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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Sludge Report #63 – More Steak Less Vacillation

It is time to put our dear Dr Don on a steak only diet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00092.htm


2: Questions For Oral Answer 16 May 2001

1. Hon MURRAY McCULLY to the Attorney-General: If it is correct that the confidentiality provisions of clause 7 in the settlement agreement between the Prime Minister and Mr John Yelash were included at the instigation of counsel for Mr Yelash, as she ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00333.htm


3: Motornet: Suburban Commando

Ford has weighed into the mini Sport's Utility Vehicle segment with the new Escape. But is it a case of more bark than bite with this aggressive looking newcomer?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00094.htm


4: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 16 May

Today's questions of the day concerned: Yelashgate – Budget – Yelashgate – Medicinal Marijuana - Resource Management Act – Rural Social Services – Health Funding/Hospital Deficits – Solomon Islands – Parental Leave – Intermediate Schools – Smoking In Bars ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00096.htm


5: New Zealand's Loss is Australia's $1b Gain

The Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) is set to save hundreds of millions of dollars by gaining New Zealand pilots as a result of the scrapping of New Zealand's Air Combat Force, ACT Defence Spokesman MP Owen Jennings said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00330.htm


6: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 15 May

Today's questions of the day concerned: Otahuhu Power Station – PM’s Defamation Settlement – Fiji Elections – Fiscal Responsibility – Modern Apprenticeships – DHB Budgets – Nuclear Guinea Pigs – Parental Leave – Construction Contracts – Gaming ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00088.htm


7: Breach Of Privilege – Hon Margaret Wilson

“Attorney-General Hon Margaret Wilson appears to have committed a breach of privilege when she claimed to parliament that it was Mr Yelich’s lawyer Peter Williams QC who first raised the proposal that the defamation settlement between Mr Yelich and the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00321.htm


8: Privileges Complaint

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley has today written to the Speaker over claims made by Attorney General Margaret Wilson about a secret payout to John Yelash after he was slandered by the Prime Minister.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00332.htm


9: Scoop Images: Wellywood Timewarp

Aro Street returned to the 1950s today, complete with shiny old gas-guzzlers, one gear bicycles, men in fedoras and women in summer frocks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00086.htm


10: Nimby – From Hearsay To Hard Facts

Research under way in Canterbury is finding out what it is like for people to live next door to facilities that many see as upsetting their lifestyle – such as cell-phone transmitters, prisons, sewerage plants and landfills, or a solid waste transfer station.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0105/S00046.htm


11: Govt's Double Standards Continue

National MP David Carter today dismissed the Government's proposed legislation to prohibit smoking in bars and restaurants as just another gross double standard.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00328.htm


12: Big News: The Pope On Tour

Well, the Papal visit to Greece, Syria and Malta has ended, and what a tumultuous trip it was for the 81 –year old pontiff. Although the majority of the mainstream media has hailed it as successful and worthy, which it was, there are a few things ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00093.htm


13: Scientists Name Five New Species Of Kowhai

It has mellow, yellow flowers which attract bevies of birds and insects, and most people know it simply as kowhai. But in a groundbreaking study, scientists from Landcare Research and the Department of Conservation have named five new species of the iconic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0105/S00047.htm


14: Common Sense Out The Window

ACT Internal Affairs Spokesman MP Penny Webster today slammed the Government's moves to ban smoking in bars, saying the move is anti-business, and totally lacks common sense.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00320.htm


15: LOTR: Yesterday I dreamt I was in Middle-earth...

I dreamt last night I was in Middle-earth. I visited Bilbo in Bag End and watched as hobbits celebrated his 111th birthday. I stood before the bar in the town of Bree. I saw riding Nazgul and Orcs in full armour.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00087.htm


16: “Harry Potter” Trailer Cinema Premiere

The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00006.htm


17: Closing eGovernment Rhetoric & Reality Gap

Governments Slowly Begin Closing Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality As They Push To Create eGovernment, According To Second Annual Global Accenture Study

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00010.htm


18: 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


19: National Radio Midday Report

Mortgage Rates – Family Court – Abandoned Baby – Middle East Violence – Missile Umbrella – Runaway Train – Bogus Triads – Boy’s Golf – Plane Sprays – Dash-8 – Air Points – Nelson Water – Costume Auction

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0105/S00074.htm


20: 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


21: Clothing Workers Victim Of Free Trade Policy

The axing of over 80 clothing workers' jobs in Christchurch and Porirua is a direct consequence of successive Governments' free trade policies, the Green Party said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00318.htm


22: New Logo Approved For Labour Party

The Electoral Commission today announced it had approved a new logo design for the New Zealand Labour Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00337.htm


23: Put Airforce Redundancies On Hold

New Zealand First spokesman for Defence, Ron Mark MP, is calling on the Labour Alliance government to put its plan to make Airforce personnel redundant, on hold by posting them as loan service personnel to the Australian, British, or US Airforces.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00331.htm


24: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. Yet another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing the other side of the millhouse pictured in an earlier shot, in the sun, before it was burned down. Hobbit houses can be seen across the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00068.htm


25: Scoop Feature: Out Of The Loop

The folding of Wellington magazine Loop this week is a 'travesty' says the chief executive of Saatchi and Saatchi Worldwide.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00057.htm


26: Animal Alert For Family Violence

A neighbour’s dog howling with pain could be more than just a sign of cruelty to the animal itself. It might also signify the presence of gross domestic violence and child abuse.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0105/S00042.htm


27: NoiZyland - indie NZ Music site relaunches

NoiZyland.com -- the indie NZ music site -- has had a makeover. A database back-end and full e-commerce capabilities have been added to the site, augmenting the existing mail-order system that has been used in the past (and which has seen NZ music distributed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0105/S00052.htm


28: More Advice On Dairy Merger Published

Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton today made public another report to inform the current debate on the proposal to merge New Zealand Dairy Group, Kiwi Co-operative Dairies, and the Dairy Board.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00323.htm


29: Sandra Lee’s Decision An Outrageous Abuse Of Power

“The Minister of Conservation’s instruction for Whitianga Waterways to recommence their consent approval process is outrageous and an appalling example of political manipulation to the point where it breaches the law,” says ACT Deputy Leader Ken ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00316.htm


30: Coca Cola Breaks Ranks, Others Run For Cover

One month after Greenpeace sent a letter on the Kyoto Protocol to the 100 largest companies in the United States, about 20 international headquarters and a number of national subsidiaries have responded. Only one of these responders supported the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0105/S00025.htm

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