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


The Dominion

BIG THAW: US President Bill Clinton signalled a big thaw in the defence relationship between the US and New Zealand, saying the two countries should hold joint exercises before a Timor mission.

ONE TREE: The lone pine on One Tree Hill has less than three years to live following a second chainsaw attack in five years.

ANSETT: Ansett was expected to have locked out it’s pilots from 4am today after the Employment Courth ruled their notices were legal and valid.

TROOPS READY: Troops could be ready to be on the ground in East Timor by the weekend according to Defence Minister Max Bradford.

AUSSIES WARNED: Australian troops have been warned they could become special targets for the pro-Indonesian militia in East Timor.

WHO WILL CONTRIBUTE: Countries willing to be involved in the Timor mission: Australia, New Zealand, US, Britain, Malaysia, The Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, South Korea, Portugal, France, Canada, China. Fiji, Bangladesh, Pakistan and Argentina have also offered Troops.

CLINTON: Before leaving New Zealand US President Bill Clinton described New Zealand as an “enchanted land”.

FREE TRADE: Bill Clinton’s hinting that he might join a five nation free trade agreement was beyond the New Zealand government’s wildest dreams.


© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


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

The ScoopPro licensing terms require that commercial users of 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>>


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>>


UK Cabinet Backs Deal: Gordon Campbell On The Latest Roll Of The Brexit Dice

Brexit has left the British public looking like a nation of Wellington bus commuters. In both cases, the unholy mess bears no resemblance to what people were promised or the spin being used to justify it. More>>

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>>