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

1: No Crap Is Back

"Many young people are cynical and bored with politics. This website aims to show that politics is not necessarily boring, and that some parties do have a sense of humour," says spokesperson Jamie Simpson.

2: Keith Rankin: Cullen v. Brash

Former Reserve Bank governor Don Brash's entry into politics has given Finance Minister Michael Cullen a windfall opportunity to criticise the management of monetary policy. Hitherto, at least since 1989, Finance Ministers had been expected to stoically wear ...

3: NASA Image: Rodeo Fire Burning In Arizona

The Rodeo Fire (easternmost cluster of red dots) in east-central Arizona is burning within the Fort Apache Indian Reservation about 100 miles east-northeast of Phoenix (seen southwest of the fire as a large area of grayish pixels surrounded by scattered ...

4: Tube Talk: In search of TV beefcake

Like most swinging Singletons in this city, I’m in search of the perfect companion to ride my Sin Carriage of Love. Unfortunately, since New Zealand doesn’t having a dating culture and men are largely dogs, I’ve been spending more and more time ...

5: Scoop Links: WorldCom $3.8B Scandal Eclipses Enron

See WorldCom’s press release... WorldCom Announces Intention to Restate Statements and news links, Reuters, Washington Post and New York Times.

6: National continues to poll ahead in key seats

National Party Leader Bill English isn't at all surprised by the Waikato Times latest poll which shows Nationals Sandra Goudie moving further ahead in the key seat of Coromandel.

7: Images: NZ Leaves Solomon Islands

‘More guns meet their match’. New Zealand Police Constable Kevin Flynn (right) and Cook Islands A/G Inspector Tepaki Baxter carrying wooden stocks for burning at Hells Point.

8: Peres Calls Speech 'Fatal Mistake' + More

[Through this billboard we share some of the less predictable Israeli comments to the speech of Bush. We also include two reports sent by internationals who were at the time of the speech observing what was going on on the ground, as well as a report ...

9: Philip J. Rappa: The House Always Wins

I've been involved in the stock market for over twenty years. During that time I had several brokers. My philosophy toward investing has always been a work in progress, changing and adjusting to the marketplace and understanding its cyclical nature, ...

10: Image: The Two Towers Teaser Poster has arrived!

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers stars (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving ...

11: Let's Have an Election - Richard Prebble Speech

This is the election you have when you are not having an election. Labour, with its mile-high polling, is trying to do as little campaigning as possible. I have checked Labour's website. The only item that would tell you that there is an election ...

12: General Strikes - Labour's Hidden 2nd Term Agenda

Margaret Wilson's attempts to ratify conventions that could allow general strikes gives a clear message of what to expect if voters return a second-term Labour Government, National Industrial Relations Spokesperson Simon Power said today.

13: Franks' Treaty Position Absolutely Clear

ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks today corrected a report in Wellington's Evening Post newspaper which said, in effect that he had refused to comment on whether he supported ACT's Treaty of Waitangi Policy.

14: Poll Watch: National Plunges In Herald Poll

Labour Up 2.2 to 52.1% ( previous poll: Down 0.5 49.9%) National Down 5.5 to 25.7% ( previous poll: Down 2 to 31.2%) Green Up 0.6 to 8.3% ( previous poll: Up 2.4 to 7.7%) ACT Down 0.3 to 4.4% ( previous poll: 4.7%) NZ First Up 1.3 to 3.8% ( previous ...

15: UQ Wire: It’s Patriotic to Ask Why

On June 10th, a band of concerned citizens came together at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to raise questions about September 11th. They called the meeting the 9/11and Public Safety Conference. Among them were members of families who had ...

16: Green Candidates Rally Overseas Vote

The Green Party is looking to boost its number of overseas special votes by selecting two list candidates based in Sydney and London.

17: Herald Poll Holds Out False Hope On GE Safety

Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today a Herald poll was offering false hope to people that realistic conditions could be imposed on the release of genetically engineered organisms.

18: ACT Will Restore Air Strike Wing

The ACT Party will reconstitute an airforce strike capability, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today, in response to a call from the Save our Squadrons Campaign.

19: WorldCom Announces Intention to Restate Statements

WorldCom Announces Intention to Restate 2001 and First Quarter 2002 Financial Statements CLINTON, Miss., June 25, 2002 – WorldCom, Inc. (Nasdaq: WCOM, MCIT) today announced it intends to restate its financial statements for 2001 and the first quarter of ...

20: Scoop Images And Links: Razing Arizona

More space images of Rodeo. Scroll down for braking news links.

21: Playing The Race Card And Conduct Most Heinous

Smashing a terracotta tile on the head of a jogger he had brutally raped and sexually tortured, was the way Flaxmere man, Dartelle Alder, 23, killed his victim Margaret Lynne Baxter, 38, of Wellington. The Court of Appeal said the purpose of the killing ...

22: Grand opening by PM one day, closure the next

The axe hangs over the inpatient ward at Hawera Hospital within a week of Prime Minister Helen Clark opening of the redeveloped hospital, National Health Spokesperson Roger Sowry said today.

23: Scoop Update #7 – Scoop Guess 2002!

In This Edition: - Scoop has SEVEN copies of a REALLY USEFULL BOOK to give away to the seven closest guesses at the election result. Welcome to Scoop Guess 2002!

24: Green List Makes History

The Green Party has become the first major political movement in New Zealand history to do more than pay lip service to gender equity, with the release today of its candidate list.

25: Poll Result Confirms Acceptance Of GM

“Maybe anti-GM campaigners will now acknowledge they are in the minority,” Dr William Rolleston said today in commenting on the latest opinion poll which shows two-thirds of those polled supported commercial release of GM under carefully controlled conditions.

26: Anderton supports clarification of RBNZ PTA

26 June 2002 Media Statement Anderton supports clarification of Policy Targets Agreement Economic Development Minister Jim Anderton supports the call for clarification of the meaning of the existing PTA, which requires that the Reserve Bank maintain: …”a ...

27: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: It's Patriotic to Ask Why

On June 10th, a band of concerned citizens came together at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to raise questions about September 11th. They called the meeting the 9/11and Public Safety Conference. Among them were members of families who had ...

28: Vote for the Environment Campaign: Three Events

Organised every election year by a coalition comprising Environment and Conservation Organisations of New Zealand (ECO), Greenpeace NZ, Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society and Federated Mountain Clubs.

29: National Will Give Our Children A Better Start

New Zealand is not giving all of it's children the best start in life and is failing to ensure the best care of young children in vulnerable families that desperately need help, National Leader Bill English said today.

30: National Will Offer Accident Insurance Choice

"National believes New Zealanders should have the right to choose what sort of accident insurance cover they want," says National's Accident Insurance spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

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