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

1: Mad Dog Control Legislation Urgently Needed!!!

"ARF is a party in crisis. We feel desperately sorry for Artful Dodger Rugless, who has tried and failed to stop the antics of Preb-Bull Terrier tactics.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00091.htm


2: Orion Report Shows Defence Is Misleading Public

A report released today by researcher Nicky Hager shows that defence has been presenting deliberately misleading information to try to win government approval for new combat equipment for the Air Force's Orions. The report presents proof that the "Project ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00089.htm


3: HARD NEWS 21/7/00 - Test Metaphor Football

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it was the best of times, it was the worst of times. The All Blacks, up three tries and 24 points to nil after eight minutes of a painfully important test match. Then, the All Blacks, shuffling around, missing tackles, while ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00106.htm


4: Sludge Report #24 – Jerusalem and Jeremiah

In Today’s Edition: Dover Samuels – And did those feet in ancient time…Jerusalem And Jeremiah - Speight Deep In It –- A Panegyric On The Role Of The Official Spokesperson (From A Grumpy Hack)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00113.htm


5: Commentary: We don't care about the modern world

SUVA: A question for you from Fiji. There's a special prize. Who said: "We don't care about the modern world, we don't have to abide by what the modern world wants. It is right for the Fijians."?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00114.htm


6: Project Sirius - Why it should be cancelled

The government is facing its next major defence decision shortly: whether to spend hundreds of millions on new equipment for the Air Force Orions. Nicky Hager's report on Project Sirius argues it should be cancelled..FULL REPORT..

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00109.htm


7: Whack, Don't Scrap Doc.

The sentiments behind United leader Peter Dunn's call for the abolition of the Department of Conservation are understandable, but his solution is unnecessary. The law does not need to change, but DoC's performance does.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00087.htm


8: Keep Your Head Down Dover Says Clark

Prime Minister Helen Clark has categorically denied knowledge of new rape allegations made against former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels, after Mr Samuels blamed her office for leaking the claims.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00111.htm


9: FIJI: Speight's Olympic thuggery call 'shameful'

SUVA: Fiji rebel leader George Speight's call for South Pacific people to disrupt the Sydney Olympics in the name of indigenous rights was today branded as "shameful" by the Sunday Post newspaper.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0007/S00104.htm


10: Union Movement Wants NZers To Act Like Sheep

“With the passing of the Employment Relations Bill the Government is giving the union movement a monopoly over collective agreements. This is totally unnecessary and unfair,” said New Zealand First Industrial Spokesperson, Mr Peter Brown MP.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00365.htm


11: ACT - Post Caucus Retreat Paper

The ACT Caucus, having looked at where New Zealand is today, six years after it was set up, believes what it said in 1994 is still true today. We said in 1994 that New Zealand is at a Crossroads:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00352.htm


12: Women And Alcohol

She has a glass or two of wine and feels it go straight to her head. He has the same amount to drink and feels fine.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0007/S00050.htm


13: Scoop Images: The Blood Red Moon...Again

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00105.htm


14: Government failing to listen on ERB

Despite the reassurances of the Prime Minister that Government would listen to business concerns over the Employment Relations Bill, any evidence of this has failed to materialise, says the Employers & Manufacturers Association (Northern).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00088.htm


15: Fair Trade Group Seeks Draft Free Trade Agreement

Fair Trade Group Seeks Singapore Free Trade Agreement Draft From Singapore Government, Condemns NZ Government Secrecy

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00090.htm


16: Scoop Images: All Blacks vs Springboks At Jade (1)

Photos of the All Blacks vs Springboks clash at Jade Stadium at the Weekend. The All Blacks won 25 to 12. Images from IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00110.htm


17: Scoop Images: Wellington's Blood Red Moon

The following image of Sunday night's total lunar eclipse was supplied by Christopher Picking.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0007/S00096.htm


18: Helen Clark’s First Big Test: Tamihere Must Go

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that recent developments in the John Tamihere case will test whether the Labour Government, under Helen Clark’s leadership, is really setting any standard of accountability in New ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00355.htm


19: Who will pay for TVNZ's anti-sponsorship move?

TVNZ's decision to review the sponsorship of programmes could see taxpayers footing the bill, or programmes which are currently sponsored draining resources away from other local programming, says National's Katherine Rich.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00358.htm


20: Hon. Margaret Wilson’s Back Down

Party Leader Graham Capill said, “Margaret Wilson’s back down on some issues in the matrimonial property legislation is a victory for traditional marriage.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0007/S00086.htm

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