Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Scoop: Daily Ratings

TO CHANGE MY SCOOP OPTIONS OR UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/myscoop/signin.html

Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Feedback: Singapore Goes Pro-Active

While not wishing to reopen the seemingly "lost cause" debate on defence, recent purchases announced by "the tiny city-state of Singapore" must have our defence wizards wondering how they got it so wrong.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00126.htm


2: Appalling sexist behaviour must not be tolerated

The sexist and intimidatory behaviour by Cabinet Minister Steve Maharey and the head of the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet Mark Prebble must surely be sackable offences, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00375.htm


3: HARD NEWS 22/06/01 - Wild Ideas

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00120.htm


4: Howard's End: Justice Be Damned!

Judicial tantrums, rudeness, rolling their eyes, shaking their heads, belittling comments in front of clients and comments to clients families; this is a system in crisis with the public the meat in the sandwich. Justice be damned! Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00127.htm


5: Fair Trade and Green Campaigners target STARBUCKS

ORGANIC CONSUMER and FAIR TRADE GREEN ACTIVISTS WILL LEAFLET & PROTEST AT STARBUCKS COFFEE SHOPS IN OVER 200 CITIES ON JUNE 25-26. CONSUMERS DEMAND STARBUCKS REMOVE GENETICALLY ENGINEERED INGREDIENTS FROM THE COMPANY'S BRAND-NAME PRODUCTS, START ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00089.htm


6: Scoop Feedback: Governmental Bigotry Unleashed

If only one quarter of the allegations voiced in the Employment Court by Michael Quigy in his opening statement and later by Christine Rankin are true, it just goes to show the depth of bigotry and overall absence of any sense of decency inherent ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00131.htm


7: ARGY-BARGY: ALL Blacks 67 Los Pumas 19

ALL Black power rode rough-shod over Argentinian aggro at Jade Stadium tonight with the Anton Oliver led New Zealand pack paving the way for an impressive 10 try, 67-19 victory over a tough Puma XV.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00124.htm


8: National Radio Midday Report

Rankin Hearings – Bashing – Breast Screening – Transient Students – Hydro Lakes – South American Earthquake – Wahid Visit – Speight Trial – NZ Post – Abandoned Yacht – Abandoned Yacht – Ferry Near Miss – Meningococcal Disease – Middle East – Court ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0106/S00107.htm


9: Minister calls for 'time out'

"I have listened, and with the agreement of Cabinet, decided to put the proposed increase in court fees on hold for three months," says Minister for Courts Matt Robson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00367.htm


10: Lindsay Perigo: Carpe Diem!

Recently a young man posted the following on my SOLO (Sense of Life Objectivists) Forum:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00118.htm


11: First Complete Broadcast Of An Execution In The US

The recent execution of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh focussed international attention on the emotive issue of capital punishment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00098.htm


12: Govt Seeking Corrections Advice From Wrong Sources

Having a gang criminal advise on prisons and corrections policy “is not necessarily silly”, says Act Justice Spokesman, Stephen Franks. "We could support it. Everyone has heard of setting a thief to catch a thief, poacher turned gamekeeper etc.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00358.htm


13: Scoop Images: Heavenly Ohau

Yet more images from Norman Mackay of the view from Ohau Village in the heart of New Zealand’s Southern Alps.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00123.htm


14: TVNZ Decisions Will Do Nothing To Secure Future

United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says today's expected Cabinet decisions to turn TVNZ into a Crown company and retain BCL will do nothing to secure TVNZ's long-term future in today's television market.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00359.htm


15: Reality Check Needed Over Soy Sauce

National's Consumer Affairs spokesperson Marie Hasler says the Ministry of Health's proposal to impose a complete ban on the importation of soy sauce may be taking things too far.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00363.htm


16: Lee Drags Heels Over Media Gagging Provisions

ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks today made a renewed call for Sandra Lee to take action over media gagging provisions in the Local Electoral Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00361.htm


17: TVNZ to be charter-focused crown company

TVNZ will be re-established under its own legislation as a crown owned company, the Minister of Broadcasting, Marian Hobbs, announced today. This will enable TVNZ to give priority to fulfilling its charter while maintaining its financial performance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00368.htm


18: Maori And Science - Pete Hodgson Speech

[Address to Ministry of Research, Science and Technology hui — Whaia te Ara Putaiao o Aotearoa — Wellington]

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00362.htm


19: Maori Television Trust Says Progress Hamstrung

The Te Reo Maori Television Trust, Te Awhiorangi, today expressed grave concern at what it says is a continued wall of silence and inaction by Government regarding the establishment of a Maori television channel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00087.htm


20: Elections Not Likely In August - Diplomat

The US' Suva Embassy head of Political Affairs, John Hennessy has been quoted by a journalist as saying that the August elections will not be held. The journalist James Heartfield writes: "In August John Hennessy is coming back to Fiji, with ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00099.htm


21: SSC steps into Police Minister vs Commissioner

The latest war of wills between the meddling George Hawkins and the Commissioner of Police over whether or not there will be another search in the Tory Channel raises questions about the state of the relationship between the two, National's Police ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00353.htm


22: Soy Saucery

It is quite amusing to see the Green Parliamentary party hopping round like cut cats demanding action on some brands of soy sauce. It is also fascinating to see ANZFA taking "urgent action" to amend the Food Safety Standards immediately. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0106/S00051.htm


23: Alliance central role in Crown-Owned Company

The Alliance is pleased to have played a central role in making the decision to create a new Crown-Owned Company, TVNZ. We were not supportive of a split between BCL and TVNZ, Deputy Prime Minister and Alliance leader Jim Anderton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0106/S00372.htm


24: Scoop Images: Lake Ohau And Its Wildlife

Images of the most photogenic alpine destination on the planet, and its wildlife, from Norman Mackay .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00129.htm


25: Protests Planned For Vivisection Conference

Monday 25th June 2001. Animal rights activists are converging on Hamilton this week to protest against a vivisection conference

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00090.htm


26: Dayna Berghan: Legal Technicalities

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0106/S00019.htm


27: Timaru Man Charged

A TIMARU man has been charged with breaches of the Food Act 1981 relating to the sale and packing for sale of products containing 1,4,butanediol.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0106/S00050.htm


28: "Take Back The Track" Petition

· Understand that the retention of the current rail network is essential to the economic wellbeing of NZ

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0106/S00091.htm


29: Keith Rankin: A Classical Retirement Fund

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0106/S00112.htm


30: Military Confirms Reports Of Unrest

The military has confirmed reports of rumours of unrest in Suva city and the military barracks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00100.htm

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>

ALSO:

Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>