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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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00005.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00003.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00004.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00676.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00161.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00006.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00008.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00002.htm


9: Sludge Report #20: Our Vegetable Economy

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0006/S00168.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00007.htm


11: Waterfront Unions Flex Muscles

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00003.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00010.htm


13: Quicken Quick To Fill Gap On New Zealand Internet

Quicken.co.nz 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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00002.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00003.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00002.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00005.htm


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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0007/S00005.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00006.htm


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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00001.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0006/S00682.htm


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