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The Scoop’s Top Three

The three most read items on The Scoop yesterday were:

One: The Sporting Scoop: NZ In Driving Seat

The rapidly changing fortunes of the New Zealand and England cricket teams took another upheaval in the first day of the second test and like true Brits most commentators are blaming the weather.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00098

Two: The Rankin Thursday Column: Valuing Scientists

The latest fad in New Zealand politics is the "Knowledge Economy". Science has seemingly become respectable again, and our senior government politicians are bemoaning the lack of scientists that our universities are "producing".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00086.htm

Three: Conservation Board Appointments (Compendium)
A compendium of appointments to Conservation Boards around the country

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00426

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