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

 

The Dominion

Conference Cancelled – Tait Flag Bearer – Adopt US dollar – Algal Bloom - Holmes’ Salary

- CONFERENCE CANCELLED: A conference on family violence featuring New Zealand and international experts has been cancelled after objections by a Taranaki Maori Women’s Refuge that it clashed with the anniversary of the 1881 invasion of Parihaka.

- TAIT FLAG BEARER: Blyth Tait was named captain and flag bearer of the New Zealand Olympic team at a function at the New South Wales State Parliament last night.

- ADOPT US DOLLAR: New Zealand should consider adopting the United States dollar rather than entering into a monetary union Australia, Trade Negotiations Minister Jim Sutton has suggested.

- ALGAL BLOOM: The toxic algal bloom poisoning shellfish along the North Island’s West Coast has crossed the Cook Strait.

- HOLMES’ SALARY: Presenter Paul Holmes has escaped salary hatchet plans pledged by TVNZ chairman Ross Armstrong – for the time being.

Inside Political Headlines:
- NZ-US military freeze over, says Goff;
- Big surplus wont last long say economists;
- Self governance ‘not separatist’;
- Taiwan Accepts NZ standards;
- Leaders collude to outwit Prebble;
- Labour seeks ban on anonymous donations;
- Jane Clifton about the hose: A riddle with no answer.

Editorial: Get this deal off the ground.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Kīngitanga: 160 Years Of Māori Monarchy

New Zealand’s Māori king, Te Arikinui Kiingi Tūheitia, recently celebrated 160 years since the installation of the first Māori monarch, Pōtatau Te Wherowhero, at Ngāruawāhia on the Waikato River in 1858. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Kavanaugh Case And Women’s Suffrage

On suffrage day when – reportedly – we celebrate women winning a political voice, and ensuring that their voices are heard, respected, and acted upon, despite all the attempts to ignore and silence them. More>>

Gordon Campbell: Are Only Old People Likely To Vote For Simon Bridges?

Around the world, young people seem to be gravitating to left wing policies and parties, leaving the old to prop up the conservative parties... the size of the gap suggests there’s more involved to this evolution than the usual clichés about the young being idealistic and the old being more realistic. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Fuss Over The PM’s Pacific Forum Trip

Truly, the abuse being levelled at PM Jacinda Ardern for doing her job at the Pacific Islands Forum shows just how much – and on how many levels – Ardern seems to enrage a goodly number of citizens. More>>