Scoop Top 30 Daily Ratings

Published: Thu 20 Nov 2003 09:31 AM
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
7: Chuckman Cartoon: Don't Forget To Flush
Cartoon by John Chuckman….
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?
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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
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.
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 ...
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.
19: Chuckman Cartoon: More Flush Bush 2004 Images
For the first image in this series see… Chuckman Cartoon: Don't Forget To Flush
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''.
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...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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’:
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.
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.
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