Exclusive Feature Documentary

Feature Documentary: Morality of Argument – Sustaining a state of being nuclear free

EXCLUSIVE: For the first time publicly, this documentary webcasts exclusive to Evening Report. Documentary: Morality of Argument –

Duration: 1:39
Director/Producer: Selwyn Manning
Interviewees include: Bunny McDiarmid, Commander Robert Green, Dr Kate Dewes, Dr Paul Buchanan. Footage includes previously unreleased recordings of an interview between Selwyn Manning and former New Zealand prime minister David Lange on the nuclear free policy and the Pacific.


Singapore’s Lee Kuan Yew Has Died Drawing Respect From Region’s Leaders

Lee Kuan Yew portraitEvening Report – SINGAPORE’S FOUNDING LEADER and former Prime Minister Lee Kuan Yew has passed away at the Singapore General Hospital today at 3.18am Monday, Singapore time.

He was 91 years-of-age. Singapore’s Prime Minister LEE Hsien Loong issued a brief statement announcing the passing of Mr Lee Kuan Yew and the Government has declared a period of National Mourning from 23 March (Monday) to 29 March (Sunday).


Five-Eyes Scandal: How Far Does National-led Govt’s GCSB Spying Go?

MIL OSI –  How far does GCSB ‘trade team’ spying go? “Revelations this morning that the GCSB was spying on Trade Minister … FULL ARTICLE

IPCA Roastbusters Report: Why I’m Not Reassured

By Catriona Maclennan IS THE POLICE MISHANDLING of the investigation into alleged sexual offending against young women in Auckland a one-off failure or a nationwide problem ? 

Economic Outlook: Growth or Slowth?

MIL OSI Analysis – Source: Keith Rankin – Analysis-Reportage: Headline: Economic Outlook: Growth or Slowth? New Zealand’s latest economic growth figures – 3.3% annual – were released on Thursday…


Phil Goff: Council can stop Port’s encroachment on harbour

Police warn Coromandel fugitive should not be appraoched

Unexplained death under investigation in Coromandel

State house sell-off fiasco a gift for developers – Labour

GCSB: Groser’s Competition Scuttling Bureau – Labour


NewsRoom Digest: Top NZ News Items for March 23 2015

This edition of NewsRoom_Digest contains six media release snippets and four links of the day from Monday 23 March. Top stories … FULL ARTICLE

TPPA Investment chapter in NZ Korea another handcuff on NZ governments – Kelsey

Christchurch retail spending reaches $2 billion


Operation Safe Centres cracks down on drugs in detention – Australian Customs and Border Protection Service

MIL OSI – Source: Australia Government Statements – Operation Safe Centres cracks down on drugs in detention – News – Australian … FULL ARTICLE

Ebola one year on: Hearts and homes were key to breakthrough – Oxfam

China’s Inner Mongolia – Ex-police chief held over death of woman

UN envoy tells Security Council Yemen on rapid downward spiral

Selwyn Manning, BCS (Hons.) MCS (Hons.) is an investigative political journalist with 23 years media experience. He specializes in reportage and analysis of socioeconomics, politics, foreign affairs, and security/intelligence issues. Selwyn has extensive experience as a commentator and has provided live political analysis to a wide range of television and radio organizations broadcasting in New Zealand, Australia and globally including the BBC (Five Live, London) and BBC (World Service). He is currently a correspondent to Australia's FiveAA radio, and is a regular live-on-air panelist on Radio New Zealand's The Panel with broadcaster Jim Mora.