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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 18 November 2007



Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: The American People are Beginning To Get It

Ernest Partridge

Despite compelling statistical, circumstantial, anecdotal and eyewitness evidence that two presidential and numerous congressional elections have been stolen, this evidence has been discounted, ignored and ridiculed by the mainstream media and, ...

2: Civil Rights and Suppression of Terrorism

Bryan Innes

Sustainability, Democracy, Civil Rights and the Suppression of Terrorism. or Power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

3: Companies Pull Advertising from Californication

Family First Lobby.

Two more companies have responded to the concerns of Family First NZ and other concerned family groups and parents by withdrawing any future advertising from TV3’s offensive and pornographic Californication series.

4: Speech Jim Anderton - NZVCC administrators’ conf.

New Zealand Government

Minister of Agriculture, Minister for Biosecurity Minister of Fisheries, Minister of Forestry Associate Minister of Health Associate Minister for Tertiary Education

5: 2007 Roger Award’s Eight Finalists Named

Campaign Against Foreign Control Of Aotearoa

The finalists for the annual Roger Award For the Worst Transnational Corporation Operating in Aotearoa/New Zealand in 2007 are (in no particular order of preference):

6: IPCC report reinforces need for climate action

New Zealand Government

The latest report from the UN’s climate change panel reiterates the need for concerted and urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, Climate Change Minister David Parker says.

7: Peters completes visit to North Korea

New Zealand Government

New Zealand is willing to assist North Korea’s economic development if it follows through on its commitments under the Six Party Talks, Foreign Minister Winston Peters said after a two-day visit to North Korea.

8: Ask Mary Xmas: An Advice Column For The Season

Julie Webb-Pullman

Stressing over what to buy, make or send your loved ones this Christmas? Who to invite for Christmas Dinner? Where to go for your holidays? Relax!! Ask Mary Xmas in our new weekly column!! Send email to

9: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 17 November 2007

Scoop Daily Ratings

Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

10: PM’s husband supports Labour’s election rort

New Zealand National Party

Helen Clark’s husband might have to agree with her latest election rort, but thousands of New Zealanders are sickened at the prospect of laws that will severely restrict political opinion yet let Labour spend up large with their money, says National Deputy ...

11: Labour Selects Wellington Central Candidate

New Zealand Labour Party

The Labour Party today selected Grant Robertson as its candidate for the Wellington Central electorate at next years election. Mr Robertson’s candidacy was endorsed at a meeting of around 100 Labour members and supporters.

12: Playground Closed After Clothes Damaged

Waitakere City

The children's playground at Harold Moody Reserve in Glen Eden has been closed until further notice, following mysterious damage to a young child's clothing after the child had crawled around rubber matting under play equipment.

13: Governments must reject Biofuels False Solutions

Global Forest Coalition

In reaction to today’s launch of the synthesis report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, in Spain, the Global Forest Coalition, a worldwide coalition of NGOs and Indigenous Peoples’ Organisations, called upon governments to reject ...

14: Heads Should Roll Over Baby’s Death

Sensible Sentencing Trust

A Justice Watchdog is calling for heads to roll after it was revealed a man found guilty of the murder of a Tauranga baby was already facing a murder charge but was released on Bail.

15: Amendment targets counterfeit and pirated goods

New Zealand Government

The growing trade in illegal counterfeit goods will be stemmed under Government proposals to increase Customs’ powers at the border.

16: National attack on Courts misguided

New Zealand Government

"After eight years of constant improvement, leadership and investment from the Labour-led government our Courts system is being transformed," Mr Barker said.

17: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 16 November 2007

Scoop Daily Ratings

Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

18: Labour’s Appropriation Bill ‘Inappropriate"

The Family Party

PRESS STATEMENT FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE FAMILY PARTY 17 November 2007 Labour’s Appropriation Bill Democratically ‘Inappropriate” Richard Lewis, Leader of The Family Party, is calling Labour’s Appropriation Bill “democratically inappropriate” ...

19: Raingardens Transform Site from Mean to Green

Hall Avenue Kingdom Hall Construction Project

Tarata Stream and the Manukau Harbour will be even cleaner thanks to innovative environmental initiatives for filtering stormwater at a construction site in Mangere.

20: Investigation into IPANZ Recruitment


The President of the Institute of Public Administration New Zealand (IPANZ), Ross Tanner, commented today on the issues raised by the reports from the State Services Commissioner and Mr Don Hunn into matters arising from the Public Service recruitment ...

21: AUS Tertiary Update

Association of University Staff

Three NZ universities in top 200 Three New Zealand universities, Auckland, Otago and Canterbury, have been listed among the world’s top 200 universities in the latest series of international university rankings, but it is not all good news. ...

22: Sustainability Celebrated At Waipori Centenary


The importance of renewable energy and the need to develop more sustainable forms of electricity generation have been key issues discussed at the official opening of the Waipori Centenary celebrations.

23: 95bFM Audio: Terror Files", The Hikoi And Setchell

Scoop Audio

95bFM Audio: Kevin List talks to 95bFM's Paul Deady about The Dominion Post's publication of the Terror Files", the Hikoi from Ruatoki, and the Madeleine Setchell affair

24: Spring Clean With Smartbox This Season!

Impact PR

It might be the season to spring clean – but for many of us the idea of sending our treasured possessions out with the next load of rubbish is far from ideal! Luckily innovative storage company Smartbox offers the perfect compromise for all that clutter, ...

25: Te Kairanga Wines Joins Unlisted


Unlisted Manager Bruce Cossill today announced that Te Kairanga Wines Limited will become the 24th issuer and 27th security currently quoted on Unlisted.

26: Feedback: The Mintshot Urewera Double Standard

Scoop Feedback

Last night the 20/20 programme did an inside story on Marc Ellis and his mates creating an explosion in the crater of Rangitoto for what they said was a publicity or marketing stunt. Today there is little if any response to that. A group of white men spend ...

27: TVNZ Wins Right To Broadcast Confession

Television New Zealand

In an historic decision, TVNZ today won the right to broadcast footage of a confession to police by Noel Clement Rogers; footage that jurors were prevented from seeing during Rogers' trial for the murder of Katherine Sheffield.

28: Mission EstateScholarship To Boost Research

Mission Estate Winery

A major student scholarship announced by Mission Estate this week will support research work that is helping promote Hawke’s Bay’s reputation as one of the world’s leading wine regions.

29: Emma Still Missing, Silver Vehicle Sought

New Zealand Police

Emma Agnew, a 20 year old profoundly deaf woman, is still missing in Christchurch since leaving a friend's house last Thursday morning.

30: From the uttermost ends of the earth

Ethan Tucker

Every November in a small corner of the French Republic, there is a party in New Zealand’s honour. Once a year the people of Le Quesnoy celebrate the anniversary of the day in November 1918, a week before the Armistice that ended the First World ...


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