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The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday (Hobbits excluded) were....

6: PM Announces Changes To Ministerial Portfolios

Helen Clark said that her main concern was to relieve workload pressures on the Leader of the House, Michael Cullen, and the Deputy Leader of the House, Mark Burton, who also carry heavy portfolio responsibilities.

8: US Election: Surgeon General Issues Health Warning

Fat lady singers - do not hold your breath! It ain't over yet by a long shot. I refer of course to the two spoiled brats squabbling over the last Playstation 2 in the store, which is what this presidential election has revealed itself as. But when ...

10: Scoop Images: How Not To Design A Ballot Paper

The Palm Beach County US Presidential Election ballot paper that has the world in a spin.

11: Scoop Cartoon: ACT Changes Directions

Cartoon from Paul McDonald of POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ

12: NZ PM And Foreign Affairs Minister Are Despicable

The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clarke and the Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff have come under heavy fire from the interim regime in Fiji.

13: TVNZ And Telstrasaturn Digital TV Partnership

TVNZ and TelstraSaturn have today signed a memorandum of understanding that will speed the delivery of digital television services to New Zealanders.

14: Scoop Cartoon: Uncle Sam Has A Cuppa

Cartoon from Paul McDonald of POLITICAL-CARTOONS.CO.NZ

15: HARD NEWS - The President's Mandate is Missing

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... does it occur to anyone else that the run-up to the "real" Millennium is quite a bit more millennial than the one everybody celebrated last year?

16: National Radio Midday Report

Cabinet Reshuffle – Cervical Smear Test – TVNZ Telstra Saturn Deal – Rescue Helicopter Delay – NZ Biosecurity – US Presidential Election – Peace Talks – Skin Cancer Costs – Tua Fight – Austrian Rail Disaster

17: We’re Proud Of You David Tua

‘New Zealanders are all very proud of what he has achieved, particularly our Samoan community,’ said Mr Gosche.

19: Scoop Images: Samoa - "It's going crazy"

Friday 11th November - APIA: Pupils at Apia's Loto Taumafai Education Centre for the Disabled staged an enactment of the Tua/Lewis fight today.

21: Changes to Ministerial Portfolios Announced

A reshuffle of ministerial portfolios has seen the Hon. George Hawkins take over as Minister of Internal Affairs.

22: Driving tips to cut motorists' fuel bills

Motorists can slash their fuel costs by 10-20% a year with the help of a new driving tips brochure now available from service stations and the AA, says Energy Minister Pete Hodgson.

23: Libz Want Fair Trial For Clark And Upton

Libertarianz Health Deregulation spokesman Richard McGrath wants Helen Clark and Simon Upton made accountable for the fatal decision not to screen blood supplies for hepatitis C in the 1990s. "Our party has repeatedly highlighted Mr Upton's ...

24: Keith Rankin: Maori: colonised or colonist?

The "colonisation debate" in New Zealand suffers because too few non-Maori New Zealanders know our country's history, and too many Maori know how to exploit that historical illiteracy. The irony is that a film released this year, Feathers ...

25: Kiwis Join Rush To Florida Cliffhanger

It’s not just Americans who are hungry for online updates Auckland – 10 November 2000 – The tension of the nail biter American presidential race is pulling big numbers of New Zealanders as well as Americans to the web for updates, according to Nielsen/NetRatings.

26: Cabinet reshuffle an ineffectual non-event

The Cabinet reshuffle announced by the Prime Minister today will do nothing to address the Government's real problems, Opposition leader Jenny Shipley said today.

27: Upton-on-line November 10th

This is upton-on-line’s last issue until December 1st. He will be overseas, leaving the next two issues in the hands of english-temporarily-on-line. Upton-on-line returns for December before disappearing forever into a linguistic Bermuda triangle that ...

28: Anti-TV Licence Campaign Crusaders Celebrate

The group that successfully campaigned for the abolition of the broadcasting tax this year says its push to make Governments and bureaucrats accountable to the New Zealand people is only just beginning.

29: RE: "Diabetes, Disease of the Couch Potato"

I have had a number of phone calls from Diabetes Youth Wellington (DYW) members and their parents who were appalled to see yesterday's Consumer Magazine with its heading "Diabetes: Disease of the couch potato".

30: Derek Fox Hui Taumata Speech

Waipatu Marae 1.30 pm Karamu Road North Saturday 11 November 2000 Hawke’s Bay

1: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View
2: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Mirror Snaps Bilbo's House
4: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water
5: Scoop Archive: Scoop Image: Where The Hobbits Are
7: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?
9: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring
18: Scoop Images: Wellywood's Favourite Starlet
20: Scoop Images: Bree Is Spooky At Night….

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