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Greenpeace Board Shell's Polar Pioneer En Route To The Arctic

Tuesday, 7 April 2015, 9:33 am | The Scoop Team

Six Greenpeace activists have boarded Shell's exploration drilling rig the Polar Pioneer while it is en-route to the Arctic. The activists are planning to disrupt Shell's attempts to drill in the Arctic. One of the activists who is now high up ... More >>

New Targeted Surveillance Book Published By US Govt.

Thursday, 2 April 2015, 10:31 am | Scoop Feedback

The US government has produced a publication that may become essential reading for the New Zealand government… More >>

Scoop Coverage: Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu and NZ

Wednesday, 18 March 2015, 10:46 am | Scoop Full Coverage

Scoop coverage, releases and reaction to the destruction in Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Pam and the storms arrival in New Zealand. More >>

Scoop Coverage: 1080 Infant Formula Threat

Friday, 13 March 2015, 10:25 am | Scoop Full Coverage

Scoop announcements, coverage and reaction on threats to contaminate New Zealand infant formula with 1080 poison. More >>

Scoop Coverage: GCSB And Pacific Spying

Monday, 9 March 2015, 10:53 am | Scoop Full Coverage

Scoop coverage and reaction on Snowden documents revealing the New Zealand GCSB's full capture surveillance in the Pacific More >>

Accolades for Film About Man Who Falls In Love With A Stick

Sunday, 1 March 2015, 6:06 pm | The Scoop Team

A short animated film written and directed by New Zealand born Matthew Darragh has been selected for the Courts des îles, International Festival of Short Fiction Films. More >>

Scoop Coverage: Announcement Of NZ Iraq Deployment

Thursday, 26 February 2015, 9:49 am | Scoop Full Coverage

Coverage and reaction to the announcement of NZ's deployment of army trainers to help support the Iraqi army against ISIL, and the leadup. More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 2 February 2015

Monday, 2 February 2015, 5:21 pm | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • The Mike Sabin investigation, and the consequent by-election due in Northland in March • Waitangi Day • The possibility of sending troops to Iraq • The viability of local government controlling ... More >>

Russel Norman announces resignation as Greens co-leader

Friday, 30 January 2015, 12:23 pm | The Scoop Team

Today Russel Norman announced his upcoming resignation as co-leader of the Green Party. His reasons were in order to spend more time with his young family, and to allow new leadership to step forward. However, he will still remain a Green MP. More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 27 January 2015

Tuesday, 27 January 2015, 5:56 pm | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • Social housing, the Auckland housing market, and his upcoming speech on housing • The prospect of joining international forces to combat ISIS • David Bain’s compensation • The lowering of the flag ... More >>

Scoop Coverage: The Charlie Hebdo Killings And Response

Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 1:29 pm | Scoop Full Coverage

Coverage and reaction to the shootings at Charlie Hebdo in Paris and their aftermath, as well in New Zealand and International reaction More >>

Treasury Forecast Announcement for 2015: Audio

Tuesday, 16 December 2014, 1:57 pm | The Scoop Team

Finance Minister Bill English met with journalists and economists today to discuss the Treasury’s forecast for the economy in 2015 and beyond. The government will not be delivering their promised surplus, owing to a $527 million deficit forecast ... More >>

Scoop Coverage: Wellington Supercity Proposal

Monday, 8 December 2014, 10:18 am | Scoop Full Coverage

The most significant reforms of a generation are proposed for councils in the Wellington region, under a draft proposal released by the Local Government Commission. Public submissions are now being sought, with a deadline of 2 March 2015. A new unitary ... More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – December 1, 2014

Monday, 1 December 2014, 5:24 pm | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • The Countering Terrorist Fighters Legislation Bill • The possible New Zealand and Australian military mission to Iraq • His text and phone correspondence with Cameron Slater • New measures ... More >>

Coverage: Countering Terrorist Fighters Bill Hearings

Friday, 28 November 2014, 4:33 pm | Scoop Full Coverage

Right now, National is ramming anti-terrorism measures through Parliament. This legislation will grant the SIS the power to carry out 48 hour bouts of surveillance on anyone without a warrant, and will bestow on government the power to unilaterally revoke ... More >>

Andrew Little announces Labour's caucus line-up

Monday, 24 November 2014, 12:35 pm | The Scoop Team

This morning, despite a fire alarm delaying the press conference, Labour Leader Andrew Little announced Labour’s caucus line-up for the next year. Annette King is taking position as Deputy Leader for 2015, while retaining her health portfolio More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference – 17 November 2014

Monday, 17 November 2014, 5:24 pm | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • The governmental, independent and other departmental inquiries into the Philip Smith incident • Roger Sutton’s resignation as Chief Executive of CERA owing to sexual harassment • The APEC East ... More >>

Justice Minister's Briefing 'Redactions' Able To Be Read

Friday, 14 November 2014, 1:37 pm | The Scoop Team

A briefing document on the justice sector for the incoming ministers has been released with parts that were meant to be kept secret still accessible. The document has been removed from the Ministry of Justice website but a Scoop copy is available here . More >>

Audio: PM On ISIS And NZ Security Measures

Wednesday, 5 November 2014, 12:16 pm | Scoop Audio

Prime Minister John Key today delivered a speech to the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs on New Zealand's response to the ISIS in the Middle East and the group's implications for New Zealand security. More >>

PM Post-Cabinet Press Conference - November 3, 2014

Monday, 3 November 2014, 5:39 pm | The Scoop Team

The Prime Minister met with reporters today to discuss: • His discussions with Tony Abbott on the relationship between Australia and New Zealand • The issue of banning the private sale of fireworks • Developments in Iraq and Syria, and New ... More >>



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