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

1: Keith Rankin: The Health Costs of Inequality

Yesterday the Herald's editorial writer criticised Jim Anderton's regional development plan - announced on 29 February. The Herald sees Anderton's approach as a trade-off between efficiency (or "competitiveness" which is not always the same thing) ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00004.htm


2: Team New Zealand Sail Away

Team NZ's superiority over the Italians showed today when they became the first country outside the United States to successfully defend the America's Cup.


http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00007.htm


3: Rookie in line to seal Kiwi Cup triumph

Team New Zealand may use a new skipper today as they seek a 5-0 triumph over a Prada crew beaten on the water and browbeaten by their tycoon boss.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0003/S00006.htm


4: 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


5: Queen Street Parade To Celebrate America’s Cup

An America’s Cup parade along Queen Street will be a fitting conclusion to one of Auckland’s and New Zealand’s greatest sporting events, says Auckland City Mayor Chris Fletcher.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0003/S00007.htm


6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions concern: Maori Assembly - Credit Ratings For NZ - Statements About CEOs -Electricity Consumption - Jobs Machine - Airways Corporation - Maori Spectrum - Americas Cup Taxation - ILO Conventions - Consumer Representation On Codex And ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0003/S00006.htm


7: 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


8: Scoop Images: Breakfast In A Bubble

Images from today's Radio Active Breakfast in a bubble.. in the Paris Texas shop window...burning up the pavement...crooning for ticket sales and a couple of crazy Irishmen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0003/S00006.htm


9: 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


10: F16 lease arrangement "a great deal" says Treasury

Treasury has confirmed that the F16 deal that this Government is about to ditch is, in its estimation, a great deal, says National's Defence spokesman Wayne Mapp.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00011.htm


11: Prime Minister salutes Team NZ win

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the successful defence of the America's Cup by Team New Zealand was a superb victory which demonstrated New Zealand's ability to compete successfully against the best in the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00033.htm


12: Scoop Link - Boy Had Violent History

A 6-year-old boy who allegedly shot and killed a first-grade classmate was living in a crack house and had been suspended from school for fighting and other behavioral problems, the child's father told an investigator.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0003/S00006.htm


13: 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


14: Challenging PM's assurances over Echelon

Over the past two weeks there has been massive media interest, particularly in Europe, around allegations that the Echelon electronic spy network, of which New Zealand's Waihopai station is a part, is engaged in commercial espionage.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00028.htm


15: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 2 March 200

Today's questions for oral answer....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00025.htm


16: Acting PM congratulates Team NZ

Acting Prime Minister Jim Anderton has congratulated Team New Zealand on its 5-0 clean sweep defending the America's Cup.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0003/S00034.htm


17: 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


18: 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


19: Americas Cup Press Conference Quotes

Russell Coutts, Skipper of Team New Zealand, on the code zero: “It’s a sail that we have been practicing with for two and a half years now in secrecy or as much as possible. Many of the other teams knew about it last month or two months before the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0003/S00003.htm


20: 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


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