KID CRIMINAL: A 13 year old boy in the care of CYPFA following a brutal aggravated robbery had committed nine previous robberies.
LEGAL AID: Struggling lawyers are amazed that some colleagues are earning over $400,000 in legal aid payments.
BAD BALDNESS: A middle aged man is taking pills to make his hair grow again.
McKINNON SECRETARY GENERAL: International watchers are interested to see if Britain will support Don McKinnon’s bid for the Commonwealth secretary-generalship.
DEMOCRATS: The New Zealand Democrat Party, which is part of the Alliance, hopes to get Cabinet postings after the next election. However this is unlikely.
NATS AND TAX: ACT and Labour said that National risked losing support with its election year tax cut package, expected to be announced on Sunday.
POLITICAL WEEK: Camp Leader Smith Jollies Apec Troops Along.
BARRIER DEATH: Police continue to investigate the suspicious death of a Great Barrier Island man.
QUEEN SAVES: The royal family is facing a pay freeze and face having their income determined every three years instead of every 10.