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Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings November 7 2008

Published: Sat 8 Nov 2008 10:27 AM
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Yesterday's top 30 rating items on Scoop were...
1: Roy Morgan Poll Oct 20 - Nov 2: Nats 42% Lab 34.5%
Roy Morgan Research
On the eve of the 2008 Election the New Zealand Roy Morgan Poll shows National Party support at 42% (down 1%), a 7.5% lead over the Labour Party at 34.5% (up 2.5%).
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00104.htm
2: Where Is English In The last Week Of Campaign?
New Zealand Labour Party
When asked to detail precisely which of Labour's policies he would reverse in order to deliver his proposed 'Bright Future' under a National-ACT government, John Key made it clear that a National-ACT government only has one bottom-line, non-negotiable ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00138.htm
3: Gaza: Israeli Army Endangers Lives Of US Nationals
International Solidarity Movement
Currently today (6th November), citizens of Britain, America and Italy are being fired upon in Khuza'a, close to Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip, who are partaking in the picking of olives on Palestinian land close to the Green Line.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00102.htm
4: Transcript: Obama's Election Night Victory Speech
Barack Obama
If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible, who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time, who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight is your answer.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00087.htm
5: TV3's Final Poll
TV3
The 3News final Poll November 2008
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00130.htm
6: Greens disappointed at mischief-making
Green Party
The Green Party says National Party blogger David Farrar is mischief-making over his attempts to link the Greens to the cocktail party recordings.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00136.htm
7: Media Coverage of 2008 NZ Election Campaign
University of Canterbury
Which New Zealand political party has had the most positive media coverage during the 2008 election campaign? Attached are the results of an assessment by University of Canterbury political scientist Babak Bahador.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00096.htm
8: What Rodney'll tell John
ACT New Zealand
“John, you gotta get the country out of this Emissions Trading Scam.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00119.htm
9: Lyndon Hood: The Campaign In Pictures
Lyndon Hood
Selected Scoop editorial images from the 2008 New Zealand election campaign by Lyndon Hood.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00100.htm
10: Pharmaceutical Industry Hustlers – Part I
Evelyn Pringle
After twenty long years, it appears that the epidemic in mental disorders in America might be coming to an end. It won't happen because of any great medical breakthrough but rather because the perpetrators of the greatest healthcare fraud in history are ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00080.htm
11: Something Smells Very Fishy In Alaska
Bradblog.Com
Turnout Rate Reported as Lowest Ever in State, Down 11% From '04 Even With Both Palin and Obama on the Ballot; Hanging in the Balance in the Diebold State: Felon Ted Stevens' U.S. Senate Race, Corrupt Don Young's House Race & Much More...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00106.htm
12: Sharples takes issue with media advice on voting
The Maori Party
Dr Pita Sharples is furious at statements by some media commentators that a vote for the Maori Party is a wasted vote.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00142.htm
13: Party reports further electoral irregularities
The Maori Party
Dr Pita Sharples has today revealed that some voters casting an advance vote were told that they could not vote for the Maori Party unless they are on the Maori roll.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00145.htm
14: Fitzsimons visits the future at campaign's end
Green Party
Today Green Party Co-Leader Jeanette Fitzsimons visited a junior school under construction which incorporates a number of heating and energy initiatives, making it one of the most efficient schools in the country.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00147.htm
15: Gaelic Football Has Irish Looking To Recruit Kiwis
Wellington Hutt Valley Gaelic Football Association
Wellington's fastest growing sport's '7 a side summer competition' is starting on Wednesday the 12th November. Wellington Gaelic Football Club have launched today, Thursday 7 November, their inaugural mixed 7 a side fun Gaelic football competition. ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/CU0811/S00058.htm
16: Dosing for arthritis drug may be too slow
University of Otago
Researchers at the University of Otago Christchurch have completed a study which indicates that current approaches for treating rheumatoid arthritis may be too slow to control the onset of joint damage associated with the disease.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0811/S00020.htm
17: Project On Risk From Volcanoes In Auckland
University of Auckland
A major research project is underway to improve the understanding of the vulnerability of the Auckland region to volcanic eruptions.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0811/S00014.htm
18: Election Day In US: Record-Breaking, Mostly Smooth
PEW
Scattered problems throughout the country don’t tarnish presidential outcome. This week we’ll hear from our reporters in the field about what they saw on Tuesday.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO0811/S00105.htm
19: NZ ABC Learning Centres NOT In Receivership
ABC NZ
ABC Developmental Learning Centres (New Zealand) Ltd is NOT in receivership. ABC Developmental Learning Centres (New Zealand) General Manager, Craig Presland, is pleased to advise that the New Zealand business is not included in a list of companies ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/ED0811/S00019.htm
20: Sunny And On The Cool Side For Election Day
MetService
MetService meteorologists are forecasting sunny conditions, with slowly rising temperatures, over most of the country for Election Day.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/SC0811/S00013.htm
21: Why Vote Libertarianz?
Libertarianz Party
What sort of country do you want to live in? Every action you take, everyday, helps determine what sort of country you live in. On election day you get to make a public statement about what you'd like this country to be like. Do you want to live in a ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00133.htm
22: ISS acquire Chubb NZ guarding, mobile patrols
ISS Facility Services
ISS Facility Services today announced it has obtained clearance by the New Zealand Commerce Commission for the purchase of Chubb New Zealand’s guarding and mobile patrols business.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00118.htm
23: HARD NEWS 26/11/99 - Bring it On!
HARD NEWS from Russell Brown
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... well, we're nearly there. I had intended to deliver a high-minded meditation on the need for change. Indeed, I will. But before that perhaps we ought to look at the campaign - and at ourselves.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL9911/S00182.htm
24: www.mccully.co.nz - 7 November 2008
New Zealand National Party
There is an expression that has been heard with increasing frequency by this National Party candidate over recent weeks: “If you guys don’t win I’m going to Australia.” And too many people actually mean it.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PA0811/S00141.htm
25: Freedom Rider: Bush Crimes Continue
Margaret Kimberley
George W. Bush famously said, "They misunderestimated me." His ungrammatical statements induce sneers and snickers, but convey powerful truths. After stealing the 2000 election, violating international law, trampling on the Constitution, and emptying the treasury ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00085.htm
26: Commission Welcomes Addiction Booklet
Mental Health Commission
The Mental Health Commission welcomes publication of a new guide to addiction issues as timely and relevant.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/GE0811/S00019.htm
27: Cairns Lockie Mortgage Commentary 7 Nov 2008
Cairns Lockie Limited
Official cash rate 6.50% (unchanged) 90 day bill rate 6.65 (down from 7.11) 1 year swap rate 6.00 (down from 6.31) 3 year swap rate 6.20 (down from 6.36) 10 year bond rate 6.01 (up from 5.92) Kiwi dollar 0.5920 (down from 0.5892)
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00115.htm
28: Ngai Tahu Holdings Group achieves record result
Te Runanga o Ngai Tahu
Ngai Tahu Holdings Group’s Annual Report issued to tribal shareholders this week announces a net surplus of $58.2m for the year ending June 2008. This included a record operating surplus of $31.8m (prior to any asset revaluations and / or gains ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO0811/S00137.htm
29: Microsoft Helps Jumpstart NZ Entrepreneurs
Microsoft New Zealand
Auckland, New Zealand, November 6, 2008 – Microsoft today unveiled Microsoft BizSpark, a global program designed to help accelerate the success of entrepreneurs and early stage startups. With BizSpark, Microsoft provides entrepreneurs fast and easy access ...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU0811/S00107.htm
30: Wammo & Helen Clark & David Slack: On The Eve...
Scoop Audio
KiwiFM: Wammo is joined by Helen Clark and David Slack for an extended live interview in the studio this morning. In the final 24 hours before New Zealander’s go to the polls Helen lays it down honest and as real as she possibly can.
http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/HL0811/S00101.htm
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