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

1: Investigate Mag Going On Sale, Despite Gagging

The New Zealand High Court has taken the unprecedented step of ordering pages to be ripped from the upcoming issue of a leading current affairs magazine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00019.htm


2: Images: Full Circle - Sir Bob Returns To The Scene

Last night a function was held to launch Sir Robert Jones book Full Circle in the Great Hall at Parliament. Hosted by friend and Speaker Jonathan Hunt Scoop was among the invitees - Photos Alastair Thompson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00013.htm


3: Scoop Wins Award For Use Of Toilet Humour

Scoop is delighted to report the following from this week's edition of the Listener.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00014.htm


4: Howling At The Tube

How much longer do we have to put up with this kind of conspiracy of silence from our news media? Given a nightly menu of worthless rubbish in an effort to hide stories such as these.... A letter from publisher Ian Wishart to Paul Cutler TVNZ Director ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0004/S00004.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today’s questions of the day concerned: Tamihere Apology – Wine Box Tax Amendments – Tertiary Education Advisory Commission – Waipareira Trust – Fisheries Ministry Expense Claims – Gender Pay Equity – Oxfam And Aid For Education– Royal Commission ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00016.htm


6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today’s questions of the day concerned: Helen Clark And The West Coast – April 1 Tax Changes – Constitution Conference – Pig Rights – West Coast Development Package – Government Super Fund – West Coast Jobs – Korea – Heather (Minister) Simpson – ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00011.htm


7: Scoop Editorial: Reconciliation On The West Coast

Earlier this week Scoop editor, Alastair Thompson and myself, were exchanging emails about how to solve the terrible mess between the Government and the West Coast over the indigenous forest policies. It's time for reconciliation and dialogue. Scoop's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00015.htm


8: Food Should Not Be Allowed to Sue People

The Corrective Party is most concerned at the current development that allows food to sue for defamation. It seems that an aggrieved fish is targeting Ms Sue Kedgeley, the Greens spokesperson on animal welfare, over the issue of mercury content.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00017.htm


9: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 5 April

Today's questions for oral answer. Paraphrased answers to these questions will be posted in the Headlines wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00045.htm


10: Public shows it wants FREE Internet service

The New Zealand public are flocking to join the free Internet access site i4free after a court injunction ruled that Telecom must restore the lines they disconnected on Friday and over the weekend to stop the service being launched.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00026.htm


11: Scoop Images: Rotating Cabinet Ministers

Taking turns at the podium at yesterday's post Cabinet press conference in the Beehive are Prime Minister Helen Clark (with an overview), Energy Minister Pete Hodgson (announcing government support for EECA legislation promoted by Jeanette Fitzsimmons of the Greens), ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00008.htm


12: Top Lawyer Says Further Coast Action Pointless

On a TV show this morning one of New Zealand's top lawyers said West Coast leaders have a slim chance of winning further legal action against the government over their policy of ending native logging on public land. Mei Chen is a partner of Wellington ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00013.htm


13: Future Lefts - Sensational titles are bad

Editorial: We Are So Great - And Now for Something Completely Uncomfortable - Student Protests - What a Champion - Some Nutcase ranting - News about Pigs - Web Site of the frigging Millenium

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00015.htm


14: Brains Not Needed for Conservative Politics

The Corrective Party notes with concern that the Japanese government seems to be discriminating against Keizo Obuchi, the Prime Minister, just because his brain has ceased to function.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00018.htm


15: Scoop Images: Greenpeace At Nestle

Last week Greenpeace went to the Nestle Factory to make their concerns clear about Genetic Engineered food. Nestle had admitted it could not tell whether some of its food contained genetically engineered organisms.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00004.htm


16: Compaq Fools WIth Flaptop Computer

The mind-boggling array of computer innovations has provided fertile ground for an April Fools joke by Compaq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00002.htm


17: Why Fightback Waikato Opposes Use Of Police

Here are some media articles on the controversial policing methods used in Auckland. Sue Bradford from the Green Party raised our concerns in Parliament about these. After all, this is New Zealand, not Tianamen square!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0004/S00006.htm


18: International J-Day

This year, an estimated one million people will be in the streets for the largest single direct action for the reform of cannabis law in the history of the world!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00011.htm


19: Seafood Industry Concerned At MP Maligning Seafood

New Zealand Seafood Industry Council chief executive Dr John Valentine said today that the industry was concerned about the misleading picture that Green activist and MP Sue Kedgley painted about the results of a Total Diet Survey commissioned ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00008.htm


20: A Smack For A Pat - Employment Law Smells

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0003/S00087.htm


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