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Scoop Top 30 Weekend Ratings 23-24 Sept 2006


Scoop Top 30 Weekend Ratings 23-24 Sept 2006

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Dates: 25/Sep/2006, 24/Sep/2006 1: Stroke Awareness Week

"Strokes are the third highest cause of death in New Zealand each year, and the highest cause of ongoing disability," says Mark Vivian CEO of the Stroke Foundation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0609/S00043.htm

2: Extent of National's Brethren lies now clear

The full extent of the National Party cover up of their involvement with the Exclusive Brethren is becoming clear today with revelations that all but three National MPs accepted support from the Church, Labour strategist Pete Hodgson said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00512.htm

3: Lyndon Hood: Next Week In Politics

Brash to Clark: "I Know You Are, But What Am I?": Personal attacks have no place in politics according to National Party Leader Don Brash, and only a poo-brain like Helen Clark would resort to them; Clark Clarifies Brash Comments: I think it's quite ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00313.htm

4: Maori Television Highlights

MONDAY September 11 The Backyardigans - 4.30 PM Kids can't get enough of the Backyardigans, a gang of computer-created animals who sing and dance their way through musical adventures in their backyards. Now the whole series has been dubbed into Te reo Maori so it's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0608/S00268.htm

5: World changing kids

“We need to nurture those who will change the world,” Waikato University School of Education Associate Professor Roger Moltzen says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0608/S00021.htm

6: Massive increase in Govt bureaucracy

A 64% increase in space leased by Government departments since 1999 and a 95% rise in policy and admin staff shows how bloated the bureaucracy has become, says National Party State Services spokesman Gerry Brownlee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0608/S00156.htm

7: NZMIC August Newsletter

Welcome to the first in an ongoing series of monthly updates telling you what’s going on here at the NZ Music Industry Commission. Each month we’ll be clueing you in on some of our projects and activities, as well as bringing you the odd piece ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0608/S00142.htm

8: Business Briefs

The impact of housing loans; High ranking for business research; International leadership in small business

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0608/S00004.htm

9: Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya: Iranian War Games

War games and military exercises are now well underway within Iran and its territory. The Iranian Armed Forces—the Regular Armed Forces and the Revolutionary Guards Corps—began the first stage of massive nationwide war games along border areas ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0608/S00275.htm

10: Emirates Means Business

Emirates Airline has raised the stakes in the fiercely-contested premium traveller segment with the launch of its new generation lie-flat Business Class seats today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0608/S00188.htm

11: Airline security

Following this morning's police action, security at all UK airports has been increased and additional security measures have been put in place for all flights. With immediate effect, the following arrangements apply to all passengers starting their journey ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0608/S00178.htm

12: Business Briefs

Conference of importance to agribusiness Massey University economist Professor Allan Rae says the next Australian Agricultural Economics Society conference will have special relevance to New Zealand’s agribusiness sector. Professor Rae is president-elect ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00014.htm

13: Pollination Solutions Sought

Federated Farmers is keen to work with the government on finding ways to solve problems caused by the spread of the varroa bee mite, said Frank Brenmuhl, chair of Dairy Farmers of New Zealand, the dairy arm of Federated Farmers of New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0608/S00345.htm

14: Education outperforming Business

The New Zealand Principals’ Federation is delighted with the latest results of the National Education Monitoring Project (NEMP), released yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0608/S00085.htm

15: Police National Headquarters

The name of the Office of the Commissioner is to change to Police National Headquarters. Police General Manager of Public Affairs, Michael Player, says the Office of the Commissioner name has outlived its usefulness.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0609/S00009.htm

16: Wellington Regional Strategy

Upper Hutt Mayor Wayne Guppy announced today that his Council has lodged a formal objection to the proposal for the Wellington Regional Council to take over economic development under the umbrella of the Wellington Regional Strategy. The reasons for ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0608/S00296.htm

17: News release

With only a fortnight to go in the Shop For Your School campaign, the race is on for communities across the country to help their favourite school take a share of loads of new technology equipment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00013.htm

18: Adult Learners' Awards

Six University of Waikato students will receive Adult Learners’ Awards of $1,000 each from Vice-Chancellor Professor Roy Crawford at a ceremony on 6 September. The Vice-Chancellor’s Adult Learners’ Awards are presented each year during Adult ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00004.htm

19: National Librarian elected

National Librarian and Chief Executive of the National Library of New Zealand Te Puna Matauranga o Aotearoa, Penny Carnaby, has been elected to lead the World Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL). The election took place at the World Library ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0609/S00011.htm

20: Christchurch Weather Advisory

Please note: A welfare centre has now been set up at Cashmere High School's McCoombes Performing Arts Centre (Barrington Rd entrance to the school and follow the Civil Defence signs). The Salvation Army is supplying meals to those unable to get to their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0608/S00080.htm

21: Nuplex Rewards Shareholders

New Zealand multinational resin manufacturer, Nuplex Industries, is rewarding shareholders with a record gross dividend payout for the full year of 44.4 cents following an 87% lift in audited after tax profit to $62 million for the year ending June 30 2006. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0608/S00441.htm

22: Robert Parry: The Bushes and the Truth About Iran

The Bushes and the Truth About Iran By Robert Parry Consortium News & Truthout.org Thursday 21 September 2006

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00323.htm

23: Mallard: Speech to launch of nutrition report

Thank you to the New Zealand Beef and Lamb Marketing Bureau for inviting me today, and I must say that the refurbished Banquet Hall at Parliament is an ideal venue for an event that celebrates healthy diet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00508.htm

24: UQ Wire: Chossudovsky - Who Is Osama Bin Laden?

At eleven o’clock, on the morning of September 11, the Bush administration had already announced that Al Qaeda was responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center (WTC) and the Pentagon. This assertion was made prior to the conduct of an ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00315.htm

25: AGENDA Transcript: Don Brash & Pete Hodgson 23/9/6

LISA: Today we talk to National Leader Don Brash, he’s live in Wellington. In Auckland we’ll talk to former Sunday News editor Alan Hitchens about when a scoop is not a scoop and our Dairy Diary will take a closer look at Don Brash’s neighbours ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00336.htm

26: Model Urged To Step Down As Face Of De Beers

Bushmen Urge Linda Evangelista To Step Down As Face Of De Beers And Harrods Not To Open De Beers Concession

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0609/S00435.htm

27: Don Brash must go

Don Brash's refusal to denounce his links with the Exclusive Brethren despite proof that they have hired private investigators to follow Cabinet Ministers and their families is astonishing and warrants his resignation, Labour strategist Pete Hodgson ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0609/S00511.htm

28: Thailand Coup Protests, Petitions & Prosecutions

BANGKOK, Thailand -- The wife of self-exiled billionaire Thaksin Shinawatra, and two of their adult children, did not flee abroad after a bloodless military coup toppled his elected government, paving the way for possible prosecution of his family ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00335.htm

29: Chavez' Comments: Strategy Or Ravings Of Madman?

You'd think George Bush would get down on his knees and kiss Hugo Chavez's behind. Not only has Chavez delivered cheap oil to the Bronx and other poor communities in the United States. And not only did he offer to bring aid to the victims of Katrina. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00326.htm

30: Ancient Art Italy Wants Back From Boston's MFA

With Boston's Museum of Fine Arts nearing an accord with Italy over its collection of classical art acquired primarily from Italy both before and after the1983 UNESCO curb on antiquities trafficking - I thought it might be interesting to revisit a ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0609/S00210.htm

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