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The top 20 rating items on Scoop on Feb 5th and 6th were...

1: Scoop Images: Priceless

Scoop Subversive Art #1 George W. Bush Priceless, sent from Washington D.C.

2: Rosalea Barker: What does New Zealand mean?

I was asked that question last week by someone in a workplace literacy programme. It was asked in the context of introducing ourselves and talking about what our names mean. New Zealand, I said, doesn't mean anything. It's just the name given to some ...

3: HARD NEWS 02/2/01 - GBH: Gibberish By Hack

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHJILES ... so Jenny Shipley is the leader of the National Party and will remain so until the next election at least. Bill English, who, depending on your view, was either too young, too unexperienced, too unpopular or just plain too ...

4: SHARP ETIQUETTE: Avoiding Bad Language

We realise the critical importance of being able to accurately express your feelings when communicating with co-workers. Therefore, a list of "TRY SAYING" new phrases has been provided so that proper exchange of ideas and information can continue in ...

5: NOT SHARP LOOKS: Are You A Geek Or Not…

Looking sharp? You may think so perhaps. But what do others think?

6: Shipley confused and confusing

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that Opposition leader Jenny Shipley is utterly confused about the nature of the possible visit by the Minister of Maori Affairs and other ministers to Waitangi tomorrow.

7: Howard's End: Giving The Government Ears

Hundreds of thousands of working Australians are going without meals, do not take holidays, cannot afford their own home, buy second-hand clothes and struggle to pay bills, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. What about NZ? John Howard ...

8: Sovereignty: "Yes Please!"

"I welcome the call for 'sovereignty', directed at the Prime Minister by Maori activists," says Libertarianz Spokesman Russell Watkins. "Indeed sovereignty i.e.; self- government, is exactly what all individuals in a free society - and not ...

9: The Pan Am 103 Verdict

At long last there's going to be some kind of closure for the families. What's wrong with this picture? What's wrong is that the evidence against Megrahi is thin to the point of transparency.

10: Clark's Waitangi U-Turn Doesn't Stack Up

Helen Clark's sudden backdown over Ministers attending Waitangi Day commemorations at Waitangi is nothing short of disingenuous, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

12: Scoop Feedback: Howard's End On Globalisation

The article was valuable, although it missed some points. Firstly, there is no one definition of globalisation. The word as used by those opposing it is more correctly known as economic globalisation or corporate globalisation - that is an internationalisation ...

13: Mahuta No Statesman - Libz

“I will not be mourning the passing of one of this countries foremost advocates of racism,” says Tim Wikiriwhi, Libertarianz Spokesman for Deregulation of Maori Affairs. “Robert Mahuta,” he says, “is responsible for the theft of hundreds of millions of ...

14: Ethnic Community - the silent critics speak up

On the eve of Waitangi day the focus is on the Crown's decision not to attend celebrations at Waitangi. Instead, the Prime Minister will be sheltered by the ever-courteous ethnic community, National's Ethnic Affairs spokesperson Pansy Wong said today.

15: On The Death Of Sir David Beattie

Prime Minister Helen Clark today said she was saddened by the sudden death of former Governor General Sir David Beattie. She paid tribute to his long and distinguished service in many areas of New Zealand life.

16: Lindsay Perigo: Smoking Out Big Brother

The foot-soldiers of Big Brother have been out in force this week, demanding a new national baby register, a ban on the feel-good dietary supplement One4B, a taxpayer-funded youth radio network, legislation to make us exercise more, & the raising of the legal ...

17: Holden’s Coupe To Be Called Monaro

Holden has confirmed that its much-anticipated new sports coupe is to bear the famous Monaro nameplate. For introduction in late 2001, the stylish two-door Monaro is based on the same platform as today’s Holden Commodore.

18: Scoop Satire: Health Officials Crack Down On 1B4

In a shock move, health officials today banned 1B4 - the popular small format notebook.

19: Howard's End: We Are Not All The Same

The echo of protests from Seattle to Prague and now Davos over globalisation has prompted some Scoop readers to ask in their recent emails; what is the definition of globalisation, or is there one? John Howard tries to answer.

20: Jobs Machine Delivers

Jobs and new export earnings in a high-tech industry from a major Jobs Machine success…

21: On The Death Of Sir David Beattie

Prime Minister Helen Clark today said she was saddened by the sudden death of former Governor General Sir David Beattie. She paid tribute to his long and distinguished service in many areas of New Zealand life.

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