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

1: TV1 And TV3 Polls Show Divergent Trends

TV1 and TV3 poll results, both broadcast tonight, show different trends. TV1’s poll shows what could be an end to the rise and rise in the Labour Party’s fortunes since polling day, while TV3’s poll shows the rise continuing ever upward.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00053.htm


2: 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


3: 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


4: 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


5: 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


6: ZFREE – the Internet is free

ZFREE, powered by CLEAR, today launched a web site through which all New Zealanders can access the Internet for free.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00096.htm


7: NEWSFLASH: US Share Markets Bounce Back Monday

US share markets have bounced back strongly this morning (Monday in the US).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00054.htm


8: NEWSFLASH: NZ Shares Bounce Back (With Links)

NZ stocks have bounced back strongly this morning following a remarkable recovery on Wall Street sharemarket overnight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00056.htm


9: Scoop Archive: Helen Most Popular Jenny Has "Nice Personality"

Prime Minister Helen Clark will be straining to hold back her trade-mark gloat, two recent polls show voters have continued their honeymoon with her and the Labour Party, conversely while National's support is holding, the only good thing voters ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/32/5a/200002291025.134bb41d.html


10: 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


11: Scoop Images: A17 - More Protests More Arrests

Another day on the streets of Washington DC this morning began with reports of a police crackdown, and rain.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00055.htm


12: The Third Way Or The Wrong Way For Clark?

Helen Clark will have to be a political contortionist to convince Tony Blair she has signed up to his third way, Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00248.htm


13: Government will meet challenge of tertiary fees

The previous government left the tertiary education sector in a 'dismal' state, and this government has inherited the mess and is committed to cleaning it up, the Alliance’s education spokesperson has told a public meeting in Porirua.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00231.htm


14: 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


15: 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


16: CLEAR introduces ZFREE - free Internet access

The new service is being offered by CLEAR as a means of encouraging as many New Zealanders as possible to go online, by eliminating the barriers to Internet access.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0004/S00097.htm


17: 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


18: 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


19: Judge of the High Court – Dr. Susan Glazebrook

The Attorney-General, Hon Margaret Wilson, announced today the appointment of Dr Susan Glazebrook as a Judge of the High Court.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00225.htm


20: Who’s To Blame? Jim Anderton Is!

The Reserve Bank will have to raise interest rates now if it wants to retain its international credibility, and Alliance leader Jim Anderton is the man homeowners should blame, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00250.htm


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