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

 

National Radio Midday Bulletin

MEDICINE: The body that monitors medicines in New Zealand is considering withdrawing the use of antibiotics to promote growth in pork and poultry as growing antibiotic resistance grows among humans.

MINISTERS: Government Ministers are set to give Kiwi troops a pay rise. The announcement is to be made this afternoon.

INDONESIA: Indonesia has accused the UN force in East Timor of killing an Indonesian troop. The Australian contingent concerned say they merely returned fire after being shot at by militia.

SHIP: The dutch cargo vessel with Kiwi military equipment is nearing Darwin and will dock there tomorrow afternoon.

MURDER: The four men of murdering Reparoa woman Beverly Bouma have pleaded guilty to charges of aggravated robbery but deny murdering her.

CHECHNYA: The president of Chechnya has put forward a plan to halt the war in the area. The Russians are likely to reject it and step up their war efforts.

WEATHER: Poor weather conditions are hampering efforts to install an early warning system on a natural dam on the West Coast. It is stable but heavy rain forecast for the area may change that.

LABOUR: Labour is to appoint a Minister of Rural Affairs as part of a new government, as part of it’s new rural policy.

THREATENING TO KILL: The Wanganui man charged with threatening to kill his step daughters murderer has elected trial by jury.

PORTUGAL: Portugal’s Prime Minister has said his party has fallen just short of a majority in the country’s general election.

MURDER: The trial of a Napier man charged with attempting to kill a teenager and her elderly neigbour has begun in the Napier High Court. The man has denied attempting to murder them.

VIC UNIVERSITY: Victoria University staff have just walked off the job and are picketing outside the Hunter Building.

HOUSING NZ: A trial is under way for the man who went on a rent strike earlier in the year. His house was damaged when Housing NZ evicted him and police broke into the barricaded house.

© 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>>

ALSO:

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:

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>>

ALSO: