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

 

TV1 News

Lashlie Vindicated – GST Refunds – Skyhawk Trouble – 767 Trouble – Dash-8 – Petrol Prices – Southland Search

- LASHLIE VINDICATED: Sacked Special Education Services Nelson Area Manager Celia Lashlie has been endorsed by the Government after a report found her dismissal wasn’t fair, and she has now been given a new job. She was sacked for breach of confidentiality after a speech was picked up by the media, where she spoke of an angelic blond boy, a composite of children she worked with. SES chairman Graham Lovelock has been sacked as a result of the Lashlie affair, as the Education Minister Trevor Mallard has lost confidence in him.

- GST REFUNDS: Several tour operators are threatening to sue IRD, after IRD cancelled cheques refunding GST after backdated GST changes.

- SKYHAWK TROUBLE: An airforce skyhawk on a training flight was forced to make an emergency landing in Christchurch today.

- 767 TROUBLE: An Air NZ 767 had to abort a flight as a fault showed up as the plane was taxiing out today, following a rash of 767 problems over the past few days. Another flight was cancelled as incorrectly secured seats were found.

- DASH-8: Ansett pilot Gary Sutheran has admitted for the first time that he contributed to the Dash-8 crash he was piloting, killing four people, at the High Court in Palmerston North today. Mr Sutheran has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter.

- PETROL PRICES: The latest round of petrol price changes have seen petrol prices drop by 5c, but diesel prices remain unchanged.

- SOUTHLAND SEARCH: Police out searching for a missing three year old in freezing Southland weather have just found the boy. Bad weather has caused havoc in Southland and South Otago.

© 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>>