Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
TV3 weather guru Augie Auer is predicting a big horrible mean storm for the coming 48 hours. Put away your boats. Watch
out for floods and stay at home, he says. Scoop plots the storm.
Scoop received the following in the mail in the wake of the All Blacks loss to France in the Rugby World Cup...
The All Blacks as portrayed in three mock-up advertising images prepared by a Copenhagen expatriate fan….
Jenny Shipley has promised that a National government will pay, to New Zealanders who receive high incomes, a dividend
in the form of a cut in the 33% tax rate to 30%. The argument of those who seek such a handout is that New Zealand must
cut its ...
The All Blacks lost. Yes, it is unthinkable. But yes, it has happened. France beat us. Horribly. And no its not over. We
have to play again. Against the Springboks. For third place! So yes, in short, it is awful.
The release of the NZ First party list today does nothing to dispel the impression that the party is a "disintegrating,
disorganised and divisive personality cult," say two former candidates, Rex Widerstrom and David Stevenson.
It's not only our emotional barometer that has suffered with the defeat of the All Blacks on Monday. According to
current research it is evident our sleep patterns have been affected as well.
The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began
shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.
New Zealand First President, Doug Woolerton MP, today released New Zealand First's Party List (attached).
Responding to the hints of a couple of US Lord of The Rings websites – http://www.lordoftherings.com/ and
http://www.onering.net/ - Scoop earlier this week informed its star Hobbit paparazzi of a reported sighting of Gandalf’s
exploding trees in Upper Hutt.
The election is still three weeks or so away, but yesterday two sitting MPs effectively lost their seats. Coolly and
ruthlessly Winston Peters (well, technically, New Zealand First) dispatched Jenny Bloxham and Robyn McDonald into
political oblivion by placing ...
ACT leader Richard Prebble featured on the inaugural Whittaker’s Good Honest Campaign Report, carried on Channel Z last
Sunday night and drew a huge response from youth audiences who sent hundreds of faxes and emails into the station.
Libertarianz today questioned ACT's tax policy, wondering why government spending should not be slashed significantly
and therefore taxation reduced even further. "The policy is a step in the right direction", said Libertarianz Finance
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate has fallen for the third quarter in a row to 6.8 per cent in the September
1999 quarter according to Statistics New Zealand's Household Labour Force Survey, the official measure of unemployment.
This rate is ...
"Auckland University student activists harping on about fee increases destroying students' futures ignore the real
culprit," says Libertarianz Tertiary Education Spokesman Andrew Bates. "Lower fees mean more state funding which means
Sound asleep in peaceful bliss this was one game I would not miss the alarm went off as pride set in I was about to
watch the All Blacks win
Rebels at Victoria University of Wellington labelled Phillida Bunkle's decision to withdraw from the Wellington Central
election race as "cowardly".
Five leaders, five questions each. Paul Holmes as inquisitor. Yes or no answers requested. The following questions were
one of segments from the Second Leaders debate held last night on TV1.
Victoria University of Wellington has recommended to Council the setting of student fees for three years, providing
greater stability to students planning their tertiary education, Vice Chancellor Professor Michael Irving announced