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Yesterday’s top 28 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Tranz Rail Wins Roger Award

By now, you will have realised by elimination that the winner must be Tranz Rail, the first TNC to have the ignominy of winning this award twice. It was selected because it scored badly on so many criteria.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00018.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


5: Sludge Report #57 – Why Dubya Should Say Sorry

Imagine for a moment that China is not a country, but rather is just an ordinary suburban house somewhere.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00053.htm


6: Supercomputer Weather: Easter Holiday Cyclone!

The above image produced from the NOAA supercomputer medium range weather model today appears to confirm the Easter storm forecast published on Scoop last week (See… Supercomputer Weather: When The Rain Comes ).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00054.htm


7: Sack Harre For Role In Waterfront Dispute

ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble said today that Associate Labour Minister Laila Harre should be sacked for her role in the waterfront dispute.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00145.htm


8: Scoop Feedback: The President And Selfishness

The man with the murky smile, in the Oval office of the White House in Washington D.C. has shown his real colours.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00050.htm


9: Scoop Images: Jonah Lomu Running The Brumbies

Hurricanes wing Jonah Lomu during tonight's victory for the home side over the top of the table Brumbies at Wellington's WestpacTrust stadium. The Hurricane's won 34 points to 19. Photographs by Mark Graham

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00046.htm


10: Scoop Images: Jason Spice Weaves Some Magic

Hurricanes half back Jason Spice weaves, scores and is congratulated by the master himself during tonight's victory for the home side over the top of the table Brumbies at Wellington's WestpacTrust stadium. The Hurricane's won 34 points to 19. Photographs ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00047.htm


11: Ports Dispute Report Will Send Shiver Down Spine

Nelson MP Nick Smith today leaked the Government mediator's report into the protracted South Island port dispute saying it would cause widespread alarm amongst employers and exporters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00139.htm


12: BRUMBIES HORSE-WHIPPED BY HURRICANES

A CAPACITY crowd was stirred to a passionate standing ovation of roaring adulation by 40 minutes of pure rugby magic Friday night when the Hurricanes played fabulous football to fashion a 20 point halftime lead that was the foundation for an emphatic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00048.htm


13: Introduction to Defence Forum - Grant Tyrrell

Defence in New Zealand sits at a cross-roads and I would suggest that the current government, with little or no debate, is shunting us down the dark and narrow path of isolationism. Supported by ideologues such as Keith Locke - a man weaned on the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00020.htm


14: Nelson City GE Decision – Emotion Over Reason

The decision of Nelson City to go GE Free poses serious problems for citizens, which the City Council has obviously failed to think through, the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00019.htm


15: Stateside With Rosalea: Clumsy Rhino, Hidden Mynah

Ess Eff's patron saint of journos, Herb Caen, once wrote: "A true Californian is someone who knows that the hills are naturally a golden brown which is interrupted briefly in winter by the appearance of a greenish scum, which soon disappears, returning ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00049.htm


16: Young Nats Conference Highly Successful

Young Nationals have held a very successful annual conference in Wellington this weekend, with a high turnout and a good time had by all who attended.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00026.htm


17: Scoop Images: David Holwell Try PHOTO SEQUENCE

Hurricanes first five David Holwell pops one under the post during tonight's victory for the home side over the top of the table Brumbies at Wellington's WestpacTrust stadium. The Hurricane's won 34 points to 19. Photographs by Mark Graham

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00045.htm


18: National Radio Midday Report

Waterfront Dispute – Judges Superannuation – Woods Win – Community Funding – Sophie Sting – Highway – Palmerston Nth Council – Holyford Walk – Peru Election – Superpower Standoff – Paraglider – Farmer Found – Foot And Mouth – Women’s Soccer

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00035.htm


19: Dairy Decision Announced

National will support the formation of Global-Co, the industry-driven choice for a New Zealand owned global food company.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00138.htm


20: Media Flash - April 9, 2001

* FRED HILMER, CEO of John Fairfax Holdings, is paid more than $1 million annually to be the chief custodian of the public company's assets. This, of course, includes intellectual properties and trade secrets.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00051.htm


21: Subaru's WRX Tries On A Suit For Size

It's been years since Subaru launched the WRX and the latest all-new version has been eagerly anticipated. But all would agree, it is a very different car from its predecessor. The big question is - will the punters buy it?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00031.htm


22: Dairy Merger Must Be Scrutinised

Allowing the GlobalCo dairy merger proposal to avoid Commerce Commission scrutiny would be an abuse of Government power and could backfire on vulnerable farmers and the whole country, ACT MP and dairy farmer Penny Webster said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00143.htm


23: 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


24: NOT SHARP LANGUAGE: Technology for Country Folk

The following is a set of definitions, not the sharpest ever seen, of technology terms for Country folk….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00055.htm


25: NZ On Air Tokenism Is Patronising And Absurd

ACT Broadcasting Spokesman MP Penny Webster has slammed NZ On Air’s effort to pressure production companies to put more Maori into television roles.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00144.htm


26: We're The Only Game In Town, Says PM

Prime minister Helen Clark said National’s lack of direction or clear policies is behind their poor showing in recent polls.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00058.htm


27: Scoop Images: The Southern Lights

These stunning pictures of the Aurora Australis, or Southern Lights, were captured by Andrew Busst - bussty@ezynet.co.nz in the deep South last Saturday evening. Andrew has high-resolution images available.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00041.htm


28: 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


29: Senator Hillary Clinton on U.S.-China Air Accident

Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton (Democrat from New York) says she fully supports President Bush's efforts to obtain an immediate release of U.S. men and women who have been "wrongfully detained" in China.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0104/S00022.htm


30: Strong Kiwi Presence At Global Greens Gathering

All seven New Zealand Green Party MPs and a delegation of at least 50 supporters and members will be attending the first ever gathering of green parties from around the world at the Australian parliament in Canberra this week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00147.htm

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