Scoop's Top 20 rating items today were...
In four months time we will know the immediate impact of the "Y2K" computer bug; the bug through which computers with 2-digit date fields cannot distinguish which century we are in, and which may cause computers to try to do things they are ...
How Pete Hodgson was granted leave to deliver a 5 minute speech on what Labour will do to the ECA during question time - and what he said.
Hon Marie Hasler, Minister for Culture and Heritage, today announced three appointments to the Board of the Museum of New Zealand, Te Papa Tongarewa.
The Australian wine industry has emerged as huge winner from a generous $A30 million tax break negotiated between the Government and the Australian Democrats. John Howard reports.
All five appointed members of the Lotteries Commission are current or former National Party officials or candidates, Green MP Rod Donald has discovered.
"Bill English seems incapable of debating any issue on the facts. Instead he always resorts to distortion and untruth," Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen said today.
Scoop's Jonathan Hill looks at how Labour Party President Bob Harvey's comments on the CIA this week could be the much needed start of a fresh new approach to Labour's election campaign.
The NZ National Party is concerned that two websites are purporting to be a National Party and Young Nationals website by using the National Party name and logo. The logo is registered under the Electoral Act to National and any use of it by any other ...
For those few who still think this is just a protest for bleating 'scumbag smokers', Joy Faulkner has a message for you: "Wake up!! This march is," she says," about getting big brother government off our backs and out of our lives."
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. Unlike other businesses, more business for the Lotteries Commission is not a necessarily a good thing." Said National MP Annabel Young today. "The Commission will have to rethink its view of its role if it thinks that it is there to push gambling."
Labour Leader Helen Clark said today that the Prime Minister's failure to stitch up a deal over tax cuts with Mauri Pacific had driven a final nail into the government's coffin by revealing the limits of the naked expediency which had characterised her ...
The government is planning to push through three significant bills reforming the Kiwifruit, Apple and Pear and Dairy boards over the next four sitting days, however the passage of the legislation is not expected to plain sailing.
The failure of proposed tax legislation means the Government should call an election immediately, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.
I had originally decided to demonstrate that this would be possible by standing as an independent promoting the "Waka Maori" concept. However, I have been approached by Te Tawharau who also believe strongly in the need for a Waka Maori, for a coalition ...
In the last twelve years I have enjoyed the confidence and support of four prime ministers and seven ministers of Internal Affairs. It is obvious from her public statements that this is not the case with Mrs Shipley. I always thought that helping ...
"I believe David Bale's resignation as Chief Executive of the Lotteries Commission is appropriate," Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today.
Banks in Asia are still in serious trouble and could spark further financial turmoil in the region, according to an international banking authority. John Howard reports.
Today is probably the second to last Private Members day of this Parliament and past patterns would indicate that none of the private members bills currently on the order paper have much life left in them.