Scoop: Weekend Ratings

Published: Mon 11 Dec 2000 08:22 AM
The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend (Hobbits excluded) were...
5: Upton-on-line December 8th
Today’s issue is devoted in its entirety to some ruminations upton-on-line offered to some Wellington-based upton-on-line readers at a function hosted by Wellington’s Mayor, Mark Blumsky and sponsored by Sue Wood & Associates. It was on the (overly ...
6: NZPA report recklessly irresponsible
Prime Minister Helen Clark said tonight that a New Zealand Press Association report alleging that New Zealanders will no longer get automatic residency in Australia is completely and utterly false.
9: Closing the Gaps leaves departments in a spin
Helen Clark's new spin on Closing the Gaps leaves Govt. departments in a spin
10: CRIs At Forefront Of Progress
Crown Research Institutes are at the forefront of progress toward a knowledge based society, as demonstrated by both their research results and their financial performance the President of the Association of Crown Research Institutes, Dr Keith Steele, said ...
11: Scoop: Just Politics
Thai And Czech Discrimination Concerns - Police Frugality Message Simple Says Hawkins - In The Committee Rooms - Greenies Just Plain Stupid Say Libz - Winston’s Holy Guidance - Christian Heritage Cloudburst - Two Months Till Dope D-Day
12: Keith Rankin: Home Expensive Home
The OECD report on the New Zealand economy released last Thursday suggested, among other things, that the New Zealand government should tax the imputed income on owner occupied housing. Minister of Finance, Dr Michael Cullen, promptly dismissed the ...
13: Scarecrow Documentary Among Screen Fund Grants
A one-hour documentary capturing a festival of more than 200 scarecrows and a slice of rural life in the Wairarapa features among the 14 films offered grants in the latest funding round of the Screen Innovation Production Fund.
15: Competition Reveals Canine David And Goliath
New Zealand’s largest dog weighs the same as All Black Carlos Spencer and is a hundred times larger than the country’s most pint-sized pooch.
16: Media Flash - Aussie Media News And Jobs 23/10
Flash Points a.. COWLEY BLASTS SHARE ACTIVIST: PMP Chairman Hits at Mayne b.. JOHN B. FAIRFAX: 'Olympics Was Like January' c.. $1.5 MIL. 'MISSING' AT ISIS: Plus $5 Mil. Lost On Sponsorship d.. OLYMPICS - NEWSPAPER STYLE: Worth The Bother? e.. WANTED: ...
19: Rosalea Barker: Keep Going Down The Path!
Keep going down the path! So yells Russell Crowe in the TV trailer for the hostage movie about to open in two days time, "Proof of Life". The presidential stand-off feels like a hostage drama too with no romantic Meg Ryan-type relief
20: Kapa Haka Meets Classical In Te Waka Toi Grants
Kapa haka and classical music will come together in two of the projects offered grants in the latest funding round of Te Waka Toi, the Maori arts board of Creative New Zealand.
21: NZ Commits Police To East Timor
New Zealand is to contribute eight police personnel to the United Nations Mission in East Timor (UNAMET), Prime Minister Jenny Shipley said today.
22: HARD NEWS 01/12/00 - This Little Prick Won't Hurt
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... whatever its challenges this year, the coalition has frequently allowed us to forget that it is a minority government. But that fact became all too clear this week as the new district health boards legislation reached its reckoning.
23: NORML Issues Health Warning About Toxic Marijuana
The National Organisation for the Reform of Marijuana Laws today issued a health warning that marijuana sprayed by the Police with a deadly poison is being sold in Auckland.
24: NZ Undermines Precaution In Toxics Treaty
Auckland/ Johannesburg – 8 December 2000: New Zealand today joined forces with, Australia, Japan, USA and Canada in an attempt to shred precautionary and preventative action on protecting human health and the environment from toxic chemicals.
25: Howard’s End: Russia Shuts Down Sallies’ Threat
First it was the closed trial of alleged but now-convicted American spy, Edmond Pope, and now the Salvation Army has been told by a Moscow City court that it is plotting to overthrow the government because it has the word "Army" in ...
27: Winston Practises Plagiarism!
“The recent attack on the Government’s ‘closing the gaps’ policies by New Zealand First is shamefully opportunistic. Their new policy philosophies also are suspiciously similar to the consistent welfare and family policies of the Christian Heritage Party,” ...
28: Soft Air Guns - Toys Or Trouble
The shooting of a man north of Auckland on Thursday is a warning for parents that the soft air guns their children may own are dangerous weapons in conflict situations.
29: US Science Body Endorses Expanded Marine Reserves
The USA National Academy of Sciences has recommended in a major review that the United States expand its currently small system of protected marine reserves. According to a new National Research Council report "Marine Protected Areas: Tools for ...
7: Scoop Images: Lake Hobbitton - Another View
8: Scoop Images: Hobbiton By The Water
17: Scoop Images: And Not A Hobbit Was Stirring
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30: Scoop Images: A Hobbit Summer House?
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