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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 26 October 2009

Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 26 October 2009

1: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 24 October 2009

Scoop Daily Ratings

1: Pacific Islands are being ‘hung out to dry’ Oxfam Today, Pacific Islanders waded out into the sea and hung 350 T-shirts, each printed with the name of a different island, on a series of giant washing lines to highlight the insufficient action being ...

2: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 25 October 2009

Scoop Daily Ratings

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

3: GE Food Safety and Labelling

SOIL and HEALTH Assn of NZ

Food Safety Minister Kate Wilkinson needs to ensure a comprehensive review of the labelling of genetically engineered (GE) food ingredients and GE food safety in New Zealand, now that 40 different GE food applications have been approved for use in ...

4: Q+A: Holmes IV Christopher Lord Patten of Barnes


Points of interest: - Copenhagen climate conference is the world’s “most difficult and important negotiation that’s taken place for a century”; bigger than Versailles - To counter climate change countries each “have to actually not only do what we ...

5: Printer Exposed for Copyright Theft

Copyright Licensing Ltd

New Zealand's print copyright agency, CLL has uncovered illegal copying activity by a printer based in Auckland's Takapuna and warns others that copying published works without permission is breaking the law.

6: Labour to meet ACC protestors

Department Of Labour

A petition signed by more than 4000 people opposed to cuts in counselling support for victims of sexual abuse will tomorrow be delivered to ACC Minister Nick Smith and Labour will be there to add its support for the petition, says Labour’s Victims ...

7: Home Loan Affordability Worst Since late 20008

Rising house prices and interest rates combined in September to weaken home loan affordability to its worst level since December 2008, the BNZ Home Loan Affordability measure shows.

8: Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival

Taranaki Rhododendron Festival

A multi-media audio visual garden experience projected onto a hexagonal set of screens will be a virtual walk-in Taranaki garden experience in this year’s Taranaki Rhododendron & Garden Festival.

9: Presentation of Petition to Parliament

NZ Psychotherapists Association

Over the course of the last six weeks nearly four thousand concerned professionals, clients and members of the general public have signed the online petition : Urgent Action: Delay implementation of any changes to the Sensitive Claims Scheme hosted ...

10: Q+A Panel: Holmes, Arseneau, Moore & McCarten


PAUL We've just heard from both sides of the MMP debate what did our panel think. First of all Therese, I talked to Peter Shirtcliffe and Metiria Turei about the process, this 2011 referendum and then if we need another one 2014, is it too long?

11: Newmarket switches on more CCTV

Newmarket Business Association

The Newmarket Business Association has just expanded its network of CCTV security cameras through central Newmarket, following the well publicised success of its first round of cameras installed last year.

12: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 23 October 2009

Scoop Daily Ratings

1: State Of Affairs Surrounding TOA Petroleum Government Of The Cook Islands The Government has engaged a Queen’s Counsel to examine the entire state of affairs surrounding TOA Petroleum and the Government’s position and provide advice on the ...

13: Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety

University of Canterbury

Food regulator should seek more information before approving GM soybeans DP-305423-1 The Centre for Integrated Research in Biosafety (INBI) has made two submissions to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) on their draft recommendation to approve ...

14: Q+A: Holmes IV Metiria Turei & Peter Shirtcliffe


Points of interest Peter Shirtcliffe: - “I would vote for either FPP or MMP” - Government should have a “one shot referendum” in 2011; as it is it’s “a Clayton’s referendum” Points of interest Metiria Turei: - Greens co-leader accuses ...

15: Power leaves for talks in Singapore and Malaysia

New Zealand Government

State Owned Enterprises, Commerce, and Associate Finance Minister Simon Power leaves today to attend four days of meetings in Singapore and Malaysia. In Singapore he will attend bilateral meetings with the Minister for Finance and the Minister for ...

16: Asian communities consulted over Super City

New Zealand Police

Associate Labour Ethnic Affairs Spokesperson Raymond Huo has released a consultation paper on the proposed involvement of the Asian community in Auckland’s new Super City. Raymond Huo, speaking at the opening of the Botany Labour Party branch in Auckland ...

17: Kiwis Say '350'

350 Wellington

How many of us does it take to make a giant kiwi? How many of us does it take it show that we care? On 24 October Wellingtonians declared they are willing to change so the climate does not have to and that they want New Zealand leaders to take action.

18: Online Retailer Calls for End to Plastic Monopoly

A successful online business owner says the Commerce Commission’s decision to allow a surcharge on credit card users will slow growth in New Zealand's export earnings.

19: Joyce to attend Pacific Forum Economic Meeting

New Zealand Government

Associate Finance Minister Steven Joyce will attend the Pacific Forum Economic Ministers’ Meeting from 26-28 October in Rarotonga.

20: AusBiotech 2009 hosts largest UK delegation ever


AusBiotech 2009 hosts largest UK delegation ever Monday 26 October 2009 - The United Kingdom will send its largest biotechnology delegation ever to AusBiotech 2009, the premier Australasian biotechnology conference this week in Melbourne, Australia confirming ...

21: Lockout Over, Cheese Workers Win Collective Agmnt

Dairy Workers Union

The month-long lockout of workers at Talleys-owned Open Country Cheese is over after workers have secured their goal of collective employment agreement to cover their jobs.

22: Single vehicle crash Rimutaka Hill

New Zealand Police

At about 10am on Sunday 25 October 2009, Police discovered debris and serious damage to a fence, just south of Muldoon's Corner, on State Highway Two, Rimutaka Hill, Upper Hutt.

23: What Caused Flight 901 To Crash Into Erebus?


On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the death of Air NZ’s Flight 901 hitting Mt Erebus in Antarctica killing 257 people, journalist Janet McIntyre looks at what really caused the crash.

24: A Right Royal Christmas

Scholastic NZ Ltd

A Right Royal Christmas is a new Christmas children’s book being launched on Sunday 1st November, at 2:00 pm, St Heliers Library! It will be a fun event for all ages, with yummy festive nibbles, a fun puppet show, a reading by the author Lucy Davey ...

25: Missing Person Seini Weatherall

New Zealand Police

The missing 75 year old Auckland woman Seini Weatherall, has been found in inner city auckland. Her condition is currently being assessed.

26: Festival enhances Hindu-Maori relations

Hindu Council of New Zealand

Rotorua Deepawali Festival 2009 turns to be an important milestone for Hindu-Maori relations (whakawhanaungatanga). A number of Maori cultural traditions such as karakia, powhiri, kapa haka will be performed on Saturday, 7th November 2009 to commemorate ...

27: Rimutaka Hill S.H. 2 are now closed to traffic

New Zealand Police

Both lanes of the Rimutaka Hill S.H. 2 are now closed to traffic due to the crash just south of the summit. It is unclear at this stage how long the road will be closed for but commuters can expect delays.

28: Festival draws to a close

Dunedin Rhododendron Festival

The Dunedin Rhododendron Festival has drawn to a close with over 50 events taking place over the past nine days. For the first time in the events 26 year history the event took place over Labour Weekend and Festival organisers are thrilled with the ...

29: "350 or we’re all sunk"

Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland Saturday October 24 – Greenpeace New Zealand has welcomed the outpouring of support for the 350 International Day of Climate Action, and at the wreck of the Rainbow Warrior in Northland, has displayed a banner underwater reading "350 or we’re ...

30: International Day Of Climate Action

350 Aotearoa

Photos of 350 Campaign held in Wellington

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