Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 12 September 2006
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NZ's state broadcaster Television One is tonight and tomorrow screening an ABC Television docu-drama series called "Path to 9/11". The docu-drama series is currently under attack in the United States because it contains historically inaccurate information ...
The new documentary 9/11 Press for Truth premiered on September 10th in Washington, DC. The film played at the nearly packed Landmark E Street Cinema just around the corner from FBI headquarters. While the irony was not intentional, it was clearly ...
Following Eritrea’s decision to expel five United Nations security personnel, Secretary-General Kofi Annan today decried a “pattern of hostility” the country has demonstrated towards the world body, including its recent arrest of another staffer.
The crude use of the power of a corporate against vulnerable workers was how Ross Wilson, the Council of Trade Unions president described the battle between the locked out supermarket workers and their boss Progressive Enterprises – Progressive's ...
The Maori Party
The Maori Party today extends its sincere sympathies to the Tongan people, in the sad passing of His Majesty King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV, the King of Tonga. “The loss of King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV will touch Tongan people living here in Aotearoa or ...
Manukau City Councillor Su'a William Sio.
Manukau City Councillor Su’a William Sio says the death of King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV will be sadly felt by all the people of Tonga throughout New Zealand and also throughout the South Pacific region.
Tongan Palace Office
His Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV passed away peacefully at 11.34pm, on Sunday the 10th of September at Mercy Hospital. He was surrounded by the love and prayers of Her Majesty Queen Halaevalu Mata’aho and members of the Royal family. The Prime ...
Two cartoons from John Chuckman reflecting on Bush's actions on September 11th 2001 and subsequently.
Lonely Planet’s new edition New Zealand guidebook, released today (Tuesday 12th September), says New Zealand’s most attractive feature is not only its “outlandishly beautiful scenery”, but its people.
New Zealand Labour Party
With the Exclusive Brethren now publicly advocating for a bigger role in National's 2008 campaign, Labour Strategist Pete Hodgson has called on Don Brash to come clean on his Party's relationship with the Church and his position on third party campaigns.
United Future NZ Party
Parliament has not been a place to be proud of in recent weeks. The aftermath of the Phillip Field saga; the row over parliamentary spending and the appalling behaviour of the two main parties in the debating chamber have all contributed to the worst ...
Office of the Clerk
Business Climate Change Dialogue—Cross-party Agreement; Election Advertising—Validation of Spending; Adult Education—Support; Taito Phillip Field—Ministerial Process; Te Arawa Lakes Settlement Bill—Crown Stratum; Health Services—Workforce; Gulf ...
New Zealand Dietetic Association
In the face of the rising obesity epidemic, it is becoming increasingly important to recognise not only the varying cultural context of food and eating, but also the need to culturally tailor programmes aimed at changing dietary behaviours.
New Zealand Government
Thank you for inviting me to speak today. I also bring the apologies of the Prime Minister, Helen Clark, for not being able to be here.
New Zealand Government
Prime Minister Helen Clark today extended her condolences and sympathies to the people of Tonga at the loss of their Head of State, His Majesty King Taufa’ahau Tupou IV.
Labour "strategist" Pete Hodgson has been wondering out loud how Libertarianz can afford to take their lawsuit against the Labour Party to the High Court. Libertarianz leader Bernard Darnton responds, "We have been running a fundraising campaign since ...
Organised by FTA Watch with bilaterals.org, GRAIN and Médecins Sans Frontières Bangkok, Thailand 27-29 July 2006
US State Department
Mahalo, Gov. Linda Lingle, for that generous introduction. The Governor is too modest. I just read a July survey showing that she has a 73% approval rating. She's a great role model for women in Hawaii and around the world. I am delighted to be here in ...
The issues surrounding the election and the way the Exclusive Brethren was able to kick in a million or so dollars to smear Labour and parties likely to support Labour (the Greens) just prior to the 2005 election dominated the the Prime Minister's regular ...
Green Party Co-Leader Russel Norman said that the acceptance by an Australian Senate committee that oil production will peak well before 2030 should be serving as a wakeup call to the New Zealand Government, especially in light of other evidence that it ...
US State Department
QUESTION: On this fifth anniversary of 9/11, there's a story on the front page of The Washington Post that says that the hunt for Usama bin Laden, quoting one U.S. source, has gone "stone cold." "The clandestine U.S. commandos whose ...
University of Auckland
Nutrigenomics researchers at The University of Auckland have found a potential relationship between Crohn's disease, a disease that causes inflammation of the digestive tract, and diet.
In September 2004, a number of organisations initiated a collaborative website to support peoples' struggles against bilateral free trade and investment agreements: http://www.bilaterals.org. The initiators included the Asia-Pacific Research Network, ...
Less than 72 hours before ABC's "The Path to 9/11" is scheduled to air, the network is suddenly under siege. On Tuesday, ABC was forced to concede that "The Path to 9/11" is "a dramatization, not a documentary." The film deceptively invents scenes ...
Vodafone New Zealand and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM) have launched the BlackBerry® 7130v™ for corporate and individual users in New Zealand. The quad-band BlackBerry 7130v supports wireless access to email, phone, organiser, Web ...
I was in Israel a few weeks ago, attending my niece's wedding in Jerusalem, and filming interviews for a documentary with the working title "Pathways to Peace" that explores long-term prospects for lasting peace, from the point of view of people living in ...
Four veterans of the current war in Iraq and one supporter (a total of five young men) were detained at the Pentagon today after they attended an open house and left behind flyers providing information about the lethal effects of depleted uranium.
Tomorrow’s episode of the Path to 9/11 will be interrupted part-way through by the President’s address to the nation at 9pm EST. Just which 16-18 minute segment of the docudrama comes at an hour into the docudrama you, Down Under, will know before ...
C4 Music Television
C4 viewers may have voted Nirvana Nevermind as the album you must own in last weeks U CHOOSE 40, but this week - the Seattle rockers lost out to the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Guns n Roses in votes for the greatest song of the 90's. Red Hot Chili Peppers ...
Yes, the rumor’s true. Greg Palast is facing a criminal complaint from the Department of Homeland Security stemming from his filming the Hurricane Katrina investigation for Link TV and Democracy Now. The film’s producer, Matt Pascarella, is also facing ...