Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search

 


Top Scoops (With Sharp Stories)

What Should You Be Staying Sharp For?
SHORT & SHARP
Japan has banned all animal movements....why? (STORY CONTINUES)

CLICK HERE FOR FULL SHARP STORY:
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/ad_html/sharpstories/stein.html

TODAY’S TOP SCOOPS
Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A
Spouse Stoush: Whips Tell Hunt They'll Try To Be Good
Howard’s End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations"
Butchered Hector’s Dolphin Appalls Greens
Repetition Tackled In Voluntary Kids TV Advertising Guidelines
Business Confidence Holds
Beware Of Monteiths Hangover
Kiwi Teen Hero Demonstrates Chatroom Counselling Role
Brendan Lovegrove: So Offensive He’s Unmissable


TO CHANGE MY SCOOP OPTIONS OR UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS LIST
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/myscoop/signin.html


....PHOTO STORIES...
http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00490.htm
Filleted Dolphin Found Near Westport

http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00188.htm
IMAGES: Spouse House Stoush Whips Meeting

JUST POLITICS


Scoop Is In The House: Today’s Q&A

- Today's questions of the day concerned: Australian Defence Comparisons – Labour Market – Maori Lessee Compensation – Health Funding – National Rail Policy – Overworked Police – Teenage Dental Services – Historic Places Trust – School Roll Growth – Fire Service Pay Negotiations – Public Transport – Independent On Student Job Search. See... SCP HOUSE: Questions Of The Day – 28 March [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00192.htm


Spouse Stoush: Whips Tell Hunt They'll Try To Be Good

- Following a meeting with the Speaker Jonathan Hunt this morning, the party whips have agreed to reign in attacks on MPs’ spouses and families – for now. See... Spouse Stoush Tensions Temporarily Simmer Down [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00190.htm


Howard’s End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations"

- In lowering transaction fees and introducing other measures aimed at improving their image, Australian banks have admitted for the first time that they have “social obligations” to the community. John Howard writes. See... Howard's End: Oz Banks Admit "Social Obligations" [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/HL0103/S00187.htm


Butchered Hector’s Dolphin Appalls Greens

- Green co-leader Jeanette Fitzsimons today said protection measures may be required to protect the endangered Hector's dolphin after a professionally filleted carcass was found on a Westport beach. See... Greens appalled at filleted rare dolphin (Image) [1] and Hector’s Protection Needed - WWF [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00490.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00091.htm


Repetition Tackled In Voluntary Kids TV Advertising Guidelines

- New voluntary guidelines for advertising and sponsorship during children’s television were announced today from a coalition of groups involved in children’s television. See... Guidelines For Children’s Television Advertising [1] REACTION: - ACT - See... Kids Win from Self-Regulation in Broadcasting [2] - Greens - Greens disappointed over guidelines for kids TV [3]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PO0103/S00087.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00485.htm
[3] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00487.htm


Business Confidence Holds

- Finance Minister Michael Cullen today welcomed the March National Bank business outlook showing continuing high confidence both in the general economic environment and in own company prospects. See... Cullen welcomes continuing high confidence [1] . See also DEUTSCHE BANK NBNZ Business Confidence (March) [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00482.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/BU0103/S00200.htm


Beware Of Monteiths Hangover

- The Green Party is today congratulating DB Breweries for its decision to keep the Monteiths brewery in Greymouth open but is concerned about brewery workers’ jobs. See... Cheers Monteiths, but watch out for the hangover! [1] and Why Compromise Over Monteith's? [2]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00481.htm
[2] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/PA0103/S00476.htm


Kiwi Teen Hero Demonstrates Chatroom Counselling Role

- Recently a young New Zealander demonstrated a caring attitude by helping other teens in her role as a teen mentor through a US based online advice agency. She also showed a cool head by alerting the police about a teenager in the USA who was threatening to kill schoolmates and parents. See... New Issues On The Internet For Teens [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0103/S00073.htm


Brendan Lovegrove: So Offensive He’s Unmissable

- After Brendhan Lovegrove performed during Otago University’s 20001 Orientation, he was found to be so politically incorrect that several complaints were laid requesting that he never be allowed to perform at the University again. See... NZ’s Most Politically Incorrect Comedian [1]


[1] - http://www.scoop.co.nz/mason/stories/CU0103/S00069.htm

TOP SCOOPS


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>

ALSO:

Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>

ALSO:


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Top Scoops
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news