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Scoop Today - Yesterday's Top 20

The top 20 rating items on Scoop yesterday were...

1: Americas Cup Challenger Series RR2 Begins

The second Round Robin of the Louis Vuitton Cup (the Challenger Selection Series for the XXX America's Cup) started Today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/AK9911/S00028.htm


2: Left Break Away - 13 per cent Between Main Parties

A TV 3 CM Research Poll shows National slumping in support down five per cent to 28 per cent with Labour gaining four per cent to 41 per cent.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00070.htm


3: Scoop Images: Where Bilbo And Frodo Live – Really!

Warning Lord Of The Rings Spoiler photos…. courtesy of Scoop’s content partner http://www.theonering.net/ Scoop brings the first published pictures of Froddo and Bilbo Baggins house, in the Waikato.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00075.htm


4: Prebble Spits Dummy Over Arts Interview

The wheels temporarily came off the ACT machine over the weekend when National Radio played a pre-recorded interview with party leader Richard Prebble on ACT’s views on funding for the arts. Jonathan Hill writes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00065.htm


5: Scoop Images: Clyde Quay Face Off In Wgtn Central

On the night a poll was released showing Wellington Central to be a knife edge battle – with Labour’s Marion Hobbs on 48% to Richard Prebbles 47% - Clyde Quay School was the venue for another round of bait the candidates.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00076.htm


6: Poll Shock For Prebble in Wellington Central

Last nights TV One Colmar Brunton Poll of Wellington Central has revealed a cliffhanger race for the seat of parliament with ACT leader Richard Prebble on 47 per cent and Labour’s Marian Hobbs on 48 per cent of the electorate vote.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00073.htm


7: Rugby, Politics and the News

Last Monday morning – Black Monday – the All Blacks were beaten 43- 31 by France. Last Monday afternoon in the Beehive an “urgent” press conference was called by the PM. The PM announced that the government believed it was possible to lower both the ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00064.htm


8: Fallen Coach Says Time To Move On

Several hundred rugby stalwarts welcomed the defeated All Black Rugby World Cup team home this morning.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00072.htm


9: 45 Years Old - The Age Of Injustice

Most of us think 45 isn't really old and it's strange to call them older workers. But, according to the Australian National Congess on Ageing, bosses are unfairly disadvantaging older people. John Howard reports.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00071.htm


10: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring

The following pictures show the inside of the set for the town of Bree from the Lord of The Rings Trilogy which began shooting in New Zealand yesterday under the direction of Peter Jackson.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9910/S00053.htm


11: Mrs Shipley's fiscal slips showing

"Prime Minister Jenny Shipley again opened her mouth and let things run out when on the Leighton Smith debate last night, she said there was a fiscal cap on Treaty of Waitangi settlements," Labour finance spokesperson Michael Cullen ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00057.htm


12: Govt Builds New Slums

"New govt bribes will extend slums and lower private property values'," says a Libertarianz spokesman of govt plans to build more expensive ghettoes.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00056.htm


13: Moral Cannibalism To End

"Is it more noble, to give or to receive?" asks Sally O'Brien, Libertarianz Social Welfare Deregulation Spokesman. "I suggest," she says, "that it is more noble to produce, for without the producer there is nothing for either ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00050.htm


14: National Radio Midday Bulletin

Vehicles - Doctors - Costings - Ohakune - Politicians - PI MPs - All Blacks - Social Services - Potter - Nurses - School - Dental

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/NM9911/S00058.htm


15: Clark Abandons Credit Card With Tax Backdown

Helen Clark's announcement that Labour would consider scrapping its tax increase to do a deal with Winston Peters throws into doubt her personal commitment to delivering on Labour's core campaign promises, Treasurer Bill English said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00202.htm


16: An Open Letter to the Vice-Chancellor

I refer to your letter of Friday 5 November 1999. As agreed in our e-mail correspondence I will also release my response as an “open letter”.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED9911/S00020.htm


17: Anderton fires nuke missile at 'fruitcake fringe'

The nuclear issue is back on the political agenda with Alliance leader Jim Anderton today challenging Act and National to spell out their intentions.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00207.htm


18: McGillicuddy Serious Party List Announced

The McGillicuddy Serious Party released it's party list the other day, and has seen fit to make public announcement. Party Secretary Bernard Smith has expressed great pleasure in the team the selection committee has got together. "We are delighted ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO9911/S00048.htm


19: Govt. turns decent NZers into criminals

The Government's mishandling of the new drivers' licence regime has turned nearly quarter of a million New Zealanders into 'criminals', Labour transport spokesperson Harry Duynhoven said today.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA9911/S00190.htm


20: U.S. Relations With NZ At Post 1985 "Highpoint"

Today the US Senate Foreign Affairs committee voted to approve a new Ambassador to NZ. Former Senator Carol Moseley-Braun now awaits only a final vote in the senate to confirm her appointment.

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00078.htm


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