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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 25 November 2007

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

1: Helen Clark congratulates Kevin Rudd on Labor win

New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Helen Clark has today conveyed congratulations to Kevin Rudd on the Labor Party's decisive victory in the Australian Federal Election.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00486.htm

2: Incident won’t deter Kiwis Heading to Ice

House of Travel

House of Travel’s Adventure Travel company says despite the incident over night involving GAP’s ship the MS Explorer, it is extremely safe to travel to Antarctica. Ian Collier, Adventure Travel Christchurch owner operator says he has no hesitation ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00521.htm

3: Opportunity Tomorrow To Get Car Policy Right

Motor Vehicle Dealers Assn

Tomorrow's cabinet meeting has a golden opportunity to promote tough new emissions testing across the entire New Zealand vehicle fleet to reduce air pollution and save lives, the Independent Motor Vehicle Dealers' Association (IMVDA) said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00520.htm

4: Global Mitigation or Adaptation

NZ Centre For Political Debate

The fourth and final report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was released this week. Speaking at the launch, the Secretary General of the United Nations stated that climate change is putting the world on the edge of a global “catastrophe”.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00419.htm

5: Australian Election: Challenge ahead for NZ

New Zealand National Party

National Party Finance spokesman Bill English says the Australian election presents New Zealand’s economy with new challenges in the global competition for human capital.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00493.htm

6: Hone Harawira Address To Electoral Finance Bill

The Maori Party

Over the last couple of months we’ve seen all kinds of groups and individuals opposing and interpreting this bill as “almost impossible”, very difficult, messy and expensive, and overly complex.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00487.htm

7: Trinity Hill Homage Syrah Wins Top Trophy

Trinity Hill

Trinity Hill Homage Syrah 2006 Wins Top Trophy At 2007 Air New Zealand Wine Awards
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00519.htm

8: Stateside With Rosalea: Voices From Florida

Rosalea Barker

Following on from the voter interviews I did in New Hampshire in August, which are here: >>LINK , in October, on the first evening of the Florida state Democratic Party convention, I took the opportunity to interview some voters there as well.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00373.htm

9: Pakistan and New Zealand Must Hold Free Elections

Libertarianz Party

Libertarianz Party leader Bernard Darnton today applauded the government's welcoming of Pakistan's suspension from the Commonwealth.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00417.htm

10: Violence Against Women Still A Global Shame

Amnesty International

Amnesty International's highest priority global campaign is to 'Stop Violence Against Women'. This global campaign was launched in 2004 to combat the massive worldwide violence against women.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00422.htm

11: John Key congratulates Kevin Rudd

New Zealand National Party

National Party Leader John Key congratulates Australian Labor Leader Kevin Rudd on the Labor Party's victory in the Australian Federal Election.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00494.htm

12: Workers Wait for Wage Rise

New Zealand Nurses Organisation

The thumping $34.7 million half-yearly profit announced with fanfare by Ryman Healthcare this morning reveals the truth behind Healthcare Providers New Zealand’s war on workers’ wages that saw Aged Care employers take District Health Boards to court ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00421.htm

13: Case of Sex With Minor Sends Wrong Message

Family First Lobby.

Family First NZ is shocked and disgusted with CYF and Police after failing to prosecute a 21 year old who admitted having sex with a girl under the age of 12.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00418.htm

14: Minister must explain breakdown on sex case

New Zealand National Party

National Party Education spokeswoman Katherine Rich says Education Minister Chris Carter needs to explain his staunch defence of the processes around his Ministry’s handling of alleged sex abuse at a Manawatu school.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00488.htm

15: Australians back the right horse

New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

“In voting out the Howard government, Australian workers and their families sent a strong signal that their rights at work are not up for grabs,” CTU president Helen Kelly said today.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00423.htm

16: New brand to carry Child Abuse prevention messages

Nga Mana Ririki

Anglican Minister and veteran Maori activist Dr Hone Kaa said will launch a new brand this week, as part of his Maori Child Abuse Summit which commences with a special service in Auckland this afternoon.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0711/S00325.htm

17: Newmarket to get wireless CCTV cameras and Wi-Fi

Newmarket Business Association

Auckland’s leading retail precinct and second commercial business district will soon have a network of state-of-the-art wireless security cameras watching over its streets 24/7 in what is being described as a first for New Zealand.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00254.htm

18: A Festival of Film under the Stars

Edelweiss Productions

Hawke’s Bay is welcoming its fourth OpenAir Cinema with a tantalising and varied line-up of movies starting on December 27th at Black Barn Vineyards in Havelock North. The festival organisers, Doris and Urs Blum, have again prepared a cinematic smorgasbord ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00255.htm

19: Marae DIY Wins Qantas Award For Maori Television

Maori TV

Maori Television's community renovation and landscaping show - MARAE DIY - took top honours at last night's Qantas Television Awards 2007, winning Best Reality (format).
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0711/S00327.htm

20: Car jacking after accident

New Zealand Police

Two women who stopped to inspect their vehicle after running over accident debris were assaulted and their vehicle stolen by a male involved in the accident.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0711/S00253.htm

21: Reopening of Tegel's Hornby plant a triumph

New Zealand Government

The re-built Tegel plant in Hornby contributed to the lives of many families throughout New Zealand, Agriculture Minister Jim Anderton said today at a ceremony to officially re-open the facility.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00484.htm

22: Air New Zealand lock-out Notice Withdrawn

Service And Food Workers Union

A lock-out notice issued to 120 Air New Zealand check-in staff at Auckland International Airport and due to take effect at midnight tonight has been withdrawn while negotiations progress.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0711/S00522.htm

23: Sixty Years On, Our Journey Continues

New Zealand Republican Movement

Today, 25 November 2007, marks sixty years since New Zealand adopted the Statute of Westminster, an Act of the British Parliament passed in 1931, which granted New Zealand full legal independence.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00420.htm

24: CHOGM agrees climate change action plan

New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Helen Clark said today that the climate change declaration agreed by Commonwealth Leaders at CHOGM makes a strong contribution to addressing the problem of global greenhouse gas emissions.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00495.htm

25: Does the PM support Trevor or not?

New Zealand National Party

National Party State Services spokesman Gerry Brownlee says the Prime Minister should require Trevor Mallard’s apology for trying to influence an inquiry into Ministerial meddling at the Environment Ministry.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00491.htm

26: “Leading edge” Official Information Act turns 25

ICOIC

Ombudsmen and Information Commissioners from all over the world will be in New Zealand for their annual conference next week, which will also mark the 25th anniversary of the country’s Official Information Act.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0711/S00424.htm

27: NZ elected to Commonwealth watchdog group

New Zealand Government

Prime Minister Helen Clark announced today that New Zealand has been elected onto the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG), at the CHOGM summit in Kampala, Uganda.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00496.htm

28: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 24 November 2007

Scoop Daily Ratings

Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0711/S00371.htm

29: Next Superstar Added To Monster Rock Weekend

Capital C Concerts

Capital C: Concert Joins Forces With Nz’s Other Big Concert Promoter, Pacific Entertainment And Following Last Week’s Announcement That Legendary Band Kiss Will Headline The First Night At Rock2wgtn Now Delivers Another Superstar To The Programme.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0711/S00323.htm

30: New Chair Appointed to Historic Places Trust Board

New Zealand Government

Associate Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage Judith Tizard is pleased to announce the appointment of John Acland as the new Chair of the New Zealand Historic Places Trust Board.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0711/S00485.htm

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