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

1: Government Moves To Marry Thousands Today

The Government will move this afternoon to shut out the public from having any input on its radical moves to include de facto and same sex couples in marriage law effectively marrying thousands of unsuspecting New Zealanders.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00093.htm


2: Keith Rankin: Family Politics and Gender Roles

As I intimated in this column (9 March), Muriel Newman's "Shared-Parenting" Bill has met with a political response. The government, in the form of Laila Harre (Minister of Women's Affairs), and the New Zealand Law Society, have used standard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00021.htm


3: Minister tells PM to butt out

Police Minister George Hawkins has taken a swipe at the Prime Minister over her comments on the Waitara Shooting, says Opposition Police Spokesman Brian Neeson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00098.htm


4: `Isn't that an oxymoron?' `No, just Shipley...'

CONTENTS Editorial: Watch Out! It's 'Radical Conservatism'! The First day of the Fifth Month of the Year Speed-wobbles?? - Nah. News Web site of the Week

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00024.htm


5: Wallace On The Rampage Say Police

Waitara police say Steven Wallace had repeatedly threatened to kill the police officer who fatally shot him.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00022.htm


6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions concerned the subjects of: Ill Treatment Of Children - Vote IRD - Greens And Mugabe - Foreign Ownership Of Fishing Quota - Anderton On Monetary Policy - Iraq Sanctions - GE Inquiry - Orion Upgrade - Heather Simpson - Plunketline - Margaret ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00019.htm


7: Scoop Images: More LOTR Pics From Ruapehu

Scoop is pleased to present a series of images of Lord of The Rings Filming from its content partner http://theonering.net . They show filming underway in Happy Valley at Whakapapa skifield on Mt Ruapehu.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00017.htm


8: Facts About Rimu Sustainable Management

Could you please broadcast this to the widest group possible. I want the stakeholders and decision makers to have the following seven basic facts during this debate.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00020.htm


9: TRANSCRIPT: Prez Clinton Does Standup Comedy

THE PRESIDENT: Good evening, ladies and gentlemen; President Page; President-elect Dillon; distinguished guests. I am really happy to be here. Happy to be reunited at long last with the White House Press Corps. (Laughter.) If I may, let me direct ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0005/S00018.htm


10: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

Today's questions of the day concerned: Compliance Costs For Employers - Cullen's Skeletons - West Coast Logging And Mugabe - Nuclear Non-proliferation - Lump Sum ACC Compensation - GE Labelling - Cancer Inquiry - Honeywell Prison Contracts - Fingerprinting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00023.htm


11: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 4 May

Today's questions for oral answer by Ministers....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00100.htm


12: First-time Data On NZ Internet Audience Activity

AUCKLAND - May 2, 2000 - For the first time, New Zealand companies have reliable information about how kiwis use the Internet. The first full month of New Zealand Internet usage data was released today by Nielsen//NetRatings, the global Internet ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0005/S00014.htm


13: Joined At The Heart – Siamese Twins Are Born Alive

Faith and Hope, two Siamese twins sharing heart and lungs were born face to face at Auckland’s National Women’s Hospital yesterday morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00018.htm


14: Minister Awaits Conclusion Of Shooting Inquiries

Minister of Police Hon. George Hawkins will not be making any comment regarding the Waitara fatal shooting while a Police homicide inquiry and Police Complaints Authority inquiry are underway.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00092.htm


15: Bluegreens Call For Reopening Of Rimu Hearings

A call for the reopening of resource consent hearings of the aborted Timberlands proposals for the selective logging of rimu in part of the West Coast forests, has been made by Terry Dunleavy, national convener of Bluegreens, the organisation which ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00021.htm


16: White House Press Briefing on the GPS

If you're ever wondering about your place in the world, we have an announcement today that should make life a little easier for you.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0005/S00015.htm


17: Hon Dr Michael Cullen Speech To AON Function

I am aware that there is tremendous interest from your industry in the fund that the Labour Party is promoting as the best way of meeting the future cost of New Zealand Superannuation. I have to report that we are still in discussion with our Coalition ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00080.htm


18: New Graduate Barry Brill Completes A Double

Company director and former Cabinet Minister Barry Brill, OBE, JP, LLM (Hons) has graduated again, twice.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0005/S00024.htm


19: MAYDAY2K: Money Burning At Business Roundtable

In the final phase of today’s Wellington May Day protests protestors moved up to the Business Round Table offices on the Terrace and burnt some money. Photos Miles Thompson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00011.htm


20: GM Royal Commission On The Internet

State Services Minister Trevor Mallard has been challenged to apply the new e-government vision he announced this week to informing New Zealanders about the proceedings of the forthcoming Royal Commission on Genetic Modification.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00023.htm

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