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Scoop Ratings – Yesterday’s Top 20

Yesterday’s Top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Wellington Central - Who Should Face Prebble?

Scoop's Jonathan Hill looks at the issue of who should run against Richard Prebble in the crucial seat of Wellington Central - Labour's Marian Hobbs or the Alliance's Phillida Bunkle. For whoever is left standing, the stakes are high.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00050.htm


2: Lava Magazine: The Scoop On Scoop

Article republished with the kind permission of Lava magazine...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00052.htm


3: IHUG Brothers Cowboys In Workplace - SFWU

“Recent positive publicity surrounding Tim and Nick Wood’s wealth and dominance as successful business entrepreneurs due to the success of their internet company IHUG failed to dig deeper into the ‘cowboy culture’ of their workplace”, said Darien Fenton, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9908/S00048.htm


4: New Chief Executive Appointed For Telecom

The new Telecom Chief Executive Officer will be Theresa Gattung, currently the Group General Manager Services.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9908/S00051.htm


5: Rankin spends $25,000 on self-promotional videos

The Alliance has revealed that the CEO of WINZ has spent $25,000 making videos of herself at the taxpayers expense.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00187.htm


6: Treasury Papers Show Need For Controls On Spending

Treasurer Bill English said today papers from Treasury showed that the Government needed to keep a careful control over new spending.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00208.htm


7: Student Loan Scheme Is Not Causing A "Brain Drain'

The Student Loan Scheme is not forcing students overseas and causing a "brain drain", Minister for Tertiary Education Max Bradford says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00200.htm


8: Defence Budget Trimmed After Expensive Seminar

Defence Minister Max Bradford announced today that the Chief of Defence Force, Air Marshal Carey Adamson, had advised him with regret that 60 Defence Force staff attended a Masters of Business seminar in Auckland on May 22nd at a total cost of $39,447.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00198.htm


9: Family Planning Against Informed Consent

Investigations by the Christian Heritage Party have revealed a serious divergence of opinion between the government and one of its main sexual and reproductive health providers, the New Zealand Family Planning Association, over the distribution of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00211.htm


10: FPA Slams Capill Over Abortion Booklet

Christian Heritage Party Leader Graham Capill is clearly electioneering in trying to drum up a conflict between FPA and the Government says FPA Executive Director Dr Gillian Greer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00073.htm


11: NZ Green MP And Monsanto Face-To-Face On Aus. TV

The genetic engineering issue is about to take off in Australia tomorrow, with New Zealand Green Party MP Jeanette Fitzsimons face-to-face with Monsanto's Brian Arnst in a one hour live television broadcast.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00186.htm


12: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Seminar - Burglary Crack Down - Petrol Hike - Concert - Tornado - India/Pakistan - Alliance Restructuring - Salmon Trade - Watson - Waipareira - Books For Kids

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00075.htm


13: TV1/Colmar Brunton Poll

The latest poll shows Labour down four points to 40, National steady on 38, the Alliance up one to seven points, Act up two to seven and New Zealand First up two to four percent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9908/S00045.htm


14: Telecom Has Property Rights Too!

"The destruction of private property rights in New Zealand continues with frightening speed under this National Socialist government," claimed Libertarianz Finance Spokesman Julian Darby today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00023.htm


15: Scoop Ratings – Today’s Top 20

Today’s top 20 rating items on Scoop were…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9908/S00077.htm


16: Military Spend-Up Revealed Under Green Pressure

Max Bradford provided information on the military spending $40,000 on a business conference only because he was forced to release the information, said Green Co-leader Rod Donald.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00201.htm


17: Telecommunications Red Tape Removed - Williamson

Growing competition in the international telecommunications market has led the Government to reduce red tape on companies offering international telephone services in New Zealand, Communications Minister Maurice Williamson announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9908/S00203.htm


18: Constructor's Interchange And Dam Win Top Awards

Nationwide civil and roading contractor Fulton Hogan has won two of the three categories in the New Zealand Contractors' Federation's prestigious annual Caltex construction awards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE9908/S00074.htm


19: No Welfare Payments To Rock Stars - Libertarianz

Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath today attacked government plans to underwrite a musical concert in Gisborne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9908/S00021.htm


20: National Can't Deal With The Real Issues

Indications that the government will next week announce scholarships for postgraduate students of science and technology has been met with anger by students.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9908/S00008.htm

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