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

1: 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


2: 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


3: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today’s questions of the day concerned: Bail Bill Views Of Matt Robson – NZ Apples In Oz – PM’s Mistake On GE Commission Instructions – Christchurch Women’s Prison Kitchen – Primary Health Care Consultation - GE Moratorium And Deformed Sheep – Treaty ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00019.htm


4: 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


5: 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


6: Keith Rankin's Thursday Column: Territorial Leave

Earlier this week, the news broke that part-time soldiers (Territorials) who volunteer to serve in East Timor may lose their jobs if they go. The Employers Federation, while claiming to be sympathetic, appears to be playing hardball in order to win ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00018.htm


7: 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


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 - Thursday, 6 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/S00069.htm


10: 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


11: Scoop Images: Te Papa Prepares To Do Battle

Named after the greeting the East Timorese use for the NZ Forces, the KIA ORA KIWI Defence Exhibition will be formally opened at Wellington's Te Papa museum at mid day Thursday, April 6, and open to the public from mid day Friday, April 7.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00007.htm


12: Harre backs Yellow Triangle Prevention Project

Youth Affairs Minister Laila Harré is welcoming a campaign aimed at youth discrimination in Christchurch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00068.htm


13: 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


14: Consumers take to street in fight over foods

Consumers angered that classic foods like Milo, given by parents to thousands of children each day, may be contaminated with genetically modified ingredients, are to stage a rush-hour vigil opposite the offices of the manufacturer Nestle (NZ), ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00024.htm


15: Rampaging Heteros Endanger National Security!!!

The Corrective Party notes that tonight's Assignment programme reveals the danger of promoting heterosexuality in intelligence services.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00025.htm


16: "Young Labour Supports Youth Crime"

Nationals Youth Vice President Daniel Gordon today criticised Young Labour Vice President Jordan Carter, and Labour List candidate Yani Johanson, for their ridiculous claims that the under 25 sticker scheme discriminates against young people.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00026.htm


17: Libertarianz Call for Gun Registration Boycott

Libertarianz today called on all firearm owners to boycott registration of their firearms under proposed new laws. “If they wish to continue to be able to defend themselves and their loved ones,” said a Libertarianz spokesman, they should realise ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00021.htm


18: Cheese Co-op gold medal deserves congratulations

Parliament today adopted a motion congratulating a small South Island dairy company on beating all comers to win the gold medal for best cheese in the world at the Wisconsin World Champion Cheese Contest.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00057.htm


19: Are We Threatening Freedom Of Speech?

The recent comments from certain commentators and politicians calling on others not to attend the Building the Constitution conference are an outrageous assault on free speech, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00049.htm


20: Govt To Raise Registration Threshold For GST

"An estimated 25,000 people and businesses will be able to opt out of making GST returns under legislation to be introduced into Parliament next month," Revenue Minister Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00065.htm


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