Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20
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In the last four weeks of the 20st century, not to mention the millennium, the world is on the verge of experiencing the effects of a new generation of horrific weapons systems.
Helen Clark has announced her new cabinet. The placings are:
Prime Minister-elect Helen Clark today announced the ministerial portfolios for the new Labour-Alliance government, confirming Jim Anderton's appointment as Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economic Development and Michael Cullen's as Finance ...
AmericaOne has beaten Americas Cup leading challenger Luna Rossa ITA48 after a controversial penalty was dished out to Luna Rossa after it hit AmericaOne's transom with its bow. PLUS: here are the latest points, race tables, and schedules...
Beneficiaries around the country are reeling today after the Labour/Alliance Government confirmed they will cut benefits by $20 a week before Christmas.
The Greens are looking good to get their seventh MP into parliament as a result of the special votes which are still being counted.
Here's the latest in the Americas Cup challenger series - Dennis Conner's Stars & Stripes suffers serious damage - Next race to watch between top rated yachts - the points table - the weather - who races who...
Shifts and light winds made a lottery out of Americas Cup challenger series match racing on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf yesterday. Here are race reports, the latest of who won, who lost, the points to date and the weather conditions expected for today's ...
Luna Rossa (ITA-48) managed to get on the stern of AmericaOne (USA-49) with two minutes to go before the start. Francesco De Angelis was trying to push Paul Cayard towards the start line but he came too close and hit AmericaOne's transom square in the middle.
The Rebel Caucus today voiced its disgust that the incoming government had reneged on their promise of a $20 per week benefit increase, saying that it was tantamount to a cut in beneficiaries' incomes and could split the coalition.
The cost of the Greens 'Christmas Bonus' for all beneficiaries has today been put at a staggering $250 million.
"The arrival of the Greens will put the Labour Alliance coalition agreement to the test sooner than later", outgoing State Services Minister Simon Upton said today.
The Green Party's Jeanette Fitzsimons has won the Coromandel electorate by 246 votes after the counting of special votes on Tuesday.
In an Australian first, Tasmanian cannabis smokers will, from next year, be given up to three chances to reform their ways before they face criminal charges. John Howard reports.
The Wellington City Council has approved $300,000 for a loan to set up a Film and TV school in the city, but it will face some stiff international competition via the Internet. John Howard reports.
The Aotearoa Legalise Cannabis Party is claiming a key role in the election success of the Green Pary.
The chairman of the Australian Stock Exchange is warning that narrow trade on soaring global markets is a sign they could "implode" soon. John Howard reports.
A Libertarianz spokesman says Green MPs preparing for parliament have already demonstrated the need for their own warning labels: 'Warning. These politicians contain socialism - consumption or use of their ideas will be dangerous to you, your property, your ...
The "Washington Consensus" is the popular name for the neoliberal policy programme promoted by the Bretton Woods institutions: the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, and the late-born World Trade Organisation (WTO).
Winston holds Tauranga by 62 VOTES! And all the rest of the days news...