PostShop Closures – Harassment Investigation – Croc Swimming Aid – Near Drowning – Strictly Ballroom
POSTSHOP CLOURES: NZ Post plans to close PostShop branches that are not making enough money, a move that may have repercussions for its “people’s bank.”
HARASSMENT INVESTIGATION: Complaints of racial and sexual harassment of non-Maori students by Maori students and a tutor at Gisborne’s Tairawhiti Polytechnic are to be heard by a special audit panel.
CROC SWIMMING AID: Darwin swimming coach Mark Davies puts live crocodiles in the pool with his students to motivate them to swim faster.
NEAR DROWNING: A Petone man who could not swim and was wearing gumboots but no lifejacket had to be rescued from Wellington Harbour at the weekend.
STRICTLY BALLROOM: Professional ballroom dancers Natalie and Richard Perry became New Zealand champions for the second year in a row when they competed in Wellington at the weekend.
- Extreme caution at junction where science and politics meet;
- $18,000 paid for help on prison plan;
- No details on bonus;
- $15m to bolster Maori language;
- Code for MPs advocated;
- Aussies to head fund;
- Government calls halt to casino licences.
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