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

1: Watch The Oscars Exclusively Live On Sky

SKY Television will broadcast the 76th Annual Academy Awards® EXCLUSIVELY LIVE from Los Angeles on SKY Movies 1, Monday, March 1 from 2pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0402/S00212.htm


2: Watch The Oscars Exclusively Live On Sky

SKY Television confirmed today that it will broadcast the 76th Annual Academy Awards® EXCLUSIVELY LIVE from the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles on SKY Movies 1, Monday, March 1 from 1pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0401/S00093.htm


3: Images: Lord Of The Rings Exhibition At Te Papa

In anticipation of the release of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers, the central instalment in writer/director/producer Peter Jackson's epic trilogy based on the J.R.R. Tolkien masterpiece, Te Papa proudly announces a world exclusive and a bold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0210/S00234.htm


4: Why Not Just Genetically Engineer Women For Milk?

MAdGE (Mothers Against Genetic Engineering in Food and the Environment) today launched a highly controversial billboard campaign in Auckland and Wellington to provoke public debate about the social and cultural ethics of genetic engineering in New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0310/S00003.htm


5: Chossudovsky: US Sponsored Coup d'Etat In Haiti

The armed insurrection which contributed to unseating President Aristide on February 29th 2004 was the result of a carefully staged military-intelligence operation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00014.htm


6: Over-the-counter 'open source' is a breakthrough

Green MP Nandor Tanczos is applauding Dick Smith Electronics' move this week to offer Windows-less laptops.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00008.htm


7: World Bank, Pentagon: global warming red alert

A world thrown into turmoil by drought, floods, typhoons. Whole countries rendered uninhabitable. The capital of the Netherlands submerged. The borders of the US and Australia patrolled by armies firing into waves of starving boat people desperate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0402/S00100.htm


8: Model-Search Birthday Present For Timaru Model

Winning the CLEO Nova Model Search 2004 was a fantastic birthday present for Grace Atkinson. The bubbly high school student from Timaru turned 16 the same day as the judges chose her as the winner of the second annual model search.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0403/S00001.htm


9: Oscars: Photo From Los Angeles

It's just not on the red carpet that The Lord of the Rings has had an impact in Tinseltown...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0403/S00004.htm


10: Public Address 01/03/04 - Big Monday

What's it like to be so powerful that you're a threat to your own structural integrity? You could ask Rupeni Caucaunibuca. The Blues' Fijian winger has had mutually exclusive problems in the past: if he trained, he got injured; if he didn't train, he got fat...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00012.htm


11: Statement From Mark Prebble

I have spent my career as a public servant working for a succession of governments. My work has brought me in touch with a very wide range of issues, and with the concerns that face New Zealanders in their dealings with government. I now have an opportunity ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0403/S00012.htm


12: Bishops call for Treaty debate not race debate

The bishops of the Anglican Church in Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia meeting in Auckland on Feb 18 –19 and the Roman Catholic Bishops of New Zealand, issued this contribution to the current debate on the place of the Treaty of Waitangi in our ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0403/S00005.htm


13: ACT's The Letter - Monday 1 March 2004

Labour is stunned by its poll reverse and struggling to discover how they got it so wrong. Labour’s own polling had told the party the public was relaxed about race relations, not overly concerned about treaty settlements and, provided there was ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00017.htm


14: Rumsfeld Availability with Afghan President Karzai

(Participating were Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld and Afghan President Hamid Karzai. This availability was held at the Presidential Palace, Kabul, Afghanistan.)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00022.htm


15: Scientist breaks protocol GE urgent warning

A leading scientist and former member of Norway's Royal Commission on GM has broken with protocol by warning of serious health risks from GE foods implicated in three new studies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0403/S00001.htm


16: Death Of Mr Robin Dare Customs Service CEO

"It was with great sadness that I learnt last night of the death of Robin Dare, Chief Executive of the New Zealand Customs Service and Comptroller of Customs," said Michael Wintringham, State Services Commissioner.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0403/S00011.htm


17: Freedom Of The Press Under Fire In South-East Asia

BANGKOK (Deutsche Presse-Agentur/Pacific Media Watch): Freedom of the press, which flowered in several Southeast Asian nations in the 1990s, now appears to be withering under pressure from authoritarian governments, corrupt judges and corporate interference, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00001.htm


18: Nasa Image: Cyclone Ivy Over The Hebrides

Images of Cyclone Ivy taken by the Nasa MODIS Satellite Aqua yesterday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0402/S00248.htm


19: Atotorney-General On Master Anthony Christiansen

Attorney-General Margaret Wilson was advised two weeks ago that a complaint had been laid against a Master of the High Court, Anthony Christiansen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00001.htm


20: Scoop Images: Peter Jackson's Triumph

New Zealand was glued to the TV tonight as the final Oscar, Best Motion Picture, was announced by Steven Spielberg. And the winner was…

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00016.htm


21: Ralf Schumacher takes to streets in new BMW 645Ci

BMW’s new 6 Series Coupé hit the streets of Auckland for the first time today with BMW WilliamsF1 Team motor racing driver Ralf Schumacher at the wheel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0403/S00017.htm


22: Rapid Deployment Forces Crucial To Un Peacekeeping

With regional military forces being strengthened for rapid deployment, the United Nations can now deploy multinational peacekeeping troops as part of a series of steps reinforcing strategic partnerships, especially in Africa, Secretary-General Kofi ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00016.htm


23: Washington's Vendetta against President Aristide

The Bush administration, like the Clinton administration before it, continues to pursue a ruinously counterproductive policy towards the democratically-elected government of President Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0401/S00118.htm


24: Anti-Bypass Protestors Crash The Cuba Carnival

30 fun-filled people joined the front of the carnival in Cuba Street to say, "No to the bypass and council driven censorship", to much applause and cheering.' For background see.. Council censors anti-bypass campaigners

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0403/S00013.htm


25: ‘Get Your Fingers Out Of The Till’ Says Brown

New Zealand First says roading in this country will always be substandard while the Government steals fuel taxes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00015.htm


26: Photos of Phil Goff and salvaged Graf Spee items

At the weekend Foreign Minister Phil Goff was invited aboard the savage vessel in Montevideo harbour that is currently raising pieces of the German pocket battleship Graf Spee, which was sunk following an engagement that involved New Zealand light ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0403/S00020.htm


27: Everybody Must Be Heard On Foreshore Debate

Address to ACT Waikato/BOP Regional Conference, Quality Hotel, Hamilton, Saturday 1 November 2003, 11.00 am

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00008.htm


28: SAS Soldier's Story Told After Years Of Wrangling

After years of legal wrangling, New Zealander Mike Coburn's personal account of the now infamous Bravo Two Zero mission into Iraq during the Gulf War, Soldier Five (published by Mission Vista) is now available in bookshops nationwide.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0403/S00004.htm


29: The Farmed Salmon Debate - Economic Terrorism?

In my role as the editor of the Growfish Aquaculture Portal, I have been closely following the unfolding events concerning the levels of PCB's and Dioxins allegedly present in Farmed Salmon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0403/S00004.htm


30: Immigration operations rage over Australia

Immigration police are searching through the Northern Territory vineyards, Fruit and vegetable farms in outback NSW, Building sites, factories and restaurants in the city - there is no part of Australia too isolated for the immigration officials ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0403/S00005.htm


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