Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20
The weekend's top 20 rating items on Scoop (Hobbits excluded) were...
It is not often I find myself rising in the House to have to say to the right honourable gentleman (Jim Anderton) that I found I agreed with every word he said.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so it's over for Dover. The post of Minister of Maori Affairs is temporarily vacant - and nobody in this whole sorry business is quite who they pretend to be.
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New Zealand Maori Activist Tame Iti has been caught up in a bomb scare while trying to enter Fiji to show his support for coup leader George Speight. An Air New Zealand 767 plane was delayed after a bomb threat was made to staff at Fiji's Nadi airport. ...
Peter Jackson's latest movie in progress The Lord Of The Rings was recently given a sneak preview at the 'ShoWEST' Trade Fair in Paris.
Images from Parliament of the departure of Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels.
New Zealand has entered a phase of economic doom and gloom with business confidence more depressed than at any time since the 1987 sharemarket crash. But the global economy is also unbalanced. John Howard writes.
On Monday Team New Zealand lifted the skirts on NZL60 the boat which will be used to defend the Americas Cup in a nine race series starting Saturday. The following pictures show the keel - with its centrally located fins - and the Team New Zealand ...
The Deputy Prime Minister, Hon Jim Anderton will be launching Industry New Zealand’s first three initiatives for business and regional development on Tuesday.
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The latest poll results from today's National Business Review...
SUVA: A rebel lawyer claims the fate of the hostages in Fiji will be "beyond the control of those rebels in power" if their demands are not met, the Fiji Sun reported today.
The Amazon rainforests are not disappearing at an alarming rate, global warming claims are based on propaganda and pseudo-science and environmental groups are receiving tens of millions of dollars from business-backed foundations. In America, they're ...
On Friday a slightly grumpy C.D. Sludge called for Scoop readers to show solidarity and request Parliament be closed this week - for the school holidays.
The Misuse of Drugs (Prohibition of Cannabis Utensils) Notice 1999 which takes effect today aims to strengthen prohibition but it is written in a way that may have little effect, says Chris Fowlie, spokesperson for NORML and part-owner of one affected ...
A law change banning the sale of cannabis pipes and bongs comes into force today, despite the Health Minister’s earlier opposition to the scheme.
Prime Minister Helen Clark and deputy Labour Leader Michael Cullen at today's press conference in the Beehive to announce the sacking of Maori Affair's Minister Dover Samuels.
From DIA to MED – a change of home for the Office of Tourism and Sport
APIA: I was in the editorial room on May 19 when news came in of the takeover at Fiji's Parliament of the Labour-led government by rebel leader George Speight and his group.