Party Drug Recalled – Waitangi Day – Sevens Win – Reprieved Dog – Auckland Bashing
- PARTY DRUG RECALLED: Thousands of sachets of the party drug One4b were recalled last night as another overdose victim was admitted to hospital in a coma.
- WAITANGI DAY: Prime Minister Helen Clark is advocating giving Waitangi Day a more national focus – making it a celebration for all New Zealanders, not just Maori.
- SEVENS WIN: New Zealand won its first ever rugby sevens World Cup yesterday, with Jonah Lomu leading the way with three tries in the final against Australia in Mar del Plata, Argentina.
- REPRIEVED DOG: A family pet that has spent the past 13 months on death row has been given a reprieve by a judge in Fielding District Court yesterday.
- AUCKLAND BASHING: Lyn Clarkson did not want her son, who was bashed to death in Auckland on Friday, to move from his Mid-Canterbury hometown of Rakaia to the city, because she had a gut feeling he shouldn’t be in Auckland.
Inside Political Headlines:
- Douglas quitting as party president;
- PM fuels rumour of change;
- East Timor support to be scaled down;
- Creech likely to resign tomorrow;
- No concern over visit to Samuels’s Den.
Editorial: Small win on fee greed.