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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Future Lefts - "Rank-incompetence"

The skirts have been short, the mouths have been mealy, and the issues have been avoided - until yesterday that was. Finally then, someone testifying actually got to the heart of the case.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00030.htm


2: City Voice Media Ltd. ceases publishing City Voice

City Voice Media Ltd. announced today that last week’s City Voice (5 July, 2001) was the last one to be published by the company and no plans are being made to re-initiate publication.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00035.htm


3: Keith Rankin: An American-Pacific Commonwealth?

Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney wants New Zealand to join the North American Free Trade Agreement (Nafta). The reality is that we are in many respects already an economic province of North America. That need not be a bad thing. We need ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00070.htm


4: Image: This Ridiculous Dance - OPENS TONIGHT

11TH Gala Opening $35 – Adam Art Gallery Fundraiser for Melbourne Fringe Festival Chance to win trip to Melbourne

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00034.htm


5: Internet 2: What Is It And Why Should You Care?

A coalition of 170 US universities as well as research networks in Canada, Europe and Australia plus a few dozen corporations have been pooling their resources to build the Internet2 framework, which researchers are now using to develop a variety ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00044.htm


6: Howard's End: Economic Ilitrisee

At the same time that Finance Minister, Dr Michael Cullen was calling Singapore "one of Asia's shining stars", Singapore became the first Southeast Asian country to officially slip into recession. Somebody on his staff should be sacked ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00071.htm


7: Sludge Report #96 – If Life Is A River

The size of our trucks, the number of roads we are building, new thermal electricity power stations, and the future of rail are currently hot political issues. But unfortunately throughout all these debates, everybody involved has completely missed the main event.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00064.htm


8: “Kiwis Urged To Join Day Of Action Against Mobil”

Auckland Regional Council Chairman Philip Warren is urging New Zealanders to join in tomorrow’s International Day of Action Against Mobil.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0107/S00020.htm


9: “Harry Potter” Trailer Cinema Premiere

The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00006.htm


10: Significant NZ climate change impacts predicted

Climate change is serious and will have implications for all New Zealanders says a new report released today by Pete Hodgson, Convenor of the Ministerial Group on Climate Change.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00203.htm


11: Steve Maharey Let Down by His Memory 24 Times

Steve Maharey's slippery statements about Christine Rankin and the merger of WINZ with the Ministry of Social Policy expose a man evasive to the point of disbelief, ACT MP Muriel Newman said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00205.htm


12: This Friday, July13th… Look Out For Viruses

This Friday, July13th… look out for black cats, don’t walk under ladders and ensure your virus protection is up-to-date!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00037.htm


13: Labour goes to great lengths to conceal facts

Labour is continuing to go to great lengths to withhold information concerning the involvement of the Prime Minister and her staff in the Christine Rankin case, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00194.htm


14: Hodgson: The End Of The World Is Nigh!

Attempting to halt natural changes in the planet's climate is pointless and absurd, ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff said today. "It does however give the Greens an excuse for existing.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00214.htm


15: Sludge Feedback: Fear Not, There’s Oil A Plenty

In This Edition: A Sludge Report reader has replied remarkably quickly to "Sludge Report #96 – If Life Is A River", expressing a healthy dose of scepticism - C.D. Sludge Replies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00065.htm


16: National Radio Midday Report

Brian Curtis – Body In Lake – Ambulances – Labplus – Epuni Care – Police Tools – Auckland Water – Microsoft – Kashmir Summit – UN Video – Law Review – Foreign Students – Mill Closing - Hong Kong

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0107/S00062.htm


17: Scoop Images: Blue Sky, Frozen Earth

More images of the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00058.htm


18: Mad Kyoto Disease Infects Greenpeace Members

"Greenpeace are the latest victims of a massive con-job perpetrated by the anti-industrial movement ten years ago at Kyoto," said Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00032.htm


19: Teen Drinking—Stop The Madness!

(Extracts from an Address by the Rt Hon Winston Peters MP to Local New Zealand First Members, Settlers Lounge, Memorial Hall, TE PUKE)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00210.htm


20: Microsoft - Greater OEM Flexibility For Windows

Microsoft Announces Greater OEM Flexibility For Windows Changes Will Not Affect Oct. 25 Launch Date of Windows XP

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00042.htm


21: Big News: Double-Dutch Contraception Lessons

Well, its not often that the moral minority looks to a country such as the Netherlands to give them a benchmark to back up their moral and ethical beliefs. After all, the Netherlands tolerate prostitution, cannabis, euthanasia, and homosexuality. In 1971 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00060.htm


22: Government Set To Renege on Asset-Testing Promise

It's clear the government is now set to renege on its pre-election promise to cancel asset-testing on long-stay care in rest homes and private hospitals, ACT deputy leader Ken Shirley says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00196.htm


23: Kyoto Protocol Economically Irresponsible For NZ

"It would be grossly irresponsible for the Government to ratify the Kyoto Protocol until the rules are known and the economic implications for New Zealand of reducing greenhouse gas emissions are fully understood" Federated Farmers of New Zealand ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00035.htm


24: NZ Intentions Unchanged On Kyoto Protocol

New Zealand is not backing away from the Kyoto Protocol says Pete Hodgson, the Convenor of the Ministerial Group on Climate Change.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00199.htm


25: Trading Income Of Charities

In the Government's discussion document, "Tax & Charities", the government proposes to tax the trading income of charities to the extent that it is not distributed to charity in the current year. This has a huge impact on the ability of charities ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00198.htm


26: NZ Team In Stroke Breakthrough

$30m clinical trial succeeds in reducing stroke and heart attack Auckland, 11 July 2001: An Auckland University team of scientists has won international recognition for a new treatment that dramatically improves outcomes for people at risk of stroke ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00043.htm


27: British Oil The Main Beneficiary Of Timor Crisis

SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00056.htm


28: Climate Change Impacts On New Zealand – Executive

This report examines the likely impacts of climate change and global warming on New Zealand, based on expert re-ports and peer-reviewed scientific studies, published internationally and in New Zealand. It does not attempt to provide a comprehensive ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00202.htm


29: Preventing & Fixing Workplace Problems – New Guide

A new publication released today will help employers, managers, employees and unions meet their obligations to act in good faith.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00201.htm


30: Howard's End: How Not To Run A Dot.com

Job losses in the U.S. are escalating to the point where in the last five months, more than one million jobs have disappeared - the biggest decline since 1980. And it shows no sign of slowing down with June layoffs nine times the number of June ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00063.htm


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