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

1: Scoop Images: Indymedia Pics From Davos WEF

Images from the Davos World Economic Forum Indymedia website. See...

2: Media Flash - Jan. 29, 2001

* JOHN HARTIGAN'S bold move, as Australian News Limited chief, to give the multi-million dollar go-ahead to free afternoon tabloid commuter newspapers in Melbourne and possibly Sydney, is a stunning commercial attack against rival John Fairfax Holdings, and ...

3: Chairman of Kohuiarau Parliament Resigns

Chris Ruka the chairman of the controversial Kohuiarau Parliment has resigned, citing dissatisfaction with "advisors" who make decisions for the Parliament, and who have "scant knowledge of Tikanga Maori".

4: Stateside With Rosalea: Reality Happens

The first series of "Survivor" has just won the People's Choice award for best reality based tv show. "Zooality tv" seems like a more appropriate term for placing people in a constrained situation in full public view and then watching ...

5: Howard's End: Foraging For BSE Free Alternatives

Following the BSE mad cow scare in Europe, Germans are panicking over meat alternatives as first beef, then sausage, and now pork, is off the menu after officials discovered last week that millions of Bavarian pigs have for years been fattened with the help ...

6: Howard's End: Maori And Pakeha History Parallels

If pakeha New Zealander's took the time to learn their own history and what happened to their ancestors, they might better understand where Maori are coming from and the Waitangi Day celebrations might not be the fiasco that it has become. John Howard ...

7: Jim! Please Answer These Five Questions

ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide said today that Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton needed to be up-front with taxpayers on the risks, costs and benefits of his “People’s Bank”.

8: Sludge Report #49 – Dubya’s Storm Arrives On Time

In this edition: Dubya’s Storm Arrives On Time

9: Gaps Benchmarks A Farce, Says McCully

National MP Murray McCully says Closing the Gaps monitoring benchmarks, obtained under the Official Information Act, show that the policy "Is a complete farce and a gross offence to the notion of accountability".

10: The e-Sheeple have spoken - and they're not sheep!

Believe it or not, there's a place in the Sheeple's Republic of Aotearoa where the only pro-freedom political party, Libertarianz, is the most popular, with 69% support. Labour & the Alliance languish at 3% & 1% respectively. Libertarianz leader, ...

11: Radical Option Abandons Closest Allies

The next two months could see the most radical restructuring of our defence force since the end of World War Two, National Defence spokesperson Dr Wayne Mapp said today.

12: Bad US Beef Ends Up In Siberia

Russia is claiming today that two tonnes of beef with signs of BSE mad cow disease has found its way to Magadan, East Siberia, by way of France and the United States. John Howard reports.

13: Bunkle, Hobbs Could Face Police Investigation

Shadow Leader of the House Roger Sowry says the accommodation allowance scam involving Cabinet Ministers Phillida Bunkle and Marian Hobbs might yet see them end up facing a Police investigation.

14: Trade Union Federation Leader injured in Davos

Maxine Gay, President of the New Zealand Trade Union Federation has her arm in plaster after breaking her wrist during the anti-World Economic Forum activities in Davos Switzerland. She and other anti-WEF activists were forced by police to take a treacherous ...

15: Scoop Images: BT Challenge Meets The Hikitia

Isle Of Man is lifted by the Hikitia Isle Of Man Mid Air Flying Olympic with the Hikitia crane The BT Challenge yachts on land

16: MPs’ Own “Bonuses” Must Stop!

Christian Heritage spokesperson Rosemarie Thomas has called on the government to have the courage to completely stop the travel perks paid to former Members of Parliament and their spouses.

17: Contract for army vehicles signed

Prime Minister Helen Clark today signed the contract for the New Zealand Army's biggest equipment purchase – 105 new light armoured vehicles.

18: Decision To Compensate Can’t Be End Of The Story

The decision of the Government today to compensate Jan and Murray Willis to the tune of $550,000 surely cannot be the end of the story, says the Rt Hon Winston Peters, Leader of New Zealand First.

19: National Radio Midday Report

Indian Earthquake – Party Drug – Bluff Picket – Trade Deficit – Aus Air Crashes – Middle East Situation – MAF Mediation – GM Commission – WEF Meeting – AIDS Research Funding – Petrol Spill – Search Hampered – Van Heist – Auckland Anniversary Regatta

20: TV3 News

Eruption – Auckland Copter Crash – Willis Payout – Kirsty Bentley – Auckland Murder – Body Found – Margaret Baxter – Child Murder Accused Named – Too Much Coke – PM’S Waitangi Plans – GG Out – Nobodies High

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