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Scoop Ratings - Today's Top 20

On the first day of the last month of the 2nd Millennium the top 20 rating items on Scoop are...

1: Americas Cup - Leading Prada Team Rigs Up New Boat

Italy's Prada team will pull out its second yacht Luna Rossa ITA 48 to race the round robin 3 challenger match races on Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Prada notched up a formidable lead in both previous round robins in the Americas Cup Louis Vuitton challenger series ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00119.htm


2: Who Has Copyright To The Election Results?

The strange tale of the election night graphic. Scoop replies and says it is not, "vicious", as has been alleged today elsewhere in the media.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00218.htm


3: 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


4: Scoop Column: Wellington Weather Report

Where is the elation? Scoop is not having a good week. The weather is crap. If this is the weather we get under a Labour government then they are in for a short stay. Alastair Thompson reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00217.htm


5: Column: WTO Protests - Beware Bullshit Alert

The WTO meeting in Geneva is NOT being attended by all the nations of the World - including China - for the sole purpose of attacking US Labour conditions. Kofi Annan is not in Seattle to try to hand over the world to a global conspiracy. Scoop’s Alastair ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00002.htm


6: Spirit Drinkers Left Out and Supermarkets Missing

From today (1 December), shoppers looking to place a bottle of their favourite spirit into their trolley will not be able to enjoy the same supermarket convenience and competitiveness as they do with beer and wine. Supermarkets are excluded from a share ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9912/S00003.htm


7: On Line Sex Comes To New Zealand

Just when you thought the full-page glossy ad for a Wellington strip bar in the Yellow Pages took the cake, the seedy side of the internet has now infiltrated godzone.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00211.htm


8: WTO Corporates Pay $250,000 For Dinners

While upwards of 50,000 protesters are on the streets of Seattle demonstrating against the World Trade Organisation, the corporates are paying up to US$250,000 each to attend ceremonies and ministerial dinners. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9912/S00001.htm


9: Australia Braces Itself for Kiwi Exodus

Not. Australia's 400,000 Kiwis are unlikely to heed the new Government's call to return to rebuild NZ's shattered economy. Based on the 1996 result, only 2% of us voted in the General Election, even though the majority would still be eligible to ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00213.htm


10: The best kept secret of the election campaign

The labour Party has apologised to a West Auckland family after party president Bob Harvey lowered his pants and abused a man in public.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00214.htm


11: Cyber-Activists Strike At WTO’s Seattle Summit

Internet activism makes it's first public outing from the Britain TODAY. A group of environmental activists, computer programmers and Internet specialists will, for the next 4 days, run a 'virtual action' dedicated to disrupting or even closing the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9911/S00119.htm


12: 1999 Roger Award Finalists

FINALISTS NAMED FOR THE ROGER AWARD FOR THE WORST TRANSNATIONAL CORPORATION IN NEW ZEALAND IN 1999

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU9911/S00110.htm


13: Nat/Lab "Gerrymander" Responsible For Vote Delay

United New Zealand leader, Hon Peter Dunne, is blaming the National/Labour "gerrymander" of the MMP voting paper as the reason why Saturday's vote count was so slow.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00631.htm


14: Union Calls For 5 Days Of Christmas

UNION CALLS FOR 5 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS FOR THOSE WHO HAVE SUFFERED THE MOST UNDER NATIONAL PARTY RULE

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00192.htm


15: So Just What Is The Third Way?

During the election campaign few journalists or political commentators picked-up on Helen Clark's comments about the “Third Way”. So what is the “Third Way” which America's Clinton, Britain’s Blair and Germany's Schroeder have been following. John ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00207.htm


16: Pull Up! Pull Up! We’re going to crash!

The Green Party says the incoming Labour-led government should back off National’s zealous pursuit of trade liberalisation and instead embrace fair trade policies.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9912/S00003.htm


17: 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


18: 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


19: Prime Minister Welcomes Lower Drinking Age

Prime Minister Jenny Shipley called on New Zealand to develop a culture of moderation as the lower drinking age comes into effect.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00633.htm


20: Tragic Death Of A Brave New Zealander

New Zealanders' hearts go out for the brave serviceman who has died on service in East Timor, Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9912/S00001.htm

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