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

 

The Dominion

WINZ AND GLITZY BUSINESS SEMINAR: The Dominion leads today with a report that seven government agencies, including WINZ, booked $675-a-head corporate tables at a glitzy business seminar held in May, leaked papers show.

BOOK AWARDS: The front-page photo shows Wellington author Elizabeth Knox who won the top fiction prize at the Montana New Zealand book awards last night, crowning a "vintage year" for New Zealand literature.

Also on the front page:

- LIQUOR DEBATE: a report that Parliament will this morning begin debating changes to liquor laws, starting with a proposal to drop the minimum drinking age to 18;

- WILLIAMSON AT HEATHROW: a report that Air New Zealand has apologised to Cabinet minister Maurice Williamson over "lapses in service" during a delay at London's Heathrow Airport;

- SCOTT WATSON TRIAL: a report that details of the last reported sighting of alleged murder victim Olivia Hope were given in the High Court at Wellington yesterday;

- BIG SNOW: a report that snow brought down trees and power lines, and blocked roads in parts of Wairarapa yesterday in the heaviest falls in 30 years, but was a blessing for the Turoa ski-field which plans open today.

Inside Political Headlines

- Dairy chief [John Storery] removed from mega-company board;
- F16 fighter jets deal an "attempt to revive Anzus" - Helen Clark;
- WINZ hui still on despite costs row;
- Deal signed to protect forests;
- Maori commission changes policy on mixed languages;
- Questions raised over Millennium Office appointments.

MURDERER IN NEST: The editorial discusses the Stokes Valley Kohanga Reo row.



© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Resignation Of Metiria Turei: Were Journalists 'just Doing Their Job'?

In our research we examined the role of journalism in animating the Turei controversy and the different perceptions of professional journalists and online commentators sympathetic to Turei’s left politics. ... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Extradition Of Julian Assange

It isn’t necessary to like Julian Assange to think that his extradition to the US (on the charge of aiding and abetting Chelsea Manning) would be a major injustice... More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: Islamic State Meets The Searchers

The histories of the European children forcibly recruited into Native American tribal life during the 19th century do remind us of just how difficult the social re-integration of the children of ISIS is likely to be. More>>

Joseph Cederwall: CJR Analysis Of Post-Christchurch Media Coverage

After the Christchurch massacre, Columbia Journalism Review analysed news sources to see how outlets complied with guidelines from groups that seek to limit the amplification of terrorist acts through media. More>>

News Deserts: The Death March Of Local Journalism

Joseph Cederwall: The corporate media sector seems unable to do anything to halt the raging dumpster fire of consolidation, layoffs and centralisation of content production. All this means we are increasingly seeing ‘news deserts’ appearing in local communities. Illustration by Paul Sahre. More>>

ALSO:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog