Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
"Peter Jackson suggested a droopier moustache. I suddenly looked like a double for the Beatles' Maharishi", actor Ian
McKellen on his transformation into the mage Gandolf - a Lord Of The Rings snapshot.
Native Forest Action (NFA) yesterday admitted making a blunder by accusing ACT leader Ken Shirley of making a fool of
himself by publicising a leaked email, says a West-Coast newspaper.
I began this e-mail last night because I found it hard to sleep. I want to put Kit's persecution into a context for the
record. Please excuse the length. Henrik is right. There is a book in this.
The following pictures - supplied to Scoop anonymously - show actress Liv Tyler in action during the shooting of some
scenes for the Lord Of The Rings trilogy. The pictures were taken in the South Island near Wanaka.
Ironically enough, the spur to think again about the nature of `freedom' was provided by a phrase in a Young Nationals
column - Jordan Carter in his From The Left Column.
In the interests of informing the public Scoop has taken a number of photographs which show plans for massive building
development on the Wellington Waterfront.
PERTH, West Australia (JP): How well did the Australian media cover the East Timor debacle in recent months?
Banks are charging too much in fees and are misleading the Banking Ombudsman say a group to meet with the Minister of
Consumer Affairs Phillida Bunkle, on Tuesday.
Prime Minister Helen Clark and Minister of Broadcasting and Minister in Charge of Television New Zealand Marian Hobbs,
said today that the Government had decided not to approve the joint venture proposal for Television New Zealand to set
up a digital ...
A foul at the finish line, robbed AmericaOne of a second victory against Prada, in the fourth race of the Louie Vuitton
finals on Sunday.
Today we have news that Indonesian Armed Forces Chief and Cabinet Minister General Wiranto has been asked to resign by
the new democratically elected Indonesian President Abdurrachman Wahid.
International cooperation and the rule of law are fundamental to ensuring global peace and prosperity. It concerns me
deeply when commentators begin to portray these as a some kind of evil - opinion by Jim Sutton.
TVNZ Chairman, Rosanne Meo, says TVNZ fully appreciates the Government considering this matter so early in its term,
and recognises the Government’s need to consider this issue within the context of its own broadcasting policy.
The government's decision to axe beech logging on the West Coast has been criticised yet again, with a foreign forestry
expert saying the move was shortsighted. Scoop's West Coast correspondent John Howard reports.
The Act Party have made fools of themselves by publicising a Native Forest Action email and claiming it embarrasses the
Following Is the Original Letter from the Royal Forest And Bird Society along with the Timberlands Employee's Email
which started the controversy.
CONTENTS: Editorial: Mad Right-Wingers, and "We Won The War" A response to last week's column Rebels misfire again!
(NOTE: Scoop will be posting a series of materials and reports on Mayday2K over the coming months - either in the
Headlines Wire or the General wire. The Mayday 2000 global action is being organised on the internet in a decentralised
fashion and follows ...
Incis Inquiry – Dental Fees – No Investigation – Snail Mail – A Post Election – ACC Report – Contact Taupo –HFA
Resignation – Digital March – Road Toll – Murder Charge – Dunedin Weather
The Alliance is pleased Dentistry fees are being reduced and said that this is one of the first steps to removing
barriers to tertiary education.