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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.

2: Scientology Exhibition Dangerous – says Group

The public should be warned about a controversial anti-psychiatry exhibition exhorting people to stop taking their medication says co-chairperson John Tovey of Central Potential – Te Rito Maia, a regional network of mental health service users.

3: Scoop Oddity: US Lap Top Bag Laundry Instructions

In the photo you will see a label from a lap top bag, which is made by a small American company. The label is in French. The translation is below:

4: 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 ...

5: Public Address: Houston, We Have A Problem ...

I was with the kids at Incredible Science on Monday morning, thus missing Linda Clark's interview with National leader Don Brash about his party's new law and order pitch, but someone has kindly sent me a transcript...

6: 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 ...

7: Mapping the Real Deal : Where Would Jesus Bank?

I think of Jesus as a real deal, straight up kind of guy who always cared deeply about his fellow man. That's why we often ask “What would Jesus do?” when looking for the action of highest integrity. [1]

8: Shigeyuki Kihara ‘Vavau – tales from ancient Samoa

Shigeyuki Kihara ‘Vavau – tales from ancient Samoa’ Bartley Nees Gallery 20 July – 14 August 2004

9: Scoop Link: SS Oriana has NOT Sunk

A few days ago, Xinhua Chinese News Agency reported that SS Oriana had sunk. ssMaritime reported on 18 June that Oriana had been damaged during a severe storm on 17 June, which resulted in a 2.2 meter gash in her bow causing her lower decks to flood, thus ...

10: Details Emerge About Zaoui Assault Cover-Up

Last week the Crown argued for NZ's most famous detained refugee, Ahmed Zaoui, to continue a term of indeterminate detention in a penal institution. They claimed essentially that they were looking after him well.

11: EU-Mercosur Free Trade: U.S., a Third Wheel?

• In trade talks that have gestated for almost a decade, the EU and Mercosur have each made serious concessions in order to reach a compromise.

12: Scoop Archive: 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.

13: Scoop Images: Whakapapa Opens For 2004

A photo essay of a trip to Whakapapa Ski-field on the first weekend of the July school holidays by Scoop co-editor Alastair Thompson and family. Much to the delight of everybody around 50cms of snow fell on Saturday night, setting up both Whakapapa ...

14: Kidd Millennium Cartoon: Selective Editing

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15: Empire-Speak - A Primer In Practical Translation

Few people get to read US imperial declarations in the original. Access to official imperial texts is mostly via the interpretations and translations offered in newspapers, magazines and radio or TV.

16: The Sergeant Who Wants To Come In From The Cold

JAKARTA, Indonesia -- An American sergeant who slipped into North Korea in 1965 may soon emerge from his time-warp existence, if he can dodge a U.S. court martial for allegedly deserting the army and defecting to the communist regime.

17: NZ well positioned before energy rollover

New Zealand is well positioned to create landscapes to make tourists and residents well cared for until the world energy price roll over hits in six to 10 years time, a world expert in landscape architecture Rob Thayer said today.

18: Global Peace And Justice Auckland Newsletter #64

Global Peace and Justice Auckland's News: Submission On Foreshore And Seabed Deadline July 12 - Don't Buy Fahrenheit 9/11 Tickets Until You've Read This!- Films On Mideast And War Of Terror – Cuba Tour - What's On In Auckland – Best News On The Web...

19: Chuckman Cartoon: American Soliloquy

Cartoon by John Chuckman

20: Equatorial Guinea: Stop the killings

The Government of Equatorial Guinea must immediately bring an end to extrajudicial executions, torture and rape by security personnel, Amnesty International called today.

21: Baldock corrects Independent’s errors

United Future fisheries spokesman Larry Baldock, responding to a grossly inaccurate report on the front page of today’s Independent business newspaper, has reiterated the party’s reasons for stopping the Fisheries Amendment Bill (No.4) from progressing ...

22: Secrecy over wahi tapu unfortunate

The suggestion that a local authority has entered into a secrecy agreement with local Maori consultants is disturbing, says the Local Government Forum.

23: Panorama Image: The Valley Prepares For Opening

Panorama image of the Valley ski-area - being prepared for opening. Taken from the Upper Mountain Cafetaria at Whakapapa on the first day of skiing on the upper mountain this season, Monday July 5th 2004. (Note this image is a high resolution of the view ...

24: Skilled migrants shouldn't be scapegoats

Lifting the annual immigration target to 50,000 will help fill skill shortages and should be supported by all political parties, says Business NZ.

25: Another Labour Failure Left To Officials

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and Social Welfare Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today accused the Government of again hiding behind the Labour Department - this time leaving it to quietly publish reports revealing the failure of Capacity Building initiatives.

26: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

27: New Zealand Is Only 50% Pure

The recent report by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research on 229 lowland waterways, which found they were unsafe to swim in just confirmed the validity of Fish & Game’s “Dirty Dairying Campaign” the organisation said today.

28: Inside A U.S. Election Vote Counting Program

Publication of this story marks a watershed in American political history. It is offered freely for publication in full or part on any and all internet forums, blogs and noticeboards. All other media are also encouraged to utilise material. Readers ...

29: Can Individual Farmer's Benefit From Wind Power?

"A recent survey in New Zealand showing that 82 percent of respondents approve of wind power as a solution for our energy needs is good news for future electricity generation in this country" the Convenor of the Sustainable Energy Forum, John Blakeley, ...

30: Laos Dissidents Secretly Repatriated from Thailand

Laos Dissidents Secretly Repatriated from Thailand, Rule of Law Undermined; Black List Agreement May Target Hmong, Says CPPA


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