THROW AWAY KEY: Nearly eight out of ten New Zealanders who do not support the death penalty think the worst criminals should be jailed for life without parole.
TRANZ RAIL ACCIDENT: A Tranz Rail worker fell ten meters down a stair well yesterday and is in Wellington with serious head, leg and back injuries. OSH are investigating.
TIMOR BILL: New Zealand’s military contribution to East Timor is likely to cost around $75 million, nut the Prime Minister says now is not the time to be talking costs.
WELLINGTONIANS RICHER: Wellingtonians earn about $80 more per week than average kiwis.
TROOPS: Kiwi troops were quickly on patrol in Dili soon after they arrived yesterday.
BUBBLE: An inflatable bubble seven storeys high will be on Wellington’s waterfront to house an aerial ballet in the NZ Festival 2000.
PETERS: Winston Peters is promising a hard bargaining period if he is involved in coalition talks.