Yesterday's top 20 rating items on Scoop were...
The following, found circulating on the Internet as an email, is definitely an example of serious un-sharpness…. “SUBJECT: My Friends, I give you… THE DUMBEST GUY ON EARTH!
1. Rt Hon JENNY SHIPLEY to the Minister for Biosecurity: Can he guarantee that the Government is doing everything it can to prevent an outbreak of foot-and-mouth in New Zealand, in light of the escalating crisis in the United Kingdom?
The following panoramic images of the New Zealand House of Parliament were taken last Tuesday during question time. See also Scoop Images: All About The House (Opposition) .
The spouses of two National MPs are taking legal advice about incorrect statements Education Minister Trevor Mallard made about them in the House last week, Deputy Leader Bill English and MP Max Bradford said today.
Today's questions of the day concerned: Foot and Mouth – ACC Double Payments - Beehive Timber – Health Research Decisions (Peter Davis) – NCEA Compromise - Saltmarsh Mosquitoes – Pharmac Inquiry Costs – Police Cars - Air Force Resignations - Home Detention - ...
We are conducting a survey of TVNZ journalists, commentators, and indeed other staff on a similar matter.
Listening to today’s morning political radio interviews, on the day after Helen Clark offered her truce on house spousal mudslinging, Sludge has been astonished to see how little politicians appear to understand the political value of magnanimity.
Isn’t technology an amazing thing… Attention all MPs, their advisors and media minders… Have you seen a picture of yourself, or your MP, in one of the Scoop panorama photographs from the house, from Scoop house photographer Mark Graham yet?
Peter Davis is a good friend of mind. Last week he was attacked. I was incensed. I made some comments which were inappropriate. I made comments about Mary English which were incorrect. I know that her heart is in the right place. I apologise.
The Rt Hon Winston Peters MP, Leader of New Zealand First, today said that he would be conducting a survey of TVNZ journalists and commentators today at 1:00 pm on Parliament’s steps regarding their salaries, perks and clothing allowances.
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Foreign Affairs Minister Phil Goff has expressed New Zealand's concern about events in Fiji and Zimbabwe to the Commonwealth's watchdog on democracy, the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG).
The following panoramic images of the New Zealand House of Parliament were taken last Tuesday during question time. See also Scoop Images: All About The House (Govt Benches) .
Last week, this column urged the government to reconsider its plans to scrap the combat role of the navy and air force and as a reason for adopting this stance argued that becoming a force dedicated to peacekeeping only could become more costly and ...
Statistics on a range of un-sharp ways in which Australians injure themselves or die, allegedly from the Australian Bureau of Statistics…
Strap up your buckles and get ready to ride on a journey into South America with one of the 20th Century's most evocative figures; Ernesto "Che" Guevara. Little Che is cruising into Bats Theatre this March and promises to be the standout ...
If Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon is a sumptuous Chinese Peking Duck banquet, Tongan Ninja , a yet to be released budget Kung Fu/Pacifika kitsch satire filmed in Wellington, is the choose-any-3-for-$5 combination pack from a Newtown Chinese takeaway.
Prime Minister Helen Clark came out all guns blazing over attacks on her husband Professor Peter Davis at today’s Post Cabinet Press Conference, but ended calling for a truce with the opposition on the involvement of spouses in political mudslinging.
It’s back! The TV2 International LAUGH! Festival returns to Downstage, with a great line up of both international and national acts from May 3 - 19.
"Politics should address the real issues, not indulge in family or personal attacks," National MP Wyatt Creech said today.