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Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend were...

1: Scoop Images: A Misty Ruapehu Film Set

The following pictures were taken at Whakapapa ski-field on Mt Ruapehu at the weekend. Peter Jackson's film crews have been filming scenes for the Lord of The Rings trilogy of films there recently.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00084.htm


2: Ringswatch: Early Snow Causes Problems For PJ

The following report of recent happenings in the Ruapehu area - the site of the latest filming of the Lord of the Rings Trilogy - was sent to Scoop by a recent visitor to the area…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00083.htm


3: HARD NEWS 28/4/00 - Drunks, Puppets and Monkeys

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... bear with me while I do my therapy. One of the reasons I keep on with Hard News is that it gives me the chance to shout at people who piss me off. It relieves me of the need to bore my friends and family with the details.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00086.htm


4: A Week Of It – Rumbles In The Jungle

The earth has replaced the wind as the major buffeter of the capital in the last fortnight, with recent midnight jolts reminding Wellingtonians they are sitting targets for the next big one.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00088.htm


5: 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


6: 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


7: Scoop Images: Greenpeace Tests Radioactive Waste

The following three images show the Greenpeace operation to test waste from Cogema's nuclear reprocessing plant discharge at Raz Blanchard. Greenpeace discovered alarmingly high levels of radioactivity during its tests and has called for an end to discharges ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00087.htm


8: 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


9: Scoop Images: Mayday Rain In Ethiopia

As protestors gather around the Western World in the cause of improving the lot of their fellow disadvantaged citizens of Planet Earth, clouds are gathering over the Horn of Africa promising deliverance of a different kind.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00089.htm


10: Quake Shakes Wellington Again

At 9.15pm last night a 5.5 richter magnitude quake centered 60km South of Patea was felt in Wellington.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00082.htm


11: NZEDGE.COM – NZ In The World Media

Greetings. Today in MEDIA http://www.nzedge.com/media we have 40 new stories from the international online media about New Zealanders flexing their edge around the globe: Fleur Adcock and Marie Clay in England, the late Len Lye in Paris, Richard ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00053.htm


12: 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


13: 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


14: Inland Revenue Mess Predicted

The ACT Party warned Parliament that the removal of tax returns would work against taxpayers, ACT leader Richard Prebble said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00372.htm


15: Scoop Images: Bats Comedy Festival Lineup

Promotional photos from six of the comedy festival productions presently underway at Bats Theatre as part of the Laugh Festival. For more information on these shows see... Bats Theatre: International Laugh! Festival 2000 .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0004/S00055.htm


16: A Trojan Horse - Free Trade With Singapore

As Prime Minister Helen Clark arrives in Singapore, the proposed free trade agreement she has gone there to discuss is analysed in a Q&A format by Professor Jane Kelsey.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00078.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: Latest Update Of Mayday2k Contact And Action List

The latest update of the Mayday 2000 - Global Day of Action, Resistance and Carnival - contact list. Chockfull of links, email newsgroups, and sources of information on the global protests due to kick of Monday....

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0004/S00111.htm


19: Feral Coasters Considering New “True Labour" Party

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00072.htm


20: Scoop Images: Show Me The Money

The latest New Zealand new technology IPO eVentures hasn't been put off by recent ructions on the NasDaq. Today representatives of overseas backers News Limited and Softbank fronted to media and brokers in Wellington with eVenture's onshore stakeholder, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0004/S00079.htm

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