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

1: Scoop Link: Rugby: Greatest test? I think not

SYDNEY - Before his first Bledisloe Cup test, new All Black captain Todd Blackadder was blown away by the atmosphere at Stadium Australia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SP0007/S00012.htm


2: Total Eclipse Of The Moon July 16 / 17

The light of the Moon is caused by the Sun shining on it. Since the Sun can only light one side of the Moon, we see the fully lit Moon when it is on the opposite side of the Earth to the Sun. Once or twice a year when it is full the Moon may pass ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0007/S00017.htm


3: The need for a new environmentalism

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00055.htm


4: Maharey announces first stage of benefit reforms

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey today released details of the first stage of reforms to the benefit system.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00242.htm


5: Counting the cost of power pole carnage

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0007/S00023.htm


6: Scoop Archive: Eclipse Here And On-Line

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/49/ee/199902161107.3e34c5.html


7: Letter From Wellington, Monday 17 July 2000

Last week the Government took a week off. This week Parliament is in recess, so again liberty and property are safe. The Letter will focus on issues in more depth, to properly examine the enormous damage the OECD’s most extreme left wing government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00252.htm


8: Delay in axing Work for Dole angers Greens

The Green Party is angry that seven months into the new government, the Work for the Dole scheme is being allowed to run for another full year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00249.htm


9: Upton-on-line: Disenchanted Evening

It is too soon for upton-on-line to make an assessment about the future of Fiji – or New Zealand’s relations with this frayed corner of paradise. But it is clear that the New Zealand Government’s difficulties are really only beginning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00238.htm


10: Media Flash

Inside 'Media Flash' This Week * BULA VINAKA: Aussie media man's Fiji dilemma * $110 MILLION: That's the tip for new Melbourne FM radio licence fee * DOUG AITON AND TERRY LANE: New study on every Australian Federal Election * AUSTRALIAN MEDIA JOB DIRECTORY: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00081.htm


11: Top Brains Coming To New Zealand For Thinktank

Some of the world's biggest and best-known brains will be in New Zealand in January 2001 for an international conference on thinking, which organisers hope will provide impetus for our knowledge-based future.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0007/S00029.htm


12: Government confusion forces $10 million loss

The only New Zealand owned and operated pharmaceutical manufacturer, Douglas Pharmaceuticals, late last week closed its distribution centre in Christchurch resulting in four workers being laid off.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00064.htm


13: The Rebel: Dump The Dump Hikoi!

To be held on Thursday 20th July Time 7.00 a.m. start Meeting at Laverne Orchards, Te Kauwhata Road, Just off State Highway One Proceeding to Huntly and Ngaruawahia to Council Buildings. DRIVE ALONG STATE HIGHWAY ONE UNTIL YOU MEET US scheduled to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00060.htm


14: Cabinet Presser: Week Ahead, Dover’s Replacement

Notes From The PM’s Post Cabinet Press Conference: Agenda For The Week - Dover’s Replacement

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00083.htm


15: CPI Driven by a Few Big Rises

The Consumers Price Index (CPI) rose by 0.7 per cent in the June 2000 quarter, according to latest figures from Statistics New Zealand. This follows an increase of 0.7 per cent in the March 2000 quarter which was the largest quarterly increase in the CPI ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00073.htm


16: Government working up a sweat over imaginary foes

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00233.htm


17: Images: Wolf Play Their First Gig

Scoop’s Chris Holm, his mate Paul Solly and drummer Steve played their first gig as Wolf on Thursday night. Wolf were playing a support gig for rootsy traditionalists, Chris Clements and the Timeless Sounds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00082.htm


18: Govt. letting some beneficiaries do nothing

The Government's letting some beneficiaries choose to do nothing by scrapping the work-for-the-dole scheme, National's Employment spokesperson Bob Simcock said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00248.htm


19: Anti-cannabis petition opposed

"The one million parents targeted by the National Party/School Trustees petition should ask themselves if they really want to preserve laws which have failed to protect their children", says Michael Appleby, leader of the Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00061.htm


20: Greens Hiding From Green Issues, Says Group

An environmental group is asking: what happened to the Greens? Did they turn into pseudo-Greens?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00063.htm

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