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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop (Hobbits excluded) were...
The ‘Brain Drain’ debate has ignited again. London based New Zealander, Jeremy Punnett, has launched a website attacking
the recent campaigns of John Carr and Richard Poole. “I am disgusted that people now see fit to conduct debate by buying
full page newspaper ...
Michael Cullen's public superannuation scheme is a bit of a worry. Like the self-regulating free-market economy it's an
elegant, indeed clever, solution. One problem, though, is that an elegant solution imposed upon an inelegant world
becomes a straightjacket. ...
More Christchurch roads have been closed because of flooding. They are the Port Levy-Purau Road, Palatine Terrace,
Torlesse Street, Portsmouth and Hampshire (from Lyndhurst) streets. The Causeway, McCormicks Bay, is marginal. The
Sumner Library has closed, ...
By the end of the 1980s some millions of people, mostly in North America, were supplementing their diet with
L-tryptophan, an essential amino-acid present in proteins of any normal diet. Amino-acids such as tryptophan are
routinely produced in micro-breweries ...
Listening to fears being expressed by those with sufficient courage to face the Commissioners - notably the women folk -
I began to wonder if they were justified.
Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.
Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath asks exactly who pensioner George Edwards was harming when he grew some
cannabis and sold it to other consenting adults.
Today’s questions concerned the subjects of: Ministerial Staff Costs – Buddle Finlay’s Bills – Dawn Raids - Homework
Centres – Telecom Share Price – Telecom Herald Advert – Export Growth – Takeovers Code – NCEA – Youth Workers – Tranz
Rail and Auckland ...
Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel has reiterated that in future overstayer removals would not occur before 7 am.
Images of Wairarapa flooding from http://www.horizons.govt.nz Mangatainoka River south of Pahiatua Mangatainoka River at
Pahiatua town bridge
People living in low-lying areas of Christchurch, particularly along the Heathcote River, should take precautions
Police Minister George Hawkins' outburst at the Police Association annual conference and his comments to a reporter
afterwards can only be described as gobbledegook and he should apologise to the police executive, National Police
spokesperson Brian Neeson ...
Te Puke pensioner George Edwards says he was selling cannabis to pay for his driveway to be completed. "Now that his
cannabis income has been stopped," says Libertarianz Tauranga Candidate Russell Watkins, "we'll finish his driveway ...