METEOR: A meteor almost as big as a car blazed over much of New Zealand yesterday, possibly showering debris over the North Island.
STILL WAITING: 58,000 people on waiting lists still do not know if or when they will get an operation, a report by the HFA says.
MAN MISSING: A man is missing after a Nelson based fishing boat capsized while crossing the Buller River bar at Westport yesterday.
BEN AND OLIVIA: Ben Smart and Olivia Hope were kissing in a garden bar the night they vanished according to a witness at the High Court in Wellington.
ANOTHER RAID: A sick Palmerston North man has been raided for the ninth time by police in two and a half years. He has never been convicted of a crime.
PETITION: The petition by Norm Withers calling for tougher sentences for violent criminals will lead to a referendum on the issue.
WTO: Mike Moore's bid to be director of the WTO has cost about $1 million.
TAX: ACT has urged National to leave the middle tax rate and instead cut the top tax rate.
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