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Yesterday's top 20 ratings items on Scoop 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: SCOOP Olympic Update, Wednesday 19 Sept, 2000

DISASTER at the equestrian course was followed by chaos on the water but thankfully for New Zealand's increasingly disappointing Olympic campaign our sailors emerged unscathed to remain serious medal contenders.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00130.htm


3: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 20 September

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Overstayers – Emigration and the Economy – Overstayers – NZ Post and the Kiwi Bank – Wairarapa Polytechnic - Capital Flows – ERO Review – TVNZ, Sky, TV3 and Parliamentary Broadcasts - Treaty Clauses - Nurse ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00131.htm


4: Dialogue: Trade Treaty Dilutes Our Sovereignty

Imagine the Government has announced a law that would prohibit any future government from ever reintroducing tariffs on anything, while it concedes that more factories will close and workers, mainly Maori and Pacific Island women, will lose their jobs ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00100.htm


5: Questions For Oral Answer

Paraphrased anwers will be published in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00310.htm


6: 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


7: 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


8: Strategy: Currency Union and Convergence

A topic that has raised its head in recent weeks is the possibility of currency union between Australia and New Zealand. The NZ Prime Minister has mentioned it on a number of occasions as an idea worth considering, while a recent poll shows a majority of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0009/S00108.htm


9: Opposition hypocrisy exposed

The government today sheeted home the sheer hypocrisy of National and Act's scaremongering over the inclusion of Treaty clauses in legislation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00306.htm


10: 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


11: 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


12: Howard’s End: Avoiding Another Asian Crisis

The Australian Bureau of Agriculture and Resource Economics predicted today that economic growth in the US will ease but it expects this to be partially offset by growth in Asia. But Asia still has real problems. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00132.htm


13: 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


14: Child Safety Being Used To Commit Fraud

Party Leader Graham Capill is concerned that child safety is being used fraudulently to extract money from individuals and organisations.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00101.htm


15: 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


16: “Go Green to save the Planet” - Rod Donald

He mihi aroha, tena koutou katoa. I’m absolutely delighted to be invited to speak to you today as part of your Green Week activities. I think it’s great that Kuranui College has a week of activities each year to highlight the need to look after our ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00307.htm


17: Frustration at Farcical Democratic 'debate'

"If we are not able to voice our concerns through legal channels why should we not turn to other methods to be heard and taken seriously? People become frustrated with government processes which are not genuinely democratic, frustration can lead ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00102.htm


18: TVNZ Draft Charter Released

The government has approved for consultation with the public and with the broadcasting industry the draft text of a charter for Television New Zealand, the Minister of Broadcasting, Marian Hobbs, announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00298.htm


19: Post Loss Inevitable Consequence Of Deregulation

“New Zealand Post’s significant loss over the last three months fulfills the predictions of those who campaigned against postal deregulation and is certain to put increasing pressure on the universal price-equalised service,” Trade Union Federation Secretary, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00098.htm


20: Last Chance For Well-Settled Overstayers

The Minister of Immigration, Lianne Dalziel, said the Government has approved a one-off measure offering long-term, "well-settled" overstayers the opportunity to regularise their status in New Zealand before tough new immigration laws take ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00301.htm

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