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Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Scoop Feature: Out Of The Loop

The folding of Wellington magazine Loop this week is a 'travesty' says the chief executive of Saatchi and Saatchi Worldwide.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00057.htm


2: CANNES LOTR The Footage! Friday at Cannes

I woke up 3 times in the middle of the night just to be sure I would not miss my train. After all, there was no way in heck I was going to miss the Lord of the Rings press footage and a chance to talk with the cast members.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00078.htm


3: Scoop Images: Wellywood Timewarp

Aro Street returned to the 1950s today, complete with shiny old gas-guzzlers, one gear bicycles, men in fedoras and women in summer frocks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00086.htm


4: Questions For Oral Answer - Tuesday, 15 May 2001

1. JEANETTE FITZSIMONS to the Minister for the Environment: In relation to her decision not to exercise her call-in powers under the Resource Management Act 1991 in respect of CO2 emissions from a new thermal power station planned for Otahuhu, what specific ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00306.htm


5: LOTR: Yesterday I dreamt I was in Middle-earth...

I dreamt last night I was in Middle-earth. I visited Bilbo in Bag End and watched as hobbits celebrated his 111th birthday. I stood before the bar in the town of Bree. I saw riding Nazgul and Orcs in full armour.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00087.htm


6: Closing eGovernment Rhetoric & Reality Gap

Governments Slowly Begin Closing Gap Between Rhetoric And Reality As They Push To Create eGovernment, According To Second Annual Global Accenture Study

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0104/S00010.htm


7: Harre Announces 'Get Bonking-For-A-Baby Day'

Its official! "Paid Parental Leave takes effect from April 1 2002, and Laila Harre tells us she is already corresponding with women who want to know when they should get pregnant," says a horrified Lindsay Mitchell, Libertarianz Spokesman. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00073.htm


8: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 15 May

Today's questions of the day concerned: Otahuhu Power Station – PM’s Defamation Settlement – Fiji Elections – Fiscal Responsibility – Modern Apprenticeships – DHB Budgets – Nuclear Guinea Pigs – Parental Leave – Construction Contracts – Gaming ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00088.htm


9: HARD NEWS 11/5/01 - Tokenism and Television

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... 20 years ago, when I was a cub reporter, a bunch of us were shown around the local Air Force base, in a tour which took in a couple of Skyhawks. They were the pride of the force. "But aren't they just expensive tokenism?" asked ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00074.htm


10: The DPB - A Social Catastrophe

Why do politicians, welfare agencies and social advocacy groups stubbornly continue to ignore the devastating effects of the Domestic Purposes Benefit? Barnados made a startling claim last week that 284,266 New Zealand children are living in households ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00072.htm


11: David Miller: Always Next Year In The Super 12

As this is the first year in Super 12 history that none of the five New Zealand franchises will be in the semi- finals, I have no doubt that all the so called rugby experts will be out in force giving their analysis and opinions as to what went wrong. I ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00085.htm


12: “Harry Potter” Trailer Cinema Premiere

The theatrical trailer for the year’s most-anticipated family film - “Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone” will make its cinema screen debut in New Zealand for the first time on Thursday, April 5.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0104/S00006.htm


13: Update: Steven Wallace Inquest

this is an update on what has happened since we sent out ‘Steven Wallace: one year on’ (PMA, 30 April 2001). As you may recall, Roger Mori (New Plymouth Coroner) announced in March that the Coroner’s Inquest would begin on 21 May.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00084.htm


14: CANNES LOTR: Cali talks Cannes Party!

Calisuri called me a few times during the LOTR party, literally...I think he wanted to taunt me.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00083.htm


15: Nimby – From Hearsay To Hard Facts

Research under way in Canterbury is finding out what it is like for people to live next door to facilities that many see as upsetting their lifestyle – such as cell-phone transmitters, prisons, sewerage plants and landfills, or a solid waste transfer station.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0105/S00046.htm


16: National radio Midday Report

Retrospective GST Legislation – John Yelish – Nuclear Tests – Hartner Creditors – Army Rape trial – Export Growth – Middle East Violence – British Elections – Paid Parental Leave – Marie Jamieson – Deep Vein Thrombosis – Missing Michaelangelo – ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0105/S00068.htm


17: CANNES LOTR: IVs with Lee, McKellen, Rhys-Davies

Here is the first installment of our cast interviews. These interviews were conducted in a round table format with about 9 other reporters, including Harry from AintitCool. While my analog tape of this interview turned out pretty poor, I'm hopeful Harry ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00079.htm


18: Cow With Human Genes Trial Should Be Terminated

Researchers in the US have discovered bacteria in soil and groundwater beneath farms are acquiring genes from bacteria originating in pigs' guts, they fear this could provide a route for potentially dangerous bugs to reach people and the wider environment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0105/S00039.htm


19: Decision Against Calling In Resource Consents

The Minister for the Environment, Marian Hobbs, has decided against "calling in" the application by Contact Energy for resource consents for a new gas-fired power station at Otahuhu.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00301.htm


20: Abort State-Funded Pregnancies - Libz

"The quality of maternity care in New Zealand is being degraded because of government manipulation of provider contracts," said the Libertarianz health deregulation spokesman today. "My party has the answer: throw the bureaucrats out with the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00075.htm


21: Government Should Not Pump Money Into Air NZ

ACT Commerce Spokesman Stephen Franks is urging the Government to make an unequivocal statement now that it will not pump any money into Air New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00302.htm


22: An important ethics decision - Nicky Hager

Reaction to the Public Relations Institute decision on the professional conduct of Klaus Sorensen and Rob McGregor of Shandwick New Zealand Ltd in the Timberlands PR campaign

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0105/S00067.htm


23: Health spending will increase in the Budget

Acting Health Minister Tariana Turia said today health spending will increase in the 24 May Budget.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00300.htm


24: 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


25: 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


26: SkyCabs Offer Auckland Transport Solution

The range of possible solutions to Auckland's passenger transportation dilemma has expanded with the introduction of an innovative new system known as SkyCabs.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0012/S00050.htm


27: Howard's End: A Little Light Metal

"You are what you eat" has been the catch-cry of some health professionals for decades. But now, more and more scientists are saying that we all need to know more about the food we eat because some foods can effect behaviour and we could be ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00075.htm


28: Dayna Berghan: Now I Want Some Commitment

I've Sniffed Your Flowers, I've Eaten Your Chocolates. Now I Want Some Commitment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0105/S00022.htm


29: Virgin Blue application received

An application from Virgin Blue to operate on both the Trans-Tasman and domestic New Zealand routes has been received by the Minister of Transport Mark Gosche.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0105/S00298.htm


30: Stateside with Rosalea: A Fine Tub O' Tuna

Trying to make sense of California's energy 'crisis' is like putting your hand in a bucket of eels. Just when you think you've got hold of something substantial to hang onto it slips away.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0105/S00076.htm

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