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

 

The Dominion

Abuse Compo – Bombing Blunder – Peter Ellis – Home Detention

- ABUSE COMPO: More than 47,000 people claiming to have been sexually abused have received $100m in cash and counselling from ACC since 1992.

- BOMBING BLUNDER: The United States Government has been asked to urgently explain the horrific bombing blunder that killed New Zealand SAS soldier John McNutt and five others in Kuwait.

- PETER ELLIS: Convicted child abuser Peter Ellis maintained his innocence and vowed to keep fighting yesterday after his application for a pardon was declined.

- HOME DETENTION: Three convicted criminals have escaped home detention by cutting off the electronic anklets that monitor them 24 hours a day.

Inside Political Headlines:
- Gambling link with crime revealed in prison study;
- School could free up $20,000;
- Legal aid to be revied;
- Labour contemplates waka jumping rewrite;
- Jane Clifton About The House: Foot-in-mouth spreads to Parliament.

Editorial: Half-cocked defence plan.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

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>>

Gordon Campbell: On MP Pay And The REAL P.C. Danger Zone

There has never been anything remotely credible about the way parliamentarians would paint themselves as the helpless victims of the Remuneration Authority when it came to their pay increases... More>>