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


TV3 News

Bread Rising - Missile Test - Tongue Bite - Green Policy Launch - Nuclear Accident - Big Bnlue Sues - Flood School Opens

BREAD RISING: Biggest Baker says petrol prices and weak dollar has made them raise the cost of bread by 5 cents a loaf. Kiwi has dropped 30% against the yen in recent months.

MISSILE TEST: US has successfully tested a missile defence system which can shoot down ICBMs. Marshall Islands launch led to explosion over the Pacific. Pentagon officials say the test was successful but some doubts about whether the programme is affordable.

TONGUE BITE: A man whose tongue was biten off in a domestic incident is recovering in hospital. The man was transferred to Waikato Hospital to have his tongue sewn back on.

GREEN POLICY LAUNCH: Green conservation policy launch uses stuffed Kiwi as a symbol. "The Kiwi is stuffed unless we do something", Jeanette Fitzsimmons. Greens calling for end to logging of indigenous forests and is concerned about Hector's Dolphin. Labour says it can work with the Greens. But Greens need to win Coromandle for it to mean anything.

NUCLEAR ACCIDENT: Three workers at Japanese nuclear plant are expected to die of radiation poisoning. The company admits to using illegal procedures. Dilemma for government as confidence in nuclear industry has been seriously undermined.

BIG BLUE SUES: IBM has filed a countersuit against the government over the INCIS project.

FLOOD SCHOOL: Punguru School reopened, children celebrate. Cost $4 million. Government says it is money well spent. Teaching on the Marae over the past ten months has been good teachers and students say.

© Scoop Media

Top Scoops Headlines


27-29 Sept: Social Enterprise World Forum Live Blog

1600+ delegates from more than 45 countries have came together to share wisdom, build networks and discuss how to create a more sustainable future using social enterprise as a vehicle. Attending the Forum were social enterprise practitioners, social entrepreneurs, policy makers, community leaders, investors, activists, academics and more from across the globe... More>>

HiveMind Report: A Universal Basic Income For Aotearoa NZ

Results from this HiveMind suggests that an overwhelming majority of Kiwis believe that due to changing circumstances and inefficiencies in the current system, we need a better system to take care of welfare of struggling members in our society. More>>


Scoop Hivemind: Medical Cannabis - Co-Creating A Policy For Aotearoa

Welcome to the fourth and final HiveMind for Scoop’s Opening the Election campaign for 2017. This HiveMind explores the question: what would a fair, humane and safe Medical Cannabis policy look like for Aotearoa, NZ in 2018? More>>


Lyndon Hood: Notes On National’s Election Campaign, In Poem Form

Nationyl’s bitumen-ing / As they du du / Seed groweth / River floweth / Then ‘dozer drives thru / Highway ensu. More>>