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

 

TV3 6pm News Bulletin

WINZ BLUNDER: A WINZ Manager has been suspended after chartering an aircraft to take staff to a training conference at the cost of $165,000. WINZ CEO said it was unacceptable. Normal economy flights for the staff would have cost $67,000.

NZ RICH LIST: The richest people in New Zealand are worth nearly $10 billion.

CHRISTCHURCH SCARE: The first blood results are back from the Christchurch endoscope scare. They are all negative so far.

OSH CHARGE: Occupational Safety And Health have laid seven charges on three companies after three workers died from toxic fumes in a sewer drain in February. Two companies have confirmed they will defend the charges. It was the worst industrial accident in 20 years.

IRISH PEACE: Ulster Unionists boycotted a meeting today set to form a power sharing executive. Leader David Trimball said there was simply no point in him attending.

PERU: Peruvians are celebrating the capture of the Shining path rebel Oscar Jurand. The left-wing Shining Path have raged a 20 year war against Peruvian authorities which has cost 20,000 lives.

NZ ARMY: The New Zealand Army is preparing to send a batallion of 400 troops to East Timor. East Timor is preparing for independence elections next month and if independence is declared troops from New Zealand and Australia may be required to prevent the outbreak of a civil war.

COWS: Cows in Ballarat, Australia are being fed confectionary to enhance energy levels and milk yielda.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Commercial Scoop User? Help Scoop Survive (and Thrive!)

The ScoopPro licensing terms require that commercial users of Scoop.co.nz pay a reasonable fee in order to access the Scoop site so that this same information remains free and accessible to the wider public regardless of their disposable income. More>>

Joseph Cederwall: Building a Community Newsroom

A combination of new technology, ideas, institutions and business models and a renewed energy and commitment by the Scoop team, means Scoop aims to be at the forefront of the development of this renaissance that we term ‘News 3.0’. More>>

ALSO:

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:

Gordon Campbell: On The Democratic Leadership And Trump

On the big picture, the poll predictions were dead right. In the end, the Democratic Party won a clear victory in the House, and lost as expected in the Senate, where it had been defending at least 10 seats in regions that had voted heavily for Trump in 2016. More>>

ALSO:


From Lascars To Skilled Migrants: Indian Diaspora In NZ/Aus

More than half a million people of Indian descent live in Australia and New Zealand. The history of the Indian diaspora in these countries is older than many might imagine, going back 250 years. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog