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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: NEWSFLASH: Holmes To Step Down Immediately

TVNZ News boss Bill Ralston has just told Radio New Zealand that he hopes Paul Holmes will be happy in his new job at Prime Television. He said the state broadcaster was happy with Mr Holmes decision to move on.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00023.htm


3: 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


4: American Coup: Mid-Term Election Polls vs Actuals

Scoop’s analysis found shows that - according to the polls - the Republican Party experienced a pronounced last minute swing in its favour of between 4 and 16 points. Remarkably this last minute swing appears to have been concentrated in its effects ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0211/S00078.htm


5: Aljazeera: Full transcript of bin Ladin's speech

Following is the full English transcript of Usama bin Ladin's speech in a videotape sent to Aljazeera. In the interests of authenticity the transcript, which appeared as subtitles at the foot of the screen, has been left unedited.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00034.htm


6: NEWSFLASH: Paul Holmes Resigns From TVNZ

TVNZ's highest paid and most controversial anchor, Paul Holmes, has resigned from the state broadcaster.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00021.htm


7: Scoop Link: Melbourne Cup Runners, Odds And Picks

For latest odds and to place a bet see... https://www.ebetonline.co.nz/racing/ and dial up Race 8 from Melbourne...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0011/S00043.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: Paul Holmes Speech: Media Conference - Nov 2

"I’ll start with Prime Television when my contract with Television New Zealand ends on December 31."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00021.htm


10: Ericsson predicts the Death of Dial-Up

Ericsson has released the results of its trans-Tasman “Death-of-Dial-Up” study, which indicates that the number of residential broadband Internet users in New Zealand will overtake the number of dial-up Internet users by early 2007.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0411/S00006.htm


11: Emirates Becomes Sponsor Of Melbourne Cup

Emirates Signs As Main Sponsor Of Australia's Top Horse Race - The Emirates Melbourne Cup - Cup To Come To New Zealand

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0407/S00044.htm


12: Questions for Oral Answer 2 November 2004

1. Dr DON BRASH to the Prime Minister: Does she have confidence in Hon John Tamihere; if not, why not? 2. KEITH LOCKE to the Minister of Justice: Does he have any concerns about New Zealand based subsidiaries of United States' companies conveying New Zealanders' ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00041.htm


13: Biggest wind farm now delivering full power

Meridian Energy’s Te Apiti wind farm in the Tararua ranges is now capable of delivering its full 90 megawatt (MW) capacity to the national grid – enough to power some 45,000 average homes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00001.htm


14: Holmes Takes Prime New Role

Prime Television today made New Zealand broadcasting history signing the country’s leading broadcaster, Paul Holmes, to host its new flagship current affairs programme.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00020.htm


15: Greg Palast: 1 Million Kerry Votes Already Stolen

It's not even Election Day yet, and the Kerry-Edwards campaign is already down by a almost a million votes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00031.htm


16: State Dept. Daily Press Briefing for November 1

IRAQ - Reports of American Citizen Kidnapped - Attacks Against Journalists in Baghdad - Death of Japanese Hostage Shosei Koda

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00030.htm


17: Nick Smith Attempts To Silence Conservationist

The Nelson MP, Nick Smith, has applied for an interim injunction to prevent Christchurch conservationist, and chairman of North Canterbury Forest and Bird, Bruce Stuart-Menteath, from publicising matters concerning a recent defamation settlement. Smith claims ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00016.htm


18: Insiders Who Have Criticized Bush's Iraq Policy

When U.S. Defense Department analyst Daniel Ellsberg leaked the ''Pentagon Papers'' to the press during the Vietnam War, the 47-volume Defense Department internal study of the U.S. role in Southeast Asian conflicts over three decades was classified top ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00027.htm


19: How to pick a winner- by Damien O'Connor

The Racing Minister’s heart will lie firmly with Kiwi runners in (Tuesday's) Melbourne Cup.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00036.htm


20: Public Address 02/11/04 - It's The Science, Stupid

It will come as no surprise that, like most of the rest of the world, I am saying a secular prayer that John Kerry wins the US Presidential election. But some readers might be surprised to know that what really turns my stomach about the Bush administration ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00030.htm


21: mätuhi | needle by Hinemoana Baker

mätuhi | needle by Hinemoana Baker is a New Zealand poetry collection with difference:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0411/S00009.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: Self Defence: A Right, Not A Privilege

The law must be changed to give citizens rights against police who interfere with self-defence, lie to them, or prevent them from helping each other, ACT New Zealand Justice Spokesman Stephen Franks said today in commenting about the nightmare attack ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00019.htm


24: Chuckman Cartoon: John Kerry, Bush Lite

Cartoon by John Chuckman

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0402/S00212.htm


25: Queen's Aunty Alice Dies

Her Royal Highness Princess Alice, Duchess of Gloucester, died peacefully in her sleep, at Kensington Palace, London, late in the evening of 29 October 2004. Her immediate family were present.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0411/S00001.htm


26: Who Will Lead Organization of American States?

• A battle has broken out in the race for the next Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS) after the recently elected Miguel Angel Rodríguez resigned from his post on October 15. He stepped down as Secretary General after a scandal ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0411/S00004.htm


27: Music Legend Slams Bush Campaign Over Song Theft

Amidst a torrent of bad news, yet another Bush fiasco has erupted with his attempt to use the rock standard ''Still the One'' as his theme song without bothering to ask its author for permission.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00018.htm


28: Goff Speech: Asia 2000 looking back to the future

Opening speech Asia New Zealand Foundation's 10th Anniversary celebrations Michael Fowler Centre, Wellington It is a pleasure to be here tonight to help celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the Asia 2000 Foundation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0411/S00034.htm


29: Malcolm Evans Cartoon: US Elections & Halloween

Malcolm Evans Cartoon: US Elections & Halloween.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00020.htm


30: TVNZ Confirms Final Broadcast Of Paul Holmes

TVNZ has confirmed that presenter Paul Holmes will make his final broadcast on the Holmes programme on TV One tonight.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0411/S00030.htm

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