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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings September 14 2008

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

1: TVNZ Scoops Prizes At Qantas Awards

TVNZ

A revitalised TVNZ newsroom dominated the News and Current Affairs categories at tonight's Qantas Film and Television Awards, and the network's extensive local programming line-up was greatly rewarded within the General Television categories. TVNZ's awards ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0809/S00290.htm


2: Winners Of Qantas Film And Television Craft Awards
Qantas Film And Television Awards

Craft Awards celebrate outstanding technical expertise in the film and television industries * Remaining 36 categories will be announced at a ceremony in Auckland tomorrow night
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0809/S00175.htm


3: No nation has monopoly on fighting terror
The Maori Party

Every nation should examine its role in the so-called ‘War on Terror’, and the Minister of Defence should consult tangata whenua on overseas deployments to fight terrorism, says Maori Party co-leader Dr Pita Sharples.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0809/S00315.htm


4: Search and Rescue Exercise tests response agencies
Maritime New Zealand

The organisers of a live Search and Rescue Exercise (SAREX) held in the Wellington Harbour area today say the operation was a valuable experience for everyone involved in marine safety.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0809/S00165.htm


5: Undernews For September 11, 2008
Undernews

Anchorage Daily News - Back in 1996, when she first became mayor, Sarah Palin asked the city librarian if she would be all right with censoring library books should she be asked to do so.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0809/S00174.htm


6: RMA call-in on geothermal project results
New Zealand Government

Environment Minister Trevor Mallard today welcomed the Board of Inquiry’s final decision regarding Contact Energy Limited’s proposed Te Mihi geothermal power station near Taupo, and thanked the board for an effective and efficient process.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0809/S00312.htm


7: Reckoning Day for Indigenous Rights
The Maori Party

Te Ururoa Flavell, MP for Waiariki, has today commemorated the first anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a bitter-sweet day of reckoning for tangata whenua.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0809/S00314.htm


8: Smoke and miroring of quota toll disgusting
Candor Trust

Smoke and miroring of quota toll disgusting Candor Media Release Candor Trust supports Chester Borrows view that quotas are not a good way to target the road toll, as the evidence which Government has been hiding behind massive amounts of ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00199.htm


9: Letting workers know ‘what’s at stake in 08’
New Zealand Council of Trade Unions

Unionists will be distributing leaflets at transport hubs/main streets tomorrow (Monday) as part of the CTU Fairness at Work campaign.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00195.htm


10: Whakanuitia te whakaoranga ano o te reo Maori
The Maori Party

Korerotia i nga wa katoa, i nga wahi katoa, kia ora tonu ai, ake tonu atu!
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0809/S00313.htm


11: Paul ADAMS first out of the blocks for East Coast
The Family Party

Within 24 hours of the election date announcement, Former MP Paul Adams billboards have been erected in East Coast Bays.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00194.htm


12: Act now to support Rights of Indigenous Peoples
Peace Movement Aotearoa

13 September 2008 Act now to support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples On 13 September 2007, the United Nations (UN) General Assembly adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples. The Declaration provides ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00197.htm


13: Support for sexual violence legislative change
Public Health South

Southland support services are excited that New Zealand’s court system may soon have a friendlier process for sexual crime victims.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00198.htm


14: FILIPAINA first up and running in Mangere
The Family Party

Within 24 hours of the election date announcement, Family Party Mangere candidate Galumalemana ‘Jerry’ Filipaina took the early initiative being the first local candidate to erect his billboards.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0809/S00196.htm


15: Outrageous Fortune Steals The Show
TV3

TV3’s successful primetime drama series Outrageous Fortune has won eight awards at the prestigious Qantas Film and Television Awards 2008
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0809/S00191.htm


16: Air NZ To Reduce Carbon Emissions By Millions
Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand and key aviation partners will today demonstrate the potential for the commercial aviation industry to reduce carbon emissions by millions of tonnes annually, with a test flight between Auckland and San Francisco.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0809/S00289.htm


17: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings September 13 2008
Scoop Daily Ratings

Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0809/S00176.htm


18: 3 News Wins At The Maori Language Week Awards
TV3

TV3 is delighted by its latest success at the Maori Language Awards 2008. For the fourth year running the network has won the Television category for the use of Te Reo in the media. For the second time TV3 was also judged winner of one of the two ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0809/S00192.htm


19: $100 Million Appeal For Haiti
United Nations

The United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator today urged Member States and donors to urgently fund the $100 million appeal launched earlier this week to alleviate the plight of some 800,000 people in storm-stricken Haiti.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0809/S00245.htm


20: Disclosure of interests inquiry underway
Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today announced it will be conducting an inquiry into whether Donal Curtin, who was appointed Deputy Chair of the Commission in July, provided an appropriate level of disclosure to the Commission and the Minister of Commerce ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0809/S00288.htm


21: 2008 Walters Prize Exhibition
Auckland Art Gallery

See the most important contemporary art produced in New Zealand over the past two years in the 2008 Walters Prize exhibition (13 September - 23 November)
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK0809/S00164.htm


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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0611/S00107.htm


23: Cautious welcome of Zimbabwe power-sharing deal
New Zealand Government

News of a power sharing agreement in Zimbabwe between the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) and ZANU-PF, is a welcome development, Prime Minister Helen Clark said today. She cautioned, however, that details of the arrangement had yet to be revealed, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0809/S00310.htm


24: BAN Welcomes Creation Of New Committee On Darfur
United Nations

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the establishment of the new Ministerial Committee aimed at furthering peace efforts in the war-torn western Sudanese region of Darfur.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0809/S00243.htm


25: Lotto Winners for Paraparaumu and New Plymouth
New Zealand Lotteries

Two lucky players who bought tickets in Paraparaumu and New Plymouth will be marking the start of spring with some extra cash in their bank accounts, after winning $591,351 with their share of Lotto First Division tonight, says NZ Lotteries Chief Executive ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0809/S00190.htm


26: PGB: A Tale of Two Conventions - And Two Americas
Paul G. Buchanan - A Word From Afar

In this A Word From Afar column, Paul G. Buchanan writes that the contrast between the Democratic and Republican conventions was so stark, the themes so opposite, that one might think that they were speaking of two Americas. Perhaps they are.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0809/S00165.htm


27: CIA’s Overthrow of Iran in 53 Reaps Bitter Harvest
Sherwood Ross

Iranians’ hatred of America dates back to the CIA’s violent 1953 overthrow of democratic Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh’s government in order to arrange sweetheart contracts for western oil companies, author Stephen Kinzer writes in “Overthrow: ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0809/S00177.htm


28: ‘Bingo!’ DML wins Māori Language Week award
Diagnostic Medlab

Playing Māori ‘Bingo’ during Māori Language Week was just one way Auckland-based Diagnostic Medlab community laboratory staff headed off stiff competition to win the business category of the 2008 Māori Language Week Awards announced in Wellington ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0809/S00186.htm


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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0709/S00021.htm


30: Aquaflow produces first samples of green-crude
Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation

BLENHEIM, NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand-based Aquaflow Bionomic Corporation, which has been working on technology to convert wild algae to next generation fuels, has produced the first samples of green-crude from its proprietary processes.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0809/S00045.htm

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