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

1: On The Right: Who Is The Worst Minister?

Last year, while in opposition, the Alliance website ran a poll asking us who the worst Minister in the Government was. In the unlikely event they ran the same poll now, my answer would be, without a doubt, Matt Robson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00068.htm


2: Howard’s End: Global Situation Unstable

Another Iraq-US crisis is looming. Russia is moving 50,000 troops to the Turkish border. Iraq has cut oil production by 500,000 barrels per day. Intelligence agencies are forecasting a China/Taiwan blockade, and the US elections are just four months ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00088.htm


3: 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


4: 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


5: 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


6: Cabinet Presser: The PM and Phil Goff On Fiji

Notes From The PM’s Post Cabinet Press Conference: PM - Conversation With Chaudhry – PHIL GOFF – Smart Sanctions – Conditional Sanctions – Further Sanctions under Consideration – Q &A.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00084.htm


7: ACT To Target Jeanette Fitzsimons

The ACT Party is to target Jeanette Fitzsimons and the Coromandel electorate, said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00263.htm


8: 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


9: 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


10: 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


11: Kairanga Lions Club - Dr Cullen Speech

Thank you for inviting me here this evening. You will be aware, perhaps, that the Government is currently making a concerted effort to speak directly with business people around the country. This is a response to the feeling that we were out of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00255.htm


12: It’s Easy To Restore Business Confidence

It is time Michael Cullen stopped denying that the crisis in economic confidence is serious and admit the dramatic consequences for jobs and growth, said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00258.htm


13: Shipley: At last, signs of sense on property law

National welcomes Margaret Wilson's back-down on matrimonial property law, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00260.htm


14: Defence at crossroads as Project Sirius looms

Pressure is on the Government to give the green light to a $445 million electronic upgrade for the Air Force Orions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00264.htm


15: 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


16: 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


17: 'Politics and NZ's risk premium' - Deutsche Bank

It has been suggested that the policies of the new Government have increased the risk premium on NZ assets. However, it is difficult to find evidence of this. For

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00081.htm


18: 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


19: Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion June 2000

The survey was conducted during the period 20-30 June, with 85% of responses received during the third week of June.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0007/S00079.htm


20: New Mite eradication method warrants another look

Green Party Agriculture Spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street today said a new and novel technique to eradicate the Varroa Mite may have been overlooked and warrants further consideration.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00270.htm

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