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Gaza: Israeli TV warns foreigners to leave

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 14:09:13 +1300 | Julie Webb-Pullman

Israeli TV has warned all foreigners in Gaza to leave immediately through the Erez Crossing into Israel, suggesting a major military offensive against Gaza is imminent.More >>

John Key Speech to the West Auckland Business Club

Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:54:37 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Later in the year there’ll be an election, where I’ll seek the support of New Zealanders to continue the direction this country is going in. The economy is growing. More jobs are being created. Family incomes are rising. Crime is falling. More elective ...More >>

Americas Cup Lawsuit Mooted For "Herbie" Foil Trimming Mod. (Updated)

Fri, 27 Sep 2013 21:04:44 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

Team New Zealand is preparing a legal challenge in the wake of the remarkable Oracle Team USA up-wind speed turnaround in the Americas Cup Regatta which ended this Thursday morning (NZ Time) with a Team USA victory.More >>

David Cunliffe New Labour Leader

Sun, 15 Sep 2013 16:05:47 +1200 | Hamish Cardwell

David Cunliffe is the new Labour Party leader taking 51.15 percent of the vote, ahead of Grant Robertson with on 32.97 and Shane Jones on 20.59. More >>

Breaking: David Shearer Resigns As Labour Leader

Thu, 22 Aug 2013 13:44:44 +1200 | Hamish Cardwell

David Shearer has announced that he will resign as Leader of the Labour Party. In a short-notice press conference following a Labour caucus meeting, Shearer made a statement and did not answer questions. The resignation will take effect when a new ...More >>

9am EQ Update : City open for business, enjoy your weekend!

Sat, 17 Aug 2013 09:01:51 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Civil Defence, police and fire report a quiet night in Wellington overnight, with the Wellington CBD open for business this weekend – although people are advised to pay attention to any cordons.More >>

Newsflash - Parliamentary Services Boss Resigns

Thu, 1 Aug 2013 15:57:54 +1200 | Hamish Cardwell

According to Geoff Thorn, the General Manager of Parliamentary Service, has tendered his resignation due to blunders around the release of phone and swipe card access records.More >>

WCC Quake 4 - Take care and expect disruption 6.20am 22/7

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 08:00:52 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown strongly warns people to watch out for damage and expect disruption today as the city deals with the aftermath of last night’s quake. More >>

Scoop and Live From Wellington - WREMO Quake Press Conference Video

Mon, 22 Jul 2013 07:52:13 +1200 |

Richard Naylor is approaching the Wellington Station and will shortly start broadcasting live by webstream from this page. A press conference will be held by the council at 9am and this stream will endeavour to broadcast that press conference.More >>

Wellington Workers Advised Not To Go To CBD Till Midday

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 22:05:55 +1200 | Wellington City Council

Wellington workers should delay, if possible, travel in to work tomorrow, until at least midday so checks can be done on buildings in the CBD following this evening’s large quake. More >>

Wellington City Council Quake – news release 1 – 8pm

Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:42:22 +1200 | Wellington City Council

The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office has been activated this evening as a result of the strong earthquake that hit central New Zealand just after 5pm. More >>

Statement By Hon Peter Dunne MP

Fri, 7 Jun 2013 16:08:43 +1200 | United New Zealand

“I am extremely concerned and upset by the Henry Report’s findings regarding the unauthorised release of the Kitteridge Report in so far as they relate to me. More >>

New Zealand Police - Vehicle crash

Tue, 7 May 2013 11:42:27 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Rotorua Police advise that there are significant delays for city-bound traffic on Te Ngae Rd (SH30A) due to a vehicle crash at the intersection with Marguarita St, Fenton Park, Rotorua.More >>

Damaged Fishing Boat Being Assessed In Timaru

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 14:48:16 +1200 | Environment Canterbury

The fishing vessel that struck rocks off Stewart Island over the weekend is now berthed in Timaru while the damage is assessed. Environment Canterbury will be monitoring the vessel during its stay.More >>

Police Locate Items of Interest In Benneydale Bush

Mon, 29 Apr 2013 09:49:35 +1200 | New Zealand Police

Detectives investigating the fatal shooting of George Taiaroa are appealing to the public of Benneydale after the discovery of items of interest in the area. More >>

Explosion of a Suspected P lab

Tue, 23 Apr 2013 15:29:13 +1200 | Westpac Waikato Air Ambulance

The Waikato Westpac Rescue Helicopter flew to Tauranga Hospital this morning after the explosion of a suspected P lab badly burnt a 57-year-old Mt Maunganui man. The man was taken to Tauranga Hospital with burns following the blast and has now been ...More >>

Power Being Restored to the Transpower Network

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 14:30:06 +1200 | Transpower

At 1:03pm, Transpower started to restore power to its network following a power outage that affected the Cambridge area since 12am this morning. Parts of Cambridge township were livened at this time, and business and residents in these areas will ...More >>

News Updates from Citizens for Legitimate Government

Thu, 18 Apr 2013 16:17:21 +1200 | Citizens for Legitimate Government

Series of explosions in West, Texas. As many as 10 buildings are on fire. More >>

A New Foundation For A New Journalism In New Zealand

Wed, 10 Apr 2013 15:25:40 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

The name for Scoop's "Scoop Foundation Project" plays on the associated ideas of "foundation" and "construction". It is clear that we now need to build a new journalism.More >>

Tsunami – Potential Threat to NZ - Release No: 1 4pm

Wed, 6 Feb 2013 16:24:15 +1300 | Civil Defence Emergency Management

The Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) has issued a Tsunami Potential Threat advisory for East Cape, Gisborne, Auckland East, New Plymouth, Wellington, Milford Sound, Napier and Westport.More >>


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