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

1: 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


2: 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


3: A Chance To Meet Mary-Kate And Ashley In LA

The ZM radio network in association with the mary-kateandashley brand is searching for New Zealand's biggest Mary-Kate and Ashley fan! The winner and two companions will get to meet the most famous teenagers on the planet in their home city, Los ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0310/S00118.htm


4: Public Address 21/06/04 - The Ball Game

So the wicked Eden Park crowd should be prevented from seeing replays of foul play, according to England's coach Clive Woodward, lest they intimidate weak-willed referees. He appears to have forgotten what turning up to a big game is all about...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00181.htm


5: UN: Beheading Of US Hostage In Saudi Arabia Tragic

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today said the execution in Saudi Arabia of a hostage from the United States was tragic, and called for the perpetrators to be brought to justice.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00233.htm


6: Marriage comments cynical and confused

David Benson-Pope's suggestion that politicians enter marriage to 'remove barriers' is a typical approach from this cynical government, says National's Families spokeswoman, Judith Collins

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00298.htm


7: Guild: Bush Should Be Tried For Role In Torture

New York, June 18, 2004--The National Lawyers Guild calls for the prosecution of President George W. Bush with a "command responsibility" theory of liability under the War Crimes Act. Bush can be prosecuted under the War Crimes Act or the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00217.htm


8: Hide Speech: Why I Believe In Freedom

Speech to ACT members, New Leader's lunch, Crowne Plaza, Albert St, Auckland, 12:15pm, Sunday June 20, 2004.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00300.htm


9: UQ Wire: September 11 - The Big Lie

Text of Michel Chossudovsky's keynote presentation at the opening plenary session (27 May 2004) to The International Citizens Inquiry Into 9/11, Toronto, 25-30 May 2004.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00173.htm


10: A move for ‘GOOD’ for Auckland Zoo’s chimps

Auckland Zoo’s six youngest chimpanzees are to move to a new and considerably larger purpose-built facility at Hamilton Zoo.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0406/S00145.htm


11: Full Coverage: Nicolas Berg Beheading

Firas Al-Atraqchi: Zarqawi Be Damned - Nicholas Berg screamed. He screamed when he saw the sword brandished in the hands of one of his captors. He screamed when he was pushed down on the ground and his held pulled back, ready for the slaughter. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0405/S00151.htm


12: When will the fisheries madness end?

Last week the Government gave Maori 20% of marine farms and shortly they'll be giving Maori 20% of tuna caught outside of New Zealand's exclusive economic zone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00297.htm


13: UQ Wire: Rookie In Command Of Ops Center On 9/11

Nat. Military Command Center ops director asked newly-qualified substitute on Sept. 10 to stand his watch at 8:30 am on Sept. 11

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00169.htm


14: Civil Union Petition Hits 1000

“A fantastic response!” was the response of Conor Roberts, a spokesperson for civilunions.org.nz - the Campaign for Civil Unions. Mr Roberts was reacting to news that his online petition, which was set up in support of the Civil Union Bill legislation, has climbed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0406/S00210.htm


15: BMW ORACLE Racing shows its teeth

20th June, 2004 - Newport R.I. - It was a challenging day at the UBS Trophy on Sunday as unstable wind conditions early in the day meant the tacticians were the most important men on the water, especially in the first race. BMW ORACLE figured out the shifts ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0406/S00140.htm


16: Hayley Wins Favorite Female Up and Coming Award

Hayley Westenra, the winner of 2004 Favorite Female Up and Coming Award, also attended Metin's exhibition.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0406/S00133.htm


17: Giving Haitian Self-Rule a Bad Name

• The euphemistically named “interim government” in Haiti is in fact flagrantly unconstitutional and not even remotely legitimate; rather, it represents de facto rule, distinguished primarily by its U.S. authorship.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00216.htm


18: 'It's the habitat, stupid': Fitzsimons

Green Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons says the approval of the Cypress Mine means a unique kiwi habitat will be replaced with a huge hole in the ground and no amount of "environmental best practice" can hide that fact.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00303.htm


19: The True Cost Of Reagan And Extreme Capitalism

Next year will mark the 25th anniversary of that remarkable moment when this country began to turn its back on values that had sustained it throughout its first two centuries – values that included balancing power and wealth with concern for, cooperation with, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00179.htm


20: Chuckman Cartoon: Election Coin Flip

Cartoon by John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00176.htm


21: Albatross Voyage Ends - Next step World Campaign

A 100,000 signature New Zealand organized international petition will this week be presented by sailor John Ridgway to a meeting in Rome of the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0406/S00201.htm


22: Burmese Demand Action Against Regime

The New Zealand Government needs to urge the United Nations to take a strong stand against the military regime in Burma, Saw Min Lwin, a visiting Burmese trade unionist said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0406/S00189.htm


23: The Dumbing Down of America: Part I of II

Something is amiss in the great nation called America. Ominous sirens warning this reality can be heard emanating loudly through invisible winds of change circulating our towns and cities.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00161.htm


24: New Zealand’s tourism future

(Hon Mark Burton Speech to the Holiday Accommodation Parks of New Zealand’s 50th anniversary conference)

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00302.htm


25: Franks: Criminal Justice Policy Speech

Speech notes to ACT members, New Leader's lunch, Crowne Plaza, Albert St, Auckland, 12:15pm, Sunday June 20, 2004.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0406/S00299.htm


26: William Rivers Pitt: Freedom, Incorporated

Freedom, Incorporated By William Rivers Pitt From: http://www.truthout.org/docs_04/062104A.shtml t r u t h o u t | Perspective Monday 21 June 2004

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00180.htm


27: Cold Air Arriving During Winter Solstice

The cold air that arrived over the South Island during the weekend is forecast by MetService meteorologists to finally move onto the North Island tonight and during Tuesday. Its arrival is likely to be heralded today by a period of vigorous northwesterlies ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0406/S00046.htm


28: 'Had a Field Day in Hamilton!' - Destiny NZ

Political party Destiny New Zealand exhibited for the first time at the Field Days in Hamilton last week.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0406/S00208.htm


29: UN Warns Caterpillar for Bulldozer Sales to Israel

UN warns Caterpillar that sale of bulldozers to Israel may implicate company in human rights violations

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0406/S00223.htm


30: Agriculture dumping end, good news for NZ farmers

Oxfam: The beginning of the end for agriculture dumping Good news for New Zealand farmers

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0406/S00206.htm

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