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Yesterday's top 23 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Sludge Report #11 – More Evidence In Money Mystery

What follows is a transcript of conversations recorded with leading figures in the Free Money for Greedy Mystery described in Sludge Report #10.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00043.htm


2: Sludge Report #10 - Free Money For Greedy Mystery

Today's Sludge Report relates a strange tale involving the visit of a NZ MP to Fiji on a speaking trip, free money for the secretive and greedy, and a so called "financial freedom" movement which promotes tax avoidance, offshore trusts and VERY high yield ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00034.htm


HOBBIT STORIES....
3: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!
4: Scoop Image: Where The Hobbits Are
6: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring


5: Statement from Wyatt Creech

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley will be off work this week after being admitted to Wellington Hospital suffering chest discomfort.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00226.htm

7: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday 13 June

Paraphrased answers to today's questions for answer by Ministers and Members will be posted in the Headlines wire after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00225.htm


8: Drugs, Rape Claim In Parliament Siege

SUVA: A woman who has escaped from being held captive at Fiji's Parliament claims she was gang-raped for four nights and that drug abuse is rife in the complex, according to media reports today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00065.htm


9: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 13 June 2000

Today’s Questions Concerned: R&D Taxation – Economic Indicators – Independent Contractors and the ERB – Budget Projections And ERB – Home Detention – Victims Package – Rural Hospitals – Northland Mental Health – Export Credit Guarantees – Electricity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00046.htm


10: Turning The Charm On Businesses

Prime Minister Helen Clark is turning on the charm on businesses, sending a letter to over 10,000 small companies promising to review the government’s proposed employment law.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00044.htm


11: PM wishes Leader of the Opposition speedy recovery

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today she was very sorry to learn that the Leader of the Opposition Jenny Shipley had been admitted to hospital last night.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00232.htm


12: Clark Talks Down Coalition Differences

The recent spat between coalition partners Labour and the Alliance was down-played by the Prime Minister Helen Clark today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00038.htm


13: Coalition Defence Stance Found Wanting - Prebble

In the space of a few days the coalition's foreign policy and defence position has been proved to be wanting. As I write, a navy frigate has sailed to the Solomons, the very vessel that Labour and the Alliance say we do not need.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00228.htm


14: The First World War Has Not Happened Yet

We seem to be dreaming. We look at the world as if it were not much older than we can remember. We do not doubt that we have made progress through history as human beings, and we are proud of it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0006/S00073.htm


15: New System For Registering Domain Names

The new system for registering Domain names in New Zealand is up and now running well with major cost and time savings for those wanting to get their own Internet address.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0006/S00061.htm


16: Electricity Inquiry report released

Minister of Energy Pete Hodgson today released the report of the Ministerial Inquiry into the Electricity Industry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00223.htm


17: Scoop Images: Peter Jackson And The Olympic Flame

Courtesy of http://theonering.net and photographer Karen Tucker - Lord of the Rings Director Peter Jackson with the Olympic Flame in Wellington's Civic Square yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00022.htm


18: Nos Surprises Policy - No Policy At All - Peters

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that the no surprises policy in the Labour/Alliance Coalition Agreement is no policy at all – and was made to be broken – intentionally or otherwise.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00216.htm


19: Government Spy Agency Watchdog A Waste

Government Spy Agency Watchdog “complete waste of time and taxpayers’ money” – Complainants call for abolition or radical overhaul

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00037.htm


20: Smokers Day Out Kicks Butt!

Saturdays inaugural Smokers Day Out in Sulphur City Rotorua, may have created a stink but was a roaring success according to organiser Joy Faulkner, Founder of Smokers Of The World Unite.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0006/S00029.htm


21: Call For Independent Body To Replace PCA

Following up concerns he first raised publicly whilst Deputy Prime Minister, the Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said the not guilty verdict in the Joe Karam defamation case highlighted serious questions regarding ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00215.htm


22: Fletcher Challenge Insider Trader To Be Sued

I have arranged today for two shareholders in Fletcher Challenge to sue Mr Kerry Hoggard for the triple damages penalty payable under our insider trading law. This will be a test case. In the 12 years we have had that law no penalty has ever been ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00233.htm


23: Police Arrest Murder Accused

Auckland Police have arrested a man for the murder of Kylie Jones who was found dead in the Eastview Reserve in Glen Innes late on Tuesday June 6.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0006/S00007.htm


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