Celebrating 25 Years of Scoop
Special: Up To 25% Off Scoop Pro Learn More

Featured InfoPages

ANZ Bank New Zealand Limited

Get on top of your money

ANZ has been helping New Zealanders get on top of their money ever since we opened for business in 1840. We were New Zealand's first bank and today we have a large network of full-service branches and ATMs, and talented people across the country. ... More >>

ASB Bank

Helping you get one step ahead.

In 1847, ASB opened as the Auckland Savings Bank with the pledge: 'to serve the community; to grow and to help Kiwis grow'. And that is very much what ASB is about today. ASB is a leading provider of integrated financial services in New Zealand in... More >>

Alastair Thompson

Scoop Publisher

Alastair Thompson is the co-founder of Scoop. He is of Scottish and Irish extraction and from Wellington, New Zealand. Alastair has 24 years experience in the media, at the Dominion, National Business Review, North & South magazine, Straight Furrow n... More >>

Alison McCulloch

Author and freelance journalist

Alison McCulloch is a writer and freelance journalist. She has worked at newspapers in New Zealand and the United States, including seven years as a staff editor at The New York Times. She is the author of "Fighting to Choose: The Abortion Rights Str... More >>

Bill Bennett

Freelance journalist.

Auckland-based Bill Bennett writes technology and business stories that are directly relevant to New Zealand readers. His emphasis is on telecommunications, but he also covers other aspects of technology and business. You can find his features in ... More >>

Caitlin Johnstone

Rogue journalist

Caitlin Johnstone is a 100 percent crowdfunded rogue journalist, bogan socialist, anarcho-psychonaut, guerilla poet and utopia prepper living in Australia with her American husband and two kids. She writes about politics, economics, media, feminism a... More >>

Chen Palmer

New Zealand Public And Employment Law Specialists

Chen Palmer was the first public law firm in New Zealand. Our reputation is for delivering a result. We don't just advise on public and employment law problems, we fix them, and we do so quickly. Our depth of experience and unique approach makes us l... More >>

Community Housing Aotearoa

Nga Wharerau o Aotearoa

Community Housing Aotearoa is the peak body for New Zealand's community housing sector. Our 110 members build and manage affordable and social housing. Our Vision is to make sure every New Zealander is well-housed in a warm, safe, dry and afford... More >>

Dave Hansford

Dave Hansford is an award-winning writer and photographer based in Nelson, specialising in science and environment issues.

He spent 14 years as a press photographer before turning to freelance writing in 2002. He has worked as a science reporter for National Geographic News and environment writer and columnist on The Listener, and in 2012, had a regular environment sl... More >>


From a garage in Northland to a pioneering global brand

The story of how Malcolm Rands, an organic gardener and hippy from Northland, built the pioneering global brand ecostore. This inspirational memoir gives an insight into the mind of an entrepreneur, activist and true Kiwi 'superhero'. It's a fasci... More >>

Environmental Defence Society

EDS speaks for the environment. It has influence.

Since 1971, EDS has been driving environmental protection in Aotearoa New Zealand through law and policy change. That's why it's one of this country's most influential non- profit organisations when it comes to achieving better environmental outcom... More >>


New Zealand's leading Captivating Photography Academy and Image Library

At Excio, our purpose is to help everyone unlock the full power of photography. Photography is like a language - a visual language. If you don't speak it fluently, your communication will suffer, and you will not achieve the desired outcomes, no ... More >>

Francis Cook


Francis studied History, gaining a first class honours in 2014. He is interested in politics, music and popular culture. His thesis looked at nuclear themes in Japanese film history. More >>


What is HiveMind?

Welcome to HiveMind - Scoop's new public engagement platform. HiveMind is an experiment including our readers in co-creating a more participatory and interactive public media conversation. We believe online public engagement tools can help group... More >>

Howard Davis

Scoop Arts Editor

Educated at Cambridge and UCLA; worked on several major Hollywood feature films and as a Kundalini Yoga instructor in Los Angeles; currently enjoying life in Wellington. More >>

Ian Powell

Otaihanga Second Opinion is a regular health systems blog in New Zealand.

Ian Powell is the editor of the health systems blog 'Otaihanga Second Opinion.' He is also a columnist for New Zealand Doctor, occasional columnist for the Sunday Star Times, and contributor to the Victoria University hosted Democracy Project. For ov... More >>

Igniting the Spark

by Scoop Amplifier

When an iconic New Zealand brand such as Telecom decides it needs to change its name, it has to be supposed it has pretty good reasons for doing so. This series of articles explores: What is the purpose of rebranding and repositioning as Spark?... More >>

James Littlewood

Writer and Researcher

I like to stick to the truth. Or at least, the facts. I initiate my own freelance projects, and I'm also a hired gun. More >>

Jess Berentson-Shaw

Public policy and public narrative researcher

Dr Jess Berentson-Shaw is a public policy and public narrative researcher. She has held roles across academic, government and non-government organisations translating knowledge, and working to get evidence for collective wellbeing at the heart of dec... More >>

Joseph Cederwall

Freelance Writer

Joseph is Co-editor of Scoop and Editor of The Dig. Joseph is an editor, writer, and social entrepreneur with an interest in open and participatory media and business models. In 2019, Joseph founded The Dig. Joseph has qualifications in law and anthr... More >>





Join Our Free Newsletter

Subscribe to Scoop’s 'The Catch Up' our free weekly newsletter sent to your inbox every Monday with stories from across our network.