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

1: Four Nil To New Zealand

A disastrous decision early on by Prada in race four of the America’s Cup meant the Italians ended up the giving the race to New Zealand - a fitting 38th birthday present for Kiwi skipper Russell Coutts.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00003.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions concern: Economic Development Ministry- Job Forecasts - Biosecurity And Used Cars - Jodi Ihaka Personal Grievance - Biosecurity And Used Cars - Paikatore And Tariana Turia Conflict Of Interest - School Cert and NCEA - Health Announcements ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00001.htm


3: Helen Most Popular Jenny Has “Nice Personality”

Prime Minister Helen Clark will be straining to hold back her trade-mark gloat, two recent polls show voters have continued their honeymoon with her and the Labour Party, conversely while National’s support is holding, the only good thing voters ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00139.htm


4: Scoop Images: Active Takes Art To The Street

Radio Active is broadcasting an arts show live from the street for Festival 2000. The following pictures show DJ Amanda from Active and flautist Michelle Scullian from Zamba Flam a Latin Fusion band. Photos Tori Buttle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00002.htm


5: Christian Party Welcomes First Post-Election Poll

Party Leader Graham Capill was delighted to learn that the Christian Heritage Party out-performed NZ First in the first Colmar Brunton Poll of the year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00001.htm


6: Perigo Opposes Anderton’s Pork Barrel - Libz

It seems the relevant luminaries have now returned from their study tour of North Korea to parade a glossy new ‘jobs machine’ to be presided over by none other than Industries Commissar Jim Neanderton. Reflects former Libertarianz leader Lindsay ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00101.htm


7: New European Security Initiative

A new European security policy is being drafted which will set out to prove the EU can act militarily without the US. A large boost in defence spending is expected and UN peacekeepers may no longer be needed. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00140.htm


8: ALRANZ Welcomes CHP Slide in Support

Graham Capill's arithemetic is faulty. According to the latest opinion poll, his party has actually lost support, and this process may not be over yet. In the November 1999 election, it polled two point four per cent, yet it now polls barely above two ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00003.htm


9: Philips Sets New Standard For TV Viewing

Philips has set a new standard in TV technology with the launch today (March 1) of its new Matchline TV - the Philips RF100 (Real Flat 100 hertz).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0003/S00001.htm


10: Coalition Govt launches its 'jobs machine'

Pre-election commitments of the Alliance and Labour to create jobs through a partnership approach to economic development were set in motion today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00376.htm


11: Sheep Numbers Continue to Decline - Stats NZ

According to Statistics New Zealand's latest Agricultural Production Survey the estimated national sheep population is 45.2 million as at 30 June 1999.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0002/S00161.htm


12: Scoop Images: Frogging Around With A Greek Comedy

Aristophanes' "The Frogs" is performed by The Bachanals, a Wellington company dedicated to exploring text-based theatre at the Victoria University Drama School ampitheatre. The Frogs is a spontaneous and exciting twist to classic Greek comedy. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00001.htm


13: On The Left - Does Knowledge Matter?

I am an unlikely fan of Simon Upton. He's a man who has made many, many enemies on the left. While I don't agree with him, he is intelligent and his ideological positions are well thought out and reasoned (unlike those of many of his colleagues). However, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00095.htm


14: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


15: On the Right: A Guide to New Zealand Politics

“Political language – and with variations this is true of all political parties – is designed to make lies sound truthful… and to give the appearance of solidity to pure wind.” George Orwell

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00094.htm


16: NZ Unemployed In Oz

Christian Heritage Party Spokesman on Employment, Nick Barber, said today that, “New Zealand pays some $150 million per year to subsidise New Zealand unemployed in Australia but Helen Clark says she may consider paying the full amount of $300 to $400 million ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00098.htm


17: Scoop Today - Your Daily Wired News Feed

Jim's Jobs Machine Launched - Labour Love Affair - Racing Abandoned - Race Officials Now Seek Windy Wednesday - Rapid Response To Embarrassment In Europe - Ministers Face Questions In the House - Coasters Go To UN - Smart And Dumb Knowledge

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00143.htm


18: Voluntary ad ban for kids not enough - Kedgley

Green MP Sue Kedgley has welcomed the Government's commitment to eliminate advertisements during children's TV shows, but does not believe that a voluntary ban would work.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00003.htm


19: Residency quota scheme opens for Samoan people

Registrations for this year's Samoan Quota Scheme will open on 1 May 2000, the Minister of Immigration, Hon Lianne Dalziel, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00001.htm


20: A Fresh Approach Is Welcome

“The Manufacturers Federation welcomes the Government’s announcement today on the new Ministry of Economic Development as the first tangible sign of its commitment to rebuilding New Zealand’s productive sector,” said Simon Carlaw, Chief Executive ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00100.htm


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