Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20
Scoop's Top 20 yesterday was dominated by the America's cup and Hobbitton Pics...
(Scoop apologises for the delay in service this morning - we encountered a temporary technical glitch...)
Americas Cup officials have given approval to the New York Yacht Club backed Young America team to race its substitute boat USA 58.
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.
The two photos above one apparently of the same scene - appear to confirm that the Hobbit Town photos published this morning by the Dominion are indeed real - even if they do look a little too toy townish.
Scoop is delighted to present to Frodo and Bilbo Baggin’s house in the Waikato – Bag End. Now we are getting magical….
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.
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.
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 ...
There are times I worry about Winston; Peters that is, not that notorious party hopper Churchill. Every time he says "MMP" I sense another percentage point of anti-MMP sentiment. And when he talks about watertight coalition documents and talks ...
So far the Dominion is sticking behind its photos of Hobbiton published this morning. Scoop however thinks they remain rather fishy looking.
The latest TV One Colmar Brunton poll of the Coromandel seat shows Green Party co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons nosing ahead of encumbent National MP Murray McLean.
The Sydney Olympics Organisation (SOCOG) secretly withdrew 800,000 prime tickets after the public ballot had closed and diverted them to an exclusive premium ticket scheme for the rich, SOCOG this week admitted to an upper house Parliamentary enquiry. ...
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.
National's decision to convene a mid campaign Caucus meeting is a sure sign of pre-election nervousness turning to blind panic, Labour MP Pete Hodgson said today.
This election is the most wide open in recent history. If you average the polls, the centre right and the left are neck and neck. Without doubt the final leaders' debate between Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark will be crucial.
A certain Dennis Avery is in NZ saying amazing things about organic farming and world hunger which upsets me no end. Having spent since late 1992 working in countries where famine and disease are regular calendar features, what Mr. Avery stands for ...
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….
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:
The US Congress has voted for a budget bill not to pay its $900 million arrears to the UN possibly leaving the country without a General Assembly vote come 31 December. Clinton has vetoed the bill but loss of a US vote in the UN could be positive particularly ...
"Current NZ defence policy relies on the UN responding to threats to NZ security. But this may not be anything we can rely on," warns Libertarianz Defence Spokesman Robert Winefield.
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