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People’s Report on Public Broadcasting and Media Presented

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 3:50 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Today at Parliament, a crowdfunded report on public interest media, along with an open letter in support of the recommendations it contains were presented to Broadcasting Minister Clare Curran. More >>

Queenstown Airbnb Reform a Good Start But Not Far Enough

Friday, 10 November 2017, 12:20 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The Proposed changes to short-term visitor accommodation rules in the Queenstown Lakes district are a good step in the right direction to ensuring affordable housing for locals and longer-term tourists. More >>

How To Vote To Ensure A More Open Government

Thursday, 21 September 2017, 6:43 am | Joseph Cederwall

Part two of an Opening the Election 2017 series on Open Government in Aotearoa. If you are still wondering what open government is, and why it is important to NZ then the first article is a good start for you . More >>

Open Government – Inoculating Against Fascism

Friday, 1 September 2017, 4:15 am | Joseph Cederwall

The ultimate aim of any human society should be to ensure the prosperity, freedom and fulfilment for all of its members. Our shared natural, economic and social resources are part of a common inheritance or ‘commonwealth’, therefore must be utilised ... More >>

Why We Need a More Open Election in 2017

Friday, 18 August 2017, 3:23 am | Joseph Cederwall

In April Scoop received crowdfunding from our generous supporters in order to achieve the goal of “Opening The Election” in 2017. We are happy to announce that Scoop’s new Opening The Election 2017 page is live now. More >>

UBI could increase human well-being and help save the planet

Thursday, 17 August 2017, 11:45 pm | Joseph Cederwall

Anthropologist Jason Hickel believes basic income could be part of the solution to this problem of the pervasiveness of the growth mentality. He presents UBI as forming part of a strategy of "planned de-growth," which he believes will "increase ... More >>

Universal Basic Income - The Future of Work in Aotearoa?

Monday, 14 August 2017, 9:22 am | Joseph Cederwall

A Universal Basic Income (UBI) is an unconditional minimum income provided to every member of society regardless of age, working status or level of income. The UBI seeks to maintain a functional market economy in the face of increasing technological disruption, ... More >>

Freshwater as a common good; healthy and sustainable water

Thursday, 20 July 2017, 10:35 am | Joseph Cederwall

“How can we ensure we have healthy and sustainable water in New Zealand for the future?” More >>

WOMAD goes Literary

Friday, 28 October 2016, 11:23 am | Joseph Cederwall

Usually host to a world of music and dance, this year WOMAD is expanding their horizons to incorporate the ‘world of words’ – a sort of pop-up global literary café. The programme is focused on literature, poetry and stories and thinking from around ... More >>

No Safe Haven

Tuesday, 4 October 2016, 9:11 am | Joseph Cederwall

New Zealand’s continued refusal to do more to help the world address the worst refugee crisis since World War II appears to be coming under international pressure. US President Barack Obama called for a ‘collective effort’ and for richer developed ... More >>

Havelock North Gastro Outbreak Raises Risk of Bowel Disease

Wednesday, 7 September 2016, 2:14 pm | Joseph Cederwall

The recent Gastro outbreak affecting over 5,000 people in Havelock North is likely to increase the rate of serious autoimmune diseases among those affected. Common inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis have been ... More >>

 

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