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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 30

Yesterday's Top 20 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Americas Cup - Prada Leads Table As RR2 Ends

Round Robin two of the Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Selection Series ended after three previously cancelled matches were re-sailed from Race 6 of 14 November. Team Prada's yacht Luna Rossa completed the Round Robin yesterday with a total of 46 points, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00101.htm


2: Rankin on Thursday: Damned Lies and the Third "R"

As usual, an election campaign brings out a number of false or misleading statistics, plus a general discomfort with issues that involve numeracy skills. While sometimes they are genuine mistakes, usually the inaccuracies are biased towards the political ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00175.htm


3: Biggest Violation of Democracy in Wgtn's History

“Sunshine, views and public space are under threat on Wellington’s waterfront by development plans,” said Alliance Environment Spokesperson Phillida Bunkle.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00594.htm


4: Beware The Greens' Anti-Human Agenda

"The Alliance want to take us back to the 1930s, which is bad enough," said Libertarianz deputy leader Richard McGrath, "but the Greens would have us huddled together in caves, at the mercy of predators, disease and climatic fluctuation."

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00167.htm


5: Greens Still Lead in Coromandel

The Latest TV One Colmar Brunton Poll shows the Green Paqrty co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons is still in the lead in the crucial seat of Coromandel.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00177.htm


6: ELECTION 1999: Voting In The Dark

The state of democracy in New Zealand looks shot to bits as, only four days out from a general election, nearly half of all voters do not understand how our electoral system works and forty per cent are unaware they will also be required to vote on ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00169.htm


7: 10 Reasons to Dismantle the WTO

United States journalists Russell Mokhiber and Robert Weissman give ten reasons for why the World trade Organisation (WTO) must be disbanded.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00178.htm


8: Americas Cup: Three Great Matches End RR2

Round Robin Two of the Louis Vuitton Cup finished with a flourish on Saturday. Three matches, rescheduled from Race Six, were sailed today. The matches were outstanding - all at one point featured good close match racing by teams fighting for precious ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00102.htm


9: Groundswell of US Farmers Warn Against GE Crops

In a political bombshell today 25 US farming organisations have warned their thousands of members against planting genetically modified seeds. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00179.htm


10: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?

Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house …enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00099.htm


11: Winston Peters: Winz High-Rolling Life

New Zealand First Leader, Rt Hon Winston Peters, has challenged the Prime Minister to explain why WINZ are sub-leasing late-model Mercedes cars at $1100 a month.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00576.htm


12: Delamere's Sacked! Now Settle The Hunger Strikers!

Immigration Minister Tuariki Delamere has been sacked this evening. Prime minister Jenny Shipley has asked the Governor General to withdraw his warrant as Minister of Immigration following disclosure that he authorised permanent residence for Chinese ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00173.htm


13: TV sets to be trashed in town

McGillicuddies will close their campaign and demonstrate their new, more moderate public face by smashing television sets in downtown Wellington tomorrow (Thursday, November 25).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00165.htm


14: Rod Donald Speech - Wrapping Up Green Campaign

If a week is a long time in politics, then a month is a political lifetime. We opened our election campaign exactly one month ago to the day. At that point we had just reached 3.6% in one nationwide poll and Jeanette was poised to take the lead in Coromandel ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00581.htm


15: NEWSFLASH: Shipley Sacks Delamere

Jenny Shipley has just held a press conference to announce that she has sacked Tuariki Delamere who – as Minister of Immigration had signed some authorities involving the investment of Chinese funds in Maori Land – she said it would not be appropriate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00172.htm


16: Selwyn Manning's Election Predictions

Isn’t democracy a fine thing. Just when it seems this country has been governed by self perceived born to rule cronies forever, the population deals out a right old telling off. Yip, here in south Auckland, three terms is long enough. That’s the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00160.htm


17: ELECTION 1999: Jonathan Hill's Election Prediction

Right. As the chances of getting this right are slim indeed, this guess is purely on gut feeling. I'm picking a week of negative campaigning from National is not going to wash well with voters and will eventually be to the party's detriment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00155.htm


18: Short And Sweet: Shipley Vs Clark - Both Lose

Tonight, with four days to go, a much promoted - mano-a-mano - Shipley vs Clark TV special was the centerpiece of the campaign for both major parties on state TV's leading serious channel Television One.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00165.htm


19: Scoop Images: We’ve Got Jonah!

Jonah Lomu has signed to the Wellington Rugby Football Union for two years and will be eligible to play for both the Hurricane’s Super 12 team and the Lions NPC team. There is some talk about the odd game for the Petone club too. Jonah says he is looking ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00168.htm


20: PM might benefit from electorate shock treatment

If she actually inhaled, soon to be ex-Prime Minister Shipley might have gained valuable insight into Kiwi culture, and why she has lost the election campaign, said a Christchurch anti-prohibition campaigner today. Mrs Shipley is expected to suffer serious "electorate ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00160.htm


21: Labour Support For Nat An Historic Shift

The decision of local Labour campaigners to back the National Epsom candidate marks an historic shift in Auckland politics, said National's candidate for Epsom constituency, Richard Worth, today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00164.htm


22: SCOOP ELECTION: John Howard's Election Picks

Contrary to my Scoop colleagues predictions on the outcome of the election, I am favouring a National-led government for the following reasons.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00158.htm


23: TV3 News - Election Poll SHOCK! Special

Election Special - New Poll Extended Coverage - Delamere Sacking Extended Coverage - Americas Cup Fans Sail In From Vladivostok

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00165.htm


24: Scoop Images: Greens Close On A High Note

Members, supporters and candidates of the Green Party of Aotearoa New Zealand gathered together last night in the Great Hall at the Arts Centre in Christchurch to formally celebrate their campaign closure.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00180.htm


25: ELECTION 1999: Alastair Thompson’s Predictions

I find it hard to agree with the prevailing media opinion that this election is headed for a cut and dried victory to Labour. Most of the media commentary on this subject is based on the grand convergence of polls this last Friday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00156.htm


26: Kiwi Patent Foresight Threatens Yahoo! Shopping

A patent which threatens to derail the booming Yahoo! online shopping service was originally drafted in New Zealand by patent attorneys Baldwin Shelston Waters two years ago.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9911/S00093.htm


27: TV One News

Labour In Box Seat - ACT/Nat Negative Ad Campaign Backfires - Delamere Immigration Scheme Doggs PM - ACT Under Siege In Auckland - Delamere Looks Likely To Gain Maori Support - 270,000 Voters Not Enrolled - 14 Year Old Girl Speaks Out On Prostitution ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00166.htm


28: Jeanette Fitzsimon's Closing Campaign Speech

In the first 100 days the Greens would want to develop open, co-operative processes to work constructively with Labour and the Alliance, appoint a Royal Commission on GE, end the West Coast beech and rimu logging, bring a halt to new motorway projects ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00602.htm


29: ENTER THE GREAT SCOOP ELECTION COMPETITION!

Scoop has a fine, unopened bottle of single malt whisky to whomever can correctly predict the election result.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00119.htm


30: Australia's tax advantage an illusion - Labour

"National's sterile arguments about how higher taxes will promote an exodus of talent to Australia are losing credibility as the Australian Government changes its tax policy," Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00588.htm

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