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

1: Sludge Report #51 – Whose Treason?

In this edition: Whose Treason? – Shooting The Messenger

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00146.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 27 February

Today's questions of the day concerned: Australian Welfare Agreement – Wellington Hospital Cleaners Strike – Kiwi Bank – DPB And Liable Parent Contributions – Australian Residency – Jury Reforms – NZ Post Vs Prebble – Regional Economic Development – Separate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00141.htm


3: Eco-Economy: The Student Loans Scam

Researchers for this story have been constantly frustrated at the mixture of deviousness and / or ignorance of people you would expect to know the answers to basic and relevant questions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00147.htm


4: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 28 February

1. MARK PECK to the Minister of Finance: What recent reports has he received on the state of the economy?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00440.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 28 February

Today's questions of the day concerned: The Economy – NZ Post Vs Prebble – Future Of Rail Transport – Foot and Mouth Disease – Innovation In Environmental Protection – NZ Post’s “Natural Market” – Hosting Disarmament Conference – Rural Access To Medical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00150.htm


6: SHARP ETIQUETTE: 27 Remarks For Your Workmates

Twenty-seven sharp things you wish you could say at work, but which, for the sake of discretion and harmonious relations with your colleagues , you probably won’t….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00145.htm


7: Scoop Images: Wairarapa Stone Circle

Wairarapa farmer Gavin McLachlan opened his neolithic-style stone circle to the public on Sunday, to raise funds for the Wairarapa museum and art gallery.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00144.htm


9: 'Keeping Leash On Student loans' Staggers Greens

Green Party Education Spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street MP today said he was staggered to see the Alliance claiming that keeping the interest rate on student loans at seven per cent was good news for students.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00436.htm


10: Iraq: the great UK cover-up

On the eve of an election campaign, the Blair government is attempting,with mounting desperation, to suppress a scandal potentially greater than the arms-to-Iraq cover-up. This is the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people, perhaps many more, caused ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0102/S00171.htm


11: Scoop Images: Cuba St. Carnival (2)

More images from Saturday's Cuba Street Carnival parade in Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0102/S00057.htm


12: Scoop Feedback: The Student Loans Scam

I agree entirely with this article. I started my law studies at Otago University in 1990. A friend and I have tried to track down fellow students from the early 1990s (namely from our University Hostel). Information appears that we are the only ones ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0102/S00148.htm


13: FEC Inquiry Into BPS - Transcript

FEC Select Committee Transcript - Witnesses - - Hon. Dr Michael Cullen, Minister of Finance - Alan Bollard, Secretary to the Treasury - Iain Rennie, Deputy Secretary - Geoff Dangerfield, Deputy Secretary

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00439.htm


14: Grounding Skyhawks only the beginning

"The Government is starving the New Zealand Air Force into the ground. It should be honest with this force's men and women and tell them that they are going to scrap the Skyhawks, rather than starve them into submission," National's Defence spokesman ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00426.htm


15: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 27 February 2

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Prime Minister: When she described the new social security agreement with Australia as a "win-win" deal, was she including the advice from official sources that it will "vastly increase the cost of welfare ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00416.htm


16: NZBT Launches Battle For Business

New weekly publication - New Zealand Business Times (NZBT) - is confident it will give the business market a significant boost with an innovative mix of local and international news when it launches this Friday 2nd March.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0102/S00189.htm


17: Alliance keeps student loans on a leash

Alliance Education Spokesperson Liz Gordon says that the recent announcement that the student loan interest rate will remain at 7% is good news for students and further proof of the positive role that the Alliance is playing in government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00434.htm


18: National Radio Midday Report

Foot And Mouth – Fletcher Challenge – GM Commission – Fire Danger – Production Costs – Monetary Policy Review – Domestic Violence – Fiji human Rights – Gaming Review – Shoplifting Prosecution – Air Accident Investigations – Kosovo Buffer Zone – Ebola ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0102/S00128.htm


19: Roger Award - Worst Transnational Corp. Finalists

Nominations closed at the end of last year for the fourth annual Roger Award for the worst transnational corporation operating in New Zealand in 2000, organised by GATT Watchdog and the Campaign Against Foreign Control of Aotearoa (CAFCA).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0102/S00094.htm


20: Student Loan Interest Rate To Remain Unchanged

The headline interest rate for the student loan scheme is to remain at 7% following the Government's decision to adopt a new rate setting formula, Associate Education Minister (Tertiary) Steve Maharey announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00438.htm

21: Shipley Sees Red For Heart Day

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley is encouraging New Zealanders to go into the red, for the sake of a good cause.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0102/S00442.htm

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