POLICE SHOOTING: Two inquiries are under way after police shot a man daed near Helensville yesterday afternoon. The shooting followed a brief car chase.
RUGBY JERSEYS: Three of the All Blacks most illustrious captains have given the new All Black jersey the thumbs up.
MILLENNIUM BABY: The Welling maternity project has registered 13 women who are due to give birth on New Year’s Eve and another seven due on New Year’s Day.
NEW BUNGY: A new bungy jump from a Gondala in Christchurch is believed to be the first of its kind in the world.
TOURISM ROW: The row over severance payouts to two former Tourism Board members has been settled for $212,500. Tourism Minister Lockwood Smith described the settlement as fair, reasonable and realistic.
MOGRIDGE: Ex Tourism Board member Brian Mogridge said he settled for half his initial payout because he found it easier to deal with Lockwood Smith than Murray McCully.
TOURISM CAMPAIGN: The Tourism Board’s global marketing campaign is running a month behind schedule and the dispute with dumped agency Saatchi and Saatchi continues.
HAWKESBY: The Speaker of the House has rejected a second breach of privilege complaint by the Labour Party over the now infamous Hawkesby comment.
Mike Moore now awaits an offer to take the helm of the WTO
after the proposal to split the job between himself and Dr
Supachai has gained strong backing from the