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

 

Newstalk ZB (Auckland) Headlines

Newstalk ZB headlines
Patient Rights: There’s a call for action in the “baby tapping chest therapy” at National Women’s Hospital. Alliance Health Spokesperson, Phillida Bunkle, says it reveals problems with patient’s rights. She is calling for Health Minister Wyatt Creech to step in and address the issue. The “tapping” treatment has been linked to the deaths of five babies and brain damage to eight. The inquiry into the procedure found parents were never informed of the technique. Ms Bunkle says Mr Creech must do something as patient’s rights continue to get abused.

Arest in Northland Murder: A 24 year old man has been charged with the murder of a Whangarei woman. The body of a 20 year old woman was discovered at an address in Raumata on Monday morning. Police haven’t revealed how the mother of two died. However, a postmortem was completed yesterday and details are expected to be released later today. The 24 year old is to appear in the Whangarei District Court today.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Scoop 3.0: Saving The News

Scoop Co-Founder Alastair Thompson - One of the saddest aspects of the decline of the news industry, not just here in NZ - but everywhere, is that it often seems invisible, in large part because news is a confidence business... More>>

ALSO:

"Scoop 3.0" Crowd Sale and PledgeMe Campaign: Taking Scoop's Model To The World

Scoop has a real shot at creating the future of independent news and media intelligence and a solution to the news crisis. The Scoop 3.0 plan aims to create NZ’s first community-owned, distributed, blockchain integrated, news and media intelligence ecosystem in 2019. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Why The Highly Educated Vote Centre-Left

In March of this year, the French economist Thomas Piketty published a paper tracing the political journey that the university-educated have taken across the political spectrum in the past 70 years... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Elizabeth Warren’s Plan To save Capitalism

Over the past six weeks, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has emerged from the pack as Trump’s likely Democratic rival in 2020... As set out in the Accountable Capitalism Act she launched in August, Warren aims to rein in those market forces. More>>