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Scoop Top 30 Weekend Ratings

The Weekend’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: Are our spooks looking the wrong way?

Green MP Keith Locke is concerned that the New Zealand and Australian security agencies might be overlooking the threat from supposedly 'friendly' countries like Israel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00290.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: 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


5: 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


6: Images: Departing LOTR Stars Meet Their Planes

The Lord of the Ring's stars come face to face with themselves on the side of Air NZ planes as they bid New Zealand goodbye at Wellington Airport before boarding the Air New Zealand 767 emblazoned with giant images of the characters Aragorn and Arwen.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0312/S00024.htm


7: Israelis Sentenced To Six-Months In NZ Prison

Two Israeli men suspected of being involved in an Israeli intelligence passport acquiring scam have been sentenced to six months imprisonment respectively in the Auckland High Court this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00132.htm


8: 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


9: Sheila Samples - It's The Questions, Stupid!

On July 4th, Bush told a meticulously selected right-wing crowd in Charleston, W.Va. that war brings security at home. He said it's his duty as our Leader to keep seizing opportunities to make us safer and safer.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00117.htm


10: PA Consulting Group Announces Financial Results

PA Consulting Group, the leading management, systems and technology consulting firm, today announced strong financial results in a difficult consulting climate, with group revenues increased to $1.4billion (from $1.1billion in 2000) and the group ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0203/S00236.htm


11: Public Address 16/07/04 - Take That!

No, it won't have done Helen Clark any political harm domestically to have been able to lay down the law to the Israeli government on live TV last night. The sentencing just before 6pm of the two Israeli agents on charges of fraudulently attempting to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00135.htm


12: 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


13: Scoop Archive: UQ Wire:Feds Knew About 911 Bribery Before Attacks

Homeland Security whistleblower Mary Schneider is naming names, revealing that former FBI Director Louis Freeh, Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI Director Robert Mueller and numerous U.S. senators and congressmen knew before the September 11 attacks that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/c3/b6/200407151548.9c9cf701.html


14: Te Mana Races To The Aid Of A Merchant Ship

Click for big version Photo Caption: HMNZS Te Mana in the Gulf of Oman during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM. Crown Copyright

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00178.htm


15: The Real Estate Market Has Peaked

Studies of real estate cycles show property prices go up in the first four stages of the cycle, go flat in step #5, then go down for four stages, says investment consultant Charles Drace, author of “How to Survive the New Zealand Residential Property Crash”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0407/S00172.htm


16: Darfur Horror: What are Muslims Waiting For?

It seems that while the rest of the world is indulging in semantic and diplomatic tussles, the Muslim World is waiting for somebody from the rest of the world to once again come and solve Muslim problems. Then they will get into action to scream "foreign ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00133.htm


17: Oracle and Macromedia announce partnership

AUCKLAND, New Zealand - July 16, 2004 - Oracle Corp. and Macromedia (Nasdaq: MACR) announced a partnership to improve integration between Macromedia products and Oracle's learning management system. The partnership will help make it significantly easier ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0407/S00180.htm


18: Call to suspend Israel from United Nations

The Palestine Human Rights Campaign applauds the strong statements made by the Prime Minister, Helen Clark, on behalf of the New Zealand Government concerning the convicted Israeli spies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00182.htm


19: 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 ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00065.htm


20: Aids Wreaks Devastating Toll On Human Development

The HIV/AIDS epidemic is having a catastrophic impact on human development in sub-Saharan Africa, reducing life expectancy and living standards in many countries and reversing the effects of any gains made in other fields, the United Nations Development Programme ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0407/S00173.htm


21: Facts you won't hear from Nandor Tanczos

In the past decade, the number of cannabis-users before the courts who were not facing other criminal charges has fallen by half, United Future law and order spokesman Marc Alexander said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00292.htm


22: UQ Wire:Feds Knew About 911 Bribery Before Attacks

Homeland Security whistleblower Mary Schneider is naming names, revealing that former FBI Director Louis Freeh, Attorney General John Ashcroft, FBI Director Robert Mueller and numerous U.S. senators and congressmen knew before the September 11 attacks that ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00122.htm


23: 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


24: Pacific Arts Festival - 2004

About the Festival The Festival of Pacific Arts has been held every four years since 1972. It is well-established and recognised as a premier event and instrument for regional relations and the preservation of the Pacific’s cultural heritage.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0407/S00087.htm


25: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00064.htm


26: Robson Invoices Hon David Benson Pope

For services: Use of original material, unattributed and almost word for word

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0407/S00296.htm


27: Donna Awatere Huata V Richard William Prebble

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF NEW ZEALAND CA34/04 BETWEEN DONNA AWATERE HUATA Appellant AND RICHARD WILLIAM PREBBLE First Respondent AND KEN SHIRLEY Second Respondent

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00187.htm


28: Chief Censor and Anal Rape film “Twentynine Palms”

The classification decision for the film “Twentynine Palms” was entered into the Register by the Office of Film and Literature Classification on 28 April 2004 (see Appendix below for full copy of decision). The film’s “nightmare-inducing” representation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0407/S00183.htm


29: 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


30: Karl Rove's Diary: Time for Those ''Surprises''

Dear Diary: On with the cape, the Boy-Genius needs to ride again! I've got to do SOMETHING to pull us out of the tailspin we're in. It isn't gonna be easy, given the gross mistakes a lot of us made -- and, yep, I'm thinking primarily of Rummy, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0407/S00120.htm


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