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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…


1: Big Brother! Hey Sister! – Too Good To Take Off!

Hey Sister! today announced it has signed Big Brother star Jemma Gawned to be the face of its brand. Jemma, too modest to shower without lingerie on the “real-time” television programme, was featured wearing a Hey Sister! Polka Dot lingerie set on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00049.htm


2: Images: Hey Sister’s New Model From Big Brother

Images of hit Australian TV show Big Brother star Jemma Gawned, the new face of the Hey Sister! lingerie brand. For more background see… Big Brother! Hey Sister! – Too Good To Take Off! .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00051.htm


3: David Miller: Overcoming Youth Drinking

Last week’s announcement by the government that it undertaking a review of the liquor laws is a step in the right direction towards alleviating the problems associated with youth binge drinking and alcoholism. However, while the announcement is a positive ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00092.htm


4: The New Write 15/7/01

"I was having to see an embarassingly large amount of breast exposed. I didn't like it." -Dr Mark Prebble

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00049.htm


5: Scoop Images: Fire In The Sky, Snow On The Ground

More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00093.htm


6: More Serious Revelations To Come On Lavs

ACT leader Richard Prebble says an Auditor General's draft report on the army's purchase of light armoured vehicles (LAVs), is a damning document which shows proper procedures were not followed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00267.htm


7: Winston Peters Speech: Michelle Boag, Drinking Age

( Address by Rt Hon Winston Peters MP to a Grey Power Meeting, Pakuranga Community and Cultural Centre, 13 Reeves Road, PAKURANGA, 1:30 pm)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00270.htm


8: “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


9: P&G Products to be Removed from Shelves

Wellington- Members of Wellington Animal Action will take Procter and Gamble products off supermarket shelves as part of a Global Day of Action against the intensive product testing that P&G conduct on animals. The protest is aimed at educating consumers ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00045.htm


10: Post Autistic Economics

In this issue: - the editor, A Moderate Proposal - The Cambridge 27, Opening Up Economics - Paul Ormerod, Beyond Criticism - Steve Keen, Economists Have No Ears - Grazia Ietto-Gillies, Economics and Multinationals - Emmanuelle Biencourt , A Year in French Economics ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00043.htm


11: Historical Revisionism Alive And Well

The claims by former Defence Minister Warren Cooper about the Charles Upham is historical revisionism of the worst sort, National's Defence spokesperson and former Defence Minister Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00268.htm


12: Political correctness gone mad at LGNZ

Calls at the Local Government New Zealand conference for broader guidelines on the Treaty of Waitangi will harm the credibility of local government, National's Justice spokesperson Wayne Mapp said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00256.htm


13: Motornet: Vive la Revolvolution

Volvo's revolution continues with the introduction of the sleek and stylish S60 sedan. If this car can't change perceptions of the marque, nothing will.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00094.htm


14: National Radio Midday Report

Lundy Murders – Breast Screening – Pepper Spray – Pilots Flying – Teacher Pay – Business Confidence – Feed Shortages – Hoer Frost – Flu – Defence Shield – Kyoto Protocol – Train Trouble – Murder Investigation – Australian Manhunt

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0107/S00084.htm


15: New Zealand Rail—Piracy Through Privatisation

(Speech given by Rt Hon Winston Peters to Kaiapoi Lions Club Meeting, Kaiapoi Working Mens Club, Raven,Street, Kaiapoi, CHRISTCHURCH)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00263.htm


16: Richard's Rant A Fantasy Story

"Richard Prebble's vivid imagination has got away on him – he's managed to produce a media statement that is devoid of any facts whatsoever."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00274.htm


17: Red Bull Regrets Sad Events In Sweden

1. Red Bull„µ Energy Drink is currently sold in more than 50 countries world-wide. The product has been on sale in Europe for 14 years, and the formula for more than 30 years in Japan and Asia. It has been on sale in New Zealand for five years.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00040.htm


18: Wellington Wins Premier Creative Places Award 2001

Wellington City Council has today won the premier Creative Places Award 2001 for the exhibition, Parihaka - The Art of Passive Resistance, held at City Gallery, Wellington from August 2000 to January 2001.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00052.htm


19: Howard's End: Beijing Doesn’t Qualify For Olympics

The race is on to share in Beijing's billions now that China has won the right to host the 2008 Olympic Games. Australia, who helped with Beijing's bid to the IOC, is set to get about $3 billion of it, according to Austrade. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00088.htm


20: Stateside with Rosalea: Web Van Winkle

Last Sunday, the local Fox TV station led its 11 p.m. bulletin with live pictures of shadowy figures carrying plastic bags full of personal belongings from a shadowy building in the distance. No, it wasn't Washington and they weren't the police; it ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00087.htm


21: Jenny Shipley Speech to Federated Farmers

There were many times when, as Prime Minister, I had to bite my tongue. One of the occasions that remains most vivid was the period in 1998 when the economy was suffering under the weight of two consecutive years of drought and the impact of the Asian ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00269.htm


22: Images: Greens take the Positive Politics Pledge

The ‘Green Team’ - the five Green Party candidates standing for local body seats in the Wellington area - today launched their "Positive Politics Pledge" campaign outside the Local Government New Zealand conference at the Michael Fowler Centre.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00047.htm


23: Influenza surveillance update

THE predicted spate of influenza moving through New Zealand this winter has reached the South Island over the past two weeks according to latest statistics.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0107/S00025.htm


24: Forest Sinks And The Kyoto Protocol

The Government today released an information document on forest sinks and the Kyoto Protocol as part of its efforts to improve understanding of climate change issues.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00265.htm


25: The Seven Deadly Sins Of Dr Cullen's Scheme

The Seven Deadly Sins Of Dr Cullen's Scheme (A Backgrounder To Today's Decision) 1) It will degrade health and other essential social services

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00276.htm


26: Japan: Climate Saviour Or Climate Killer?

Bonn, July 16th 2001: Latest press reports say that Japan has thrown into question it’s commitment to the only international agreement on global warming, the Kyoto Protocol, by stating that there will be no progress at the climate meeting which ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00051.htm


27: Predictable, cynical and confused

"National's stance on New Zealand superannuation is predictable, cynical and confused," Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00255.htm


28: Gecko Smuggling A Result Of Narrow-Minded Law

News reports of illegal trade of the native Gecko highlight the unintended results of narrow-minded conservation laws, ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00272.htm


29: Powers of Competence Damnify Citizens' Rights

Politicians of all persuasions love building monuments to themselves, usually at someone else's expense. To give local body councils the power of general competence is foolish in the extreme.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00257.htm


30: Lemon Ship Sold

"This vessel, which unfortunately was given the name of our most decorated war hero, has never carried out the sealift role for which it was originally acquired," Mark Burton said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00254.htm

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