CARDNO: The stepfather of murdered teenager Karla Cardno has had his 15 year old son taken into CYPFA care as his threats to kill his stepdaughters murderer was not considered to be appropriate behaviour from a parent.
PAYOUT: The bungled SIS break-in has cost the taxpayer more than $100,000 after Aziz Choudry sued the government over the illegal break-in.
QANTAS: Qantas air crews are still dressing in black for flights to the Bledisloe Cup this weekend, but not in official All Black jerseys.
LAWYER DENIES FRAUD: John Tannahill, a prominent Wellington lawyer, appeared in a depositions hearing in the Wellington District Court on 19 fraud-related.
LEGAL AID: 81,000 people received legal aid in the year ending June 31 – up 16,000 on the previous year.
WATSON: Evidence by three witnesses that was suppressed on Tuesday was released yesterday. People who knew Watson said he told them he hated women and talked about killing one.
LAZY GENE: Glasgow scientists believe a ‘lazy gene’ could be responsible for lethargy and slothfulness. They are investigating further.
TAX AGREEMENT: ACT is outraged over Tau Henare offering Mauri Pacific’s five votes to get the governments tax cut package passed in exchange for $15 million for Maori initiatives.
CULLEN: Michael Cullen was suspended from the House for 24 hours yesterday for “grossly disorderly behaviour”.