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

1: Hook Line And Sinker – Dominion Ring Winked

Re: Cate Blanchett and Galadriel's Evil Sister. THEONERING.NET'S Tehanu writes To the Dominion Letters To the Editor page.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00036.htm


2: Scoop Images: Mobil Song Quest Finalists

Images of the Mobil Song Quest Finalists.... Majka Kaiser Ana James Audrea Munro April-Marie Neho Jared Holt Kate Spence

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0008/S00011.htm


3: Anderton, Both Parasite and Looter

James Anderton calls oil companies ‘parasites’. Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell thinks it unsurprising such a word trips so freely from his lips.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00043.htm


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 8 August

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Carol Stigley – Dover Samuels – Carol Stigley – Racing Industry – Secretary of Commerce And the ERB – GM Food Labelling – TOW Fisheries Commission – Farming Profitability – ERB – Maori And The State Sector ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00038.htm


5: Is Marian becoming the Harpo Marx of Cabinet?

"Getting the Broadcasting Minister to say anything publicly on broadcasting is proving extremely difficult," National's Katherine Rich said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00130.htm


6: Minister rejects "factually incorrect" outburst

"Murray McCully's outburst regarding Carol Stigley and the Government's relations with Local Government New Zealand (LGNZ), while predictable, is factually incorrect," Local Government Minister Sandra Lee responded tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00112.htm


7: Blumsky Quits Over Stigley Row

Wellington mayor Mark Blumsky has resigned from his position in Local Government New Zealand in protest at the group’s treatment of its chief executive, Carol Stigley, saying the group blamed her for a mixup with Sandra Lee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00040.htm


8: Free Software Good News For Kiwi Developers

A groundbreaking free software service launching next Monday is set to unleash New Zealand developers onto the global market.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00036.htm


9: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 8 August 2000

1. Hon. Murray McCully to the Minister of Local Government: Was there a dispute between herself and Local Government New Zealand representatives over her management of Rodney District Council matters; if so, what was the nature of the dispute?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00133.htm


10: Gross interference leads to golden handshake

"A scandalous degree of interference from the highest levels of Cabinet has caused a complete breakdown in the much lauded 'partnership' between the Government and Local Government New Zealand," National's Murray McCully said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00111.htm


11: Parliament asked to restore voluntary unionism

National will seek Parliament's support to restore people's right to negotiate a collective agreement without having to join a union, National's Industrial Relations spokesperson Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00131.htm


12: Scoop Images: All Blacks Vs Wallabies #3

First set of images from the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Test at Wellington's new WestpacTrust stadium. The All Blacks lost. Images from Mark Graham - IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00027.htm


13: Helen Clark, Please Explain Samuels Debacle

The Prime Minister must immediately explain why she unfairly destroyed the political career of the former Maori Affairs Minister, Dover Samuels, the New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00134.htm


14: Record Fuel Costs Push Petrol Prices Up

Soaring refined (ready-to-go) petrol costs and the weak NZ dollar have forced BP to lift its petrol and diesel prices by three cents a litre at its company-owned service stations with immediate effect.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0008/S00040.htm


15: Greenpeace Activists Occupy BP's Northstar Centre

Greenpeace Activists Occupy BP's Northstar Control Centre 8 August 2000, Auckland: Six Greenpeace activists today occupied the control centre of BP's controversial Northstar development as it was being transported by barge to the construction site ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0008/S00032.htm


16: Socialist International Meeting In Wellington

The Socialist International Asia Pacific Committee will meet in Wellington, New Zealand on 7-8th August 2000, hosted by the New Zealand Labour Party

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00037.htm


17: Banks Set To Capture Wage And Salary Increases

Business is fearing big, public service-led pay increases later this year may drive up inflation and interest rates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0008/S00041.htm


18: Scoop Images: All Blacks Vs Wallabies #1

First set of images from the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Test at Wellington's new WestpacTrust stadium. The All Blacks lost. Images from Mark Graham - IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0008/S00025.htm


19: Sue Bradford; The Lamb of Select Committee

The ACT party is amazed that Green MP, Sue Bradford, is proposing an Employment Relations Bill amendment, when she would not support the same amendment in select committee, said ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0008/S00126.htm


20: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Woman Charged - Sentencing Delayed - Child Abuse Register - Fiji Shooting - Blumsky & Local Govt - Helen Clark & Local Govt - Airport Fog - Logging In Court - Car Explodes - White House Protests - Texas Death Penalty - Unemployed Figures ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0008/S00046.htm

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