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

1: HARD NEWS 09/3/01 - Spooks, Shocks and Submarines

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... the emergency doctors gather anxiously around the patient. They charge the paddles, shout "Clear!" and send a few thousand volts coursing through the patient's torso. They can't get a heartbeat. But they keep trying. For a decade.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00063.htm


2: Scoop Images: Polly, Grant & Kids - Who Won?

ZMFM Morning Crew team Grant and Polly with kids at Friday's WestpacTrust Stadium clash between Wellington's Hurricanes and the Western Stormers. Who won? Read the faces.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00065.htm


3: SHARP RELIGION: Daily Moments of Zen

A few sharp and very Zen observations on aspects of life plus some feedback on the truth about that road sign.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00068.htm


4: Scoop BIG Image: Jonah Makes It Look Easy

Hurricane winger Jonah Lomu places the ball in his other corner in the second half of Friday night's loss to the Cape Town Stormers at WestpacTrust stadium. Photographs by Mark Graham - 52@clear.net.nz

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00064.htm


5: Howard's End: Cell Phone Towers Make You Unhappy

In a landmark decision the British Government Planning Inspectorate last week rejected an application for a cell phone mast in a residential area on health grounds. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00066.htm


6: Scoop Images: Nice One Christian

Christian Cullen, Hurricane Full Back, and passer of the ball EXTRAORDINAIRE!….. Exclusively on Scoop the pass that put Daryl Lilley in the clear and led Hurricane’s to think for a moment that they were about to beat the Western Storm. Top shots from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00070.htm


7: SHARP ROADSIGN: Yeah Right!

Spotted in north Canterbury during autumn lambing. This sign was allegedly developed by the New Zealand Ministry of Transport in response to a spate of road accidents in country lanes involving veterinarians assisting during the lambing process.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00055.htm


8: Sludge Report #52 – The E-End To The Cold War

Urban legend? Perhaps. But then again it could also be Gospel truth. Certainly to Sludge it is a story that rings true enough, but then Sludge has been ruminating on it for a year or two.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00058.htm


9: Government responds to standards board report

Government Ministers will be signing statements of commitment to the state sector following acceptance of the first report of the State Sector Standards Board.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00154.htm


10: Welfare Policy Workshop Reportback

Delegates, it¡¦s great to see so many of you here supporting the party. A special thanks to all of those people who contributed to the development of welfare policy. I¡¦d like to take this opportunity to share some of our ideas with you.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00160.htm


11: Cullen Speech To Business Retreat

Dr Cullen's address to the Ernst & Young Business/Government Leaders Retreat, Tongariro Lodge, Turangi

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00163.htm


12: Media Flash - Mar. 12, 2001

* RUSSELL POLIWKA, Chairman of the Perth Real Estate Guide, says the Sunday Times has acted anti-competitively by launching its Readers Mart Real Estate - Eastern.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00067.htm


13: Broad Left Lobby At Important CTU Meeting

There will be a Broad Left lobby at a Council of Trade Unions special national meeting next Wednesday (March 14) in Rotorua.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00051.htm


14: Forced 'Charity' Failing

"Why is Alliance List MP Liz Gordon calling for an increase in benefits, but an end to foodbanks?" asks Libertarianz spokesman Lindsay Mitchell. "Why doesn't this woman - whose salary we are forced to pay - do her homework?"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00049.htm


15: Political Update Fri 9 Mar 2001

Labour advice begun The three groups set up to provide advice to the Minister of Labour - on transfer of business and contracting out, holidays legislation and EEO - have held initial meetings and begun consultation with employers. There has been ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00050.htm


16: Challenging Goals - Peter Shirtcliffe

You have invited to your conference someone who is indeed honoured to be here. Someone who is an unashamed, card-carrying optimist about New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00042.htm


17: State Services Commissioner Welcomes Report

The State Services Commissioner, Michael Wintringham, has welcomed the report of the State sector standards board. The Minister of State Services, Trevor Mallard, released the report today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00052.htm


18: 10th by 2010 --- Richard Prebble

This has been an historic conference for the ACT Party. Our co-founder and inspiration, Sir Roger Douglas, has stood down as President and passed on the torch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00159.htm


19: National Radio Midday Report

Scrapie Claim – Police Budget – Human Cloning – Aussie Flooding – Secondary Teachers Pay – Middle East – Paris Election – NZ Exports – Frequent Flyer Scheme – Queen Charlotte Track – Blue Bottles – Illegal Mods

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0103/S00052.htm


20: Don't Involve The Ratepayers In Your Personal Mess

Cr. Scott Dalziell today called on John Terris to desist from dragging the Council and the Ratepayers of Lower Hutt into the legal mire he has created for himself over his providing a testimonial in the Kapea criminal trial.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0103/S00038.htm


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