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Scoop Full Coverage: The Hollow Men

Published: Wed 22 Nov 2006 03:33 PM
The Hollow Men: Brash Says He's Trying To Allow Book Release - National Party Leader Don Brash has confirmed that he has this morning had an initial brief telephone conversation with his legal counsel... "As I've said earlier, I want to see the book by Nicky Hager published so that the claims can be exposed to daylight... I am confident that there are ways in which the book can be released, even in the next few days. These are being actively explored. See... Avenues to allow book's release being explored


Scoop Audio
- Scoop's Kevin List & Kiwi FM Host Wammo discuss Nicky Hager's new book " Hollow Men: A Study In The Politics Of Deception ", its subject National Party Leader Don Brash, and the similarities between modern NZ political reporting and Stalinist Russian censorship.
Don Brash: "I don't think I have ever had an email from the Exclusive Brethren."


- Following the revelation's that respected researcher/investigative journalist Nicky Hager had written a currently legally suppressed book detailing the ins and outs of National under the leadership of Dr Don Brash – the National Leader kindly agreed to take a few questions from the media. Question: Do you know in 2005 when you first met the Brethren? When they first became interested in helping the National Party in the campaign, so look at when the election was and try to remember when your first meeting was, or a phone call, or an email. Do you remember? Dr Brash: No I don't. I don't think I have ever had an email from the Exclusive Brethren. See...


Scoop Audio, Transcripts and Report
- Brash Sticks To 2005 Story Over Brethren Contacts
ALSO:TV3 - Campbell Live Goes to CourtPublic Address - Let's Be Hearing It
Scoop Flashback:
Don Brash, Civil Unions & The Exclusive Brethren


Scoop Audio
- Gleeful Cullen Surmises Key And Brash Goners
The Book Don Brash Doesn't Want NZ To Read – Revealed
- Listen To Nicky Hager Press Conference
- Read The "Hollow Men" Press Kit


After torturing political insiders for more than a year the secret of who had Don Brash's emails has finally been revealed - New Zealand's leading investigative journalism sleuth and author Nicky Hager. This morning at 11am Mr Hager held a press conference to announce the existence of a book "Hollow Men: A Study In The Politics Of Deception" which – thanks to Friday's injunction obtained by Don Brash against John and Jane Doe – cannot now be sold and acquired for the nation's Christmas stockings. See.. Images & Audio: Nicky Hager "Hollow Men" Presser
ALSO:Scoop Report - Brash Sticks To 2005 Story Over Brethren Contacts
Earlier:NZ First - Don's Injunction Is A Bit FishyNational - Brash Wins Court Order Blocking Email PublicationNational - Destruction of emails 'staggering'
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