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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 21

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

1: 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


2: 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


3: Opinion: A Cashless Or A Cashmore Society?

This week, the ANZ bank announced that it would follow WestpacTrust in charging fees whenever its customers used other banks' automatic teller machines. This is a classic example of the "prisoners' dilemma" in which individualist behaviour leads ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00038.htm


4: NEWSFLASH: Pathologist Apologises

The man at the centre of the Gisborne cervical smear inquiry today read a public statement of apology to an emotional audience.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00036.htm


5: NEWSFLASH: Bruce On The Loose

A warrant's been issued for the arrest of former New Zealand First candidate Suzanne Bruce after a non-show in court over two charges of cruelty to animals.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00037.htm


6: Second Court Case Arising From SIS Break-in

In 1996, agents of the NZ Security Intelligence Service were caught in the act of breaking into the Christchurch home of GATT Watchdog activist, Aziz Choudry, during activities opposing an APEC Ministerial Meeting in Christchurch. Aziz sued the Government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00055.htm


7: 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


8: NZEDGE.COM: Kevin Roberts - Inspiration

Speech by Kevin Roberts to the Compaq Great Discoveries Educational Conference, Eden Park, April 2000

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00071.htm


9: Viral Marketing of iMac giveaway builds membership

The first winner will be announced tonight at 8.30pm on www.eforce.co.nz.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00069.htm


10: Free Speech ‘in the Gun’

A policeman ringing to obtain his file is not what Libertarianz spokesman Daniel Charlton expected to see when he finished presenting the party’s submission to a Parliamentary Select Committee!

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00057.htm


11: Where is “Jimmy’s” Bank? – ACT

ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide today said that it was a bit rich for Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton to complain about banks when he himself had totally failed on his own goals with respect to his self-named “Jimmy’s” Bank.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00165.htm


12: Margaret Wilson Has a Hidden Constitutional Agenda

ACT is today warning that Government plans to stop appeals to the Privy Council is part of an elite agenda for creeping constitutional change without letting ordinary New Zealanders vote on it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00164.htm


13: 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


14: 'A16 Revolutionary Anti-Capitalist Bloc' Statement

We are all active organizers and participants of the upcoming protests surrounding the IMF and World Bank on April 9 -17. For us, these institutions are beyond reform. In addition to simply being "undemocratic" in themselves, they play a key ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0004/S00061.htm


15: Blakie Inquiry: Heavy Police Presence in Darfield

Detective Inspector Rob Pope says that it is not appropriate to comment on any individuals as part of the Blakie inquiry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0004/S00026.htm


16: 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


17: Minister abuses position to settle old score

The Government is about to announce major changes that will fragment the delivery of employment programmes and it seems the only justification is so one Minister can settle an old score, says National's Work and Income spokesperson Belinda Vernon ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00174.htm


18: Scoop Images: Kiwi Captured In Arctic Protest

Four Greenpeace activists were arrested early this morning New Zealand time for trying to prevent the laying of an oil pipeline under the Arctic Ocean’s Beaufort Sea (1). The pipeline is part of BP Amoco’s controversial Northstar fossil fuel project.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00031.htm


19: TVNZ irresponsible to run PC as a race issue

ACT Leader Richard Prebble believes it is irresponsible for TVNZ to claim that the abolition of the Privy Council is a race issue.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00169.htm


20: Curse of the House of Windsor- The Ears Have It!!!

The Corrective Party has found the following conversation on alt.kooky. conspiracy.theories.about.diana. We believe it throws some light on the Curse of the House of Windsor:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0004/S00061.htm

21: Scoop Images: Easter Rain In Ethiopia?

The NOAA Super Computer long range forecast for Ethiopia looks bright for Holy Week. The following image shows significant amounts of rain falling in drought stricken Ethiopia on Easter Sunday and Good Friday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00039.htm

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