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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings November 23 2008

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

1: Billy Bowden garners prestigious Arthritis Award

Arthritis New Zealand

Billy Bowden, internationally renowned cricket umpire, is set to receive the Arthritis New Zealand Business Development Award for his contribution, as ambassador for the charitable organisation. The ceremony, held at the Waipuna Hotel in Auckland on ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00218.htm


2: Top Gear Live tickets ready for a sell-out
DMG World Media

Blink and You’ll Miss it! Top Gear Live tickets ready for a sell-out – public release 9:00am Monday 24th
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00223.htm


3: PM John Key's Address To APEC CEO Summit
New Zealand Government

Prime Minister John Key's Address to the CEO Summit, APEC Business Advisory Council (ABAC)
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00199.htm


4: Tributes flow for Helen Clark on The Big Idea
The Big Idea

Tributes for Helen Clark, former Prime Minister and Minister for Arts, Culture and Heritage, have flowed into The Big Idea , from arts leaders and the creative community.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00227.htm


5: Go Bus open to weekend negotiations
Go Bus

Go Bus has accepted the National Distribution Union’s (NDU) decision to back down from further planned strike action as a sign of good faith, and is willing to continue negotiating for a settlement over the weekend.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00405.htm


6: The Mapp Report - Wayne Mapp
New Zealand National Party

It is now two weeks since the election. The new government has been sworn in, and is now hard at work.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00200.htm


7: What is your Motorcycle Really Worth?
Medianet

Now, people all over New Zealand are able to find out the true value of either the motorcycle they currently own or a motorcycle they are thinking of buying… simply with just a few mouse clicks.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00404.htm


8: NZ now a joke in Europe, says carbon trader
Carbon News

A leading New Zealand carbon trader says international markets can no longer take New Zealand seriously, carbon trading has come to a standstill and experts are warning business not to think carbon pricing has gone away.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00378.htm


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Copyright Licensing Ltd

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0607/S00101.htm


10: Bond Style Supercars at SkyCity Show
SKYCITY

Skycity And The A1GP World Cup Of Motorsport Deliver Grand Prix, Bond-Style Supercars To Aucklanders
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00228.htm


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Scoop Daily Ratings

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00306.htm


12: Remote Jarawa Tribe Kill Poacher
Survival International

Two days after members of the remote Jarawa tribe attacked a group of poachers inside their reserve, killing one and wounding three, Survival today released exclusive footage of the Jarawa, taken during a recent investigation in India’s Andaman Islands.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00365.htm


13: G20 Declaration Insufficient But Better ILO News
ITUC

Brussels, 21 November 2008 (ITUC OnLine): The first meeting of G20 leaders on the world economic crisis, while setting a road map that has the potential to create a new financial regulatory agenda, has nevertheless fallen short on some major areas ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00363.htm


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New Zealand National Party

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0701/S00185.htm


15: Kiwis congratulated for historic win
New Zealand Government

The Acting Prime Minister, Bill English, is congratulating the Kiwis on winning last night's 2008 Rugby League World Cup.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00201.htm


16: Government Needs To Act Urgently On Teacher Supply
NZEI

Latest birth rate statistics should send a clear message to the new government that teacher recruitment and retention need to be placed at the top of its education agenda, according to the education sector union NZEI Te Riu Roa.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0811/S00061.htm


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Association of Salaried Medical Specialists

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0811/S00069.htm


18: Fixed Term Rates (ANZ) effective 24.11.08
ANZ Bank

Friday 21 November: We advise the following changes to housing rates.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00406.htm


19: Moving in the Right Direction
NZ Centre For Political Debate

Last week, US President George Bush launched a vigorous defence of the free market, stating that the only long-term solution to the global financial crisis is sustained economic growth. He explained that the surest path to growth is the free market and ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00293.htm


20: Human Rights Observers Start Hunger Strike
International Solidarity Movement

Massiyahu Prison, Lida, Israel (20 November, 2008) - Three Human Rights Observers (HRO) with the International Solidarity Movement began a hunger strike today in protest over the illegal confiscation of Paestinian fishing boats by Israel. The three HROs, ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00361.htm


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Michael Collins

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http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00307.htm


22: IBF speaks out on Hebei Spirit treatment
IBF

The IBF today condemned the treatment of the Hebei Spirit officers detained in South Korea and pledged its members to do all they can to secure their release.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00362.htm


23: Big Boys Toys 2008 the Biggest in Years.
DMG World Media

Australian motorcycle team the Honda Cunningstunts thrills the crowd at Big Boys Toys at Auckland Showgrounds.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00224.htm


24: ERMA Warned Over Inadequate Monitoring GE Animals
GE Free NZ

GE Free NZ in food and environment in concerned that transgenic animal experiments in New Zealand are being undertaken without sufficient knowledge of the constructs being created, or analysis of the effects of cloning.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0311/S00094.htm


25: NZ General Election 2008 - Official Results
Chief Electoral Office

The Chief Electoral Officer has declared the official results for the 2008 General Election.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00295.htm


26: Unions Develop Strategies Against Forced Labour
ITUC

Brussels, 21 November 2008 (ITUC OnLine): An International Conference on Forced Labour and Human Trafficking, organised by the ITUC, its Pan-European Regional Council (PERC), the European Trade Union Confederation and the Greek General Confederation of Labour ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00364.htm


27: Abandoned Ship Sparks Air Force Call Out
New Zealand Defence Force

The Fiji Rescue Co-ordination Centre (RCC) in conjunction with RCC New Zealand, and after consultation with their counterparts in Taipei, has suspended the Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) involvement in the search for 29 fishermen missing in the ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00294.htm


28: Māngere families graduate from Computers in Homes
Computers In Homes

However 100,000 Kiwi families with school-aged children are still waiting for access to ICT for their education...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0811/S00059.htm


29: Aucklands Sexiest Named
ACP Media

Nightline presenter Samantha Hayes and Outrageous Fortune star Kirk Torrance have been named the sexiest Aucklanders for 2008.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00222.htm


30: Gerry Brownlee To Open Pike River Coal Mine
Pike River Coal

Economic Development Minister Gerry Brownlee will formally open Pike River’s new underground mine next Thursday (27 November) as coal stockpiles start to grow.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00399.htm

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