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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: Eco-Economy: Business Sector vs Financial Sector

The financial sector is hiding behind the word "business". The much discussed political "line in the sand" is not between the left and the right, employees and employers, truckies and farmers. Writes Dr Finlay Thompson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00091.htm


3: Future Lefts - The Tories are bored!

CONTENTS - Editorial: Bored Nats sink to new lows - Presidential Sermon: On being Young Labour - The Launch of Staunch - Membership Sermon - News - Web site of the week

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00046.htm


4: The Need For Revisionist Destructionist Propaganda

The need for a revisionist destructionist propaganda - a critique of New Zealand Native Timber Milling activism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00073.htm


5: 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


6: 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


7: ICANN Board - New Top-Level Domains

Resolved [00.46], that the Board hereby adopts the Names Council's recommendation that a policy be established for the introduction of new TLDs in a measured and responsible manner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00073.htm


8: Fish Are Fast Learners

New Zealand’s brown trout are becoming smarter and more difficult to catch, say researchers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0007/S00018.htm


9: '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


10: 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


11: $200,000 for a philosophy thesis

The Heart of the Nation report reflects a complete failure by the Government to manage a $200,000 process, National Culture and Heritage spokesperson Simon Upton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00274.htm


12: Immediate Withdrawal of NZ High Commissioner

Tia Barrett, New Zealand's High Commissioner to Fiji will be withdrawn with immediate effect, Foreign Minister Phil Goff said this evening. "Yesterday Cabinet had an extensive discussion on the range of measures that could be introduced depending ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00277.htm


13: 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


14: Role for Speight sympathisers deplorable

Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight she deplored the presence of supporters of Fijian coup leader George Speight in the new government line-up in Fiji.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00276.htm


15: NZ Extends Sanctions On Fiji

New Zealand has extended its smart economic and political sanctions against Fiji as the chaos in the island nation increases.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00092.htm


16: 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


17: New diplomatic, defence and sports measures on Fij

The Government today announced further diplomatic, defence, and sports measures with respect to Fiji following yesterday’s announcement of the composition of the Fiji Cabinet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00294.htm


18: Family lawyers warn Wilson over 50/50 split

The second day of oral submissions to the Select Committee has again seen family law practitioners identify serious problems with the Government's changes to matrimonial property, says National's Justice spokesman Tony Ryall.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00300.htm


19: Just say No to Singapore

The Green Party is urging the Government to pull out of a proposed free trade agreement with Singapore and has presented a paper to cabinet to back up their case.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00287.htm


20: Ross Sea toothfish

The Government will seek international agreement for up to three New Zealand vessels to catch toothfish in Antarctica's Ross Sea this summer, Foreign Minister Phil Goff and Minister of Fisheries Pete Hodgson announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00269.htm

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