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Yesterday’s top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

1: NOT SHARP: How Not To Wash An Airplane

You are the chief airplane washer at the company hangar and you are not having a sharp day...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00013.htm


2: Scoop Images: Phillida Bunkle

Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle today finds out whether she will regain her ministerial portfolios, after an inconclusive report by the Registrar of Electors into the validity of her enrolment in Wellington Central left it to The Prime Minister and her deputy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00014.htm


3: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 3 April 2001

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Prime Minister: What reasons does she have for not supporting the call by two former Secretaries of Defence and four former chiefs of the defence forces to publish drafts of the Government's defence reviews so they ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00029.htm


4: Red Ink Across The Board – Stock Turmoil Goes On

While stock market woes have not been making headlines this morning in New Zealand - perhaps because they have become all too typical - the red ink has been flowing freely again in New York overnight at the beginning of the trading week. At the close ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00015.htm


5: Decision on Phillida Bunkle

MP Phillida Bunkle will not be reappointed to a position in the Executive of the Government, Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00028.htm


6: New Zealander’s find their Soapbox

David Buckingham and Patrick Quinn-Graham last month launched Soapbox.co.nz, a new website set-up as a content exchange for the opinion columns of New Zealanders.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00001.htm


7: Scoop Images: Mt Ruapehu

The Ski Season You've Been Waiting For

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00002.htm


8: Partisan Attack By Retired Defence Chiefs

Prime Minister Helen Clark today described the statements of retired defence personnel which speculate on forthcoming government defence decisions as 'out of place and out of time'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00025.htm


9: Russell Crowe Gets Current Defence Policy Right

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Oscar winning actor Russell Crowe has provided the clearest statement yet of New Zealand's defence policy under the present Labour/Alliance government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00032.htm


10: SHARP LANGUAGE: Employee Performance Evaluations

The following extremely sharp quotations were allegedly taken form actual employee performance evaluations…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00002.htm


11: Scoop Feature: Decriminalising Prostitution In NZ

A bill decriminalising prostitution is advancing in New Zealand's Parliament with issues of morality and public safety to the forefront. Supporters say the legislation contributes to the greater good by empowering sex workers and reducing health threats. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00011.htm


12: Supercomputer Weather: When The Rain Comes

Light rain is now falling in Wellington as a low pressure system moves onto the country bringing much needed rains throughout the North Island.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00006.htm


13: Finally, A Glimmer Of Commonsense!

The decision to leave Phillida Bunkle on the backbench of the Alliance has been supported by Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley, who describes it as 'the only sensible decision Helen Clark could make over this issue'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00036.htm


14: Registrar Cop-Out Leaves Bunkle Decision To PM

Prime Minister Helen Clark has called the Registrar of Electors’ report, which failed to reach a conclusion on whether or not Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle’s enrollment in Wellington Central was valid or not, a cop out. “It seems curious to say that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00009.htm


15: Why Isn’t Hobbs Down The Road Too?

ACT Leader Richard Prebble wants to know why newly-reinstated minister Marian Hobbs hasn’t been sent down the road with coalition colleague Phillida Bunkle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00037.htm


16: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 3 April

Today's questions of the day concerned: Defence Policy Criticism – Modern Apprenticeships – Waterfront Wars – Consumer Protection On The Net– NCEA Grading – Fishing Boat Servicing – Budget 2001 And Spending “Backfilling” – Single Sex Schools – Evan MacKenzie Vietnam ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00016.htm


17: US Court Decision Damns Genetic Diversity Of Crops

Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said a US court decision on the contamination of crops from neighbouring genetically engineered plants had massive implications for farmers in New Zealand as well as the genetic diversity of crops all around the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00035.htm


18: Cullen Tinkering With Tax

"Michael Cullen’s amendments to the Income Tax Act are but a minuscule step in the right direction", says Libertarianz Finance Spokesman, Tim Sturm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00003.htm


19: The Ski Season You've Been Waiting For

The snow gods are smiling on Mt Ruapehu - early snow falls indicate this year is shaping to be a great ski season.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00001.htm


20: National Radio Midday Report

Bunkle Out – Defence Debate – Kyoto Protocol – Dollar Falls – NCEA Protest – Army Mistreatment Investigated – US Spy Plane – Israeli Soldier Shot – Poisoning – Psychotic Killer – Fire Risk

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00010.htm

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