Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard is outraged at Justice Smellie’s decision to award a woman nearly $50,000 for having her bottom patted by her boss.
The Government and the environmental movement are now faced with a huge dilemma and irony following the discovery of a potential half billion-barrel oil reserve - a non renewable resource - onshore at Hawera in Taranaki. John Howard reports.
Today’s questions of the day concerned: Defence Policy – Revenue Flows – Kit Richards – Skill Shortages – Petrol Prices And Economic Development – Employment Relations Act – Bulk Funding – Kit Richards – Bougainville Peace – WINZ Consultants – Spare ...
It is indeed a scary moment when Trade Unionists have something to smile about. But they could all easily play the Cheshire Cat if Alice in Wonderland were to hold auditions right now. The Employment Relations Bill has been let loose onto society, and it's ...
It's been inevitable ever since May 15th, 1991, when the Employment Contracts Act was passed. The labour movement reeled at the attack on its power. Workers suffered abusive contracts, expulsion of their unions from workplaces, attacks on wages and ...
Today's questions for oral answer by Ministers. Paraphrased answers to these questions will be published shortly after 3pm in the Headlines wire.
It's taken more than 70 years for politicians to convince New Zealanders they should get rid of royal titles and honours, but this coalition government finally looks set to do it. John Howard writes.
Two weeks out from his day of reckoning the man who would be the next President of the great Russian Republic, Vladimir Putin, is putting his best foot forward.
Prospective tenants should read their tenancy agreements carefully before they agreed to them the Minister of Housing Mark Gosche said today.
The lack of any plot summary in the festival programme for Mu filled me with a dreadful foreboding of 'fringe festival syndrome' - where a group of non/performers get together and construct a performance based around a spontaneous fire and energy that under ...
KANUNGU, Uganda, March 19 –– Before the bell rang summoning them to the long, low building where more than 300 of them would die, members of the Movement for the Restoration of the Ten Commandments of God gave no clue that the apocalypse they had so long ...
Foreign Minister Phil Goff today expressed the Government’s sadness at the death of Chris Beeby, one of New Zealand’s most distinguished diplomats, in Geneva on Sunday.
The Prime Minster has announced the Government would proceed with its plans to terminate the F-16 deal saying spending on the air-force was not an important priority for New Zealand defence.
Act has turned its back on its former ally and admitted embarrassment at having supported National in Government.
Is the Prime Minister trying to work towards a single, integrated Trans Tasman defence force, asks United New Zealand Party leader, Hon Peter Dunne.
Editorial: ERB, F-16's and Polls - Employment - Relations, not Contracts - A tale of a protest - News so hard you can throw really heavy things at it without it breaking... - Changes to Future Lefts list use
At its meeting on Friday, the Education Forum reviewed the new government's education proposals and found little to commend and much of concern.
More scary Animals on "Urban Safari" in Civic Square today, and a bit of swingin' - photos Tori Buttle.
Speech Notes: Hon Marian Minister Hobbs, Minister for the Environment Water 2000 Conference, Carlton Hotel, Auckland, Tues March 21 8.30am
The Government has cut New Zealand loose in defence terms in rejecting Derek Quigley's advice to go ahead with the contract for some F-16s, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.