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


TV1 6pm News Headlines (First Segment)

Northern Rain - Missing Trampers - Otago Cervical Inquiry - Gisborne Inquiry - Hit And Run Admits - Todd Allegations

NORTHERN RAIN: More on the rain that wouldn’t go away. Today the deluge focused on the Coromandel peninsula with a wet weather warning to motorists after last night’s weather caused a spate of nose to tail accidents. The weather caused 30 trampers to be stranded in a hut.

MISSING TRAMPERS: Southland Police are becoming seriously concerned for the safety of three young men who have disappeared while tramping in the mountains.

OTAGO CERVICAL INQUIRY: There are new revelations of another health crisis, this time in the South Island’s Otago Health. The files of 14,000 women are being reviewed and a breast-screening programme in Otago and Southland has been suspended after revelations from the Gisborne Dr. Bottril cancer inquiry.

GISBORNE INQUIRY: One of the women who first gave evidence to the Gisborne Cervical Cancer Inquiry at it’s start three months ago has since died. Her mourners made an emotional tribute to her today.

HIT AND RUN ADMITS: The man who drove the vehicle that knocked two boys off a bridge in Wanganui, killing them, has admitted his act.

TODD ALLEGATIONS: A British tabloid is keeping the pressure on Kiwi equestrian Mark Todd. It has published a photo claiming it shows him using cocaine. However the Olympic authorities say the new information changes nothing and Todd will still be able to go to the Sydney 2000 Olympics.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


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>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Extradition Of Julian Assange

It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice... More>>


  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog