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Yesterday's top 29 rating items on Scoop were...

1: The Words Big Brother Longs To Hear...

This list of alleged Echelon 'filter' words has been circulating on the Internet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00019.htm


2: The Truth From Nepal - All Hell Is Breaking Loose

Today is a dark day in the history of the world and about to become darker.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00015.htm


3: Sludge Report #81 – How To Save Air New Zealand

There is one way for the Government to be sure that New Zealand retains a national airline. And it does not involve relying on the goodwill of a group of nameless businessmen who would prefer to remain hiding in the shadows

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00027.htm


4: Reassessment Options For NCEA

Schools will be able to offer students one reassessment opportunity for each internally assessed achievement standard under the National Certificate of Educational Achievement.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00038.htm


5: Eco-Economy: The Green Party Vs Michael Cullen

A new line has been drawn in New Zealand politics, and it is no surprise that the issue that has brought everything bubbling up to the surface is the Labour government's Super Fund proposal.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00028.htm


6: Journalists Revolt Against Right Wing Press Barons

A revolt over pay and union organisation has seen industrial action and strikes hit production of New Zealands major newspapers, including Wellington's Dominion, Christchurch's Press and the right wing bosses newspaper, the New Zealand Herald. The action comes ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00025.htm


7: Nominations For Roger Award 2001

Below is the Nomination Form for this year's Roger Award. But first, a reminder ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00011.htm


8: Guest Opinion: Anti-Smoking Hysteria

Enough is enough. When are you all going to stand up to the government and reclaim your property rights? Why do you, in effect, let the government run your business? Worse still, just think of all the imposed compliance costs, red tape, unpaid tax ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00020.htm


9: Sludge Report #80 – Super Crisis!!!

In This Edition: Super Crisis!!! - Sludge Meets Industry Captains - So Many Ears To Bend, So Little Time

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00021.htm


10: Big News – The Columbine Travelling Road Show

Well, much has been made of the trip of eight school students affected by the world’s worst school shooting at the Columbine High School cafeteria on 20 April 1999. The graduates have just concluded a ten-day trip to NZ aiming to speak with Kiwi students ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00029.htm


11: National Radio Midday Report

Super Crisis – Montana Shares – Asbestos Report – Mental Patient – Timor Refugees – Middle East – Cannabis Law – 4-Wheelers – Dementia Care – British Election – Handicapped Murderer – Copter Crash – Campbell Island

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0106/S00017.htm


12: Adult “Sexpo” Anti-Family

An unashamedly erotic ‘Sexpo’ opening in Auckland this weekend is likely to increase the already appalling level of sexual abuse in this country. The first of its kind in New Zealand, the R18 ‘Sexpo’ is attempting to change the sex ‘industry’ image ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0008/S00035.htm

14: Terrorist Speight hires Indian American lawyer

The terrorist George Speight and his brother Jim Speight have hired an American lawyer of ethnic Indian origin to defend them in the treason charge against them.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00013.htm


15: HARD NEWS 01/06/01 - All About Me

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... my story will shock and horrify New Zealand. When I get my day in court the public will finally hear the terrible truth about the cruel things that have been said about me and done to me by people who can't handle the way I ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00005.htm


16: The New Zealand Queen's Birthday Honours 2001

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the New Zealand celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to approve the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00037.htm


17: Scoop Images: Palestine Israel Rally for Peace

(Compiled by Chloe and Geraldene from Indymedia New Zealand list – http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IndyMediaNZ )

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00013.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: NZ Sovereignty On Food Standards Lost To Aussies

GE Free NZ support Annette King's formal complaint to Australian government after the removal of New Zealander's sovereign right to influence food standard legislation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00016.htm


20: Maharey Outlines Welfare Reform Principles

Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey outlined the six key components of the Government's welfare reform programme during a presentation to the influential Sydney Institute this evening.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00054.htm


21: National cries foul over super fund bill

"We moved to prevent the Government shutting down debate and reporting the Bill back to Parliament. That move was blocked. It now looks as if the chat with Winston Peters will be done behind closed doors with no public scrutiny," National's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00061.htm


22: 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


23: Silly Games Over Super

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that he was disappointed over the continued politicking by politicians of all parties over the superannuation issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00063.htm


24: Peters Hopeful Of Superannuation Agreement

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that New Zealand First wants to resume superannuation discussions with Labour as soon as possible so that New Zealanders can at long last have some certainty on this issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00055.htm


25: Scoop Images: Lightning Strike On Wellington CBD

The following picture was forwarded to Scoop by a reader with the caption. ”Ya can't beat wellington on a good day...!”. You sure can’t!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00003.htm


26: Time To Get Real On Cannabis Issue

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne says it is time to get real on the cannabis issue, and replace all the emotionalism surrounding it with plain common-sense.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00065.htm


27: National Radio 8am Bulletin

Air New Zealand – Montana Wines – Asbestos – Israel – UK Elections – Patient Privacy - Criminal Profiling – Dirty Diesel

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0106/S00014.htm


28: Fitzsimmons: Greening Government - The Scorecard

We have just passed the mid-point of this parliamentary term, and it's close to mid-winter. Both are appropriate times for reflection - looking back and looking forward, both on a government with a new agenda after years of right wing ideology, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00036.htm


29: 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


30: Greens back NZ ownership of Air NZ

The Green Party today said the Government should be strong in its support for a return of Brierley's Air NZ stake to New Zealand hands.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00068.htm

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