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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop 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: New Zealanders Divided On Social Issues

A wide-ranging survey by Massey University reveals that New Zealanders are divided about the causes of social inequality and what should be done about it. The survey also throws light on attitudes to big earners and the unemployed and reveals big ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0005/S00030.htm


3: Irish Eyes Images: Bicycles In The Liffey

In Dublin the roads are always full of shiny new cars, driven by the celtic tiger slowly down the quays alongside the river Liffey. But bicycles are so much greener...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00054.htm


4: Keith Rankin: Inquiry or Whitewash?

The inquiry into the operation of monetary policy announced this week looks like being a fairly narrow affair. The inquiry will not investigate whether the Reserve Bank should target inflation, or whether the target should be revised. Rather, the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00053.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day 11th May

Today's Questions concerned the subjects of:. - Construction Bills - Contractors In The ERB - Disease Imports - Winz -- Native Timber - Health Reforms - Education Funding - Health Tax - Environment Media Training For Marion Hobbs - Airways Allegations ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00055.htm


6: 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


7: !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


8: Dunne Hails Parliament’s Historic Vote For Taiwan

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has hailed Parliament’s historic vote this afternoon in favour of the Republic of China on Taiwan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00219.htm


9: Government Re-Affirms One China Policy

The passage of an opposition backbencher's notice of motion in Parliament today does not signal any change in the Government's One China policy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00237.htm


10: 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


11: QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER - Thursday, 11 May 2000

1. Willie Jackson to the Associate Minister of Commerce: What progress has been made in solving problems surrounding security of payment issues in the construction industry?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00247.htm


12: Good Performance Reaps Rewards, NZ Salary Survey

More and more salaried staff are receiving bonuses, often at the sacrifice of salary increases, the latest New Zealand Salary Survey from Cubiks Limited, previously PA Consulting's assessment and development practice, shows.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0005/S00059.htm


13: WINZ Needs More Than A Name Change

Green Party Social Services spokesperson Sue Bradford today said WINZ needed more than a name change if it was to provide adequate services to people seeking jobs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00243.htm


14: Has Government Shifted Foreign Policy ?- ACT

“Did New Zealand today take an overdue move away from its servile policy towards Communist China?,” said ACT MP Stephen Franks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00220.htm


15: Please: No More Logoing

New Zealand First has welcomed a renewed emphasis on public service implicit in the name change sought for WINZ, but has urged the Department not to get involved in another round of corporate “branding.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00242.htm


16: 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


17: Solomon Is. Bank Manager Hacked In Office

HONIARA, Solomon Islands (May 10): The spate of ethnic violence in Solomon Islands today escalated to a new level when a bank manager was hacked with a bush knife in his office this morning by intruders wearing hoods, reports Wantok Press.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0005/S00056.htm


18: Infrastructure Auckland Defeat for Tizard and Lee

Today's admission that the promised review of Infrastructure Auckland has been placed on the backburner is a major victory for Auckland and a major defeat for Judith Tizard and Sandra Lee, according to National's spokesman on Auckland Issues Murray McCully.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00226.htm


19: Music Industry Devastated By Parallel Importing Ba

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton could end up devastating the local music industry by banning creative industry parallel imports, said ACT commerce spokesman Stephen Franks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00224.htm


20: Shared Parenting Bill Defeat Stifles Debate

The defeat of the Shared Parenting Bill in Parliament last night just reiterates the Labour/Alliance 'we know best' approach to government says Auckland National MP Belinda Vernon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00235.htm

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