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Scoop Ratings - Diana, Cricket and The Week Ahead

Today's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Diana's Death - Unanswered Questions Remain

John Howard reports that on the second anniversary of Princess Diana's death there remain a number of unanswered questions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00080.htm


2: The Week Ahead: Secrets, Lies, Liquor, Prod Boards

Scoop is anticipating a big week in Parliament this week with mounting pressure on the government and particularly the Prime Minister, as the opposition mounts an offensive on the Secrets and Lies revelations made by Nicky Hager last week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00081.htm


3: The Sporting Scoop: NZ Win Cricket Series

An unabashed supporter of British sport reports on a historic victory for NZ cricket and an ignominious defeat for England

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00079.htm


4: Why New Zealand is so violent

New Zealand will keep its place as the most violent country in the developed world after South Africa until we get full employment, a victim-centred justice system and a vastly improved mental health system, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00367.htm


5: 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


6: Rankin's Thursday Column Whither the Bourgeoisie?

We frequently hear these days about the plight of the middle class, or the middle classes. But who are the middle classes? Are they simply those people (or households?) who earn between the median income and the 90th or 95th percentile? Can we really ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00075.htm


7: Treat Spirits the Same: 'Alcohol is alcohol'

Ahead of Parliament finalising the liquor laws tomorrow (Tuesday 24th), the spirits industry is calling on MPs to reconsider their position on the types of alcohol that may be sold in supermarkets and grocery stores.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00073.htm


8: Prebble Only Wgtn. MP To Support Newtown Hospital

Responding to media requests for his answer to Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle's claim that National would site the new main hospital at Newtown because of his campaign as MP for Wellington Central, Mr Prebble said that there was some truth in her claims.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00369.htm


9: Prebble admits using Hospital as election Football

Despite claims from ACT's Richard Prebble, the Alliance's Hospital Plan ensures Wellington Hospital will not be downsized. It won't be 150 beds short. It will be full sized and it will have full tertiary services. It will be publicly financed and owned and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00370.htm


10: Mad Max wants to axe four universities

The Alliance said that Max Bradford's suggestions that only three universities should undertake research means New Zealand would lose the other four.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00357.htm


11: THE DAVISON WINEBOX REPORT--- SCOOP FULL COVERAGE

Scoop formed an early view on Sir Ron's "Smart" transaction on the day he reported back in August 1997.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00078.htm


12: The Tragedy Of James Whakaruru

The death of four year old James Whakaruru is a grim reminder of the dangers facing children who grow up in s severely dysfunctional families. In most of these families, education achievement is minimal, violence is rife, drug and alcohol dependency is ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00360.htm


13: Scoop Archive: Winebox Report Will Miss The Point

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/83/a1/199708140721.0ae72e.html


14: Scoop Archive: Sir Ron's "Smart" Transaction - Magnum

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/ac/6e/199708150712.1dca22.html


15: Shipley Speech - Looking Ahead

Make no mistake, Election '99 is about making the right choice. A choice about leadership, about ideas, about the New Zealand we want to be and about who can deliver.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00356.htm


16: National Radio Midday Bulletin

South Auckland Kids - Smacking - IRD - Watson - Quake - Storm - Manukau - Leilani - Cricket

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00149.htm


17: The Winebox - Who's Responsible? - Peters

But - as we now know - key elements of the two old parties in Parliament didn't want an inquiry and had everything at their disposal to stop it, including the support of some elitist members of the business world and significant elements of the media, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00353.htm


18: Scoop Ratings - Weekend Top 20

The top 20 rating stories at the Weekend were...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00148.htm


19: Winebox allegations not upheld

The 1999 election is shaping up to be the most open and exciting in the last 30 years. If the TV One poll was correct, then last Saturday the country would have elected an ACT/National majority.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00361.htm


20: It's Human Rights Jim, But Not As You Know It

Libertarianz have offered to put one of their own spokesmen into the position of Human Rights Commissioner. Jim Anderton was worried yesterday that National might replace the Human Rights Commissioner with one of their flunkies, so this should ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00072.htm

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