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


The Dominion

Waterfront Dispute – Murdered Jogger – Masterton Toddler Murder – Stroppy Contact Shareholders – Public Service Pay

- WATERFRONT DISPUTE: About 50 police in a V-formation escorted a truck carrying North Island watersiders through a 150-strong throng of jeering pickets at the Port of Nelson last night.

- MURDERED JOGGER: The injuries that caused the death of Wellington woman Margaret-Lynne Baxter were inflicted at a house in Hastings after she had been hit by a car while jogging on the outskirts of the city, an autopsy has confirmed.

- MASTERTON TODDLER MURDER: A man has been charged with murder after a two-year-old boy was found dead in bed in his Masterton home yesterday.

- STROPPY CONTACT SHAREHOLDERS: Small shareholder champion David Zwartz is calling on Contact Energy chairman Phil Pryke to resign.

- PUBLIC SERVICE PAY: More bonuses than first thought are being dished out to public servants, prompting the Government to warn that it could take up to five years to stamp out the practice.

Inside Headlines:
- Backward step for mega-merger;
- Goff demands nuclear warnings;
- Kopu inquiry still open;
- MPs allowances under spotlight;
- MP’s sick daughter doing well;
- Remedies needed for bad laws;
- Financial strife in seven hospitals.

Editorial: Nuke fears foolish.

© 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