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The weekend's top 27 rating items on Scoop were…


1: HARD NEWS 17/8/01 - Radio Ga Ga!

GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... does anybody get the feeling that after all those years of El Ninos and La Ninas we're getting back to just having weather? Big, cold, winter weather it was too: the biggest snowstorm in 10 years. But for all that, it wasn't ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00106.htm


2: Guy’s World: Australia’s Sons Are Ostriches

While Mr Stowers maintains technical difficulties were at fault for his butchering of the turgid anthem, TV evidence suggests the inexperienced 21-year-old Kiwi baritone was struck by what rugby experts term a ‘brain explosion’...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00111.htm


5: GE Decision Stands To Lose NZ $3 Billion Per Year

* Food exports to countries who have banned or are considering banning G.E. modified foods totalled $2.779 billion last year.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00045.htm


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http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00114.htm


7: Kedgley Keen To See Havoc Show

Green Animal Welfare and Broadcasting Spokesperson Sue Kedgley today said she is looking forward to seeing the Havoc Show - in which cameras were taken into a battery hen factory - as soon as possible.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00400.htm


8: Image: Southerly At Turoa Brings 35°C Wind Chill

Wind speeds of up to 100km/h at Mt Ruapehu's Turoa ski field on Wednesday brought with it wind chill temperatures of -35°c to -40°c.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0108/S00058.htm


10: Feedback: Political PolyPoly

What a silly little tirade Keith Rankin unleashed this morning on the subject of Political Polypoly.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00103.htm


11: Monsanto’s Roundup Ready Soybeans Face Scrutiny

Auckland — A team of independent Belgian scientists has discovered “unknown DNA” in Monsanto’s genetically engineered “Roundup Ready” soybeans. The discovery of unrecognisable DNA segments in the company’s flagship product may necessitate a full-scale re-evaluation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00048.htm


12: A Simple Question for Cabinet's "Weakest Link"

ACT Finance spokesman Rodney Hide said today it was now obvious that "Weakest Link" Minister Mark Burton couldn't answer the tough questions concerning his portfolio responsibilities.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00384.htm


13: Decision On Macraes' Mine Common Sense

Conservation Minister, Sandra Lee's decision to decline consent to GRD Macraes' mining access application is environmental common sense, Forest and Bird says.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00081.htm


14: Scoop Images: Top Of The Bruce Powder

The following images were sent to Scoop over the weekend from Whakapapa promotion's Kim Mananui. The show the aftermath of last week’s big blow as seen at the Top of the Bruce.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00115.htm


15: Blown Away With A Grin On Your Face

On the weekend of August 18/19, DeepRed (myself), Ferox (Chris Pearce), and Harlequin (Jesse Stiles) attended the Dunedin Gaming Event (DGE) 2001 Tournament at the Dunedin Town Hall. Our team ended up getting dicked big time, but at least we got nailed ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00113.htm


16: Stem Cell Research - Right To Life NZ

Right to Life New Zealand supports the Judeo-Christian sanctity of life ethic from conception to natural death and is opposed to embryonic stem cell research.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00047.htm


17: PC World, Internet Magazine Number One

* Record result means PC World is still NZ's best-read IT and internet title - by a mile

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0108/S00046.htm


18: Decision Driven By Politics Not Environment

Conservation Minister Sandra Lee should have tested environmental concerns over the GRD Macraes Reefton mine in the Environment Court rather than vetoing the proposal and denying over 200 West Coasters work, National's Environment spokesperson Nick ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00387.htm


19: Keith Rankin: Rejoinder To Gordon King

Gordon King's reply to my column Parliament: Polypoly or Duopoly would have been a useful contribution to the debate about the issues I raised were it not for the blatantly ad hominem opening paragraph.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00109.htm


20: O'Connor: Force Lee To Resign Or Go Yourself

ACT Conservation spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today that West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor must immediately front up to the Government and demand the resignation of Conservation Minister Sandra Lee ' or else resign himself and force a by-election.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00385.htm


21: Good For You, Damien!

New Zealand First is backing West Coast Tasman MP Damien O’Connor in his fight with Environment Minister Sandra Lee, and her decision to unilaterally veto a mining venture on the West Coast

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00390.htm


22: Minister Nukes Property Rights In Mine Decision

Despite GRD Macraes gaining all the necessary resource consents - spending millions in the process - "in true Alliance-Luddite form, Conservation Minister Sandra Lee has rejected Macraes' application for a mining extension to their Reefton gold ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0108/S00084.htm


23: Stateside With Rosalea: 20/20 Vision

When Mark Twain wrote that the coldest winter he ever spent was summer in San Francisco he wasn't joking. While the continent east of the Oakland hills fries in triple digit temperatures, SF and parts of the Bay have a low cloud cover that rolls in off the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00110.htm


24: Weather: Destination Tokyo For Typhoon Pabuk

Typhoon Pabuk as forecast on Friday looks to be headed for downtown Tokyo, possibly bringing wind and flooding damage (and their associated insurance claims) to one of the most densely populated and richest regions of the planet.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00117.htm


25: National Radio Midday Report

Mine Declined – Auckland Beating – Stabbing Ceremony – Sounds Slick – Tourism Ministry – Surgery Wait – Scam marriages – Metropolitan College – Prison Officers – Teresa Cormack – Middle East – Black Jersey – Avalanche Victim – Radiation Therapists – ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/NM0108/S00077.htm


26: Supercomputer Weather: Pabuk Heading Towards Tokyo

According to the sequence of NOAA supercomputer forecasts below super-typhoon Pabuk is headed for the Japanese mainland with an ETA of Monday or Tueday NZT.The coloured lines in the images show rainfall.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00104.htm


27: O'Connor Hung Out To Dry By PM

ACT Conservation Spokesman Gerry Eckhoff said today that both West Coast-Tasman MP Damien O'Connor and the people of the Coast had been abandoned by Prime Minister Helen Clark over the refusal to allow extension of gold mining operations.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00391.htm


28: 'Clean And Green' Image Worth Billions - Report

New Zealand’s clean green image could be worth billions of dollars in export earnings, Environment Minister Marian Hobbs said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00401.htm


29: Navy Takes Delivery Of New Helicopters

A formal ceremony and flight display have been held at Whenuapai Airbase in Auckland this morning to mark the official acceptance by the New Zealand Defence Force of two new navy helicopters.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0108/S00379.htm


30: Media Flash - Aug. 20, 2001

NEIL CHENOWETH, Fairfax's resident MURDOCH writer, took his biggest shot yet in The Australian Financial Review Weekend Edition with a yarn entitled 'How MURDOCH May Lose The Empire'.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0108/S00116.htm

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