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

1: Scoop Cartoon: Dr Heckle And Mrs Chide

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00102.htm


2: Kiwis Learn About Sex At School

New Zealanders are receiving most of their sex education at school, a world-leading sex survey of 16 to 55 year-olds has revealed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0010/S00045.htm


3: 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


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 18 October

Today’s questions concerned the subjects of: Unemployment Statistics – Bulk Funding – R&D Tax Deductibility – West Papua – Retail Price Increases – Health Workforce Shortages – Dawn Raid Deceptions – Sealords Share Sales – Home Detention – Radioactive ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00104.htm


5: Inaccurate Journalism Damaging To NZ Economy

The editor and publisher of Healthy Options magazine owe the people of New Zealand an apology for their scare-mongering, Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00369.htm


6: Scoop Satire: Mid East Drama Played To Perfection

Act 1. Peace Summit Opens. Ehud Barak has a victorious smirk. Yasir Arafat looks like a kid whose toy's been snatched by someone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00103.htm


7: 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


8: R&D Backgrounder

In response to a variety of requests here is a simplified backgrounder: What is the problem?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00358.htm


9: ACT Letter to the Editor, Evening Post

While one can’t deny the picture painted of New Zealanders going overseas as described by Warwick Roger (Evening Post 16th October) the crucial phrase is: “the fear…that the population will get out of balance”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00359.htm


10: Questions For Oral Answer

Questions and paraphrased answers will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00362.htm


11: Green MPs to raise banned flag at Parliament

Green MPs Keith Locke, Jeanette Fitzsimons, Nandor Tanczos and Rod Donald plan to raise full-sized banned "Morning Star" flags of West Papua on the steps of Parliament tomorrow, to mark the visit of West Papuan exile John Ondawame.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00351.htm


12: 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


13: Magic Bullet Drug Marketing Causing Concern

PHARMAC’S medical director says he has great concerns about the media-driven magic bullet approach to marketing of pharmaceuticals in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0010/S00047.htm


14: 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


15: National Radio Midday Report

Middle East Peace Talks – Suitcase Found – Cardiac Waiting List – British Train Crash – Murray Stretch Murder – Separatist Flag – Betting On Tua – G.M. Inquiry – Rimutaka Prison – Child Accidents – Xena Caned – Cell Phone Recycling – Beethoven ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0010/S00100.htm


16: The Right gets facts on Compulsory vote Wrong

"Recent media comments made about the University of Waikato students' membership referendum by the local Prebble's Rebels and Student Choice groups have been factually incorrect and misleading", said Andrew Campbell, Co President elect of the New ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0010/S00024.htm


17: Conservationists relieved Buller logging has ended

Conservationists are relieved Timberlands West Coast has felled its last tree in the Buller District. Timberlands say the last rimu was felled on Thursday last week in Little Totara forest (The News - Westport, 17 October 2000).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00074.htm


18: Scoop: Just Politics

Disappointment, But No Surprises In Business Confidence - Labour In Hot Water Over Maori Fisheries - ACT MP Pig Farmer’s Champion - Superannuation Fund Changes Will Save Taxpayer Money - Takeovers Code Positive For Business - New Tax Legislation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00101.htm


19: 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


20: 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

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