Scoop's top 30 rating items last week were...
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.
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.
Five leaders, five questions each. Paul Holmes as inquisitor. Yes or no answers requested. The following questions were
one of segments from the Second Leaders debate held last night on TV1.
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.
Scoop received the following in the mail in the wake of the All Blacks loss to France in the Rugby World Cup...
“Helen Clark seems to be the only New Zealander pleased that the All Blacks lost their World Cup semi-final match”,
Sport Minister Murray McCully said today.
Responding to the hints of a couple of US Lord of The Rings websites – http://www.lordoftherings.com/ and
http://www.onering.net/ - Scoop earlier this week informed its star Hobbit paparazzi of a reported sighting of Gandalf’s
exploding trees in Upper Hutt.
The following is a link to a running daily poll being conducted by Waikato University's Politics department.
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 All Blacks lost against the French today because they lacked pride in themselves and their country, Mauri Pacific
Leader Tau Henare said today.
Produced by some internet wit….it seems that the net audience at least are not ready to forgive the All Blacks yet…
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 All Blacks as portrayed in three mock-up advertising images prepared by a Copenhagen expatriate fan….
The latest Herald Digi Poll shows the gap between National and Labour has dropped to just one per cent.
As New Zealanders arise numb from this morning's horror at Twickenham, politicians must pick themselves up to fight the
election campaign. Labour will be tempted to revel in the "doom and gloom", National must find a way out of it.
New Zealand First President, Doug Woolerton MP, today released New Zealand First's Party List (attached).
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 ...
After the brouhaha of the Tourism Board fiasco earlier this year it was interesting to see an advert for New Zealand on
Irish Television last night. An hour long programme about the All Blacks called "Haka: The Legend Of The All Blacks"
made by Adidas and ...
Having seemingly scored the internet Scoop of the week with his pictures of BREE AT FIRST LIGHT Scoop contacted the
Hobbit who scooped the world and asked him if he had any more snaps from his visit to Bree….
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 ...
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 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.
This week's proposed US Senate-Jesse Helms confirmation hearing over the appointment of Carol Moseley-Braun as New
Zealand Ambassador, is likely to bring information on her background sharply back into focus. John Howard reports.
Yesterday's launch of the election campaign's by Labour, National and NZ First leaders, looked like they all took
lessons from their US colleagues. John Howard reports.
At the turn of the century Richard Seddon trumpeted, “One Empire, one language, one people.”
Rebels at Victoria University of Wellington labelled Phillida Bunkle's decision to withdraw from the Wellington Central
election race as "cowardly".
Jenny Shipley has promised that a National government will pay, to New Zealanders who receive high incomes, a dividend
in the form of a cut in the 33% tax rate to 30%. The argument of those who seek such a handout is that New Zealand must
cut its ...
Scoop wouldn’t normally so shamelessly lift a photo from a newspaper but in this instance the claim in the Mirror/Daily
Record that this is the “first” picture of the Lord of the Rings secret Kingdom, is, respectfully disputed.
Herewith the full list of thirty list candidates for Libertarianz, the party aiming to get Nanny State off our backs,
out of our pockets, and out of our lives. These people are not committee joiners, scout leaders or bureaucrats - they
are passionate ...
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.