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


The Evening Post

The Evening Post

'I genuinely feared for my life' -- Tapping weakens as sub's oxygen runs low - Going where the wild things are - Tua title-fight deal worth $8m - Baffled Brash leaves interest rate untouched - Inside headlines - Sportslead - Editorial

'I genuinely feared for my life': Police will not charge the officer who shot and killed Waitara man Steven Wallace.

Tapping weakens as sub's oxygen runs low: Rescuers mounted a desperate undersea mission today to save 116 sailors trapped in a stricken nuclear submarine on the sea floor before their dwindling oxygen supplies run out.

Going where the wild things are: The front page pic shows Wellington Zoo chimps Boyd and Mahinga.

Tua title fight deal worth $8 million: New Zealand Samoan heavyweight David Tua is in line for $8million payout with his manager Kevin Barry confirming the purse for November's Tua- Lennox Lewis championship bout.

Baffled Brash leaves interest rate untouched: Baffled by what's happening with the economy? Reserve Bank governor Don Brash doesn't know either.

Inside Headlines:
- Samuels contact threatens to sue PM;
- Alliance backs vote on Singapore trade treaty;
- ACC beefs up security as result of murder;
- Most leaders back easing photo rules;
- Govt's planned Treaty clause dangerous - MP;
- Kiwi backpacker survives a second time;
- McCully tables Stigley's responses;
- Families give dope to 10-year-olds, survey finds;
- WRC report opposes boatshed sleepovers;
- SHI holds few surprises for pilot;
- Goff upsets lawyer;
- Games problem blamed on tickets;
- Rainbow warrior opera now on CD;

Sportslead Times up for super scrounger: Josh Kronfeld's All Black career will definitely end this year.

Editorial: New Bill won't cut hospital waiting lists; A submariner plight.

© 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