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

 


National Radio 7am Bulletin

CHEST THERAPY INQUIRY: Unethical says MP Phillida Bunkle of the practices carried out in the National Women's hospital . The parents of children who died or were injured between 1993 and 1994 now want compensation.

IRAQ: A New Zealander mine-clearer accused of planting locust eggs in Northern Iraq has been ordered to leave.

EAST TIMOR: NZ diplomats have arrived in East Timor to make a formal complaint about the lack of security provided to UN personnel. NZ's ambassador in Jakarta says the risk to NZers in East Timor is not yet extreme.

MANA AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: There has been strong reaction among Northland Maori to a case in which a man accused of domestic violence because of his great mana.

POWER CUTS: Power has been restored to all homes in Central Otago following power-cuts of up to four days. Questions remain at the political level over whether the electricity reforms had any effect on delaying the fix.

ISRAEL: The new Israeli PM has spoken out in favour of peace as he is sworn in. Yasser Arafat has responded saying he is willing to resume peace talks.

PETER ELLIS APPEAL: The crown will present its case in the Peter Ellis Appeal at the Court of Appeal today.

PARAPARAUMU PROTEST: MP Tu Wyllie says the government should have addressed protesters concerns about Paraparaumu Airport in 1995.

MENTAL HEALTH: More specialised mental health services are needed for New Zealand youth says Dr Alison Taylor.

TENNIS BALLS: The International Tennis Federation wants to slow down the game with bigger - same weight - balls.


© 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>>

ALSO:

Buildup:

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>>

ALSO:

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>>

ALSO:


Get More From Scoop

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Monitor
Search Scoop  
 
 
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news