TARIFFS: The New Zealand government will take the US to the WTO after their tariff slap on lamb imports yesterday.
HOSPITAL FULL: Wellington Hospital’s general medical wards are overflowing with winter ills after the mid-winter closure of Ward 15.
HUNGRY SEA: The South Wairarapa cliffs are being steadily and rapidly eroded by the sea.
NUKE SHIPMENTS: The government is concerned about the passage of two ships carrying plutonium from Europe to Japan entering New Zealand waters.
WTO: Thailand’s Dr Supachai has agreed for Mike Moore to have the first term in the WTO top job.
PIPES: The owner of a store selling cannabis pipes said he would go to jail rather than comply with a ban on their sale.
AIRPORT PROTEST: The protestors who occupied Paraparaumu airport last week will meet with Justice Minister Sir Doug Graham at parliament this morning to discuss their concerns.
NATS: The National Party opens its annual conference today and is preparing to fight Labour in the election campaign.