Scoop: Weekend Ratings
The weekend's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
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The U.S. administration is in a real quandary over the form of military action to take following the terrorist attacks in America on September 11. Is it war, a police action, an incursion, or what? Maree Howard writes.
His most recent book The Bells of St Babel’s won the poetry section of this year’s Montana Book Awards and a documentary film on his life and work Early Days Yet, made by Shirley Horrocks, has just screened at Film Festivals nationwide.
The overwhelming consensus at a dinner party I attended last night was that in the confusion in the West, Osama bin Laden will strike at the corrupt rulers of his home-land and try to recapture the sacred soil of his country which will economically destabilise ...
NB This Sat. 29th September. Noam Chomsky is interviewed by John Campbell 8:25am on Nat. Radio
Our group wishes to nominate Trevor Mallard for the position of coach of the All Blacks till the next World Cup, which we understand closes today.
Scoop does not wish to be alarmist but the following report was received today from Scoop intelligence sources ;
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, she did it: a blunder, an out-and-out foot-in-mouth verbal howler. And, perhaps unsurprisingly, she did it to herself, rather than being lured into it by a political opponent. Air New Zealand shares fell and rose, it seemed, ...
NOTE: The following text has been sent in by a reader to clarify any reader confusion around the following picture published on Scoop (See... Scoop Oddity #5: A Postcard From The Edge ) on Monday.
Ralph Norris announced today that he is to step down as chairman of the New Zealand Business Roundtable (NZBR), coinciding with his retirement from his role as managing director of ASB Bank Limited. Mr Norris was appointed chairman of the NZBR in June ...
Disgruntled United Video franchisees faced more troubles this week with the company announcing it has sold the business including franchise agreements to former shareholder and director of the chain, Bill McPartland. Neither the existing owners, ...
No sooner had US papers printed this picture than they received calls, asking if the photo had been faked to appear to show a face with horns. The answer from Associated Press was no.
Mayoral candidate Mary Varnham has written to all her fellow candidates urging them to support the Wellington Regional Council’s proposal to purchase local services in partnership with the private sector.
EDITORS NOTE: The following is a transcript of a link submitted to Scoop by a Scoop reader. Clearly questions are raised in this material about the nature of the relationship between the Bush family and the family of Osama Bin Laden.
The terrorist network around Osama Bin Laden has been trying to acquire nuclear weapons and nuclear materials since about 1993. There are various reports that he has succeeded in obtaining nuclear weapons and material. Any form of retaliation against Bin Laden ...
Rally 4.00pm / March 5.00pm / Vigil 6.00pm QE2 / Queen St / Aotea Sq Auckland Saturday 29 September
Good afternoon, Kaya Oraaaa & welcome to the Politically Incorrect Show for Monday September 24, proudly sponsored by Neanderton Nicotine Ltd, the show that says bugger the politicians & bureaucrats & all the other bossyboot busybodies who try to run ...
Popular East Timorese independence leader Xanana Gusmao greeted families returning to East Timor from the West last Wednesday along with members of the New Zealand Battalion group based at Suai. The United Nations High Commission for Refugees administered ...
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The Board of New Zealand Post released today the final audit report into the company's operations and those of its international subsidiary, Transend.
An innovative research programme at Princeton is attempting to measure disturbances in the zeitgeist, or global consciousness. A series of random number generators around the world (called eggs, some of which are in New Zealand) have been wired together, ...
Now this really is a postcard from the edge!
As the image above from the Joint Typhoon Warning Center shows, Typhoon Lekima is presently monstering Taiwan, again (Lekima has already passed over the island travelling in the other direction!). But what will the Typhoon be doing after it leaves Taiwan?
IN THIS EDITION: Dear People of the World: From WTPoNZ-1 - Subject: Proud Of The USA – A Canadian Tribute To The United States...America: The Good Neighbour - Guerilla Warfare: Carpet Bombing with Food – The Wingdings Prophecy (UPDATE)
One of the most extraordinary documentaries this Scoop has ever seen was broadcast on TV2 last night. The documentary "Signs Of God - Science Tests Faith", from Fox News was broadcast live on October 13 in Los Angeles (yesterday NZT).
A pohutukawa tree at 'the end of the world' has stirred up debate on whether the Spanish were the first Europeans to reach New Zealand, ahead of the Dutch and the British.
"The women told me many stories while I photographed, mostly about survival....." In 1999, one of New Zealand's most significant documentary photographers went behind the scenes to strip clubs, massage parlours and brothels in Auckland and Hamilton ...
Around 500 people marched up Queen Street in Auckland to protest against any US military response to the World Trade Centre attacks on September 11. They also called for the New Zealand government to not lend support to any US actions and called for racist ...
A defiant reconstructionist view of the World Trade Center bombing. Submitted by a reader. See also... Scoop Oddity #1: Eerie Elevens And Spooky Smoke Face .