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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

Published: Wed 3 May 2000 08:39 AM
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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
1: Scoop Link: Nice.com aren't very nice
Nice.com aren't very, scoop learned today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00005.htm
2: MAYDAY2K: Mac Attack #1
Protestors including Mr Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 1.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00007.htm
3: MAYDAY2K: Mac Attack #2
Protestors including Mr Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 2.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00008.htm
4: Scoop Images: Mayday All Around The World
Images from mayday actions in London, Yugoslavia, Poland, Spain and the USA. More images will be published of the global actions as they come available.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00014.htm
5: MAYDAY2K: Free Money In Midland Park
Another photo report from the Streets of Wellington. This time the March from Cuba Mall to Midland Park. Photos Miles Thompson.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00009.htm
6: Scoop Images: Anticapitalists Gather In Cuba St.
Scoop will be providing rolling photo reports on action in the Streets of Wellington today. The following is the first set of pics from Scoop’s roving MayDay2k photographer Miles Thompson.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00006.htm
7: PM's Presser: Zimbabwe, Maori MPs And Singapore
At yesterday's post Cabinet Press Conference Prime Minister Helen Clark said she believed comments made by the Commonwealth Secretary General Don McKinnon on the Crisis in Zimbabwe were " not helpful". Chris Holm reports.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00012.htm
8: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday May 2nd
Today's questions for oral answer by Ministers....
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00043.htm
9: On The Left Keep that red flag flying.
After a few weeks away, a refreshed author is back again. The new Parliamentary session begins this week, and it’s going to be fun. But first, a song sung to the tune `O Christmas Tree’:
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00007.htm
10: ACT Agrees with Anderton
“It is the wasted skill scandals and placement problems of current immigrants that the Government must address before embarking on well meaning, yet impotent policy reviews,” said ACT immigration spokesman Penny Webster. Mrs Webster was commenting ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00042.htm
11: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day
Today's questions concerned: Superannuation - West Coast Rimu Logging - Kiwi Bank - Broadcasting Advice And Policy - Rape Pardon - Broadcasting Quotas - Parallel Importing - ERB And Jobs - Waikato Health Computer - Dover Samuels On Frequencies - Nuclear ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00015.htm
12: MAYDAY2K: Money Burning At Business Roundtable
In the final phase of today’s Wellington May Day protests protestors moved up to the Business Round Table offices on the Terrace and burnt some money. Photos Miles Thompson.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00011.htm
13: West Coast Offer: Money Won't Fix This Mess.
"The Government's $120m offer to the West Coast is a scheme designed to fail" said Dr Brendan Moyle, a senior lecturer in economics at Massey's Albany campus. The government is not offering funding for economic development. It is using taxpayer's ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00016.htm
14: MAYDAY2K: Four Christchurch Banks Stink Bombed
Scoop has received another anonymous communique from a group calling itself “People Not Profits” in Christchurch who have been busy making a stink.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00004.htm
15: PM's Presser: The Bee Bug Is Here To Stay
The Varroa bee mite is here to stay and could eventually destroy New Zealand's entire native and wild bee populations, said Agriculture Minister Jim Sutton yesterday. Chris Holm Reports.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00013.htm
16: Mindboggling'radicalism' from ex-Minister Creech
Alliance education spokesperson Liz Gordon said today it was like falling down a rabbit hole to Wonderland to hear Wyatt Creech say that National might support universal student allowances.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00038.htm
17: No need to trash forests for furniture - Greens
New figures obtained by the Green Party show there is no need to continue unsustainable logging of publicly owned native forest in order to supply the furniture industry, says Green Co-Leader Rod Donald.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00007.htm
18: Don't Force Offer On Bloody-Minded West Coast
DON'T FORCE BLOODY-MINDED WEST COAST MAYORS TO ACCEPT $100M SAYS NATIVE FOREST ACTION
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00004.htm
19: A Week Of It – Rumbles In The Jungle
The earth has replaced the wind as the major buffeter of the capital in the last fortnight, with recent midnight jolts reminding Wellingtonians they are sitting targets for the next big one.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00088.htm
20: Government Stung By Submissions
The Government is getting stung by the adverse reaction to its legislative programme, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0005/S00026.htm
Alastair Thompson
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Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the media, at the Dominion, National Business Review, North & South magazine, Straight Furrow newspaper and online since 1997. He is the winner of several journalism awards for business and investigative work.
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