Scoop: Daily Ratings
The weekend's top 27 rating items on Scoop were…
Typhoon Pabuk carrying with it 140kt (260kmh!) winds and torrential rains is scheduled to make landfall in Japan today at Kyoto, the Japanese city whose name has become a household name thanks to its association with the controversial climate change ...
The interisland ferry Awatere experienced yet another unexplainable happening yesterday when thick, rancid blood began dripping from the walls in the forward passenger lounge during an afternoon sailing.
The Young Nationals proved in Wellington last week they are not just superior on the ideological battlefield, but on the actual battlefield as well.
Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today urged the people of the West Coast to send a message to Helen Clark and her eco-fascist friends from the Alliance and Greens. "Tell them to butt out!" he says, 'and begin taking your lives back from ...
Keith Rankin has prepared a thoughtful rebuttal to my sceptical piece on politics as a 'perfect' market.
Auckland — A team of independent Belgian scientists has discovered “unknown DNA” in Monsanto’s genetically engineered “Roundup Ready” soybeans. The discovery of unrecognisable DNA segments in the company’s flagship product may necessitate a full-scale re-evaluation ...
Hey Sister! today announced it has signed Big Brother star Jemma Gawned to be the face of its brand. Jemma, too modest to shower without lingerie on the “real-time” television programme, was featured wearing a Hey Sister! Polka Dot lingerie set on ...
Anti-capitalist protesters travelling between European Union countries will be subject to unprecedented surveillance following a decision by European leaders last month, but civil liberties campaigners are outraged. Maree Howard writes.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... does anybody get the feeling that after all those years of El Ninos and La Ninas we're getting back to just having weather? Big, cold, winter weather it was too: the biggest snowstorm in 10 years. But for all that, it wasn't ...
When this column last focused on issues concerning this country’s youth, the number one problem appeared to be alcohol and the effects it was having on young people. The government had just announced that it was reviewing the liquor laws in this country ...
What a silly little tirade Keith Rankin unleashed this morning on the subject of Political Polypoly.
The Mt Albert Branch of the New Zealand Labour Party has set up a new branch with a focus on environmental issues. The new branch is to be known as the "Eco-Branch".
Foreign Control Watchdog 97, August 2001, is now available on line at www.converge.org.nz/watchdog
Consultancy Costs – Hydro Lakes – NGC Loss – Mining Row – Macedonia – Brian Curtis – Foreign Doctors – Family Homes – Clarkson Beating – Tourism Conference – Dunedin Club
"A pathetic manipulation of the facts" is how Libertarianz spokesman Mark Tammett described Sandra Lee's justification for dumping the Reefton gold project. "As a civil engineer formerly employed by Macraes," says Tammett, "I ...
Green Animal Welfare and Broadcasting Spokesperson Sue Kedgley today said she is looking forward to seeing the Havoc Show - in which cameras were taken into a battery hen factory - as soon as possible.
National MP Murray McCully has criticised over $770,000 in taxpayer funded grants to trade unions, describing it as "a taxpayer funded trade union slush-fund".
While Mr Stowers maintains technical difficulties were at fault for his butchering of the turgid anthem, TV evidence suggests the inexperienced 21-year-old Kiwi baritone was struck by what rugby experts term a ‘brain explosion’...
Typhoon Pabuk as forecast on Friday looks to be headed for downtown Tokyo, possibly bringing wind and flooding damage (and their associated insurance claims) to one of the most densely populated and richest regions of the planet.
It is raining here. Heavily. The rain has been falling now for forty times forty times forty minutes. Which is to say it is exponential.
Gordon King's reply to my column Parliament: Polypoly or Duopoly would have been a useful contribution to the debate about the issues I raised were it not for the blatantly ad hominem opening paragraph.
ACT Energy Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff says it now appears the Green Party wish to manage the lake levels of the South Island.
* Food exports to countries who have banned or are considering banning G.E. modified foods totalled $2.779 billion last year.
ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley today predicted that the Pike River Coal development could be the next West Coast project torpedoed by this Government on scant environmental grounds.
Sneak Preview Of Intel® 845 Chipset For Pentium® 4 Processor–Based Platform At Computex Taiwan ‘2001
National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted.