Scoop Weekend - Yesterday's Top 20
Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
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.
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….
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).
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 .
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
A number of links to various reports, briefings and accounts of the military coup in Pakistan. All from the Scoop archives.
West Coast Labour MP Damien O'Connor is undermining his own leader Helen Clark over beech logging contracts, the Green Party says.
State Services Minister, Simon Upton, condemned Labour deputy leader Michael Cullen's willingness to threaten public servants as "outrageous".
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 ...
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.
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.
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 ...
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".
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.
Research showing bank profits are becoming excessive shows why we need a publicly-owned kiwi-bank, Alliance leader Jim Anderton says.