Bronze Sailors – Lily’s Foreign Roots – Shark Attack – Cold Snap
- BRONZE SAILORS: Boardsailors Barbara Kendall and Aaron McIntosh won Bronze to instantly doubled New Zealand’s medal tally yesterday.
- LILY’S FOREIGN ROOTS: Researchers from Massey University’s institute of molecular biosciences have found that the iconic Mt Cook Lily, along with several other native species, came from overseas.
- SHARK ATTACK: A New Zealand man died yesterday after being attacked by a shark believed to be a white pointer while surfing in South Australia.
- COLD SNAP: Wintry weather is expected to return with a vengeance in the North Island today as two weather systems clashed, MetService said.
Inside Political Headlines:
- Prebble acts up as his party simmers and polls poorly;
- Teachers plead for reduced workload;
- Fire Service in $150,000 slipup;
- Clark asked to explain;
- Government plan to loot SOEs draws draws Kedgley’s ire.