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

1: Sludge Report #53 - Waiting For The Trigger Point

Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon now has his Cabinet in place, and the real aftermath of the disastrous election result of February 6th is now upon us. It is hard to be anything other than extremely pessimistic about what the future holds.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00073.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 14 March

Today's questions of the day concerned: PM’s Husband’s Friends (Dr Lexchin) – Banking Satisfaction – Cabinet/Government Standards – Christine Rankin’s Performance – More Dr Lexchin - School Staffing - Rankin Vs Bradford - Marine Mining – Auckland Rail ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00094.htm


3: Scoop Images: Yachts Emerge From Ugly Duckling

GOTHENBURG, March 9 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ -- A giant Russian cargo plane, dubbed 'the ugly duckling of the skies', early today successfully delivered two sleek, but hardly slim-line Volvo Ocean Race yachts weighing a total 27,000 kilos after a unique 22-hour ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00090.htm


4: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 14 March

1. Hon PETER DUNNE to the Prime Minister: Does she stand by answers to parliamentary questions in relation to the appointment of Dr Joel Lexchin as an independent reviewer of Pharmac's policies that she "played no part in this decision" and that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00215.htm


5: Christine Rankin Threatens To Sue Sue

Department of Work and Income CEO Christine Rankin is threatening to sue Green MP Sue Bradford for defamation over comments made in a Sunday Star Times newspaper article.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00088.htm


6: SHARP COMPUTING: Husband 1.0

Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed that the new program began making unexpected changes to the accounting modules, limiting access to flower and jewellery applications that had previously operated flawlessly under Boyfriend ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00091.htm


7: RBNZ MPS: Overview and policy assessment

After a considerable period during which the Official Cash Rate has remained stable at 6.5 per cent, the Reserve Bank has decided to reduce it to 6.25 per cent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00086.htm


8: Wedding date put back at least two more days

National and Act tonight delayed the 'marriage' of thousands of de facto couples by at least two more days when they thwarted the Government's plan to pass the Property Relationships Bill tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00207.htm


9: RBNZ reduces OCR to 6.25 per cent

The Reserve Bank today announced that it was reducing the Official Cash Rate (OCR) from 6.5 per cent to 6.25 per cent, as inflation pressures in the medium term now seem more likely to ease than build.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00085.htm


10: New Zealand Officer Killed In Kuwait

New Zealand Army officer acting Major John McNutt was killed in Kuwait this morning (5:55am NZT) during a training exercise.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0103/S00076.htm


11: Howard's End: Complacency Will See Dire Results

Australia, Japan, and the United States, some of our biggest customers, are facing recession so Reserve Bank Governor Don Brash, has lowered the Official Cash Rate by 0.25 percent mainly because of easing inflation pressures. John Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00093.htm


12: Supercomputer Weather: When The Rain Comes

The above image from the NOAA weather supercomputer shows a forecast for a few drops of rain to falling on parched central areas of the country tomorrow (Wednesday) evening. Rain is shown in the picture in the coloured lines with each line representing 1mm ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00089.htm


13: NEWSFLASH: Prepare To Be Married

Following question time today Parliament moved on to the committee stages of the Property Relations Bill. It is the government intention to proceed to move the bill through its final stages this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00085.htm


14: David Miller: Can NZ Afford Non-Combat Forces?

The announcement last week that the government does not intend to modernise New Zealand’s airborne anti- submarine capability is another blow to the defence forces of this country and adds to the growing uncertainty about the future role and combat effectiveness ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00077.htm


15: Howard's End: West Coast Whopper Combo

Making ends meet is not getting any easier with the annual increase in food prices, the highest since July 1990, showing an almost six percent increase on last year. Here is our family recipe for a double-double hamburger which kid's seem to love ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00084.htm


16: Maharey Needs to Hold Rankin Accountable

ACT Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman said Social Services Minister Steve Maharey should give an immediate indication of the action he intends to take against Department of Work and Income Chief Executive Christine Rankin following Ms Rankin’s ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00206.htm


17: Maharey comment on Rankin letter to Bradford

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey said this afternoon he was disappointed he had not been briefed by Work and Income Chief Executive Christine Rankin in relation to potential defamation proceedings in her personal and private ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00198.htm


18: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 13th March

Economic Performance - Biosecurity Fines – Foot and Mouth Concerns – PM Husband's Friendship With Pharmac Reviewer – Biosecurity Measures – People’s Bank Popularity – Brian Neeson's Missing Prisoner – Brain Drain – Christine Rankin Suing Sue Bradford

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00083.htm


19: Govt Black Belt In Hypocrisy Over Rankin

National MP Murray McCully has accused the Government of "earning a black belt in hypocrisy", over criticism of WINZ chief executive Christine Rankin for threatening legal action against Green MP Sue Bradford.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00217.htm


20: Wake Up And Join The EUB Party, Sue!

The Alliance's education spokesperson, Liz Gordon, has today responded to what she calls "scathing attacks by my friend and political ally, Sue Bradford".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00221.htm

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