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Scoop Ratings - The Weekend Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend were...

1: HARD NEWS 3/2/00 - Eh oh! Tellytrubbies!

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and now is the summer of our discontent. No, it's not that we're really feeling dark in out hearts - give or take a Titewhai or two, we seem fairly happy in ourselves. But - as the organic butcher said to me yesterday - what ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00024.htm


2: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0001/S00027.htm


3: Cyber-smearing Outlawed In Californian Decision

In what is believed to be a world first, a California judge has granted a restraining order in a cyber-smearing case which could have a major impact on this practice on the Internet. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00019.htm


4: Scoop Images: More Mark Burton Timor Postcards

Defence Minister Mark Burton is rapidly becoming the most photographed Kiwi in East Timor. More pictures of the Minister’s February 2nd and 3rd tour of the new island state courtesy of the New Zealand Defence Force. The following pictures show Mr Burton's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00023.htm


5: New Zealand Mayday2k Listserve And Web Page

All around the world, Web Sites like this are appearing. Many groups are preparing for a global day of action in the same spirit on May 1, 2000, in recognition that the capitalist system, based on the exploitation of people, societies and the environment ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0002/S00029.htm


6: Scoop Images: Viaduct Basin In The Sun

Photo montage of a day at Viaduct Basin in Auckland, the Americas Cup Village, from Geoff Beynon...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00027.htm


7: Scoop Images: Wellington’s Civic Revolution

A meeting held last night by Waterfront Watch in the Old Town Hall to oppose the council’s plans for the Wellington Waterfront was attended by an unusually large crowd. The hall quickly filled to capacity and again – as happened last Thursday ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00006.htm


8: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


9: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


10: Cabinet Paper on Health Sector Redesign

A Cabinet paper released today makes it clear all key Government agencies support the Government's direction for the public health sector, Health Minister Annette King says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00050.htm


11: History of Waitangi Day On NZHistory.net.nz

The story of Waitangi Day, which was first officially commemorated in 1934, mirrors the development of a more politically sensitive New Zealand society in the twentieth century, according to Dr Claudia Orange , author of an online history of the event ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0002/S00027.htm


12: 141 More Jobs Lost Because Of Failed Policies

The overseas sale of Coats Spencers' knitting yarn business with the loss of 141 permanent jobs in its Mosgiel plant will be a devastating blow to a region that is already under pressure, Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00051.htm


13: Labour continues to tell Timberlands half truths

"Claims by the Ministers of Conservation and Forestry that Timberlands had to be stopped from managing beech because the forests have medium to high conservation value are a nonsense" says Chris Perley, a spokesperson for a group opposed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0002/S00016.htm


14: Photo Essay - The Wellington Waterfront Plans

In the interests of informing the public Scoop has taken a number of photographs which show plans for massive building development on the Wellington Waterfront.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00104.htm


15: Maharey Ruins Job Opportunities

Minster of Social Services and Employment Steve Maharey has crippled the ability of WINZ to provide adequate job opportunities, says ACT employment spokesman Dr Muriel Newman.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0002/S00042.htm


16: Scoop Ratings - January'sTop 30

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

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0002/S00037.htm


17: Rankin: John Hawkesby: World Famous in New Zealand

By what criteria does television pay its newsreaders? One criterion is star quality. Stars are persons who - by dint of their personalities, talents and profiles - can generate revenues for their employers sufficient to justify huge fees or salary packages. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00015.htm


18: "Screwdriver" Gang Busted

Three men that made up the notorious “screw-driver” gang along were caught by police last night after a short chase by police cars in the Auckland Suburb of Mt Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00021.htm


19: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Liv Meets Some Smokin' Ringwraiths

The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/c9/0f/200001131642.34564fdb.html


20: Scoop Opinion: Who Stole Waitangi Day?

New Zealand’s national holiday has proved something of a disappointment to Scoop. Upstaged by Prada, scuffles and confrontation at Waitangi, a beaming Titewhai. Meanwhile the Prime Minister dressed in black is talking about dumping the Queen in Akaroa ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0002/S00028.htm


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