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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Scoop's Top 20 rating items yesterday were...

1: Labour And The West Coast - A Coast Perspective

"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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00018.htm


2: Scoop Photo Feature: Coast Action Network protest

Scoop’s Fraser Rolfe attended yesterday’s Coast Action Network protest in favour of native logging in Wellington and filed this photo feature report.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00016.htm


3: Scoop House: House Of 1996-99, Final Days

A roundup of the programme for the final days of this Parliamentary session - list and timing of valedictories and FULL TEXT of URGENCY MOTION.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00017.htm


4: Upton-On-Line Launched - First Article On MMP

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00097.htm


5: Pictures Family Planning Didn’t Want Women To See

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00013.htm


6: Labour Leader Turns Back On Voters

"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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00084.htm


7: Registry occupation continues at Canterbury Uni

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00019.htm


8: Questions Of The Day (7-12)

Polls On The ECA – Student Loan Interest – GE Food – Road Toll – Tomorrow’s Schools - Mental Health Funding

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00014.htm


9: Questions Of The Day (1-6)

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00013.htm


10: Telecom One New Zealand Challenge

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9910/S00018.htm


11: Henare Supports Elder's Retirement

"Mauri Pacific fully understands Jack Elder's decision to step down at this year's election," its Leader, Hon Tau Henare, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00062.htm


12: Vodafone Doubles Customer Base In Less Than A Year

The Vodafone mobile phone network in New Zealand has recently celebrated signing its 290,000th customer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9910/S00022.htm


13: Legal Appeal Is The Only Appeal Lolita Should Get

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00012.htm


14: Bradford Speech: Massey University , Albany Campus

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00094.htm


15: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Train Crash - Sanctuary - War Crimes - Shipley - Debt - Mental Health - Inquest - O'Connor - Jade Access - Canoe

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9910/S00029.htm


16: Union Advertisements “Employer Bashing”

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9910/S00024.htm


17: Clark: election crucial for tertiary education

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00099.htm


18: Scoop Today - Your Daily Wired News Fix

Just a small sampling of the news on Scoop today...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00015.htm


19: “Come Clean Labour And Alliance”

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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00095.htm


20: Call for VCs spending to be brought to Account

"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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9910/S00010.htm


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