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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...

1: Politically Incorrect Show - Waitara Shooting

Good afternoon, KAYA ORAAAA & welcome to the Politically Incorrect Show on the free speech network, Radio Pacific, for Wednesday May 10, proudly sponsored by Neanderton Nicotine Ltd, the show that says bugger the politicians & bureaucrats & all ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00050.htm


2: Sludge Report #1 -Is The Love Bug The Real Thing

Scoop is launching a new free emailer today The Sludge Report by C.D. Sludge.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00042.htm


3: !Stop Picking On The Little Guy!

The feature THE SINFUL DWARF (due to play at the Seventh Annual INCREDIBLY STRANGE FILM FESTIVAL has upset the Classification Office and they are demanding the film be cut or banned from these shores.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0005/S00012.htm


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day 10 May

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: ERB And Contractors – Digital TV – Thames Hospital – More Airways Corp Allegations – PM’s Comments On Waitara – WINZ Report – Ken Livingstone – Carbon Tax – Cigarettes – Closing The Gaps – Infrastructure ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00051.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00041.htm


6: Government Could Not Organise Smoko Break

The introduction of the Customs and Excise Amendment Bill under extraordinary urgency shows the government has no idea about how to run Parliamentary business, ACT leader Richard Prebble said. “But it’s really a broken election promise. If this was really ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00203.htm


7: QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER - Wednesday, 10 May 2000

1. Hon. Max Bradford to the Minister of Labour: Does she still hold the view, in relation to independent contractors, that under the Employment Relations Bill "No one is forced to change their employment status."?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00209.htm


8: Sludge Report #2 – What Have You Done Damien?

IN THIS ISSUE: Damien! Damien! Damien! - What Have You Done? - What Black Market In Cigarettes? What A Good Idea! – THE LOVE BUG: Nonarchists fight back

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00048.htm


9: Rankin Weakens Critical WINZ Report

A draft ministerial report into the Department of Work and Income strongly criticising the Department has been replaced by a much weaker final document after consultation with WINZ boss Christine Rankin.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00047.htm


10: Kevin Roberts Speech : The “e” is Emotion

Author’s Note: Today I delivered the keynote address at the AdTech conference in San Francisco which fronted up to the challenge "what does the Internet mean for advertising". I had a few things to say about this proposition, no surprises ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00049.htm


11: Newsflash: Get Your Cigs Quick!

The Government is debating moving into urgency in order to raise the price of a packet of cigarettes by more than $1 - from tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00044.htm


12: Link: Editoral: Some facts worth our fighting for

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, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0005/S00021.htm


13: Increase In Excise On Tobacco Products

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00196.htm


14: Labour Tears Up The Pledge Card

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00197.htm


15: Green Support For Cig Tax Hike Conditional

The Green Party is supporting the tax hike on cigarettes – which Green MP Sue Bradford has just described as “dangerously close to a tax on the poor” and which looks like it is designed to pay for the West Coast settlement – on the basis of an assurance ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00045.htm


16: Greens Oppose Urgency For Tariff Bill

The Green Party says it objects to Government plans to push through a bill under urgency on Thursday to freeze tariffs on imports at current levels.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00208.htm


17: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


18: Protest in Hong Kong against the killing of Maori

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. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00041.htm


19: Leak a Cover Up of Ministerial Impotence

The Government’s manipulative leak of the Work and Income New Zealand report is an attempt to cover up Steve Maharey’s Ministerial impotence, said ACT MP Muriel Newman.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00207.htm


20: Government to release full WINZ report

State Services Minister Trevor Mallard said it would be several weeks before the Government would respond formally to the report of the Ministerial Inquiry into the Department of Work and Income New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00199.htm


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