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Images & Report: 'Equal Pay Day' Picnic at Parliament

Wednesday, 11 November 2015, 10:55 am | Lyndon Hood

Union members, MPs, members of the public and school children gather on Parliament's lawn on Tuesday lunchtime for a picnic marking 'Equal Pay Day' and celebrating support for equal pay from MPs across all the political parties in Parliament. More >>

Scoop Audio: Jane Kelsey On The TPP Text

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 3:35 pm | Lyndon Hood

Professor Jane Kelsey held a TPP briefing for media in the Green Party's Parliamentary offices today. She covered the current timeline and obstacles for US and NZ adoption of the agreement, the status of NZ challenges relating to negotiations, specific ... More >>

19 Things Only Restructured Journalists Will Get

Friday, 23 October 2015, 12:32 pm | Lyndon Hood

If, like most of New Zealand (as far as I can tell from my Twitter stream), you work in modern journalism, you've experienced some things the rest of the world just won't get... More >>

MP Judith Collins "Brand Ambassador" For Car Dealer

Monday, 12 October 2015, 1:06 pm | Lyndon Hood

MP and former cabinet minister Judith Collins is acting as a "brand ambassador" for a newly-opened car dealership. More >>

Cartoons: Refugees, Flags and What I Stand For

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 12:13 pm | Lyndon Hood

Syrian refugees in Europe, the New Zealand refugee quota, flags, and New Zealand's national image More >>

God Defend the National Anthem

Friday, 31 July 2015, 4:21 pm | Lyndon Hood

Earlier in the week Labour leader Andrew Little said – deliberately, I think – that he didn't like New Zealand's national anthem and many New Zealanders preferred to sing along to the Australian one. More >>

Satire: Serco To Outsource Prison To Public Sector

Monday, 27 July 2015, 2:30 pm | Lyndon Hood

In response to high-profile failings, multinational omnicorporation Serco will introduce public management in its prison system. Serco's New Zealand manager, speaking on condition of anonymity, has announced plans for managers from the Department of Corrections ... More >>

Images/Audio: Corrections To Take Over Mt Eden Prison Management

Friday, 24 July 2015, 5:00 pm | Lyndon Hood

Corrections Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga and Chief Executive Ray Smith today announced the Department of Correction would take over the management of Mount Eden Corrections Facility. More >>

Scoop Images: DeepDreaming of Pluto

Wednesday, 15 July 2015, 5:23 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Horizons Pluto image enhanced using Google's DeepDream tool. More >>

Photos (and MP Tweets): Climate Protest On Parliament Roof

Thursday, 25 June 2015, 10:14 am | Lyndon Hood

Protesters have scaled the Parliament building this morning to protest the Government's climate policy. More >>

Peters to Stand in Northland By-Election

Friday, 27 February 2015, 1:17 pm | Lyndon Hood

New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters today announced his intention to stand in the Northland by-election, citing his own links to the electorate and ongoing neglect of the region by central government. More >>

Press Conference: Chief of Defence Force, PM on Iraq Plans

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 5:00 pm | Lyndon Hood

Following his statement to Parliament on plans to deploy New Zealand troops to Iraq, the Prime Minister was joined by Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating and Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee at a press conference. More >>

Scoop Satire: The Source of Denial

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 12:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

Confession time. All those anonymous sources you see quoted in the media: me. I am every anonymous source. I am also every anonymous twitter account, but you know me best as every anonymous source. More >>

Lyndon Hood Satire: There Is No Surveillance In New Zealand

Friday, 19 September 2014, 12:36 pm | Lyndon Hood

There is no surveillance in New Zealand There is no one listening to your phones There is no surveillance in New Zealand You can all crawl back under you stones More >>

Images & Video: Wellington Night Lights

Wednesday, 27 August 2014, 10:51 am | Lyndon Hood

The LUX Wellington Night Lights Festival runs until 31 August. Light sculptures are installed along the waterfront and in the central city – many of them interactive and at least one actually alive . More >>

Lyndon Hood: Laundering Dirty Politics

Friday, 15 August 2014, 2:04 pm | Lyndon Hood

Scoop recently imagined speaking to the Prime Minister about Nicky Hager's book Dirty Politics . More >>

Satire: Stone Peter, Craggy Colin and The White Man

Wednesday, 13 August 2014, 12:53 pm | Lyndon Hood

How Humanity Stole The Power Of Saying Awful Things And Then Acting All Wronged When People Get Shocked By Them From The Gods More >>

Scoop Satire: Colin Craig Buys Into Civilian Party

Monday, 4 August 2014, 12:24 pm | Lyndon Hood

At a surprise press conference this morning, Conservative Party leader Colin Craig and Civilian Party leader Ben Uffindell announced plans to form an alliance to contest the 2014 General Election. More >>

Werewolf Satire: Ask A Prime Minister

Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 10:32 am | Lyndon Hood

I'm still not sure why the PM never engages on social media... But it struck me he must have a huge backlog. So I thought I should have a go at answering them. More >>

Wellington Sevens Costumes 2014

Friday, 7 February 2014, 3:21 pm | Lyndon Hood

The Sevens is on in Wellington. People are wearing a variety of costumes. Scoop managed to get out and take some photos before it started raining. More >>



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