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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Not Hard News: City Litter From Mark Cubey

It's one of those extraordinary sun-drenched Fridays that we love in the capital. We did meeting in the sun on the waterfront. We completed projects. We received lots of nice feedback about our latest issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00121.htm


2: Guest Opinion: Close which gap?

Our flagging currency and sagging share market indicate that New Zealand is not an attractive place to invest. The effect is that our net worth in world terms is being eroded. Writes Rob Drury.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00129.htm


3: Is the Media Helping Drive NZers Overseas

For some months now, New Zealand has been wracked by one of its periodic bouts of national self-doubt. We have begun, once again, to question whether we’re viable as a nation. It’s not the first time we’ve been through this sort of crisis of confidence. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00465.htm


4: Towards a kiwi bank

A year ago the Alliance was erecting election campaign hoardings. Some of them promised Our Bank…Opening Soon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00464.htm


5: On The Right: The Purple Antelope Test

All right, a quick quiz. Hands up those of you who think this Government is a firm believer in democracy and the right to free speech, no matter what your beliefs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00086.htm


6: Silo mentality must be broken down

Breaking down the silo mentality within the public service is essential if the Government is to seriously tackle social exclusion, says Social Services and Employment Minister Steve Maharey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00462.htm


7: Scoop Images: Cheerleaders, fans, greet Lions

Cheerleaders do lion-dancing. Fans farewell Alama. A young fan becomes a Lion... for a minute.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00136.htm


8: Guy’s World: Lessons From The Valley

UPPER HUTT, FRI 13: I’m out for some stripped down, no bullshit, high octane fun and I know I’m not gonna get it in muffin eating, latte slurping, Karen Walker wearing Wellington. That’s why I’m in the Hutt, heading for the Lazy Lizard bar, where rock ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00120.htm


9: Rawiri Waru - World Champ Environmental Researcher

Rawiri Waru (18) from Ngongohaha Rotorua, New Zealand is one of the seven very best young environmental scientists in the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0010/S00047.htm


10: Scoop Images: Trevor and Annette

Education Minister Trevor Mallard and Health Minister Annette King

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00131.htm


11: GIMMIE GIMMIE!

McDonald's Political Cartoon from http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00084.htm


12: Helen Clark Presentation to Business Forum

Thank you for accepting the government’s invitation to come to today’s forum. Thank you also to Buddle Findlay for being our host and to Ernst & Young for hosting the dinner this evening.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00449.htm


13: Business Summit Not Doomed...Yet

Well, Helen did make a mess of her little pet business conference. Actually mess is quite a subtle wording of it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00088.htm


14: Scoop Images: Cap'n Norm

Captain of the NPC Winning Wellington Lions Norm Hewitt receives a shiny plaque in Civic Square around 2pm today from Wellington Mayor Mark Blumsky.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00132.htm


15: Scoop images: Jonah signs on

Double-try NPC hero Jonah Lomu obliges a fan in Civic Square at the Lions triumphant homecoming.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00135.htm


16: Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 24th October

The coalition hopes this week's business meeting in Auckland will enable the government to re-launch itself. Ministers intend to grab the initiative and silence their critics by outlining pro-business initiatives like compliance cost reform, export assistance ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00446.htm


17: City celebrates NPC win

None of the cliches rang true. This wasn’t a game of two halves and Wellington, not rugby was the winner on the day.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00138.htm


18: LIONS MUNCH LAMBS

NPC Rugby Final, Jade Stadium, CHCH, Saturday, OCtober 21, 2000 Wellington Lions v Canterbury Lambs Article: Mathew Loh

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00122.htm


19: One Tree Hill Pine To Be Felled

Auckland City has today announced that the ailing Monterey pine on One Tree Hill is to be taken down.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0010/S00063.htm


20: Media Flash - Aussie Media News And Jobs 23/10

Flash Points a.. COWLEY BLASTS SHARE ACTIVIST: PMP Chairman Hits at Mayne b.. JOHN B. FAIRFAX: 'Olympics Was Like January' c.. $1.5 MIL. 'MISSING' AT ISIS: Plus $5 Mil. Lost On Sponsorship d.. OLYMPICS - NEWSPAPER STYLE: Worth The Bother? e.. WANTED: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00130.htm

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