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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
1: Sludge Report #34 – A Trio Of Economic Heresies
IN THIS EDITION: Setting The Scene: Stockmarkets Mark the 13th Anniversary Of The 1987 Crash - Heresy 1: An Explanation For The Vegetative State of the Domestic NZ Economy – Ugly Monetary Aggregates - Heresy 2: Buying Tranz Rail - Heresy 3: Henry ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00098.htm
2: Scoop Cartoon: I'm Green.. I Am! I Am!
Cartoon from Paul McDonald of http://www.political-cartoons.co.nz/ POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00085.htm
3: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day –17 October
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Solomons Peace Keeping – Inflation – People’s Bank – Business Confidence - Buddle Finlay’s Bills – Parental Leave – Maori Fisheries Allocation – Takeovers Code – Police Car Chases – Backdoor Inflation ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00099.htm
4: David Miller Online: The USS Cole attack
David Miller Online The USS Cole attack: A caution against overstating International Terrorism in the 21st Century.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00095.htm
5: Howard’s End: Origins Of A Crisis
The Middle East crisis today had its genesis over eighty years ago, when Western politicians interfered in something they didn't understand. In 1919 US President, Woodrow Wilson said, " To think that I, a son of the manse, should be able to ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00081.htm
6: Prebble's Letter from Wellington - 16 October
Michael Cullen attended a special ACT caucus on Friday to explain his proposed superannuation scheme. The caucus spent the rest of Friday with Sir Roger Douglas exploring superannuation issues.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00312.htm
7: Asian Sharemarkets In A Bad Way
Plunging stock markets in Asia means trouble again with some markets shedding between one-third and one-half of their value. Compounding Asia's problem is the weakness on Wall Street and surging oil prices. John Howard reports.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00096.htm
8: Future Lefts - All The Luck In The World
As Future Lefts went out last week (Thursday night, for those with short memories) a storm was gathering over an advertisement that appeared in the Thursday Herald, and apparently in the Dominion the following day.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00068.htm
9: Media Flash - Media News & Job Directory
a.. AUSTRALIA MEDIA'S BEST-EVER AD DEAL: Just $250 For A Year b.. COUNCIL CHAOS: Adelaide Locals Skittle Local Government c.. SEVEN HITS AT 3AW: Touch Times As Ratings Plummet d.. 'OUR LAUREN BURNS': Suburban's Sense Of Identity e.. TAMARA TONITE: Brisbane's ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00097.htm
10: Scoop Images: Scientist On Crest Of Wave
Caption: Environmental scientist Shaw Mead at Lyall Bay, Wellington, where an artificial reef could improve surfing conditions and reduce erosion.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0010/S00036.htm
11: Correctives: Demolish This Immoral SEX Tower!!!
"The Corrective Party is shocked, horrified, disgusted and appalled at the Giant Phallic Sky Tower in the middle of Auckland!!! This preposterously proportioned erection should be immediately sawn off or otherwise removed before it gives people lustful ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00066.htm
12: Largest Motor Yacht In Australasia Launched
The largest motor yacht of its kind to be built in Australasia slipped into the waters of the upper Waitemata harbour this morning.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0010/S00123.htm
13: Youth Suicide Programme 'Helpful'
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton believes a TV3 programme on youth suicide will make a very helpful contribution to the issue.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00334.htm
14: Government Risks Losing Key Mäori Seats
“The Government’s failure to seriously address the Mäori fisheries assets allocation issue puts it at risk of losing key Mäori seats at the next election,” Harry Mikaere, Chairman of the Treaty Tribes Coalition, warned today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00072.htm
15: Alleged Richard Poole Speech
NOTE: Scoop has received the following courtesy of the visible hand…..we do not know whether in fact it is a speech by Rich Poole (we think probably not). Nevertheless it is amusing reading….
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00061.htm
16: Waikato a hotbed of corruption of student politics
"Waikato University is again involved in a hotbed of corruption of the democratic process. In a recent meeting of the Waikato Students' Union (WSU), the compulsory Law Students' Association and the Vice-Chancellor and Assistant Vice-Chancellor and ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0010/S00022.htm
17: Agric. Trade Liberalisation & 3rd World Farmers
Two very different meetings have focussed on trade liberalisation and agriculture this month, seemingly worlds apart. Last week in Banff, Canada, Jim Sutton attended the first Cairns Group Ministerial meeting since the Seattle World Trade Organisation ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00065.htm
18: Cannabis Seedling Given To New Zealand PM
This evening (7:20pm 15 October 2000) in Dunedin, New Zealand a gift that grows was given to Prime Minister Helen Clark while she was attending the world premiere of "Southern Journeys" at the Dunedin Town Hall. After PM Clark had entered ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00067.htm
19: ACT MP Heads Compensation Delegation
ACT MP Owen Jennings, led a delegation to the Manawatu-Whanganui Regional Council today demanding compensation for the Bierstaker family who lost their Foxton pig farming business as a result of neighbours complaining to the regional council about ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0010/S00343.htm
20: KNOCK-OUT victory a Cairns bash
ICC knockout final India v New Zealand, 15. 10. 00, Nairobi, Kenya New Zealand wins by four wickets Article: Mathew Loh
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00089.htm
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