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Female Viagra – Energy Competition – Wellington Weather – AB Grit

FEMALE VIAGRA: A cream available over the counter dubbed as the “female Viagra” which is claimed to enhance female pleasure, is on its way to New Zealand.

ENERGY COMPETITION: Competition in the electricity sector was dealt another blow at the weekend with New Zealand’s biggest generator, Meridian Energy, announcing it would stop taking new customers till at least October.

WELLINGTON WEATHER: Atrocious weather and incoming tide hampered emergency services in their battle to rescue a critically hurt man from his car, which crashed on to rocks on the Kapiti Coast yesterday.

AB GRIT: Rugby experts say the All Blacks’ 12-3 tri-nations victory over the Springboks yesterday was a super impressive one in difficult circumstances.

Inside Political Headlines:
- No contest as pledge of change delivers knockout blow;
- Boag promises 90-day action;
- Caution urged on tax cuts;
- Refuge boss confirms bid for Wellington Mayoralty;
- Welfare changes debated;
- Poll shows Greens’ support down.

Editorial: Seeing the wood in the trees.

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