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The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...

1: NEWSFLASH: NZ Sharemarkets Slip On Opening

New Zealand share markets dipped sharply today in reaction to last week’s dramatic slump in the United States sharemarkets.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00048.htm


2: HARD NEWS 14/4/00 - No Laughing Matter

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... some weeks the headlines are not kind to news commentators. There are precious few laughs in the likes of the cervical screening inquiry, which seeks to trawl over one man's disastrous misreading of test results over the span ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00043.htm


3: Scoop Images: Protestors Expose Flesh For The Poor

Protestors outside a GAP clothing store undress to protest the exploitation of poorly paid workers by the successful retail outlet - images from http://indymedia.org .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00049.htm


4: Tobacco Companies Could be Liable in New Zealand

“I am shocked at new evidence that suggests New Zealand consumers have been victims of cold blooded, deliberate and systematic deception by the world’s leading tobacco companies about the risks of tobacco use,” said Consumer Affairs Minister Phillida ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00210.htm


5: Scoop Images: A16 - Pics/Reports From Washington

News and images from the A16 Washinton DC protests. Whose America? - Young Arrestee - Police Line - Puppet Mike Moore - Clash Outside Treasury Building.... and The Black Bloc Rides Again...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM0004/S00076.htm


6: The Mouse that Roared

One of New Zealand’s smallest breweries walked off with the big prize at the second NZ Hop Marketing Board International Beer Awards last weekend. Neil McInnes reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00050.htm


7: 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


8: Eforce’s viral marketing strategy works a treat

On day three of Eforce’s Imac giveaway promotion – 100 Imacs in 100 days – the new Ecommerce “intermediary” ecommerce portal has nearly doubled its pre-promotion membership base and now has 7500 members.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00044.htm


9: Scoop Misses Wellington's Fair Trade Protests

Hoping to find protests of Seattle like proportions, Scoop went to the demonstration against global capitalism in Wellington's Manners Mall and found... very little.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00045.htm


10: 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


11: 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


12: PM expects Flak From Greens

The gap between the minority Labour-Alliance Coalition Government and their allies the Green Party appears to be widening, with two key areas of disagreement to the fore at today’s post-Cabinet press conference - genetic engineering and party-hopping.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00051.htm


13: Party hopping bill a joke

The Government’s party hopping bill is so full of loopholes that you could drive a busload of MPs through it, says National’s Justice spokesman Tony Ryall.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00218.htm


14: Police Vehicles To Become More Visible

Minister of Police Hon. George Hawkins has called for New Zealand Police to have a clearly identified and visible presence in our communities and on our roads.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00212.htm


15: 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


16: Royal Commission On Genetic Modification

A four-person Royal Commission headed by former Chief Justice, Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, will inquire into genetic modification, the Minister for the Environment, Marian Hobbs, announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00222.htm


17: Fidel Castro's Speech At South Summit

• Complete text of President Castro’s speech at the opening session of the South Summit, April 12, 2000

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0004/S00078.htm


18: 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


19: Greens Urge Gosche Intervenes On Wgtn Motorway

Green Party transport spokesperson Sue Kedgley today said there were a number of measures Transport Minister Mark Goshe should take to stop the building of the Wellington Inner City motorway.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00189.htm


20: Scoop Images: Bolivian Consulate Doused

The following pictures show a protest outside the Bolivian Counsulate in Auckland held to object to the privatisation of the Bolvian water industry and to draw attention to the loss of life in riots that followed. Pictures supplied by the Water Pressure ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00041.htm


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