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Yesterday’s top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

1: 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


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: 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


5: Big News: You May Now Kiss.. Um, Um… Each Other

Marriage is now no longer just a union between one man and one woman – at least in the Netherlands anyway. Two do not necessarily become one in a country where marriage is a man-made civil right for some people instead of a God–ordained sacrament. Other ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00022.htm


6: Dame Silvia Cartwright At Her Swearing-in Ceremony

The Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright PCNZM, DBE Governor-General of New Zealand at her Swearing-in Ceremony Parliament House Wellington, 4 April 2001

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00059.htm


7: Helen’s ‘Jobs for the Girls’ Scheme Flourishes

In response to media requests for his reaction to the appointment of a female Governor-General, ACT Leader Richard Prebble noted that the new Chief Human Rights Commissioner is also a woman and in fact the Government hasn’t appointed any top job to a man.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00062.htm


8: Is It Now Time To Call This A Stockmarket Crash?

With a 10% fall on the NASDAQ in the first two days of trading this week it may well be reasonable now to call the latest round of market mayhem in New York a stock market crash.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00024.htm


9: Begging The Question: What future for Kiwis in Oz?

It’s now a month since New Zealanders ceased to be de facto Australians, free to attain the status of “permanent residents” simply by setting foot across the Tasman and doing time. In his debut Scoop column Jimmy Solen rings the changes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00197.htm


10: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday 4 April 2001

1. GRAHAM KELLY to the Minister of Labour: Has she received any reports about the opinion of employers on the success of the Employment Relations Act 2000?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00060.htm


11: Green Party leader gets it wrong again

The Co-leader of the Green Party, Jeanette Fitzsimons, should check her facts before she issues media statements about the outcome of a case involving a key green lobby witness to the Royal Commission, Canadian adventurer and farmer, Percy Schmeiser, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00005.htm


12: Fitzsimons Needs GE & Geography Lesson

Libertarianz leader and Coromandel candidate Peter Cresswell today accused Green Party leader Jeanette Fitzsimons of spreading "misinformation" about a recent North American court case involving genetically modified canola, and telling ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00006.htm


13: Labour Plans Easter Egg Hunt For Journalists

Finance Minister Michael Cullen could be looking for new press secretaries in a few weeks time, National's Finance spokesman Bill English said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00056.htm


14: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day - 4 April

Today's questions of the day concerned: Employers On The ERA – Derek Quigley And Defence – GE Seed Contamination – Veterans And Agent Orange – Community Employment Creation – Broadcasting Taxation – Public Sector Summit – Human Rights Commissioner ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00025.htm


15: 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


16: Scoop Images: Jeanette Fitzsimons

Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says a US court decision on the contamination of crops from neighbouring genetically engineered plants has 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/HL0104/S00021.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: "Closing The Gaps" - Richard Prebble Speech

Speech Launching ACT's new publication at New Zealand Portrait Gallery, Bowen House, Wellington, Tuesday, 3 April 2001, 5.30pm

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00049.htm


19: Human Rights Commissioner Appointments

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson, has announced the appointment of Rosslyn Noonan as the new Chief Human Rights Commissioner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00051.htm


20: Wilson’s Consultation A “Demonstrable Fiction”

“The Associate Minister of Justice’s claim to have consulted opposition parties on significant government appointments is totally false,” said the Rt Hon Winston Peters, MP for Tauranga and Leader of New Zealand First.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00052.htm

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