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

1: Media Site's Exclusive: Fiji Coup Live

* FIJILIVE.COM - staffed by just eight people led by Editor YASHWANT GAUNDLER - kept the world informed of undischarged bankrupt and Australian resident GEORGE SPEIGHT'S coup of MAHENDRA CHAUDHRY'S Fiji Government on Friday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00095.htm


2: Fiji Coup Editorial Response - Pattrick Smellie

I don't want to seem rude, and I accept much of what Himona says about the way Maori issues are reported. However, I am confused by his column on Fiji.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00091.htm


3: Perigo - To Coutts & Buterworth, the Freerad Award

PI Show May 23, 2000 (First broadcast on Radio Pacific's Politically Incorrect Show, noon Tues May 23)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00131.htm


4: D.O.C. Closes West Coast Tracks And Huts

As West Coasters debate this week whether to accept Government's $120 million offer, the Department of Conservation says because of lack of public use, it is closing West Coast walkways, downgrading tracks and closing back country huts. Scoop's West ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00094.htm


5: Te Karere Ipurangi - Fiji Editorial

Two things this morning. Firstly, in their interviews over the weekend and this morning, the media have featured overwhelmingly the views of Fijian Indians, and have disregarded any indigenous Fijian viewpoint. Hardly a balanced response.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00088.htm


6: On The Left: Feral? Or Just Being Silly?

West Coasters, on one view are now not happy about the Government. In fact, this could perhaps be seen as something of an understatement. Certainly if one was to believe everything that the Coastal Action Network has to say, no Government MP should ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00125.htm


7: Sludge Report #6 – Counter-Revolutionary Revolts

Fiji Coup: Counter Revolutionary Expert Revolts - Dollar Down But Not Out - Meanwhile Sludge Is Sorry But.. - Turning Our Children Into Drug Users, Dealers and Abusers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00090.htm


8: A Week Of It: Rule Zealandia?

Images of Helen Clark are everywhere at the moment. Two days running last week her toothy grin has graced the front cover of the Dominion – first, at the launching of her “Joan of Arc” doppleganger tribute at the Backbencher Bar - on Friday she ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00087.htm


9: Free Speech? Gone In a Puff of Smoke!

Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath says New Zealander who values free speech should be alarmed at the intimidation of a private company who has been told by the Ministry of Health to block New Zealand access to its website.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00130.htm


10: Matrimonial Property Bill to be referred

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson is proposing to call for the Matrimonial Property Bill and proposed amendments to be referred to the Justice and Electoral Select Committee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00486.htm


11: Wegtn Council wise to question roading project

The Wellington City Council is right to question the wisdom of proceeding with Transmission Gully, Wellington Green MP Sue Kedgley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00478.htm


12: An analysis of the political crisis in Fiji

An analysis of the current political crisis in Fiji By Teresia Teaiwa, Lecturer in Pacific Studies, Victoria University of Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00099.htm


13: The coup leader with a 'fanatical streak'

SUVA: The leader of the kidnappers holding the Fiji Islands government captive in Parliament has been branded as a terrorist by both the Pacific country's president and the leading daily newspaper Fiji Times.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0005/S00088.htm


14: PM Condemns Hostage Takers As Thugs

Prime Minister Helen Clark has hit out at the Fijian hostage takers over their treatment of Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry and his Cabinet calling their behaviour “brutal and thuggish.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00093.htm


15: Shock For State Tenants In Government’s Fine Print

The fine print of Labour’s Bill to restore income related rents will come as a shock to State Housing tenants who all expected to be paying no more than 25% of their income in rent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00472.htm


16: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - May 23rd

Today's questions concerned the subjects of: Brain Drain - Fiji Crisis - Current Account Deficit - NZers Caught In Fiji Crisis - Canterbury Business Confidence - Copyright In Schools - Brain Drain - ERB x 2 - Income Related Rents - Matrimonial ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00098.htm


17: QUESTIONS FOR ORAL ANSWER - Tuesday, 23 May 2000

1. Hon. Richard Prebble to the Minister for Economic Development: Is he concerned that in April on average 217 New Zealanders left New Zealand permanently every day, and what does this mean in relation to his "job machine"?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00482.htm


18: Problems ahead with good faith bargaining

A Canadian labour law specialist currently visiting New Zealand says problems lie ahead in regulating good faith bargaining, a major feature of the Employment Relations Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00123.htm


19: Prime Minster's Statement on Fiji Crisis

It is now three days since a gang of armed men, led by George Speight, took hostage Prime Minister Chaudhry, members of his Cabinet and government politicians. Cabinet today received an update on the situation from Mr Goff, including the implications ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00474.htm


20: Income Related Rents Restored

"From 1 December low-income Housing New Zealand tenants will pay no more than 25 % of their income in rent," the Minister of Housing Mark Gosche confirmed today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00473.htm

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