Scoop: Weekend Ratings
The weekend’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were…
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... ideas are a dangerous commodity. Quite how dangerous was demonstrated this week when a few laboratory ideas escaped into the wild and caused widespread civil panic.
Recently a young man posted the following on my SOLO (Sense of Life Objectivists) Forum:
Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley today expressed shock over reports that Police 'cannot afford' to recover two objects which they believe have a 'high probability' of being the bodies of murdered Blenheim teenagers Ben Smart and Olivia Hope.
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Amnesty International is concerned that the Japanese Government will carry out executions on or around 29 June 2001 when the parliament goes into recess, or before the Upper House elections scheduled for 29 July. The Japanese government has earlier carried ...
Green Party Agriculture Spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street MP today said globalisation was one of the main reasons why New Zealanders were facing up to a 22 per cent price hike for domestically produced dairy products.
Yet more images from Norman Mackay of the view from Ohau Village in the heart of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.
A panorama of winter solstice dawning over Wellington from the top of Johnston’s Hill.
Woolworths (NZ) Ltd has immediately and voluntarily withdrawn from sale in its Woolworths, Big Fresh and Price Chopper supermarkets all products mentioned in the British Food Standards Agency warnings.
Today's questions of the day concerned: Dirty Diesel – SOEs And Politics – Housing Tax – DHB CEO Salaries – Gender Bias In Crimes Act – Yelashgate – US WTO Lamb Dispute – Auckland Rail Corridor - Christine Rankin And Social Services Merger – Employment ...
11: Ben & Olivia
“If the Police think there is a high probability that Ben and Olivia’s bodies have been found they should be given enough money to bring them home. If it’s the $15,000 to $20,000 the families understand it will cost there should be no hesitation.
National's Corrections spokesperson Brian Neeson has accused Justice Minister Phil Goff of rank hypocrisy over the appointment of former Mongrel Mob frontman Harry Tam to a senior position in a Government Department.
DIRECTOR General of Health Karen Poutasi today warned the public to avoid consuming products containing soy sauce.
SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...
15: The Dominion
- TRUCK CRASHES: Two people are dead and an area of the coastline polluted with poison after two separate truck crashes yesterday.
Education Minister Trevor Mallard is launching one of the four Government-Business digital opportunities projects at Te Papa on Tuesday 26 June.
The Public Can Be Assured That All Lee Kum Kee Products Are Safe And Of Highest Quality
There has been a nervous tension in Wellington recently. It is election year for New Zealand's city Mayors. There has also been a recent emphasis on city safety issues due to eleven highly publicised rapes in the central city of Wellington over the ...
When we teach economics today, we still contrast the "classical" with the "Keynesian" point of view. The central (though largely forgotten) point of difference relates to the importance or otherwise, to the national economy, of ...
Green Party Agriculture Spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street MP today said the whole fiasco with the WTO case involving New Zealand lamb imports to the United States highlighted serious flaws in binding free trade deals.
Day staff at The Press in Christchurch have walked out for the second day in a row.
Every councillor should take the time to check Sandra Lee's discussion document on "Powers of General Competence for Local Government", ACT MP Stephen Franks said today.
The suggestion of a tax on our homes, which in most cases is all that a Superannuitant owns, is government suicide.
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 ...
Man should consider that, while I make him practice annoying exercises, I have provided for him. I do not leave him alone because at this moment he needs Me the most. I do not abandon My favorite creature.
The Health Select Committee decided yesterday not to set a further closing date for submissions to the Smoke-free Environments (Enhanced Protection) Amendment Bill until Supplementary Order Paper (SOP) No. 48 has been referred to the committee. The current ...
Green Safe Food spokesperson Sue Kedgley said today the Health Ministry should act swiftly to protect consumers and find out whether carcinogen-containing soy sauces are on New Zealand shelves.
The State Services Commissioner, Michael Wintringham, announced today that the chief executive of the Ministry for the Environment, Denise Church, has resigned.
Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.
The Government needs to go back to the drawing board with smoking legislation, ACT Internal Affairs Spokesman Penny Webster said today.