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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 3 February 2008


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

1: Pictures: Wellington Sevens Costumes On The Street

Scoop Images

On day one of the Wellington Sevens, the streets were full of costumed fans. The lack of Borat man-kinis proved no barrier to the atmosphere, with the usual array of costume supplemented by a notable increase in Spartans.

2: Images: The Best Of The Sevens' Fans
Kevin List

Even without Borat's lime green one piece swimsuit the Seven's fans of 2008 are a mighty colourful and occasionally frightening bunch.

3: Symantec Announces Internet Security Solutions

Symantec Announces Most Comprehensive Line Of Internet Security Solutions With Added Protection Against The Latest Online Threats

4: Fanuary 2008 Ends On A High Note

Fanuary organiser Rebecca Harris is delighted at the response to the Fanuary campaign and cannot thank the supporters enough for their generosity and words of support. More than $7,600 has been raised so far.

5: One Million Voices Against FARC
No Mas Farc

One Million Voices Against FARC Colombians in New Zealand will join an international vigil to protest against the terrorist activities of the Armed Revolutionary Forces of Colombia (FARC) in Queen Elizabeth Square in Auckland on Tuesday, February 5 from ...

6: Write For Mr Right
The PR Shop

Single women searching for love are being given a unique opportunity to meet some of New Zealand’s most eligible farmers. The Australian Women’s Weekly (NZ Edition) has scoured the country to bring you 22 rural Romeos – all looking for ...

7: Westfield Brings Trinny & Susannah To NZ
Westfield NZ Ltd

The waiting is finally over for New Zealand fans of global style experts, Trinny & Susannah, with Westfield announcing it's bringing the duo to New Zealand for their very first visit in February 2008.

8: Marlborough 2008 Vintage Update
Wine Marlborough

• Warm conditions during flowering improve Marlborough’s yield predictions • Vines in excellent condition as veraison approaches

9: Top To Tail 5 Month Hike Of NZ Coming To An End
Foundation For Youth Development

They have climbed many a mountain and crossed numerous streams and on February 7, 2008, Dennis Behan from America and Alice Smith from New Zealand, will finish their five month journey hiking from the Cape to the Bluff. The pair will walk take their ...

10: Legendary Maceo Parker to perform at festival
International Jazz and Blues Festival

Maceo Parker, the father of funk, is coming to Christchurch to perform at the New Zealand International Jazz & Blues Festival in March.

11: Television History Set To Be Made
Sony Entertainment

Television history is set to be made as New Zealand’s first High Definition outside broadcasting truck prepares to begin operations.

12: Vula - From BATS to The Barbican
New Zealand Fringe Festival

Ground breaking New Zealand Theatre work Vula from director Nina Nawalowalo, which took the Sydney Opera house by storm in 2007, is back in Wellington for a Fringe Festival season before embarking on an extensive tour to Europe including a six city ...

13: Lincoln and Poland´s largest agri uni begin talks
Lincoln University

Connections between Lincoln University and Poland´s oldest and largest agricultural university, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, will be revived on Monday (4 Feb.) with a campus visit by a high level academic delegation from the Polish capital.

14: Australia's Minerals Wealth Revealed
Australian Government

The release today of a map of Australia's major mineral deposits and related population infrastructure will provide valuable information to those involved in Australia's minerals sector, land use and policy areas.

15: Swedish Fund Öhman to divest from Wesfarmers
Australia Western Sahara Association

The Australia Wester Sahara Association (AWSA) applauds the decision of Öhman Funds from Sweden to divest from the Australian phosphate company CSBP (Wesfarmers) due to its imports of phosphate rock from the occupied Western Sahara. According to the ...

16: Environmental Activism Internet Site Launches
Ecological Internet

Ecological Internet's new "My.EcoEarth.Info" environmental campaign social networking site and advanced search capabilities give local conservation efforts the global edge for victory at

17: Time to test that great business idea…
University of Otago

The University of Otago’s Enterprise Office and partners are providing a forum for Dunedinites to lay their good business ideas bare, when it hosts its “Bear Baiting” competition on 26 March.

18: Photo Essay: A Glorious Day At The Sevens
ABOVE Ground Level

Photo Essay: A Day At The Sevens Photos by ABOVE Ground Level courtesy of Wellington Rugby

19: T610 camera phone awarded ''Best Phone''
Sony Ericsson

Last week in Cannes, the Sony Ericsson T610 camera phone was awarded the prestigious award for “Best handset, terminal or device” during the GSM Association’s 2004 Awards evening at the 3GSM World Congress.

20: Hey Helen, there’s always One Love
One Love 2008

In the wake of Prime Minister Helen Clark’s announcement that she will not attend next week’s Waitangi Day commemorations in Waitangi, the organisers of Wellington’s One Love festival have invited the PM to come party with them instead.

21: Water shortage looms for region's cities
Greater Wellington Regional Council

Low river levels will see Greater Wellington’s Wainuiomata Water Treatment Plant shut down in about a week's time unless the Wainuiomata catchment area gets good rainfall. The Wainuiomata plant is one of three water treatment plants that supply ...

22: Fisheries issues a 'Waitangi Warning' for Govt
The Maori Party

Fisheries Spokesperson for the Maori Party, Tariana Turia, has today described the outcomes of the annual hui of Te Ohu Kaimoana as an apt ‘Waitangi warning’ for the government.

23: No Apology Necessary, Mr Cunliffe
ACT New Zealand

It is very ironic that Health Minister David Cunliffe has today launched a review into the problems with cardiothoracic services at Capital & Coast DHB, following patient deaths in Hawkes Bay brought to light by me at the beginning of December, ...

24: Heather Roy's Diary
ACT New Zealand

Finding Deliverance In Youth Policy Duelling Banjos Promises of a vision for New Zealand were noticeably absent from the speeches of both Prime Minister Helen Clark and Opposition Leader John Key in their State of the Nation addresses this week.

25: Protest on Saturday at Manawatu dog testing lab
Save The Beagles

Animal rights activists will protest outside a Manawatu laboratory where beagle dogs are used in experiments this Saturday at noon.

26: People Power create website mirror
People Power

People Power NZ is delighted to announce that we have created a "mirror site" of our blog in website format, at for the express and intent purpose of publically violating the Electoral Finance ...

27: National Climate Summary - January 2008

Heat wave conditions occurred across inland areas of the South Island, and even extended to coastal parts of Canterbury and central Marlborough, for the first three weeks of January

28: Northern Pass a great leap forward
North Shore City

North Shore City Council has thrown its support behind the new Northern Pass ticket for bus services using the Northern Busway.

29: Crisis Underscores Gap Between Hopes And Reality
United Nations

New York, Jan 30 2008 6:00PMThe recent troubles in the Middle East illustrate “the gap between the aspirations of the political process and the grim realities of the situation on the ground,” the United Nations political chief told the Security ...

30: Clinic Services at Kenepuru dumped on community
The Maori Party

Tariana Turia, Member of Parliament for Te Tai Hauauru and Health Spokesperson for the Maori Party

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