


2: Labour and Tax

Speech by Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen to KPMG Contrary to the hopes of some, the fears of others, and the expectations of many, tax has not emerged as one of the two or three leading issues of the 1999 election. Insofar as it has had ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00022.htm


3: Media Hype No Cure For Cancer

The New Zealand distributor of a green-lipped mussel extract being touted as a possible cancer cure has halted distribution after recognising that claims made in promotional material far outstrip any evidence from research and are in breach of the Medicines ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00019.htm


4: Balkans Editorial: Teach Your Children Well

Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses the latest developments in the Kosovo tragedy, and argues peace is not a two way street..

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00001.htm


5: NZers Move To Put MPs On Employment Contracts

1.Media Release 2.Copy of letter sent to MPs (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 3.Copy of letter sent to election candidates (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 4.Logo (attached logo.tiff).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00001.htm


6: Censor Censured Over R-16 For South Park

“It this is Bill Hastings’s image of New Zealand the way he wants it, he can get himself another job. New Zealanders are not interested in promoting the pornographic perversity and incessant obscenities and blasphemies contained, in what must be, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00003.htm


7: SCP Interactive: Edge Theory: An All Black Plane?

"The 747 I'd like to fly the world in [with the All Blacks]" - Kevin Roberts"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00144.htm


8: Put up or shut up - Dame Margaret

Labour internal affairs spokesperson Trevor Mallard has expressed his sorrow at the approach used by the chair of the Fire Service Commission Dame Margaret Bazley.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00028.htm


9: Power Price Negotiations Presser - Winston Peters

At New Zealand First's recent convention I urged all political parties to make MMP work for the New Zealand people.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00020.htm


10: Bradford Dismayed At Peters' Wearisome Tactics

Enterprise and Commerce Minister Max Bradford says he is deeply dismayed at Mr Peters' wearisome political tactics.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00024.htm


11: National Radio 8am Bulletin

Indian Train Smash - Magic Mussels - Electricity Regulation - WINZ - Rugby

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00010.htm


12: The Listener

Editorial: Fashion Shows - Politics: WINZ Some Lose Some - Middle Class Burden - The Price Of Fame - Gone Bush - Blues Brothers - Share And Share Alike - The Silent Death

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00012.htm


13: Funmail: Would You Adam And Eve It?

WOULD YOU ADAM AND EVE IT? FUNMAIL POSTPONES FLOAT AND ACCEPTS KNOCK-OUT EDEN OFFER

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9907/S00113.htm


14: Winston Proves Again He Can't Be Trusted - ACT

ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide said today that it was no surprise Winston Peters had backed out of supporting Max Bradford on his bungled electricity reforms.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00021.htm


15: Cullen Wrong On Tax, Again - Young

“Cullen’s attempts to down-play the importance of the tax issue shows that Labour is running scared on this issue. Their polls tell them that Labour has mis-judged the mood of the electorate on tax. Labour MPs fail to understand that no-one likes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00030.htm


16: Sunday News

Lomu On The Market - Paul Holmes - Bolger Bankruptcy - All Black Promo Row - Marcus Lush - America's Cup Stunt

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00003.htm


17: Future Of Lines Legislation Yet To Be Decided

The future of the Commerce (Controlled Goods and Services) Bill is yet to be decided, Enterprise and Commerce Minister Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00026.htm


18: Sunday Star Times

Fire Service - Fashion - Leniency For TV Man - Democracy - WINZ - Male Teachers - Greymouth Police - Tax And Growth - Liquor and much much more….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00002.htm


19: Strike at Fisher and Paykel

One of the largest picket-lines to be seen in recent years is demonstrating outside Auckland’s Fisher and Paykel whiteware factory.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9908/S00003.htm


20: The Dominion

Magic Mussels - Dad Power - Indian Train Smash - WestpacTrust - Electricity - Teenage Breakfasts - Political Headlines

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00013.htm

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