The top 20 rating items on Scoop at the weekend were...
Leading Americas Cup challenger, Luna Rossa - ITA 48, marked her debut today by beating New York Yacht Club's Young
America team. PLUS: the points, the weather, the forecast, who races who tomorrow and more...
The Americas Cup Louis Vuitton challenger series is now getting serious with international teams competing for nine
points a win. Only the top six teams will advance to the semi-finals so performance is critical in this round.
Round Robin two of the Louis Vuitton Cup Challenger Selection Series ended after three previously cancelled matches were
re-sailed from Race 6 of 14 November. Team Prada's yacht Luna Rossa completed the Round Robin yesterday with a total of
46 points, ...
Labour Leader Helen Clark today brought forward the announcement of her cabinet team after an election was held at
caucus today. (See earlier story for details of who is in.)
The Louis Vuitton Cup continues to provide thrilling match race action as Round Robin Three kicks into gear. The results
are critical now, wins are worth nine points.
Labour Leader Helen Clark has announced the Labour members of the cabinet after a ballot was held today by the Labour
caucus. It is a predictable announcement with no surprises.
GOOD DAY MEDIAPHILES ... it is a new dawn, is it not? Well, it was a hell of a night anyway, and perhaps we ought to
leave the Tony Blair stuff well alone. The news is this: the mood has lifted. Auckland has been fine and mild all week
and, without ...
Prime Minister-elect Helen Clark today announced Labour’s Cabinet ministers, following an election held at a meeting of
the Labour caucus.
Italy's Prada team will pull out its second yacht Luna Rossa ITA 48 to race the round robin 3 challenger match races on
Auckland's Hauraki Gulf. Prada notched up a formidable lead in both previous round robins in the Americas Cup Louis
Vuitton challenger series ...
Italy's Prada team shows its 3 year sailing experience on the Hauraki Gulf is placing it ahead of the Americas Cup
challenger pack. It has a slick boat and a shrued team. But Sunday's race against Dennis Conner's Stars and Stripes will
The Labour caucus' decision not to elect to cabinet their ACC spokesman and former president is a strong sign that the
caucus believes renationalising ACC is a silly policy, according to ACT Leader Richard Prebble
Round Robin Two of the Louis Vuitton Cup finished with a flourish on Saturday. Three matches, rescheduled from Race Six,
were sailed today. The matches were outstanding - all at one point featured good close match racing by teams fighting
for precious ...
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.
Visitors to the Prebble's Rebels web site have used an online poll to call for the legalisation of cannabis.
Scoop is proud to present another image of Hobbitton… this time of what appears to be a fairly grand Hobbit summer house
Scoop today features coverage from this afternoon's press conference announcing the new cabinet lineup....and lots of
news about trade...
For the first time in 25 years Northern Ireland has taken control of its own affairs with power being devolved from
London at midnight local time (1pm Thursday NZ time).
The Green Party says the United States should keep out of the domestic debate over the purchase of 28 F-16 fighters.
Who is winning where, who is second and what they are on....updated every 5 minutes....
While tens of thousands of people were protesting around the world against the WTO, a Philipino group dealt its own blow
to Shell, according to a recent report on the n30 - listbot.com - internet mailing list.