Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search


Public Address 25/08/05 - Doctors, Boffins, Asians

PUBLIC ADDRESS 25/08/05 - Doctors, Boffins, Asians etc

A message from the National Party... | Aug 24, 2005 19:22
Keith Ng on the election trail

I got a phone call from the National Party earlier today, and I must say, I'm rather flattered. I guess I must be doing something right, or I'm doing everything *spectacularly* wrong! By convention, the Opposition gets to borrow a boffin from Treasury during the election to help them with...,

*** # # # ***

Whaddya mean you didn't get the memo? | Aug 24, 2005 17:48
David Slack on his own account

TO: Spin Doctors, Flacks, Flunkies and all other Political Operatives. FROM: Evil Thought Control High Command RE: 2005 New Zealand Election. Rules of Engagement Please disregard all previous memos. The Monday night debate has exposed a spin disaster...,

*** # # # ***

Metics Four | Aug 24, 2005 11:43
Che Tibby's view from Wellington

Maybe the best way to understand difference is to first understand what it is not. Sure, there's a chance that sounds a little too zen for some, but really what I mean is understanding sameness...,

*** # # # ***

Alternative Nation*10: The Final Countdown | Aug 24, 2005 11:41
Graham Reid's many things

The recording of the final programmes in this year's New Zealand Idyll -- in which leaders of political parties outline their vision for the country -- was disrupted this week when the invited audience constantly shouted down the contestants, and a leader previously dumped from the competition gate-crashed the studio...,

*** # # # ***

Colourblinded by the calculations | Aug 24, 2005 11:00
Living the invasion with Tze Ming Mok

It makes far more sense for Breakfast to ask Keith Ng what an 'Asian' is, than for Mark Sainsbury to ask Don Brash what a 'Maori' is. Al Kwun notes a follow-up to Brash could have been "and have you ever seen one on the street where you...,

*** # # # ***

Calcu-ma-lator | Aug 24, 2005 08:50
Damian Christie - Cracker With Attitude

Crikey. When I arksed for a calculator, I was just expecting some little solar-powered thingamy. Punch in the numbers, push the button and bingo. But no. This is some scientific sh*t. The Casio FX82-B with the fliptop lid that breaks halfway through your School C maths year ain't...,


© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Using Scoop Professionally? Introducing ScoopPro

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>>


Don Rennie: Is It Time To Take ACC Back To First Principles?

The word “investing” has played a major part in the operations of the ACC since 1998... More>>

27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>


Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

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>>