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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
The Asian Students Association, together with members of peoples organizations and NGOs in Hong Kong, held a protest action inside the New Zealand Consulate to condemn the brutal killing of Stephen Wallace, a Maori youth, by the New Zealand Police. ...
Last Tuesday, in the interests of presenting a more complete picture of the Waitara shooting, the New Zealand Herald gathered some information about the policeman who fired the fatal shots. It was important to do so. By then, two days after the shooting, ...
1. DAMIEN O'CONNOR to the Minister of Finance: Has he received any advice in relation to delegations made to the Overseas Investment Commission by the previous Government?
Today’s questions of the day concerned: Urgency – Brierley’s Fish –Waitara Shooting – Regional Development – Maori Spectrum – Waitara Shooting Comments From PM – PM On Rimu Contracts – Waitara Shooting – Kyoto Protocol – Brian Edwards Media Training ...
More grief for the Government as the West Coast/Tasman Labour Party electorate committee treasurer says he will back a former opponent in court if the Government tries to cancel its rimu contracts. Scoop's West Coast correspondent, John Howard reports.
Parliament is about to go into extraordinary urgency for unspecified busines following a debate on the Waitara shooting presently underway.
Continuing A Week Of It’s short tradition of beginning with omamatepia, (with apologies to readers who appreciate more subtle and/or original metaphor) it seems fitting to conclude that this week in the news began… with “a bang.”
Christian Heritage Party Health Spokesperson Gael Donoghue says she takes issue with Helen Clark’s remarks made in response to Auckland Coroner Frankovich’s ‘warning politicians to think again before decriminalising cannabis’. Ms Clark said the coroner’s ...
Scoop is launching a new free emailer today The Sludge Report by C.D. Sludge.
The Government is debating moving into urgency in order to raise the price of a packet of cigarettes by more than $1 - from tonight.
Brierley's Sealord Stake - Kyoto Agreement - New Zealand Peacekeeper Missing - Activist Court Ruling
Promotional photos from six of the comedy festival productions presently underway at Bats Theatre as part of the Laugh Festival. For more information on these shows see... Bats Theatre: International Laugh! Festival 2000 .
Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced the government 's commitment to pass legislation to enable New Zealand to ratify the Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change by mid-2002.
United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says that the Government’s rushed legislation to increase the rate of tobacco taxation effectively tears up the Party’s pre-election pledge card.
"The aim of the monetary policy review is to investigate ways of enhancing the Reserve Bank's ability to implement the PTA with minimal disruption to the economy," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.
Health Minister Annette King today hailed as a significant health measure the Government's decision to pass legislation under urgency to increase the excise on tobacco products.
The review of the Reserve Bank announced today by the Minister of Finance is so narrow it is almost meaningless.
Today’s announcement by Prime Minister, Helen Clark that New Zealand will ratify the Kyoto Protocol on climate change by mid-2002 has been cautiously welcomed by the Environment and Conservation Organisations of NZ.
The government would not pass emergency laws to protect the name of the police officer involved in the Waitara shooting, as the move could possibly be unconstitutional Attorney General Margaret Wilson said today.
Party Leader Graham Capill has criticised the AIDS Foundation’s intention to conduct an anti-homophobia campaign as “an attack on freedom of speech”.