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Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Scoop Images: Lord Of The Rings Preview Highlights

At the weekend the official LOTR website http://lordoftherings.net broadcast a two minute preview from the movie. The preview is attracting unprecedented internet attention.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00027.htm


2: TV3 News

Gisborne Cancer Inquiry - ANZ Bank Fees - Scott Watson Appeal - Salvage Fails - Greenpeace Arrest - Singapore - Lord Of The Rings

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0004/S00048.htm


3: Scoop Images: Wellywood's Favourite Starlet

Movie star Liv Tyler takes a break from a hectic schedule of filming for the Lord of the Rings trilogy earlier this year for a spot of shopping on Wellington's Willis St - photo Kevin Stent of the Sunday Star Times.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00023.htm


4: Scoop Images: LOTR Preview Highlights (2)

At the weekend the official LOTR website http://lordoftherings.net broadcast a two minute preview from the movie. The preview is attracting unprecedented internet attention.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00016.htm


5: Ringswatch: Our Liv Freaks Out In Battle

Liv Tyler, Wellywood’s most talked about starlet, has been acting it up during shooting of the Lord of the Rings, both on and off the set.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00022.htm


6: Scoop Images: You Are Not Welcome - Greenpeace

Greenpeace finds some toothfishers and gives them a message from the planet - go away. Images Greenpeace .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00030.htm


7: New Zealand activists first in world to May Day 2k

London, June 18, 1999 – Millions of pounds worth of damage caused by anti-capitalist demonstrators in London’s financial district.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00038.htm


8: On The Right: Quotas A Fancy Word For Censorship

Over the weekend the Government announced it was considering a radical proposal for censoring television stations, in the name of promoting local culture. What I want to know is why we can’t just let people watch what they want to. Why is that such ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00041.htm


9: STELLA ARTOIS TAPPING THE PULSE - Apr 10

IN WELLINGTON... - Copita - Happy Birthday, Ed's - CueFuel - StarMart .... AND WORLDWIDE - E-Bouncers - Julia Child Kitchen - Guinness question

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00017.htm


10: Anti-Employment Tribunal Strikes Again

Libertarianz Deputy Leader Richard McGrath poured scorn on the Employment Tribunal after it fined a woman for running a 'sweat-shop'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00042.htm


11: Upton-on-line - Special - The 'Hui From Hell

Upton-on-line has been holed up in the old Legislative Council Chamber taking part in the great constitutional debate sponsored by the Institute for Policy Studies. The great, the good, the aggrieved and the grumpy (or at least 117 of them) have ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00095.htm


12: GE Moratorium Rustles Feathers Behind Scenes

Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitsimmons will tomorrow meet with the Prime Minister to discuss the GE Royal Commission and accompanying moratorium – an announcement on which was put off for another week today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00028.htm


13: Food not included in Royal Commission on GE!

The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) into genetic engineering will not, it seems, include any focus on genetically engineered food. Apparently New Zealand’s international trade obligations are the reason.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00045.htm


14: More Heat Than Light in Under 25 Sticker Debate

Christchurch Central MP Tim Barnett has called for a focus on the facts in the ongoing debate over the Under 25 stickers. He believes that the accusations and counter accusations concerning the scheme run real risk of by-passing some vital and worrying facts which ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00130.htm


15: Titles discontinued

Prime Minister Helen Clark today announced that the Queen has approved the recommendation of the government to discontinue in future the titles of Sir and Dame in the New Zealand honours system.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00117.htm


16: On The Left - Constitution Games

I'd always thought the Olympic Games was a marathon event, requiring a lot of endurance, skill and so on to get to.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00040.htm


17: Speaker Rules Against Tamihere

John Tamihere’s attempt to cite ACT leader Richard Prebble for breach of privilege has been turned down by the Speaker, the Rt Hon Jonathan Hunt.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00124.htm


18: Government Defies Convention Over Honours

New Zealand First has accused the Government of defying Parliamentary convention with its arbitrary decision to scrap Dames and Knights from the Honours system.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00131.htm


19: HARD NEWS 7/4/00 - Sympathy for the Devil

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... sometimes, probably times when you're heavily sedated, you have to love the dear old New Zealand Stock Exchange. As markets the world over slumped on Tuesday, the NZSE boomed.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00024.htm


20: Another Step in Government by Stealth

The Prime Minister’s decision to discontinue the awarding of knighthoods is the politics of envy, said ACT leader Richard Prebble “The coalition has no mandate for the change, and they have not sought any approval from Parliament. The government argument for ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00123.htm

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