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Yesterday’s top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

1: 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


2: Upton Online: Tourism, Global Warming And PR

In this issue… Some reflections on New Zealand tourism (with all the benefit of distance), climate change (political rather than meteorological) and proportional representation with style – the French way…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00030.htm


3: 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


4: 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


5: 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


6: 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


7: 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

9: Human Wrongs Commissioner Named

Ella Henry's appointment to the position of Human Rights Commissioner leaves Libertarianz spokesman Andrew Bates bemused. "How can the government expect anyone to take them and their Commissariat seriously when they appoint an opponent of rights to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00012.htm


10: Supercomputer Weather: Easter Rain Over Washington

According to the NOAA supercomputer New Zealand will not be the only part of the world celebrating Easter in the rain this year. The above picture from the shows a large rain event – extending from Canada to Florida - centered approximately over ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00028.htm


11: Quake Swarm Hits Marlborough

A swarm of small earthquakes hit Marlborough this morning with the biggest one, a magnitude 5.0 jolt, felt in Wellington and Lower Hutt.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00013.htm


12: Rankin: Sound Democracy or Foolish Politics?

A few months ago, the burghers and businesses of Onehunga were asked, by way of a postal referendum, whether the local water should be fluoridated. Onehunga has its own prized spring water. It is the only suburb of Auckland to not have its water ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00029.htm


13: Lindsay Perigo: Portrait Of The Artist As A Con

- Lindsay Perigo's editorial can be heard at noon weekdays on his 'Politically Incorrect Show' on Radio Pacific

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00035.htm


14: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 5 April

Today's questions of the day concerned: Historic Places Trust Confidences – Community Social Services – Win Win Agreement’s With Oz – School Trustee Eligibility – Auckland Cancer Treatment – Phil Goff In D.C. – Gisborne Cancer Inquiry Report – Compliance ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00036.htm


15: Stop Singing God Defend NZ

TVNZ’s intention to axe Destiny Television as part of the infomercial, evangalical ‘clean up’ on TV One and Two “Is arrogant and ill-advised” said Pastor Brian Tamaki of Destiny Television.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00015.htm


16: Minister takes sick leave

He returned to full duties in late March but his recovery has not proceeded as well as hoped.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00077.htm


17: Supermarket Prices At The Service Station

The days will soon be gone of paying premium prices for doing your grocery shopping when you buy your petrol. But only if you fill up at Gull.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0104/S00037.htm


18: HOW SHARP? Is Your Brain Working?

Scoop Sharp Stories is going to ask you three questions. And you HAVE to answer them instantly. You can't take your time; you have to answer IMMEDIATELY... ok? Let's find out just how clever you really are... ready?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00033.htm


19: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 5 April 2001

1. Dr MURIEL NEWMAN to the Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage: Has the Historic Places Trust had its lawyers write to an ex-employee, threatening legal action if she breached confidentiality; if so, how does she reconcile this with her ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00090.htm


20: Tangata Whenua Outraged By Water Review Exclusion

Representatives of Auckland’s Iwi which will include Dover Samuels, Grant Hawke, Mike Smith, Graeme Theodore, Hare Tukariri and other Tangata Whenua representatives, are available to talk to the media at 11am Friday 6th of April at Dover Samuels electoral ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0104/S00012.htm


21: Sky Confirms Its Offer To Carry Tv1 And Tv2

In response to the announcement today by TVNZ to launch a digital broadcast service later this year, SKY's Director of Communications, Tony O'Brien said, "We can but reiterate our long standing offer to carry the State owned broadcaster's free-to-air ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00011.htm

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