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The weekend's top 29 rating items on Scoop were…

2: HARD NEWS 24/8/01 - The News Without the News

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES - a community rises in anger, crowding the local hall to demand justice and jobs for its children. People call each other stupid and gutless - and that's just the politicians. Yes, the West Coast is back in the news.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00142.htm


3: Resignation of Human Rights Commissioner

Friday, 24 August 2001 Media Statement The Associate Minister of Justice Margaret Wilson says she has now received the resignation of Human Rights Commissioner Ms Ella Henry from the Chief Human Rights Commissioner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00473.htm


4: Howard's End: Organisational Psychopaths

If you are working in middle or upper management of government or business, one in twenty of you is likely to be an organisational psychopath and you are causing untold grief to your fellow Kiwi's and costing this country millions of dollars. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00141.htm


5: Heavy restriction on French film Baise-Moi

French film Baise-Moi caused controversy overseas because of its shocking portrayal of violence, and the explicit depiction of sexual activity. Of particular concern was the juxtaposition of extreme violence with explicit sexual activity.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00070.htm


6: Three New Backcountry Huts For The West Coast

The Department of Conservation today announced plans to replace three backcountry huts in the West Coast Conservancy thanks to extra Government funding for visitor facilities. These huts are planned to be replaced as part of the Department’s hut ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0108/S00039.htm


7: ACT Says Human Rights Commissioner Must Go

A Human Rights Commissioner who has to have an apology driven out of her on Holmes for an attempted abuse of power, should offer her resignation and it should be accepted before she offers it, ACT justice spokesman Stephen Franks says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00470.htm


8: Clark sat on sidelines while Henry abused powers

It is utterly unacceptable that the Prime Minister sat on information regarding the Ella Henry debacle, rather than requiring her resignation immediately, National Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00475.htm


9: Apology accepted, matter closed

The Associate Minister of Justice, Margaret Wilson says she has been briefed by the Chief Human Rights Commissioner on the exchanges between Ms Ella Henry and the Police, originating with a traffic infringement.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00469.htm


10: Proposed Defence restructure sinister

The Prime Minister's proposal to restructure the Ministry of Defence and the New Zealand Defence Force is sinister, National's Defence spokesperson Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00482.htm


11: 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


12: Wilson's Poor Judgement A Constitutional Threat

Attorney General Margaret Wilson must take the blame for the debacle surrounding Human Rights Commissioner Ella Henry, ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00480.htm


13: Speak Up Helen, Zimbabwe Still Can't Hear You!

Libertarianz Party leader Peter Cresswell continued to condemn Helen Clark's inability to speak out about human rights abuses in Zimbabwe - a fellow member of the Commonwealth with whose leader, Robert Mugabe, she will no doubt be rubbing shoulders at Brisbane's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00108.htm


14: Scoop Satire: Business Confidence Disappears

“It’s not fair”, said Mr Curdled, his bottom lip plainly quivering, “It’s our government. We paid for it, we ran it, and we want it back. This blatant intent to reverse our favourite policies because they don’t like them is beyond political negligence; it ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00137.htm


15: LifeSciences and Green Party agree on 800km buffer

Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today welcomed comments from LifeSciences Network Chairman William Rolleston that an effective buffer zone between GE and non-GE crops would be 800 km of sea water.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00481.htm


16: One law for Margaret's friends

New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, is again highlighting the nepotistic tendencies of Attorney General Margaret Wilson over the resignation of Ella Henry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00478.htm


17: Sneak Preview Of Intel® 845 Chipset For Pentium® 4

Sneak Preview Of Intel® 845 Chipset For Pentium® 4 Processor–Based Platform At Computex Taiwan ‘2001

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0106/S00012.htm


18: Brain Drain Becomes Brain Gain?

- July saw the highest net inflow of permanent migrants recorded since February 1997, continuing the improving trend of recent months.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00229.htm


19: Notorious British Vivisector At Conference

Animal rights activists say one of the speakers at an international animal research conference next week, is well known in Britain for his brain damage experiments on monkeys. Animal Aid, the largest animal rights group in the UK has condemned Passinghams ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00112.htm


20: Government price gouging its own

Hospitals are likely to face price gouging from Government-owned energy companies, says National's Finance spokesman Bill English.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00483.htm


21: DaimlerChrysler On LAVIII Acquisition Report

DaimlerChrysler NZ Ltd applaud the findings and recommendations of the Auditor-General’s Report into the Acquisition Process of Light Armoured Vehicles and Light Operational Vehicles for the NZ Army. Recognising the fact that the whole process has been equally ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00104.htm


22: Chief Human Rights Commissioner Rosslyn Noonan

Ella Henry has offered her resignation to me this morning. I have conveyed that to the Associate Minister of Justice the Hon. Margaret Wilson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00114.htm


23: Queen's Visit To New Freeland - Proposed Programme

Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell today released the unofficial programme for the Queen's visit in October, noting that Helen Clark's earlier proposed programme for the Queen gives both women undue and undeserved importance.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00107.htm


24: Open Letter To Minister Of Conservation

Please accept my congratulations on your handling of the proposed expansion of rock-crushing on public land near Reefton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00109.htm


25: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Ella Henry Resigns – MMP Petition Launched – Local Elections – McCarten Standing For Auckland Mayoralty - Speight Trial – Fiji Election – Garbage Death Investigation – Palestinian Tank Attack – Afghanistan – Murder Accused Committed For Trial – Rapist ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00101.htm


26: Microsoft Clarifies Misleading NZ Herald Article

Auckland, New Zealand - Tuesday, August 21, 2001 - Microsoft New Zealand says the New Zealand Herald front page article on Microsoft® Internet Explorer on 21 August 2001 is misleading, and assures customers that their privacy is a top priority. The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00058.htm


27: Select Committee Business17-24 August

There were four committee meetings this week. One was in Christchurch and the remainder in the parliamentary complex.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00479.htm


28: Keith Rankin: Learning To Live With The Gene Genie

Genetic manipulation is a new technology, which, like most new technologies makes a large proportion of us uncomfortable. And, as with other new technologies, we tend to see the issues in pure black and white terms. The pros unquestioningly embrace ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00135.htm


29: Scoop Images: The View From The Skifield Road

More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay at the top of the Ohau ski field road.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00136.htm


30: Incompetent Labour Ministers spending blindly

Reports today on a Treasury review of Budget spending by the Labour Alliance Government indicate Cabinet Ministers are groping blindly in the dark when it comes to prioritising their spending, National's Finance spokesman Bill English said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00466.htm

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