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Scoop Weekend - Yesterday's Top 20

Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


2: Scoop Images: Bree Is Spooky At Night….

Having seemingly scored the internet Scoop of the week with his pictures of BREE AT FIRST LIGHT Scoop contacted the Hobbit who scooped the world and asked him if he had any more snaps from his visit to Bree….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00074.htm


3: Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World

One of the most extraordinary documentaries this Scoop has ever seen was broadcast on TV2 last night. The documentary "Signs Of God - Science Tests Faith", from Fox News was broadcast live on October 13 in Los Angeles (yesterday NZT).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00078.htm


4: Scoop Images: Fox News Broadcasts Message From God

A series of images from last night's broadcast on TV2 of an truly extraordinary documentary... See Scoop's review of the show... Jesus Christ Tells FOXNews He Wants To Hug World .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00079.htm


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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00075.htm


6: Week Three: Beware - Cliffhanger Election Looming

Week three of the election campaign was again dominated by tertiary education, though this time not for the debate over policy. The week was also significant as a TV3 CM Research poll showed the gap between the two main parties closing, thus reinforcing ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00071.htm


7: Helen Clark Misses The Point

Labour leader Helen Clark is missing the point completely when she says United cannot claim to be a centre party if it rules out working with Labour, says United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00328.htm


8: Labour Ignored Warnings About Logging Contracts

Claims by Labour that they did not know contracts for future native forest logging were being negotiated shows the party failed to heed a number of warnings from a number of organisations that this was occurring.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00077.htm


9: No Deal In Coromandel - Labour Candidate

Labour’s Coromandel candidate Margaret Hawkeswood has ruled out any electoral accomodation in the Coromandel, despite the latest poll showing Labour will need the Greens to form a new government.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00054.htm


10: IRD Close Twelve More Branches-Peters.

New Zealand First Leader, Rt. Hon Winston Peters, is shocked to learn tonight that the Inland Revenue Department has concealed plans to close 12 of its branches from a Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00327.htm


11: PAKISTAN MILITARY COUP - FULL COVERAGE

A number of links to various reports, briefings and accounts of the military coup in Pakistan. All from the Scoop archives.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00073.htm


12: O'Connor undermines Clark on beech forest contract

West Coast Labour MP Damien O'Connor is undermining his own leader Helen Clark over beech logging contracts, the Green Party says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00336.htm


13: Vengeful Cullen Needs To Learn His Place

State Services Minister, Simon Upton, condemned Labour deputy leader Michael Cullen's willingness to threaten public servants as "outrageous".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00347.htm


14: Students Relieved Bradford Not Coming!

Despite having never had the opportunity of speaking to a Minister of Education, students at Otago University are breathing a sigh of relief that Minister for Tertiary Education, Max Bradford, has cancelled his scheduled appearance at Otago University ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9910/S00047.htm


15: Surveys Show Kiwis Don't Mind Native Logging

New Zealanders do not mind native trees being logged providing it is done sensibly, according to the results of a recent AC Nielsen survey. Scoop's West Coast correspondent, John Howard, reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00076.htm


16: Bradford Assaults Canterbury Student

This account of the incident is from the president of the Canterbury University Postgraduate Students' Society, Donald Anderson. It differs markedly from Bradford's account.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9910/S00037.htm


17: British Oil The Main Beneficiary Of Timor Crisis

SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00056.htm


18: Mad Max 4: The University

MAD MAX 4: THE UNIVERSITY The Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union today described the confrontation between the Minister for Tertiary Education and a Canterbury University student this morning as "the unfortunate result of a lack of Ministerial training".

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9910/S00038.htm


19: First The Beech Contracts … Now What's Next?

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Labour's decision to renege on West Coast beech contracts sends a dire warning about the sanctity of the rest of its policy commitments.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00329.htm


20: Why we need Our Bank

Research showing bank profits are becoming excessive shows why we need a publicly-owned kiwi-bank, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9910/S00317.htm

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