Yesterday's Top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
In the aftermath of the failure of the Police's Incis computer project, Matthew Thomas points out that it would actually have been a miracle if the project had succeeded.
Advertisements attacking the Alliance and Labour in Sunday newspapers are paid for by the National Party, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.
The season of electioneering is now well and truly upon us. A report from Scoop's Jonathan Hill and Alastair Thompson surveys the week ahead.
In the Auckland High Court last week it was revealed that since 1969 heel-prick blood samples have been taken at birth from all babies and stored without informed consent. John Howard speculates on a hypothetical example of just what identification ...
The controversy over the attendance of 60 New Zealand Defence personnel at a "Masters of Business" seminar in Auckland featuring Mikhail Gorbachev and Stormin Norm "Desert Storm" Swartzkopf contains some sweet irony.
"In the past year, record numbers of people have been moved off the DPB and into work, saving tens of millions of dollars. WINZ has played a big part in it.
On Monday, Simon Upton, in a Herald opinion piece defending the post-reform public service culture, noted: "If there is a criticism that can be made it is that ministers" have "underemphasised . the Crown's ownership interests".
"The much-hyped "Five Steps" programme the Government will announce on Wednesday is National's seventh desperate attempt to re-launch itself since Jenny Shipley took over as Prime Minister and will flop just like all the others did," ...
Article republished with the kind permission of Lava magazine...
Partnership 2000 is the Alliance economic policy which was announced this afternoon. See an executive summary of the policy.
The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend were...
Investment in sustainable economic development, backing for jobs and wealth creation in regional areas of New Zealand, and sharply improved spending on science and research and development.
Libertarianz transport deregulation spokesman Michael Murphy today slammed the Prime Minister's proposed closure of Auckland's southern motorway for APEC as "unbelievably arrogant and stupid. This woman appears to confuse Auckland's motorway for the main ...
The Department of Internal Affairs has hit back at the National Business Review over a "mischevious piece of writing" concerning some restructuring within the Department.
GREEN MP Rod Donald has labelled as "outrageous" the trespass order taken against him last week by state owned enterprise Timberlands.
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While APEC Leaders discuss tariffs, technical cooperation and making business easier in the Asia-Pacific region, their partners will take in an array of unique New Zealand experiences, APEC New Zealand 99 Spouses’ Programme Host Burton Shipley said today.
Like it or not, higher costs across the board will be the likely outcome of the rise in petrol prices by an average 9c a litre within the last month. John Howard reports.
The scheduled killings of eight people in the USA and Philippines during the next seven days are linked by a deadly connection extending beyond the calculated cruelty of executions and their affront to human dignity, Amnesty International said today.
John Howard reports on a breaking news story that new experiments in the US could destroy the Earth.