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Scoop's Top 30 Weekend Ratings – 24 + 25 June 2006

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The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: ANZ Export Awards

"42 Below, Pitango and Sweet Shop were honoured last evening, for their exceptional contribution to New Zealand’s export success, at the city's export awards.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00269.htm

2: Lula – Brazil’s Lost Leader

For many Brazilians, the October 2002 election of President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva symbolized the ascendance to power of a leftist prodigal son. But impoverished Brazilians, initially attracted by Lula’s radical past and his passionate pledge to transform ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00515.htm

3: Scoop Launches Audio and Video Podcast Feed

Scoop has launched its audio/video podcast providing Scoopers with the best way to stay ahead of other media. The great thing about the podcast is it allows you to listen and view the media at a time that's convenient to you.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00080.htm

4: Will Major Media Finally Cover Election Fraud?

That the presidential elections of 2000 and 2004 were stolen has become an article of faith for millions of mainstream Americans. But there has been barely a whiff of coverage in the major media about any problems with the electronic voting machines ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0605/S00265.htm

5: The Presence of Iranian Rights Violators on the UN

Re: the Presence of Rights Violators of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the UN Human Rights Council

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00513.htm

6: How the US Continues to Manipulate Nicaragua

• “Radical Populism,” the basis for a new post-cold war U.S. national security doctrine, unfolds in region, providing a rationale for a new epoch of U.S. domination

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00512.htm

7: Greg Palast: Dan crashes - Bush flies high

They finally put Dan Rather out of his misery. Today, CBS finally terminated him and sent him to the electronic glue factory -- all for reporting the truth. But not all of it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00292.htm

8: Questions And Answers - Thursday, 22 June 2006

1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS (Co-Leader—Green) to the Minister of Finance: What steps, if any, will he take to reduce the current account deficit, and, in particular, what steps will he take to reduce the impact of rising oil prices on the current account ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00465.htm

9: Council emails city news

Direct access to the latest information about life in North Shore City - including events, activities and neighbourhood projects - is the focus of 'shorelife', North Shore City Council's new monthly email newsletter, launched this month.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0605/S00195.htm

10: Rail Still Moving Through Central NI

Despite many roads including State Highway One being closed in the centre of the North Island there is one form of transport getting through, rail. All Tranz Scenic services moving passengers by rail between Auckland and Wellington are still operational ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00363.htm

11: Richard S Ehrlich: Turkey Political

ISTANBUL, Turkey -- "Ten or 15 years ago, we had Romanian girls in Istanbul selling their bodies as prostitutes," said Hassan, an office worker in Istanbul's old Sultan Ahmet neighborhood.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00293.htm

12: Cancer Links With Diet And Lifestyle

There’s a price to be paid for cheap food – and it could be people’s health.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0606/S00107.htm

13: Author Slams Shabby Journalism

Award-winning author Lynley Hood today slammed “shabby” media coverage of the controversial rape convictions of Cambodian-based New Zealander Graham Cleghorn.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0606/S00236.htm

14: Doomsayers wrong over economy

23 June 2006 Media Statement Doomsayers wrong over economy The March quarter GDP result flies in the face of those who predicted doom and gloom for the New Zealand economy, Finance Minister Michael Cullen said today. Over the March quarter the economy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00481.htm

15: 'Let's Put an end to this Savagery': Harawira

"In all the barking about micro-chipping, we are in danger of forgetting about Carolina Anderson, the young girl whose face was torn apart by an American Staffordshire terrier, and about whom this whole debate arose" said Hone Harawira, Maori Party Member of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00469.htm

16: FOX News Gives Free Ad For Main Progressive Critic

FOX News Provides Free Ad For Its Main Progressive Critic, Amy Goodman’s "Democracy Now"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00516.htm

17: Asia Cooperation Conference Welcomed

The Conference on Interaction and Confidence-building in Asia (CICA), which brings together a diverse range of countries from across the region, has a key role to play in advancing responses to major global challenges, Secretary-General Kofi Annan said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00529.htm

18: Scoop Image: Southern Snow From Outer Space

An image of the snowbound South Island taken from NASA's Modis Satellite yesterday. Click for big version (very big 1.7 megs)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00177.htm

19: India: New Zealand's Fastest Growing Export Market

A recent Auckland seminar reiterated to the New Zealand audience what rest of the world already knows - doing business with India is not only profitable but also inevitable.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00278.htm

20: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS:; Economy: There is No Recession in New Zealand; Biosecurity: Bee Mites Suspected in Nelson Outside Initial Radius; Weather: Roads Closed But Trains On In Central NI; MORE HEADLINES:; Arts: Barrowman awarded Michael King fellowship; ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00294.htm

21: Questions And Answers - Tuesday, 21 June 2006

1. JOHN KEY (National—Helensville) to the Minister of Finance: Does he agree with the Minister of Revenue’s assessment that “Our major trading partner, Australia, is already looking at significant tax cuts to both business and private incomes in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00433.htm

22: Nepal Relapsing into Regression

“If the King is not given the space, it might create a grave situation. Let not another revolt start just because someone has been looked over. I have saying ceremonial monarchy since long to give a breathing pace to the king. If the king is not given ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00291.htm

23: Trade unions under pressure in Albania

Brussels (ICFTU online): The Executive Board of the ICFTU, at its 125th meeting on 21 June 2006, expresses its profound concern at the situation in Albania and the possible consequences it could have for the social dialogue. It urges the government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00511.htm

24: UN marks World Refugee Day with message of hope

From remote camps to big cities, from the steaming lowlands of Liberia to the high plateaux of Afghanistan, from floodlit fountains to fashion shows and soccer matches, the United Nations today celebrated World Refugee Day with a message of “Hope” broadcast ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0606/S00429.htm

25: VideoPod: Solving The World Cup Blue Boots Mystery

Selwyn Manning presents Scoop's video podcast, reporting on the Football World Cup blue boots mystery; Also how high-tech can lead to low-coms; And an invitation for you to send us your video podcasts. (Drop Selwyn an email via Selwyn@scoop.co.nz)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00290.htm

26: Imports Widen Current Account Deficit

The seasonally adjusted current account deficit was $4,101 million in the March 2006 quarter, Statistics New Zealand said today. The $665 million widening of the current account deficit this quarter was mainly due to an increase in goods and services ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0606/S00338.htm

27: Reaching Out To Iran: Too Little, Too Late?

President Bush's 180-degree turn on direct negotiations with Iran clearly represents a defeat for the super-hawks who have been urging military action - and arguably an act of desperation for an administration that has run out of good options.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0606/S00282.htm

28: Bodega News - Friday 22 June

Next week I am on the road with local electro pop band Charlie Ash. They are performing five South Island shows as far south as Queenstown. Anyhow - back on track - pop in and try some of our winter warmers......

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0606/S00187.htm

29: Questions And Answers - Tuesday, 20 June 2006

1. RON MARK (NZ First) to the Minister of Police: Do the police hire private security firms for the purpose of monitoring potentially suicidal inmates being held in police cells; if so, under what circumstances are they used for this purpose?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00391.htm

30: Kiwi meets Kangaroo - the single market challenge

Earlier this year I committed to giving a series of speeches exploring some of the issues in the finance portfolio. The first of these, in February, was a retrospective look at the six years of this Labour Government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0606/S00482.htm

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