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The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend (Hobbits excluded) were...

1: PSA Delegates Conference - Trevor Mallard

I'm going to start off by re-iterating our objectives for a strong state sector that responds to the groups and individuals which it serves and to those who serve in it.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00383.htm


2: Questions For Oral Answer - Wednesday, 22 November

Paraphrased answers to today's questions will be posted in the Scoops wire shortly after 3pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00391.htm


4: Attorney-General Should Step Aside From Wine-box

The Editor of Investigate magazine is calling on Attorney-General Margaret Wilson to step aside from any further role in the Winebox controversy, after discovering what he alleges is a potentially major conflict of interest.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00150.htm


5: HARD NEWS 24/11/00 - Genoa? No, Not At All ...

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... no, I am not on my way to Italy. I will see the All Blacks play from my couch and not the grandstand in Genoa. I'm now off to Europe in February. All very last-minute. It's a long story ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00147.htm


7: Sludge Report #42 – Democracy Gives Way To Dinner

INSIDE THIS EDITION: Dubya'ed - Dubya’s Thanksgiving - An Overseas Perspective of Presidential Elections

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00145.htm


8: English-on-line November 24th

English-on-line knows something is going on when Tainui can’t agree among themselves to accept $13m from the Government. We can fairly conclude that while people do fight over money, this must be a fight over something far more important than money.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00462.htm


11: Scoop Image: The Skink That Got Away

DOC has confirmed that no kiwi were injured or killed during a fire on the edge of the Okarito Kiwi Reserve earlier this week. A 1-km fire front devastated a tinder-dry pakahi swamp on the edge of the sanctuary on Sunday night (November 19).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0011/S00076.htm


12: Notice Of Revocation Of Independence

In the light of your failure to elect a President of the USA and thus to govern yourselves, we hereby give notice of the revocation of your independence, effective immediately.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00122.htm


14: Property Rights Buried By A Sea Of Sludge

In this country you can wake up one morning to read in your daily paper that a 7,500 square meter raw sewage dump is to be built against your boundary fence that afternoon. Such was the story Adrian Chisholm told on Day Four of his Sludgegate trial against ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0011/S00077.htm


15: Keith Rankin: Demand Versus Supply

Labour MP Georgina Beyer said in Parliament a couple of weeks ago that "prostitution is a demand-driven activity". She's wrong. Sure, all goods and services that are freely sold have a demand. But a demand-driven industry is one that expands when ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00137.htm


16: Media Flash - Aussie Media News And Jobs 23/10

Flash Points a.. COWLEY BLASTS SHARE ACTIVIST: PMP Chairman Hits at Mayne b.. JOHN B. FAIRFAX: 'Olympics Was Like January' c.. $1.5 MIL. 'MISSING' AT ISIS: Plus $5 Mil. Lost On Sponsorship d.. OLYMPICS - NEWSPAPER STYLE: Worth The Bother? e.. WANTED: ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00130.htm


17: NORML Issues Health Warning About Toxic Marijuana

The National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws today issued a health warning that marijuana sprayed by the Police with a deadly poison is being sold in Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0010/S00062.htm


18: Media Flash - Media News & Job Directory

a.. AUSTRALIA MEDIA'S BEST-EVER AD DEAL: Just $250 For A Year b.. COUNCIL CHAOS: Adelaide Locals Skittle Local Government c.. SEVEN HITS AT 3AW: Touch Times As Ratings Plummet d.. 'OUR LAUREN BURNS': Suburban's Sense Of Identity e.. TAMARA TONITE: Brisbane's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0010/S00097.htm


21: Thai Prison Escapees Gunned Down

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Security forces shot dead nine prisoners and freed their kidnapped victims Thursday (November 23) ending the latest attempt by Burmese to seize hostages in Thailand, much to the dismay of anti-terrorist specialists, Burmese democracy ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00146.htm


22: Scoop Feedback: Keith Rankin Demand Versus Supply

Concerning the latest Keith Rankin column, Demand Versus Supply, the interesting description of the economics of prostitution seems marred somewhat by the following passage: "An efficient economy was an economy in which supply was responsive ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00144.htm


23: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 23 November

Today’s Questions concerned the subjects of: Super Scheme – Forestry Jobs – RMA – Socio-Economic Disparities – Auditing Closing The Gaps – E-Government Consumption – Closing The Gaps At CYFS – Cop Cash Crisis – Charging Police Recruits – Consumer ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00139.htm


24: Our Prosperity, Our People, Our Future - Shipley

One year on, Labour is demanding that voters give them another two or three terms.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00449.htm


25: Virgin Blue Won’t Benefit

The Minister of Transport Mark Gosche has scotched a suggestion that British owned airline Virgin Blue could benefit from the new open skies agreement between New Zealand and Australia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0011/S00453.htm


27: Scoop: Top Scoops

Hard News Is Not In Genoa - Sludge: No Democracy Today Sorry, We’re Hungry - Rosalea Barker: Bizzare Circle Of Law - English-On-Line - Thai Prison Breakout Ends In Hail Of Bullets - Scoop Feedback: Editing NZ’s Economic History

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00148.htm


28: TV3 News

Masterton Death Investigation – Food Labelling – Cookie Wars – Asbestos Epidemic – US Elections – Fewer Sick People - Tuaman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0011/S00111.htm


3: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (1)
6: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View
9: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water
10: Scoop Images: WORLD EXCLUSIVE: BAG END!
13: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring
19: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?
20: Scoop Images: Helms Deep Press Conference (2)
26: Scoop Archive: Scoop Images: Mirror Snaps Bilbo's House

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