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Energy Policy Roundup 2020

Wednesday, 7 October 2020, 12:07 pm | The Scoop Editors

A policy analysis of the key energy policies of the main parties in the 2020 Election by the Scoop Editorial team as part of the Transitional Energy Series. More >>

Auckland to remain at level 3 restrictions and rest of NZ at level 2 for 12 more days

Friday, 14 August 2020, 5:40 pm | The Scoop Team

Auckland will remain at level three restrictions and the rest of the country at level 2 for 12 more days Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced. She said this would be reviewed on August 21, but there was no indication yet anywhere was required to go to level More >>

Dissolution of Parliament delayed as Govt hunts source of new covid infections and possible spread

Wednesday, 12 August 2020, 11:07 am | The Scoop Team

The dissolution of Parliament has been deferred by at a least a few days due to the new covid-19 cases, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. This was in case Parliament had to be reconvened as more information came to light, Ardern said at a briefing ... More >>

Covid-19 returns and Auckland moves level 3 restriction and the rest of NZ level 2

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 10:53 pm | The Scoop Team

Auckland will move to level 3 covid-19 restrictions from midday Wednesday after four positive cases of the virus outside of managed isolation, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said. The rest of the country would also move to level 2 restrictions with ... More >>

Auckland to move to level 3 covid-19 restrictions, rest of NZ to level 2 after cases return

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 9:35 pm | The Scoop Team

Auckland is moving into level three covid-19 restrictions after four cases of the virus were detected in one family in Auckland, PM Jacinda Ardern said. The rest of the country will move to level two restrictions from midday tomorrow. There were ... More >>

Community transmission of covid-19 returns to New Zealand with four cases

Tuesday, 11 August 2020, 9:26 pm | The Scoop Team

After 102 days of being covid-19 free the first cases of covid-19 in the community have returned, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said tonight There are four cases in one family in south Auckland. There is no known contact with overseas travel. Others More >>

Democracy 2.0 Delivered In Aotearoa NZ: NextElection Partners With Scoop For Exciting Democracy Tech

Monday, 10 August 2020, 9:19 am | The Scoop Editors

Joint Press Release: NextElection,, ScoopCitizen NextElection , a technology platform empowering democracy and Government accountability, and Scoop Independent News have partnered to strengthen citizen participation in the 2020 New Zealand General ... More >>

Prime Minister’s Press Conference June 15 2020 - Fast Track Consent Process

Monday, 15 June 2020, 4:09 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern outlined plans to fast track consents for some infrastructure work today. Speaking at the post-Cabinet Press conference, Arden said 11 infrastructure projects will be fast-tracked under a new law to help rebuild the economy after the ... More >>

PM’s Press Conference – The Move To Level One

Monday, 8 June 2020, 3:14 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said New Zealand will move to covid-19 level one restrictions from midnight tonight. Cabinet’s decision follows the Ministry of Health saying there were no active cases in the country and there had been no new ... More >>

Budget 2020 Full Coverage

Saturday, 16 May 2020, 11:31 am | Scoop Publishing

A summary of budget 2020 coverage on Scoop from a range of publishers and across sectors. More >>

PM’s press conference on covid-19 lockdown decision

Monday, 20 April 2020, 4:29 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced New Zealand would move from level 4 lockdown restriction to level 3 next week. More >>

Post-Cab Press Conference 30/3/2020 - COVID-19 Response

Monday, 30 March 2020, 5:09 pm | The Scoop Team

Today Cabinet was focused on the response to protect NZers from COVID-19. Ardern outlined More >>

Probably the last photo taken of the Wanaka Tree

Saturday, 21 March 2020, 6:37 pm | The Scoop Team

The following photo was taken by Matteo Rolfi of MRolfiphotography on the night of Friday March 13th, with around an 18 minute exposure. More >>

PM's Post-Cabinet Press Conference 02/03/20: COVID-19 Response

Monday, 2 March 2020, 5:40 pm | The Scoop Team

  Video of PM Ardern’s Post Cabinet Press Conference is available here: New Zealand Labour Party - #LIVE: Post-Cabinet Press Conference 2 March 2020 Today Cabinet was focused on the response to protect NZers from COVID-19. Ardern outlined ... More >>

To the Editor: Stranded in Singapore due to NZ visa delays

Tuesday, 7 January 2020, 2:08 pm | The Scoop Team

An email to the editor from Jéan van Wyngaardt a would-be tourist to NZ stranded in Singapore due to confusion over NZ entry requirements More >>

PM's Post-Cab 16/12/19: Disaster Responses

Monday, 16 December 2019, 5:18 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern began her last post-cabinet press conference of 2019 by offering sympathy to those affected by the eruption of Whakaari/White Island a week ago, and giving an overview of the response. There will be work on whether any ... More >>

Scoop Coverage: Whakaari/White Island Eruption

Monday, 16 December 2019, 10:40 am | Scoop Full Coverage

Press releases, updates and reaction to the deadly volcanic eruption of Whakaari/White Island on 9 December 2019. More >>

Apology to Alexandra Allan

Saturday, 14 December 2019, 7:20 pm | The Scoop Team

This contained incorrect information regarding the remuneration of Alexandra Allan. The item has now been deleted and Scoop unreservedly apologises to Ms Allan for the distress caused due to this publication. More >>

PM's Post-Cab 9/12/19: And Then A Volcano

Monday, 9 December 2019, 5:29 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern began her regular post-cabinet press conference with an update on the response to this afternoon's eruption at Whakaari/White Island. She said a rescue operation was being undertaken with up to 100 people on the island ... More >>

PM's Post-Cab 2/12/19: Once More, The Breach

Monday, 2 December 2019, 4:56 pm | The Scoop Team

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's began her weekly post-cabinet press conference by discussing schools' responses to the school property funding announced at the Labour Party conference this weekend. More >>