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PM's Press Conference 20/11/17: Pike Re-Entry Agency

Monday, 20 November 2017, 5:18 pm | Lyndon Hood

At today's post-cabinet press conference Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was joined by Minister Responsible for Pike River Re-entry Andrew Little to announce plans for the new agency for re-entry of the mine . More >>

Post-Cabinet Press Conference: Home Ownership vs The TPP

Tuesday, 31 October 2017, 5:43 pm | Lyndon Hood

Incoming Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern held her first post-cabinet press conference this afternoon,following the second meeting of her cabinet. More >>

Scoop Multimedia: Peters on Post-Election Negotiations

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 4:23 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters, whose party is at the centre of negotiations to form the next government, held a press conference this afternoon. He said he would not be holding another until after special vote results are released on October 7 ... More >>

Lyndon Hood: Policy Captcha

Monday, 11 September 2017, 12:37 pm | Lyndon Hood

I ’ve recently taken an interest in concerns about social media robots are trying to influence the New Zealand elections. [Spoilers: maybe, maybe not very well, this probably isn't the way to find out.] More >>

PM's Press Conference 14/8/17: Mental Health and Evidence

Monday, 14 August 2017, 6:12 pm | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister was joined by Health Minister Jonathan Coleman at today's post-cabinet press conference. They announced a suite of new mental health initiatives costing $100 million . Prime Minister English described it as a 'significant broadening and ... More >>

National Announces Plan To Hit Youth With Big Mallets

Monday, 14 August 2017, 1:05 pm | Lyndon Hood

The National party has announced its youth justice policy, which includes a controversial plan for recidivist serious youth offenders to be hit over the head with a comically large rubber mallet. More >>

Lyndon Hood: This ->

Monday, 7 August 2017, 2:31 pm | Lyndon Hood

It's been brought to my attention that Labour's new campaign slogan is "Let's do this". More >>

Scoop Images: Wellington America's Cup Parade

Tuesday, 11 July 2017, 3:25 pm | Lyndon Hood

Wellingtonians lined the streets on Tuesday lunchtime to welcome the America's Cup and celebrate Emirates Team New Zealand's victory with cheers and polite applause. More >>

Lyndon Hood: The Social Investment Model, Explained

Monday, 8 May 2017, 11:25 am | Lyndon Hood

As Chairman-at-large of the National Committee for Ideas that Sounded Good at the Time, I get asked a lot about this social investment strategy lark. It looks to be a big feature of the upcoming budget and they reckon it’s a revolutionary approach ... More >>

PM's Press Conference: Rearranging The Cabinet Chairs

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:10 pm | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister today announced a new cabinet, replacing departing Education Minister Hekia Parata and Foreign Minister Murray McCully, as well as some other changes. The new ministers will be sworn in next Tuesday. The first meeting will be on May ... More >>

Lyndon Hood: In Which My Computer Develops A Bug

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:12 am | Lyndon Hood

In Which My Computer Develops A Bug By Lyndon Hood First published on Werewolf Click for big version. More >>

PM's Press Conference 12/9/16: Homes And Fishes

Monday, 12 September 2016, 5:32 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minsiter John Key began his weekly press conference with an overview of NZ announcements from the Pacific Island Forum and East Asian Summit, a reminder of NZ's plans for chairing the UN Security Council, and a teaser for an unpcoming announcement ... More >>

PM's Press Conference: Not Blaming, Just Saying

Monday, 5 September 2016, 5:45 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister John Key began today's press conference by discussing Civil Defence, ACC, and Youth Minister Nikki Kaye taking leave from her portfolios while undergoing treatment for breast cancer. More >>

PM's Press Conference 29/8/16: Crime and Diplomacy

Monday, 29 August 2016, 5:30 pm | Lyndon Hood

PM's Press Conference 29/8/16: Crime and Diplomacy Multimedia & report by Lyndon Hood More >>

Lyndon Hood: Work and Grimmcome

Friday, 20 May 2016, 10:41 am | Lyndon Hood

A rich man's wife became sick, and when she felt that her end was drawing near, she called her only daughter to her bedside and said, "Dear child, remain pious and good, and our social welfare safety net will prevent your standard of living ever falling ... More >>

Lyndon Hood: Caught With Your Panamas Down

Tuesday, 10 May 2016, 12:01 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Zealand's international trust regime has been under the spotlight with the release of the 'Panama Papers'. The often murky and suspicious offshore finance industry appears to regard New Zealand highly. More >>

PM's Press Conference 9/5/19: John Key on the Panama Papers

Monday, 9 May 2016, 5:55 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister John Key began today's post-cabinet press conference with an extended defence of New Zealand's tax system, foreign trust regime, and international financial disclosure. He was obliged to continue this through the majority of the questions ... More >>

Lyndon Hood Satire: Information Shearing

Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 12:30 pm | Lyndon Hood

Finance Minister Bill English has highlighted plan for expanded information sharing between government departments... Scoop was able to construct the following interview with Mr English based on a weighted neural multivariate analysis of publicly-available ... More >>

Cartoon: Kiwi Octopus World Domination

Friday, 15 April 2016, 12:03 pm | Lyndon Hood

Inky the octopus escapes New Zealand aquarium, gets famous. Eg: CNN, BBC, Christian Science Monitor, The Onion... More >>

Spy Review Satire: Land of Confusion

Thursday, 10 March 2016, 12:56 pm | Lyndon Hood

Following the release of the Cullen/Reddy review, Scoop has an exclusive interview with the New Zealand Person in Charge of Intelligence and Security Stuff. More >>

 

 

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