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

1: Clark Changes Tack Over Paul Holmes’ Salary

“Helen Clark has displayed yet another example of her about-face behaviour with her comments over Paul Holmes' salary,” says ACT Spokesman for Broadcasting Penny Webster.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00153.htm


2: Statement From Paul Holmes

When I read in the NZ Herald "Holmes Loses in TVNZ Pay Cuts" I assumed that the Chairman had actually discussed my salary with the Herald and in so doing had breached the confidentiality of my contract.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0102/S00023.htm


3: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 14 February 2001

Today's questions of the day concerned: Student Loans – Tariana Turia’s Attendance At Waitangi – NCEA – People’s Bank – DNA Criminal Law Changes – Phillida Bunkle – Sustainable Farming – Hospital Waiting Lists – Apple Regulation – Vets Strike – Takeovers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00067.htm


4: Prebble hands it out – but can't take it

Alliance leader and Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is shocked at the Act Party's refusal to allow Customs Minister Phillida Bunkle to make a personal explanation in Parliament tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00173.htm


5: Hobbs talking esoteric nonsense on role of TV

Marian Hobbs must stop treating television like a social engineering tool, National's Broadcasting spokesperson Katherine Rich said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00178.htm


6: NOT SHARP: "Scoop" = "Seborrhoeic Keratosis"

Web search engines are often not particularly sharp. However the default setting on the Xtra home page search dialogue box – "search Xtra" the first port of call for many New Zealand based web surfers is probably due an award or two…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00064.htm


7: Judicial enquiry urgently needed in Wellington

ACT Party leader Richard Prebble has called for an independent judicial enquiry into whether false electoral enrolments have played a part in the row surrounding claims for accommodation expenses made by Alliance cabinet minister Phillida Bunkle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00175.htm


8: Scoop Images: Labour MPs In The House

Parliament resumes today at 2pm. In honour of the occasion Scoop presents the following images of five Labour MPs in action in the house. Photographs by Mark Graham .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00060.htm


9: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 14 February

1. IAN EWEN-STREET to the Associate Minister of Education (Tertiary Education): What consideration has he given to the suggestion of the Deputy Prime Minister that the student loan debt of science and engineering graduates be wiped if they agree ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00189.htm


10: Statement From TVNZ Chairman, Dr Ross Armstrong

"I accept Mr Holmes' apology and regret the misunderstanding. No further comment will be made on the matter."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0102/S00024.htm


11: Prime Minister's Statement to Parliament

Almost fourteen months ago the direction and programme of the new Labour-Alliance Government was set out in the Speech from the Throne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00157.htm


12: SHARP COMPUTING: Improvements On That Paperclip!

The images following show a few improvements in sharpness of that annoying Microsoft Word paperclip.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00068.htm


13: Chadwick position on Lakes ownership explosive

The admission by Labour MP Steve Chadwick that Rotorua's lakes should be owned by Maori is the clearest expression yet that the Labour-Alliance Government is prepared to divide New Zealand on racial grounds, National MP Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00179.htm


14: Deal Shows Worsening Trans-Tasman Relations

National's Foreign Affairs spokesman Max Bradford says a trans-Tasman deal which will be signed later this month limiting the welfare rights of New Zealanders in Australia is further proof of a widening gap in the relationship between the two ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00188.htm


15: National Radio Midday Report

Vet Strike – ERO Review – Sewer Pipe Compo – People’s Bank – Shooting – Blaikie Murder Accused – El Salvador Aftershock – Dioxin Test – CPI – GM Directive – Sub/Trawler Crash – Arms Smuggling – Mobile Nurses – Kournikova Slows

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0102/S00064.htm


16: David Miller: The Case Of Napster

Another judgement day looms for online music swap site Napster this week. The website which allows its users to swap music files and download them for free is facing another legal challenge in the US courts, although this time the site may be shut down permanently ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00059.htm


17: Strike Doing Irreparable Harm

The strike by State vets is already doing irreparable harm to our vulnerable chilled meat markets and is set to do even more, ACT Rural Affairs Spokesman Owen Jennings said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00185.htm


18: Scoop: Just Politics

Vet Strike Threatens Meat Earnings - Australian PM To Visit New Zealand - Anti MMP Campaigner Fighting Lost Cause - Kaumatua Bill Solomon’s Death Sad Day For Maoridom - New Chief Exec For Maori Affairs Ministry - Shipping Shiny Red Engines Across The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00066.htm


19: Food Ministry U-Turn Would Be Welcomed

The Labour-Alliance Government has been severely embarrassed by its pre-election promise to create a new Ministry of Food, National's International Trade Spokesperson John Luxton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00187.htm


20: PM's economic goal demands 6 per cent growth

ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide said in Parliament today it was great news that the Prime Minister had set the country a clear economic goal. The bad news is that she has not set out a policy path to achieve it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00174.htm

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