Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | News Flashes | Scoop Features | Scoop Video | Strange & Bizarre | Search


The Evening Post

207 Quake Risks Named - Rugby Fever Hits Embassy - Life savings gone on life-saving operation - No more, begs Hine's relative - Inside Headlines - Sports Lead - Editorial

207 Quake Risks Named: Popular cafes,restaurants and hotels are among buildings considered earthquake risks by Wellington City Council.

Rugby fever hits Embassy: Wellington's gone rugby mad - the Embassy theatre yesterday sold all tickets to it's big screen showing of this Saturday's test.

Life savings gone on life-saving operation: The front page pic shows Frank and Joyce Julius who were forced to pay $16,000 for life-saving surgery after being twice being turned away by Wellington Hospital.

No more, begs Hine's relative: A relative of the murdered Waiarapa toddler has issued an emotional plea for her whanau to stop the violence.

Inside Headlines:

- Team to shield Todd from "prying media";
- Health Bill causes split in Labour;
- Greens betrayed low-paid - NZ First;
- Employers, unions may find it hard to heed Brash call;
- Family describes impact of rail death;
- Fire Service drops PR firm, signs up Saatchi;
- Low spectrum bids undercut Maori trust;
- Foster parents shy away from 'challenging teens';
- CYFS abuse service funds to be cut;
- DJ gets in NZ ON Air job;
- Court action threatens sale;
- Hip-swingers off to Florida;
- Arms offenders likened to British nail bomber;
- Health reforms may see 31 jobs go;
- Tertiary co-operation need;
- New scooters will be larger, faster.

Sports lead: All Blacks move into top gear: The All Blacks used the Taranaki NPC team as a guinea pig at Massey University yesterday, practicing new move before Saturday's test.

Editorial - Amended Bill won't restore confidence.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Werewolf: Living With Rio’s Olympic Ruins

Mariana Cavalcanti Critics of the Olympic project can point a discernible pattern in the delivery of Olympics-related urban interventions: the belated but rushed inaugurations of faulty and/or unfinished infrastructures... More>>

Live Blog On Now: Open Source//Open Society Conference

The second annual Open Source Open Society Conference is a 2 day event taking place on 22-23 August 2016 at Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington… Scoop is hosting a live blog summarising the key points of this exciting conference. More>>



Gordon Campbell: On The Politicising Of The War On Drugs In Sport

It hasn’t been much fun at all to see how “war on drugs in sport” has become a proxy version of the Cold War, fixated on Russia. This weekend’s banning of the Russian long jumper Darya Klishina took that fixation to fresh extremes. More>>


Binoy Kampmark: Kevin Rudd’s Failed UN Secretary General Bid

Few sights are sadder in international diplomacy than seeing an aging figure desperate for honours. In a desperate effort to net them, he scurries around, cultivating, prodding, wishing to be noted. Finally, such an honour is netted, in all likelihood just to shut that overly keen individual up. More>>

Open Source / Open Society: The Scoop Foundation - An Open Model For NZ Media

Access to accurate, relevant and timely information is a crucial aspect of an open and transparent society. However, in our digital society information is in a state of flux with every aspect of its creation, delivery and consumption undergoing profound redefinition... More>>

Keeping Out The Vote: Gordon Campbell On The US Elections

I’ll focus here on just two ways that dis-enfranchisement is currently occurring in the US: (a) by the rigging of the boundary lines for voter districts and (b) by demanding elaborate photo IDs before people are allowed to cast their vote. More>>

Ramzy Baroud: Being Black Palestinian - Solidarity As A Welcome Pathology

It should come as no surprise that the loudest international solidarity that accompanied the continued spate of the killing of Black Americans comes from Palestine; that books have already been written and published by Palestinians about the plight of their Black brethren. In fact, that solidarity is mutual. More>>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news