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Top Scoop Stories - 22 January 2008 News Summary

Top Scoops – 22 January 2007

LEAD STORY:
Sir Ed: Eulogy To Sir Edmund Hillary
NZ POLITICS:
Scoop Feedback: Unfortunate Ad Shocker, Sir Ed and Chem trails Courts: Justice Delayed Means Justice Denied School Fees Shocker: Heavying For Dosh Not On Says Alliance
Housing: Is The Only Real Estate Most Kiwis Can Afford A Monopoly House?
Easter Trading: No Way Says Anglican Church
BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH:
Education: Science and Technology Teachers Mix It Up
Media: One More Reason For Carly To Smile At Sunrise
Genetic Engineering: Is NZ's Beast Export Market Suffering Through Science
Insect Recovery: Help Save Monarch Butterfly's
LIFESTYLE:
Art/Ornithology: Bird Collector's Life Dissected
Mateship: Kiwis Get Into The Spirit of Australia Day
Rocktastic: Find Good Grooves By Studying Atlas
Theatre: BabyCakes ( A Comedy) Coming To Bats
Theatre: Don't Be Cowardly Go See Lisa Chappell in Design For Living
Card Sharkery: Cross The Hurdle Of Playing Bridge In ChCh
Photography: Nature Never Gets Colour Wrong
Sport: Rodeo Cowboys Ropable About Criticism
Art Funding: Get Up Close and Personal With Greyfriars Bobby

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LEAD STORY


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Sir Edmund's Funeral: TV3 Coverage
http://tv3.co.nz/News/SirEdmundHillary/tabid/663/Default.aspx

Sir Edmund Hillary: State Funeral Details
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00136.htm

Scoop Photo-Essay: Sir Ed's State Funeral – At The Domain
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00164.htm

Sir Ed: Eulogy To Sir Edmund Hillary

Text of the Prime Minister's eulogy, delivered at the State Funeral Service for Sir Edmund Hillary, St Mary’s church, Parnell, Auckland: On 29 May 1953 a young New Zealander stood on top of Mt Everest with his climbing companion Tenzing Norgay. That young man was Edmund Hillary, soon to be knighted, and to become the most famous New Zealander of our time. More >> [1]

ALSO:

  • Scoop Photo-Essay - Sir Ed's State Funeral – At The Domain [2]
  • Scoop Images - Images: Flags At Half Mast For Sir Ed [3]
  • NZ Govt - Foreign guests attending State Funeral [4]
  • Auckland City Council - Funeral of Sir Edmund Hillary [5]
  • New Zealand Police - Police Urge Public To View Funeral At Domain [6]
  • New Zealand Police - Policing Plans For Funeral Going Smoothly [7]
  • Auckland Regional Transport Authority - ARTA provides courtesy buses to State Funeral [8]
  • TVNZ - State Funeral To Be Shared By Those At Scott Base [9]
  • Newmarket Business Assn - Businesses To Close Doors For Sir Ed [10]
  • Scoop Feedback - Scoop Feedback: Sir Ed, Etc [11]
  • Scoop Audio - Wallace & Manning on Sir Ed, Buck-House, Republic [12]
  • TV3 Video - Nepal govt refuses to honour Sir Ed [13]
  • TV3 Video - Sherpas remember Sir Ed in Khundy [14]
  • Full Coverage - Sir Edmund Hillary's Passing (includes details of local events) [15]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00151.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00164.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00162.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00147.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00128.htm
    [6] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00129.htm
    [7] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00146.htm
    [8] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00127.htm
    [9] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00156.htm
    [10] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00159.htm
    [11] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00161.htm
    [12] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00159.htm
    [13] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/international/4457.html
    [14] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/multimedia/tv/international/4431.html
    [15] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00109.htm

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    NZ POLITICS


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    Scoop Feedback: Unfortunate Ad Shocker, Sir Ed and Chem trails

    Readers of Scoop write in on various topics but mostly Sir Ed. One reader was horrified when perusing another news website which was carrying an unfortunately placed advertisement "This is on TVNZ's website on the story covering Sir Ed's body being carried into St Mary's Church... It is one of two ads... the other I saw is National Bank... How crass." More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0801/S00161.htm


    Courts: Justice Delayed Means Justice Denied

    The Government needs to deal urgently with rapidly worsening waiting times for criminal trials, says National's Justice spokesman, Simon Power. "The Minister keeps claiming he is dealing with this problem - but it's getting worse, not better." More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00145.htm


    School Fees Shocker: Heavying For Dosh Not On Says Alliance

    The Alliance says it is offensive and wrong that underfunded state schools are taking on debt collectors to retrieve "donations" when the government continues to sit on a large financial surplus. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0801/S00145.htm


    Housing: Is The Only Real Estate Most Kiwis Can Afford A Monopoly House?

    Alliance Party co-leader Victor Billot says the Demographia 2008 report on housing prices that shows New Zealand housing was now more unaffordable than in countries such as Australia, the USA and UK would be no surprise to most people. More >> [1] ALSO:

  • National - Labour should hang head in shame over housing [2]
  • NZ First - Owning Your Own Home is Still the Issue for Kiwis [3]
  • Property Council Of NZ - Kiwis are being priced out of NZ cities [4]
  • North Shore City Council - Rent increase for council housing [5]

  • [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00143.htm
    [2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00143.htm
    [3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0801/S00148.htm
    [4] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00166.htm
    [5] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00153.htm


    Easter Trading: No Way Says Anglican Church

    Leaders of the Anglican Church in this country have restated their opposition to the introduction of open slather Easter Sunday trading. The Government has invited submissions to the Department of Labour’s Easter Trading and Holidays Legislation discussion document. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0801/S00138.htm

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    BUSINESS SCIENCE & TECH


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    Education: Science and Technology Teachers Mix It Up

    The 2008 New Zealand Science, Mathematics and Technology Teacher Fellowship Symposium will be held in Wellington, 22 -24 January. This annual three day event brings together incoming 2008 recipients with Teacher Fellows from the previous year More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0801/S00037.htm


    Media: One More Reason For Carly To Smile At Sunrise

    ASB has joined forces with TV3 on its Sunrise breakfast programme as the exclusive sponsor of the show’s dedicated business section. From Monday, January 28, Sunrise’s business segment will be known as ASB Business. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0801/S00171.htm


    Genetic Engineering: Is NZ's Beast Export Market Suffering Through Science

    GE Free NZ is concerned that New Zealand is missing out on business because of doubts about our biosecurity. Biosecurity New Zealand (BioNZ) deregulated the New Zealand germplasm centres after an EU audit revealed deficiencies in its regulatory management of bovine embryos and semen exports. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0801/S00036.htm


    Insect Recovery: Help Save Monarch Butterfly's

    This summer is much the same as other summers for the Monarch Butterfly New Zealand Trust. The phone rings... an email arrives. Another desperate plea from a New Zealander, crying out for help to save hundreds of Monarch caterpillars. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0801/S00033.htm

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    LIFESTYLE


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    Art/Ornithology: Bird Collector's Life Dissected

    Coming soon to the City Gallery in Wellington will be Dr Ross Galbreath discussing the life of Walter Buller, the famous bird collector featured in the work of Bill Hammond. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00163.htm


    Mateship: Kiwis Get Into The Spirit of Australia Day

    Gather your friends and family and head to the Auckland Viaduct at 9:15 PM on 26 January to enjoy the sights and sounds of a spectacular fireworks display. “Australia Day festivities in New Zealand are a recognition of the huge number of Aussies who reside here. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00158.htm


    Rocktastic: Find Good Grooves By Studying Atlas

    Auckland’s biggest skateboarding and BMX event, Summer Slamz returns to Te Pai Park this year on Saturday, 16 February. This year’s event has an exciting line up of bands which will be headed by Christchurch band Atlas playing at 2pm More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0801/S00140.htm


    Theatre: BabyCakes ( A Comedy) Coming To Bats

    Pop Juan Production’s presents BabyCakes written by Playmarket Young Playwright of the Year 2007, Georgina Titheridge (The Hunting of the Snark), and directed by Edward Watson, actor and recent graduate of VUW. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00153.htm


    Theatre: Don't Be Cowardly Go See Lisa Chappell in Design For Living

    Lisa Chappell stars in Design For Living, Noël Coward's sparkling comedy of manners about an impossible ménage à trois which opens Auckland Theatre Company's 2008 season at the Maidment Theatre on February 14. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00151.htm


    Card Sharkery: Cross The Hurdle Of Playing Bridge In ChCh

    The House of Cards in Merivale is now fully owned by co-founder Tina McVeigh and aims to celebrate its first decade in July with the milestone of having taught 1000 people how to play bridge. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00137.htm


    Photography: Nature Never Gets Colour Wrong

    "Nature never gets colour wrong!" For Fay Looney, the multi-award-winning Taranaki photographer and author, this simple statement has held true over many years of photography. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00139.htm


    Sport: Rodeo Cowboys Ropable About Criticism

    Gary Jackson President of New Zealand Rodeo Cowboys Association replies to current ill-informed criticism being promoted regarding the sport of Rodeo. Rodeo has been a recognised Sport in New Zealand for over 70 years. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00140.htm


    Art Funding: Get Up Close and Personal With Greyfriars Bobby

    The British Council is offering full cost scholarships for two successful applicants, including all UK travel, studio costs, daily expenses and accommodation to the value of approximately NZD$8,000. More >> [1]


    [1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0801/S00120.htm

    And those were the Top Scoops on 22 January 2008

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