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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop (Hobbits excluded) were...
Kiwi bashing has broken out in Australia in the lead up to Christmas, culminating in the revelation of a new deal
between Canberra and Wellington, under which Kiwis moving to Australia need to meet the standard Australian immigration
criteria to ...
Explanatory Note: Two of the speakers at this meeting Deidre Kent and Finlay Thompson have been columnists for Scoop
since June writing the Eco-Economy column, earlier they formed New Zealand Banking Reform, a group calling for reform of
the financial ...
1. Hon BILL ENGLISH to the Minister of Finance: What is the purpose of clause 73(3) of the New Zealand Superannuation
The release of the wholly made in New Zealand film "Vertical Limits" has been an instant success topping the US weekend
box office receipts in grossing $5.01 million. It knocked Dr Suess - the Grinch Who Stole Christmas into second place at
Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight that a New Zealand Press Association report alleging that New Zealanders will
no longer get automatic residency in Australia is completely and utterly false.
The superstitious among us say things come in threes, so I wonder if Al Gore is at home in the VP mansion listening to
his Van Morrison collection, trying to choose a soundtrack for his concession speech. Russell Crowe and Don Johnson both
New unfunded mandates from central government will likely force district and regional councils to spend more ratepayer's
money in social and environmental areas as part of two central government reviews of laws governing them. And Local
Government Minister, ...
The Australian government has decided that New Zealand is a liability and not an asset. It was revealed yesterday that
the Government is preparing to let Australia cut permanent residency rights for New Zealanders, meaning we would be
treated the ...
Latest box office figures from the US show the New Zealand-made film Vertical Limit has just been pipped at the post for
first place by Dr Seuss, How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
ACT has received tremendous feedback from New Zealanders wanting their say on accident compensation. ACC spokesman Ken
Shirley has been overwhelmed with responses. If you would like to view the discussion document, or enrol in an ACC
discussion e-group ...
Today’s issue is devoted in its entirety to some ruminations upton-on-line offered to some Wellington-based
upton-on-line readers at a function hosted by Wellington’s Mayor, Mark Blumsky and sponsored by Sue Wood & Associates. It was on the (overly ...
“You guys looked just like a couple of Elvises,” he said. If I’d been feeling pedantic I would have corrected him - the
correct plural of Elvis is, of course, Elvi .
The Story So Far ... ASH LONG writes: * This time last month I E-mailed you with an urgent request to help me save this
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Helen Clark's new spin on Closing the Gaps leaves Govt. departments in a spin
Two hundred New Zealanders left Mangere International Airport today, for good, the equivalent of a full Boeing 767.
Nothing unusual about today, the same number leave every day.
Latest box office figures from the US show the New Zealand-made film Vertical Limit, starring Aoraki Mt Cook (pictured
above) has just been pipped at the post for first place by Dr Seuss, How The Grinch Stole Christmas.
"Surprising things happen on Waiheke and the air is rarely thin." Thus spoke Bruce Bissett in the Sludgegate trial
today, and the courtroom air itself later became thick with argument - legal and otherwise.
The Auckland University Medical Students' Association (AUMSA) will today present evidence to the Education and Science
Select Committee which shows that student debt is forcing young doctors to leave New Zealand.
Files Found – Middle East Talks – Terms Of trade – US Election – Telstra Saturn Expansion Held Up – Wairarapa Toddler –
Unsupervised Children – Sawmillers Refuse To Work – GM Commission – Peace Prize – Flash Flood – Man Shot – Christmas
Union breaches ERA Actions by the Waterfront Workers’ Union appear to be in breach of the Employment Relations Act, says
NZEF’s Anne Knowles. She says picket action by the union in southern ports to try and prevent members of another union
from loading ...
"The Health Minister must step in and stop Pharmac from turning the funding of the contraceptive pill upside down,"
National Associate Health spokesperson Lynda Scott said today.