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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 14 November 2009

Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 14 November 2009

1: Scoop Editorial: Launching "Imagining 2020"

Alastair Thompson

A group of New Zealand websites has decided to get together and encourage discussion of the positive side to climate change mitigation. Afterall - how many of us really believe that the way the world is currently run is optimal - both for our personal ...

2: Greenpeace Activists: Obama Must Address Climate

Greenpeace New Zealand

Auckland, 13 November 2009 - An international team of Greenpeace activists, in the heart of Indonesia's threatened rainforests, has called on United States President Barack Obama to take urgent action on climate change. The call has been made as Obama ...

3: Sports Photos: All Whites vs Bahrain 14 Nov. 2009

Karim Sahai

Scoop photographer Karim Sahai is on the sideline for tonight's epic clash between New Zealand and Bahrain at Wellington's caketin. Photos will be posted below shortly after the game concludes and possibly at half-time.

4: Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 13 November 2009

Scoop Daily Ratings

1: Hide and seek: the truth about Rodney and Roger Anne Else There's a wonderful column by Rosemary McLeod in the Dom-Post this morning (12 November). She skewers the grotesqueries of Rodney Hide's apparently bizarre behaviour beautifully. But ...

5: Under-Nutrition Causes Poverty However Solutions


PORT VILA, 12 November 2009 – Under-nutrition is both a consequence and a cause of poverty. Childhood under-nutrition makes learning more difficult and ill health more likely, which hinders a child’s capacity to secure a job as an adult, and ...

6: LaRouche webcast: The Great Change of 2009

Citizens Electoral Council

American statesman and physical economist Lyndon LaRouche on 11th November addressed an international webcast audience, on the landmark Russia-China economic cooperation agreement, and its potential to rescue the collapsing world economy, but only if ...

7: Key: Speech to the APEC CEO Summit 2009

New Zealand Government

Can I start by acknowledging the Chair of the Organising Committee for this Summit, Ms Chong Siak Ching, as well as my fellow panelists:

8: Public Address 13/11/09 - Don't sell us down

Public Address

It's tempting to see the confrontation between the entertainment industry and the Internet as some kind of moral issue; a clash of the heavyweights with only one possible outcome: a triumph of good over evil. In the red corner we have the people who bring ...

9: Ngāti Kāpo O Aotearoa Inc. Biennial Conference

New Zealand Government

This hui has been inspired by the aspirations of Mrs Tawai Te Rangi, a kuia of Ngāti Kāpo ki Te Upoko o te Ika ropu.

10: Lack of certainty crippling Auckland’s economy

AUT Business Faculty

Auckland can never be the growth engine people expect – or that the country requires – as long as its export economy remains as one of the lowest in New Zealand, a senior economist warns.

11: Young People In Chadian Refugee Camps Need Hope

United Nations

The top humanitarian official in Chad called for urgent attention to be paid to providing a better life for young men and women languishing in camps for refugees and displaced persons, warning that the alternatives for them would be prostitution or violence.

12: Artesian Water by Aquaceuticals

AJPR and Events

Introducing WATER IN A BOX, a clever new 10 litre water box designed by Aquaceuticals as part of a refreshingly new water brand. Just in time for summer, WATER IN A BOX fits in your fridge, is easy to handle and designed to travel, making it perfect ...

13: Waitangi Tribunal reappointments welcomed

New Zealand Government

The Minister of Māori Affairs, Dr Pita Sharples, today announced the re-appointment of Mrs Keita Walker, Mr John Baird, Sir Hirini Mead, Professor Ranginui Walker and Dr Angela Ballara to the Waitangi Tribunal, each for a term of three years.

14: Inquiry into Maori Community Development Act

New Zealand Government

Māori Affairs Minister Dr Pita Sharples welcomes the Inquiry into the operation of the Māori Community Development Act 1962, and the Terms of Reference recently released by the Māori Affairs Select Committee.

15: Go the All Whites

New Zealand Labour Party

Excitement is building as the All Whites prepare to do the country proud in the winner take all World Cup qualifier tomorrow in Wellington, Labour Leader Phil Goff and Sport and Recreation spokesperson Chris Hipkins said today.

16: Wellington Tourism Urges Attendance at All Whites

Positively Wellington

Positively Wellington Tourism is urging locals and visitors alike to answer the call from Wellington Phoenix supporters club, Yellow Fever, for a ‘whiteout’ at Saturday’s historic All Whites match. Rated by New Zealand sports fans as the best venue in ...

17: Big screen to broadcast All Whites game

Wellington City Council

Big screen to broadcast All Whites game Wellington City Council has secured rights to Saturday’s All Whites vs Bahrain game and will broadcast it live on a big screen at Queens Wharf. If the All Whites win the game, which kicks off at 8pm at Westpac ...

18: Conference Sets The Bar For Future Ones

Python User Group

What do 150 software developers, a 2 day conference, and a programming language called Python add up to? Kiwi PyCon 2009, which was held in Christchurch this past weekend. PyCons are held annually throughout the world but this was the first time the event ...

19: Another important FTA secured

Meat And Wool New Zealand

Meat & Wool New Zealand and the Meat Industry Association have welcomed the latest Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Hong Kong and say it completes another important strand in the network of bilateral FTA’s in the growing Asian region.

20: Garrett’s Claims Well off the Mark

Rethinking Crime and Punishment

“David Garrett’s claims that the western countries are starting to accept that punitive penal policies have the potential to reduce violent offending is demonstrably untrue,” says Kim Workman, Director, Rethinking Crime and Punishment. “In fact, ...

21: UN food summit 'fails before it begins'

Nick Squires

A UN Food Summit Aimed At Helping The One Billion People Worldwide Suffering From Hunger Has Been Declared A Failure A Week Before It Has Even Begun.

22: The Sensuous Revolt: An Education

Binoy Kampmark

Sixteen-year old Jenny (Carey Mulligan) is predictably impressionable. Intelligence and the odd cutting remark might equip her for the classroom joust and parents in suburban Twickenham. But she has much growing up to do, something which is given ...

23: Brazil Spreads Concrete Through the Rainforest

Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Depletion of the Amazon Rainforest is not a new concern facing environmentalists, biologists, ecologists, and a growing number of the Amazonian indigenous peoples. For decades they have feared for the fate of the world’s most biologically diverse ...

24: SMELLIE SNIFFS THE BREEZE: 'Reserve Bank Unstable'


Nov 13 (BusinessWire) - As a cub reporter on the Manukau Courier back in 1983, it was my duty to report the monthly deliberations of the Papatoetoe City Council.

25: Repatriation Of Maori Human Remains From The UK

Te Papa

Thirty-three Mäori ancestral remains will be repatriated by Te Papa from five museums and institutions in Wales, Scotland, Sweden and the Republic of Ireland between 16 November and 28 November. The largest repatriation took place in 2007 when 45 kōiwi ...

26: NZ Police: Man's Death Deemed Not Suspicious

New Zealand Police

A police investigation into the death of a man found dead at a house in Taumarunui on Wednesday afternoon (11 November) is complete and the death is not being treated as suspicious. 45-year-old Moses Moi Akarana was found dead at a house in Ngatai ...

27: Army LAVs off to Afghanistan

New Zealand Government

Three of the Army’s Light Armoured Vehicles (NZLAVs) and their crews are to be deployed to Afghanistan, Defence Minister Wayne Mapp announced today.

28: A new approach to possum control in the Tararuas

Department of Conservation

The Department of Conservation is increasing the frequency of possum control in the Tararua Forest Park to better protect native birds and forest canopy.

29: New Film Shooting in Auckland


New Zealand feature film HOPES & DREAMS, now shooting in Howick, Auckland, has four award-winning actors in lead roles. Australian William McInnes (Unfinished Sky, Look Both Ways, Seachange) joins Robyn Malcolm (Outrageous Fortune, Boogeyman), Joel Tobeck ...

30: Finalists For 2009 National Maori Sports Awards

Te Tohu Taakaro o Aotearoa Charitable Trust

Rugby league and netball stars Benji Marshall and Temepara George lead a world-class field of finalists at the 2009 MAORI SPORTS AWARDS screening on Maori Television on Sunday December 6 at 9.00 PM.

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