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

1: UQ Wire: Investment Espionage And The White House

There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.

2: UQ Wire: 911 Judge Ignores DOJ Evidence Tampering

A general court order entered in the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York was just released by Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein subsequent to his July 12 hearing regarding Mariani vs. United Airlines (UAL) et. al., amid indications ...

3: Stateside: 11 September 1: 27 July Nil

I cried when I watched Laila Harre's concession speech, and I'm not entirely sure why. I guess it's because she's one of the people I would have given an all-round Minnie Award to for her integrity, her hard work, her quick grasp of the business ...

4: Sludge Report #140 - Reading The Entrails

In This Edition: Reading The Entrails Of Election 2002 - “She’s A Hard Road Finding The Perfect Prime Minister” - Advice For The Meat In The Sandwich

5: Complaint against New Zealand First

The Progressive Coalition is lodging an official complaint against New Zealand First after they attempted to incite racism on election day, says Matt Robson.

6: Greens Returned - With Interest

The Green Party is delighted at having increased its vote and representation in Parliament, Co-leaders Jeanette Fitzsimons and Rod Donald said today.

7: ACT Leader Recovering From Pneumonia

ACT leader Richard Prebble was admitted to North Shore Hospital last night suffering from pneumonia.

8: Clark Announces Center-Left Minority Government

With the support of the Greens, and a concession from National’s Bill English, Prime Minister Helen Clark has announced her intention to form a new minority Government with Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition.

9: Mallard Must Go: Peters

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters has called on Trevor Mallard to follow the honourable examples of rugby chiefs McCaw and Rutherford and resign as Minister of Sport.

10: ACT's Two Newest MPs

New Zealanders elected two new ACT members to parliament on Saturday. They are Deborah Coddington and Heather Roy.

11: Howard's End: The Joy Of Profit

Well, the election is over with the media, business and union lobby groups already offering their spin about which minor party might, or should, make it to the Cabinet table in the first Government of the new Millennium. Maree Howard writes.

12: Live Election Results: Party Vote Status Table

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Overall Status (Party Vote) - Polling Places Counted - Total Votes Counted - Special Votes - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

13: Live Election Results: Party Vote Status Graphic

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Graphic Showing Vote Count Progress - Graphic Showing Percentage of Party Votes Received by each Party - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

14: NZ re-elects Labour-led minority government

As widely expected, New Zealand re-elected a Labour-led minority government on Saturday. However, there was a mild swing towards the centre-right in the overall vote.

15: Live Cinema Commerates Jonathan Dennis

The Wellington Film Festival and the Wellington Sinfonia are proud to present a single rare screening of one of the great dramatic classics of the silent era. Don’t miss this chance to experience Carl Davis’s excellent symphonic score performed by the ...

16: Political Correctness The Loser

"The wheels of progress turn slowly but turn they do," says Lindsay Mitchell, petitioner for a Parliamentary review of the DPB. "The complexion of the incoming Parliament is significantly changed from our perspective. Outspoken advocates for ...

17: Live Election Results: Electorate Status Page

ON THIS PAGE: Live Election Results - Electorate Results - Leading Candidate And Second Placed Candidate - This Page is updated every minute - PRESS REFRESH FOR LATEST RESULTS....

18: Scoop Archive: Campaign 2002 - Blow By Blow

CAMPAIGN 2002 - FEATURE PAGE For election 2002 commentary, images and much more see... ELECTION 2002 FEATURE PAGE

19: Greens Still Wildly Out Of Step

The Green Party is still wildly out of step with public opinion on the lifting of the moratorium on genetic modification field trials. This today from Terry Dunleavy, national convener of Bluegreens.

20: PM 'Misled' Over GE Contamniation

Prime Minister misled or "blinded" to overseas lessons on GM. Government warned to keep biotech industry at arm's length.

21: Katya Rivas: I Do Not like My Messages Questioned

I was very worried because Jesus had dictated a message to me referring to the activity a Doctor from the "International Group for Peace" was going to carry out in Miami. He has studied the authenticity of different seers in the world.

22: New Zealand soldier dies in Timor

Defence Minister Mark Burton said this morning that he was deeply saddened to learn that a New Zealand soldier had died in an incident near Dili, East Timor.

23: Stateside: "I'd like to give you a disease."

As opening lines go, I've heard better but the tall dark handsome stranger with the big rig and the twinkle in his eye looked worth the gamble. "OK," I said. "Let's see what fate has in store for you then," said my Doctor Without ...

24: Progress: Center Left Government, Helen’s Big Call

With 52% of the vote counted Prime Minister Helen Clark now has a wafer thin majority with the assistance of the Greens and Jim Anderton’s Progressive Coalition.

25: WASP Update

A big thank you to all of you who helped my campaign by delivering my election flyers. As my house was in the new spray zone for the last spray it was necessary to evacuate, which meant I wasn't able to do as much campaigning as I would have liked. As it ...

26: US Congress Passes Anti-ICC "Hague Invasion Act"

(New York, 26 July 2002) - The NGO Coalition for the International Criminal Court (ICC) condemed this week's passage of the anti-ICC American Servicemembers' Protection Act (ASPA) by the United States House and Senate on Wednesday, July 24th, as part ...

27: Vexatious And Time Wasting Complaint

“Labour’s appendage, the Progressive Coalition, should stop wasting everyone’s time by laying vexatious complaints,” the New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said.

28: Prohibitionists deserve to lose - Mild Greens

Prohibitionist bigot panderers like Jim Anderton and Peter Dunne are deeply misleading New Zealand about "cannabis related harm" and deserve to lose big time, say the Mild Greens.

29: Over 90% of voters support Royal Commission

"Over 90% of New Zealand voters have supported political parties who endorsed the outcomes of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification," the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today.

30: Alliance Rout - NZUSA/ATSA Misrepresentation

The electoral rout of the Alliance confirms that the New Zealand University Students Association (NZUSA) and the Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association (ATSA) misrepresented the political views of most tertiary students when both organisations endorsed the ...


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