House Tax – Rankin For Mayor – Hospital Boss Bonuses – Baby In Fireplace – Accidental Deaths
HOUSE TAX: Family homes and residential investment properties would be taxed as part of a radical overhaul of the tax system promoted by a Government appointed independent review team yesterday.
RANKIN FOR MAYOR: Dumped Work and Income boss Christine Rankin is being pressed to run for the Wellington mayoralty.
HOSPITAL BOSS BONUSES: An “embarrassed” Government is demanding an explanation for bonuses paid to hospital bosses that appear to have breached Government guidelines.
BABY IN FIREPLACE: A young Auckland mother is being questioned by police after her baby was rescued from a fireplace last night.
ACCIDENTAL DEATHS: More than 1020 people in black filed into Wellington Cathedral yesterday to represent the number of New Zealanders killed in accidents in the year to June 30, 2000.
- Wellington: capital place to live;
- Jane Clifton About the House: It popped up like a pimple;
- Hirer and firer loses position;
- Maori an ‘endangered’ language;
- SOE ticked off over ad;
- Power shortage risk remains.
Editorial: Sickening pay