SMOKERS: Smokers with lung disease are being refused oxygen treatment at home and health watchdogs are outraged.
TOURISM HANDSHAKE: The government has receovered the $340 000 paid to two former Tourism Board directors and given $200 000 back to them.
TARARUA MURDER: Police have found the car of murdered Brooklyn man Terry King in Porirua today. The red Toyato Corolla is now being examined at the Lower Hutt Police Station.
STADIUM: Sport, music and cultural events are already competing for the use of Wellington's new stadium.
POTTER BACK IN JAIL: Convicted sex offender Bert Potter is back in jail after he refused to leave the Centrepoint commune.
THREATENING COUNCILLORS: Porirua Councillor Helen Smith said other councillors became almost threatening during discussions prior to a decision on rates being made.
KOSOVO: The government has offered four military observers to UN Peacekeeping forces in Kosovo.
PARENTS OF GAYS: A Christchurch college has set up
a new course for parents to help them cope with gay or
lesbian children who are 'coming