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

1: “Back off, Mr Anderton”, say Mild Greens

Christchurch drug law reformers are angry that Deputy PM Jim Anderton has dragged up a late challenge to Mark Todd over alleged cocaine use.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00020.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 2 August

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of:Health Reforms – Toxic Waste – ERB and The Dominion – Tax Changes – PM on the ERB – NZ’s Own Nazi Nail Bomber - .Timberlands Award – West Coast 1080 Drops – School Buses - Public Sector Training – Singapore ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00007.htm


3: On The Right: George Speight's Demise Cheers

A couple of weeks ago, that Helen Clark threatened to resign if her boy Parekura Horomia wasn't promoted to Cabinet. Unfortunately Labour didn't take the opportunity presented, and Horomia was duly elected.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00018.htm


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4: Scoop Images: Falling Down Mt Victoria


5: Future Lefts - Practical Schmactical

CONTENTS Editorial: It’s not just what - how counts too Employment Relations Bill reported back News Web site of the week

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00019.htm


6: Scoop Images: Mates Again!

Rodney Hide and Winston Peters appear to be getting on just fine in the Debating Chamber during question time yesterday. Images from Mark Graham IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00008.htm


7: Weird Greens, George Wobblebottom, and Coke!!!

"The Weird Greens raise an important point about Coke addiction. We think that the acidic effects of this so-called soft drink and its addictive effects render it a substance that should be strictly regulated." said Sister Psychotica SM, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00021.htm


8: Scoop Images: Wilson's ERB On Its Final Lap

Labour Minister Margaret Wilson at today's press conference to announce details of the final version of the Employment Relations Bill tabled in Parliament today. The bill is expected to be passed under urgency next week. Images from IMAGE TIME

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00003.htm


9: Scoop Sports:... 72hr Sports Roundup

IN THIS EDITION: Rubens Barrichello win's German Grand Prix - NZer Scott Dixon leads Indy Lights - Venus beats Lindsay, again - Disgraced Cronje joins media spin king Max Clifford - Youngest ever LPGA winner - Petit leaves Arsenal for Barcelona and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00006.htm


10: Tourism survey confirms industry's worst fears

A Tourism Industry Association survey released today should send shivers down the spine of the Labour Government, Opposition Tourism Spokesperson David Carter said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00021.htm


11: Margaret Wilson Speech - Prophecies and profits

The law is far-reaching and builds on the best of past practice while introducing new procedures and approaches. It is unlike anything we have known before.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00032.htm


12: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 1 August

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: John Tamihere – Baby Bashing – Special Education – ERB x 2 – Special Benefit x 2 – ERB – Burglary Response Times – Dover Samuels And Al Morrison – Whanau, Hapu and Iwi – FBT Changes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00002.htm


13: Dover Makes Personal Statement

Former Maori Affairs Minister Dover Samuels has made a further personal statement to Parliament declaring previous criminal convictions against him.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00001.htm


14: Commission starts court action against Telecom

The Commerce Commission has commenced court action against Telecom Corporation of New Zealand Limited alleging that Telecom contravened section 36 of the Commerce Act in introducing its 0867 package.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00006.htm


15: Rod Donald abducted by aliens

"Green Party co-joint-leader Rod Donald seems to have been abducted by aliens and replaced with an extraterrestrial lookalike," National's Senior Whip John Carter said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0007/S00515.htm


16: Hollow victory for army

Green MP Keith Locke says yesterday's desertion conviction against Major Pedro van der Ent was a "public relations disaster" for the army.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00028.htm


17: Anderton's Multi-Million Dollar Myth

"Mr Anderton started this year with a tough talking memo to several Ministries advising them to 'terminate' the use of contractors. But pollsters and advertising agencies are at least six million dollars of Government money richer this year, despite ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00005.htm


18: FIJI: The defiant Mr Chaudhry

Free but fearful: deposed Fijian Prime Minister Mahendra Chaudhry, who met Australian Prime Minister John Howard in Sydney yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00006.htm


19: Annette says no to nurses and doctors

The Health Minister has today delivered more bad news to hospitals and their nurses and doctors looking for pay rises to fix staff shortages, National's Health spokesperson Wyatt Creech said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00045.htm


20: Can the RB ignore the increase in inflation?

an address by Dr Donald T. Brash Governor, Reserve Bank of New Zealand to the Electralines Business Breakfast Forum

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00009.htm


21: Reserve Bank: Ignoring the spike?

The Reserve Bank today warned that if the Reserve Bank is to ignore the upcoming spike in inflation when setting interest rates, then everyone else has to also.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00010.htm

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