STERILISE: The parents of an intellectually handicapped Wellington woman have abandoned their fight to have her sterilised because of the burden of what could have become a landmark court case.
CARDNO: Police want to know whether the father of murdered teenager Karla Cardno meant his comments about killing her killer when he got out of jail.
TATTOO TICKETS OUT: Tickets to the Edinburgh Tattoo sold out in 2 ½ hours yesterday.
QUAKE: More bodies than survivors are now being recovered from the Turkish quake as the death toll passes 5,300.
CHEF WAITS: A Turkish chef in Wellington is waiting anxiously to hear the fate of his family in Turkey.
WEATHER: Severe wind and rain is likely to hit central North Island tomorrow with gusts of up to 110 km per hour.
DOGS: The victim of a dog attack has asked a parliamentary select committee not to ban ‘dangerous dogs’, instead ensuring owners are responsible.
APPOINTMENTS: Labour leader Helen Clark has asked the government to stop making appointments until after the election.
Five MPs off to East Timor will be escorted by Indonesian