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PM's Press Conference: Rearranging The Cabinet Chairs

Monday, 24 April 2017, 3:10 pm | Lyndon Hood

The Prime Minister today announced a new cabinet, replacing departing Education Minister Hekia Parata and Foreign Minister Murray McCully, as well as some other changes. The new ministers will be sworn in next Tuesday. The first meeting will be on May ... More >>

Lyndon Hood: In Which My Computer Develops A Bug

Monday, 6 March 2017, 11:12 am | Lyndon Hood

In Which My Computer Develops A Bug By Lyndon Hood First published on Werewolf Click for big version. More >>

PM's Press Conference 12/9/16: Homes And Fishes

Monday, 12 September 2016, 5:32 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minsiter John Key began his weekly press conference with an overview of NZ announcements from the Pacific Island Forum and East Asian Summit, a reminder of NZ's plans for chairing the UN Security Council, and a teaser for an unpcoming announcement ... More >>

PM's Press Conference: Not Blaming, Just Saying

Monday, 5 September 2016, 5:45 pm | Lyndon Hood

Prime Minister John Key began today's press conference by discussing Civil Defence, ACC, and Youth Minister Nikki Kaye taking leave from her portfolios while undergoing treatment for breast cancer. More >>

PM's Press Conference 29/8/16: Crime and Diplomacy

Monday, 29 August 2016, 5:30 pm | Lyndon Hood

PM's Press Conference 29/8/16: Crime and Diplomacy Multimedia & report by Lyndon Hood More >>

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 >>