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

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Dates: 17/Nov/2003

1: Top NZ Photographer Gets The Ultimate Billing

Acclaimed New Zealand landscape photographer Andris Apse has achieved the ultimate exhibition space - on the side of an Air New Zealand Boeing 747-400.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00197.htm


2: New gene test could aid cancer treatment

Researchers have discovered a new test for a cancer gene, which may soon form an essential part of diagnosis and change methods of treatment.Following studies on children with leukaemia, it is now... More... http://www.lifesciencesnetwork.com/news-detail.asp?newsID=5323

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0311/S00058.htm


3: Brash appoints Communications manager

National Party Leader, Don Brash, has today announced the appointment of Peter Keenan as Manager, Communications.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00333.htm


4: Harvey Wasserman: Bush To Veterans - Drop Dead

As another Veteran's Day passes by, George W. Bush has sent a clear and present message to the men and women of America's armed forces: Drop Dead.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00109.htm


5: ACT's The Letter - Monday 17 November 2003

It is open. A year out from the election, US President George W Bush’s approval rating is higher than that of Reagan and Clinton at this point – but lower than that of his dad. Iraq is the problem. The US public believes 60%-30% that the war was right, ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00341.htm


6: Cash flush Labour should cut taxes

Green Co-leader Rod Donald said today that Michael Cullen should slice a bit off his fat surplus and give New Zealand families two early Christmas presents in the form of income and superannuation savings tax-cuts.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00337.htm


7: Scoop Images: Swing Low Sweet Chariot (OFFENSIVE)

READERS NOTE - WARNING: The following image is offensive and not particularly sporting. After consulting internally and considering blanking out the offensive words we have decided to use it at is. Consider yourself warned if you choose to view.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL9910/S00029.htm


8: Driving Down Brooklyn Hill Made Me Lesbian

For as long as she can remember, Rebecca Sinclair hasn't felt like one of the girls. At high school, she struggled to remember motorbike models and she could barely suppress her boredom when girlfriends obsessed over political magazines.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00111.htm


9: St Molesworth: Top 10 Items On Brash's To Do List

Top 10 items on Don Brash's to do list

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00123.htm


10: Public Address 14 & 17/11/03 - Winning And Losing

If a car can be driven glumly, then glumly were piloted the vehicles on Auckland's slick streets around midnight on Saturday night. I found myself imagining the moods of my countrymen as they wandered home from where they'd been: how that happen?...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00126.htm


11: Hide Gives Joris de Bres Chance To Redeem Himself

ACT New Zealand Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today said that he was giving Race Relations Conciliator Joris de Bres a chance to redeem himself.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00344.htm


12: UN: attack against refugee workers in Afghanistan

– United Nations officials today voiced outrage at the “heinous” murder of a UN refugee worker in Afghanistan and called for greater security measures to protect those assisting the war-torn country

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00140.htm


13: Scoop Wins Highly Commended Best News Net Award

Scoop has risen to number two Best News Site in New Zealand by winning the highly commended award in the Best News Service category at New Zealand’s Netguide Awards in Auckland. Scoop’s win is a clear endorsement for concise news and persuasive commentary ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00115.htm


14: Forget About A Free Trade Deal With The US

When it comes to winning Free Trade Agreements (FTA), Australia is on the A-list and New Zealand is on the B-list and it’s not because of politics - it’s simply because we’re not that important according to the University of Otago’s Head of Economics.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/ED0311/S00053.htm


15: Inland Revenue welcomes ACTONZ court ruling

Inland Revenue's Director of Litigation Mike Lennard welcomed the court judgement released today saying it sends a clear message to investors.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00196.htm


16: In a Police State, Fascists Will Rise to the Top

In a nation where a police state atmosphere is permitted, the fascists will rise to the top. This may sound like a crazy, radical statement, but it is going on in America right now with the current Ashcroft led Justice Department.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00119.htm


17: Nick Smith returns to work on Monday

National Deputy Leader Nick Smith will be back at work on Monday following a two-week break with his family in Nelson and after meeting this afternoon with National Party Leader Don Brash in Christchurch.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00334.htm


18: Aceh War Journalist William Nessen tours Aotearoa

Journalist William Nessen tours Aotearoa and speaks of his time 'behind the lines' in the midst of the war in Aceh

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00111.htm


19: "You must be crazy!" Caged protest counts down

Knowing a human is incarcerated inside a tiny cage for 26 hours sparks a resounding response from on-lookers of 'I could never do that, you must be crazy!' 'Not crazy', replies Billy, 'I'm just here to make point!'

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00112.htm


20: Talk Is Cheap. Just Pay Him The Money Minister!

ACT New Zealand Finance Spokesman Rodney Hide today said that Prime Minister Helen Clark and Defence Minister Mark Burton should just pay up on behalf of all New Zealanders the wages owed to ex-POW Mr Ross Lynneberg.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00332.htm


21: Stateside: The Demise Of The Machine?

You can probably expect a lot of dramatic news this week that will keep the Republicans in the public eye. It's the 40th anniversary of John F. Kennedy's assassination and something will need to be done to counteract the attention being paid to Democratic ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00124.htm


22: Nick Smith Resigns With Regret

National Party Deputy Leader Dr Nick Smith today announced he had tendered his resignation to National Party Leader Dr Don Brash this afternoon.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00346.htm


23: Don Brash accepts Nick Smith's resignation

National Party Leader Dr Don Brash says he will accept Dr Nick Smith's decision to resign as Deputy Leader of the National Party.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00347.htm


24: Special Media Peace Awards

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Media Peace Awards the Peace Foundation is honouring two men who have been part of the media scene in this country for a considerable time. The Awards have been sponsored by Bob and Barbara Harvey. Bob Harvey was very ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00113.htm


25: Wellington: proud to be nuclear-free

Members of Peace Action Wellington will meet deputy mayor Alick Shaw at 1pm on November 17 in the Council Chambers to present him with a petition to 'Save the Sign.'

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00114.htm


26: Scoop Reader Opinion: Don Brash - De Facto Act MP

Don Brash was introduced at a recent ACT conference as ''the ninth ACT MP''.(Tracy Watkins in the Dominion Post) The appropriateness of this has been detailed in Alister Barry’s documentary video, ''In a Land of Plenty''(Vanguard Films).

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00112.htm


27: Care of Elderly Must Come Before Profits

“Corporate rest home operators must put care before profits and agree to safe staffing levels,” Council of Trade Unions president Ross Wilson said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00110.htm


28: Sludge Report #154 – Bigger Than Watergate!

In This Edition: Bigger Than Watergate! - How To Rig An Election In The United States - Fantasy vs Reality - How We Discovered The Backdoor - Evidence Of Motive - Evidence Of Opportunity - Evidence Of Method - Evidence Of Prior Conduct - Consistent Unexplained ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0307/S00064.htm


29: robson-on-politics

I well remember one year ago Michael Cullen, standing outside the Chamber by the lift, saying 'No' to my question as to whether Labour would support the Progressives' four weeks bill. But our campaign to prove the public support for this pro-family ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00335.htm


30: Sony launches its first DVD Handycam camcorders

AUCKLAND, 10 September, 2003 – Sony's has launched a new DVD Handycam® camcorder that advances the simplicity of making and sharing videos. The new camcorder produces DVD recordings that play back in most current home and PC DVD players, as well as ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0309/S00036.htm

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