Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
Scoop's Top 20 rating items yesterday were...
"You're on my turf now," Labour Deputy Leader Michael Cullen is alleged to have said to West Coasters during an angry meeting in Parliament yesterday over Labour's plans to end sustainable logging. Scoop’s West Coast correspondent John ...
Scoop’s Fraser Rolfe attended yesterday’s Coast Action Network protest in favour of native logging in Wellington and filed this photo feature report.
A roundup of the programme for the final days of this Parliamentary session - list and timing of valedictories and FULL TEXT of URGENCY MOTION.
Cabinet Minister Simon Upton today dispensed with the industrial age reliance on broadsheets and the wireless with the launch of his daily Internet column, upton-on-line.
In a controversial move, Graham Capill, the leader of the Christian Heritage Party, has shot another broadside across the bow of the Family Planning Association with the unveiling of a large billboard showing a 12 week old foetus in down-town Auckland.
"If the overwhelming majority of citizens vote for a particular course of action it is arrogant to ignore it," Deputy Prime Minister Wyatt Creech said today in condemning Helen Clark's statement that she would not act on a referendum to reduce ...
Scoop's Matthew Thomas reports on the occupation of the registry building at Canterbury University in opposition to proposed $1800 a year increases in fees.
Polls On The ECA – Student Loan Interest – GE Food – Road Toll – Tomorrow’s Schools - Mental Health Funding
PM Comments and Rising Poverty – Housing Retort – Shrinking Economy Explained – Whakatane Hospital Discrimination? – Death Of Mrs Heenan (not asked) – Govt View On Anti-defection Legislation
New Zealand’s leading broadcaster and New Zealand’s leading telecommunications company have joined together in a programme designed to put every New Zealander on screen for the Millennium.
"Mauri Pacific fully understands Jack Elder's decision to step down at this year's election," its Leader, Hon Tau Henare, said today.
The Vodafone mobile phone network in New Zealand has recently celebrated signing its 290,000th customer.
Christian Heritage intends to file an appeal against a decision of the Film and Literature Board to essentially uphold the R18 certificate given to Lolita by the Classification Office. A proforma appeal was filed in the High Court in Wellington today.
Let me start by saying that I believe the future of New Zealand depends to a large degree on the quality and focus of our tertiary institutions.
Train Crash - Sanctuary - War Crimes - Shipley - Debt - Mental Health - Inquest - O'Connor - Jade Access - Canoe
A union advert suggesting that employers sack their workers rather than let a parent care for their sick kids, is self-serving employer bashing, Employers’ Federation CEO said today.
Labour Leader Helen Clark told Victoria University students today that this year’s election presented a chance for students to vote for a Labour government to rebuild tertiary education.
Just a small sampling of the news on Scoop today...
New Zealand First has called on Labour and the Alliance to release their coalition agreement before the election, so voters can see their joint policies.
"Students are being ripped off by the University of Canterbury’s Vice Chancellor Daryl Le Grew’s spending. I have asked Max Bradford the Minister of Tertiary Education to call for an investigation into the expenditure," National’s Youth Vice President ...