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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: 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:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0406/S00263.htm


4: Otto Reich: A Career in Disservice

• He accuses his leftist adversaries, like Aristide, of lying; but no one in public life has so persistently manipulated the truth than Otto Reich.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00114.htm


5: Scoop 911 Preview Gets Better + AFTERMATH + Cash!

Scoop 911 Preview Gets MULCHO Better: See AFTERMATH & Get Deception Cash NOTE NEW START TIME... 5.45pm Friday, July 23rd, Reading Cinemas

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00113.htm


6: Richard Gere Speaks Out Against War In Thailand

BANGKOK, Thailand -- U.S. film star Richard Gere opened an international AIDS Film Festival by condemning America's ''insane war in Iraq'' and refusing a suggestion that he become the next president of the United States.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00106.htm


7: Chuckman Cartoon: John Kerry - The Real Deal

John Kerry Cartoon By John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00104.htm


8: ''Guidelines'' for Postponing November Elections

... Credible reporting indicates that Al Qaeda is moving forward with its plans to carry out a large-scale attack in the United States in an effort to disrupt our democratic process...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00107.htm


9: 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


10: Greedy Labour Punishes Rental Home Owners

ACT New Zealand Deputy Leader and Housing Spokesman Dr Muriel Newman today accused Labour of this week continuing its attack on rental property owners with the release of proposals advocating a tougher depreciation regime for rental housing investors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00224.htm


11: Wellington Airport Blackout Welcome for Wallabies

There will be no confusion over national flags this week as Wellington International Airport is blacked out, and the traditional New Zealand Flag is replaced with a new version, ahead of the weekend's Bledisloe Cup clash with the Wallabies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0407/S00118.htm


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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/a4/6e/200310011051.a758ad73.html


13: Public Address 13/07/04 - News & Schnurgle

Righto: APN has signed off on plans for its new Sunday newspaper, which will publish out of the New Zealand Herald's offices but can't hire any Herald staff. It will launch in September. Former INL people Rick Neville and former Sunday Star Times ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00108.htm


14: Alliance Says It Is Not Merging With Maori Party

John Pagani’s announcement on National Radio today that the Alliance is merging with the Maori Party is nothing more than a politically motivated beat-up, says Alliance President Jill Ovens.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00140.htm


15: Just What Exactly Is Going On, Prime Minister?

With furore over the cost of sending an artist to Italy to showcase their braying exploding port-a-loo, it is time that Prime Minister - and Arts Culture and Heritage Minister - Helen Clark front up and explain just what on Earth is going on in her ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00229.htm


16: West Africa Needs UN Help To Prevent Instability

After a fact-finding trip to seven West African countries last month, United Nations Security Council members are recommending strengthening of institutions working for regional stability, such as the UN Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the Economic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00139.htm


17: Auckland college places 18th in world rankings

Results recently announced by IATA/UFTAA, the international organisation for air transportation qualifications, have placed an Auckland PTE at a position of 18th in the world.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0407/S00047.htm


18: Genetic Contamination of Mexican Maize

Scientists from Mexico, Canada and the United States met on March 11th this year in the Hotel Victoria in Oaxaca for a symposium on the effects and possible risks of the presence of genetically modified maize in Mexico.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00085.htm


19: Israeli Troops Invade Hebron, Attack Other Towns

HEBRON, Palestine, July 13, 2004 (IPC + Agencies)-- Israeli occupying forces (IOF) invaded yesterday night the West Bank City of Hebron, storming its various neighborhoods with tanks and armored vehicles, while hundreds of Israeli soldiers were reportedly ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00147.htm


20: SCOOP FAHRENHEIT 911 PREVIEW SCREENING 23rd JULY

Do you want to see Michael Moore's Cannes Palm D'Or Fahrenheit 911 a week before it opens? Did you miss out on the booked out Film Festival screenings? Do you support the work of Independent Media? Do you have any Unanswered Questions about what happened ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00095.htm


21: FIGHTING TALK - Latest talk: 14 July 2004

As I sat down to watch Fahrenheit 9/11 at the weekend, I felt a little like Michael Moore's cheated wife.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00112.htm


22: Deceptive Press Release by CCHR and Scientology

This letter concerns the deceitful press release, Psychiatry: a Human Rights Abuse tour issued by the so-called Citizen's Commision on Human Rights (CCHR) a Scientology recruiting group whose mission is to destroy, by any means possible (including the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00097.htm


23: Super Bugs To Be Wiped Out By Welsh Grapefruit

Auckland, 14 July 2004 - The hospital 'super-bug', Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA), which has been prevalent in New Zealand hospitals may have at long last met its match thanks to a single use bactericidal wipe invented and developed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0407/S00017.htm


24: Zaoui – New Zealand’s Million Dollar Terrorist

Convicted Terrorist Ahmed Zaoui’s fight to stay in the country has now cost taxpayers more than $900,000 said New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00232.htm


25: The bFM WIRE With Russell Brown: 12 - 2pm

12.10 Kate Sutton's AUSA report - 12.20 Former Irish Prime Minister John Bruton on the 'Celtic Tiger' - 12.40 Dun Mihaka on ALCP Loss - 1.00 - Steve Green on CCHR's links to Scientology...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00111.htm


26: Money should have been spent on lahar prevention

A $64,000 cheque to Ruapehu District Council is guilt money from a Government that has put political correctness ahead of public safety, says National's Local Government spokesman, Dr Nick Smith.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00243.htm


27: 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.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm


28: Chuckman Cartoon: Frankenstein Wants You!

Cartoon By John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00089.htm


29: Abebooks.com launches Australian and NZ site

Abebooks becomes the first international online bookseller to launch sites dedicated to the Australian and New Zealand markets

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0407/S00137.htm


30: National Must Clarify Zoning Position

ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington today expressed her disappointment at the National Party's attempt to water down its policy on school zoning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00228.htm

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