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


The Evening Post

The Evening Post leads with a report that has Tranz Rail saying the Cook Strait ferry Aratere is safe despite a leaked report which raises concerns about the ship's electrical systems. Another story on the same ferry says the Maritime Safety Authority is launching an investigation after an emergency at sea yesterday.

The photo story shows military supplies and equipment being loaded onto a freighter destined for East Timor. The paper also says the Government is thinking over taking Timorese refugees.

Also on the front page:

Nine of the 12 Nicholson's bottle stores in Wellington are being sold, the rest are being closed

Labour is promising a $750 million spend up on tertiary education, but student fees will remain unchanged.


Richard Prebble launches an attack on Labour's Marion Hobbs on Wellington issues.

The Maternity Services Review has found one five women say their experiences with the service was not ok.

The Editorial argues that teachers "howls of anguish" over the Government's attempts to reform education are predictable and misguided.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


Binoy Kampmark: Meddling For Empire - The CIA Comes Clean

One of the difficulties behind the podium stance of virtue taken by the US political establishment on Russian interference in the country’s electoral process is one of simple hypocrisy. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Gun Debate, Here And In The US

Gun ownership in the US is a mystery to New Zealanders, and so is the constitutional fetish that surrounds it. However, the attitudes involved are not static and unchanging, even if it can feel that way in the wake of each new gun atrocity. More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Mueller Probe, And Russia’s Economy

In itself, the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian companies for interfering in the 2016 US wlll do little to change pre-existing views about the Robert Mueller investigation into Russia’s meddling in US presidential politics... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On The Nunes Memo

Every now and then the US system erupts and throws up a piece of political magma that can’t be described or explained in any rational fashion... More>>


Ross Webb: Our Union-Powered Past

Labour’s soon-to-implemented workplace relations policy aims to address the imbalances in our economy, but has sparked fears among some that it marks a return to ‘the bad old days’ of the 1970s. But what exactly was happening in the 1970s? And what has caused the ‘imbalances’ that Labour is now trying to fix? More>>