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

1: Upton-on-line - Labour & Cabinet Selection

This week Upton-on-line was going to come to you from Singapore, but we thought this would be more interesting.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00021.htm


2: 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


4: Coup Leader Rejects Military Cabinet

Fiji coup leader George Speight has rejected the military’s choice of interim government saying he does not recognise the authority of the administration.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00013.htm


5: Heat Put On Todd Over Cocaine Allegations

New Zealand’s top Olympic authority, the NZ Olympic Committee, is asking Mark Todd to contact it to clear up allegations of whether he took cocaine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00012.htm


6: Gillon “Named” For Obscene Comment

In a rare punishment in Parliament Alliance MP Grant Gillon was “named” by Speaker of the House Jonathon Hunt after he asked an offensive question linking National MPs to bestiality.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00018.htm


7: Sorry Mark – It’s Time For The Hard Question

As much as I have admired the approach, the dedication and the achievements of New Zealand’s greatest equestrian, Mark Todd, it is now time for him to answer the hard question,” said New Zealand First Deputy Leader, Peter Brown, MP.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00024.htm


8: 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


9: 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


10: 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


11: 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


12: 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


13: Boost for business and regions from Industry NZ

Businesses and regions are being urged to seize the opportunity created today with the launch of the first Industry New Zealand partnership programmes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00029.htm


14: 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


15: 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


16: 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


17: Internet Pedophiles Prosecuted

Media reports that an Auckland sickness beneficiary is the first person sentenced to prison in New Zealand for obtaining child pornography over the Internet are wrong,

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0007/S00006.htm


18: New Fijian PM, Cabinet Named

An ethnic-Fijian banking executive Laisenia Qarase is the new interim Prime Minister of Fiji after the military leadership named him and his cabinet today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00011.htm


19: 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


20: Death Threats To Fijian PM

New Fijian Prime Minister Laisenia Qarase says he has already received death threats since being named head of country’s interim administration yesterday evening.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00007.htm


21: Gillon Thinks He’s Still A Fireman

Grant Gillon must think he is still in a fireman’s smoko room, said Act Women’s Affairs spokesman Penny Webster.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00042.htm


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