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Scoop Today - Weekend Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the weekend were...

1: 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


2: 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


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: 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


7: 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


8: The Indonesian Threat To Australian Security

Australia fears an East Timor invasion, not from pro-independence militiamen, but from pesky insects, snails and weeds. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00080.htm


9: 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


10: 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


11: 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


12: 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


13: National Abandons Property Owners

"Which National Socialist are we to believe," wonders Libertarianz Spokesman Peter Cresswell, "the one blathering about 'forging a brighter future for rural people', or the one today giving cretinous councillors the authority to impose spot ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00079.htm


14: Scoop Images: Welcome To Camperdown Studios

Scoop visits Peter Jackson's Camperdown studios: Welcome To Camperdown - Camperdown Carpark - The Gates Of Camperdown - Camperdown Barracks.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00046.htm


15: Dump the Treaty

"The Treaty of Waitangi has become an instrument of apartheid and should be dumped." That is the view of Libertarianz leader and broadcaster Lindsay Perigo, and that is the policy of his party, reconfirmed today. "It is touted as the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9910/S00081.htm


16: 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


17: 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


18: Green Policy Student Focused

The Aotearoa Post-compulsory Student Union has applauded the intentions shown by Rod Donald and the Green Party with the release of their Tertiary Education Policy today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9910/S00048.htm


19: Scoop Archive: TV3 News

Cityjet Grounded - Sweat Shop - Health Fraud - WWI Pardons - Winz Row - Timberlands - Jakarta Unrest - East Timor - America's Cup Opening Parade

http://www.scoop.co.nz/archive/scoop/stories/81/79/199910151816.c5d9b158.html


20: Poll Shows Gap Between Main Parties Closing

Labour has been given a message by the latest TV3 C.M Research Poll. It needs the Green Party in Parliament to become Government. And National is short of gaining a majority as ACT lags in the polls. The gap between the two major parties is closing. ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00052.htm


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