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

 

The Dominion

Hawera Brawl – Climate Change Breakdown – Grape Pests – Business Positivity – Taupo Cycling

- HAWERA BRAWL: Hawera police say they were powerless after a huge brawl involving nearly 100 people erupted in the town early yesterday, stopping ambulance staff from reaching a man needing urgent medical attention.

- CLIMATE CHANGE BREAKDOWN: The United States and the European Union faced international outrage yesterday after triggering the collapse of United Nations climate talks and leaving the fight against global warming.

- GRAPE PESTS: The Government is being asked to ban imports of Californian table grapes because they could carry a pest that would ravage New Zealand’s wine industry.

- BUSINESS POSITIVITY: Business is looking up, according to a series of surveys issued today that show improved confidence and employment prospects, and farmers steering New Zealand clear of recession.

- TAUPO CYCLING: More than 5000 cyclists had a fun day out at Lake Taupo on Saturday despite a strong westerly wind, and at times rain.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Free traders thrill at finding a whole new side to Clark;
- Some Nats unhappy with me – English;
- Prebble questions legality of rebranding;
- Labour back in lead in birthday poll;
- National would spend $3b extra on defence, seminar told;
- Call for troop withdrawal angers Turkish Cyprus;
- Bowling club to be sold.

Editorial: A wider celebration.

© 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>>