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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


4: Complete US Exit Poll Data Confirms Net Suspicions

Scoop.co.nz is delighted to be able today to publish a full set of 4pm exit poll data for the first time on the Internet since the US election. The data emerged this evening NZT in a post on the Democratic Underground website under the forum name ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0411/S00227.htm


7: Civil Unions Isn’t Gay Marriage – Yeah Right

Dunedin South MP David Benson-Pope woke this morning to find every single window on his electorate office covered in colour posters modelled on the Tui Beer ads protesting the duplicity behind the Civil Unions Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00050.htm


8: New Doctor Who series licensed to Prime Television

BBC Worldwide announces today the licence of the new series of the cult classic Doctor Who to Prime Television New Zealand. Only the second international deal to be finalised, the new series will deliver to Prime Television in the first quarter of 2005.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0412/S00076.htm


9: A New Baalism

A New Baalism and the cultic priests and priestesses of the Labour government Garnet Milne

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00052.htm


11: Quantum Physics Looks At The 2004 Election

Quantum physics points out that the way we observe the universe in this present moment literally evokes the universe that is observed. Our perception of the universe is a part of the universe that is happening through us that has an effect on the universe ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00058.htm


12: Unknown Warrior hijacked for pagan purpose

The hijacking of the Unknown Warrior for pagan purposes by Helen Clark and her government and the homosexual agenda

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00054.htm


13: 3 News TNS Opinion Poll Results - 4 Dec 2004

Labour has a 14 point lead over National in Party Vote support. On party support alone this would translate to 62 seats in Parliament and Labour would be able to govern alone. If Peter Dunne and Jim Anderton win their Electorate seats, then Labour ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00056.htm


14: Civil Union Bill, Sodomy & “Neofascism” Slurs

“Homosexual activists promoting the Civil Union Bill have been driven into a state of apoplexy over news that an amendment calling for a referendum on the Bill will be tabled in the House this week,” says spokesperson for the Campaign Against the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00051.htm


15: COHA: Brazil’s Peacekeeping Mission in Haiti

On November 29, the United Nations’ Security Council announced that the Brazilian-led MINUSTAH peacekeeping force will be staying in Haiti until June 2006.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00061.htm


17: Hydro and Wind Electricity Generation Up

Electricity generation by hydro and wind was 27.4 percent higher in the September 2004 quarter than in the September 2003 quarter, according to Statistics New Zealand. Hydro and wind generation reached 7,663 gigawatt hours in the September 2004 quarter, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0412/S00078.htm


18: Public Address 06/12/04 - Journeys Of Mind

I crane my neck and look down the public gallery. Yes, it really is Brian Tamaki; slick-haired, chewing gum, at the centre of a cohort of burly, self-conscious men. The men on the outside are wearing radio earpieces - ready, presumably, to ward off ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00061.htm


19: Major Internet Policy Meeting In Wellington

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has just announced that its March 2006 meeting will be held in Wellington, New Zealand.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0412/S00008.htm


20: "Civil Relationships Bill” - a better option

National’s Justice spokesman, Richard Worth, has introduced an amendment to the Civil Union Bill which has been dogged by claims of dishonesty and undue haste.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00125.htm


21: 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


22: True intention of Civil Union Bill revealed

"The Prime Minister's dismissal of 'civil relationships' as a workable alternative to the Civil Union Bill reveals the government's intention all along has been to introduce same-sex marriage", says National Justice Spokesman Richard Worth.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00130.htm


23: Secretary Powell: Interview With Reuters

MR. MOHAMMED: You're going to the OSCE meeting next week and will have a chance to speak to Foreign Minister Lavrov. Do you believe Russia has interfered in Ukraine's electoral process, with President Putin's two visits there during their campaign, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0412/S00064.htm


24: Civil union alternative offered up

National Party Justice spokesman Richard Worth is launching an 11th-hour bid to change the controversial Civil Union Bill by introducing an amendment called the Civil Relationships Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00121.htm


25: Extreme Skydiving Postie Launches Series of Stamps

Photo caption: Extreme measures! Hawkes Bay postie Mai Fitzsimmons launches New Zealand Post’s latest stamp issue featuring extreme sports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0412/S00033.htm


26: "Civil Relationships" will expose dishonesty - ACT

ACT MP Stephen Franks today said he will support Richard Worth's amendments to the Civil Union Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00119.htm


27: Catholics will make up own minds on Civil Unions

Christians for Civil Unions, an ecumenical network of New Zealanders supporting the Civil Union Bill, reacted today with dismay to the letter from Catholic Bishops read in some churches yesterday. However, they do not believe that Catholics who ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0412/S00058.htm


28: “Shelve the Civil Union Bill”

United Future MP Gordon Copeland today called on the Government to shelve its controversial Civil Union Bill.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00132.htm


29: Why Haven't They Counted 250,000 Votes In Ohio

On Saturday Dec 4th , from 6pm-9pm EST, Rev. Jackson joins investigative reporter Greg Palast to ask what happened to nearly a quarter million votes, overwhelmingly from African-American precincts, not counted in Ohio.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0412/S00065.htm


30: Maori and Student Debt - Tariana Turia

‘The announcement that Maori students now owe more than $1billion in student loans is of great concern to the Maori Party’ said Tariana Turia, co-leader of the Maori Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0412/S00131.htm


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