Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
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The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...
Wow! White Island of the coast of the Bay of Plenty is now erupting and sprewing ash as far away as Whakatane. The crater lake has turned bright yellow.... these pictures were taken by scientists from the Institute of Geological and Nuclear Science ...
Incensed that a Labour Prime Minister would call them "fairly feral," and comparing them to lynch mobs in places like Kentucky, West Coasters are now talking about the thing they really understand, forming a new political party likely to be ...
The World's first MayDay action of the New Millenium happens in New Zealand, with a protest against the huge KFC bucket in the North Island city of Hamilton. Towering over the skyline of the Frankton working class estate, it is the largest KFC bucket ...
Galileo takes risky trip to dribble back data revealing best images yet of Jupiter's cratered inner moons
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.
Upton-on-line has always had a bit of a penchant for Thomas Hobbes - that grimmest of seventeenth century political philosophers immortalised by his characterisation of life in the state of nature as 'nasty, brutish and short'. There's nothing like ...
The following message comes from the a16-international-planning list serve,it concerns a photo a protestor took of a man in plain-clothes who was beating him – quite a startling image. Initially the protestor thought it was an incident in road-rage. ...
Last night I was stopped from speaking and asked to leave at a public meeting on Shared Parenting dominated by the Act MP Muriel Newman.
Supercomputer forecasts for rain in drought stricken Ethiopia published exclusively on Scoop a fortnight ago (see… Scoop Images: Easter Rain In Ethiopia? ) have proved correct with the first rains now beginning to fall.
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.
New Zealand serviceman in East Timor commemorated ANZAC day with traditional dawn parades in Dili, Suai and in the Company field locations. This ANZAC day was of special significance for those attending the parades in East Timor as, once again, New Zealand ...
Jim Anderton's idea of a people's bank looks bankrupt before it gets off the ground, going by his answers to Parliamentary questions, Opposition Economic Development Spokesperson Max Bradford said today.
A secret meeting was held by the Labour Party in December last year, to dramatically change their election manifesto employment policy, said ACT leader Richard Prebble. Documents released under the Official Information Act show that a covert meeting ...
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This month the latest inflation rate was announced two days before the scheduled announcement by the Reserve Bank to increase the OCR (official cash [interest] rate) to 6%. The CPI inflation rise, 0.7% for the period from mid-November to mid-February, ...
SMOKE ON THE WATER- Fire breathers from the Chillie Club International break a fire breathing world record in 1995.
"The release of background and policy formation papers today will give a clearer picture of how the Employment Relations Bill has emerged in its current legislative form," says Minister of Labour, Margaret Wilson.
Photo Essay of the Chrism Mass at the Wellington Anglican Cathedral of St Paul today.
The critical reports from Treasury on the Employment Relations Bill back up feedback from employers in New Zealand's main centres, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.