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


The Dominion

Victims Rights – Fiji Coup – Aids Stats – Morgan Fahey – Working Visas – Haka Trademark – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: Fiji Coup

VICTIMS RIGHTS: The Dominion leads today with a report that victims will be given the right to tell courts whether sex offenders names should be made public, Justice Minister Phil Goff said yesterday.

FIJI COUP: The front-page photo shows George Speight’s driver pointing to a bullet hole in his bosses car. An accompanying report says Fijian soldiersfired around 20 shots yesterday when vehicles carrying rebel leader George Speight and his backup team drove through a checkpoint in Suva – the military said.

Also on the front page:

- AIDS STATS: a report that almost half of the people reported to be infected with HIV in the first quarter of the year – 11 out of 24 – were infected through homosexual conduct overseas, the Aids Epidemiology Group said yesterday.

- MORGAN FAHEY: a report that the crown will seek a longer jail term for convicted sex offender Morgan Fahey;

- WORKING VISAS: a report that the Government plans to double the number of visas granted to young people wanting a working holiday in New Zealand;

- HAKA TRADEMARK: a report that members of Wellington’s Ngati Toa iwi have applied to trademark Te Rauparaha’s haka – the haka performed by the All Blacks.

Inside Political Headlines:

- NZ to continue Solomons rescues;
- Immigration office in Suva expecting rush;
- Army identified as priority, says PM;
- Strengthening of victims’ rights welcomed;
- Restorative justice seen as costly “fad”;
- Call for more public input on Employment Relations Bill;
- Coalition partners make-up;
- Milosevic, sympathisers not welcome – Goff

EDITORIAL – FIJI COUP: Smart sanctions used to limit the damage of the Fiji coup.:

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Gordon Campbell: On Trump’s Open White Nationalism

By telling those four elected, American born and/or raised women of colour to “go home”, US President Donald Trump’s racist agenda has come out of the shadows. More>>


Mediaversaries: 20 Years Of The Scoop Information Ecosystem

Scoop celebrates its 20th anniversary this month. To celebrate, we are offering 20% off all ScoopPro subscriptions, including the newly launched ScoopPro Citizen service for Citizen readers. More>>


Lyndon Hood: Better Analogies For National Pilfering Budget Data

After the Treasury Secretary's tragically doomed effort provide a metaphorical image for the budget data breach, and the rash of media attempts that followed, we never got an analogy that really covers all the bases. Until now. More>>


Resignation Of Metiria Turei: Were Journalists 'Just Doing Their Job'?

In our research we examined the role of journalism in animating the Turei controversy and the different perceptions of professional journalists and online commentators sympathetic to Turei’s left politics. ... More>>