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

30/Aug/2004

1: Sanders/Austin Fitts: The Negative Return Economy

The United States government has operated a secret budgeting and spending program for decades outside the framework of the American Constitution. The institutional and political roots of this system of clandestine finance reach back to at least ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00277.htm

2: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm

3: Indymedia Reports From A Besieged NYC

Over 200,000 people have marched in New York City against US President George Bush. Indymedia's NYC based news-site reports a huge turnout designed to upset Bush's Republican Convention inside Madison Square Garden.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00299.htm

4: Labour pro-nuke-move - Clark will not be amused

Christchurch-based Green Co-Leader Rod Donald said today that Cantabrians do not want to become the Chernobyl of the South Pacific.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00526.htm

5: Flushing away cancer research

Christchurch Animal Action will be out on the streets during Daffodil Day, encouraging members of the public to not flush half their donation down the toilet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00257.htm

6: Calling For Breast-Cancer Volunteer Collectors

Volunteer Collectors are urgently needed between 11.00am & 1.30pm on Saturday 4th September to help raise money for breast cancer awareness at the 'Great Race' Gallagher Boathouse 8s.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0408/S00077.htm

7: Steve Weissman: Neo-Cons Rethink Iraqi Fiasco

One of America's friskiest neo-conservatives, young Michael Rubin leads a heady life. While still in his twenties, he did his Ph.D. on Iran, Iraq, and the Middle East, sat in on meetings of the Bush transition team, and worked in the Pentagon's Office ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00287.htm

8: Destiny's Dealings With The Party Of Common Sense

Noticeably absent from the 'Enough is Enough' rally on Monday were any of Peter Dunne's flock of United Future MP's, particularly the more evangelically inclined. Kevin List investigates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00291.htm

9: Images: Departing LOTR Stars Meet Their Planes

The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00024.htm

10: Maori back UF foreshore position

Maori submitters on the Foreshore and Seabed Bill have confirmed that United Future's solution to the problems raised by the Court of Appeal decision would have been acceptable to Maori, says United Future's Maori issues spokesperson, Murray Smith.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00523.htm

11: Norma Sherry: Girls Of The Olympics

Playboy Magazine arrived in our mailbox yesterday. On the cover was a striking Olympiad in a rather demure bathing suit, but the promised story was far different.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00202.htm

12: Rod Stewart – One Night Only at the Mission Estate

Rod Stewart – One Night Only at the Mission Estate Winery Concert – It’s All Rod and It’s All Night!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0408/S00111.htm

13: NZ relies on flawed global oil production data

Send a letter or email to Pete Hodgson, Minster of Energy, asking him what he is doing about the Peak Oil problem and you’ll get this response.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00285.htm

14: Protest against a NZ/China Free Trade Agreement

A Big Business promotion of a New Zealand/China Free Trade Agreement is being held at the Hyatt this week. This seminar (cost $556.00!) is organised by the Auckland Chamber of Commerce, the New Zealand Asia Institute and the New Zealand Herald. It ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00272.htm

15: Online brochures from Air New Zealand

Viewing holiday brochures online has just become a lot easier with the introduction of Air New Zealand Holiday's unique, new eBrochures.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0408/S00366.htm

16: North Shore City mayor welcomes Air NZ to Takapuna

North Shore City's mayor George Wood is celebrating Air New Zealand's decision to establish a contact centre in Takapuna.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0408/S00274.htm

17: Minister must take good with the bad over NZ Idol

"When Steve Maharey gloated about the success of NZ Idol this year, he was accepting some responsibility for figures that show the taxpayer lost money on the show," says National Party Broadcasting spokeswoman Georgina te Heuheu.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00514.htm

18: Strong interest in Projects to Reduce Emissions

Businesses, local authorities, other organisations and individuals are showing strong interest in tendering for Kyoto Protocol emission units or 'carbon credits' for projects that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00525.htm

19: 9/11 Commission Report Recommendations

E. Anthony Wayne, Assistant Secretary for Economic and Business Affairs Testimony before the House International Relations Committee Washington, DC August 19, 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0408/S00268.htm

20: Progressive's Auckland Candidates Selected

The Progressive Party today selected four talented individuals to campaign for the party vote in four Auckland electorates in next year's general election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00511.htm

21: Chuckman Cartoon: Global Pollution

Cartoon by John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0408/S00295.htm

22: Gays Picket Student Churches with Student Money?

Student Choice has condemned the planned picketing of Destiny Church by UniQ, a radical homosexual interest group funded by all students through compulsory student association membership.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0408/S00126.htm

23: Amnesty International’s Global Round-Up

Irene Khan, Secretary General of Amnesty International, will be in Australia to deliver the 2004 Annual Hawke Lecture in Adelaide on 8 September 2004. On 4 - 5 September, Ms Khan will take part in Amnesty International Australia's human rights conference, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0408/S00271.htm

24: Peters Speech: “Look out 2005, here we come!”

An address by Rt Hon Winston Peters to a public meeting, James Cumming Wing (Gore Town Hall), Ardwick Street, Gore, 12.30pm Friday 27 August 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00512.htm

25: When Black Shirts Frighten Us

Mobs of fundamentalist Christians militaristically marching through our streets, outfitted in black and giving scary extended arm salutes scared a lot of people. It was reminiscent of something more sinister which just shows how out of touch Brian ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00279.htm

26: Cunliffe Speech: Retirement income adequacy

David Cunliffe Speech: Retirement income adequacy – current and future policies: address to ASFONZ National Conference.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00513.htm

27: Aussie Bank Does DOC's Job

New Zealand First conservation spokesperson Edwin Perry is asking why the Department of Conservation is putting begging bowls in an Australian owned bank to save the kiwi while DoC spends millions of dollars buying South Island high country.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00524.htm

28: Company is at fault in Air NZ wages blow-out

The union that represents workers at Air New Zealand says that the Government should be asking the airline’s managers and directors the hard questions about why a wages blow-out has been allowed to occur – and sack them if it is not satisfied with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0408/S00275.htm

29: Overtaxed New Zealanders have earned a refund

National Party Finance spokesman John Key says figures that show the Government's tax take has increased by 40% since Labour took office is further proof that New Zealanders are being overtaxed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00520.htm

30: It's Official: NCEA Is Fatally Flawed

If the recent debacle over Cambridge High School isn't enough proof for Education Minister Trevor Mallard, then a weekend newspaper ad should finally convince him that the NCEA must go, ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0408/S00519.htm


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