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

1: What Price Will Lee Pay For Holocaust Comments?

A Government Minister has again inflamed race relations using the word "holocaust" in relation to Maori, National Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00080.htm


2: Launch Of NZ's First Online Men's Magazine

From today, Kiwi men will be able to voice their opinions across the country, with the launch of New Zealand¹s first interactive, online magazine for men, www.fire-engine.co.nz.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00017.htm


3: On The Right: A Tale Of Two Ruths

There has been quite a bit going on this week in the wonderful and wacky world of politics. Lot’s of interesting events. However I’ve been busy doing my exams, so forgive me if I don’t know any of them. Therefore this issue of On The Right is more ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00022.htm


4: David Miller: Coup No.2 Strikes Tourism Again

The outbreak of violence in Fiji last week is a reminder that the tensions and divisions within the country still linger. Last Thursday’s mutiny by soldiers of the Counter- Revolutionary Warfare unit, shows that beneath the Fijian- Indian partition, division ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00039.htm


5: Shihad sell out

If you are looking foward to seeing Shihad, Weta and Fur Patrol on Friday night but haven’t bought your ticket then you are out of luck. The tickets for the Town Hall concert have sold out and there are no door sales.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00038.htm


6: Let the demolition begin

A few hardy souls attacked ye old “gothic plaster look” which marked the entrance of the old Indigo Bar in Wellington last night

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00042.htm


7: Scoop Link: Melbourne Cup Runners, Odds And Picks

For latest odds and to place a bet see... https://www.ebetonline.co.nz/racing/ and dial up Race 8 from Melbourne...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00043.htm


8: Richard Prebbles Letter From Wellington #37

Dollar's Direction - Resignation A Seven Day Wonder - What Was She Doing? - ACT Wednesday - Foreign Doctors' Registration - Resource Management Act - Parole Reform - Beads and Blankets - ACT's Briar Patch

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00099.htm


9: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day November 7

Today's Questions concern: Health Treaty Clause – Fiscal Surplus – Unallocated Children At Risk - The “H” Word And Sandra Lee – Singapore Brain Drain – Cancer Treatment Shortages – Employment – R&D Tax Deductibility – Solomons Peace Keeping – Whakapapa ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00046.htm


10: 'Holocaust' Remark

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton has spoken to Alliance Minister Sandra Lee over the use of the word 'holocaust' in a speech.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00089.htm


11: US Elections: Three Strikes & You're Out, Mr. Bush

With the revelation last night of the drunk driving arrest and conviction in 1976 of George W. Bush, this marks the THIRD arrest -- that we know of -- involving this man who would be President.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00033.htm


12: Shihad to play again in Wellington

Shihad, Weta and Fur Patrol will play a second concert at the Wellington Town Hall on Sunday 12 November.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00040.htm


13: DOWN SIZING

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00049.htm


14: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 7 November 20

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Minister of Health: Will she promote an amendment to remove any reference to the Treaty of Waitangi in the New Zealand Public Health and Disability Bill; if not, why not?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00111.htm


15: Goodbye prison – back to reality

The final report (#7) from LOOP correspondent Sarah Hunter, in Noumea with the New Zealand Pacific Island delegation for the Pacific Festival of Arts.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00041.htm


16: Clark Indicates Support For Kiwi Bank

Prime Minister Helen Clark has signalled her support for the concept of a publicly run ‘Kiwi Bank’, being advocated by Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00037.htm


17: Apology Won't Be Required From Lee

Prime Minister Helen Clark says Alliance Deputy Leader Sandra Lee’s use of the word ‘Holocaust’ in a speech was not in defiance of her edict that the word should not be used in the context of colonisation, and says she will not be seeking an apology.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00036.htm


18: Anderton Helps New Zealand Catch Up

Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton said he was finding many examples of Kiwi ingenuity and the new Kiwi invention CrazyCatch was clearly one. This new sports game has been awarded an Enterprise Award of $10,000 in the second round of the Enterprise Awards ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00110.htm


19: Colonisation Continues - Singapore FTA Secured

Maori rejected the MAI, APEC, WTO and other neo-liberal models and will reject the Singapore Free Trade Agreement said Maori Sovereignty supporters Aotearoa Educators in response to the Free Trade debate in Parliament today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00021.htm


20: Coup leader arrest rumours strong - unconfirmed

Rumours are strong in Suva that two of the five alleged masterminds behind the Nov. 2 attempted coup have been put under arrest by the military.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00048.htm

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