LIST: Winston Peters dumped his two woman MPs yesterday, dropping Robyn McDonald from number 14 to 20 on the party list and Jenny Bloxham from number five to 22.
ECONOMISTS: Ratings agency Standard and Poor’s is taking a keen interest in promises made by political parties and will comment on New Zealand’s credit rating after the election.
RACEHORSE: A Levin woman has been awarded $8000 compensation after being banned from owning racehorses because of her former husband’s conviction for assaulting her.
SNORING: Snoring can ruin your sex life and your partner’s a new study says.
RUGBY: Craig Dowd says the costs of retaliating to foul play on the field are too high and players cannot afford to be suspended.
BASHING: A Rotorua man who was bashed in a home invasion style assault thought he was going to die after an intruder fired a gun into a wall.
HOME: The average household has assets and savings worth $200,000 and owes the bank $50,000.
DEAL: Labour deny any deal was
made with the Alliance to persuade them to withdraw Phillida
Bunkle from Wellington