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

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: Images: Admark’s Middle-Earth Challenge!

Admark’s partnership with Air New Zealand continues with the newly-themed Lord of the Rings Boeing 747-400, designed to commemorate the release of the third and final instalment of the trilogy – The Return of the King.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0311/S00221.htm


3: Iraqi Freewill A Hinderance To Democracy – Bush

Washington, D.C.-- President Bush conducted an emergency meeting with top coalition civilian administrator Paul Bremer Tuesday and Wednesday to plan the next misstep in the occupation of Iraq.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00141.htm


4: Questions & Answer For Oral Answer Tuesday 18 Nov

1. Dr DON BRASH (Leader of the Opposition) to the Minister of Finance: What initiatives does he intend to take to improve relations with the business community, in light of yesterday’s New Zealand Herald poll which ranked both him and Labour fifth in ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00369.htm


5: Massive Protests To Welcome Bush To Britain

Massive Protests To Welcome Bush's Landmark Visit to Britain Anti-war protesters continued their preparations on Monday for US President George W Bush's visit to London on Tuesday.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00161.htm


6: Lies Propaganda & Media Distortion in Iraq

Since September 11 2001 the propaganda machine in the US (and UK) has been cranked up to levels not seen outside the 1939-45 war.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00150.htm


7: Chuckman Cartoon: Don't Forget To Flush

Cartoon by John Chuckman….

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00133.htm


8: Questions for Oral Answer - Wednesday, 19 November

1. NANAIA MAHUTA to the Minister of Education: What steps is he taking to lift student achievement through improved teacher development?

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00376.htm


9: US Soldiers to America: Bring Us Home Now

I had the unique opportunity to interview five US military servicemen who just got back from Iraq, or in the case of two men, corresponded with their wives so that I could ask questions of these soldiers by mail.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00105.htm


10: Al Qaeda Operative Threatens Japan with Attacks

Turkish Prime Minister Tayyib Erdogan said claims that al- Qaeda carried out the synagogue bombings in Istanbul on saturday are being studied closely. The Turkish cabinet convenes to discuss the issue after reports the government had been warned ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00160.htm


11: Public Address 19/11/03 - Disputes And Repairs

That's not an earthquake you felt in Henderson. Rather, management at South Pacific Pictures was jumping up and down about yesterday's observation here that TVNZ's relationship problems with independent producers were such that SPP "appeared to be having ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00151.htm


12: Bush: U.S. Won't Leave Iraq When Govt Formed

Washington -- President Bush said November 17 that the United States will not pull out of Iraq when a provisional government is established there.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00156.htm


13: Clampdown On Illegal Street Racing

More streets are to be restricted to non-residential traffic on weekends and public holidays in order to tackle the scourge of illegal street racing in Manukau. This will include a large stretch of Te Irirangi Drive between Dawson Road in Otara and ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/AK0209/S00105.htm


14: Families With Loved Ones in Iraq Oppose the War

Military Families With Loved Ones in Iraq Oppose the War While Supporting U.S. Troops - Interview with Larry Syverson, member of Military Families Speak Out, conducted by Scott Harris

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00130.htm


15: Molesworth & Featherston - 18 November 2003

Will the world cup debacle wreck the economy? The Herald’s union trouble; Labouring over a gnat; The week ahead; Energy; Trains; Interest rates and credit cards; even something on Prince Charles…and an all Pseuds Corner column.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00145.htm


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


17: Conservation Minister Shows His Ignorance

Conservation Minister Chris Carter `s gratuitous insult of rural New Zealand, by describing agriculture as "extractive" - during a speech to the Federated Farmers National Council - is totally reflective of his ignorance of both conservation ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00373.htm


18: Powell, Germany's Fischer Discuss Iraq & Iran

Secretary of State Colin Powell and German Foreign Minister Joschka Fischer briefed journalists after their meeting at the State Department November 17 and fielded questions concerning primarily Iraq and Iran.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/WO0311/S00158.htm


19: Chuckman Cartoon: More Flush Bush 2004 Images

For the first image in this series see… Chuckman Cartoon: Don't Forget To Flush

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00142.htm


20: Robert S. Rodvik: On "Liberation" and Lies

With the ''weapons of mass destruction'' charade exposed like the bare bones on an X-ray film the Armageddon gang running the White House reverted to that pathetically over-used justification: ''liberation''.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00132.htm


21: 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


22: Martin LeFevre: The Pendulum is Broken

Ironically, quite a few Americans, but no one outside the U.S., wrote voicing their strong agreement with my last column, regarding the urgent necessity for an overseas campaign to defeat Bush in November 2004 (and implicitly, to provide an alternative ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00146.htm


23: UQ Wire: The Other Memo Scandal

The wires were buzzing last week over a memo leaked to Sean Hannity at the Fox News Network. The memo came from the offices of Democratic Senator Jay Rockefeller, who is serving as the ranking minority member on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00136.htm


24: Air New Zealand Takes Off With PeopleSoft

Air New Zealand has implemented the first phase of its enterprise application software programme – Connect, comprising PeopleSoft Financials and Procurement, part of the PeopleSoftEnterprise product family. The solution will streamline processes, provide ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/SC0311/S00070.htm


25: Stateside With Rosalea: Clayton For President!

It's really very hard work disliking Arnold Volksenegger - his disarming smile giving, as it does, the impression that he is genuinely delighted by whatever attention is being paid to him. I mean, it's not like he's going to wrap his hands around anybody's ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00147.htm


26: Amnesty Cage Action - Far Greater Than Ahmed Zaoui

South African Honorary Consul and New Zealand’s former Race Relations Conciliator, Gregory Fortuin today said that being publicly caged would bring back memories of the oppressive South African regime.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0311/S00126.htm


27: More Warnings From The US

ACT New Zealand Acting Leader Ken Shirley today demanded to know how much it would take to make the Labour Government see sense over New Zealand's out-dated and potentially damaging anti-nuclear policy.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0311/S00378.htm


28: Scoop Reader Opinion: I've Been Reading...

I’ve read Richard Prebble’s latest Association of Consumers and Taxpayers ‘Letter’ and it’s good to see he’s taking creative writing classes while he’s spending time in America. Let’s look at a few choice morsels from Preb’s ‘Letter’:

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00152.htm


29: Sam Smith: An Apology To Younger Americans

In observance of the approaching 66th anniversary of my arrival on this planet I would like to apologize to you on behalf of my generation.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0311/S00149.htm


30: Diebold Memos Disclose Florida 2000 E-Voting Fraud

Something very strange happened in Volusia County on election night November 2000, the night that first Gore won Florida, then Bush, and then as everybody can so well remember there was a tie.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0310/S00211.htm

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