The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...
Last week Reserve Bank governor Don Brash was reported (Herald, 20 August) as having chastised his fellow economists for
not having done more to convince the public that free trade is always the best policy for any nation.
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UK supermarkets say demand for organic beer made from organically grown New Zealand hops has grown amid deepening public
concern over food safety and the environmental impact of modern farming. John Howard reports.
The seat of Coromandel, currently held by National MP Murray McLean but fiercely contested by Green MP Jeanette
Fitzsimons, promises to be one of the most interesting and potentially significant seats of the looming general
election. Jonathan Hill ...
Bank managers and receivers hear the same story every day: businesses never go under through bad management. They fail
because of the competition from cheap imports, or the exchange rate, or lack of subsidies. Not long ago, it was the
exchange rate. ...
A detailed review of public sector Information Technology (IT) projects and how they compare with other jurisdictions
was announced by Associate Minister of State Services Maurice Williamson today.
The Top 20 rating items on the Scoop site yesterday were…
Dr Michael Cullen was today “named” by the Speaker and consequently suspended from the House for 24 hours.
A bezerk Michael Cullen was booted out of the House today after a serious breach of Parliamentary discipline. Cullen had
stormed from the House in a remarkable display of bad temper. He was called back by Mr Speaker who sent the Sergeant of
Arms to ...
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As the third reading of the SIS Amendment Bill No. 2 is put before the New Zealand Parliament, a Canadian Anti-APEC
campaigner warns of spy infiltration of New Zealand groups. Those particularly targeted are organisations and
individuals openly critical ...
Mike Moore issued his valedictory speech in Parliament on Tuesday. Scoop is proud to today bring readers the full text
of the speech.
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In contrast to the conservative Christian views of Graham Capill, Presbyterian Minister David S. Clark writes that he
welcomes talk of same-sex marriages.
The Green Party plans to strategically target Wellington Central by standing only a list candidate - high profile
author, safe food campaigner and Green city councillor Sue Kedgley - in the key seat.
Australia's only federal Aboriginal politician will make history in his maiden speech tonight urging governments to stop
throwing more money at indigenous communities, a message ACT Maori Affairs Spokesman Donna Awatere Huata said should be
heeded by ...
"Labour's Deputy Leader, Dr Michael Cullen, lost control of himself and was removed from the House today following
robust questioning of Labour's industrial relations policy," Leader of the House, Roger Sowry, said.
Christchurch GATT Watchdog Organiser Aziz Choudry And The Crown have reached a settlement of Mr Choudry's damages
against the Crown for the entering of his home by two Security Intelligence Service officers in July 1996.
Those people who know me personally would not describe me as the sort of person who is often lost for words. But during
the past weekend I have been very quiet indeed. It's not that I haven't had a lot to say; in fact, the opposite is true.
But the ...