JOYCE: New Zealand’s Leilani Joyce was reduced to tears after dramatically winning the British Open squash title in Aberdeen yesterday.
MISLEADING: Holden, Mitsubishi and Nissan have admitted advertising in a way liable to mislead consumers about the price of new cars.
KIDS HURT: Three children were hurt, one seriously, and the father of one was also hurt when a car hit a tree in Napier yesterday.
SCAMS: The Consumer Affairs Ministry is warning people who are eager to earn extra money to get them through the Christmas period not to be sucked in by up to 90 scams which are ripping off people nationwide.
NZ FIRST: NZ First has bailed out the government over its party hopping legislation – saying it will support the bill which the Greens will not. The Greens will support the legislation to increase taxes on the top 5 per cent of earners, allowing the government to get through two key pieces of legislation before Christmas.
PARK: The deaths of four Porirua teenagers in two days in 1997 have been remembered in a memorial skateboard park opened in Porirua on Saturday.
BIG BROTHER: Men with an older brother are likely to be thought less physically attractive than their siblings, doctors have discovered.
WEDDING: Five couples
plan to marry at Porirua’s North City Plaza on New Years