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The weekend’s top 25 rating items on Scoop were…

4: Scoop Images: Yeah Right!

On the Tui beer billboard at Wellington's Basin Reserve.... See http://aotearoa.wellington.net.nz/mayday/ for more background to the planned festivities….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00094.htm


5: Where Is National's Disarmament Spokesperson?

Disarmament Minister Matt Robson wants to know whether the National Party still has a disarmament spokesperson or any interest in the topic.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00455.htm


6: Rachel, Forget Rod, have a cream bun instead!

Women from the Tertiary Women's Focus Group, (the women's network of the New Zealand University Students Association) are pleading with supermodel and actor Rachel Hunter not to lose any more weight to please modelling agencies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00066.htm


7: You Are Either A Damsel Or A Superbitch

I was sick this week so instead of going out to party like the rest of my flat I thought a spell in front of the television might make me drift into the land of nod. Instead I was rushing to find pen and paper as soon as possible when I caught "Perfect ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0104/S00024.htm


8: IDEAS

ACT leader Richard Prebble says his party is winning the “battle of ideas” in Parliament, with other parties adopting many of ACT’s policies as their own.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00439.htm


9: Upton-On-Line - Diaspora Edition

In this issue: We consider the completely different way in which political drama is played out in France, the way in which bi-lateral relations are nurtured by countries with a serious approach to foreign relations, and agriculture as culture – the ingenious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00134.htm


11: Shipley Needs To Get Bradford Under Control

Disarmament Minister Matt Robson is asking the Opposition leader Jenny Shipley to reign in her defence spokesperson, after Mr Bradford today appeared to denounce international diplomacy and conciliation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00402.htm

13: First Biotechnology Statistics Released

Statistics New Zealand today released the report Modern Biotechnology Activity in New Zealand. This is the first set of New Zealand statistics on modern biotechnology activity. The report analyses the results of a survey of 180 businesses and research ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00058.htm


14: National Radio Midday Report

Diabetes Funding – Wharf Accident – Qantas Collapse – Engine Incident – Home Detention – Cancer Drugs – Rail Death – Ethiopian Hijacking – Maj McNutt – Ox Employment – Taiwan Delegation – Industrial Hemp

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00103.htm


15: There Is Supply, Then There Is Demand

Front page of Friday's paper (The Dominion, Friday, April 27, 2001). On the top left hand side is the brief of the Hawera Massage parlour that donated $5 for every customer on Anzac Day to the local RSA.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0104/S00025.htm


16: It’s Not Easy Being A Canuk Sheila

Montreal 5.00pm - 27 April 2001: A stress epidemic among Canadian women, is taking a severe toll on their health, according to a new study carried out by Statistics Canada, and the Canadian Institute for Health Information. Details of the study are ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00148.htm


17: 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


18: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00122.htm


19: Stateside with Rosalea: Yeah, right!

It's a little phrase that slipped into my vocabulary with ease, epitomising as it does laconic cynicism. I found myself saying it out loud a couple of months ago as I walked into a movie theatre late and heard the stirring words of the voiceover ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00149.htm


20: Media Flash - April 30, 2001

* PETER DWYER, Editor of The Advocate (Burnie, Tas.), did not publish the same article as REX GARDNER'S Hobart-based Mercury on Saturday: 'Advocate Chief Shown The Door. The owners of The Advocate and part-owners of The Examiner newspaper have axed their ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00152.htm


21: Cuba Mall's Bucket Fountain For Auction

Ecoaction On Tuesday May 1, 2001 Victoria University's Ecoaction will be demonstrating against the proposal of Hutt City Council, Wellington City Council and Wellington Regional Council to transfer the management of our water services to a trust. The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00097.htm


22: HARD NEWS FROM EUROPE: The Stolen Edition

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... and greetings from Amsterdam, home of meat, bread, cheese and chocolate; of buds and beer, of tolerance and the apparently compulsory smoking of tobacco.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00144.htm


23: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View

Scoop's Hobbit strikes again. Yet another - never seen before - shot of Hobbiton in the the Waikato. Showing the other side of the millhouse pictured in an earlier shot, in the sun, before it was burned down. Hobbit houses can be seen across the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00068.htm


24: National Radio Midday Report

Virgin Blue – Freedom Air – Qantas Lay-Offs – 14B On Sale – Dash8 – Rape Charges – Police Rapist – Py Plane – Wahid Censure – IMF Meeting – Pilot Hero – Airport Explosives – Shopping Site – Tryless Triers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0104/S00109.htm


25: May Day March & Rally - Auckland

Join the annual May Day March and Rally in Auckland Tuesday 1st May 5.30pm Leaves QEII Square Downtown Auckland Rally at Aotea Square

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00100.htm


26: HARD NEWS 27/4/01 - A Shambles in Paradise

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... yes, it's me down the phone line again, but from parts no more distant or exotic than Pt Chevalier. Where, I am happy to report, the weather is pleasant and the vista a delight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00143.htm


27: Church Vs State Issues Raised In Oz GG Appointment

The appointment of an Anglican archbishop as Australia's constitutional head of state has rekindled the republican debate and accelerated discussion of the relationship between church and state. Dave Crampton reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00150.htm


28: Members Bill To Stop Dangerous Street Racing Hoons

Clayton Cosgrove Labour MP for Waimakariri today announced plans to promote a members bill to stop illegal street burn out car racing.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0104/S00456.htm


29: 'CANES stake finals with Warratah thrashing

A FULL eighty minute effort highlighted by a sensational last fifteen saw the Hurricanes wow a packed Rugby Park with four exhillarating tries Friday to earn a valuable bonus point which capped off an extremely impressive 41-17 thrashing of a strong Warratah ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0104/S00147.htm


30: Auckland Anarchists - May Day Banner And Song

In 1886, two anarchists, Lucy and Albert Parsons, walked arm in arm with their children down Chicago's Michigan Avenue. They walked at the head of 80,000 workers in the world's first ever May Day parade. At that moment, over 340,000 workers across the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0104/S00090.htm


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