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Opinion Piece: UK Tax Expert Chas Roy-Chowdhury

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 13:29:19 +1300 | Chas Roy-Chowdhury

New Zealand needs to be commended for its consultation processes on tax reform. This new Tax Working Group has until February 2019 to report back its recommendations and even then, no new taxes will be adopted until after the next election giving ...More >>

Scoop 3.0 - How You Can Help Scoop’s Evolution

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 10:41:24 +1300 | Scoop Publishing

Entering into its third decade of operation, the Scoop news ecosystem is set to undergo another phase of transformation and evolution. We have big plans for 2018 as we look to expand our public interest journalism coverage, upgrade our publishing infrastructure ...More >>

Introducing ScoopPro

Wed, 15 Nov 2017 15:47:28 +1300 | Scoop Publishing

ScoopPro is a new offering aimed at ensuring professional users get the most out of Scoop and support us to continue improving it so that Scoop continues to exist as a public service for all New Zealanders.More >>

Queenstown Airbnb Reform a Good Start But Not Far Enough

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 12:20:49 +1300 | Joseph Cederwall

The Proposed changes to short-term visitor accommodation rules in the Queenstown Lakes district are a good step in the right direction to ensuring affordable housing for locals and longer-term tourists. More >>

The shortest-lived Catalan Republic?

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:42:02 +1300 | Joan Ramon Resina

Independence supporters gather outside Catalonia’s government buildings. Photo by Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images. Joan Ramon Resina is director of Stanford’s Iberian Studies Program and an affiliate of The Europe Center at the Freeman Spogli Institute ...More >>

How To Vote To Ensure A More Open Government

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:43:25 +1200 | Joseph Cederwall

Part two of an Opening the Election 2017 series on Open Government in Aotearoa. If you are still wondering what open government is, and why it is important to NZ then the first article is a good start for you .More >>

Let The People Grow (They Do Anyway)

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 22:07:58 +1200 | Shane Le Brun

Part Two in a series of opinion pieces by Shane Le Brun, Coordinator, Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand (MCANZ)More >>

Access to Safe, Affordable and Legal Medicinal Cannabis

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 20:57:27 +1200 | Julie Anne Genter

Sick and dying people should have access to safe, affordable and legal cannabis for medicinal use. At the moment, patients who suffer from terminal illnesses and chronic pain who turn to cannabis for pain relief live in fear of being prosecuted. ...More >>

Do We Really Need “Pharma Grade” Medical Cannabis?

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 00:56:04 +1200 | Shane Le Brun

Part one of a series of opinion pieces by Shane Le Brun, Coordinator, Medical Cannabis Awareness New Zealand There is strong public support for significant reform of Medical Cannabis (MC) regulation. The system currently in place, which focuses wholly on ...More >>

Medical Cannabis - Co-creating a Policy for Aotearoa

Thu, 7 Sep 2017 11:05:26 +1200 | HiveMind

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018?More >>

Open Government – Inoculating Against Fascism

Fri, 1 Sep 2017 04:15:54 +1200 | Joseph Cederwall

The ultimate aim of any human society should be to ensure the prosperity, freedom and fulfilment for all of its members. Our shared natural, economic and social resources are part of a common inheritance or ‘commonwealth’, therefore must be utilised ...More >>

HiveMind Report: Consensus Found On Key Water Quality Issues

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 02:13:35 +1200 | Hivemind

Thankyou to all who contributed to our HiveMind Consultation on 'Water Quality' in July and August 2017. It is clear that there was a consensus amongst the 117 New Zealanders participating in this exercise around a number of important aspects of ...More >>

HiveMind: Universal Basic Income - Are we up for it?

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:55:30 +1200 | HiveMind

In collaboration with Basic Income New Zealand, Scoop invites you to participate in the third Opening the Election HiveMind exploration for 2017 on Universal Basic Income.More >>

New mobile optimised Scoop website launched

Wed, 10 May 2017 05:22:59 +1200 | Scoop Publishing

Today Scoop Publishing Limited is launching a new website design. It has been a long, long time in the making - and replaces a design originally launched in 2005 and modified in 2007. More >>

Commission declines NZME/Fairfax merger

Wed, 3 May 2017 08:45:01 +1200 | Commerce Commission

The Commerce Commission has today released its final decision declining authorisation for NZME and Fairfax to merge their media operations in New Zealand. More >>

Nicky Hager Speaking Live on Scoop Tonight

Fri, 7 Apr 2017 16:52:16 +1200 | Opening The Election

Tune in live at our facebook page at 8.45pm tonight Friday 7 April to hear Nicky Hager speak live at Scoop’s Opening the Election event.More >>

Win a copy of 'A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand' Book

Tue, 4 Apr 2017 16:24:37 +1200 | Opening The Election

We have one copy of A Constitution for Aotearoa New Zealand , by former prime minister Sir Geoffrey Palmer and constitutional lawyer Dr Andrew Butler. The book has been signed by Sir Geoffrey and generously donated to Scoop in support of this campaign.More >>

Scoop ‘Opening The Election’ Forum Event

Mon, 3 Apr 2017 17:38:10 +1200 | Opening The Election

Scoop ‘Opening The Election’ Forum Event 7 April from 7pm - 11pm @ 17 Tory St, Wellington and streaming online at this page. Speakers ft. Nicky Hager, Geoff Simmons Live Music from Mara TK , Ruth Mundy and Lake SouthMore >>

An Appeal To All Friends Of Scoop - This Is Not A Drill

Sun, 2 Apr 2017 12:14:20 +1200 | Alastair Thompson

An Appeal To All Friends Of - This Is Not A Drill - Please Pledge Today ....including, a Scoop finances FAQ + a brief history of Scoop's crowd-funding efforts to date... A Special Message From Scoop Co-Founder Alastair ThompsonMore >>

Scoop offering 2 million “Ads For Good” this election year

Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:09:30 +1300 | Opening The Election

We are launching an exciting new community incentive as part of Scoop’s ‘Opening the Election’ crowdfunding campaign by offering 2 million free ads on Scoop to worthy causes.More >>


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