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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 11 November 2007



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1: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 10 November 2007

Scoop Daily Ratings

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

2: Companies Pull Advertising from Californication

Family First Lobby.

Two companies have responded to the concerns of Family First NZ and other family groups by withdrawing any future advertising from TV3’s offensive and pornographic Californication series.

3: Police go for trial by media

Global Peace And Justice Auckland

The leaking to major media outlets of suppressed evidence from last months so-called anti-terror raids is a deliberate attempt by police to orchestrate a trial by media of those arrested.

4: Family First Disgusted with Ministry of Education

Family First Lobby.

Family First is shocked and disgusted with the actions of the Ministry of Education who knew about allegations of sexual abuse at Hato Paora College but did not instruct the school to contact police.

5: Open Letter to the Climate Action Network

Deforestation Watch

Climate change is one of the biggest threats facing mankind since the last ice age. Naturally, many well meaning NGO’s have grouped together to promote action plans that can help mankind avert this impending disaster. One notable grouping is the ...

6: Book Launch: Tuahine Sisters of Porangahau

The Maori Party

If I was a singer, I would start today with one of the waiata from Tangihaku, the work created by sisters Rangitunoa and Whirimako Black, along with their mother, Anituatua.

7: Forum Responds To Requests For Information

New Zealand Government

Climate Change Minister David Parker and Climate Change Leadership Forum chair Stephen Tindall today responded to requests for further information on emissions trading, by a coalition of lobby groups representing intensive energy users.

8: 142 murderers considered ‘minimum security’

New Zealand National Party

National’s Corrections spokesman Simon Power says revelations that 142 convicted murderers are classified as minimum security prisoners demonstrates Labour’s rhetoric on crime is a joke.

9: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 9 November 2007

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10: Samoan PM launches two Pacific organic projects

Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Friday, 9 November 2007, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), CRGA 37, Apia, Samoa - 'Organic agriculture, whether in farming, processing, distribution, or consumption, is to sustain and enhance the health of ecosystems and organism from the smallest ...

11: It’s Looking Good for 2008 says Maori Party

The Maori Party

The Maori Party today is very pleased to learn that the latest Marae Digipoll survey indicates they are well on the way to achieving their aim of taking all seven Maori seats in the 2008 Elections.

12: Arson Attack At Rangiora Primary School

Living Streets

Police and Fire were called to the Ashgrove Primary School in Rangiora to a suspicious fire at approximately 3:50am.

13: Maori Party Pleased with Supreme Court Decision

The Maori Party

The Maori Party has today acknowledged the efforts of the New Zealand Maori Council (NZMC), the Federation of Maori Authorities (FOMA) and Tumu Te Heu Heu, Ariki of Ngati Tuwharetoa, in pursuing the case around the justiciability of the Te Arawa ...

14: March Planned in Support of Human Rights Commision

John Boscawen

I am pleased to announce that I have today lodged an application with the Auckland City Council to lead a protest march down Queen Street, Auckland.

15: New Zealand Lifestyle Block Mythology

Hugh Pavletich

New Zealand Lifestyle Block Mythology – The Need For Rigorous Research Since the early 1980’s - as forced urban consolidation began to “bite” and the process of artificial urban property inflation got underway – as part of the “flight ...

16: Brand-new equipped house - $80,000?

Otago Polytech

Here’s a brain teaser. What kind of educational project both starts and ends with a hammer?

17: Walkable Cities To Combat Obesity

Living Streets

“Newly elected members must fight the obesity epidemic on the streets of our cities!” says Celia Wade-Brown. Ms Wade-Brown has just been re-elected as President of Living Streets Aotearoa and enters her fifth term as a city councillor. A landmark report ...

18: Takeovers Panel Finds Parties Have Not Complied

Takeovers Panel

The Takeovers Panel held a meeting in Auckland on 7 November 2007 to consider a number of matters raised in a complaint to the Panel relating to Kerifresh Limited. This follows an earlier meeting of the Panel held on 16 October 2007.

19: Silver Ferns open world champs with big win

Netball NZ

Power, pace and finishing were all on show as the Silver Ferns cruised to an 85-26 win over Malawi in the opening match of the New World Netball World Championships at The Trusts Stadium, in Auckland tonight.

20: The Outlook for Someday

Connected Media Trust

Insightful, opinionated, original and thoughtful young film-makers entered films for the inaugural The Outlook for Someday sustainability film challenge for young New Zealanders.

21: New Editor for The Press


Mr Holden is currently deputy editor of the newspaper. He replaces Paul Thompson, who has been appointed group executive editor of Fairfax Media.

22: Transit Wqarns Of Overnight Road Closures

Transit New Zealand

Transit would like to advise motorists it will be carrying out specialised road surfacing work to a section of the northbound lanes on SH1 at the top of Ngauranga Gorge from Sunday night.

23: Use Statistics NZ Staff Escalate Industrial Action


Field interviewers have stopped sending information on price changes used to compile the Food Price Index (FPI) and the Cost Post Index (CPI).

24: New Curriculum, New Minister, Same Flawed System

Libertarianz Party

Libertarianz Party Education Spokesman Phil Howison today welcomed Chris Carter as the new Minister of Education, and offered three suggestions for Carter to improve New Zealand schools. "With a new minister and a new curriculum, this is a great ...

25: Rural communities at heart of agriculture research

Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Friday, 9 November 2007, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), CRGA 37, Apia, Samoa – Putting rural communities in the driver’s seat of agricultural research and extension is clearly what the EU-funded Development of Sustainable Agriculture ...

26: Media Moronry in Wannabe Terrorists' Let-Off

Solo New Zealand

The media and the rest of the nation's Political Correctness Nazis are undulating in a feeding frenzy of phony indignation about hurt feelings and damaged relationships in the wake of the Solicitor-General's finding that the wannabe terrorists can't ...

27: Avoid gathering food from the Ruahapia Stream

Hawke's Bay District Health Board

Hawke’s Bay District Health Board’s medical officer of health, Dr Caroline McElnay has issued a public health warning advising members of the public to avoid taking any food from the Ruahapia Stream (Near the Showgrounds /Ellwood Road area) downstream ...

28: SFWU Groundstaff Negotiations Update

Air New Zealand

Air New Zealand has issued lockout notices to the SFWU over bargaining for a new Collective Employment Agreement. The notices affect approximately 145 of Air New Zealand's 3300 groundstaff, predominantly at Auckland International Airport and Cargo.

29: Mint Shot: It Pays To Watch

It pays to watch … and that’s exactly what Marc Ellis and the team wants you to do when they launch their new entertainment website on Monday 12th November.

30: 95th Commemoration of unionist killed by NZ police

National Distribution Union

While debate surrounding the Terrorism Suppression Act continues, unionists and activists will remember the life of an unionists murdered 95 years ago by police and the strike breakers they employed, says the National Distribution Union.


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