Yesterday's Top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
New Zealand’s leading broadcaster and New Zealand’s leading telecommunications company have joined together in a
programme designed to put every New Zealander on screen for the Millennium.
What's driving the future of automotive brands? Address to the Toyota Australia dealers conference Sydney, 23 September
Concern is mounting worldwide that donor-money countries provide to the IMF and World Bank for loans may not be
reaching those in need. John Howard reports.
"Mauri Pacific fully understands Jack Elder's decision to step down at this year's election," its Leader, Hon Tau
Henare, said today.
The Minister of Internal Affairs, Jack Elder, has announced he’ll be retiring from Parliament at the General Election.
Today’s questions for oral answer by Ministers are….
The Government appears determined to duck Parliamentary questions on the Auditor-General's inquiry into the Work and
Income NZ chartered aircraft affair, says Labour's social welfare spokesperson Steve Maharey.
Native Forest Action urges the public and media to be skeptical of the latest Timberlands public relations stunt which
is scheduled for Tuesday, 12:30pm outside Parliament Buildings.
ACC Minister Murray McCully insulted the convenors and participants at the International Forest Industry Safety
Conference today by lying about Labour's ACC policy and the National Government's ACC "reforms", Labour ACC spokesperson
Ruth Dyson ...
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so we have a date with democracy on November 27, and not November 6. The Prime Minister has
apparently surprised the pundits and disappointed some of her caucus by going for the earlier date.
Walking around in downtown Colombo, with its magnificent Ocean front on one side and its colonial buildings on another,
it is easy to forget about a war being fought in the country somewhere in the North. The three-wheelers, the hawkers
selling everything ...
PM Comments and Rising Poverty – Housing Retort – Shrinking Economy Explained – Whakatane Hospital Discrimination? –
Death Of Mrs Heenan (not asked) – Govt View On Anti-defection Legislation
East Timor: Donations, Refugees – Jack Elder – Genetics: Petition, Monsanto, Farm Conference – Split ENZ Concert – Drug
Use – Chechnya – UN Human Rights Committee – Birth Interventions – Snail Study – Nuclear Accident – Rugby World Cup
Today's order paper for government orders of the day contains the following...this is the final sitting week of this
Polls On The ECA – Student Loan Interest – GE Food – Road Toll – Tomorrow’s Schools - Mental Health Funding
Last weeks announcement of the November 27 election date has well and truly seen campaigning by all parties begin in
earnest. Jonathan Hill reports on the first of nine long weeks.
The initiative of the group of academics campaigning against the referendum to reduce the numbers of MPs in Parliament
is warmly commended by Waitakere MP and Chair of the Electoral Law Select Committee, Hon Marie Hasler,
Note: This is a special extended bulletin - Including today's news and highlights from the weekend...
Members of the Rebel Caucus have slammed Labour's Tertiary Education policy, released on Wednesday.
African leaders began meeting this week to discuss the effects of globalisation on small economies, while at the South
Pacific Forum, Pacific nations have been accused of being too dependent on outside powers. Smaller trade and economic
blocs are a ...