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Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

Today's top 20 rating items on Scoop are...

1: Americas Cup Report - Who Won, Who Lost, And More

It was like a replay of the sinking of OneAustralia off San Francisco in 1995. The New York Yacht Club's Young America yacht split almost in two while racing in heavy wind today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00052.htm


2: Americas Cup Challenger Series Full Report

Disaster struck the New York Yacht Club's challenge for the Americas Cup today as Young America split almost in half in moderate seas on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Here too is a full report on team standings, points, who races who and the weather.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00053.htm


3: Scoop Images: Where Bilbo And Frodo Live – Really!

Warning Lord Of The Rings Spoiler photos…. courtesy of Scoop’s content partner http://www.theonering.net/ Scoop brings the first published pictures of Froddo and Bilbo Baggins house, in the Waikato.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00075.htm


4: Scoop Images: Dom's Stale Hobbit Photos Are Fake!

More than three weeks after Scoop first published a picture of, allegedly, the home of a Hobbit from the Lord of the Rings, and the day after we published aerial photos of the Waikato set the Dominion News Paper have run two highly dubious – and probably ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00081.htm


5: Left Break Away - 13 per cent Between Main Parties

A TV 3 CM Research Poll shows National slumping in support down five per cent to 28 per cent with Labour gaining four per cent to 41 per cent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00070.htm


6: 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


7: International Socialist Conference in Parliament

The challenges of globalisation are on the agenda of leaders from more than 140 nations attending the three-day Socialist International conference in Paris. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00080.htm


8: Americas Cup Challenger Series RR2 Begins

The second Round Robin of the Louis Vuitton Cup (the Challenger Selection Series for the XXX America's Cup) started Today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00028.htm


9: Prebble Spits Dummy Over Arts Interview

The wheels temporarily came off the ACT machine over the weekend when National Radio played a pre-recorded interview with party leader Richard Prebble on ACT’s views on funding for the arts. Jonathan Hill writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00065.htm


10: U.S. Relations With NZ At Post 1985 "Highpoint"

Today the US Senate Foreign Affairs committee voted to approve a new Ambassador to NZ. Former Senator Carol Moseley-Braun now awaits only a final vote in the senate to confirm her appointment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00078.htm


11: Poll Shock For Prebble in Wellington Central

Last nights TV One Colmar Brunton Poll of Wellington Central has revealed a cliffhanger race for the seat of parliament with ACT leader Richard Prebble on 47 per cent and Labour’s Marian Hobbs on 48 per cent of the electorate vote.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00073.htm


12: OneRing.Net: That Photo a FAKE?!

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:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00089.htm


13: Oh, to be in England - Upton On Line

Life in New Zealand is so much more difficult these days than it is in England. At least that's what our English friend Dr Cullen must be thinking.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00234.htm


14: Govt. turns decent NZers into criminals

The Government's mishandling of the new drivers' licence regime has turned nearly quarter of a million New Zealanders into 'criminals', Labour transport spokesperson Harry Duynhoven said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00190.htm


15: Dunne Slams Delamere's Racist Immigration Depart.

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, says Immigration Minister Tuariki Delamere is guilty of the most amazing double standards by running a racist Immigration Department abroad, while pandering at home to Maori radicals like Tame Iti.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00223.htm


16: 45 Years Old - The Age Of Injustice

Most of us think 45 isn't really old and it's strange to call them older workers. But, according to the Australian National Congess on Ageing, bosses are unfairly disadvantaging older people. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00071.htm


17: Scoop Images: Clyde Quay Face Off In Wgtn Central

On the night a poll was released showing Wellington Central to be a knife edge battle – with Labour’s Marion Hobbs on 48% to Richard Prebbles 47% - Clyde Quay School was the venue for another round of bait the candidates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00076.htm


18: National accounts appalling news for the economy

Labour deputy Leader Michael Cullen said the Provisional National Accounts released today contained appalling news for the economy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9911/S00029.htm


19: Anderton fires nuke missile at 'fruitcake fringe'

The nuclear issue is back on the political agenda with Alliance leader Jim Anderton today challenging Act and National to spell out their intentions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00207.htm


20: 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


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