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Published: Thu 22 Jul 1999 12:26 PM
The most read items on The Scoop yesterday were:
One: More glitz from WINZ
WINZ approved an extravagant $64,180 budget for a one and a half day hui which achieved nothing and "served only as a time for meeting people and renewing friendships," according to information supplied anonymously by a hui participant to Invercargill MP Mark Peck.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00370.
Two: Telecom Suffer At Hands Of Saturn On Kapiti Coast
Over half of the people on the Kapiti Coast with access to Saturn Communications have switched from Telecom and signed up with the new and cheaper telecommunications company.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9907/S00083.
Three: Court of Christine Rankin cavorts at our expense
Winz Chief Executive Christine Rankin starred in a Michael-Jackson type performance at a senior manager's conference, dressed in an extravagant costume and descending from the ceiling on a flying rig said Alliance spokesperson on Social Welfare, Grant Gillon.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9907/S00355

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