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

1: MEDIACOM Marketing Digest 20 October 2004

The New, Public TV3 Last week, we told you about TV3's new shows. This week, it's all about money - specifically, the dollars that TV3 will charge you in 2005 to promote your products.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0410/S00261.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: Questions & Answers for Oral Answer 19 October

1. Member for Tamaki Makaurau—Confidence 2. Non-governmental Organisations—Funding 3. Member for Tamaki Makaurau—Waipareira Trust 4. Papua New Guinea—Regional Security 5. Meningococcal Disease—Vaccination 6. Member for Tamaki Makaurau—Taxation 7. Waipareira ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00344.htm


4: New Zealand a world-class film making destination

Business and cultural relations between India and New Zealand will continue to grow strongly, said the Prime Minister Helen Clark during a visit to Mumbai.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00329.htm


5: Star Times Stands By Tamihere Foreshore Story

The Sunday Star-Times and political editor Helen Bain stand by their front-page story of October 17 headed “MP snubs foreshore legislation.”

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0410/S00256.htm


6: Powell Interview With The USA Today Editorial Bd.

SECRETARY POWELL: Okay, thank you very much, and I'll be brief because, since you are a fairly large group, I want to not constrain your time on my giving a lecture.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0410/S00250.htm


7: Questions for Oral Answer - 20 Oct 2004

1. HELEN DUNCAN to the Minister of Education: What steps is the Government taking to recruit secondary teachers in subject shortage areas? 2. Dr DON BRASH to the Prime Minister: What did the Acting Prime Minister mean by reported comments that Mr Tamihere's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00346.htm


8: 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


9: Al Gore Speaks on Iraq

I have made a series of speeches about the policies of the Bush-Cheney administration - with regard to Iraq, the war on terror, civil liberties, the environment and other issues - beginning more than two years ago with a speech at the Commonwealth Club ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0410/S00251.htm


10: Zaoui Book Event To Be Held In Beehive Foyer

An event to promote the book on the Ahmed Zaoui case “I Almost Forgot About The Moon – The Disinformation Campaign Against Ahmed Zaoui” will be held in Wellington in the Beehive foyer, Parliament Buildings, on Wednesday October 20 at 5:45pm.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0410/S00191.htm


11: “Destiny Builds Toward Historic Weekend”

Bernice A. King, daughter of Dr Martin Luther King, will address Destiny New Zealand’s Labour weekend political meeting in Auckland.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0410/S00190.htm


12: 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


13: UN Urges Syria To Withdraw Troops From Lebanon

The United Nations Security Council today again urged Syria to withdraw its remaining troops from neighbouring Lebanon and asked Secretary-General Kofi Annan to continue reporting any progress.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0410/S00242.htm


14: Sinclair's Long History of Journalistic Deception

Sinclair Broadcasting Group has tried to influence the outcome of elections long before the media company became a lightning rod for criticism due to its decision to air a controversial documentary ten days before the Nov. 2 election critical of ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0410/S00239.htm


15: Flashback: When Perk Buster Rodney Hide Was Busted

Rodney Hide the onetime super perk buster – but now rather more subdued Leader of the Act Party - has once again been in attack mode this week regarding a number of allegations swirling around Labour Cabinet Minister John Tamihere.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0410/S00220.htm


16: Foreshore and seabed legislation

The Hon John Tamihere says there is no substance to a report in the Sunday Star Times that claims he is no longer supporting the Foreshore and Seabed Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00345.htm


17: Bad day for New Zealand business

National's Industrial Relations spokesman, Wayne Mapp, says the passing of the anti-growth Employment Relations Law Reform Bill marks the start of bad times for business in New Zealand. The legislation was passed late last night. Dr Mapp says this legislation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00348.htm


18: Ahmed Zaoui: Clash Of Civilisations

The end of the cold war and the events of September 11th have engendered an intense and ever-increasing focus from academics and observers about the heterogenic and conflictual relations between the West and Islam.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0410/S00224.htm


19: Kerr: The Company As A Business Institution

THE COMPANY AS A BUSINESS INSTITUTION Last year, two editors working for The Economist, John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge, published a short and fascinating book on the world's dominant vehicle for doing business, the company. It was entitled The ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0410/S00260.htm


20: Chris Carter’s Absurd Claim

The Hon. Chris Carter, the self-proclaimed practising homosexual Cabinet Minister promoting the Civil Union Bill, delivered the keynote speech on Saturday 16th October 2004 to the annual conference of the NZ Rationalists and Humanists Association which ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0410/S00188.htm


21: Myanmar Must Be Committed To Democracy - UN

Concerned by reports of the dismissal and detention of the Prime Minister of Myanmar, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today called on the country's authorities to remain committed to the process of national reconciliation and democratization.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0410/S00245.htm


22: 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


23: Lower Standard For Maori

The statements of Maori leaders - trying to justify the political use of Government grants to Maori trusts - should now trigger a freeze on further payments, ACT New Zealand Maori Affairs Spokesman Stephen Franks said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00343.htm


24: Don Brash Writes - No. 42, 20 October 2004

Mr Tamihere has admitted receiving a payout from the Waipareira Trust after earlier publicly saying he would not accept such a payment. Lianne Dalziel was caught out saying one thing publicly then doing another, and she was promptly sacked.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0410/S00349.htm


25: Oil Shortages And Oil Prices – What Should We Do?

Governments around the world are becoming increasingly focused on the rapid rise in oil prices. They wonder if these recent prices rises are simply short term responses to short term problems, or whether they signal the end of the era of cheap oil – ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0410/S00217.htm


26: State Dept. Daily Press Briefing for October 18

BELARUS - Referendum and Parliamentary Elections / Results / OSCE Report / - Government Electoral Misconduct / Reports of Journalist Arrested - Election Observers - Consequences for U.S. Policy

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0410/S00234.htm


27: Electricity Lines Businesses

The Commerce Commission has issued Assessment and Inquiry Guidelines, as part of its implementation of a targeted control regime for electricity lines businesses under Part 4A of the Commerce Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0410/S00259.htm


28: Ehrlich: A Sudden Change In Juntas In Burma

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Anti-American hardliners in Burma's military regime arrested Prime Minister Khin Nyunt, who was also head of Military Intelligence, and locked him under house arrest for alleged corruption, according to conflicting reports from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0410/S00230.htm


29: 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


30: A Case of Prohibition 'at its very worst.'

Judge Holderness who remanded Neville on bail was at pains to point out that his previous convictions, including jail for cannabis cultivation, all medicinal use, indicated a probable further jail term. Sentencing NOV 2.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0410/S00194.htm

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