Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

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

------------------------------ ###### --------------------------------
Scoop wants you to have a break - you deserve it - all this news is enough to tire anyone! CLICK HERE http://www.flyingpig.co.nz:1800/ss?click&flyingpig&38b1a71f if an Awaroa getaway is what you need.
------------------------------ ###### --------------------------------

1: Scoop Link: New Zealand A New Space Invader?

A former employee of Canada's security agency has charged that Canadian spies once managed to overhear the American ambassador to Canada discussing a pending trade deal with China on a mobile telephone and used that information to undercut the Americans ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00107.htm


2: Team NZ Leads Race Two With A Whopper Lead

Near flawless sailing by the New Zealanders coupled with some disasters for the Italian crew saw Prada lose the second race of the America’s Cup by a whopping 2 minutes and 43 seconds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00110.htm


3: Big Brother Bill Is Watching You

The world of computer espionage is hotting-up with French accusations that US secret agents worked with computer giant, Microsoft, to spy on worldwide communications. John Howard reports.


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00105.htm


4: Don't Worry Windows Users, Everything Will Bo2k

[July 19th, San Francisco] The CULT OF THE DEAD COW (cDc) publicly challenges Microsoft Corporation to voluntarily recall all copies of its Systems Management Server network software. In addition, cDc calls for the antivirus industry to respond with signature ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0002/S00022.htm


5: Scoop Images: Castles & Tents In A Quarry

Scoop’s anonymous Hobbit photographer has been busy again snapping away at Lord of The Rings sets, this time at the most photographed set of them all, the Haywards Hill (Dry Creek) quarry. Filming at the site is now fully underway with scenes of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00081.htm


6: Opinion:On The Left - The State Of The Opposition.

I thought I would write a column this week on the National ACT opposition both because I am fascinated at the way they are reacting to being out of power, and because I think their reaction goes a long way to explaining why they're going to be out of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00068.htm


7: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions concern: Fringe Benefit Tax - TVNZ Jack Ups - East Timor Development - Victoria's Vice Chancellor Payout - Trade Prospects - Infrastructure Auckland - WINZ Accountability - INCIS - ACC and Accredited Employers - Departmental Accountability ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00109.htm


8: Rankin Won’t Apologise

Beleaguered Work And Income New Zealand boss Christine Rankin said she would not resign, despite mounting pressure to do so over problems the department is experiencing with processing student loans.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00097.htm


9: Scoop Clarification: How To Get Your Car Back

Lest it appear that Scoop's has implied that a special rule was invoked to allow Conservation Minister Sandra Lee to get her car back, the following item of clarification should be born in mind.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00093.htm


10: Situations Vacant - NZers Living Overseas

Under Grandstand 2000, a new New Zealand Government initiative, the Minister of Sport will do all he can to create a job for you, however meaningless. All you have to do is offer to come home, and allow him to take the full credit for arranging your ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00276.htm


11: Opinion: Upton-On-Line - Delicious Delegations

The Prime Minister has released the schedule of responsibilities that has been drawn up for the myriad Associate Ministers that this government has spawned. There are no fewer than 18 different ministers (out of an Executive of 26) running around associating ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00233.htm


12: Transalta Wins Roger Award As Worst Transnational

Canadian power company, TransAlta, which owns energy retailers in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch (Southpower), has the dubious honour of being the winner of the Roger Award for the Worst Transnational Corporation in New Zealand in 1999. The Award ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0002/S00120.htm


13: Pageant Outdated , A Laughingstock

A group of Dunedin women who protested at last year's Miss Otago pageant are today delighted to hear the Miss New Zealand contest is on its last legs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00070.htm


14: Third Generation Techonology First For NZ

Auckland – New Zealand today became the first country in Australasia to experience third generation (3G) mobile multimedia technology at work.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0002/S00126.htm


15: Personal Explanation from Nandor Tanczos

Mr Speaker, I seek leave to make a personal explanation concerning the motion moved by Rodney Hide this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00237.htm


16: Retention Of The Title "The Honorable"

His Excellency The Governor-General has advised that Her Majesty The Queen has been pleased to approve the retention of the title "The Honourable" by:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00224.htm


17: The State Versus Shane Warne

Its never ceases to amaze what makes TV News and what doesn't - and why - notes Smokers of the World Unite founder and libertarian Joy Faulkner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00072.htm


18: Stoned In Charge Of A Country?

“Neither drunk, NOR stoned in charge of a country, thank you Nandor,” is the response from Christian Heritage Party’s Health Spokesperson Gael Donoghue, to his statement in the House yesterday. The Green MP charged some members of double standards when ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00060.htm


19: Tanczos Tour Not Focussed On Cannabis - Greens

The campus tour launched by Green MP Nandor Tanczos is not based around encouraging support for cannabis decriminalisation, as is being widely reported.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00288.htm


20: Greens, Don’t Promote Drugs - NZ First

New Zealand First MP, Ron Mark, has urged the Greens to concentrate on protecting the environment and the interests of New Zealanders instead of promoting mind-blowing drug use.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00231.htm


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Gordon Campbell: On America’s ‘Green New Deal’

‘Socialism’ is more of a political scare word than an objective condition. Even in the US, as Nate Silver’s 538 website pointed out this week there is polling evidence that modern Americans are inclined to treat socialism as meaning ‘equality’ rather than the ‘government ownership or control’ that Americans understood the term to mean back in the 1940s... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Nelson Fire And Climate Change

The Nelson fire has been a useful warning of things to come, given how climate change will (a) increase the likelihood of reduced rainfall and drought-like conditions in many parts of New Zealand, which – obviously – will raise (b) the fire danger and (c) the cost of providing the communities at risk with the enhanced firefighting capabilities that they’re going to need. More>>

ALSO:


Gordon Campbell: On Listening To Ocasio-Cortez About Tax

In its attitudes to tax, New Zealand has been the last colonial outpost of Thatcherism. Change, however, may be in the air. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The US Exit From Afghanistan

To state the bleedingly obvious, US military forces have done a good deal of harm over the past 50 years from Central America to Asia to Africa. That history is now tending to obscure the harm that’s being done by the polar opposite impulse: American isolationism... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On The Brexit Vote Aftermath

So, what happens next? Normally when a major policy like this gets so crushingly rejected – by 230 votes, when Theresa May had reportedly been hoping for a defeat by “only” 70- 100 votes – the PM would resign and/or a fresh election called. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Our History Of Selling Out The Kurds

For the past 100 years, the West has sold out the Kurds over and over again. So much so that it came as a surprise yesterday when US National Security advisor John Bolton appeared to walk back the latest act of betrayal... More>>

ALSO: