Scoop: Weekend Ratings
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The weekend’s top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
Imagine you wake up from a coma and you learn that 11 months ago, an "Attack on America" destroyed some significant buildings, killed 3,000 people and forced a war against terrorism. You switch on the news and see pictures of Afghanistan, Iraq, Israel, ...
Is Iraq a Diversion from the Real Invasion or Will Bush Try to Occupy Both Countries at Once? - by Michael C. Ruppert of From The Wilderness
WAG THE GASSED DOG By Michael Rivero & When Puppies Die - On Animal Abuse, Al-Qaeda's Got Nothin' on the US Military By Jeremy Sapienza
Three multi-national corporations dominate the news media in NZ, combined they control: -- Over 90% of daily newspaper circulation -- Over 90% of commercial radio stations -- Commercial free-to-air and pay-TV (excluding TVNZ )
Come Fly With Me? A Saudi Flying Instructor Who Died Mysteriously On May 8 Had The Same Name as Two 9/11 Hijackers Who Lived At The Same U.S. Naval Air Base
A large earthquake centered south of Fiji last night was felt on the North Island's east coast as a slow rolling motion.
The United States continues to press for war against Iraq and refuses any negotiations which would enable Saddam Hussein to allow a return of United Nations inspectors. The Bush Administration openly declares that it is seeking to overthrow the government ...
Once again the silence continues around the crop circle phenomenon and one of the most spectacular and significant crop formations ever made.
New Zealand should debate the merits of some form of mandatory savings scheme for working New Zealanders, says National's ACC spokesman Gerry Brownlee, speaking at the Independent Insurance Brokers Conference in Christchurch today.
Three images taken by “some guys from the Edge to Edge shop in National Park” today. Thanks guys!
President Discusses Security and Defense Issues The Governor's House, The Bush Ranch Crawford, Texas
The Case Against G.W. Bush: a Preliminary "Hearing" in the Court of Common Sense
When Pete applied to his local council for consent to subdivide his property, he was told he needed to gain the approval not only of his neighbours, but the local iwi as well. While his neighbours agreed with the plans, the local iwi objected. ...
"Michael Cullen must be extremely careful what signals he sends to both financial markets and the public when he negotiates the new Policy Targets Agreement with the Governor-designate of the Reserve Bank," says National's Finance spokesman Don ...
There is growing evidence that the FBI and other government intelligence entities are more closely linked to the documented accumulation of pre-9/11 insider trading profits than was originally thought.
The call by the Children’s Commissioner for a new ‘reckless parenting’ law raises a critical issue for our society. Mr McClay made his call in reaction to ten year-olds found home alone smoking dope and watching porn, but can the government solve our ...
The latest post-election research commissioned by the Electoral Commision shows that the public’s understanding of the MMP system has improved since a similar survey taken a few weeks before the election.
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In This Edition: Child Crims - A Blue Ribbon On Your Vest - A Question Of Solvency
Its not often that a party that has its highest profile in 13 years turns out the lowest election result in its history. No, I’m not talking about National, but another party further to the right. The Christian Heritage Party polled just 1.3 percent, ...
Green Party co-leader Rod Donald today announced the new line-up of portfolios for the nine Green Party MPs.
Minister Marion Hobbs's response to a Survey published by the National Business Review could seriously damage New Zealand's export image and economy. The survey shows that some 80% of the Public has been deceived into wrongly believing New Zealand is "not ...
Contents: --------- 'RECKLESS PARENTING' - more law or Civil Society? LEADER OF THE OPPOSITION - sitting and standing CLASH OF THE TITANS - economic heavyweights square off WHAT IS CIVIL SOCIETY? - No. 3 in the series: The Voluntary Sector SECONDARY ...
Jeanette Fitzsimons (Co-Leader) Climate Change Conservation Crown Research Institutes Energy Environment Fisheries Genetic Engineering Local Government Oceans Research, Science and Technology Sustainable Development (shared with Rod) Sustainable Economics ...
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 ...
New statistics showing rocketing poverty for sole parent families reveal thousands of New Zealand children are in a dire situation, ACT MP Deborah Coddington said today.
The Australian Film Commission today announced that five Australian feature films - Craig Lahiff's Black And White, David Caesar's Dirty Deeds, Bill Bennett's The Nugget, Rachel Perkins' One Night The Moon and Phillip Noyce's Rabbit Proof Fence ...
Food manufacturers who have not finalised food labelling changes have just four months to do so, Parliamentary Secretary to the Commonwealth Minister for Health and Ageing, Trish Worth, warned today.
NOTE: The following is an open letter to NGOs around the world - seeking endorsement of an effort to assist the people of Bolivia. Scoop readers are invited to forward it to anyone to whom it directly relates. - The Scoop Editor
The New Zealand Property Institute launched its new website today. The site www.property.org.nz combined information that was of interest to the public, as well as the Institutes 3000 members, New Zealand Property Institute CEO, Conor English, said today.
The Government is topping up arts and recreational funding shortfalls but allowing funding cuts to essential life saving and water safety services around the country, says Richard Worth, MP for Epsom.