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Yesterday's top 29 rating items on Scoop were…

1: SearchNOW becomes the largest NZ Search Engine

New Zealand search site has indexed over 3.2 million local web pages - making it easily New Zealand's largest search engine.

2: Powell And Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Joint Press Availability By Secretary of State Colin L. Powell and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon Following Their Meeting at the Prime Minister's Residence

3: Scoop Images: Ice Dog With Heart Of A Lion

Images from the environs of the most photogenic mountain village in the world taken by Norman Mackay , including a picture and tale about a small dog with the heart of a lion.

5: Upton-on-line - Something To Celebrate

…which is mercifully short, upton-on-line reflects on France’s glossiest new toy, the recently inaugurated TGV service to Marseilles, some broader mobility issues and fresh torments for Premier Lionel Jospin.

6: Sludge Report #92 – A Winter Of Discontent

Of course in the Northern hemisphere it is not winter at all (but it is where Sludge is, hence the use of the quote). And there can be little doubt that the dogs of war are currently out and about, baying to be allowed back to their games of destruction ...

7: Get Stuck In Maharey – No Tears For Rankin

“Many thousands of Students won’t spare a tear as nightly the imminent departure of WINZ CEO Christine Rankin is beamed into their homes,” Aotearoa Tertiary Students Association President Keith Clark commented today.

8: National Radio Midday Report

Post Board – Christine Rankin – Shooting – Cervical Smears – Maori Fisheries – Fraud Trial – Fiji Murders – Milosevic Trial – Crane Collapse – Long Stay – Probation Workers – PI Health – Health Complaints

9: HARD NEWS 29/7/01 - The Ultimate Fashion Victim

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... Most of the court cases we televise just aren't that interesting as news television. Seriously, when was the last time you saw an Employment Court case on TV? But this one, with spin doctors shadowing both sides and the plaintiff ...

10: Population Based Funding - A Two Faced Beast

11: Scoop Images: Steve Maharey's Hit Record

Subversive Art #3 Eliminate Her , coming to an inbox near you.

12: Papua New Guinea: People rebel against World Bank

What started as a peaceful student sit-in against privatisation may yet erupt into a nationwide uprising ... News summary including elsewhere unpublished, primary source eyewitness account and analysis/commentary from PNG movement leader. From Australia's ...

13: Women A Formidable Force On The Web

AUCKLAND – July 2, 2001 – E-marketers cannot afford to deny the increasing presence of women on the Web. According to Nielsen//NetRatings, female web surfers have now overtaken men in numbers in the US, and are surging onto the Net in the Asia-Pacific ...

14: Yahoo!/ACNielsen Internet Confidence Index

-- Study Reveals Breadth of Information, Ability to Compare Prices, and Selection As Main Motivators Driving Consumer E-commerce

15: Freeze And Seize Lilybank

The revelation that Lilybank Station and luxury resort has not been sold, despite December 2000 reports that it had been, gives the New Zealand government another opportunity to take decisive action on this best known New Zealand asset of the Suharto ...

16: Dangly Earring Craze Snowballing

The following email, urging women to get their Christine Rankin styled glad rags on in support of women workers, is doing the rounds across the country. Meanwhile, broadcasters Robert Rakete and James Coleman both donned Rankinesque dangly earings ...

17: Measuring The Nation's Social Health

“The Social Report 2001 is the first step in what may become a regular reporting programme on how we are doing as a country across a series of social indicators,” Minister of Social Services and Employment Steve Maharey said today.

18: Update on NZ Post Board

The Minister for State Owned Enterprises Mark Burton said he is seeking a satisfactory and swift outcome to the current issues involving the Board of New Zealand Post.

19: Red Cross Director Was Threatened By Terrorists

The Director of Red Cross, John Scott was threatened and warned not to give evidence against the terrorists.

20: Scoop Images: Yo Can’t Touch This

A photo sequence showing All Black Jonah Lomu scoring his second half try during the ABs 37 to 19 point victory over France – images from - Pete Nikolaison .

21: David Miller: Extraditing Slobodan Milosevic

Apart from a hand full of protesters in Belgrade and Moscow, few people have shed a tear over the extradition of Slobodan Milosevic. After all, this was the man who after the break up of Yugoslavia, presided over a series of bloody civil wars and ...

22: Privy Council Victory For Treaty Tribes Coalition

Yesterday’s Privy Council judgement is the strongest possible endorsement for the Treaty Tribes Coalition case that Maori fishing assets should be allocated to iwi immediately, chairman Harry Mikaere said today.

23: Auckland Economy Shrinks by More Than $600 Million

The Auckland economy has shrunk by more than $600 million in the past year, ACT MP Rodney Hide revealed today.

24: Howard's End: Tools And Vassals For Rich Men

When control of the media is concentrated in fewer and fewer hands there is even greater meaning to the title of the George Seldes book written in the 1930's, Lords of the Press. Mainstream media today is often accused of taking in someone else's ...

25: Scoop Images: The Battle of Salzburg

Anti-Capitalist protestors have been busy on the Streets of Salzburg today battling the World Economic Forum, the organisation whose meeting of super-capitalists, politicians, industrialists and the media in Melbourne last year caused such a stir.

26: Defence Minister welcomes new joint approach

The new joint operational headquarters is one of the most important defence initiatives taken under this government, the Minister of Defence Mark Burton said today.

27: Flying Underwater To Reveal Deep Sea Terrain

The mysteries of underwater terrain are no longer hidden, thanks to revolutionary technology developed by an enterprising Nelson company.

28: Government Paralysed By Politics

Statements by Mark Burton today show that the Government remains paralysed by its internal politics, National's Finance spokesman Bill English said today.

29: Red Cross Boss Hacked To Death

The Director of Red Cross in Fiji, John Scott was hacked to death yesterday morning.

30: Probation Service Failing

Late today the PSA forwarded to the Minister of Justice Matt Robson, a number of serious concerns the union has about the breakdown of service delivered in CPS.

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