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


TV3 News

Jerusalem Bomb Explosion – Sir David Beattie – Rugby – Petrol Price Rise – Name Suppression – US Rescues (Snowbound in New Mexico) – Hero Festival begins

JERUSALEM BOMB EXPLOSION: A bomb exploded remarkably injuring only one person today in Jerusalem. The bombing was a said to be a message to Ariel Sharon by the bombers and went off without warning. Ultra orthodox Jews danced with the debris and Sharon said he would not negotiate till violence ceased.

SIR DAVID BEATTIE: Former Governor General Sir David Beattie had an official not a state funeral today in Wellington. The cortege wound slowly through the city. A 100 man guard from the services followed the casket. During the funeral service PM Helen Clark honoured Sir David. Sir David is survived by wife Norma and seven children. “Dad was fare warm and generous to a fault,” said one son. Sir David is also reputed to have had egg laying abilities he learned in Afghanistan.

RUGBY: The International Rugby 7s kicked off today. John Minto says protestors will come tomorrow. An advocacy group is calling on fans to turn their backs whenever the Fijian’s play. John Minto says there are no plans to invade the pitch. Protestors are angry the Government did not ban the Fijians.

PETROL PRICE RISE: Petrol price rises begin again at BP from Sunday night of 5 cents a litre.

NAME SUPPRESSION: A man has been charged in relation to the Picton brush fire that burned 90 hectares. The arrested man is a young beneficiary with name suppression.

US RESCUES: A woman has been rescued from snow in New Mexico. A sky rescue is conducted on the outside of a skyscraper.

HERO BEGINS: Hero festival begins tonight in Auckland. The Hero Gala concert kicks off the two week festival tonight. The festival’s opening ceremony promises to be a bit like an Olympics Games opening ceremony only smaller. Ending with the release of doves. The parade will be back this year with a huge Barbie doll. Hero is becoming mainstream says an industry insider. Followed by - dancing girl footage with TV3 logos on their backs.

© 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>>


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>>


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>>