Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...
The Louis Vuitton Cup continues to provide thrilling match race action as Round Robin Three kicks into gear. The results are critical now, wins are worth nine points.
The Labour and Alliance parties will form a coalition government with the following objectives: 1. to implement a policy platform which reduces inequality, is environmentally sustainable, and improves the social and economic wellbeing of all New Zealanders,
Labour Leader Helen Clark has announced the Labour members of the cabinet after a ballot was held today by the Labour caucus. It is a predictable announcement with no surprises.
Over the past sixteen months Labour and the Alliance have worked to develop understandings on how a coalition government formed between us would work.
Labour Leader Helen Clark today brought forward the announcement of her cabinet team after an election was held at caucus today. (See earlier story for details of who is in.)
Prime Minister-elect Helen Clark today announced Labour’s Cabinet ministers, following an election held at a meeting of the Labour caucus.
Today in the old Legislative Council chamber Helen Clark and Jim Anderton signed their Coalition agreement. It was the same room where three years ago Jim Bolger and Winston Peters did the same thing. The same jokes were made about pens not working.
Italy's Prada team shows its 3 year sailing experience on the Hauraki Gulf is placing it ahead of the Americas Cup challenger pack. It has a slick boat and a shrued team. But Sunday's race against Dennis Conner's Stars and Stripes will be revealing.
A communique from one section of the black bloc of N30 in Seattle
It is nine days since the election, at which the people of New Zealand voted clearly for change.
Leading Americas Cup challenger, Luna Rossa - ITA 48, marked her debut today by beating New York Yacht Club's Young America team. PLUS: the points, the weather, the forecast, who races who tomorrow and more...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it is a new dawn, is it not? Well, it was a hell of a night anyway, and perhaps we ought to leave the Tony Blair stuff well alone. The news is this: the mood has lifted. Auckland has been fine and mild all week and, without ...
The Americas Cup Louis Vuitton challenger series is now getting serious with international teams competing for nine points a win. Only the top six teams will advance to the semi-finals so performance is critical in this round.
The Labour caucus' decision not to elect to cabinet their ACC spokesman and former president is a strong sign that the caucus believes renationalising ACC is a silly policy, according to ACT Leader Richard Prebble
An apology by the chief statistician over the mistake made with the September quarter CPI was not good enough, Treasurer Bill English said today.
United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, has congratulated the Labour and Alliance Parties on today’s Coalition Agreement.
The Seattle WTO talks have ended in failure with developing countries blaming the US, the European Union, Canada and Japan for shuffling them aside. John Howard reports.
If there is one thing that came out of the failed WTO trade talks in Seattle, it is this; - the citizens of the world expected, after spending millions of their tax dollars, that world leaders would be capable of getting it right. John Howard writes.
ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble today described the Labour/Alliance Coalition Agreement as a meaningless document. "Every Party in Parliament is in favour of policies that reduce inequality, are environmentally sustainable and improve the social and ...
Round Robin two of the Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Selection Series ended after three previously cancelled matches were re-sailed from Race 6 of 14 November. Team Prada's yacht Luna Rossa completed the Round Robin yesterday with a total of 46 points, ...