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THE WEEK'S TOP 20 SCOOPS
The top rating items for the week ending August 6 on the Scoop Website were…
Scoop's Alastair Thompson analyses the latest developments in the Kosovo tragedy, and argues peace is not a two way
Isn't it interesting how when under the spotlight a position of hindsight is quickly assumed. We are talking here of
course about the WINZ fiasco.
Despite his reluctance to now admit it, Labour's biotechnology spokesperson Mark Peck said the 'M' word last week. And
in doing so he has heralded a major, and rather embarrassing U-turn for Labour's policy on genetic engineering.
Is this the end, or just another phase in a deepening WINZ stouch? Scoop's Alastair Thompson prefers the second theory -
A Scoop Today Special - News Analysis with links.
Speech by Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen to KPMG Contrary to the hopes of some, the fears of others, and
the expectations of many, tax has not emerged as one of the two or three leading issues of the 1999 election. Insofar as
it has had ...
PRESS BRIEFING BY JOE LOCKHART - Q: Does the President have a problem fundamentally with what Mrs. Clinton said about
him in her interview in Talk Magazine?
Scoop Feature: Scoop's Jonathan Hill looks at the changing positions in the leadup to this weeks labelling decision on
genetically engineered foods and the challenges of the immediate future
A worrying theme is emerging in some recent studies; democracy is much less popular than died-in-the-wool democrats such
as myself would wish it to be. Further, democracy seems to be less popular with young than with older New Zealanders
A foretaste of things to come in NZ? Simon Orme writes from Sydney on the question of a republic and how the debate is
finally heating up.
1.Media Release 2.Copy of letter sent to MPs (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 3.Copy of letter sent to
election candidates (that accompanied M-Pact employment contract) 4.Logo (attached logo.tiff).
"The 747 I'd like to fly the world in [with the All Blacks]" - Kevin Roberts"
The New Zealand distributor of a green-lipped mussel extract being touted as a possible cancer cure has halted
distribution after recognising that claims made in promotional material far outstrip any evidence from research and are
in breach of the Medicines ...
"It this is Bill Hastings's image of New Zealand the way he wants it, he can get himself another job. New Zealanders are
not interested in promoting the pornographic perversity and incessant obscenities and blasphemies contained, in what
must be, ...
Scoop's top 20 rating items over the last 36 hours were...
A Treasury cost-benefit study on the privatisation of NZ Rail released today is garbage, Alliance leader Jim Anderton
Scoop's top 20 rating items yesterday were...
Social Services, Work and Income Minister Roger Sowry and Associate Minister of Work and Income Peter McCardle said
today that they accept the conclusions of the report into the performance of the WINZ CEO Christine Rankin.
The Office of Film and Literature Classification has classified 18 works by the late American Artist Keith Haring,
recently exhibited at the City Art Gallery, Wellington.
I have read Mr Wintringham's statement and will naturally be discussing the matters he has raised with the WINZ