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Published: Thu 16 Aug 2001 05:33 PM
TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q
Keith Rankin On The MMP Review
Rodney Hide Speech: Whistle Blowing & Jim's Bank
High Praise For Dolphin Saving Set Net Ban
Scoop World: The View From Ramallah
Power Savings Drop To 5.1%
Satire: Tuff Guy a stand-up Marry
PHD Student Shows Chimps A Good Time
Strong Growth In Special Interest Mags
Kinleith Pulp & Paper Fire Put Out
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TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q
– Today's questions of the day concerned: Rail – SOE Power Prices – Industry Training – SOE Power Prices – Student Job Search – NZ Post Vs Prebble – LAV IIIs – Foreign Student Accommodation – Human Rights – LAV IIIs – School Libraries – Airline Negotiations. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 16 August [1] . For yesterday's questions and answers of the day see... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 15 August [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00097.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00086.htm
- Economics extols the marketplace. Markets work best when there is competition. The best name for competition is polypoly (“many sellers”). This contrasts with monopoly, duopoly, oligopoly: one, two, few sellers. See... Keith Rankin: Parliament - Polypoly or Duopoly? [1] - Feedback - Rankin called for Nazi allusion [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00090.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00096.htm
Rodney Hide Speech: Whistle Blowing & Jim's Bank
- On election night, Jim Anderton committed Labour and Alliance to 'hands-on' Government. The problem for Jim Anderton is that I have my 'hands on' the documents. See... Hands On Government And The People's Bank [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00327.htm
High Praise For Dolphin Saving Set Net Ban
- The government’s management plan for North Island Hector’s dolphins, announced today, could hardly be better, says WWF. See... Hope For NI Hector’s Dolphins [1] MORE: - Govt - Set Net Ban To Protect Hector's Dolphin [2] - Greens - Greens Welcome Moves To Save Hector's Dolphin [3] - Forest & Bird - Saved From Extinction [4]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00076.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00331.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00332.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00075.htm
Scoop World: The View From Ramallah
— As the intifada enters its 11th month, the scale of devastation wrought by Israel's war against the Palestinian people has reached levels unparalleled in the 33-year occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip. See... Green Left: Sharon escalates war on Palestinians [1] MORE ON THE MIDDLE EAST CONFLICT: - Gush Shalom - Invasion Of Jenin By Sharon's War Government [2] - United Nations - Annan urges end to occupation of 'Orient House' [3] For SCOOP'S FULL COVERAGE of the Middle East Peace Process see... SCOOP WORLD FEATURE PAGE [4]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00091.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00040.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00039.htm
[4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/features/?s=world
Power Savings Drop To 5.1%
- National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. See... Electricity Information For Wed 15 August 2001 [1] MORE: - MEUG - Govt’s Electricity Savings Questioned [2]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00164.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00166.htm
Satire: Tuff Guy a stand-up Marry
- Writer Ellen Tuff received the prestigious 'Pakeha's Best Friend' award at the annual New Zeal Inc Redneck's society dinner last night. See... Scoop Satire: Ellen Tuff Honorary Award [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00092.htm
PHD Student Shows Chimps A Good Time
- Chimps from Wellington Zoo are leading more enriching lives thanks to research from a Waikato University doctoral student. See... Chimps Benefit From Research Findings [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0108/S00045.htm
Strong Growth In Special Interest Mags
- More people in New Zealand are reading specialist titles than ever before, according to the latest national readership survey from ACNielsen Media International. See... Readership Results Show Growth In Key Categories [1] MORE: - PC World, Internet Magazine Number One [2] - Readership And Circulation Jumps For IDG Titles [3]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00165.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00046.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00167.htm
Kinleith Pulp & Paper Fire Put Out
- A fire that started this morning at 3 am at the Carter Holt Harvey pulp and paper mill at Kinleith has been put out, Kinleith Chief Executive Brice Landman has confirmed. See... Fire Put Out At Kinleith [1]
[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00163.htm
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