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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

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

1: A New Kind Of “Green-washing?”

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 ...

2: Lords Of The Rings Six Minutes @ ShoWEST

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.

3: Activists, Unionists, Students Against Fiji Coup

On Friday night around 300 political activists, trade unionists, politicians and pro-democracy supporters marched up Queen Street in Auckland in support of an early return to democracy in Fiji.

4: The Truth Behind Dover

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.

5: HARD NEWS 30/6/00 - Uncomfortably Shagged II

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.

6: Fiji: Military Backs Down Isolating Speight

Confusion reigns in Fiji after the military announcement yesterday they have delayed their plans to isolate coup leader George Speight and his men.

7: Bullying, Violence A+, Science, Maths D

New Zealand students make good bullys but are not so proficient at maths and science, say two education studies released over the weekend.

8: ALRANZ: Thanks,Dr.McGrath, But...

Craig Young, ALRANZ Research Officer, expressed thanks for Libertarianz's support over women's access to RU486 and other possible forms of medical abortion within New Zealand.

9: Sludge Report #20: Our Vegetable Economy

SLUDGE ECONOMY SPECIAL: Wassup With Our Vegetable Economy - Why The NZ Economy Has Turned Into A Vegetable

10: More Wet Weather Hits The North

More wet weather is on the way for the North Island with civil defence authorities bracing themselves for further flooding.

11: Waterfront Unions Flex Muscles

Get ready for strikes on Auckland's wharves on July 10, 11, 17 and 18.

12: Gaps? What Gaps?

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Government's vaunted "Closing the Gaps" strategy is no more than meaningless public relations drivel.

13: Quicken Quick To Fill Gap On New Zealand Internet is truly one of a kind - the new website launched today by the leading e-finance brand - Quicken - will make financial management easier for New Zealanders.

14: Tame Iti Denies Collusion In Fiji Bomb Threat

Maori Activist Tame Iti has denied any connection to a bomb threat made to an Air New Zealand 767 plane on Friday.

15: Responses To Sludge, Parliament & School Holidays

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.

16: Alert: Human rights for all or only for some ?

We have recently received an unsolicited letter from the National MP Anne Tolley, which raises an important issue about human rights, and their application in this country.

17: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Driver Convicted - Cervical Inquiry Resumes - Flood Claims – Fiji Coup - Estate Verdict - Labour’s Crimes - Todd Allegations - Science Teachers - Lee And Whaling - Twining Gene Found

18: Dr Cullen's diary - July 3 to 9

Tuesday 2000-2001 New Zealand Pacific Economic Outlook Launch, Beehive Foyer, 5.30 pm. Dr Cullen will speak briefly at 6.05pm. He is sponsoring the event. Arthur Andersen is hosting it.

19: "Clayton’s" Bong Ban Takes Effect Today

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 ...

20: Launch of first Industry New Zealand programmes

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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