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The top 20 rating items on Scoop on May Day 2000 were...

1: Scoop Link: Nice.com aren't very nice

Nice.com aren't very, scoop learned today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00005.htm


2: On The Left Keep that red flag flying.

After a few weeks away, a refreshed author is back again. The new Parliamentary session begins this week, and it’s going to be fun. But first, a song sung to the tune `O Christmas Tree’:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00007.htm


3: Scoop Feature: Today Is Mayday2k!

The capacity of the internet to enable networking among political interest groups has emerged over the past 12 months in a spectacular fashion. Scoop's Alastair Thompson backgrounds the Mayday2k protest movement in a feature article first published in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00002.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: Anticapitalists Gather In Cuba St.

Scoop will be providing rolling photo reports on action in the Streets of Wellington today. The following is the first set of pics from Scoop’s roving MayDay2k photographer Miles Thompson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00006.htm


6: MAYDAY2K: Mac Attack #1

Protestors including Roger Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 1.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00007.htm


7: 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


8: MAYDAY2K: Mac Attack #2

Protestors including Mr Burns proceed to McDonalds Manners Mall…and a handful of McDonalds fans brave the 200+ crowd. Miles Thompson reports in pictures…part 2.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00008.htm


9: 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


10: MAYDAY2K: Wellington May Day Protest Itinerary

MAIN EVENT - MARCH - 3.30pm - Proceed from Manners Mall to Midland Park (Lambton Quay) - free money to be given away to undermine capitalism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00003.htm


11: MAYDAY2K: Four Christchurch Banks Stink Bombed

Scoop has received another anonymous communique from a group calling itself “People Not Profits” in Christchurch who have been busy making a stink.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00004.htm


12: MAYDAY2K: Free Money In Midland Park

Another photo report from the Streets of Wellington. This time the March from Cuba Mall to Midland Park. Photos Miles Thompson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00009.htm


13: MAYDAY2K: Traffic Signals Targetted In Chch

NOTE: Today, May Day 2000, is D-Day for a global carnival against capitalism with demonstrations planned all around the globe. Demonstrations are planned in several NZ cities including Auckland, Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland, Hamilton and Dunedin. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0005/S00001.htm


14: 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


15: Murderous May Day Memories

As statists around the Western world commence their annual May Day eulogies, Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell suggests they reflect instead on the true legacy of their chosen ideology:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00003.htm


16: Rt Hon Jenny Shipley - Dare to be radical

"We have to become radical conservatives. Don't fall off your seats. You haven't slipped into an ACT conference. I don't mean radical as in extreme."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0004/S00376.htm


17: 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


18: Leaked Information On Cost Of Orion Upgrade

The defence research group JUST DEFENCE has released parts of a confidential briefing made to the Minister of Defence on 9 March 2000 that reveal the price of the next expensive purchase being sought by the Air Force. The information, which was leaked ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00006.htm


19: 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


20: Don't Force Offer On Bloody-Minded West Coast

DON'T FORCE BLOODY-MINDED WEST COAST MAYORS TO ACCEPT $100M SAYS NATIVE FOREST ACTION

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0005/S00004.htm

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