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Yesterday’s top 28 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Lindsay Perigo: What Did Anzacs Fight For?

I didn't attend any Anzac Day ceremonies yesterday. Listening to clergymen & politicians prattling on about the very freedom they have destroyed is more than I can stomach.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00133.htm


2: Upton-On-Line - Diaspora Edition

In this issue: We consider the completely different way in which political drama is played out in France, the way in which bi-lateral relations are nurtured by countries with a serious approach to foreign relations, and agriculture as culture – the ingenious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00134.htm


3: Stateside With Rosalea: Cartoon Network

Holy Batballs, Wonder Boy! Doesn't that VQ1 squadron have a lightning bolt and a bat on its insignia along with the words "World Watchers"? And doesn't it surveill not only China but the West Coast of America and the Arabian Gulf? Has the Batmobile ...


http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00113.htm


6: Big News: Catholic Priests, Condoms & Gay Sex

A recent US survey of 3000 American priests conducted by the Kansas City Star revealed that 15 percent of them were gay, implying they were not celibate, and priests were dying of AIDS at a much higher rate than the average US population

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00135.htm


7: E- Vision - Digital Interactive Breakfast Series

Hon Paul Swain Speech 7:15 am E- Vision -The Digital Interactive Breakfast Series, (e)-Vision House, 2 Blair Street, Wellington

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00367.htm


8: Majority Of New Zealanders 'Non-Citizens'

New Zealanders who are non-Maori, non-Pacific Islander or non-ethnic are being treated as non-citizens by the Government in its public consultation over the Gaming Review, National MP Murray McCully said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00399.htm


9: Robson In Land Of Noddy

Disarmament Minister Matt Robson is living in the land of Noddy if he believes sweet-talking other nations instead of committing to defence will be enough to keep New Zealand secure, National's Defence spokesman Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00390.htm


10: Keith Rankin: Another Measly Parental Benefit

It appears that something called "paid parental leave" will be implemented by this government. I infer from Radio New Zealand reports that the new proposal will be, as National's 1999 parental tax credit was, the equivalent of a social welfare ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00132.htm


11: Shipley Needs To Get Bradford Under Control

Disarmament Minister Matt Robson is asking the Opposition leader Jenny Shipley to reign in her defence spokesperson, after Mr Bradford today appeared to denounce international diplomacy and conciliation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00402.htm


12: Quiet Revolution Underway In NZ Politics

A quiet revolution is underway in New Zealand politics, according to United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00387.htm


13: Scoop Images: Goff At Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier

Here are shots of Foreign Minister Phil Goff at a wreath-laying ceremony in Moscow at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Monday (Moscow time). The ceremony was to commemorate New Zealanders and Russians who took part in and died in the Northern Convoys in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00393.htm


14: Scoop Archive: Libz Taunt May Day Misanthropists

"The anti-capitalist and anti-reason rally planned for May Day is a futile gesture by the latest apologists for anti-human communism," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/6e/bf/200104231631.6e538721.html


15: TVNZ exit raises questions of Minister and Chair

Both Broadcasting Minister Marian Hobbs and TVNZ chair Ross Armstrong have some explaining to do after the resignation of TVNZ Head of News and Current Affairs Paul Cutler, says National MP Murray McCully.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00386.htm


16: Students’ Association Offers ACT Olive Branch

In light of the ACT Party financing schemes made public by the Sunday Star Times, the Otago University Students’ Association (OUSA) is considering offering the ACT Party ONE MILLION DOLLARS in the hope that their tertiary education policy will improve.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00081.htm


17: "I’m Union" May Day Rally

An "I'm Union" campaign will be launched at a Wellington Unions May Day rally in Cuba Mall at lunchtime on May Day, Tuesday May 1st

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00084.htm


18: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00122.htm


19: National Radio Midday Report

Auckland Traffic Delays - Transmission Gully - E-Government - US/China Tension – Vietnam Blunder – Napier Murder - Dash-8 – Home Detention Escape – Gulf Rescue – Organic Certification – Super Fund – Middle East Deaths – Body Found – Donations ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00096.htm


20: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


21: David Miller: Why I Won't Be Marching On May Day

In the course of my business and research I travel to Wellington frequently throughout the year. When in the capital, I make a point to visit the House of Representatives, the numerous art galleries and museums, the cafes and bars and enjoy the cities nightlife. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00126.htm


22: Scoop Images: Christchurch Mayday Poster

For more information see... http://mayday2001.org/wellington

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00082.htm


23: Which racial road? The high road, or the low?

Speech by Libertarianz spokesman to deregulate Maori Affairs, Tim Wikiriwhi, to launch the campaign of Libertarianz Whangarei candidate, Helen Hughes. Delivered at 'Forum North' on Saturday 21 April.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00075.htm


24: Howard's End: Japan’s Maverick New PM

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has issued a report Tuesday warning that the U.S. and Japan are unlikely to come out of a recession anytime soon, but Japan is about to get a radical free marketeer as its new Prime Minister ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00137.htm


25: Govt's Card Decision In Breach Of Human Rights Act

National says the Government is breaching the Human Rights Act by discriminating against people who are employed in its decision to increase the income threshold on the Community Services Card for beneficiaries, but refusing to do so for workers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00394.htm


26: Scoop Images: May Day Street Party Poster

For more information see... http://mayday2001.org/wellington/

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00079.htm


27: Correctives: Exploding Cow Problem Spreads!!!

"The foot in mouth crisis in Europe is spreading, and so is the exploding cow problem, which we first noted in Vonarlburg, Austria. There is now one recorded British case of a bovine detonation, which splattered a farmhand." Sister Hydroponica, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00086.htm


28: Mayday Activists respond to Libertarianz Party

Wellington Mayday Activists respond to Libertarianz Party

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00074.htm


29: Fans' Final Chance For Cheap And Unlimited Skiing

Boarders and skiers have less that a week to take advantage of Mt Ruapehu's 2001 Season Pass deal.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00059.htm


30: Libz Taunt May Day Misanthropists

"The anti-capitalist and anti-reason rally planned for May Day is a futile gesture by the latest apologists for anti-human communism," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00072.htm

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