POLICE SHOOTING: Armed men fought with police before one was shot dead by police yesterday afternoon.
THREE ARRESTED: Three men have been arrested and charged with unlawfully getting into a vehicle following the shooting of a man by police yesterday. The dead man has yet to be identified.
POLICE KILLINGS: Police have killed 18 people in the last 58 years.
DOCTORS AND ACC: Doctors have lashed out at the new ACC system and have started increasing patient charges to cope with increased red tape.
WARMING UP: June was the tenth consecutive month of normal average temperatures.
MAORI FREQUENCIES: The government is expected to reject a Waitangi Tribunal finding that implies Maori have ownership rights over radio frequencies.
WATSON TRIAL: Murder accused Scott Watson changed his appearance two weeks after Ben Smart and Olivia Hope disappeared said a man who knows him at the High Court trial yesterday.
TOURISM SETTLEMENT: Ex Tourism Board members have been paid out $170,000 between them as well as having their legal and travel costs covered.
SPEEDING FINE: A Whangarei man is concerned that personal information regarding a speed camera fine has been passed on to a private research company.