Todays top 20 rating items on Scoop are...
Cullen shifted to full back. Umaga off for Alatini. The commentators like this. The All Blacks seem to be spurred too.
For a while. Hoeft comes on for Dowd.
The following is a link to a running daily poll being conducted by Waikato University's Politics department.
Come on Cullen. We need magic! Mehrts, Jeff, please, get it together. Order. Find touch. No more chargedowns, please.
Forwards, effort IS REQUIRED! WORK. WORK. WORK. And hold on to the ball. Kees, fantastic work, keep it up. The rest of
you. Be like ...
The latest Herald Digi Poll shows the gap between National and Labour has dropped to just one per cent.
While all you kiwi kiwis wail and gnash your teeth following the All Black's tragic loss against France last weekend,
spare a thought for the thousands of kiwi refugees over here suffering on this cruel Australian shore. We are daily on
the receiving ...
At the turn of the century Richard Seddon trumpeted, “One Empire, one language, one people.”
Scoop received the following in the mail in the wake of the All Blacks loss to France in the Rugby World Cup...
Well the deed is finally done. Despite long denying the possibility of any such action, Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle
finally bit the bullet this week and pulled out of the race for the prize seat of Wellington Central. Jonathan Hill
The All Blacks as portrayed in three mock-up advertising images prepared by a Copenhagen expatriate fan….
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... so the All Blacks lost. They fell to bits for 20 minutes in the second half of their World Cup
semi final, blew a 14 point lead and surrendered the match and their Cup hopes to a French side they thrashed 54-7 at
the beginning ...
Produced by some internet wit….it seems that the net audience at least are not ready to forgive the All Blacks yet…
TV3 weather guru Augie Auer is predicting a big horrible mean storm for the coming 48 hours. Put away your boats. Watch
out for floods and stay at home, he says. Scoop plots the storm.
The release of the NZ First party list today does nothing to dispel the impression that the party is a "disintegrating,
disorganised and divisive personality cult," say two former candidates, Rex Widerstrom and David Stevenson.
The All Blacks lost. Yes, it is unthinkable. But yes, it has happened. France beat us. Horribly. And no its not over. We
have to play again. Against the Springboks. For third place! So yes, in short, it is awful.
Confirmation has come from the Australian government that Echelon, a global network which can eavesdrop on phone, fax or
e-mail anywhere on the planet, does exist. US Congressmen are calling for a full inquiry. John Howard reports.
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.
More plots of the storm...
Well the storm doesn't look too horrible for Wellington anyway....
If Labour and the Alliance can reverse the trend of recent polls and form a government after this election, it would be
the first truly left-wing administration since 1972-5.
"It seems another bastion in the fight for the freedom of speech was silenced today," says a Libertarianz Spokesman.
"Havana House Cigars held out as long as they could against the nico-nazis and their draconian laws banning information