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

1: Keith Rankin: Maori: colonised or colonist?

The "colonisation debate" in New Zealand suffers because too few non-Maori New Zealanders know our country's history, and too many Maori know how to exploit that historical illiteracy. The irony is that a film released this year, Feathers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00060.htm


2: NEWSFLASH: Florida Vote Recount Expected

In an extraordinary early morning (3.30am ET) development in the US Elections the final result in the State of Florida has been placed in question after the Secretary of State for Florida reported that the winning margin to Texas Governor George Bush ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00059.htm


3: PM congratulates Bush on election victory

(NOTE: The following was received by Scoop at 8.30pm last night when it was thought that George Bush had won.)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00159.htm


4: Sludge Report #39 – What Might Be

In this edition: What Might Become Of The World Under George "Dubya" Bush’s Leadership

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00050.htm


5: Hosting and guesting - Tariana Turia

The idea of hosting and guesting and the etiquette behind those ideas has existed for centuries, it is not new, says Hon Tariana Turia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00160.htm


6: ELECTIONS 2000: SELECTED WEB SITE LINKS

Links galore to US Elections online resources....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0011/S00052.htm


7: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 9 November

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: People’s Bank – E-Commerce Summit – The “H” Word – Industry Development – Mining On DOC Land – Te Reo At University – At Risk Children – Export Guarantees – Offending By Parolees – Hong Kong Trade Agreement ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00061.htm


8: Urging to find the answers

You’re spinning out; questions about sex, drugs and relationships are are constantly eating away at you but you don’t want to talk to about it - where do you go?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0011/S00019.htm


9: NEWSFLASH: Florida Looks A Sitter For Bush

George W. Bush looks likely to win the US Presidential election as vote counting in the State of Florida nears completion.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00058.htm


10: Scoop Images: NZ Art At 49th Venice Biennale

Images of the NZ exhibition at the 49th Venice Biennale - from Creative New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00026.htm


11: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 9 November 2

Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00170.htm


12: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 8 November

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Gloom Merchants (out of order) - Parole Law – The H Word and the PM - Immunisation Strategy – Seasonal Work – Mining on DOC Land – 1080 Slime Spills Patronage Funding – People’s Bank Funding – ACC Medical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00052.htm


13: The Home Fire : Learning to love the Hutt

This is a sense of community spirit that goes well beyond cake stalls and kindergartens as Hutt people can do anything (and have done everything), it seems.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0011/S00021.htm


14: Potent Drug Bill Passed By House

The Misuse of Drugs Amendment Bill (No 4) passed through its final reading last evening, with a rare consensus of the NZ Parliament. Perhaps even more remarkably, the bill introduces evidence to the classification of drugs - in the words of the Minister ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0011/S00027.htm


15: All Systems Go for Light-Up of Southern Cross

Southern Cross Cable Network has today announced that final testing of its 30,500km trans-Pacific cable network is underway and all systems are go for the 15 November service date.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0011/S00031.htm


16: NEWSFLASH: Gore Takes Florida

Vice President Al Gore has taken Florida in the US presidential elections, giving him 25 vital electoral votes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00051.htm


17: National Radio Midday News Bulletin

US Elections – Trade Deficit – APEC and Trade – Fisher And Paykel – Fiji – West Auckland Reopened – Tramper’s Body Recovered – Israel – SA Dog Bites – TVNZ Earnings – Remote Control Road Safety

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0011/S00041.htm


18: A Nation Of Leaders And Winners

On Monday night I had the privilege to hear an address by Hon Mrs Anson Chan, the Chief Secretary for Administration in Hong Kong. She was here as part of a delegation to strengthen trade relationships between our two countries.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00169.htm


19: Labour Hits David Tua Below The Belt

"It's an outrage that Labour denied the opportunity for Parliament to officially recognise David Tua's huge success and wish him well for his weekend bout against Lennox Lewis," said Opposition Pacific Affairs Spokesperson Arthur Anae today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00178.htm


20: ASB Bank Fined: Third Small Print Case In 10 Days

Commerce Commission action against misleading use of small print continued today with the Auckland District Court fining ASB Bank Limited $6,000 for breaching the Fair Trading Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0011/S00061.htm

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