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The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were…

1: HARD NEWS 31/08/01 - How Green Was My Rally

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, it's a while since I saw a protest action this smoothly networked. The GE Free New Zealand bumper sticker is everywhere. I'm getting emails and being handed flyers in the street. You can expect this weekend's anti-GE rally ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00181.htm


2: Scoop Images: GE Free NZ Rally Rocks Queen Street

The GE Free NZ protest in Queen Street went off. Around 10,000 people were there at the height of it inspite of continual rain.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0109/S00001.htm


3: Money Talk At Victoria University

Victoria University was the venue for a debate on money supply between the Reserve Bank’s chief manager financial markets Michael Reddell and visiting British economist and author Michael Rowbotham on Monday September 27.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00179.htm


4: Scoop Satire: Joke Gets Moron Crew Fired

The Moron Crew, popular hosts of Wellington radio station Ballhead FM, have been released from their contracts after the regular morning 'Joke that could get the Crew downsized' got the crew downsized.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00171.htm


5: Symantec 2002, Windows XP Compatible Security

Symantec Makes Internet Security Protection a Breeze with its 2002, Windows XP Compatible, Versions of World’s Most Trusted Security Products

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00103.htm


6: Better Way for Boat-People

"There is a better way forward for politicians wrestling with a way to deal with the 434 homeless Afghan refugees that no country wants to admit," suggested Libertarianz leader Peter Cresswell today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00145.htm


7: The New Write

1. EDITORIAL: MORE ON YOUTH RADIO 2. OPINION: WEST COAST - THE TARGET OF CHOICE FOR WACKO-GREENIES? 3. A SIGN OF THE TIMES 4. OPINION: THE ELLA HENRY DEBACLE 5. TOP TEN POWER SAVING TIPS 6. WEBSITE OF THE WEEK

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00152.htm


8: 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


9: 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


10: We Must Stop The Brain Drain

Latest immigration figures showing a net gain of more than 1600 people in July, are being quoted as evidence that the brain drain is reversing. But it's not so, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00595.htm


11: Headlines from the New Zealand Business Times

Sir Ron Brierley, New Zealand¹s most recognised investor, says this country¹s stock exchange can no longer survive in isolation and should merge with its Australian counterpart. ³For the first time ever, I¹d have to say that there is a question of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00127.htm


12: Owen who?

"We now know why ACT's so-called Defence spokesperson has been the Invisible Man since the election," Defence Minister Mark Burton said.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00587.htm


13: Nats Warn Govt Against Undermining Australia

Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley today warned Helen Clark not to interfere with Australia's right to send a clear message that they don't want illegal immigrants to target Australia as a destination.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00598.htm


14: Abortion Statistics Are An Abomination

New Zealand's abortion statistics were described as ''an abomination'' in a speech in Parliament last night.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00594.htm


15: Welfare State Leaves Boat-People to Die

"New Zealanders who wish the 434 Afghan refugees on board the Tampa moored off Christmas Island would just 'go away' are exposing the dark underbelly at the heart of the Welfare State," says Libertarianz Leader Peter Cresswell. "People ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00143.htm


16: Upton-on-line - Diaspora Edition 30 Aug 2001

It is the end of the summer holiday season in France. Holidays have been going on more or less since May when a rash of public holidays prepare people for the tidal wave of closures and reduced services that finally bring life to a standstill in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00173.htm


17: Tegel Bullied Into Responding To A Non-Issue

“Tegel Foods Ltd has been bullied into making a decision which does nothing to reduce risk associated with eating its product,” the Chairman of the Life Sciences Network Dr William Rolleston said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00107.htm


18: 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


19: Keith Rankin: Global Oligopoly

What have Afghani boat people, Third World debt, and the ageing sewers of Calcutta got in common? They all represent obstructions to the global flow of either labour or capital. Such obstructions are inherent in the individual nation-state system ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00172.htm


20: Symantec Launches New Problem Solving Products

New Versions of Norton SystemWorks, Norton CleanSweep and Norton Utilities ensure optimal performance for PCs

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00104.htm


21: Greens Support NZ Taking Refugees From Tampa

Green Immigration spokesperson Keith Locke has backed Helen Clark's offer to take some of the asylum seekers stranded on the ship Tampa off Christmas Island.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00591.htm


22: Initiatives Underway To Improve DoC Workplace

The Department of Conservation today released the findings of a staff survey of the workplace environment, and also the strategy developed to address the issues raised.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00153.htm


23: PM Issues Clear Invitation to Asylum Seekers

The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that the Prime Minister’s comments that hundreds of asylum seekers on a Norwegian cargo ship off Christmas Island would be allowed into New Zealand if the boat came our way is sending ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00583.htm


24: Smoky Vehicle Fines Begin

From tomorrow, Saturday September 1, owners of smoky vehicles face fines of up to $150.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00592.htm


25: SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 30 August

Today's questions of the day concerned: Centre For Strategic Studies – E-Learning – Massey Military Studies – Consumer Rights – SOE Power Crisis Profits – Education Website – NZ Post Vs Richard Prebble – Sustainable Farming – LAV IIIs – GE Field ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00175.htm


26: National Radio Midday Report

Boat People – East Timor Election – PNG Peace Deal – Fiji Election – Ambulance Call Centres – Kaikoura Spill – Middle East – Plane Attacks – Nurse Practitioners – Gavin Dash – Euros – DoC Discrimination – Asbestos Trouble – Auckland Rail – Grape Biosecurity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00129.htm


27: Images: Hey Sister’s New Model From Big Brother

Images of hit Australian TV show Big Brother star Jemma Gawned, the new face of the Hey Sister! lingerie brand. For more background see… Big Brother! Hey Sister! – Too Good To Take Off! .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00051.htm


28: Rally In Support Of A GE-Free Environment

New Zealanders Rally In Support Of A GE-Free Environment As Government Warned "Listen To The People."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00162.htm


29: Negotiations continue on Auckland rail deal

“Negotiations for the government to buy Tranz Rail's Auckland rail corridors and infrastructure assets are continuing,” Finance Minister Michael Cullen, Transport Minister Mark Gosche and Tranz Rail managing director Michael Beard announced today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00597.htm


30: No GE For Us Thanks!

"As it stands, GE is being harnessed by multi-nationals to line their own pockets. There is absolutely no thought of the public in the minds of those currently controlling GE research and its release, and this must change before GE can even be considered ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00161.htm

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