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Yesterday’s top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Reshuffle - Marian Hobbs returns to Cabinet

Marian Hobbs returns to Cabinet: portfolio allocations for Marian Hobbs, Jim Sutton, Lianne Dalziel, Dover Samuels

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00449.htm


2: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 27 March

Today's questions of the day concerned: Northland And Rail Policy – Submarine Detections – Biosecurity – Submarines And Apologies – Economic Outlook - Foot and Mouth – DHB Budget Deficits - Teacher Vacancies – Dover Samuels – Marian Hobbs – Maori Option ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00184.htm


3: Sludge Report #56 – The Stink On Princes Wharf

The other day Sludge happened along the Auckland waterfront past a gigantic quayside structure which has become the source of an incredible amount of pain among Auckland sub-contractors, their employees and their families.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00166.htm


4: Russell Crowe Leather Skirt Academy Award Horror!!

"The Corrective Party was horrified, shocked, appalled, disgusted, spindled, folded and mutilated to see that Russell Crowe won the Academy Awards for best male actress this year!!!" raved Sister Raptophilia, Matrix Dominatrix of the Corrective ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00086.htm


5: NEWSFLASH: Russell Crowe Wins Best Actor Oscar

Kiwi Actor Russell Crowe has won the Best Actor Oscar at the Academy Awards ceremony held in Hollywood this afternoon. He won the coveted prize for his role as the gladiator Maximus in the block-buster movie of the same name.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00178.htm


6: Hobbs Back In A Job, Samuels Could Be Promoted

Wellington Central MP Marion Hobbs can take back all of her Ministerial portfolios if she wants them, Prime Minister Helen Clark said at her post-cabinet press conference this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00179.htm


7: SHARP ADVICE: Things I’ve Learned From My Children

The following compendium of sharp observations on life with children came from an anonymous mother in Austin, Texas:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00182.htm


8: David Miller: Welcome To The New Kind Of Tourism

The past month has been a rough one for United States–Russian relations. First of all a highly placed FBI agent was arrested on charges he was a spy for the Russians and this resulted in last weeks tit-for-tat expulsion of diplomats by both sides. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00180.htm


9: Crowe's outstanding achievement

Russell Crowe's achievement in winning the coveted Best Actor award at this year's Academy Awards was truly outstanding, Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Helen Clark said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00444.htm


10: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 27 March 2001

1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS to the Minister of Transport: What is the Government doing to ensure that the rail infrastructure is in place to carry the 28 million extra tonnes of logging expected out of Northland over the next 10 years?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00448.htm


11: Eco-Economy: Current Account Deficit a Fraud

Recent misrepresentation of the $1.9 billion December 2000 current account deficit in media and political statements is arguably fraudulent, and is definitely reprehensible.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00175.htm


12: Stateside with Rosalea: How Dare You Fail!

There is something admirable about the young man who was reportedly shot in the jaw and buttocks by a police officer at El Cajon near San Diego this week. It wasn't admirable that he'd driven up with a shotgun at lunchtime and was seemingly shooting ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00170.htm


13: Clark Regime's North Korean Cosiness "Monstrous"

"When Foreign Minister Phil Goff ranks friendship with North Korea--a bloodthirsty totalitarian dictatorship--above contributing to the collective defence of the region, I think some answers are in order," says Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00083.htm


14: Why Compromise Over Monteith's?

ACT ‘s Commerce Spokesman Stephen Franks called today for West Coasters not to compromise over DB’s plans to close its West Coast Brewery.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00476.htm


15: More Maori? More Apartheid!

"The push to get more people to sign up on the Maori electoral role is state instigated expansion of racial separatism," said Libertarianz Spokesman Tim Wikiriwhi today. "This is a drive," he says, "for New Zealanders to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00084.htm


16: Scoop Images: Hon. Bill English

The National Party Deputy Leader and member for Clutha-Southland builds up a thirst talking loud about finance, aided and abetted by his tie.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00183.htm


17: Press Council On Proposed Opinion Poll Legislation

PRESS RELEASE FROM THE CHAIRMAN SIR JOHN JEFFERIES ON BEHALF OF THE NEW ZEALAND PRESS COUNCIL

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00082.htm


18: Committee adopts 'Yes Minister' approach

Acting Commerce Minister Trevor Mallard's introduction of the Commerce Amendment Bill (No 2) into the House today confirms that the Government is turning the Commerce select committee process into a 'Yes Minister' plaything, National's Associate Commerce ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00462.htm


19: National Radio Midday Report

Cabinet Mini-Reshuffle - Trade Stats - Clarkson Murder - Fire Service Funding - Ill Mill - Albanian Rebels – Kenya School Fire – Sniper Kills Baby – Regional Defence – Baxter Murder – Mana Coast Guard – Seconds refund – Drought – Retarded Murderers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0103/S00126.htm


20: National rail strategy or 700 truck movements

Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said the need for an integrated national rail strategy was illustrated by the new Whangarei port which, unless it is connected to rail, will bring 700 truck movements per day through Northland's rural communities ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00442.htm

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