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

1: Bush Is History's Top Terrorist

As the fourth global-warmed hurricane in two months rips through Florida, we are reminded that George W. Bush is history's top terrorist.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00286.htm


2: 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


3: FAQs Re Light Engineer Group To Iraq

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding The Deployment Of The New Zealand Light Engineer Group To Iraq

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00218.htm


4: Dunedin Arts and Cultural Events October 2004

Following is a schedule of confirmed events in the City of Dunedin. The Dunedin City Council (DCC) City Marketing distributes the information on behalf of the attractions that appear below. Please contact event organisers directly for further information ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0409/S00277.htm


5: Cook Islands Artist's Residency

Internationally acclaimed Tongan sculptor Filipe Tohi of New Plymouth is the recipient of the 2004 Cook Islands Artist's Residency, awarded annually by the Pacific Arts Committee of Creative New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0409/S00179.htm


6: War On HIV/AIDS In The Asia Pacific Region

HIV/AIDS is likely to be increasing rapidly in the Asia Pacific region. Information and knowledge about HIV/AIDS is extremely limited in the Asia Pacific region, especially among children and adolescents and rural populations. In some areas, sickness and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00284.htm


7: Hubbard denies being the Prime Minister’s ‘Toy-Boy

Top-polling Auckland mayoralty candidate Dick Hubbard has endured attacks from right-wingers determined to spoil his chances of ousting the incumbent, John Banks. But Hubbard tells Scoop’s Yasmine Ryan he will overcome the sleaze thrown at him...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00260.htm


8: Renewed Darfur violence forces thousands to flee

Christian World Service and Caritas Aotearoa New Zealand report continuing attacks in Darfur, forcing thousands more people from their homes and into relief camps.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00274.htm


9: The Price of Oil and Economic Growth

It may have come as a surprise to many (particularly market analysts) that the price of oil didn’t just magically stop at US$40 a barrel. As we push beyond the $50 per barrel barrier the G-7 finance leaders seem to have given up demanding the impossible ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0409/S00082.htm


10: Hay: "Hubbard Tells 'Porky' And Misleads Public"

Dick Hubbard has told “Porkies” and mislead the public regarding his mother’s Auckland City rates increases says Deputy Mayor David Hay. As reported on New Zealand Herald live commentary, Dick Hubbard slagged Auckland City Council at the public Mayoral ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0409/S00282.htm


11: Let There Be Light – And There Was Skin Lights

See the light with the latest designer collection from Elle Macpherson Intimates and you could learn one of Elle’s own lingerie secrets.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0409/S00331.htm


12: How Mainstream Media Ignored An Important Book

How mainstream media ignored the most important political book of the decade By Jon Eisen

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00277.htm


13: PUBLIC ADDRESS The envelope, please ...

So, how to vote in the local body elections? I'm not averse on principle to sending the odd vote to a CitRat candidate - the late Phil Warren always got a tick from me - but I'm blowed if I can see one I'd want to back from this year's Citizens & ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00282.htm


14: 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


15: 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


16: Jewish Activists Disrupt Bulldozer Sales To Israel

Jewish Activists Disrupt Safety Awards at MINExpo to Protest Caterpillar’s Sales to Israeli Army

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00342.htm


17: Shallow Collins "out of touch"

It is ironic for National's Judith Collins to say the Government is out of touch when her SOP to the Care of Children Bill has run foul of both her own caucus and New Zealand's medical fraternity, says Associate Justice Minister David Benson-Pope.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00569.htm

19: Venezuala's Revolution Explained To New Zealand

Resisting international pressures has allowed Venezuela’s wealth to be directed towards the poor majority in forms such as food and healthcare, said Leonel Vivas, the Venezuelan ambassador to Australia.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0409/S00275.htm


20: Palestine Human Rights Calls for Boycott of Israel

The Palestine Human Rights Campaign joins with the worldwide movement calling for an economic and cultural boycott of Israel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00272.htm


21: 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


22: Care, consistency, control: Greens drug policy

The Green Party launched a comprehensive proposal to cover all controlled drugs today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00574.htm


23: New initiative to address Auckland skill shortages

Auckland employers will benefit from a $9.6 million national Skills Package designed to help to address skill shortages.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00570.htm


24: Kedgley calls on Clark to stop the bulldozers

Green MP Sue Kedgley is calling on the Minister of Arts, Culture and Heritage to intervene and save Wellington's historic Te Aro precinct in the same way as she has saved two iconic Northland buildings.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00563.htm


25: Globalisation for Alcohol Use in the Pacific

Implications of Globalisation for Alcohol Use in the Pacific – The case of the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0409/S00266.htm


26: UNAMIS Int. News Round-sup On Sudan/Darfur

Southern Sudanese rebel chief John Garang denied accusations by the Sudanese government that he backed the uprising in Darfur in the west. Garang, head of the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA) and its political wing the Sudan People's Liberation Movement ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0409/S00332.htm


27: Prime Minister confirms Israelis deportation

Prime Minister Helen Clark has confirmed that two Israelis convicted and sentenced earlier this year have been deported from New Zealand today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00575.htm


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 ...

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


29: ERO Report Reveals Dumbing Down Of Education

A disturbing new report, showing more than a third of new primary and nearly half of secondary teachers aren't up to standard, highlights the dumbing down of teacher training in New Zealand, ACT New Zealand Education Spokesman Deborah Coddington said ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0409/S00559.htm


30: BBC radio joins Titewhai Harawira

BBC radio joins Titewhai Harawira on urban Maori radio station Waatea603am talkback show "Nga Putake Wahine."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0409/S00191.htm

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