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

1: Sludge Report #34 – A Trio Of Economic Heresies

IN THIS EDITION: Setting The Scene: Stockmarkets Mark the 13th Anniversary Of The 1987 Crash - Heresy 1: An Explanation For The Vegetative State of the Domestic NZ Economy – Ugly Monetary Aggregates - Heresy 2: Buying Tranz Rail - Heresy 3: Henry ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00098.htm


2: Scoop Cartoon: I'm Green.. I Am! I Am!

Cartoon from Paul McDonald of http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz/ POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00085.htm


3: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –17 October

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Solomons Peace Keeping – Inflation – People’s Bank – Business Confidence - Buddle Finlay’s Bills – Parental Leave – Maori Fisheries Allocation – Takeovers Code – Police Car Chases – Backdoor Inflation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00099.htm


4: David Miller Online: The USS Cole attack

David Miller Online The USS Cole attack: A caution against overstating International Terrorism in the 21st Century.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00095.htm


5: Howard’s End: Origins Of A Crisis

The Middle East crisis today had its genesis over eighty years ago, when Western politicians interfered in something they didn't understand. In 1919 US President, Woodrow Wilson said, " To think that I, a son of the manse, should be able to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00081.htm


6: Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 16 October

Michael Cullen attended a special ACT caucus on Friday to explain his proposed superannuation scheme. The caucus spent the rest of Friday with Sir Roger Douglas exploring superannuation issues.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00312.htm


7: Asian Sharemarkets In A Bad Way

Plunging stock markets in Asia means trouble again with some markets shedding between one-third and one-half of their value. Compounding Asia's problem is the weakness on Wall Street and surging oil prices. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00096.htm


8: Future Lefts - All The Luck In The World

As Future Lefts went out last week (Thursday night, for those with short memories) a storm was gathering over an advertisement that appeared in the Thursday Herald, and apparently in the Dominion the following day.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00068.htm


9: Media Flash - Media News & Job Directory

a.. AUSTRALIA MEDIA'S BEST-EVER AD DEAL: Just $250 For A Year b.. COUNCIL CHAOS: Adelaide Locals Skittle Local Government c.. SEVEN HITS AT 3AW: Touch Times As Ratings Plummet d.. 'OUR LAUREN BURNS': Suburban's Sense Of Identity e.. TAMARA TONITE: Brisbane's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00097.htm


10: Scoop Images: Scientist On Crest Of Wave

Caption: Environmental scientist Shaw Mead at Lyall Bay, Wellington, where an artificial reef could improve surfing conditions and reduce erosion.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0010/S00036.htm


11: Correctives: Demolish This Immoral SEX Tower!!!

"The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, disgusted and appalled at the Giant Phallic Sky Tower in the middle of Auckland!!! This preposterously proportioned erection should be immediately sawn off or otherwise removed before it gives people lustful ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00066.htm


12: Largest Motor Yacht In Australasia Launched

The largest motor yacht of its kind to be built in Australasia slipped into the waters of the upper Waitemata harbour this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00123.htm


13: Youth Suicide Programme 'Helpful'

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton believes a TV3 programme on youth suicide will make a very helpful contribution to the issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00334.htm


14: Government Risks Losing Key Mäori Seats

“The Government’s failure to seriously address the Mäori fisheries assets allocation issue puts it at risk of losing key Mäori seats at the next election,” Harry Mikaere, Chairman of the Treaty Tribes Coalition, warned today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00072.htm


15: Alleged Richard Poole Speech

NOTE: Scoop has received the following courtesy of the visible hand…..we do not know whether in fact it is a speech by Rich Poole (we think probably not). Nevertheless it is amusing reading….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00061.htm


16: Waikato a hotbed of corruption of student politics

"Waikato University is again involved in a hotbed of corruption of the democratic process. In a recent meeting of the Waikato Students' Union (WSU), the compulsory Law Students' Association and the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant Vice-Chancellor and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0010/S00022.htm


17: Agric. Trade Liberalisation & 3rd World Farmers

Two very different meetings have focussed on trade liberalisation and agriculture this month, seemingly worlds apart. Last week in Banff, Canada, Jim Sutton attended the first Cairns Group Ministerial meeting since the Seattle World Trade Organisation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00065.htm


18: Cannabis Seedling Given To New Zealand PM

This evening (7:20pm 15 October 2000) in Dunedin, New Zealand a gift that grows was given to Prime Minister Helen Clark while she was attending the world premiere of "Southern Journeys" at the Dunedin Town Hall. After PM Clark had entered ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00067.htm


19: ACT MP Heads Compensation Delegation

ACT MP Owen Jennings, led a delegation to the Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Council today demanding compensation for the Bierstaker family who lost their Foxton pig farming business as a result of neighbours complaining to the regional council about ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00343.htm


20: KNOCK-OUT victory a Cairns bash

ICC knockout final India v New Zealand, 15. 10. 00, Nairobi, Kenya New Zealand wins by four wickets Article: Mathew Loh

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00089.htm


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