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The weekend's top 20 rating items on Scoop (Hobbits excluded) were…

1: HARD NEWS 30/3/01 - Hit by a Train from the Past

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so we skittle Pakistan for 104, both our openers get centuries and it's all on for young and old - and the drought breaks over Hamilton. Bugger.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00208.htm


2: CRICKETING IMMORTALITY for world-beating McMillan

CRAIG DOUGLAS MCMILLAN earned immortality this afternoon with a once-in-a-lifetime display of scintillating shot-making that saw him score a world record 26 runs in one over that he smashed out of the ordinary and into the annals of cricketing legend.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00209.htm


3: Scoop Images: You Will Be Married!

Attorney General Margaret Wilson in the house yesterday speaking in the third reading debate of her Relationships Property Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00210.htm


4: Russell People All Fired Up For Kiwi Recovery

Enthusiasm in Russell is getting fired up as people realise the benefits that the Russell Peninsula Kiwi Recovery project will have for the community.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0103/S00056.htm


5: 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


6: Huge Koi Carp Found In Kerikeri

The discovery of what is thought to be the largest Koi carp every caught in Northland is the cause of serious concern for Department of Conservation staff.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0103/S00054.htm


7: NEWSFLASH NZ Wins By An Innings And 185 Runs!

New Zealand’s Black Caps have won the second test vs Pakistan by an innings and 185 runs after a batting collapse by the Pakistan side this afternoon in Hamilton.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00214.htm


8: Keith Rankin: The Last Taboo

We are starting to acknowledge that suicide is a topic that must be discussed and discussed openly. But in New Zealand almost all the media references are to youth suicide. However in 1998 - the latest year for which New Zealand suicide statistics ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00196.htm


9: Bunkle’s Lucky Break

"ACT Leader Hon Richard Prebble said he was not surprised at the decision by the Registrar of Electors to take no action against Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle, as I know of no case in this country where the Registrar has ever referred a wrongful ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00589.htm


11: Lee welcomes elected Rodney District Council

The Minister of Local Government Hon Sandra Lee has welcomed the election of a new Mayor and councillors for the Rodney District Council, almost a year after she replaced the previous councillors with a Commissioner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00592.htm


12: TV3 News

Phillida Bunkle Cleared – Yellow Ribbon Windfall – Prime News Closes In Chch – President Bush Under Fire On Climate – Relationship Property Law Changes – Monteiths – Overstayers Amnesty – Coup Leaders Unwelcome In US - Oklahoma Bombing

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0103/S00146.htm


13: Say No To Bunny Bondage

Corrective Party Leader Sister Raptophilia SM has, today, urged MPs to crack down on lewd displays at Easter time:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00104.htm


14: NORML presents J DAY Saturday 5 May 2001

NORML New Zealand is proud to present "J DAY", a global celebration of cannabis culture that has grown to include over 130 cities around the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00100.htm


15: Subaru's WRX Tries On A Suit For Size

It's been years since Subaru launched the WRX and the latest all-new version has been eagerly anticipated. But all would agree, it is a very different car from its predecessor. The big question is - will the punters buy it?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00031.htm


17: Benefits and super rise, work-for-dole abolished

Increased payments for beneficiaries, student allowance recipients, superannuiants and veterans and the abolition of the work-for-the dole scheme take effect from today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00001.htm


18: Goff Should Take Advice Over Kyoto Protocol

“Phil Goff should listen carefully and take advice rather than dish it out when he meets with the Bush administration to discuss Kyoto protocol matters,” says ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00567.htm


20: Begging The Question: What future for Kiwis in Oz?

It’s now a month since New Zealanders ceased to be de facto Australians, free to attain the status of “permanent residents” simply by setting foot across the Tasman and doing time. In his debut Scoop column Jimmy Solen rings the changes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00197.htm

22: Three Television Icons Return

NZ On Air has announced funding for the return of three established television favourites, confirming Billy T James is as much a New Zealand television icon as the Young Farmer of the Year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0103/S00077.htm


23: NZ Announced Host Country for Eco-Challenge 2001

In a combined announcement in Los Angeles, Wellington and New York City, Mark Burnett, founder and Executive Producer of Eco-Challenge; Jim Anderton, New Zealand’s Deputy Prime Minister and Gordon Beck, SVP Sports and Production at USA Network stated today ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0012/S00025.htm

HOBBIT STORIES...

10: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge
16: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View
19: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water
21: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

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