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

1: Susan St John: Good Intentions Are Not Enough

United Future's family policies deserve thorough and critical scrutiny. It is not enough to have good intentions. We need a proper cost benefit analysis of the new Commission for the Family and a wide discussion of the purpose or the need for it ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00064.htm


2: 911 Terrorist Links to Congress & White House

Secret Hearings Conceal 9/11 Terrorist Links to Congress & White House by Tom Flocco * AmericanFreePress.net * And Scoop.co.nz 7 August 2002

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00045.htm


3: Feedback: Incoherent Socialism

I agree with Barry Cole that Keith Rankin is incoherent socialist about Keith Rankin's incoherent socialist ranting:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00062.htm


4: NZ Internet Success Sold To USA Company

Kakama, a Public Relations and Marketing consultancy, is very pleased to announce today that it has successfully facilitated the sale of BulletProof Software's assets to DigitalCandle, Inc. a large USA-based software company.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0208/S00083.htm


5: Guest Opinion: Amoral From The Top Down

There was a very small debate recently in Britain over the rights and wrongs of collective responsibility within the Westminster system of government .It was prompted by the mass resignation of the Dutch government a month ago. The Dutch government resigned ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00066.htm


6: Plain English - Weekly Update Monday, 12 August

Thank you to all the people who supported National in the privacy of the ballot box, and who have offered me personal support in the last two weeks. It is much appreciated. Now the dust has settled and the advice pours in. Keep it coming. The advice of people ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00087.htm


7: Harré To Join NZNO As Organising Services Manager

Minister of Women’s Affairs, Minister of Youth Affairs and Associate Minister of Labour in the previous Labour-Alliance Coalition Government, Laila Harré, has been appointed organising services manager for the Nurses’ Organisation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00044.htm


8: The Real Deal: Hitting On HUD

Questions For Investors and Financial Analysts to Ask the United States Department of the Treasury re: the Integrity of the US Mortgage and Mortgage Securities Market Related to the Award of $4 Billion Computer and Information Systems Outsourcing: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00057.htm


9: Richard Prebble's Letter From Wellington 12/8/2002

No-one is more surprised than Peter. He has had to read up on his party's policy - most of which has now been declared under review - and introduce himself to his caucus.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00084.htm


10: President Bush Remarks Before And After Golf

THE PRESIDENT: Well, I do. I'm in close consultations with my senior staff on a variety of subjects. As I said yesterday, I have no timetable for any of our policies as regards to Iraq. That -- yesterday I spent time with my principal advisors on that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0208/S00050.htm


11: Check Your Till Receipts! - Kachingo!

With only two days to go before their first $250,000 draw, the organisers of the new rewards programme Kachingo! are reminding shoppers to check their Kachingo! tickets.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0111/S00026.htm


12: David Miller: There Must be Caution Over Iraq

Throughout his term in office, George W. Bush has made no secret of his desire to topple Saddam Hussein. Mr. Bush’s motives are open to debate with his supporters claiming Saddam continues to manufacture weapons of mass destruction and poses a ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00061.htm


13: Scoop Images: Satellite Reveals Qatar US Air Base

Images published by GlobalSecurity.org taken by DigitalGlobe.com on June 13 2002 – and used here with permission of DigitalGlobe - reveal that preparations are well advanced for air strikes against Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00050.htm


14: Labour Announces Raffle Results

“John Tamihere, Ruth Dyson, Chris Carter elevated to the Executive! What do United Future think about that?” asked New Zealand First leader, Winston Peters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00085.htm


15: Justice at last! Courts do the right thing!

“The decision by the Court of Appeal to extend the non parole period from 17 years to 20 years, for Mark Lundy, double killer of his wife and daughter, is correct”, said New Zealand First Leader and MP for Tauranga Rt Hon Winston

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00091.htm


16: New Zealand’s Top Olive Oil up there with the Best

Waiheke Island, which for some years has established a reputation for award-winning wines, can now lay claim to also producing New Zealand’s top Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0208/S00017.htm


17: The Real Deal: The Myth of the Rule of Law

The Real Deal With Catherine Austin Fitts - The Myth of the Rule of Law: or How the Money Works: The Destruction of Hamilton Securities Group

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00055.htm


18: Big News: Families Yes, Adams No, Cannabis Maybe

Well, the United Future Party came in ahead of the Greens in coalition talks. Helen Clark says the government will not legislate to decriminalise dope, but Nandor Tanczos says he will introduce a members bill to decriminalise it. God’s little rally driver, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00054.htm


19: New Zealand Photographers Abroad

To mark its fortieth year (2002), Volunteer Service Abroad invited eight leading and emerging New Zealand documentary photographers to embark on photographic assignments in the fourteen countries to which VSA sends volunteers.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0208/S00020.htm


20: Fonterra Salaries Concerning

"Farmers may not be surprised at the level of salaries in Fonterra's annual report released today, but they will be very concerned, says Dairy Farmers of New Zealand chairman Kevin Wooding.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0208/S00084.htm


21: Wellington Mental Health Facilities Slashed

The Health Minister has allowed acute mental health facilities in Wellington to be substantially reduced, setting the region up for another tragedy like the murder of Fiona Maulolo, ACT Wellington-based MP Heather Roy said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00088.htm


22: New Zealand moves back into OECD top 10

New Zealand’s latest unemployment figures place us tenth on the OECD scale, up four places in just two years.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00095.htm


23: Feedback: ZZZzzzttt

In This Edition: The Worm that churned my stomach - A Complaint [Re: Firas Al-Atraqchi] - Aziz Choudry... - FW: Hoppeism and the Bailout - Proof Of CIA Infiltration Of The UN

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00056.htm


24: The Best Of British Trash/Art

Used tea bags, plastic milk bottles and empty sardine tins hardly seem inspirational materials for artists, but for one group of designers and craftspeople in Britain today these abandoned materials are the starting point for a whole new creative expression. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0208/S00021.htm


25: NewsFlash: Carter, Dyson &Tamihere New Ministers

The Cabinet for the Labour/Progressive Coalition minority Government has just been announced following elections held at a Labour Party caucus meeting this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00059.htm


26: Greens At GE Cow Hearing Today

Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons will speak against Agresearch's wide-ranging application to genetically engineer cows, at the first day of the ERMA hearings in Hamilton today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00089.htm


27: Howard's End: ACC Patients To Become Guinea Pigs

Are injured New Zealanders who continue to suffer debilitating pain about to become experimental lab-rats for the rest of the world as the Accident Compensation Corporation plans to implement a nation-wide injection therapy programme next month? Maree Howard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0208/S00052.htm


28: Helen Clark wins a 2002 Nuclear Free Future Award

The recipients of the 2002 Nuclear-Free Future Awards have been selected. The three annual Awards, this year endowed with a money prize of ¤ 5000 each, cover the areas of Resistance, Education, and Solutions. The Awards Ceremony will be held on October ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00043.htm


29: AIDS Foundation continues to put pressure on Dunne

AIDS Foundation Executive Director Kevin Hague today explicitly rejected the response of Peter Dunne to the call to “come clean” about the beliefs and affiliations of his new MPs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0208/S00042.htm


30: Maori Urged To “Focus On A Solution”

On the eve of the unveiling of the proposed allocation model for the Maori fisheries settlement asset, the Government has urged the parties to “focus on a solution”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0208/S00092.htm

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