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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…
It's ironic that some of our nation's sports photographers (and their editors) are acting like pimply 13 year olds in
the same week that various news media have displayed their distaste about the treatment of ex CEO of the Department of
Work and Income, ...
The battle in the Employment Court over whether Christine Rankin should be awarded the $818,000 she seeks in damages is
about her performance or non-performance as a CEO of a government department. It is about the issue of whether she was
Head of the Prime Minister’s Department Mark Prebble had never given Prime Minister Helen Clark advice on what to wear,
and wouldn’t have even if she did wear short skirts, Miss Clark said today.
Police Commissioner Isikia Savua has embarked on a gay-bashing trail. Over the past week, Savua has condemned the
alleged lifestyle of murder victims John Scott and Gregory Scrivner.
The following is a draft speech C.D.Sludge wrote for Scoop Editor Alastair Thompson for him to consider using for the
Computerworld Excellence Awards, should Scoop win. As you should by now be aware, Scoop didn’t. Nevertheless most, if
not quite all ...
"Christine Rankin is quite entitled to wear whatever she likes but we do wish to raise some issues of sartorial
challenges within the public service!!!"
It's a funny thing, the New Zealand Herald. It used to be called Granny Herald because of its conservatism, & lampooned as the print arm of the National Party. Now it is the print arm of the present Labour/Alliance government, & it pleases me to call ...
Images by Scoop’s Auckland photographer Jason Dorday of the Scoop Team at the Computerworld Excellence awards in
The Water Pressure group are holding a protest outside Ike's villa in Grey Lynn to stop the council from taking down
his anti-Metrowater signs. Ike's front lawn is covered with signs. The signs speak out against the privatisation of
water services ...
The government should re-think its superannuation priorities in light of the Ministry of Social Policy report on the
living standards of older New Zealanders, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.
Cervical Smears – Enza – Christine Rankin – Leased Executives – Scott Buried – Retail Sales – Jamaican Shoot-out – Gun
Trafficking – Homeless Aucklanders – Invincibles Jersey – Huntley Upgrade – Allocated Seats – Purple Prose
Revelations that a Tologa Bay house administered by Maori Affairs Minister Parekura Horomia has been condemned as unfit
for human habitation have strengthened rather than weakened Housing Minister Mark Gosche’s call for a crackdown on
landlords with ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and back, once again, to what TV3 News likes to call The Rankin Files. Mark Prebble, the head
of the Prime Minister's department, gave evidence on his interactions with the CEO of Work and Income and somehow made
it all look ...
A survey has shown that few New Zealanders are aware of the significance of climate change.
NZ Firearm owners are outraged at the appointment of a gun-control activist to advise a Government delegation.
State Services Minister Trevor Mallard said a survey of the number of leased executives in government departments showed
it was not a widespread problem.
According to the Prime Minister, the future of the Asia-Pacific region (as articulated in the New Zealand Defence Review
papers) is "incredibly benign".
To complement the outdoors lifestyle associated with the Ford Explorer and the new Sport Utility Vehicle the Ford
Escape, Ford New Zealand is launching a range of accessories and merchandise under the 'No Boundaries – Ford Outfitters'
National MP Gerry Brownlee has dismissed as laughable State Services Minister Trevor Mallard's suggestion that the
Opposition has been hypocritical in its criticism of the Government's conduct as an employer.
The closure of a popular walking track near Wanaka is sadly a precursor to many more such closures, ACT Conservation
spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today.
The Government is attempting to soften the New Zealand public to a rise in taxes to enforce flawed environmental
measures, ACT MP Gerry Eckhoff said today.
Article by Aziz Choudry, GATT Watchdog You've got to wonder at the nerve of New Zealand trade officials. During the
furtive Multilateral Agreement on Investment negotiations and the subsequent international waves of opposition they were
The winner of the race to map the human genome, Dr Craig Venter of Celera Genomics, is to address next month's Catching
the Knowledge Wave conference on the advances occurring in bio-technology and the opportunities for countries like New
I have read Mr Wintringham's statement and will naturally be discussing the matters he has raised with the WINZ
With the current debate over the introduction of ‘super’ trucks, Tranz Rail believes it is important for people to know
rail has the capacity to cope with significantly higher demand to move freight around New Zealand.
The Labour Party's election-year promises have been consigned to the rubbish bin, ACT Finance Spokesman MP Rodney Hide
As promised in Scoop Update #1 the story of Scoop at the ComputerWorld Excellence awards, including a C.D. Sludge draft
award acceptance speech, Guy’s World, and pictures, will be compiled once Scoop has caught up on the weekend’s news
happenings (563 email ...
The government is welcoming the agreement by Auckland's local authorities on a preferred option for the use of the
region's rail corridor, says Minister Assisting the Prime Minister with Auckland Issues, Judith Tizard.
The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.
Winz Chief Executive Christine Rankin starred in a Michael-Jackson type performance at a senior manager's conference,
dressed in an extravagant costume and descending from the ceiling on a flying rig said Alliance spokesperson on Social
Welfare, Grant ...