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Scoop: Weekend Ratings

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The weekend's top 28 rating items on Scoop were…

1: Scoop Images: Pictures Of An Anarchist’s Death

The following image sequence shows the death of anti-capitalist Carlo Giuliani during protests in Genoa yesterday, Friday 20th July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00123.htm


2: Scoop Images: The Battle Of Genoa Day Two

The streets of Genoa are a mess this morning NZ time, strewn with the debris of hours of running battles between thousands of anti-capitalists and thousands of police for much of Friday in Genoa.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00124.htm


3: HARD NEWS 20/07/01 - Letter to Mikey

Hi Mikey, Happy birthday! How's your week been? Mine's been a bit tiring, on account of the woman I love being stricken with the killer flu of 2001. What a motherfucker. Anyway, I'm taking the kids to school so I can't fit in a broadcast this week. You ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00120.htm


4: Humour: NZ To Be Disbanded

AUCKLAND, Tuesday: Following the successful disbanding of the armed forces the Prime Minister of New Zealand, Helen Clark, has unveiled a new bold plan to total disband the entire nation. In a statement to the worlds press Prime Minister Clarke unveiled ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00119.htm

6: Image: Record Breaking Snowfall Blankets Ruapehu

Photo caption: Heavy cloud cleared just long enough for a photo of the Grand Chateau blanketed in snow today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0107/S00064.htm


7: Italy, Ya Basta Declares War - G8 Summit

We learn from the Italian media that in a meeting held in Rome on May 24, the Italian and the US government have decided to declare war to the multitude of brothers and sisters that will gather in Genoa against the G8 meeting scheduled for July.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0106/S00002.htm


8: Scoop Images: Genoa’s First G8 Demonstration

The following images are of the “No Borders” demonstration held in support of immigrants rights in Genoa this morning New Zealand Time. All images are from the Italian Indymedia Website .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00118.htm

10: RA'S Pacific Beat On Fiji Double Murder Coverage

Over a week ago, a 23-year-old man, Apete Kaisau, was charged with the murder. But by the time he appeared before a magistrate, the story of how he had allegedly killed the two men - along with possible motives for the killing - had already received ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00065.htm


11: Tanczos calls for inquiry on police abuse of power

Green Party Justice Spokesperson Nandor Tanczos today called on the Police Commissioner to issue a directive to all police officers in New Zealand to refrain from abusing the emergency search provisions of the Misuse of Drugs Act.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00324.htm


12: Irish Eyes: A Place Where WeatheryWorries Lap

When we were children there were tidal wave warnings and we had to leave our classrooms and climb up a small hill to just the right height so that when the tidal wave arrived it would lap at our toes but do no more.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00117.htm


13: Scoop Images: The Battle Of Genoa – Here We Go!

The Battle of Genoa begins officially tomorrow but already the city is locked down by security forces, with numerous reports of abuses of protestors human rights already emerging. See SWO’s Joe Carolan Writes From The Genoa Barricades for a report from ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00109.htm


14: Signiticant Global Warming During The 21st Century

New research published in Europe and the United States today discloses an even greater prospect of significant global warming over the next century unless world-wide mitigation policies are introduced, senior NIWA climate scientist Dr Jim Salinger said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0107/S00061.htm


15: Wellington Solidarity anti-G8 Demonstration

Between July 19-21, politicians from the G8 (the seven richest countries in the world, plus Russia) will meet in Genoa, Italy, with some of the world's most powerful businesses. Economic decisions affecting the lives of millions will be decided in secret. But ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00070.htm


16: Give Kit Richards An Award

"Mr Richards is laughing all the way to the bank, while Prime Minister Helen Clark is left looking extremely foolish.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00326.htm


17: Scoop: Just Politics

These Are The Days Of Our Select Committees - Shipley’s 5% Growth Target Wildly Optimistic, History Shows - Cross-Ditch Foreign Ministers Meeting Calls For Harmony - Men’s Groups Wrong, Family Court Fair, Say Lawyers - Better Planning & Advice Would ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00122.htm


18: National Radio Midday Report

Canterbury Health – Cricketer Safety – G8 Protests – Beech Logging – Kyoto Protocol – Middle East – Bluebird Strike – Fire Dispute – Flight Safety – Counterfeit Drugs – Geoffrey Archer – Southern Roads

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0107/S00102.htm


19: Smith's spurious claims rejected

The government tonight rejected National MP Nick Smith's claims about the logging of private indigenous forests on the West Coast as utterly spurious.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00319.htm


20: Student Magazine Threatens Rival with Legal Action

Earlier this week, Victoria University's independent student publication Lucid received correspondence from a lawyer acting on behalf of Salient editor Nikki Burrows threatening legal action. The letter claims that Lucid reporter Keith Ng's investigative article ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0107/S00028.htm


21: SWO’s Joe Carolan Writes From The Genoa Barricades

The following is mail from a Kiwi representative at upcoming protetss in Genoa, circulating by email among NZ activist groups...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00060.htm


22: National welcomes West Coast indigenous logging

The resumption of sustainable logging of indigenous forests on the West Coast this week exposes the hypocrisy of the Government's expensive Timberlands policy, National's Environment spokesperson Nick Smith said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00321.htm


23: British Oil The Main Beneficiary Of Timor Crisis

SCOOP NEWS ANALYSIS - British Foreign Secretary, Robin Cook's, arrival in New Zealand prior to September's APEC forum caused Thailand Foreign Ministry official, Kobsak Chitikul, to ask, "Why is Mr Robin Cook here?" Britain is not a member ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00056.htm


24: Howard's End: The Carpetbaggers Return

They're Back! Economic rationalists such as former Australian PM Paul Keating who undermined the bargaining power of workers and dismantled Australia's economic defences, along with Harvard University's Dr Michael Porter of the Roger Douglas era, are scheduled ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00125.htm


25: Scoop Images: Genoa Day 3 – Global Solidarity

Images from Indymedia of global Genoa solidarity protests. For live coverage see... http://italia.indymedia.org/ .

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00128.htm


26: Beech Project Positive Says Conservationist

The development of sustainable beech production on private land on the West Coast is a positive move, which should slow the rapid rise of wooden furniture imports sourced from heavy logging of tropical forests, the Ecologic Foundation said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0107/S00074.htm


27: $120m Grant Has Not Saved a Single Beech Tree

It's crazy that the government's West Coast logging policy, which has cost the taxpayer $120 million, has apparently not saved a single native tree, ACT leader Richard Prebble says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0107/S00323.htm


28: Scoop Images: Hobbiton Bridge

Scoop's Hobbit strikes yet again. Hobbiton bridge is revealed in all its glory….enjoy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0012/S00122.htm


29: Police Charged For Robbery

Three policemen have been arrested for robbery from the home of murdered Red Cross Director John Scott.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0107/S00064.htm


30: Scoop: Top Scoops

Hard News Is Here - West Coast Beech Logging An Environmental Success - G8: Drop The Debt, Now! – Jubilee 2000 Aotearoa - Irish Eyes On G8: Oceans Of Worry Lap At The Toes - Global Warming IS A Clear & Present Danger - Fiji Murders: Police & Media ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0107/S00121.htm

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