PRINCE HARRY’S DAD: Princess Diana’s former lover James Hewitt has written a book due in October alleging he may be the father of Prince Harry and detailing six of Diana’s other lovers.
TIMOR: Pro-Independence and pro-Indonesian guerillas said they have reached a weapons-ban deal which may allow todays ballot to proceed peacefully.
CARROTS: A truckload of carrots found in the Taihape public toilets have police baffled.
POLICE RETIREMENT: A police officer who will be forced to retire at 55 says she would have liked the choice on when she should retire. Human Rights Act changes preventing discrimination on age do not apply to the police.
WADDELL: The Sports Foundation say Rob Waddell’s rowing victory at the world championships in Canada yesterday was an amazing performance.
POLITICAL WEEK – NICK VENTER: “Cullen Outburst Betrays Labour’s Union Sensitivity”.
TAX CUTS JEOPARDISED: Independent MP Tuariki Delamere is refusing to support the government’s tax cut legislation, placing the move in jeopardy.
GREEN LIST: An organic farmer, unemployed workers activist and a dreadlocked rastafarian rounded out the Green Party’s top five on the list, behind Jeanette Fitzsimons and Rod Donald.
MINI: Twenty minis drove through Wellington on
Saturday in a mini