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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Scoop Image: Mothers Against Genetic Engineering

A new group called 'Mothers Against Genetic Engineering'(Madge) did their first action at the Richmond Rd Woolworths Supermarket Saturday where they went into the supermarket, filled shopping trolleys with food, took them to the checkout and then demanded to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00052.htm


2: PM Stirs Early Election Speculation

Prime Minister Helen Clark kept speculation of an early election in the air at yesterday’s post-Cabinet press conference, with ambiguous replies to reporters’ questions apparently designed to keep commentators guessing.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00064.htm


3: Dirty Tricks Brigade Reappears - Peters

“The Serious Fraud Office’s Bradshaw is once again playing politics” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00260.htm


4: Auckland Rail Deal A Lunatic Rip-Off

"$81 million for the Auckland rail network is the most lunatic rip-off using other people's money that the Labour/Alliance government has undertaken to date" announced Libertarianz Leader and Tauranga Candidate Russell Watkins today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00154.htm


5: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 14 May 2002

1. GRANT GILLON to the Minister for Economic Development: Have 80,000 new jobs been produced since 1999; if so, have his ministry's economic development policies contributed to the production of these jobs?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00268.htm


6: Scoop Images: A Blue Day In Canberra

Images from the Brumbies vs Blues Super 12 match at Canberra Stadium Brumbies Friday night. The Brumbies won 46 points to 25. Photos by Mark Graham .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00055.htm


7: More Jobs, Reduced UE, Policies Are Delivering

New Zealand is outperforming the United States, Australia, Belgium, Canada, Germany, the Czech Republic, and France in providing jobs. But most exciting are Household Labour Force Survey figures showing falls in unemployment across regions. The performance ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00062.htm


8: Two Tower's Rough Cut Viewed By New Line Top Brass

With a certain level of secrecy, the top brass at New Line Cinema just got back from a visit to New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00058.htm


9: Allegations Politically Motivated

National Party President Michelle Boag said today that a complaint to the Serious Fraud Office about National Party funding prior to the 1996 election as clearly politically motivated.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00262.htm


10: Scoop Feedback: Patriotism Is A Double-Edged Sword

In This Edition: From A New Reader, Reflections From Ceasar - Thanks To Society for the Promotion of Community Standards

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00065.htm


11: IDF Arrests 10 Peace Activists In Nativity Church

BETHLEHEM — Today at 2:40 pm (ME time), the Israeli army stormed the Church of the Nativity and arrested ten international peace activists, after ending their 38-day siege on the holy site. The activists risked their lives to bring food, medical supplies, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00032.htm


12: The 'United Nations', United Against Whom?

Last week, when the UN Human Rights Commission condoned " all available means, including armed struggle " to establish a Palestinian state no-one was really surprised. No-one. The world's Authoritative Human Rights Commission is saying that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00061.htm


13: Scoop Links: OPEC Warned Chavez About Coup Plans

The following are links to two preview articles promoting the latest Greg Palast exclusive Newsnight report due to be broadcast at 11.30am NZT on BBC Two. A live stream of the programme can be viewed from the Newsnight Homepage .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00066.htm


14: Reserve Bank Appointment Welcomed

"Rod Carr's appointment as acting Governor of the Reserve Bank, for up to six months or until a permanent appointment is made, is good news for monetary policy stability," says National's Finance Spokesman David Carter.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00267.htm


15: Statement On National Party Funding Investigation

My normal policy is to neither confirm nor deny what the Serious Fraud Office may or may not be investigating.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00155.htm


16: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –14 May

Today’s questions concerned: New Jobs – Jim Vs Laila – (Defence Corruption Report Availability) – International Student Welfare – Queensland Media Tarts – Employment Growth – Cancer Treatment Shortages – ACC – Boy Racers - US Farm Bill – PM’s Views ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00067.htm


17: World Volatility Pushes Up Fuel Prices

Uncertainty over global fuel supply has forced BP to increase its petrol and diesel prices by four cents a litre from midnight tonight (Monday, 13 May) at its company-owned service stations.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0205/S00103.htm


18: Minister supports actions by CDF

Defence Minister Mark Burton said today that he fully supports the Chief of Defence Force and the actions he has taken to ensure that the misguided views of a few individuals do not harm the professional reputation of the New Zealand Defence Force.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00277.htm


19: Linda Minor: Follow The Yellow Brick Road – Part 4

Part Three showed us how America got into the oil business with Saudi Arabia. Edwin Pauley was a spy within the White House, acting as a funnel for campaign funds going to FDR, while at the same time gathering and transmitting information about oil policy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0205/S00063.htm


20: Fletcher to RBNZ Board, Carr on 6 months extension

Hugh Fletcher, one of New Zealand’s leading industrialists, has been appointed as a non-executive director of the Reserve Bank for a term of five years.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00263.htm


21: Bradshaw Must Explain

Serious Fraud Office director David Bradshaw will need to explain his actions if he expects the National Party to have confidence in his independence and professionalism, says Nationals deputy leader Roger Sowry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00270.htm


22: Food Giants Reject GE

Auckland, Monday 13 May: Much of the market place is now free of genetic engineering, because some of the largest food companies in New Zealand have taken steps to remove GE from their products.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00144.htm


23: Strategy heralds new era for tertiary education

The finalised Tertiary Education Strategy, released today, will ensure that excellence is fostered in the tertiary education sector and it responds more effectively to New Zealand’s economic growth and social development, says Associate Education (Tertiary ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00266.htm


24: Richard Prebble's Letter from Wellington 13/5/2002

A rural commodity boom for the past three years has given the Labour government strong tax revenue. Dr Cullen is now following an old PR formula - lower expectations with talk of a boring Budget, while spraying the electorate with money. Double the effect ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00248.htm


25: Nutty Green Fisheries ‘Policy’

New Zealand First wants to know what planet the Green Party is on when all their fisheries policy, announced by Jeanette Fitzsimmons at the annual seafood industry conference, seems to do is call for a 200-fold increase in areas that would face ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00272.htm


26: Greens make waves at Seafood Industry conference

The fishing industry has to clean up its act and fast, co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said as she launched the Green Party Policy on the Sea at the annual seafood industry conference today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00264.htm


27: Child Group Should Be Calling For Responsibility

"It really angers me to hear the Child Poverty Action Group once again calling for the government to do more for children living in poverty," says Lindsay Mitchell, Petitioner for a Parliamentary Review of the DPB. " The CPAG have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0205/S00152.htm


28: Free Speech Activists Distribute Banned Film

We have distributed 100 copies of the recently banned film Baise-Moi in central Wellington. The time of distribution and drop off points have been chosen in order to minimise the potential for children to aquire these CDs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0205/S00013.htm


29: Greenpeace seizes 'stolen' Papua New Guinea logs

UMUDA ISLAND, PNG (Pasifik Nius): Greenpeace today stopped the export of illegally and destructively logged timber from the Kiunga Aiambak logging project to China by preventing the loading of logs at Umuda Island, reports a Greenpeace statement.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0205/S00037.htm


30: President of Court of Appeal announced

The Attorney-General Hon Margaret Wilson today announced the appointment of the Rt Hon Thomas Munro Gault DCNZM as President of the Court of Appeal.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0205/S00256.htm

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