Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings 23 November 2010
Hawkes Bay Regional Council
Hawke’s Bay is inviting survivors of the 1931 Earthquake to a special afternoon tea on Saturday 5 February as part of the 80th Anniversary commemoration on 3-6 February.“We are already getting enquiries from other parts of New Zealand from earthquake ...
Horizon Research Limited
A majority of New Zealanders support the deal the Government did with Warner Bros to keep Hobbit film production in New Zealand. However, a majority don’t want a similar deal done again.
Tonight at 8:00 PM ET on Keith Olbermann's show on MSNBC I will meet for the very first time the man the health industry sent to Michigan to, in his words,"spy" and do"reconnaissance" so they could try to defame me and my movie ("We knew as much ...
They tried'to push Michael Moore off a cliff' says Wendell Potter, a former CIGNA spinmeister, and now a determined health insurance whistleblower. His new book,'Deadly Spin,' exposes the health insurance industry's misinformation and disinformation ...
The PM answered questions about the response to the explosion at the Pike River coal mine on Friday, the decision by Standard and Poors to put NZ sovereign debt on negative watch, Pansy Wong and Electoral finance reform.
Serious Fraud Office
The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) today announced that it had laid eight charges against Malcolm David Mason and another individual (whose name is suppressed), relating to a series of corrupt property transaction involving the Accident Compensation Corporation ...
Environment Canterbury Commissioners will consider, at a Council Meeting on Wednesday November 24, 2010, imposing a moratorium on the Waiau River catchment to take, dam, divert or use water. The proposed moratorium would come into effect on December 6, ...
Approximately six months ago, campesino farmers in Trujillo, Colon organized in the Campesino Movement of the Aguan, the MCA, were awarded provisional title to a farm which neighbors their community, as part of a long standing negotiation with Dinant ...
Office of the Clerk
1. Hon DAVID CUNLIFFE (Labour—New Lynn) to the Minister of Finance : What factors were identified by Standard and Poor’s that led to them placing New Zealand’s sovereign credit rating on negative watch?
The United Nations agency leading the global response to the AIDS epidemic has welcomed Pope Benedict XVI’s comments in which he reportedly justified the use of condoms to reduce HIV infection risk.
Of the total orchards inspected by trained assessors (n=485), 14% have been put on a Restricted Place Notice (n=70). Of the total test results received to date (n=344), approximately 80% have come back as negative.
Niue Tourism Board
23 November, 2010. Snorkeling just 20 metres above a whale and her calf saw the Niue‘Snorkeling with the Whales’ top the list of Lonely Planet writer, Brett Atkinson’s five best experiences in the Pacific. The Auckland based travel writer ...
Science Media Centre
A military robot sent into the Pike River mine to survey conditions has broken down, mine officials confirmed at a press conference this morning. The multi-purpose robot carried four cameras, which it was hoped would return images to engineers of the ...
New Zealand Defence Force
The Army is providing a specialist robot with a team from the Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit to the Pike River Mine to see if it can be used to assist with the Police operation.
The Maori Party
I rise on behalf of the Maori Party to express our support for the miners, the whanau and the wider community of the West Coast. The West Coast of the South Island has a unique character that is written in the lives of every Coaster.
Christchurch City Council
This question is being addressed by a youth forum allied to the NZ Police’s Community Football Cup (NZCFC). The Ethnic Youth Forum at Fendalton Community Centre on Friday will bring together youth players participating in the NZCFC for an information-gathering ...
Asian Human Rights Commission
As of November 1, 2010, I hereby resign from the post of the Standing Commissioner of the National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK). First, I would like to give my sincere words of consolation, once again, to those who had to left the NHRCK ...
University of Auckland
The baby formula industry has been likened to the tobacco industry, for its serious effects on Māori health in a new book co-authored by a University of Auckland academic.
University of Otago
New Zealand families living with other members suffering from addiction is the focus of a report just released by the Families Commission and carried out by researchers at the University of Otago, Wellington.
Scoop's Selwyn Manning and Radio Adelaide's Peter Godfrey provide an update of the latest news and information on the Pike River mine explosion and rescue efforts.
Scoop Full Coverage
Scoop coverage, press releases, reaction and multimedia on the explosion at the Pike River Coal mine on Friday 19 November 2010, which saw 27 workers missing underground.
“Left without a choice” is both the title and the key finding of a recent Amnesty International report about women’s reproductive health in Indonesia. In the wake of President Obama’s visit to the country, Amnesty has sought to expose how a dangerous ...
More than $1 million worth of brand new, earthquake salvaged furniture, electronics and appliances will go under the hammer in the first stock clearance auction from the aftermath of the Canterbury earthquake.
New Zealand environmentalist and anti-whaling campaigner, Pete Bethune, will officially announce the formation of a new environmental action group that will focus on marine conservation, on Tuesday 22 November at 14:00 (NZDT) via a live broadcast on ustream.tv.
New Zealand Government
Standard and Poor's decision to put New Zealand's foreign currency rating on negative outlook highlights the need to reduce our heavy reliance on foreign debt, Finance Minister Bill English says.
The Employment Relations Amendment Bill passed its third reading debate, as did the Holidays Amendment Bill by 64 votes to 56 with National, ACT and United Future supporting.
Following the Silver Ferns’ gold medal-winning performance at the 2010 Commonwealth Games, a new book, which brings to life 25 of New Zealand netball’s biggest wins, arrives at Whitcoulls and Borders this week.
TheNewDowse is excited to announce the world première on December 11 of White Cloud Worlds , an exhibition of never-before-seen science fiction and fantasy artwork from Aotearoa New Zealand,‘The Land of the Long White Cloud’.
New Zealand Labour Party
News that Peter Glensor has been removed as chair of the Hutt Valley District Health Board (HVDHB) is a loss for the Hutt Valley, says Labour List MP based in the Ohariu electorate Charles Chauvel.
New Zealand Labour Party
Education Minister Anne Tolley cannot give any assurance that carers looking after children at limited attendance centres in gymnasia and shopping malls won’t be convicted sex offenders, Labour’s Education spokesperson Trevor Mallard says.