Christine Rankin – Phillida’s Fashion Statement – Dannevirk Crime – Fiordland Moose
CHRISTINE RANKIN: The Crown fought back against Christine Rankin yesterday, painting her leadership as doomed from the beginning.
PHILLIDA’S FASHION STATEMENT: Alliance MP Phillida Bunkle made several trips across Parliament’s debating chamber yesterday wearing a mini-skirt and big earrings reminiscent of Christine Rankin’s.
DANNEVIRKE CRIME: Weird and bizarre is how Dannevirke’s top policeman describes a dramatic drop in the town’s burglary rate.
FIORDLAND MOOSE: A South Island man claims to have scientific proof of a wild moose living in Fiordland.
Inside Political Headlines:
- MPs block $500,000 report to Parliament;
- Foot-and-mouth leads to increase in strip searches;
- Environment Court backlog ‘farcica’;
- Pilot medical assessment plan stymied;
- Report pans ‘fund juggling’;
- No decree on dress style, says Maharey.
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