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The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

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1: HARD NEWS 30/11/01 - Make It Stop

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... make it stop. Please. Not the Alliance infighting. Not Bathgate-gate. Not even the war. Just the year. It's been nice, 2001, but can't it just be Christmas already?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00181.htm


2: Office Furtivity: the New Threat?

Auckland, 29 November 2001 – Does someone in your office work constantly at their PC but have little to show for it? Do they furtively attempt to cover their screen when you approach? Do they bypass water cooler chat in favour of the online variety?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00072.htm


3: Open Text Increases Presence In NZ With gen-i

Sydney - November 30, 2001—Open Text™ Corporation, a worldwide leader in delivering collaborative commerce solutions, has expanded its presence in New Zealand with the appointment of gen-i as a value added distributor for its Livelink® collaborative ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00079.htm


4: The Greens, Parliament & The Prospect Of Govt

Rod has given you some of our history, described the campaign for proportional representation and outlined some of the changes we would like to make to the processes of governance in the Parliament.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00524.htm


5: Headlines From The NZ Business Times Friday Nov 30

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0111/S00027.htm


6: Scoop Links: What Really Happened At Qalai Janghi?

The following are a series of links to recent reports on the “massacre at Qalai Janghi”. Considerably more detail of just what happened at the Northern Alliance prison compound has now emerged.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00182.htm


7: Scoop Images: Fire-breathing For Peace – Dec. 9th

For images of earlier work for peace by Crawshaw's Chilli Club see images below…and from April 2000: - All Fired Up For World Peace and - Scoop Images: "That no fighting shall take place"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00178.htm


8: Ready, Fire, AIM! - in Defence of New Zealand

The role of a defence force is essentially to carry out the will of the country at home and abroad. Without such a force, the country becomes vulnerable to the will of other nations. If it doesn't happen to have caring neighbours then is even riper ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00161.htm


9: PC's Opinion: Making the World Hum

In Auckland's Americas Cup Harbour are three new-ish buildings symbolising the best the west has to offer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00171.htm


10: Feedback: SOS Campaign Hits Clayton's Law

Sir, I listened with interest to Kim Hill's interview with Geoffrey Palmer this morning (Tuesday) about Justice Heron's curious decision to deny the Save Our Squadrons' Campaign bid to injunct the Government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00180.htm


11: WELLINGTON JOINS GLOBAL PRO-CAPITALISM RALLY

On 2nd December 2001, Wellington will join over 100 cities around the world in hosting "WalkForCapitalism" - the first annual Global Rally for Capitalism. Wellington's walkers will depart from Manners Mall at noon on Sunday and head towards our destination ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00152.htm


12: Breakthrough set to cut cancer deaths in pets

Scientists have developed a new ‘super-food’ which could lead to dogs and cats living longer and healthier lives.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00070.htm


13: Auckland Joins Global Pro-Capitalism Rally

Auckland will be one of over 100 cities around the world on December 2, 2001 to host the WalkForCapitalism - the first annual Global Rally for Capitalism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00128.htm


14: Children's Minds

The Government's decision to target children's impressionable minds about climate change is a scandalous abuse of power, ACT Environment Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today. He was responding to the Government's announced consultation project on climate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00513.htm


15: An Intolerable Situation

All New Zealanders should be concerned that despite having been given the opportunity on at least 3 occasions, the Minister of Defence has so far refused to say outright whether he has confidence in the head of the New Zealand Army.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00517.htm


16: Appointment Welcomed

Finance Minister Michael Cullen today endorsed the appointment of John Palmer as Air New Zealand Chairman saying he had the right skills for the job.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00518.htm


17: Labour Employs Latest Txting Technology

Wellington Mobile internet company, Synapse Group has secured a contract to provide txtc@st™, a web based text messaging system, to the Labour Caucus.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00068.htm


18: Christchurch Joins Global Pro-Capitalism Rally

Christchurch will be one of over 100 cities around the world on December 2, 2001 to host the WalkForCapitalism - the first annual Global Rally for Capitalism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00143.htm


19: State Dept. Daily Press Briefing November 28, 2001

AFGHANISTAN 5-7 Meetings in Bonn / UN Peacekeeping Force / Future Government 7-8 Humanitarian Aid

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00213.htm


20: Howard's End: Flight 587 - Truth Will Out

Some media, including Scoop, is not convinced the explanations of the U.S. administration that American Airlines flight 587 out of JFK New York simply came apart and crashed over Long Island passes the smell test. Maree Howard writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00115.htm


21: Labour Party Targeted In Anti-War Day Of Action

Auckland's Anti War Coalition will take part in a national day of action against the US war this Saturday, 1 December.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00158.htm


22: Appointment of High Court Judge

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson announced today the appointment of Rhys Harrison QC as a Judge of the High Court.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00533.htm


23: Opposition Playing with Peoples’ Lives

National’s opposition to road safety enforcement legislation could put lives at risk, Transport Minister Mark Gosche said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0111/S00516.htm


24: To Work Or Not To Work? - Don't Like The Question

"Yesterday's outcry from the Wellington People's Resource Centre 'Govt told punishing sole parents not the answer' is indeed telling," says Lindsay Mitchell, petitioner for a Parliamentary review of the DPB.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00156.htm


25: Cullen Calls Morality 'Silly'!

The world's silliest Finance Minister Michael Cullen this morning described the idea of tax breaks for those with private health insurance as "silly."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00164.htm


26: Keith Rankin: Whose Brain Drain?

When we think of the "Brain Drain" we tend only to think of the emigration of educated New Zealanders. (In the case of emigration to Australia, we include all New Zealanders. Even minimally educated New Zealanders, Sir Robert Muldoon once noted*, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00173.htm


27: Leading Edge Wireless Games

Telecom Mobile is bringing more entertainment to its customers by providing a suite of leading edge wireless games on its 027 mobile phones.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0111/S00075.htm


28: On The Death Of A CIA Officer In Afghanistan

STATEMENT BY GEORGE J. TENET, DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL INTELLIGENCE, ON THE DEATH OF A CIA OFFICER IN AFGHANISTAN

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0111/S00227.htm


29: Protestors to target US Air Force base in Chch.

Christchurch anti-war protestors plan to demonstrate outside the US Air Force base at Christchurch International Airport on Saturday December 1 as part of a National Day of Action against the war in Afghanistan.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0111/S00155.htm


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

Today's questions of the day concerned: Susan Bathgate – Anti-Terrorism Regulations – MG. Dodson And Ron Marks Records - Community Problem Solving – Christchurch Nurses Strike – Mental Health And Families – RMA Compliance Cost Improvements - Aquaculture ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0111/S00175.htm

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