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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop (Hobbits excluded) were...
IN THIS EDITION: A Festering Scab Of A Bill - Margaret Wilson Gifts Youth Vote To Opposition - A Peace Gift For
Wellington From Ariel Sharon? - Mass Confusion In Florida Lacks Credibility
Thank you for the invitation, and even more, thank you for the topic "Are there any winners under a socialist
government?” The answer to this question is the reason I'm no longer a Labour voter.
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Child Abuse – Bill English’s Optimistic Economic Report – People’s Bank –
Airways Travel Expenditure – Food Banks And Food Prices – Business Confidence – Tribal Hosts And Guests – Employment
Outlook – Cancer ...
The cost of Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel's outburst in Parliament where officials were accused of not telling her
the truth about a 'dawn raid' has been revealed in select committee, National Immigration Spokesperson Marie Hasler said
I was told by a postie that the phrase ‘going postal’ was coined for Vietnam War veterans, who had work found for them
in U.S. postal service. It was thought that delivering mail would be easy, soothing work that wouldn’t trigger
flashbacks to ...
The commissioning of the Southern Cross Cable today marks the beginning of a new phase in the development of the
internet in NZ. Bandwidth between NZ and the Internet backbone in the US has been increased by 120 fold as a result of
14 November 2000 There are many myths that people with olive skin promote regarding sunburn, and we've all heard them
and probably used them in our lifetimes says Associate Minister of Maori Affairs and Health Tariana Turia says.
Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton is encouraged by an Opposition report on the state of the economy.
Note: VUW's budget deficit this year (which is the reason given for all the restructuring) is less than two days of
planned government spending on the armed forces in 2000 ...
Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted to the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.
For many people the situation following the United States Presidential race has been marked by a sense of bewilderment
as to why a week later there still is no decisive outcome from the vote. For others there is a sense of frustration at
the ongoing ...
Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: R Taxation Treatment – Treaty Clauses In Health Legislation – Biosecurity Breaches – Auckland Transport - Tertiary
Education Accountability – People’s Bank – Sustainable Farming Fund – SOE Spending ...
I understand you noted from the Court list in Auckland that we are involved in a dispute with Griffins. Further to your
request, here is some factual information you asked for regarding our upcoming court case with Griffins:
Christian groups in New Zealand have vowed to fight government plans to recognize gay and lesbian relationships and
grant same-sex couples the same rights as married couples. Dave Crampton reports.
National MPs in action in the house. Photographs by Mark Graham - Marie Hasler - Lockwood Smith - Roger Sowry (Bill
English in background) - Tony Ryall - Brian Neeson
Labour MPs in action in the house. Photographs by Mark Graham - Trevor Mallard - Tim Barnett
Florida Recount – Freighter Rescue – East Timor – Wages Up – Train Disaster – Fiji Elections – Prison Costs – Name
Suppression – Petrol Price Fixing – Family Trusts – Terry King Trial – French BSE – Southern Cross Cable – Boating
"It is with profound regret that I must announce the Mass death of the entire membership of the Corrective Party of New
Zealand." said a tearful Father Saint Begorra O'Flattery today.
Judith Tizard's surprising admission in Parliament today that she was not even aware of Transit New Zealand's proposal
to complete the motorway network by 2010 must alarm every motorist in Auckland, National's Wayne Mapp said today.
This Wednesday “cyclist and defendant” Gregor Campbell is returning yet again to the Dunedin District Court to defend
his talent of failing to wear a cyclists’ crash helmet. Mr Campbell is strongly skeptical of the recent television
An extensive calendar of events and projects to mark the 100th anniversary of Australian nationhood has officially been
Christchurch advocacy group Rainbow Media Action applauds recent efforts to do something about the high levels of youth
suicide in New Zealand, but condemns the failure of health authorities to acknowledge the sexuality component in New
Zealand suicide ...
Alliance MPs in action in the house. Photographs by Mark Graham - Laila Harre - Liz Gordon