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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 12 November 2006


Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...

1: Ex-Pats Soak Up Patriotic Glow Of NZ Memorial

Kevin List

The unveiling of the New Zealand Memorial in London's Hyde Park provided the chance for Kiwi ex-pats to wander along and show their respects to the veterans that had made the trip over and, also to pay their respects to those that have fallen in battle.

2: Images: New Zealand Memorial Ceremony

Kevin List

While Scoop was busy getting the vibe from the ex-pat Kiwi community the official New Zealand Defence Force photographer Rachel Main had what many English Paparazzi can only dream about – the chance to snap the entire Royal family at the unveiling ...

3: Cheerio Blighty - London After Dark

Kevin List

With a whistle stop tour of London drawing to an end Scoop took the opportunity to capture sparkling London at night before all the global warming spoilsports ruin the fun of this brightly illuminated town.

4: Les Yeux on France: Why Marseille is Different

Yasmine Ryan - Les Yeux on France

Scoop's Yasmine Ryan reports that a Molotov cocktail attack on bus 32 in Marseille’s 13th arrondissement on 28 October marked the anniversary of the beginning of the 2005 riot, during which marginalised youths vented their anger at the French state.

5: TV One Agenda Stories

TV One

No one knew how much it would cost to upgrade Eden Park when the successful bid for the World Cup was made last year.

6: UN Climate Change Negotiations Progressing

United Nations

Climate change negotiations at a United Nations conference in Nairobi are progressing toward decisions on key issues that include adaptation, financial mechanisms, deforestation, technology transfer and capacity building, officials there said today. Yvo de Boer, ...

7: Blair and Clark: Food Miles And Terror

Kevin List

For New Zealand's Prime Minister the prospect of NZ's export sector being hit by hard by food miles - the theory that the further food has to travel to market, the worse its impact on the environment is a terrifying one – for the United Kingdom's ...

8: Scoop FULL COVERAGE Of London Memorial Unveiling

Scoop Full Coverage

FULL COVERAGE: The unveiling of the New Zealand Memorial in London's Hyde Park provided the chance for Kiwi ex-pats to wander along and show their respects to the veterans that had made the trip over and, also to pay their respects to those that have fallen ...

9: Prepaid Broadband In Box Now Available From Woosh


Woosh Wireless today announced the launch this coming Monday, 13 November of Woosh Broadband in a Box, New Zealand’s first prepaid broadband service.

10: Supergold Card Welcomed

New Zealand Government

Minister for Senior Citizens Ruth Dyson today welcomed the announcement of details of the Supergold Card for older New Zealanders.

11: PM: Address to the London School of Economics

New Zealand Government

Thank you for the invitation to address an audience at the London School of Economics once again.

12: PM: Address to the NZ Memorial Dedication Ceremony

New Zealand Government

The dedication of the New Zealand Memorial by Her Majesty the Queen brings to fruition a project long planned for.

13: Nelson Man Wins A Million

New Zealand Lotteries Commission

Nelson father, Richard Clarke has become the fourth person to win $1 million live on Lotto's Winning Wheel, says NZ Lotteries Chief Executive, Todd McLeay.

14: Images: Media Feast While Vets Have Lunch

Kevin List

A couple of days out from the unveiling of the New Zealand memorial in Hyde Park the veterans that have travelled with the NZ Defence force had a slap up lunch at the top of New Zealand House.

15: Lebanon: Indonesian Troops Arrive To Boost UN

United Nations

Indonesian troops arrived today in Lebanon to boost the enhanced United Nations peacekeeping force there to almost 10,000, made up of soldiers from 21 different countries, the mission said.

16: Rights Network Calls for Justice

The East Timor Action Network ETAN

November 12, 2006 - On the fifteenth anniversary of the infamous massacre at Santa Cruz cemetery in Timor-Leste, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) called for justice for its victims and their families, as well as the many others ...

17: Cerebos Gregg’s Roasts Up Success

Wildbean Cafe Coffee Festival

Cerebos Gregg’s, New Zealand’s largest coffee roaster, tonight came out tops at the Wildbean Cafe© Coffee Festival and Awards at North Harbour Stadium winning the Supreme Award for Orb coffee. Over 60 roasters from around New Zealand entered ...

18: Housing Market Steady In September Quarter

Mike Pero

The housing market steadied in the September quarter compared with the previous three-month quarter, with the national market entering the third quarter of a downturn. The Mike Pero Mortgages-Infometrics Property Cycle Indicator (PCI) was minus 5.9 for the September ...

19: Top Baristas Compete For National Title Today

Robert Harris

Nine finalists from all over the country will, today compete for the ultimate title of ‘NZ National Barista of the Year’ at the NZ National Barista Awards brought to you by Robert Harris. The Awards, now in their sixth year, will be staged at North ...

20: Industrial action disrupts 6pm News, Sunday show

Engineering Printing and Manufacturing Union

Engineering, Printing and Manufacturing Union and Public Service Association unionised workers at TVNZ took lightning industrial action from 2:15pm to 7:30pm today resulting in disruption to TV One cornerstone current affairs show, Sunday, as well as the ...

21: Peoples Choice: Focus On The Job

Peoples Choice

The Manukau City election ticket Peoples Choice is calling on elected members of the Manurewa Residents Ticket to put their in-fighting to one side and focus on the job of improving the Manurewa community.

22: Impulse Buying Major Cause Budget Blowout

TNS Research

Impulse supermarket buying is a major cause of New Zealanders Christmas budget blowouts, according to a nationwide survey released today, with females aged 40-49 most at risk.

23: UN Refugee Agency Applauds Argentina

United Nations

The United Nations refugee agency today welcomed Argentina’s recent approval of a refugee law, saying it provides a solid framework for protection of rights, and noting in particular its special provisions for refugee women and children.

24: Annan Urges End To Attacks Near Dafur

United Nations

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan today decried the growing violence near the Central African Republic’s border with the strife-torn Darfur region of Sudan, while the top UN human rights official warned that attacks in West Darfur could intensify ...

25: Air New Zealand Launches Wine Scholarship

Air NZ

Air New Zealand will literally take our most promising young winemakers to the world with the addition of a new 12-month wine scholarship to its Inspiring New Zealanders scholarship programme.

26: Carlaw Park Option Must Be Put On Table

Auckland City Council

The Chairs of three key Auckland City Council committees – responsible for Environment, Urban Design, Transport and Recreation – are in agreement with Epsom MP Rodney Hide, Parnell community representatives and top Auckland architects and urban designers ...

27: Women’s Panel ‘Ahead Of Its Time’

United Nations

Annan Praises UN Women’s Panel On 60th Anniversary For Being ‘Ahead Of Its Time’

28: Flower Show first big event for new Interchange

Auckland Regional Council

Aucklanders using public transport to visit the Ellerslie International Flower Show from 15-19 November will benefit from the train-bus connection the new Manurewa Interchange offers as well as from using direct bus services to visit the Show.

29: Tourist Rapist Deserves Bullet Says Watchdog

Sensible Sentencing Trust

The men involved in the rape of a Dutch tourist deserve a bullet says a Justice Watchdog. The rape of a Dutch tourist on her honeymoon has so infuriated the Sensible Sentencing Trust they are demanding the Government hold a binding referendum so the public can ...

30: Greens shocked to find lethal weapons sold as toys

Green Party

Green Party MP Sue Bradford has asked the Minister of Consumer Affairs to investigate after a report that potentially lethal weapons are being sold to children.


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