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

 

The Dominion

People’s Bank – Gavin Dash – Woman Attacked – Bob Harvey – Stokes Valley Fire – Petrol Prices – Jenny Shipley – Inside Political Headlines – Editorial: ERB

PEOPLE’S BANK: The Dominion leads today with a report that “Mum and Dad” investors will be asked to stump up with more than $60 million to set up the People’s Bank.

GAVIN DASH: The front-page photo shows police searching in Karori with ground penetrating radar for the body of missing – feared murdered – Wellington law student Gavin Dash.

Also on the front page:

- WOMAN ATTACKED: a report that a woman who was attacked by a man lay unconscious on the doorstep of her home in Lower Hutt for almost two hours in freezing temperatures yesterday;

- BOB HARVEY: a report that controversial Labour Party president Bob Harvey has announced he is standing down, but denies he was asked to fall on his sword by PM Helen Clark;

- STOKES VALLEY FIRE: a report that police are looking for a woman who they thought had died with her partner in a fatal house fire in Stokes Valley yesterday;

- PETROL PRICES: a report that Mobil pumped up its petrol prices 2 cents last night and its rivals look set to follow;

- JENNY SHIPLEY: a report that the immediate attention given to Jenny Shipley in Wellington Hospital has upset other heart patients who say they were forced to wait more than a year for similar treatment.

Inside Political Headlines:

- Job Group split from department;
- NZ listed for “abuse of rights”
- Solomons “must find solution”;
- Despite the soft pedal it’s a big day for Cullen;
- ABOUT THE HOUSE: All het up over stone cold issues;
- Speight wants amnesty extended;
- Minister wants third way.

EDITORIAL – ERB: It is good that changes are to be made to the ERB. But it is unfortunate that the bill will remain largely intact.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

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>>

ALSO:

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>>

ALSO:

Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>