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The weekend's top 26 rating items on Scoop were…


3: HARD NEWS 27/7/01 - Scary Movie, Italian Style

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... how was your week? Probably not as bad as that of anyone unlucky enough to be on the end of a Carabinieri's baton, I'd wager.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00168.htm


4: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition

Upton-on-line opines on the significance of the Kyoto Protocol in its latest incarnation and muses on whether Italian entrepreneurs in San Gimigniano would survive the Resource Management Act .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00164.htm


5: Governor-General to receive report on GM

The members of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification will call on the Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30 pm on Friday 27 July, to present their report.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00071.htm


6: Sludge Report #7 - Negotiating With A Psycopath

IN THIS EDITION - FIJI COUP SPECIAL: How Do You Negotiate With A Psycopath? - If This Was A Telemovie - We Haven't Yet Got To The Bottom Of Who Is Behind This! - Conclusions

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0005/S00125.htm


7: Keith Rankin: Globalisation and Anarchism

I'm no dogmatic free trader, neoliberal, managerialist or economic rationalist. I favour "world development" but not "world government" [sorry for my typo last week ]. Yet I would hesitate before calling myself anti-globalisation. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00157.htm

9: Images: GE Free NZ Rally At Parliament

Parliament's forecourt today was venue for the Wellington leg of a series of rallies nationwide held to mark the hand over of the Royal Commission's report on genetic modification. The report is being received by the Governor General at Government ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00479.htm


10: Italy, Ya Basta Declares War - G8 Summit

We learn from the Italian media that in a meeting held in Rome on May 24, the Italian and the US government have decided to declare war to the multitude of brothers and sisters that will gather in Genoa against the G8 meeting scheduled for July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00002.htm


11: Italian Embassy Protest Report

More than 40 people rallied outside the Italian Consulate in Wellington at lunchtime today in support of Wellington man Sam Buchanan, who is jailed in Genoa. Mr. Buchanan had been arrested along with 91 others during a violent police raid on a school building ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00116.htm


12: People Gather For A Ge-Free Nation

July 27: At 12 noon, in more than 42* towns and cities across the country, New Zealanders are gathering to show the Government they want a GE-Free nation. The nationwide gatherings are being held to mark the handover of the recommendations of the Royal Commission ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00120.htm


13: Lindsay Perigo: Character, Not Colour

Yesterday, talkback caller Sharon contributed to our discussion on separatism by saying that she & the rest of the "tangata whenua" wanted us white folk to leave the country, along with all the "Uncle Toms" in our midst. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00159.htm


14: GM Royal Commission Completes Its Task

Wellington - 27 July 2001: The Royal Commission on Genetic Modification today concluded its inquiry with the handing of its Report to the Governor-General, Dame Silvia Cartwright, at 3:30pm at Government House.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00079.htm


15: Image: Ned Kelly By Sydney Nolan

Ned Kelly By Sir Sidney Nolan 1946 Enamel on composition board 90.8 X 121.5cm Gift of Sunday Reed 1977 National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00090.htm


16: British Oil The Main Beneficiary Of Timor Crisis

SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00056.htm


17: Images: Sylvia Cartwright Receives GM Report

The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00172.htm


18: Apartheid Era Animal Hormone Experiments Revealed

On the eve of a report from the NZ Royal Commission into Genetic Engineering, it has been revealed from South Africa that scientific experiment's were conducted on wild animals during the apartheid era to test whether animal hormones could be used ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00169.htm


19: GATS: $ervices With A $mile?

Anti-globalisation activists have another international agreement in their sights. The World Trade Organisation is worried. It fears that the growing campaign against GATS - the General Agreement on Trade in Services - which took effect in 1995 under ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00167.htm


21: Greens' Preferential GM Treatment Appalling

ACT Environment Spokesman Gerry said it was appalling the Government planned to release the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification to the Green Party before any other interested parties.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00474.htm


22: Government Risks Inflaming The GM Debate

The decision by the Government to give the Green Party privileged access to the Report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification risks inflaming the post-release debate, the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00121.htm


23: Greens play cheap politics

National is deeply concerned about racial prejudice and division in New Zealand. It is our goal to build a tolerant and cohesive society that embraces everyone. This is precisely why we don't support the Bay of Plenty Bill, National's Justice Spokesperson ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00454.htm


24: NEWSFLASH: GM Royal Commission Report Presented

The Governor-General, the Honourable Dame Silvia Cartwright, receives the report of the Royal Commission on Genetic Modification from the commission chair, the Right Honourable Sir Thomas Eichelbaum, at Government House.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00173.htm


25: NZ Disputes Japanese Minke Whale Population Claims

There has been a “precipitous decline in the minke whale population of the Southern Hemisphere” according to Jim McLay, New Zealand Commissioner to the International Whaling Commission (IWC).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00092.htm


26: “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


27: Scoop Images: Pictures Of An Anarchist’s Death

The following image sequence shows the death of anti-capitalist Carlo Giuliani during protests in Genoa yesterday, Friday 20th July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00123.htm


28: Electricity Supply Risk Increased

The risk of electricity supply shortages has increased as inflows to New Zealand's hydroelectric lakes have remained below average, says Energy Minister Pete Hodgson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00477.htm


29: Big News: Why G8 Leaders Have Failed The Poor

It is ironic that during last weekend’s G8 summit there were two sets of demonstrators – the anarchists who were campaigning against globalisation and the pacifists who were demonstrating against debt.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00158.htm


30: Native Forest Action disgusted by new logging plan

Native Forest Action is disgusted with Forever Timber's plans to log large areas of native forests on the West Coast. Native Forest Action and other conservation groups successfully lobbied the government to compensate the West Coast for

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00123.htm


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