Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20
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The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend were...
IN THIS ISSUE: Face The Nation Begins With Wet Bus-ticket Slapping Show - Radio New Zealand Miffed - FBI Spin Reversal On Love Bug - Hillary Looks A Sitter For New York Seat In Senate - South Asian Spin - New Internationalism In Sierra Leone
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, it's finally happened. Like so many of the great and good, and like the Prime Minister herself, I'm to be sent off for "media skills" training.
Seasoned observers are in broad agreement that Helen Clark's foray into the sociology of policing represents her first serious error of judgement. While she has taken risks (and no hostages) in dealing with the squabbles and boo boos of her team mates, ...
Jim Anderton, Minister of Economic Development doesn’t want Don Brash, Governor of the Reserve Bank, to raise interest rates to ‘slow down’ the economy. Anderton says high interest rates attract money away from investment and jobs.
Images of the banner that the four Greenpeace activists hung in Japan. The activists were arrested and are still in custody. Yesterday Japanese police raided the Rainbow Warrior searching for evidence – see... http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00072.htm ...
Apart from the continuing controversy over Waitara this week the news to most affect this writer this week - personally - was the quick decision of the government to raise the price of cigarettes.
"The Government must issue a recall notice on the pledge card. News of yet another new tax in the wind has rendered it faulty," Opposition Finance spokesperson Bill English.
The Alliance has told Green MP Keith Locke that they will be supporting his private members bill, likely to come up tonight, which would abolish the Intelligence and Security Committee.
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Auckland/Tokyo, 11 May 2000 – The Greenpeace flagship Rainbow Warrior was raided today at 08h10 local time by 50 Japanese Police officers. The Japanese authorities were looking for evidence against the four Greenpeace activists arrested on Tuesday ...
The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.
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 ...
ACT is today turning up the heat on the Government over WINZ boss Christine Rankin, saying “the current situation is untenable and has to be resolved immediately”.
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.”
Cannabis protesters will be trumpeting the call for freedom in Cathedral Square on Saturday 6th May at High Noon. As part of a world wide Marijuana Millennium March, New Zealand cities will take a lead in this day of protest against the War on Cannabis.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... some weeks the headlines are not kind to news commentators. There are precious few laughs in the likes of the cervical screening inquiry, which seeks to trawl over one man's disastrous misreading of test results over the span ...
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 ...
“The Parliamentary inquiry into Waipareira Trust can now proceed,” said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.
Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.