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

 

National Radio Midday Bulletin

Fiji Crisis - NZ Reaction- Legal Loophole - Cancer Warning - Charlie Dempsey - Germany & World Cup- LOTR Thief – Warehouse Union - Wimbeldon Final

FIJI CRISIS: Civil unrest appears to be on the increase in Fiji despite the signing of a new accord to end the country’s seven-week-old political crisis. The military and the coup leaders have signed an agreement

NZ REACTION: Foreign Minister Phil Goff has said the Government will look at its political and economic situation in Fiji and the likelihood of the country returning to a democracy before it decides on the level of New Zealand’s representation in the islands.

LEGAL LOOPHOLE: The Police Minister George Hawkins will urgently move to close a legal loop hole after a judge threw out a drink driving case because the breath-testing kit was improperly labeled.

CANCER WARNING: As Gisborne gynecologist has told the cervical cancer inquiry that she warned authorities in 1998 that there was an outbreak of cervical cancer in the region.

CHARLIE DEMPSEY: The president of the Oceania Soccer Federation, Charlie Dempsey, has just finished a press conference he called to explain why he abstained from a vote on who would host the 2006 world cup soccer finals.

GERMANY & WORLD CUP - Germany won the rights to host the 2006 world cup soccer tournament because German firms have announced over $6 billion investment in Asia, FIFA insiders say.

LOTR THIEF: A Wellington stunt-man has pleaded guilty to charges related to attempting to sell advanced footage of the Lord of the Rings film trilogy.

WAREHOUSE UNION: The Warehouse managing director Stephen Tindall says plans for a private union incorporating only Warehouse staff follow employee concern at the introduction of new employment legislation.

WIMBELDON FINAL: Defending champion Pete Sampras showed all his fighting qualities to beat Australian Pat Rafter and rewrite the record books in a rain-interrupted men's singles final at Wimbledon this morning.

© 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>>