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

1: HARD NEWS 15/9/00 - Poses and Protests

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... you don't have to be out of the country for long to make the news seem strange on your return. A day will usually do it. After three days this week, the headlines on the plane on the way back seemed positively bizarre.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00109.htm


2: NBR-Compaq UMR Insight Poll - Full Breakdown

National 41% up 6 - Labour 36% down 3 - Green 7% up 1 - Alliance 6% static - ACT 4% down 3 - NZ First 3% static - including full regional/age/sex/income group breakdown

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00110.htm


3: Kiwis Could Benifit From British Immigration Drive

More Kiwi's may soon be allowed to immigrate to Britain under proposed changes to immigration laws designed to address chronic shortages of skilled labour. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00106.htm


4: Latest TVNZ Political Poll Ignores A Crucial Point

The latest TVNZ Colmar-Brunton political poll released on One News last evening ignored a crucial point says Hon Peter Dunne, leader United New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00275.htm


5: Guy’s World: Gareth Farr’s Pickle’s And Ice-cream

Bringing together two completely unrelated cultural traditions to make a new work, without doing an enormous disservice to both traditions, is a tough ask. Some things just weren’t meant to go together, like pickles and ice-cream. But every so often, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00108.htm


6: Shipley, Rankin letters on used PCs

An investigation by information technology weekly Computerworld has uncovered sensitive government and commercial documents on PCs bought from a second-hand dealer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00079.htm


7: Watching The Olympics From California

The wonderful thing about living in America is that life's little television mysteries are solved. Why do TV cops eat doughnuts? Well, the nearest thing you'll find to a good old meat pie is something called a pot pie and the only place you'll find ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00107.htm


8: One News/Colmar Brunton Poll

Labour 42% static - National 42% up 1 - Green 4% down 1%. - ACT 3% down 2% - Alliance 3% down 1% - NZ First 2% static

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00111.htm


9: Correctives Support Avocado Concern

"In a recent Wellington newspaper, the Correctives read of the sinful influence of avocados in our society. These lascivious and fleshy fruits appear to drive women to acts of lust and passion!!!"

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00088.htm


10: SCOOP Olympic update, Monday 18 September,2000

MARK Tood riding Diamond Hall Red has boosted New Zealand's three day eventing equestrian hopes with a flawless cross-country run at Horsley Park.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00113.htm


11: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. This time the furry fellow with a flair for photography has produced another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing it in the sun, before it was burned down. It looks like it was a tranquil and magical ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00007.htm


12: ECOACTION Supports Clean-Up-Mcdonalds-Day

A non-violent action by a nation-wide coalition of student environmental groups aims to draw attention to the hypocrisy of McDonalds' sponsorship of Clean Up NZ Week (18-23 September).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00083.htm


13: ACT Leader Is Misinformed

Minister of Police Hon. George Hawkins said comments made today by ACT Leader Richard Prebble reek of misinformation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00268.htm


14: Newsflash: Balance Of Payments Better Than Thought

Statistics NZ have this afternoon announced substantial revisions to their balance of payments statistics series. The current account deficit for the year to March 2000 is now recorded as 7.1% of GDP rather previously published 8.2%.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00114.htm


15: SCOOP, Olympic Update , Monday 18 9 00

LEADING Olympic highlights on Sunday were three more world records in the pool and two swimming golds to USA but none to host Australia. Leading the US charge in the pool was a great swim by Tom Dolan who can rightfully claim the title as the world's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00105.htm


16: Scoop Images: Te Wairua o te Whenua

Images of a performance of "Te Wairua o te Whenua" (The Spirit of the People) a new work by composer Gareth Farr presented to the media and guests at the Michael Fowler Centre, Friday 15th September, 2000. Images from Mark Graham -IMAGE TIME .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0009/S00098.htm


17: Clean Up your Act McDonalds

Student environmental groups around the country are today protesting McDonalds' sponsorship of “Clean up New Zealand Week”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00081.htm


18: An Activists Diary: The Battle Of Melbourne

I arrived at the blockade just before 7am on Sept 11th. The Crown complex is huge, taking up two large blocks on the south bank of the Yarra River. It is made up of Crown Towers (a hotel and conference venue) and the Crown Casino.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0009/S00087.htm


19: Minister Must Explain Her Vision For TVNZ

"The Draft TVNZ charter as outlined in newspapers this weekend shows that 10 months after the election Marian Hobbs still doesn't have any real ideas about the future of television," National's Katherine Rich said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0009/S00272.htm

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