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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 >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 2/2/16: Waitangi And TPP

Tuesday, 2 February 2016, 5:57 pm | Lyndon Hood

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Coference 2/2/16: Waitangi And TPP Again, But More So Click for big version. More >>

Scoop Images: 2016 Wellington Seven Costumes - Sunday

Monday, 1 February 2016, 10:38 am | Lyndon Hood

On the last day of the 2016 Wellington Sevens, a sunny day saw the Stadium and waterfront quiet – at least compared to previous years. But there were still a range of traditional and novel dresser-uppers to be spotted. More >>

PM's Press Conference 26/1/16: TPP, Waitangi, Sheep

Tuesday, 26 January 2016, 5:58 pm | Lyndon Hood

Other commitments mean Prime Minister John Key's first post-cabinet press conference for the year would be a short one. Before explaining this, Key showed willing by rattling through his summary of Cabinet discussions – mostly a list of things the ... More >>

Scoop Satire: The Courage of your Evictions

Thursday, 21 January 2016, 3:28 pm | Lyndon Hood

Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett confirmed last night that the Government wants prospective tenants to consider moving to regions where dozens of state houses are vacant - and in some cases could be offered thousands of dollars in taxpayer sweeteners. ... More >>

Scoop Satire: Collins On Bail

Wednesday, 20 January 2016, 12:10 pm | Lyndon Hood

Judith Collins, the recently-reappointed Minister of Police and Corrections, has been accused of inappropriately criticising a judge's decision over the electronic bail of Mathew Kidman . More >>

Lyndon Hood: Top Five Politicians 2015

Tuesday, 8 December 2015, 4:40 pm | Lyndon Hood

'Tis the season for making lists! We’ve been flipping every coin we could lay our hands on and now we present the top five most toppest top political performers of 2015. Because otherwise, how will you know who to like? More >>

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 >>



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