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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Radio Active 89FM hits NZ Music Quotas

Radio Active 89FM hits NZ Music Quotas both locally and internationally Continuing to support the scene as it has for near on 25 years, Radio Active 89FM raises NZ music to the world stage. Never compromising quality, Radio Active 89FM has long ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00078.htm


2: Mt Ruapehu Enjoys The Best Snow In Years

After a week of bad weather, Mt Ruapehu awoke to clear blue skies on Sunday morning and the best snow cover since the 1995 eruptions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00080.htm


3: Stateside With Rosalea: Tragedy At Ford's Theatre

A couple of Saturdays ago, ABC-D (for Disney, the parent company) aired what seemed to be George II's version of a royal command performance. Ford's is, of course, the theatre from which Abraham Lincoln was carried unconscious after an actor shot him ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00147.htm


4: Howard's End: No Justice And Fairness For Coasters

Scoop readers know that I stand for justice and fairness and that includes for the people where I live in on West Coast. For a moment, let's forget about mining, logging and the other extractive industries and focus on words like discrimination, marginalisation, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00146.htm


5: Sludge Report #104 – Roadmaps And Roadblocks

It is as if the biggest kid on the block has told the police to back off in an increasingly brutal street fight – but wishes to somehow assert that it is not itself taking sides.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00149.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: Fitzsimons stoops to the absurd

There’s more than a hint of panic in the latest absurdity to spring from Jeanette Fitzsimons’ media advisors on the GM debate the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network, Dr William Rolleston, said tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00069.htm


8: Scoop Images: Benmore And Ohau

More images from the MacKenzie Basin area taken by Norman Mackay .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00145.htm


9: Boag: Address to Northern Club, Auckland

ADDRESS BY MICHELLE BOAG, PRESIDENT, NZ NATIONAL PARTY. NORTHERN CLUB, AUCKLAND, MONDAY 27 AUGUST, 7.15 AM.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00499.htm


10: HARD NEWS 24/8/01 - The News Without the News

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES - a community rises in anger, crowding the local hall to demand justice and jobs for its children. People call each other stupid and gutless - and that's just the politicians. Yes, the West Coast is back in the news.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00142.htm


11: Howard's End: Organisational Psychopaths

If you are working in middle or upper management of government or business, one in twenty of you is likely to be an organisational psychopath and you are causing untold grief to your fellow Kiwi's and costing this country millions of dollars. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00141.htm


12: Big Brother! Hey Sister! – Too Good To Take Off!

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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00049.htm


13: Name Announcement Creates Challenge

New Zealand’s biggest company will be called Fonterra Co-operative Group Ltd, its Chairman, John Roadley, announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00257.htm


14: Major Problems With Elections

The first day of polling has shown that there are major problems with the conduct of elections.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0108/S00090.htm


15: National Radio Midday Report

Pilot Medicals – Trade Surplus – Power Bills – Health Industrial Action – National Caucus – Burton Trial – Simpson Trial – Bus Driver Appeal – Fisheries Quotas – Asylum Seekers – GE Action – Buried Alive – Afghan Detainees

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00105.htm


16: Forum Brings Asia Experts To Auckland

A former prime minister of Korea, and the World Trade Organisation's next leader, H.E. Dr Supachai Panitchpakdi, will be among international guests at the Asia 2000 Foundation's Asia Forum in Auckland next month.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00120.htm


17: Irish Eyes: The Allegorical Weather Forecast

Occasionally it pays to go back to the old ways, to visit the vaults, to dip one’s toe in history.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00148.htm


18: Michael Rowbotham's Meetings In NZ

We would like to invite you to a public meeting and debate on Monday August 27th, 7.30 pm at the Memorial Theatre, Students Union, Victoria University, where British author Michael Rowbotham will debate with Michael Reddell, Chief Manager, Financial ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00031.htm


19: Mother Of Five Seeks Virgin

Mother of five and Wellington City Council Lambton Ward candidate, Jo Coughlan, today said that Wellington needs Virgin Blue to fly to and from the city.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00123.htm


20: Audit of Human Rights Commission Comments Sought

ACT Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks is asking the Race Relations Conciliator to audit public utterances made by Human Rights Commissioners in the past few years so that the public can be satisfied the Commission is untainted by racism.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00500.htm


21: BP drops prices by 10 cents

Market leader BP today said motorists won’t find another service station with a better price than BP.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0108/S00253.htm


22: 'Buy Local' Bouquets And Brickbats To Councils

The Green Party has launched its 'Councils should buy local' campaign today with bouquets and brickbats for New Zealand's local bodies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00498.htm


23: Greens Welcome Offer To Extend GE Moratorium

Co-leader of the Green Party Jeanette Fitzsimons has welcomed the offer from the LifeSciences Network today to extend the voluntary moratorium on applications to release genetically engineered organisms.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00501.htm


24: Libz Propose To Empower Citizens

"True devolution of power to citizens and their communities and an end to coercion against them" is how Libertarianz leader and Coromandel candidate Peter Cresswell proudly described the positive local government policy proposals in the Libertarianz ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00127.htm


25: Voluntary GM moratorium extended

The voluntary moratorium on applications for release and field testing of genetically modified organisms will be extended to October 31, Environment Minister, Marian Hobbs and Science Minister, Pete Hodgson, announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00504.htm


26: PM’s Comments On Air New Zealand

Transcript of the comments Helen Clark made on Air New Zealand at her regular post cabinet press conference, 27 Aug.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00505.htm


27: Flowers to the Minister who Stopped the Gold Mine

A group of Wellingtonians will gather at Parliament at the same time as West Coasters arrive to meet Sandra Lee.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00119.htm


28: Three New Backcountry Huts For The West Coast

The Department of Conservation today announced plans to replace three backcountry huts in the West Coast Conservancy thanks to extra Government funding for visitor facilities. These huts are planned to be replaced as part of the Department’s hut ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/GE0108/S00039.htm


29: One law for Margaret's friends

New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, is again highlighting the nepotistic tendencies of Attorney General Margaret Wilson over the resignation of Ella Henry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00478.htm


30: Libz To Coasters, Part 2: Dump the Hump!

"Damien O'Connor supports the job-destroying Resource Management Act, and the people of the West Coast should throw him off their protest march," suggested Libertarianz spokesman Richard McGrath today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00124.htm

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