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


EPOST NEWS Monitor, Wednesday, 13 September, 2000

The Evening Post, Wednesday, 13 September, 2000
Article: Mathew Loh

Bylaw could sink fast ferries - Taking the strain out of Strine - Gloves off as cage fighters get ready - Leaders negotiate free trade compromise - Students lured to Vic with sex - Inside headlines - Editorial.

Bylaw could sink fast ferries: Speed restrictions could spell the end of Fast Ferries on Cook Strait, ferry companies say.

Taking the stain out of Strine: G'day you bastard. Goin to the footie this arvo?

Gloves off as cage fighters get ready: Gloveless cage-fighters are under no illusion as they prepare for a rocky time at next month's national freestyle event at Lower Hutt's Walter Nash Stadium.

Leaders negotiate free trade compromise: A compromise deal will enable National to vote for the Singapore free trade agreement as long as there's no reference to more favourable treatment for Maori.

Students lured to Vic with sex: Students will be able to take Sex 111 at Victoria University next year.

Inside headlines.
- Council Ceo pay rise new benchmark;
- Trade clause upset without precedent;
- Cops too rough - Bradford;
- Man found guilty of Armourguard robbery;
- Sky to broadcast parliament;
- GE Commission goes on the road;
- Child-porn ruling pits censorship board against court;
- Stout centre could go in deficit cuts;
- Fake guns: Someone will cop it;
- CCH and nurses to resume talks today;
- Open elite varsity - Gates;
- Fake rail passes being offered;
- Debate grows on home for Krupp gun;
- Marine centre proponents ask for ratepayer backing.

Sports lead.
Nagging dilemma for selectors: Who to leave out of New Zealand's equestrian lineup at the Olympic Games is an issue team selectors have only two more days to decide.

Editorial: Bonus for criminals - it's just not fair.

© 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