Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20
--> TO CHANGE NEWSAGENT OPTIONS - CLICK HERE
The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend (Hobbits excluded) were....
Alongside every road in New Zealand is a slender strip of ground that soaks up the blood of people killed or maimed in daily collisions with electricity networks.
This e-mail snip below records some comments from an academic (name deleted because I am now more and more concerned about the tactics of some environmental zealots to attack the messenger rather than the message, Prime Ministers included). Thought ...
Radio New Zealand has reported in its 10am bulletin that the Fijian Army has confirmed it is aware of an operation underway to smuggle arms out of the Fijian Parliamentary Complex to key locations around the Island of Fiji.
4: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!
The report of the Ministerial Inquiry into the Electricity Industry failed to answer the question that motivated the inquiry: are prices fair? In particular, are electricity lines charges fair? The inquiry report does not adequately analyse ...
Weather-permitting, a partial eclipse of the Sun will be visible from New Zealand this evening, but it will not be impressive. However if you want to see the total picture it will be live on the Internet.
Fiji: George Speight’s rebels have agreed to lay down their arms in a move following the release of the remaining 18 hostages.
George Speight is beginning to get under Sludge’s skin. And George Speight’s mug larger than life, intimidating Sludge’s unconscious, is not a pretty sight. Something must be done!
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 ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Labour Finance Minister in boring Budget shock! Well, not quite ... Michael Cullen's maiden Budget was plenty interesting - not least in its disarming fiscal prudence.
The Local Government and Environment Select-Committee was told by submissioners at its hearing in Hokitika yesterday that Government has no idea what is or isn't sustainable on the West Coast, because a publicly requested socio-economic impact study has been ...
Sustainable development combines social, cultural, economic and ecological considerations within an ecological paradigm called environmental conservation. By this approach, conservation and development are not competitive interests, they are complementary ...
When crises of democracy such as those in Fiji and the Solomon Islands take place, I can do nothing other than try to understand the historical forces that are at work. I put on my macro economic-historian hat (as distinct from my macroeconomic historian ...
MPs worked their way through the bulk of the 11 hours and 47 minutes that remained of the Budget debate yesterday, with the debate expected to wind up tonight.
Misuse Of Finances - Teacher Training - Citizens Arrest - Tourism Board - Fiscal Situation - State House Improvements
Pictures from tonight's TV news coverage of the release of the Fijian hostages...photos David Mclellan...
Drugs - Court Order - Council Protest - Tourism - Ferry Problems - Austrian Avalanche - Fashion Design
The Government's troubled 3-G cellular telephony spectrum auction sputtered back to life this morning, with Round 7 of the auction this morning revealing new bidders, including Fay Richwhite-backed Jump.
Time and time again the Government has justified a clause in the Employment Relations Bill increasing the liability of directors, by saying it is aimed at "bad guy" employers who run sweatshops.