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Scoop Post Election Podcast: River Of Freedom Review

Sunday, 10 December 2023, 12:05 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

After recording a River of Freedom review the Scoop Political Podcast went into hibernation. Now with a new Government formed it’s time to dust off this forgotten silver. More >>

The MPs Using The Taxpayer To Own Wellington Property

Thursday, 12 October 2023, 8:17 am | Scoop Election Podcast

In the last week of politicking the Post newspaper brought to light the fact that while most Kiwis are struggling with a cost of living and housing crisis a significant ‘minority’ of MPs are investing in Wellington real estate on the taxpayer. According ... More >>

The Local Body ‘Stars’ Looking To Shine In Parliament (And Cost Ratepayers $$$)

Thursday, 5 October 2023, 10:00 am | Scoop Election Podcast

The Scoop Election team tracked down the local body politicians who stood in 2022 promising to represent their communities until 2025 but are now looking to assist democracy as MPs. More >>

TVNZ Political Reporter Gives Up And Calls Election For National

Saturday, 30 September 2023, 9:11 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

Sick of pretending that it’s a close race anymore TVNZ’s political team have decided to just be straight with their audience. More >>

Ilam Green candidate talks electorate and ‘party’ vote strategy

Friday, 22 September 2023, 6:40 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

Green Party Ilam candidate Mike Davidson dropped into the Scoop 2023 electoral studio. Topics traversed during Mr Davidson’s visit included the Green Party strategy of trying to win four electorates and local issues in Ilam and Canterbury. More >>

TOP Party Strategies And Twitter (X) Stories

Wednesday, 6 September 2023, 6:55 am | Scoop Election Podcast

TOP Party strategist Will Hall gives us the low down on Ilam electorate campaign. We also have a quick dive into some political twitter stories engaging the Twitterati - or nowadays - Xerati. More >>

Taumata Arowai rules lead to total chlorination of Christchurch water

Saturday, 26 August 2023, 3:04 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

With a tight race in Ilam shaping up between incumbent MP Sarah Pallett, National’s Hamish Campbell and TOP leader Raf Manji the subject of chlorinated water will be a ‘water cooler’ issue . More >>

Scoop Election Podcast: Eating Fresh Fruit in Ilam

Monday, 21 August 2023, 7:23 am | Scoop Election Podcast

The Scoop Political Podcast drills down into the race for Ilam, the political parties big policies, and an uncanny resemblance of a politician to a much loved children’s television character. More >>

Scoop Election Podcast: Defence, BlackRock and Labour’s Plunge in the Polls – with guest Peter Field

Friday, 11 August 2023, 10:05 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

Geopolitics and investment giant BlackRock dominate the conversation in this week’s podcast but we also cover banning cell phones from schools and the latest political polls. More >>

Scoop Election Podcast: ‘For Whom The Poll Tolls’

Sunday, 6 August 2023, 8:48 am | Scoop Election Podcast

The Scoop Election Podcast tackles the variation in political polls. We also look at the electorates where some pundits are picking a minor party may take an electorate seat (Northland and Ilam). More >>

Politician Watch: Seymour Tries To Take Out Winston Peters

Friday, 4 August 2023, 11:25 am | Scoop Election Podcast

ACT Leader David Seymour’s mask of being a cheerful chappie that likes the odd twerk slipped completely in early August 2023. While being interviewed by the Platform’s Sean Plunket Mr Seymour showed that rather being the friendly face of neo-liberal ... More >>

Donation Watch: Te Pāti Māori Get Late July Cash Injection

Wednesday, 2 August 2023, 2:55 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

Te Pāti Māori received a $50,000 donation via John Tamihere in late July 2023. John Tamihere is Te Pāti Māori’s current President and stood unsuccesfully in the 2020 general election as the Te Pāti Māori candidate for Tamaki Makauru. Recently ... More >>

Scoop Election Podcast: Greens say no taxpayer funding for local campaign - cite mistake

Sunday, 30 July 2023, 2:38 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

The Green Party in 2022 used parliamentary funding to push social media ads supporting Green Party local government candidates in 2022 according to the Taxpayer’s Union. More >>

Scoop Election Podcast Launches With 'Politics From Canterbury'

Wednesday, 26 July 2023, 4:52 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

The Canterbury sheep is roaring into Election ‘23 with a Mainland view of national politicking. This podcast will be available to Scoop readers as the Scoop Election Podcast. More >>

Winston Peters photo used in RNZ disinformation doco promo

Sunday, 23 July 2023, 10:47 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

In this week’s Scoop Election Podcast we query why Radio NZ have included New Zealand First Leader Winston Peters in their disinformation podcast promotional videos. More >>

Taxpayers Fund ACT MPs ‘Real Change’ Videos

Friday, 21 July 2023, 2:34 pm | Scoop Election Podcast

During the June 2023 advertisements featuring ACT Party MPs started showing up in social media feeds. For those viewers without the benefit of 20/20 vision, it was hard to see the authorisation... More >>

Why New Zealand should say “No’ to Obama’s war

Sunday, 4 January 2009, 8:59 pm | Kevin List

If Iraq has been George Bush’s war, Afghanistan is shaping up to be an operation that is owned and operated by Barack Obama. The major increase in US and other Western forces ( and the new ways that these forces are to be deployed ) will be decided ... More >>

The Real Spirit of Xmas vs The Fake Spirit of Xmas

Wednesday, 24 December 2008, 12:45 pm | Kevin List

This Christmas Scoop received an email from a concerned and dedicated reader questioning whether Air NZ 's latest online Xmas message was really in the spirit of the season. The online animation shows Santa being grounded by the 'Green Police' due to his ... More >>

Audio: PM John Key On Airbus Tragedy

Friday, 28 November 2008, 3:50 pm | Kevin List

This afternoon New Zealand Prime Minister John Key held a short press conference in which he offered his condolences to the family's of the New Zealand air crew who died in the crash in involving an Air New Zealand Air bus that was leased to XL Airways ... More >>

Images: National Storm Cabinet Office

Wednesday, 19 November 2008, 4:48 pm | Kevin List

The takeover of the Beehive by John Key's National government was completed this afternoon with the first cabinet meeting of the new administration. On the way up to the rarefied air at the top of the Beehive there were however a few Vote Labour ... More >>





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