The top 20 rating items on Scoop over the long weekend were...
Responding to the hints of a couple of US Lord of The Rings websites – http://www.lordoftherings.com/ and http://www.onering.net/ - Scoop earlier this week informed its star Hobbit paparazzi of a reported sighting of Gandalf’s exploding trees in Upper Hutt.
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….
Scoop wouldn’t normally so shamelessly lift a photo from a newspaper but in this instance the claim in the Mirror/Daily Record that this is the “first” picture of the Lord of the Rings secret Kingdom, is, respectfully disputed.
As the official Halloween campaign launch days - for both Labour and National - approach, polls show a tightening gap between the two major parties. And finally, as we pass the half way mark of the campaign, some much needed humour (intentional ...
ID4 has sent me some startling news! This may not be accurate, but ID4 does have some expierence in the field of CGI art, he first sent me this:
HONG KONG -- The first crack in the US government's version of the May 7 bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade came from an agency of the US government. Now, five months later, the official story has crumbled almost entirely -- but you'd never ...
Scoop welcomes Jordan Carter to our weekly columnist fold. He enjoys a good argument, and thrives on provoking debate. Today he offers a "bit of a hello" and sticks it to Winston Peters. Go Jordan! View "On The Left" exclusively on Scoop.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so anyway, there I was in Melbourne when Jeff Kennett got rolled. Did you know I was there at either end of Auckland's great Ranfurly Shield run, too?
ACT Campaign Director Nick Stravs today said ACT New Zealand has not selected a candidate for the Coromandel seat and has until nomination day to make that decision.
‘Bomber’, aka Martyn Bradbury, has agreed to present the ‘Whittaker’s Good Honest Election Campaign Report, on youth radio station Channel Z between 9pm-10.30pm from Sunday 24 October through to Sunday 21 November as part of an effort to get young ...
ACT chairman Sir Roger Douglas and ACT Rongotai candidate Stephen Franks will be arguing that 'New Zealand is in serious trouble and it's time to do something about it.' in Seatoun this Tuesday night.
The Green Party was buoyed by a poll today showing that in a neck-and-neck race for the Coromandel seat with National, the Greens had the potential for a significant increase in votes.
ACT's withdrawal from Coromandel confirms the Right is running scared over Green support in the key seat, Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons said today.
ACT Leader Richard Prebble has hailed Time magazine's choice of two ACT figures in Time's '100 Most Influential People of the South Pacific'.
The Pentagon wants to ban ATM bank charges on all military bases in the US and around the world. The move has delighted politicians and consumer watchdog groups. John Howard reports.
NZ First leader, Winston Peters, decided to play journalist in a speech yesterday and again attacked the media saying it was dumbed-down and will trot out any old rubbish and pass it off as news. John Howard reports.
Elected officials and public servants rather than businessmen are still seen as the "least likeable" occupational group in US prime time entertainment programming. And guess what - it's TV's fault. John Howard reports.
The All Blacks are through to the semi-finals against France after a comfortable but unspectacular win over a spirited Scotland side 30 – 18 at Murrayfield this morning. (NZT)
Unemployment is again the number one issue for voters in this election, says a NZ Herald DigiPoll. Simon Collins reports.