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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Scoop Satire: Joke Gets Moron Crew Fired

The Moron Crew, popular hosts of Wellington radio station Ballhead FM, have been released from their contracts after the regular morning 'Joke that could get the Crew downsized' got the crew downsized.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00171.htm


2: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition 30 Aug 2001

It is the end of the summer holiday season in France. Holidays have been going on more or less since May when a rash of public holidays prepare people for the tidal wave of closures and reduced services that finally bring life to a standstill in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00173.htm


3: Scoop Images: Lord Of The Rings Poster

This Lord of The Rings movie poster was recently posted by Scoop’s content partner http://theonering.net .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00170.htm


4: Keith Rankin: Global Oligopoly

What have Afghani boat people, Third World debt, and the ageing sewers of Calcutta got in common? They all represent obstructions to the global flow of either labour or capital. Such obstructions are inherent in the individual nation-state system ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00172.htm


5: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 30 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Centre For Strategic Studies – E-Learning – Massey Military Studies – Consumer Rights – SOE Power Crisis Profits – Education Website – NZ Post Vs Richard Prebble – Sustainable Farming – LAV IIIs – GE Field ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00175.htm


6: Questions For Oral Answer - Thursday, 30 August

1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Minister of Defence: What criteria is the Government using to cease funding the Centre for Strategic Studies?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00567.htm


7: Scoop Images: GE Free Family Arrive In Wgtn

The Palmer-Hesketh family, who walked from Christchurch to Wellington in support of a GE-free New Zealand, stepped off the Inter Islander ferry at Wellington today, to a reception from supporters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00174.htm


8: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 29 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Prison Strike – Army LAV Conspiracy x 2 – DHB Elections – Dinner Defence Discussions – INCIS – NZ Post Vs Richard Prebble - LAV IIIs Cost Blowout – Oil And Petrol Pollution – SOE Profits And The Power Crisis ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00166.htm


9: Jackbooted Councils Need Chaining Up

"Fascist local government thuggery" is how outraged Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell describes the decision by the North Shore City and Auckland Regional Councils to use the Public Works Act to force a private landowner to surrender its ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00150.htm


10: McClay Misses The Mark

Yesterday saw an extension to the powers of the Commissioner for Children. Roger McClay described this new legislation as a bold statement by government that we value our children. This is rich when we consider the following;

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00147.htm


11: PM responds to asylum seekers' plight

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that it was not clear in international law which country is responsible for admitting to its territory the asylum seekers on board the Norwegian vessel, Tampa.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00554.htm


12: Big News: "Knock out the Green Party", CHP Told

The Christian Heritage Party rebranded itself at their triennial convention earlier this month. Despite being “the highest polling party outside Parliament” at the last election, they are not happy with 2.4 percent of the vote they got and aim to more ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00163.htm


13: Welfare State Leaves Boat-People to Die

"New Zealanders who wish the 434 Afghan refugees on board the Tampa moored off Christmas Island would just 'go away' are exposing the dark underbelly at the heart of the Welfare State," says Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell. "People ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00143.htm


14: 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


15: Better Way for Boat-People

"There is a better way forward for politicians wrestling with a way to deal with the 434 homeless Afghan refugees that no country wants to admit," suggested Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00145.htm


16: Sludge Report #7 - Negotiating With A Psycopath

IN THIS EDITION - FIJI COUP SPECIAL: How Do You Negotiate With A Psycopath? - If This Was A Telemovie - We Haven't Yet Got To The Bottom Of Who Is Behind This! - Conclusions

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0005/S00125.htm


17: Government shuts down opposing views

Labour MP David Benson-Pope has just scored an own goal in the House this afternoon, National's Defence spokesperson Max Bradford said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00561.htm


18: Labour's Intolerance Of Criticism Crosses Line

The debacle over the Centre for Strategic Studies reveals Labour's increasingly rigid and punitive attitude to those who dare criticise or even question it, says United Future leader, Hon Peter Dunne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00559.htm


19: Images: Protest & Counter Protest At Parliament

Yesterday West Coasters crossed the Cook Strait and converged on Parliament to protest Conservation Minister Sandra Lee’s decision to veto consent for Australian mining company GRD Macraes to extend a hard rock gold mining proposal on conservation land ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00165.htm


20: National Radio Midday Report

Boat People – East Timor Election – Burton Trial - Gates Trial – Simpson Trial – Coffin Investigation – Cinema Turnouts – GE Free Trek – Boy Racer Bill – Kitten Experiments

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00122.htm


21: RNZ Journalist Wins Rosalynn Carter Fellowship

Radio New Zealand’s Mike Gourley will be presented with a prestigious Rosalynn Carter Fellowship for Mental Health Journalism at a ceremony in Wellington tonight by the Minister of Social Services, Steve Maharey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00095.htm


22: The Politics Of Exclusion: There Is A Better Way

Sandra Lee’s latest decision involving the beleaguered West Coast has once again raised doubts about New Zealand’s political process. The great majority of us do not know all the facts relating to the mining proposal by Macraes. We trust (or hope ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00134.htm


23: Evidence For Ind. Inquiry Into Army Mounting

Evidence for a full and independent inquiry into every aspect of the army's activities involving capital purchases is now overwhelming, Owen Jennings said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00560.htm


24: Influential US senators call for tade agreement

A letter to United States president George W Bush from influential United States senators Max Baucus and Charles Grassley encouraging him to initiate a trade agreement with New Zealand was extremely welcome, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00557.htm


25: Are Teen Mums Lured By The DPB?

Massey University research fellow, Helen Wilson, recently made headlines when she concluded that, teen mums being lured by the DPB, was in fact a myth. The basis for this lay in a falling teenage birth rate since the introduction of the DPB. I wonder ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00136.htm


26: NZ Must Tread Warily In Trade Negotiations

While moves toward a bi-lateral trade agreement with the United States have appeal, New Zealand must tread warily to avoid locking in current protection for key New Zealand exports, ACT Trade Negotiations Spokesman Owen Jennings said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00565.htm


27: 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


28: Minister had no say in funding decisions

The Minister of Defence Mark Burton has confirmed that he has no role to play in funding decisions relating to the Centre for Strategic Studies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00555.htm


29: Greens challenge Feds - find GE food people want

Green Agriculture spokesperson Ian Ewen-Street MP today challenged Federated Farmers to identify just one genetically engineered agricultural product in just one of our main export markets for which there is any kind of consumer demand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00556.htm


30: Processed cheese-maker going GE-Free

Green MP Sue Kedgley today welcomed a GE-Free commitment from Pastoral Foods, the makers of the processed cheese at the centre of a GE controversy involving exports to Sri Lanka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00558.htm

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