Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
The experience of Christine Rankin in having her job disestablished via an underhand political manoeuvre reminds me of another senior public servant - John Carruthers - who suffered a similar experience in 1878.
“New Zealand’s metabolic rate is just not where it should be - If we want to be in the top half of the OECD then we need to lift our game,” said Knowledge Wave Conference Project Committee representative Andrew Grant, at a press conference this afternoon ...
18 May 2001 DRAFT REPORT on the existence of a global system for the interception of private and commercial communications (ECHELON interception system)
When the cabbage leaves curl, expect rain, but when the Pohutukawa flowers early, expect a long hot summer.
Surgery Waiting Lists – Passive Smoking – Wahid Impeachment – Missing Tramper – Dash-8 – Littleton Picket Trial – Parental Leave – Te Arawa Offer – Dodgy Diesel – Oz Human Rights – French Corruption
A few years ago, on Father's day, as a joke, my daughter presented me with a full sized stuffed sheep(complete in EVERY detail.) This must rate as one of the weirdest Father's Day gifts ever.
National's State Services spokesman Roger Sowry has welcomed a judge's decision which means the Christine Rankin case will be considered by the Employment Court.
Prime Minister Helen Clark has admitted for the first time that she and Trevor Mallard instigated the plan to merge the Department of Work and Income and the Ministry of Social Policy – and get rid of Christine Rankin.
The rise of the sovereign corporation: dangers of a new Hong Kong free trade agreement By Bill Rosenberg
Address by Doug Marsh, President Business NZ 6.00 pm Wed 30 May 2001 Level 6 Microsoft House, Hunter Street, Wellington
The Government has turned Smokefree Day into Anti-Business and Anti-Enjoyment Day, ACT MP Penny Webster said.
PM At CNN Live, Via Satellite - Govt Monetary Policy Review Response - Is Jim Hickey Desperately Seeking Scoop? - Big News: Catholic Priest Caught In Moonie Mass Wedding - Bill Rosenberg: Hong Kong FTA Warnings - Business Confidence Declines, Still “Ebullient” ...
The following panorama image shows Te Upoko O te Ika O Maui (The mouth of the fish of Maui) or Poneke (short for Port Nicholson) as seen from the top of Johnston’s Hill at dawn this morning….
As Australia’s Chief Scientist, Dr Robin Batterham advises the Australian Government on the contributions of science, technology and innovation to national goals and assists in ensuring that public investment in science and technology supports national ...
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 ...
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NOTE: Authors of this report will be anonymous and wide ranging, and occasionally finely balanced. Indeed you are invited to contribute: The format is as a reporters notebook. It will be published as and when material is available. C.D. Sludge can ...
Green Party Security and Intelligence Spokesperson Keith Locke has called for MPs to be provided with encryption software to avoid their communications being intercepted by the American-run Echelon electronic interception system.
Finding practical new ways to make New Zealand a smarter, more successful country is the challenge of the Catching the Knowledge Wave conference, whose programme and line-up of keynote speakers were unveiled today by Prime Minister Helen Clark and ...
A series or advertisements promoting a referendum on MMP has appeared in major metropolitan newspapers today.
Today I want to question the cosy consensus about economic growth, which has built up between the Government and the business community. I also want to talk about the fiscal situation and the superfund proposed by the Government.
Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union advocate Tony Wilton said that the company was sticking to its position on the crucial issue of who could belong to the collective agreement, despite a significant move from the union.
Indonesia – Passive Smoking – Graham Parry – Qantas – Pilot Trial – Dirty Diesel – New DOC Forests – Kids TV Watching
Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.
"This Government is exploring ways to involve kiwis overseas in our economic development. The Prime Minister is leading a team of Ministers and officials working on the issues. As part of that process we are looking around the world for models ...
Speech Notes for the Defence Debate By Hon Max Bradford Opposition spokesperson on Defence and Foreign Affairs
United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says the Government's anti-smoking Supplementary Order Paper proposes measures that go far beyond what is acceptable in a democratic society.
In this edition: Impeachment In Indonesia - Indonesia's Consititional Flaws - It's Hard When You're Both Right
The fact that a teenager is aged 14 or over does not automatically entitle them to be able to legally babysit younger children, says Child, Youth and Family.
Associate Justice Minister Margaret Wilson has announced in-principle decisions by the government to establish a new Human Rights Commission and to address the issue of government compliance under the Human Rights Act.