Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings -3 October 2005
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In this report: - Activist Attorney Paul Lehto Makes a Strong Case - VotersUnite.Org's Theisen Explains How Citizens have "Outsourced" the Voting and Tabulation Process to Corporations - A Huge Opportunity in New Mexico and Three Weeks to Raise the Money ...
Salient, Victoria University's weekly student magazine, will not be distributed today because of a High Court injunction obtained by the University's Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Pat Walsh.
Richard Ehrlich reports that U.S. troops in Iraq have traded hundreds of images of mutilated corpses in exchange for free online pornography, according to the owner of a Web site investigated by the Pentagon.
The special votes have been counted. The Maori Party has gained an entitlement to a third seat, reducing the overhang to one (and the size of the whole Parliament to 121). The National Party has dropped a seat (to 48) leaving Helen Clark (with ...
Victoria University’s student magazine Salient reports that students there are in for a massive increase in fees in 2006, with the University considering 5 to 10 percent across-the-board fee rises.
Critic, the much-talked about Otago University student magazine, was named the best publication by a panel of media experts at the annual Aotearoa Student Press Association awards, held in Auckland on Saturday in association with the NZ Listener.
Broadcaster Julian Wilcox has tendered an apology to Maori Television and to the public for his actions surrounding a media story that brought disrepute to Maori Television.
Speaking notes for National Party Leader Don Brash, National Party Caucus Room, Old Parliament Buildings, Wellington.
The UN's nuclear watchdog agency, the IAEA, officially signed Iran's death-warrant yesterday. By passing a US-backed resolution that refers Iran's nuclear program to the Security Council, the member states have endorsed America's genocidal Middle ...
Teen actresses and businesswomen Ashley Olsen and Mary-Kate Olsen have their sights set on a new brand launch that includes an entirely new target market – ‘tween and teen boys.
Over the last couple of decades much of the left have called for the New Zealand government to “honour the Treaty.” At this last election the Maori Party won 4 seats in parliament and is likely to prop up the next government. A key demand of the Maori ...
Warm and moist conditions are now triggering one of the country’s biggest home insect invasions.
13: The Letter
We picked it; Jobs for votes; The Greens; New Zealand First; New Landscape; Speakership; ACT's loss, National's gain; ACT strategy; The Economy; Those Dodgy Polls
Prime Minister Helen Clark today dealt with the following issues at her post cabinet press conference: - The latest Bali Bombing - Post special vote coalition forming negotiations - The inquiry into Taito Philip Field
At 3.50pm today the Green Co-Leaders Rod Donald and Jeanette Fitzsimons held a brief photo call with Prime Minister Helen Clark and Deputy Labour Party Leader Michael Cullen prior to the beginning of coalition and government formation talks.
The recent Resolution of the IAEA is preparation for War. The voting pattern on the Resolution against Iran is significant. But what is even more significant - that people all over the world including in the anti-war movement in the United States ...
The Chief Electoral Officer has released the final election results that confirm Labour is the party with the most votes and takes 50 MPs into the new Parliament. National loses one MP achieving a final election result with 48 MPs in its caucus. ...
One thing for sure, Labour scored a pyrrhic victory. Although the special votes have yet to be counted they are unlikely to change the flavour of Parliament. Whatever the coalition/supply and confidence/or abstention arrangements, a difficult time ...
The Royal New Zealand SPCA has expressed outrage at a hoax posting on the ‘Trade Me’ website, offering a dolphin for sale by auction.
The Green Party is disappointed the party was just 1,246 votes short of getting a seventh MP in the next Parliament, but is pleased the final election results confirm Helen Clark will be the next Prime Minister of New Zealand.
The number of seats in Parliament will be 121, not the 122 seats predicted on election night.
After running a campaign for votes that would put most New Zealand politicians to shame, 20-year-old Aucklander Alex Hempstock has won the title of CLEO Bachelor of the Year 2005.
A New Zealand company’s commitment to research is enabling the boatbuilding industry to benefit from its advances in composite materials technology. The result is boats, including those competing in the next America’s Cup, that are lighter and stronger, ...
About 65 singers, dancers and musicians will take to the stage at the PumpHouse beside Takapuna’s Lake Pupuke this month to raise funds for refugees from Burma.
Auckland, 29 September, 2005. The Muriwai Lifeguard Service tower was today rescued off the rugged Auckland west coast beach by New Zealand Crane Hire after surf and wind had eroded the dunes it was built on.
AMERICA'S "WAR ON TERRORISM" - Expanded and Updated Edition of the 2002 Best-Seller: War and Globalisation, The Truth behind September 11 , with Eleven New Chapters The Book has just been released.
At least three bombs exploded in Bali at 8.00pm local time on 1 October, at Kuta and Jimbaran. Several deaths and injuries have occurred. At this stage there are no reports of New Zealand casualties.
Immigration Minister Amanda Vanstone today said trials of two new systems at Sydney airport could help dramatically strengthen Australia’s border security.
The Waitaki Catchment Water Allocation Plan was officially handed to Environment Minister Marian Hobbs today by the chair of the Waitaki Catchment Water Allocation Board Judge David Sheppard.
David Cobb, 2004 Green Party Presidential Candidate announced that he would not seek the 2008 Green Party Nomination. Speaking exclusively to Scoop's conference correspondent, Cobb said: "I think that the Green Party should run a woman for president in 2008. ...