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The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...

1: Howard’s End: US Economy To Hit Wall

Oil analysts are predicting a $US40 per barrel price in coming weeks which would represent of 400% price rise since March 1999. Yet the US economy and financial markets are reacting as if it didn't exist. What's going on? John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00124.htm


2: Richard Prebble’s Letter from Wellington #30

The coalition has greeted the Olympic 'truce' on the media's coverage of politics with huge relief. In Wellington the political news is just grim for the Government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00294.htm


3: Scoop Images: Enter The Dragon 1

Images from a fashion show presented by the Hong Kong student’s Association. Pictured in the red top holding a microphone is association president Danielle Shum. Pictured painting is Stan Chan, from Ink Link. Pictures from Mark Graham –IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00122.htm


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –19 September

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: ANZAC Dollar – Teacher Registration – Dollar Woes and Oil Prices – Saving Whales – Evening Post Business Poll – TVNZ Charter - Industry Training –Oil Prices and Consumption – Constitutional Reform - ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00127.htm


5: HARD NEWS 15/9/00 - Poses and Protests

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... you don't have to be out of the country for long to make the news seem strange on your return. A day will usually do it. After three days this week, the headlines on the plane on the way back seemed positively bizarre.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00109.htm


6: Kiwis Could Benifit From British Immigration Drive

More Kiwi's may soon be allowed to immigrate to Britain under proposed changes to immigration laws designed to address chronic shortages of skilled labour. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00106.htm


7: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


8: SCOOP Olympic Update, Tuesday, 19 September, 2000

NEW ZEALAND's Olympic campaign went from bad to worse today when disaster struck the three day eventing equestrian team with Atlanta Gold medalist Blyth Tait devastated to see his horse Ready Teddy pulled out of the show-jumping on veterinary advice.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00126.htm


9: SCOOP Olympic Update , Tuesday 19 September, 2000

DESPITE the failure of Sarah Ulmer to deliver an expected bronze in women's cycling Monday was still a day when 'kiwi girl-power' saw New Zealand proud.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00121.htm


10: Latest TVNZ Political Poll Ignores A Crucial Point

The latest TVNZ Colmar-Brunton political poll released on One News last evening ignored a crucial point says Hon Peter Dunne, leader United New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00275.htm


11: Cardboard Box Protest Over Emergency Benefit

Students camped out in cardboard boxes out side Parliament yesterday, in protest of the government voting not to reinstate the Community Wage Student.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00125.htm


12: Maharey Bans CYFS From Conference On Child Abuse

National's Bob Simcock says he is sickened by the actions of Social Services Minister Steve Maharey, who has banned the Child, Youth and Family Service from taking part in a forum on child abuse.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00290.htm


13: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 19 September

Paraphrased answers will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00293.htm


14: Correctives Support Avocado Concern

"In a recent Wellington newspaper, the Correctives read of the sinful influence of avocados in our society. These lascivious and fleshy fruits appear to drive women to acts of lust and passion!!!"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00088.htm


15: 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/mason/stories/HL0007/S00088.htm


16: NBR-Compaq UMR Insight Poll - Full Breakdown

National 41% up 6 - Labour 36% down 3 - Green 7% up 1 - Alliance 6% static - ACT 4% down 3 - NZ First 3% static - including full regional/age/sex/income group breakdown

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00110.htm


17: Guy’s World: Gareth Farr’s Pickle’s And Ice-cream

Bringing together two completely unrelated cultural traditions to make a new work, without doing an enormous disservice to both traditions, is a tough ask. Some things just weren’t meant to go together, like pickles and ice-cream. But every so often, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00108.htm


18: Prebble Welcomes Parliament Onto The Internet

The ACT leader Richard Prebble welcomed TVNZ's decision to live stream parliament's question time on the internet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00296.htm


19: NZ Position Could Indirectly Help Nuclear Industry

In the midst of global concern over climate change there is one group that is rubbing its hands together with glee - the nuclear power industry. Unlike coal and gas-fired power stations, nuclear plants don’t emit carbon dioxide, leading the nuclear industry ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00090.htm


20: Watching The Olympics From California

The wonderful thing about living in America is that life's little television mysteries are solved. Why do TV cops eat doughnuts? Well, the nearest thing you'll find to a good old meat pie is something called a pot pie and the only place you'll find ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00107.htm

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