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Scoop: Weekend Ratings


The Weekend’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: The 911 Evidence that May Hang George W. Bush

The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense

2: Big Business Bullies, Sellotape ® NZ Limited

Sellotape ® New Zealand Limited have recently sent out a number of letters to New Zealanders who have used the word "Sellotape ® " on their websites. It appears they are attempting to crack down on the use of their trademark in a colloquial/generic ...

3: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: Big Holes Punched in 9-11 Official Line

A new coalition of 9-11 researchers, journalists, victims' families, and other truth seekers held an inaugural press conference June 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. - Coverage from FTW's Michael Davidson and Joe Taglieri.

4: UQ Wire: Dr Rosenberg Analysis of Anthrax Attacks

UQ WIRE EDITOR’S NOTE: The following paper, first published 05 February 2002, is widely considered a seminal article on the issue of the Anthrax-by-mail incidents which closely followed the 911 attacks on the WTC and Pentagon.

5: Image: The Two Towers Teaser Poster has arrived!

The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers stars (in alphabetical order) Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, Orlando Bloom, Billy Boyd, Ian Holm, Christopher Lee, Ian McKellen, Dominic Monaghan, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Andy Serkis, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving ...

6: UQ Wire: Big Holes Punched in 9-11 Official Line

A new coalition of 9-11 researchers, journalists, victims' families, and other truth seekers held an inaugural press conference June 10 at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. - Coverage from FTW's Michael Davidson and Joe Taglieri.

7: Will New Zealand Wake Up On The 27th Or The 28th ?

In the Second World War the Germans used the term Blitzkrieg - lightening war - to describe a certain type of campaign.

8: Scoop Images: G8 Summit - Who’ll Wear A White Hat?

Images from the G8 Summit currently underway in Kananaskism, Canada. On arrival in Alberta each leader was offered a white hat. Some seemed willing to wear it. Others weren't and just looked at it. Some it seems were not even prepared to be photographed ...

9: Scoop Images: Still Razing Arizona

Monster Arizona wildfire Rodeo/Chediski is still burning brightly in this satellite image fresh off the NASA MODIS imaging satellite system. The image shows the fire as of 18.25hrs UTC on June 28th. The fire – Arizona’s largest ever - has now burned ...

10: HARD NEWS 28/06/02 - Resting Up

No Hard News this week - I'm having a rest after yesterday's GM Wire show on bFM, which went very well.

11: Green Party TV Broadcast Today – 7.55pm TV1

The awesome ground-breaking 8 minute Green Party Political Broadcast - produced by native limited and FAT Films will feature New Zealand music by TrinityRoots and Epsilon Blue.

12: Howard's End: Detention Mandatory Pigeon-holing

Once again Hon Lianne Dalziel has embroiled the Government in controversy over policies which places people in mandatory stereo-typed pigeon holes. First, as lead ACC Minister, and now, as Immigration Minister. Maree Howard writes.

13: Scoop: Top Scoops + Just Politics

Why The Hay Wouldn’t You Want A White Hat? - Greens Say They’ll Put The Brakes On Wgtn Bypass - Howard’s End: Mandatory Pigeon-holing - Release Illegally Detained Refugees – Greens - Stateside In Coro-land - Satire: Captain Ahab Coup For CHP

14: INVESTIGATION: Sept 11th - Unanswered Questions

Within a few months, the events of Sept. 11th, 2001 became but an echo of the events that followed. War in Afghanistan, anthrax, unprecedented powers of detention: the public mind moves from one shock to another, appearing to accept the government’s ...

15: United Future Announces Top 20

President of United Future New Zealand, Ian (Inky) Tulloch and Leader, Hon Peter Dunne, today announced the first 20 places on the Party list standing for election.

16: Scoop Satire: Captain Ahab Named On CHP List

An ex-ship’s captain with a wooden peg-leg and extensive maritime experience was the big surprise when the Christian Coalition announced its party list in Wellington today.

17: Stateside with Rosalea: Up north (With Pics)

From Dublin I flew to Manchester, where a security alert meant that we were all put onto a bus on the tarmac and whizzed through immigration without so much as a stamp in our passports. I took a train directly from the airport to Leeds. Trains in England ...

18: Scoop: Daily Ratings

Yesterday’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

19: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire: It's Patriotic to Ask Why

On June 10th, a band of concerned citizens came together at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. to raise questions about September 11th. They called the meeting the 9/11and Public Safety Conference. Among them were members of families who had ...

20: Oracle9i Database Release 2 Sets New World-Record

Oracle Corp. (NASDAQ:ORCL), the world's largest enterprise software company, has announced a new world record -- breaking performance and price performance in data warehousing. Oracle set the record in the TPC-H three-terabyte benchmark category ...

21: ACT Launches Queenstown Campaign

ACT Deputy Leader Ken Shirley and local MP Gerry Eckhoff will join candidates, party members and business people in Queenstown to launch the ACT New Zealand campaign there on Tuesday 2 July.

22: Minister's Dithering Results In Bad Message

Immigration Minister Lianne Dalziel's refusal to comment on possible law changes until she has "legal advice" confirms either incompetence or a level of politically-correct dithering that would be funny if it was not so potentially expensive ...

23: G8 Africa Action Plan Highlights

The New Partnership for Africa's Development is first and foremost, a pledge by African Leaders to the people of Africa to consolidate democracy and sound economic management, and to promote peace, security and people-oriented development.

24: Final ACT List

“The worst kept secret around Parliament this week has been the ACT Party’s list,” New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said today.

25: Government On Notice To Ban Battery Cages

"Whatever the exact composition of our next government, it will be on notice to end battery hen farming," says New Zealand's largest animal welfare organization.

26: TVNZ Charter Decision Proves Hobbs' Failure

Marian Hobbs' decision today to shelve the TVNZ charter for another three months proves she's achieved absolutely zilch in her term as Broadcasting Minister, says National's Broadcasting spokesperson, Katherine Rich.

27: Call for revolution in our schools

New Zealand is sitting on a potential educational tourism goldmine – but this will only be realised if schools take the opportunity to be world leaders in 21st century education, says a top selling non-fiction author.

28: Feedback: Re: Who'll Wear A White Hat?

When they saw these world leaders getting off the plane without a cowboy hat, they probably assumed they forgot theirs. It's like a house guest who arrives without a toothbrush--you find one for them.

29: Scoop Update #7 – Scoop Guess 2002!

In This Edition: - Scoop has SEVEN copies of a REALLY USEFULL BOOK to give away to the seven closest guesses at the election result. Welcome to Scoop Guess 2002!

30: Bypass Funding Uncertain

Funding for Wellington’s Inner City Bypass uncertain, despite the inclusion of the project in Transfund’s National Land Transport Program 2002/03. Transit has not even applied for funding and cannot do so until:

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